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Dumb Fox Business report: NFL bracing for ‘record low’ Super Bowl attendance

Fox Business had an awkward report today offering that the NFL is bracing for possible “record low” attendance at this year’s Super Bowl.


Press Conference: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett

UVA basketball Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the third-ranked Cavs’ 83-72 win over Davidson on Tuesday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. The Redskins (4-11) host the Dallas Cowboys (11-4) on Sunday in NFL action.


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Democrats: Too fat, too happy, doomed?

Republicans have been imploding for 15 years as their moderate and Tea Party wings have engaged in open warfare against each other. Looks like Democrats are about to do the same, with the centrist and liberal-progressive wings ready to claw each other to death.


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Boycott this?

I’m not sure why people get so frothed about starting boycotts. Another one just popped up in my Facebook News Feed about getting advertisers to stop sponsoring Rush Limbaugh, and while I agree that Limbaugh is a waste of space, the boycott stuff seems a waste of time.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with reporters on Tuesday. The Redskins (3-11) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) on Saturday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-11) lost to the New York Giants, 24-13, on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. The Redskins (3-10) play the New York Giants (4-9) in NFL action on Sunday.


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Memo to CNN: Put the blame on torture where it lies

Wolf Blitzer and his colleagues at CNN have been risking shoulder separations patting Blitzer on the back for his tough questioning on Tuesday of Sen. Dianne Feinstein regarding the release of a Senate report on the CIA’s use of torture on terrorism suspects in the ‘00s.


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Protests: A waste of time?

People are gathering in cities across the country – New York City, Washington, Berkeley – to protest decisions by grand juries in Missouri and Staten Island against bringing back indictments in cases in which cops were responsible for the deaths of unarmed petty-crime suspects.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. The Redskins (3-9) host the St. Louis Rams (5-7) on Sunday.


Why do we still pay attention to Charles Barkley?

Charles Barkley is right in saying he isn’t Uncle Tom. Give credit to Uncle Tom for at least having some level of education, after all.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (3-9) host the St. Louis Rams (5-7) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-9) lost to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, 49-27.


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Why Craig Littlepage doesn’t care: The UVA athletics money trail

Logic would seem to dictate that yet another losing season for UVA football under Mike London would bring about a financial impetus for change.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-8) play the Indianapolis Colts (7-4) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-8) play at the Indianapolis Colts (7-4) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-7) play the San Francisco 49ers (6-4) on Sunday at 4:25 p.m.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters after the Redskins’ 27-7 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. The Redskins (3-6) will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-8) on Sunday in NFL action.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (3-6) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-8) on Sunday in NFL action.


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Winners and Losers Special Edition: Toocloseforcomfort U.S. Senate race

WINNER: Ed Gillespie OK, he lost, sure. But we expected him to lose. Just not by 18,000 votes. (Maybe 18 points, but not 18,000 votes.) Now Gillespie is the odds-on favorite to be the Republican nominee for governor in 2017.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-6) have a bye this week.


Fuel to the fire: No respect for defending ACC champ UVA

UVA basketball fans might have worried that the program might be due a letdown after a breakthrough 2013-2014 season. What coach Tony Bennett asks his players to do is hard.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden speaks with reporters on Friday. Washington (3-5) plays at Minnesota (3-5) on Sunday in NFL action.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters after Washington’s 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday in NFL action at FedEx Field in Landover, Md.


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Inside the latest media scare: Ebola

“I’m pretty sure I’ve got ebola.” This was my friend Eli. Who tends to be a hypochondriac. In addition to conspiracy theorist and the rest. Guy watches a lot of news.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Tuesday. Washington (1-4) plays at Arizona (3-1) on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. Eastern.


No way Florida State is the best team, right? Well, who is?

Florida State might be the weakest October #1 team in recent memory. Then again, nobody else seems to want to be #1. Four of last week’s top six lost, leading to an unprecedented reshuffling of the AP Top 25.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Saturday. Washington (1-3) hosts defending Super Bowl champion Seattle (2-1) on Monday Night Football.


What’s in a dumb name? Leave Ashton and Mila alone already

The headlines are going crazy over the dumb name that Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis gave their baby girl. OK, so Wyatt Isabelle isn’t the prettiest name for what will presumably be a drop-dead gorgeous little girl once she grows out of the Winston Churchill phase that white babies go through.


Oh, yeah, good idea: Johnny Football to counsel Famous Jameis?

This makes total sense: Johnny Manziel, who will soon be missing college as much as Matt Leinart and Brian Bosworth, is planning to contact fellow basket-case wunderkind Jameis Winston, the idea being that in so doing one Heisman Trophy winner can help another avoid, I don’t know, what could either of these guys not get in stupid trouble for doing now?


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. Washington (1-3) hosts Seattle (2-1) on Monday Night Football.


Counseling professor explains how alopecia areata led to her baldness

Four years ago, Chereè Hammond joined the faculty in the master’s in counseling program at Eastern Mennonite University. Shortly after beginning the semester – it was a Wednesday, she remembers – she shaved her head.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden speaks with reporters on Friday about the team’s 45-14 home loss to NFC East rival New York.


UVA kicker Ian Frye knew father had suffered heart attack at BYU game

UVA kicker Ian Frye kicked a 46-yard field goal in the fourth quarter of the Cavs’ 41-33 loss at BYU on Saturday knowing that his father, Mark, had suffered a heart attack.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. Washington (1-1) plays at NFC East rival Philadelphia (2-0) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. Washington (1-1) plays at Philadelphia (2-0) on Sunday.


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BYU a 16-point favorite over UVA? Seriously?

The oddsmakers have installed BYU as a 16-point favorite over UVA heading into the teams’ non-conference matchup this weekend. Somebody has to ask the question, Why?