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Sports Roundup: #1 ‘Hoos lose at UNC

#13 UNC blanks #1 UVa. : No. 13 North Carolina scored five times in the sixth inning to break open a scoreless game on its way … (Read More) Homer the difference in 1-0 Blue Rocks win : Deivy Batista’s first Carolina League homer was all the Blue Rocks needed to defeat the Red Sox […]


Embarrassment of (lack of) riches

Mike Shanahan, we hardly knew ya. The genius is being exposed as a guy who was simply along for the ride at the twilight of John Elway’s NFL career, his reputation as an offensive guru now offensive in retrospect. “I basically say, Screw the awkwardness. I’m trying to be the starting quarterback,” said John Beck, […]


Winners and Losers

LOSER: ACC basketball Ugh. Outside of Duke, what do we have? Eleven dwarfs. North Carolina and Virginia Tech were supposed to contend for #2, but both are weak 9-4s. Traditional powers Georgia Tech and Wake Forest are 7-5 and 6-8, respectively, with losses to the likes of Kennesaw State, Stetson, Winthrop, UNC-Wilmington and Siena. The […]


Winners and Losers

LOSER: Tuesday Night Football Disadvantage: Philadelphia, which needs to win on Tuesday against Minnesota and then on Sunday against Dallas while getting a Sunday loss by Chicago to Green Bay to secure a first-round playoff bye. It wasn’t automatic that the game had to be moved back, either. Among the critics of the move: Pennsylvania […]


The (failed) Shanahan experiment

Another Sunday, another unfulfilling ending for the Washington Redskins, who lost 17-16 to Tampa Bay despite dominating for long stretches, then suffering the “North Dallas Forty” ending when the special-teams unit couldn’t execute what would have been the game-tying extra point with nine seconds to go. It’s easy to say that the ‘Skins have just […]


The (failed) Shanahan experiment

Another Sunday, another unfulfilling ending for the Washington Redskins, who lost 17-16 to Tampa Bay despite dominating for long stretches, then suffering the “North Dallas Forty” ending when the special-teams unit couldn’t execute what would have been the game-tying extra point with nine seconds to go. It’s easy to say that the ‘Skins have just […]


Winners and Losers: Sept. 20, 2010

WINNER: Schaub burns ‘Skins Hard to say there was a loser on Sunday at FedEx. Matt Schaub threw for 497 yards in leading the Houston Texans to a come-from-behind 30-27 overtime victory over the Washington Redskins, who did everything but put Houston away in the fourth quarter. Graham Gano had a chip-shot field goal blocked […]


Winners and Losers: Sept. 20, 2010

WINNER: Schaub burns ‘Skins Hard to say there was a loser on Sunday at FedEx. Matt Schaub threw for 497 yards in leading the Houston Texans to a come-from-behind 30-27 overtime victory over the Washington Redskins, who did everything but put Houston away in the fourth quarter. Graham Gano had a chip-shot field goal blocked […]


Poll: Is McNabb to ‘Skins a good move?

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David Reynolds | Being there

You were there. You were walking through it. Maybe for the last time. It was the portal you always take to get to your seats. And, as always, you made sure you gave your tickets to the same ticket taker. Especially today.