rss

Category: Washington

0

Raiders shock Chiefs as Smith returns after 693 days and 17 surgeries

Derek Carr brilliant as Las Vegas hand Kansas City first defeatAlex Smith returns as Washington QB after horrific injuryDerek Carr threw for 347 yards and three touchdowns, outplaying Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes along the way, and the Las Vegas Raid…

0

Dan Snyder has made Washington into a grubby mess. Don’t expect him to leave

The stories of a toxic franchise continue to roll in, but the Washington owner will cling on to his investment as long as he canDan Snyder has been embroiled in so many scandals and controversies during his 11 years as owner of Washington’s NFL team th…

0

Dan Snyder: covert video of cheerleaders reportedly made for Washington owner

Washington Post reports on troubling allegations at NFL teamSnyder also alleged to have propositioned cheerleader for friendThe Washington Post has published fresh allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct at Washington’s NFL team, this time dire…

0

Washington hire former running back Wright as NFL’s first black team president

Former Browns and Cardinals player will run business operationsAt age of 38, Wright will also be youngest team president in NFLThe Washington Football Team on Monday hired Jason Wright as team president, making him the first black person to hold that p…

0

Washington’s NFL team to go by ‘Washington NFL Team’ for 2020 season

Team adopts placeholder name for 2020 pending final decisionWashington will keep colors but abandon problematic logoThe NFL team formerly known as the ‘Redskins’ will go by the Washington Football Team for the 2020 season, giving the organization time …

0

Washington owner Dan Snyder vows culture change amid harassment report

Snyder pledges culture change within team after Post reportThree front-office members have left organization in last weekLeague says it will wait for law firm’s review before any actionWashington NFL owner Dan Snyder said Friday he’s committed to impro…

0

Washington’s NFL team faces sexual harassment claims from 15 women

Washington Post reports culture of harassment at NFL teamTeam owner Dan Snyder hires law firm to review club’s policiesThree front-office members have left organization in last weekOwner Dan Snyder has hired a District of Columbia law firm to review th…

0

Snyder took an age to drop Washington’s racist nickname. And he’ll still profit

Washington’s owner reacted as the street talked and the money walked. This was far from a philanthropic decision by the billionaireOn the eve of the 2014 season Daniel Snyder took to the airwaves to defend his claim to the racial slur that had served a…

0

Indians, Braves and Chiefs: what now for US sports’ other Native American names?

Leaders at Washington’s NFL team say they are changing the franchise’s name. But other teams in similar situations are in no rush to follow their exampleWashington’s NFL team announced on Monday they will no longer be called the “Redskins”, a name long…

0

Washington’s NFL team will reportedly drop racist nickname on Monday

NFL team will reportedly stop using racist ‘Redskins’ nicknameTitle sponsor FedEx pressured team to change 87-year-old nameWashington’s NFL team will get rid of the name ‘Redskins’ on Monday, according to multiple reports, officially distancing themsel…

0

FedEx asks ‘the team in Washington’ to dump racist nickname as Nike pulls gear

FedEx asks team to change controversial Redskins nicknameNike appears to remove all Washington gear from online storeThe title sponsor of the home stadium for Washington’s NFL team wants the organization to change its name.“We have communicated to the …

0

FedEx asks ‘the team in Washington’ to dump racist nickname as Nike pulls gear

FedEx asks team to change controversial Redskins nicknameNike appears to remove all Washington gear from online storeThe title sponsor of the home stadium for Washington’s NFL team wants the organization to change its name.“We have communicated to the …

0

Washington’s NFL nickname under new scrutiny in wake of anti-racism protests

The term ‘Redskins’ is seen as offensive by many people across America. In the current climate, a name change is not out of the questionSam Bardley says he got serious about making a feature-length documentary film about Native American names, logos an…

0

From incompetence to outright villainy: the NFL’s worst-run teams

There are plenty of bad teams in the league, but there’s a special place reserved for franchises whose entire structures are rottenMuch has been made of late of the New York Jets’ heroic efforts to lose their best player, Jamal Adams. The Jets are not …

0

Tiger king: Bengals select Joe Burrow with No 1 pick in ‘virtual’ NFL draft

NFL draft 2020: first round – as it happenedBengals take Heisman winner with No 1 overall pick in draftNFL conducted draft virtually due to coronavirus pandemicFor all the uniqueness of this NFL draft, including the angst over a potential communication…

0

New York Giants fire coach Pat Shurmur but reinstall GM Dave Gettleman

Shurmur sacked after 9-23 record in two seasons with GiantsGiants have failed to make playoffs in seven of last eight yearsWashington fire president Bruce Allen, eye Rivera to coachThe New York Giants have fired coach Pat Shurmur after the once-proud f…

0

Washington is a city of sporting champions. Just don’t tell its woeful NFL team

The capital has enjoyed success in baseball, hockey and basketball recently. The football team, however, are terrible and show few signs of improvementJust 37 miles but light years away from the stadium at which Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jacks…

0

In Los Angeles and around the NFL, away fans are taking over

This week the Chargers’ owner denied his team will relocate to London. But such rumors are unsurprising when home support strugglesThe Los Angeles Chargers returned to southern California on Sunday after playing the previous two weeks on the road, but …

0

Washington call head coach Jay Gruden to office at 5am and fire him

Team had lost all five games so far this seasonGruden reached playoffs just once in five full seasons as coachJay Gruden was fired as head coach of Washington on Monday after an 0-5 start to the sixth season of a tenure that featured only one playoff a…

0

Incredibly, the putrid Dolphins are not the most dismal team in the NFL

Unlike the Dolphins, the Jets and Washington are losing without purpose or any semblance of a plan for the futureA few weeks ago after watching the Dolphins and then the Jets suffer their latest embarrassing, soulless losses, I posed a question on Twit…