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  • Washington's offensive line [Editorial]

    Washington's offensive line  [Editorial]
    Professional sports is not a rational undertaking. Fans will pay astronomical ticket prices, build palace-like billion-dollar stadiums for their teams and tattoo on their bodies the names of players who are themselves wholly indifferent to where they...
  • The Biblioracle: James Baldwin still a class act

    The Biblioracle: James Baldwin still a class act
    The best part about working at a college is that I'm pretty much the dumbest person around. It's not that I think I'm particularly dumb, it's just that I'm surrounded by people who know a lot of really interesting stuff. It is simultaneously...
  • Donald Sterling ally says firms have dug up 'dirt' on NBA officials

    Donald Sterling ally says firms have dug up 'dirt' on NBA officials
    Clippers owner Donald Sterling has hired four firms to dig up embarrassing information about NBA executives and fellow team owners, according to a person familiar with the latest escalation in Sterling's seven-week battle to maintain control of his team....
  • New name for Redskins? How about Washington Drones?

    With the Obama administration using federal muscle to tell the Washington Redskins it's time to change that unacceptable name of theirs, let me make one thing perfectly clear. We probably should help the Redskins pick a new one. And let's do it...
  • Film Review: 'Evergreen: The Road to Legalization'

    At first glance, "Evergreen: The Road to Legalization," a documentary about the passage of a Washington state initiative decriminalizing recreational marijuana use, differs little from countless docus tracing the fates of public referendums on...
  • LAPD probes racial remarks attributed to detective

    Los Angeles police officials are investigating allegations that a veteran detective made racially charged comments about shooting black men and disparaged several superiors with vulgar insults during a training lecture given to other officers. Frank...
  • Roger Goodell has chance to do the right thing

    Roger Goodell has chance to do the right thing
    When the U.S. patent office canceled the trademark for the Redskins after concluding the team's nickname disparaged Native Americans, the ruling immediately put pressure on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to assert his power — a burden NBA...
  • U.S. patent office agrees: 'Redskins' is racist

    U.S. patent office agrees: 'Redskins' is racist
    Dealing a blow to efforts by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder and the National Football League to defend the team's nickname, a panel of administrative judges at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday canceled the team's trademarks. The...
  • Student journalists, administrators battle over use of 'Redskins' in high school publication

    Neshaminy High School senior Gillian McGoldrick doesn't think her principal, Robert McGee, is the "worst person in the world," but when it comes to allowing the use of the school nickname "Redskins" in the school newspaper, she thinks he's dead wrong....
  • Redskins name controversy at tipping point?

     Redskins name controversy at tipping point?
    The Washington Redskins once wore a circled R on their helmets. Now, they could become the first NFL team without a circled R — registered trademark — next to their logo. The NFL team on Wednesday lost the trademark to its own team name...
  • Why John Wynn is nervous about Comedy Takeover

    Why John Wynn is nervous about Comedy Takeover
    John Wynn learned to make people laugh by making mistakes. When he started his standup comedy career six years ago, he performed in small bars, where he was often unable to crack a single laugh from the audience. "The third time I had ever been...