#TBT Sports Blog: 2011 Heisman Trophy Winner RGIII

Robert Griffin III utilized an amazing combination of skill, speed and smarts to win the 2011 Heisman Trophy and, less than one year later, become one of the NFL’s brightest new stars.

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2 Cent Tuesday: Did NFL QB RG III Step Out of Bounds

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog raises the question whether or not Washington Redskins’ QB Robert Griffin stepped out of bounds with his recent comments to the media. Yesterday, the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner answered questions about his personal health … Continue reading

NFL Redskins Nickname Re-emerges as Washington, DC’s Political Football

Changing the name of the NFL’s Redskins re-emerged last week as a political football to be kicked around Washington, DC.

Instead of creating jobs, extricating our troops from Afghanistan or reducing our dependence on foreign oil, some of our country’s legislators are once again focusing their energies haggling over a football team’s nickname.

National news was made when Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from Nevada led 49 other U.S. Senators in sending a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell denouncing the Washington Redskins’ 80 year-old nickname.

The May 22, 2014 letter claimed that the Redskins name was racist and needed to be changed.

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Albert Haynesworth Passes Redskins’ Test (Satire)

(Satire) Washington Redskins’ defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth finally passed his mandatory conditioning test yesterday at the team’s practice facility in Ashburn, VA. Haynesworth successfully completed two sets of back-and-forth 25-yard sprints, passing two dozen buffet tables laden with barbequed ribs, … Continue reading