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Todd Dybas

Todd Dybas

Todd Dybas is a sports writer at the Washington Times. He has covered the NFL, Major League Baseball, the NBA and NCAA Div. I athletics. Dybas is a member of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. A St. Bonaventure University graduate, he began his career in upstate New York before making stops in Boston and Seattle. He can be reached at tdybas@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Todd Dybas

Experienced assistant coaches were brought to support Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay, who is just 29 years old. (Associated Press)

Sean McVay surrounded by veteran Redskins assistants

When Redskins offensive coordinator McVay responds to a question, he sounds like he knew what was going to be asked. Answers are rapid and clear. In more than seven minutes with reporters last week, McVay said "um" once. That pause only popped loose when he was asked about how rookie wide receiver Jamison Crowder was handling domestic violence accusations. Published June 14, 2015

Tampa Bay Buccaneers free safety Dashon Goldson (38) waits for a play during the second half of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in Tampa, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Full redo mode for Redskins safeties

Shame isn't only available during the regular season. It's an option under the white practice bubble at Redskins Park in the second week of June. Cameras may be off, but teammates and coaches are watching. When 311-pound offensive guard Spencer Long catches a touchdown in front of you during a fake field goal, they notice. Afterward, following a defender's "fat-guy-touchdown" protocol is key. First, deflect as if not understanding the question. Second, turn to the side to stifle laughter. Third, pass the blame. Published June 9, 2015

Washington Redskins wide receiver Jamison Crowder (80) jogs during an NFL football organized team activity, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Redskins choose not to comment on Jamison Crowder

Washington Redskins wide receiver Jamison Crowder was escorted off the practice field by an organization representative and did not speak to the media Tuesday after practice. Crowder was accused last week of domestic violence by a woman who posted pictures on his Instagram account, followed by a note that said Crowder had inflicted the bruises and swollen lip in the photos as well as verbally abused the woman. Published June 9, 2015

Dez Wells and Melo Trimble (2) led Maryland to a second-place regular season finish and Big Ten Tournament semifinals. (Associated Press)

Maryland Terrapins' first year in Big Ten a resounding success

Grumbling came in when tradition went out. The University of Maryland was uprooting itself from the Atlantic Coast Conference to join middle America in the Big Ten. No more conference games against Duke or North Carolina. It was off to "The Big House" for Saturday afternoon football and Assembly Hall to face the ghosts of Bobby Knight. Published June 8, 2015