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  • Column: Wilson stands tall as only rookie QB left

    This was always going to be one of those once in a decade quarterback classes, even before Russell Wilson announced his arrival from what is arguably the loneliest outpost in the NFL.

  • NHL, union make progress in marathon talks

    Marathon talks between the NHL and the players' association stretched deep into Saturday night and then Sunday morning after the sides stayed apart for most of the previous two days.

  • AP Sources: Syracuse's Marrone to take over Bills

    Doug Marrone is set to try to turn around an NFL team after improving a college program down the road.

  • Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) runs for a first down in the second half against the Washington Redskins in the NFC wild card game at FedEx Field, Landover, Md., Sunday, January 6, 2013. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

    SNYDER: Russell Wilson beats RG3 at his own game

    He was given short shrift entering the season, primarily due to his diminutive stature. He went on to win Seattle's starting job, but nationally played second fiddle to Robert Griffin III and third banana to Andrew Luck in this season of high-profile rookie quarterbacks. But Russell Wilson is the one who has advanced to the playoffs' next round while the other two have begun their offseason vacations.

  • Trent Williams’ emotions get best of him in scuffle

    Trent Williams shoved Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman in the face in the aftermath of the Washington Redskins' season-ending playoff loss Sunday and expressed regret minutes later.

  • Washington Wizards' Kevin Seraphin (13) shoots against Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) and Ray Allen (34) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    Wizards crushed by 21-0 Heat run

    Chastened by a rare home defeat, Miami had a rebounding advantage for a change Sunday and scored the final 21 points to beat the woeful Washington Wizards 99-71.

  • Lewis gets to dance again after Ravens playoff win

    After dancing before and after the game and making a team-high 13 tackles in between, Ray Lewis took a lap around the stadium to thank the fans of Baltimore for their support over the past 17 years.

  • Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin catches a touchdown pass while being defended by Colts cornerback Darius Butler on Sunday during the second half. Boldin finished with five catches for 145 yards. (Associated Press)

    Ravens’ Lewis extends career at least 1 more game

    Ray Lewis’ spectacular 17-year NFL career will continue for at least one more week. Returning to the field 12 weeks after tearing his right triceps, Lewis helped the Baltimore Ravens defeat the Indianapolis Colts 24-9 in the wild-card round of the NFL playoffs.

  • Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times
Redskins fans sit dejectedly after a 24-14 loss in the NFC wild-card game, which had been made possible by a seven-game regular-season win streak.

    Redskins: Burgundy and gold trump red and blue; fans put aside partisan differences

    In a town known for partisan bickering and political infighting, the Washington Redskins long have been one of the few things that could unify forces as powerfully opposed as Republicans and Democrats.

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