- The Washington Times - Friday, November 14, 2008

HE SAID WHAT?

“My post-coaching career is fishing. Working with basketball is a hobby I attach to fishing.” — Bob Knight on why he should not be considered a member of the media

BEST OF THE WEEKEND IN SPORTS

NFL Week 11

The Redskins battle the Cowboys on Sunday night, while the Giants host the Ravens and the Eagles have an easy game in Cincinnati. Also, the undefeated Titans travel to Jacksonville and the Buccaneers host the Vikings.

Maryland vs. North Carolina

The Terrapins look to keep their ACC title hopes alive against a surprising Tar Heels team at Byrd Stadium. No. 17 UNC’s two losses have been by a combined six points, but Maryland is undefeated at home with three wins against teams in the Top 25.

Ford 400

It’s the last race of the season, and Jimmie Johnson needs only to finish to win his third consecutive Sprint Cup.

South Carolina at Florida

The Gators still have a shot at an SEC and possibly a BCS title, and Steve Spurrier’s Gamecocks look to play the spoiler role.

TWT FIVE » REASONS WHY THE NATIONALS SHOULD SIGN MANNY RAMIREZ

1. One big, expensive bat is all they really need to contend.

2. The Nationals really need a mature, levelheaded leader in their clubhouse.

3. After playing in the shadow of the Green Monster, Manny is eager to play in the shadow of the iconic left-field parking garages.

4. Some lineup protection would boost Wil Nieves’ home run total from one to three.

5. Ben’s Chili Bowl has promised Manny all the chili dogs he can eat.

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