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Looking Back on Super Bowl Sunday

Quarterback Tom Brady celebrates with his teammates after winning Super Bowl XLIV 28-24 against the Seahawks for the fourth time in franchise history.

Thomas Kendziora, Copy Chief

February 3, 2015

Another year, another record. An average of over 114.4 million people watched Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday night, making it the most-watched television program in history. Sure, a few were there simply so they wouldn’t get fined, but no matter the reason for tuning in, they were treated to something special. The...

Winter Classic comes to DC

Andrew Clinton, Assistant Photo Editor

December 16, 2014

The Winter Classic is coming to Nationals Park Jan. 1, with the Washington Capitals taking on the Chicago Blackhawks. The Winter Classic is different from all other games due to the fact that it is played outside, on either a baseball or a football field. This will be the first-ever Winter Classic game...

Women’s soccer’s turf war with FIFA

Jordan Small, Sports Editor

November 24, 2014

Next summer, Canada will host the women’s World Cup. For the first time ever, the athletes will be playing on artificial turf at all six venues. Many big-name international stars are suing FIFA, the international governing body of soccer, and the Canadian Soccer Association over the use of artificial...

Wizards look to have magical season

Thomas Kendziora, Copy Chief

November 5, 2014

As the NBA season tipped off this week, hopes are high in the nation’s capital. The Wizards enjoyed a successful season last year, ending the regular season with a 44-38 record and winning its first playoff series since 2005. In a campaign that saw John Wall make his first all-star team and Bradley...

And then there were four: The MLB playoffs marches on

And then there were four: The MLB playoffs marches on

Thomas Kendziora, Copy Chief

October 10, 2014

After a six-month regular season and the completion of the League Division Series (LDS) only four MLB teams will be playing this upcoming week. In the American League, the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both four wins away from reaching the World Series, while in the National League, the...

NFL to debate ban on marijuana

Ian Bivona, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

In the United States, 18 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for medical purposes. Along with these states, Colorado and Washington have legalized marijuana for medical and recreational use. With more states removing the ban, many former and current players have spoken out a...

Different coach, different results for Redskins?

New Redskins coach Jay Gruden, hired on Jan. 9, is expected by many to turn the fortunes of the franchise around.

Ian Bivona and Jonah Scharf, Staff Writer and Assistant Business Manager

February 11, 2014

No matter the weather, no matter the record, no matter the score, faithful Redskins fans will continue to support the team. Although the fans always stick around, coaches rarely do. Since the year 2000, the Redskins have had seven head coaches, and just recently found their eighth. The day after the fi...