Posts Tagged ‘Sean Taylor’

The Needle: Back to the Grind

Seven years later, a tribute to former Washington football player Sean Taylor.

District Line Daily: Bowser Wants to Keep Henderson

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If elected mayor, Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser says she would keep Chancellor Kaya Henderson as the head of [...]

The Needle: FLOTUS Fresh

The Verdict Is: Sean Taylor's killer was sentenced to 57.5 years in prison today. He killed the Pigskins star six years ago during a botched robbery at Taylor's Miami home. +3

First Ladies, They're Just Like Us: First Lady Michelle Obama ate lunch at a Subway near the White House today to endorse the chain's healthy kids [...]

Man Accused of Shooting Sean Taylor Says He Didn’t Do It

The man accused of pulling the trigger and killing Washington football star Sean Taylor in 2007 took the witness stand during his murder trial today and said not only did he not kill Taylor, but he wasn't even in the house during the botched armed robbery that left the player dead.
Eric Rivera has already confessed [...]

Man Accused of Shooting Pigskins’ Sean Taylor Finally Headed to Trial

The young man accused of killing former Washington Pigskins free safety Sean Taylor six years ago in a botched armed robbery in Miami is finally headed to trial.
Eric Rivera, the now 23-year-old who is accused of actually pulling the trigger of the gun that killed the football star, is the first of the five defendants involved [...]

The Needle: Blatche Slap

Slapdance Tuesdays: Trash-talking ex-Wizard Andray Blatche took some heat of his own in a radio interview on 106.7 The Fan today, with host Danny Rouhier calling him "an embarrassment" and advising him to "keep the Wizards’ name out your mouth." Harsh! +5
Brr: This unseasonably warm weather presages our eventual post-global warming societal collapse, but it's [...]

Free Albert! Haynesworth Begs Redskins to “Unleash Me!”

It's the interview of the century, or at least last night.
"All you gotta do is take off the daggone leash," Albert Haynesworth said on WFJK-FM's Kevin and Rock Show last night. "We're not little girls. Nothing wrong with being a girl or anything. But I'm a man... Unleash me and let me go... let me [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Will Fanimosity Rear Its Covered Head at FedExField This Weekend?

Has Dan Snyder figured out how to hold events at FedExField?
Well, special correspondent J.P. Szymkowicz says that while he can't vouch for everybody, his U2 experience was uneventful, other than the show itself.
Szymkowicz says he left DC via Metro at 3 p.m. yesterday and arrived at the Morgan Boulevard station quickly and without any problems. [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Brock Lesnar Goes to Heel!

Some cancellations to report:
First and worst: Boxer Jimmy Lange's scheduled July 25 fight in Greensboro, N.C., is off. A Lange spokesman told me over the weekend that the cancellation, first reported by the great local boxing clearinghouse, came "out of the blue" after North Carolina  authorities refused to sanction Lange's opponent, Jimmy LeBlanc. Lange's [...]