Posts Tagged ‘sterling’

Shame Spiral: Half the U.S. Senate

The Pigskins Shame Spiral is an occasional feature tracking developments related to the name of D.C.'s beloved football team.
Who: Fifty members of the U.S. Senate.
Change the name? Yes. Fifty senators wrote a letter Wednesday to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell saying that "racism and bigotry have no place in professional sports."

The Needle: Lowlight Reel

The Best of the Worst: A Sterling, Va., high school student may have put the best spin on a mediocre football career. +1
For the Dogs: Georgetown's 9-year-old bulldog mascot Jack will be celebrated at his last home game on March 9 against rivals Syracuse.  Georgetown spokeswoman Rachel Pugh tells City Desk that, after retiring later [...]