After Maryland said discussions about using land the state wants to acquire in Oxon Cove are finished, that seems to leave D.C. as the only government willing to house a new stadium for the Washington Redskins. But, some in the District are still prepared to “fight every effort to put it at RFK.”
While Gov. Larry Hogan is willing to work with the federal government on a land swap that would give Maryland control of Oxon Cove in Prince George’s County, his administration expects county officials to take the lead in negotiating a stadium deal with team owner Daniel Snyder.
The Washington Redskins, looking to improve their 17th-ranked defense, have hired longtime NFL defensive guru Rob Ryan as inside linebackers coach.
The Washington Redskins have promoted Kevin O’Connell to offensive coordinator after he previously served as passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
As reports emerged that city leadership is working behind-the-scenes to pave the way for the NFL’s return to Washington, the battle for the future of the RFK site has intensified.
According to NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the Washington Redskins are preparing for the upcoming season with the expectation that Alex Smith’s gruesome leg injury will prevent him from playing in 2019.
J.D. Gibbs, the oldest son of former Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49 years old.
The Jay Gruden era will continue with the Washington Redskins, according to multiple news outlets.
After a wild and crazy 2018, there are plenty of stories to watch for in D.C. sports this year. These are the ones we’ve got our eyes on.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said as of Monday afternoon, he had not yet talked to owner Dan Snyder or anyone else in the organization about his future or the jobs of his coaching staff.
Once again, the Redskins are into their offseason early. They have missed the playoffs 15 of the last 20 seasons, and WTOP Senior Sports Director Dave Johnson believes that makes the challenge ahead even more difficult.
Nick Foles’ magic led the Philadelphia Eagles to a 24-0 victory over the Redskins, and the defending Super Bowl champions earned the NFC’s final wild-card berth when Chicago beat the Vikings on Sunday.
Tight end Jordan Reed (strained toe muscle) and quarterback Colt McCoy (broken leg) already had been ruled out for Washington’s season-ending game against Philadelphia on Sunday.
We’ve sorted through the good and the bad, the memorable and the monumental from the world of local sports in 2018 to come up with our Top 10 stories of the year.
Safety D.J. Swearinger, released by Washington after he criticized the team, was signed Tuesday by the Arizona Cardinals.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.