A leadership crisis at the University of Maryland and within D.C.’s Catholic Archdiocese. Record rain and another 1,000-year-flood that devastated a community. A 10-year-old’s senseless slaying, and a D.C. sports team’s triumph on the ice. Take a look back at some of the local news stories that dominated the headlines in 2018.
After fighting off infections and undergoing surgery for his injured right leg, Redskins’ Alex Smith was released from the hospital amid uncertainty over the quarterback’s future in the NFL.
Best-selling author John Feinstein is at it again. The Washington Post columnist who brought you “A Season on the Brink” and “A Good Walk Spoiled” has a holiday offering, and instead of attempting to turn a new phrase he keeps it simple: “Quarterback.”
Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is reportedly dealing with complications from his broken tibia and fibula suffered more than two weeks ago and remains hospitalized.
The Redskins cling to a one-game lead over the rival Cowboys atop a bad division, and now face a crucial stretch run without their starting quarterback. In the NFL Week 11 Wrap, Rob Woodfork says Colin Kaepernick would have been a perfect solution.
The Washington Redskins reportedly have signed Mark Sanchez to back up Colt McCoy at quarterback after Alex Smith was lost for the season with a broken leg.
Exactly 33 years to the day after Redskins legend Joe Theismann’s gruesome injury during a nationally televised game, Alex Smith went down with breaks to his right fibula and tibia midway through the third quarter of Washington’s 23-21 loss to the visiting Houston Texans on Sunday.
Redskins quarterback Alex Smith left the game against the Houston Texans after suffering a gruesome leg injury in the third quarter of the game. Coach Jay Gruden announced Smith had a broken tibia and fibula, and will have surgery “right away.”
Alex Smith threw for 178 yards and one touchdown to lead the Washington Redskins to a 16-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
The Redskins have their best record in a decade, have a favorable schedule coming up and are feeling good. But don’t forget, the last time they started with such a good record, they finished 8-8.
Andrew Luck threw for two touchdown passes, shook off two interceptions and engineered a game-sealing drive and the Indianapolis Colts beat the Washington Redskins 21-9 Sunday to pick up their first victory of the season.
Barring a last-minute ticket grab, there will be seats available for the first time in generations when the Redskins host the Colts this Sunday.
Alex Smith carved up the Arizona defense for 255 yards and two touchdowns, Adrian Peterson rushed for 96 yards and a score and the Washington Redskins spoiled the Cardinals coaching debut of Steve Wilks with a dominant 24-6 victory on Sunday.
After missing the playoffs in each of the last two seasons, Redskins head coach Jay Gruden can’t afford a slow start in his fifth year on the job.
The NFC East is the Eagles’ to win — but the rest of the division will be scrambling to catch them and maybe even a wild card playoff spot.
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.