Liz Clarke

ReporterWashington, D.C.


A somber Joe Gibbs talks about his son J.D., who has helped run the family’s NASCAR empire for years but now is beset by a brain condition that is affecting his speech and cognitive ability.

  • Mar 29, 2015

NFL Hall of Fame coach says his son, who runs NASCAR’s Joe Gibbs Racing and was recently diagnosed, is his hero.

  • Mar 29, 2015

ESPN analyst Mel Kiper says Nebraska’s Randy Gregory cost himself draft position with positive drug test at Combine.

  • Mar 27, 2015

J.D. Gibbs has been having symptoms involving speech and processing, the NASCAR team announces.

  • Mar 25, 2015

With defensive line bolstered via free agency, Washington lets Jenkins bolt to Bears. Another recently-cut defensive end, Stephen Bowen, latches on with the Jets.

  • Mar 24, 2015

McCoy started four games in 2014, one fewer than Kirk Cousins and three fewer than Robert Griffin III.

  • Mar 17, 2015

All three of the quarterbacks who started games for Washington last season are back on the roster, for now.

  • Mar 17, 2015

After adding three likely defensive starters in free agency, Washington still in market for help at safety, cornerback and right tackle

  • Mar 16, 2015

Former 49ers cornerback brings experience to defensive backfield — and some baggage.

  • Mar 13, 2015

Pass-rushing defensive lineman signs four-year deal as team gears up to fill needs in defensive backfield and on defensive line.

  • Mar 11, 2015
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During her 13 years as a sportswriter for The Washington Post, Liz Clarke has covered the Washington Redskins, five Olympic Games, two World Cups and written extensively about college sports, tennis and auto racing. Before joining the Post in 1998, she worked as a sportswriter at USA Today, The Dallas Morning News and the Charlotte Observer. She has twice been honored as Motorsports Writer of the Year. And she is the author of the book, “One Helluva Ride: How NASCAR Swept the Nation.”
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