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Defense isn’t just the key for the Washington Football Team. It’s the requirement.

Washington's defense has the talent to dominate. Now it must show it has the discipline to do so.
  • Sep 16, 2021

Old QBs with new beginnings sent a Week 1 message about second chances

During the NFL’s opening weekend, Jameis Winston and the fresh-start QBs showed it’s never too late for a second impression.
  • Sep 14, 2021
  • Podcast

America’s Song, Part 2

After 9/11, NYPD police officer Daniel Rodriguez comforted the nation by performing “God Bless America.” It felt like a timeless moment. Instead, it proved fleeting. In this series, we explore how he and the country have tried to heal after tragedy.
  • Sep 10, 2021
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America’s Song

With his performance of “God Bless America” during Game 3 of the 2001 World Series, NYPD officer Daniel Rodriguez comforted a nation still grieving in the wake of 9/11. It felt like a timeless moment. Instead, it proved fleeting.
  • Sep 9, 2021
  • Podcast

America’s Song, Part 1

After 9/11, NYPD police officer Daniel Rodriguez comforted the nation by performing “God Bless America.” It felt like a timeless moment. Instead, it proved fleeting. In this series, we explore how he and the country have tried to heal after tragedy.
  • Sep 9, 2021
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The Washington Football Team’s modest approach could yield a major payoff

It’s too soon to declare that all is going well, but the franchise finally has momentum again.
  • Sep 7, 2021

College football’s weird charm is disappearing into an NFL-style future

It might already be too late to keep college football weird.
  • Aug 31, 2021

For banner crop of rookie NFL quarterbacks, an age-old question: Patience or urgency?

As five appealing rookie quarterbacks show flashes, the chants to play the kids will grow louder.
  • Aug 23, 2021

CC Sabathia’s summer of Black brotherhood

He grew up worshipping the game’s Black stars. But by the time CC Sabathia became an ace, he often felt isolated — until he got to Milwaukee.
  • Aug 17, 2021

For dissatisfied star NFL quarterbacks, there is no easy exit strategy

There was so much speculation, so much anticipation of league-altering chaos. And in the end, so much stayed the same.
  • Aug 14, 2021
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