Liz Clarke

Washington, D.C.

Sports reporter focusing on enterprise stories, Olympics, tennis

Education: Barnard College, Columbia University, BA in history; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduate studies in journalism

During her 22 years as a sportswriter for The Washington Post, Liz Clarke spent eight seasons covering the Washington's NFL team, as well as nine Olympic Games. She also covered three World Cups and has written extensively about college sports, tennis and auto racing. She is also a frequent contributor to “The Tony Kornheiser Show” podcast.
Latest from Liz Clarke

From passion to pariah

Along the Commanders’ road from first to last in the league in attendance, the team’s place in the hearts of football followers morphed from prime position to cellar dweller.

April 15, 2023

Josh Harris group has tentative deal to buy Commanders from Daniel Snyder

The agreement, worth about $6 billion, remains unsigned and would have to be approved by the NFL's other team owners.

April 14, 2023

Billie Jean King nominated for Congressional Gold Medal

King would become the first female athlete to receive the Congressional Gold Medal for individual achievement.

March 29, 2023

Josh Harris, Steve Apostolopoulos groups submit formal bids on Commanders

Harris group's bid, which includes Mitchell Rales and Magic Johnson as investors, is worth about $6 billion, according to one person.

March 28, 2023

Daniel Snyder has declined to be interviewed in NFL’s investigation

Washington Commanders owner has declined to participate in the investigation being led by Mary Jo White, who is expected to make at least one more attempt.

March 27, 2023

NFL owners pause removal talk, await Daniel Snyder’s next moves

Other team owners are taking a wait-and-see approach regarding potential sale, indemnification request and the league's ongoing investigation, two people say.

March 24, 2023

Canadian businessman Steve Apostolopoulos has toured Commanders’ facilities

He joins a group of potential buyers that includes Josh Harris, Tilman Fertitta and Jeff Bezos.

March 22, 2023

Magic Johnson joins Josh Harris’s bid to purchase Commanders

With the NFL's annual meeting set to begin Sunday, the former NBA great joins an investment group led by owner of the 76ers and Devils.

March 21, 2023

Harris-Rales partnership gives Daniel Snyder a strong non-Bezos option

The investor's wealth and local roots bring additional appeal to bid to buy Commanders.

March 14, 2023

Billionaire Mitchell Rales joins Josh Harris’s bid to buy the Commanders

The Potomac billionaire, a co-founder of the Danaher Corporation and owner of Glenstone Museum, lends considerable strength to bid.

March 9, 2023