The Washington Post

Rick Maese

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Zika virus is the latest hurdle faced by Olympic officials in Brazil, whose faltering economy has led to cutbacks.

  • Feb 4, 2016

New Mexico case illustrates lack of clarity around head injuries and young athletes.

  • Jan 19, 2016

Peyton Manning does just enough to help Denver beat Pittsburgh and set up another meeting with Tom Brady.

  • Jan 17, 2016

Adventurous climber sets sights on achieving Explorers Grand Slam in unprecedented time.

  • Jan 11, 2016

After testing the NBA waters, the Terps returned to school and found evolving team roles awaiting them.

  • Dec 29, 2015

Kat Holmes, a neuroscience major at Princeton, knows that a massive head game awaits at Rio Games.

  • Dec 23, 2015

Bennet Omalu never sought attention, but after discovering CTE and football links, he couldn't avoid it.

  • Dec 21, 2015

For Coach Mark Turgeon and the Terps, preparation is key — and every night is movie night.

  • Dec 5, 2015

The city’s NBA and NHL franchises are making use of new virtual reality technology as a training tool.

  • Dec 2, 2015

The decision for the NFL may have been rooted in its new real-time video highlights deal. Other leagues are surely watching closely.

  • Oct 13, 2015
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Rick Maese covers the Washington Redskins and the NFL for the Washington Post. A New Mexico native who now makes his home on Capitol Hill, Maese previously wrote for the Baltimore Sun, the Orlando Sentinel and The Albuquerque Tribune. Maese, who graduated from the University of New Mexico, has covered several Olympics, Super Bowls, World Series and most every other major sporting event. He has yet to cover a Redskins’ winning season, however.
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