The Washington Post

Rick Maese

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Clinton, Sanders, others also win sports celebrity backing, though none has leveraged athletic relationships quite like Trump.

  • May 4, 2016

Former federal agent Jeff Novitzky left public sector to try to keep MMA fighters clean.

  • May 2, 2016

UFC, Top Rank are among the group of entities who will finance the Cleveland Clinic’s continued study of fighters’ brains that is being championed by current and former fighters.

  • Apr 26, 2016

Rockville native Helen Maroulis wins gold in Mongolia tournament and punches ticket to Rio Games

  • Apr 23, 2016

Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin is poised to pick up where Floyd Mayweather left off, but with much more punch.

  • Apr 21, 2016

Objectors said agreement didn’t sufficiently acknowledge CTE dangers.

  • Apr 18, 2016

Rockville native Helen Maroulis makes dramatic changes to her training and diet to compete at 116 pounds.

  • Apr 8, 2016

Ibtihaj Muhammad will be the first American to compete in an Olympics wearing headscarf .

  • Apr 6, 2016

Subconcussive trauma associated with normal hits may be better indicator of later issues.

  • Mar 31, 2016

The NCAA tournament is here, and it’s everything: The start of a long-anticipated run, or the bitter end to a season’s worth of expectations.

  • Mar 16, 2016
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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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