Latest from Sally Jenkins

NFL owners love to extol the Rooney Rule — and then hire White guys

In a results-first league, Eric Bieniemy hasn’t landed a head coaching gig. Wonder why.
  • Jan 20, 2021

Trump offered Bill Belichick an honor. Duty compelled him to refuse.

The New England Patriots coach understands what his attendance at a White House ceremony would have meant in this climate and context.
  • Jan 12, 2021

Athletes know what rioters don’t: Real power is discipline, not unchecked rage

Those who want to build up exercise a discipline that those who only tear down don't.
  • Jan 8, 2021

Without Frank Reich, the Eagles are in the dumpster. With him, the Colts are in the playoffs.

Frank Reich, the Indianapolis coach, doesn't need the spotlight. In fact, he would prefer it land on someone else.
  • Jan 5, 2021

Tom Brady’s move to Tampa Bay could have looked desperate. Instead it has proved defining.

Don’t let the quarterback’s sustained greatness obscure his short-term feat with the Bucs.
  • Dec 29, 2020

Quarterbacks must be the NFL’s adults, and Dwayne Haskins is acting like a child

Haskins has been unmasked as an immature work-in-progress, not fit to be an NFL quarterback.
  • Dec 22, 2020

Native American sports mascots turned real people into flimsy props. Good riddance to them all.

Changing the Cleveland Indians' name isn't about cancel culture or political correctness. It's about respect.
  • Dec 15, 2020

Washington Football’s only path to genuine integrity is without Daniel Snyder

The owner promised full cooperation with NFL investigators, and now they're on opposite sides of a legal dispute.
  • Dec 8, 2020

The thoughtless husks who plunged this NFL season into chaos deserve a public shaming

Perhaps loud public shaming might at least prompt the unthinking to pause long enough for folks to run in the other direction.
  • Dec 2, 2020

As the waves crash around us, learn from one of the greatest riders on the planet

Nature demands we learn to evaluate risk. Laird Hamilton has devoted a lifetime to it.
  • Nov 25, 2020