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Cowards and Courage

It seems the word “coward” is being thrown around a lot lately by those who live in the proverbial “glass house.”  Politicians, movie producers, and two-bit Hollywood actors all claim to have a better understanding of the term than any one else.  683 more words

Sam Adams Was Not a Ninja

I used to know a fair amount about the American Revolution. Then, I watched the History Channel’s Sons of Liberty and the part of my brain where that information is stored began to shrivel and die. 678 more words

Will: Bud Selig's winning legacy for baseball

WASHINGTON — The business of baseball and the nation’s business used to be conducted in Washington with similar skill. The Washington Senators were run by Clark Griffith, who said: “Fans like home runs, and we have assembled a pitching staff to please our fans.” Today, however, Washington’s team is a model of best practices. 675 more words

Columnists

A Short Word on George Washington

I finished 1776 today, and thought it wonderful. I guess I had always remembered the war from what I had learned in school, but had really forgotten how bad it was for the Americans before it turned around in Trenton. 173 more words

Culture

Nightly Roundup: VCU shuts down George Washington to stay unbeaten in A-10 play

No. 14 VCU 72, George Washington 48

The Rams showed why they are the clear favorites to win the Atlantic 10 and possibly make another deep run in the NCAA Tournament, dominating on the defensive end Tuesday night in a destruction of a good George Washington team. 441 more words

NIghtly Roundup

Beltway Basketball Bonanza-- Brought to you by Special K...

It’s not March Madness.  Not even February Fever.  But the area offers more than a few intriguing college hoop stories as the first full month of conference play winds down.  1,624 more words