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Column: Daytona 500 was action-packed opener NASCAR needed

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Hamlin led a clean sweep for Joe Gibbs Racing, which went 1-2-3 in an overtime finish that honored team co-founder J.D. Gibbs following his death last month from a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. It was an emotional weekend at Daytona International Speedway for Joe Gibbs, who leaned on his eldest son to run their NASCAR operation while he coached the Washington Redskins. J.D. Gibbs was a driver, a tire changer, team executive, talent scout and the guy who discovered a struggling Virginia short track racer who is now a two-time Daytona 500 winner.

Kaepernick may not want to return to the NFL – Allen

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Colin Kaepernick may never wish to return to the NFL, even after settling his legal case against the league, according to former Super Bowl champion Marcus Allen. Ex-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Kaepernick, who has not played since 2016, alleged the league colluded against him after he knelt during the American national anthem to protest against perceived racial injustices. After the case was settled on Friday, Kaepernick's attorney Mark Geragos said he would not be surprised if the New England Patriots - winners of a sixth Vince Lombardi Trophy earlier this month - made a move to sign the 31-year-old.

Denny Hamlin wins Daytona 500 in 1-2-3 finish for Joe Gibbs Racing

Sunday, February 17th, 2019

Denny Hamlin held on to the lead after a two-lap restart to win his second Daytona 500 and beat Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Kyle Busch and Erik Jones to the finish. The win comes in the first Cup Series race after JGR co-founder J.D. Gibbs' death. J.D. Gibbs, the son of former Washington Redskins coach and team namesake Joe Gibbs, died in January at 49 after dealing with a neurological disease.

This Week in US Sports: Murray chooses football, Bruins sustain another injury

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Kyler Murray was a first-round pick in the MLB Draft last year, but that apparently does not matter much. MLB did see some movement, but not in the way you would think, while Murray has decided he wants to play football. And the Boston Bruins sustained yet another key injury to their roster.

Maryland Gov. Hogan pulls out of new stadium talks with Redskins, per report

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Maryland Gov. Hogan pulls out of new stadium talks with Redskins, per report originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com The Redskins efforts toward securing a new stadium took a hit Tuesday night when Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said that he would stop working towards that goal. There were discussions of a land swap between Maryland officials and the federal government that would free up a parcel of land adjacent to the MGM National Harbor casino, and Hogan was working on potentially putting a new Redskins stadium there. But according to The Washington Post, Hogan has pulled out of that plan.

Chiefs assistant Thomas retires after 5 decades in NFL

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Emmitt Thomas announced his retirement Tuesday as the defensive backs coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, ending an NFL career that began as a Hall of Fame player and wound up spanning five decades. Thomas spent 13 seasons playing for the Chiefs, helping the organization to a pair of Super Bowl appearances and their only championship in 1970. "My journey started in Kansas City, and by the grace of God I am able to end my NFL career here as well," said Thomas, who was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008.

Washington Redskins’ top 10 plays | 2018 season

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Watch the Washington Redskins' top 10 plays from the 2018 season.

Not only is Steve Spurrier winning in the AAF, he’s taking jabs at the Redskins too

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Not only is Steve Spurrier winning in the AAF, he's taking jabs at the Redskins too originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com At his peak, Steve Spurrier not only commanded the world of college football, but he deftly made fun of his competition. At the University of Florida during the 1990s, Spurrier's Gators would beat down their opponent, and then more often than not, the old ball coach would take a shot at the opposition. Never nasty, often funny, but always sarcastic and charming.

Steve Spurrier and former Redskins LB make big splash in AAF debut

Sunday, February 10th, 2019

Steve Spurrier and former Redskins LB make big splash in AAF debut originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com Among many things, the Alliance of American Football wants to present fringe NFL players with another chance to prove they belong on a 53-man roster, and one former Redskins linebacker did just that on Saturday night. Terence Garvin played with the Burgundy and Gold in 2016, getting action in all 16 games, mostly as a special teamer. At that point, the Redskins had Will Compton, Mason Foster, Su'a Cravens and Martrell Spaight ahead of Garvin at inside linebacker, and despite being popular in the locker room for a goofy sense of humor, there weren't many snaps for Garvin with the ...

NFL notebook: McVay says Gurley won’t need surgery

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay continues to insist his game plan was the reason for Todd Gurley's inactivity in Super Bowl LIII and not the running back's ailing left knee. Gurley underwent his season-ending physical exam on Tuesday but wasn't interested in discussing any details. A team official shadowed Gurley and told reporters the running back was not available for comment as the Rams cleaned out their lockers in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Meanwhile, McVay told reporters there aren't any medical procedures planned for Gurley's knee.