Povich Rewind: The Redskins’ Longest Day
Dec 13, 2018

Povich Rewind: The Redskins’ Longest Day

Washington’s 40-16 loss to the New York Giants Sunday pales in comparison to the Redskins’ 73-0 loss in the 1940 NFL championship game to the Chicago Bears at Griffith Stadium, covered by Shirley Povich.

Dec 13, 2018

Daily Roundup: Dec. 13

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis provides an oral history of the most important deal in sports TV history, when Rupert Murdoch and Fox stole the NFL and John Madden out from under the Big Three networks, created the modern pregame show, invented a new way to see football, [...]

Dec 12, 2018

Daily Roundup: Dec. 12

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: The Dodgers are hoping for a 2019 revival from former Rookie of the Year Cody Bellinger, the Los Angeles Times’ Andy McCullough writes. Can you name all the quarterbacks signed since Colin Kaepernick became a free agent? The Undefeated can. The Athletic’s Kevin Fishbain looks at how [...]

Book Review: Jane Leavy’s ‘The Big Fella’
Dec 11, 2018

Book Review: Jane Leavy’s ‘The Big Fella’

Ethan Cadeaux reviews Jane Leavy’s book, “The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created,” and says it’s evident Ruth’s impact on pop culture was just as powerful off the field as it was on the diamond.

Dec 11, 2018

Daily Roundup: Dec. 11

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Following LeBron James and Dwyane Wade’s final game together, LeBron reflected to ESPN on the first time he noticed Wade in college and the life-changing talk they would share in the Bahamas together nearly a decade later. Manny Machado and Bryce Harper face enormous decisions about their [...]