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"Without a doubt they could attack the Games. That would be their greatest prize."
Foreign Policy Research Institute Center for the Study of Terrorism co-Chair Edward Turzanski, on whether Chechen Islamic extremists could attack the Sochi Olympics. (More On This)
Monday December 30, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 75 Print This Issue

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  • Power Politics

    Snyder is now in search of his eighth head coach since '99 after Shanahan's firing

    The Redskins this morning fired head coach Mike Shanahan, a "widely anticipated move that now leaves the franchise on yet another coaching search -- its seventh since owner Daniel Snyder bought the team" in '99, according to Maske & Jones of the WASHINGTON POST. Shanahan "has completed the fourth season of a five-year contract that pays him" an estimated $7M per season. The Redskins "would have to pay" an estimated $6M in additional money to members of Shanahan’s coaching staff to "dismiss the entire staff because of contracts for some coaches that run beyond this season." Shanahan's hiring in January '10 was "greeted with expectations that he would bring stability and professionalism to a franchise that for years has often lacked ...

  • Search For Safety

    Consecutive bombings in Russia raise fears the Sochi Games could come under attack.

  • One & Done

    Browns take flak for firing coach Rob Chudzinski after just a year.

  • Changes At The Helm

    Buccaneers, Vikings, Lions among NFL teams to dismiss coaches on Black Monday.

  • Fight To The Finish

    Eagles-Cowboys "SNF" leads Week 17 overnights, but is down from '12 finale.

  • Sweater Weather

    NHL execs optimistic a sellout crowd for the Winter Classic will boost merch sales.

  • Feeling Minnesota

    Metrodome era ends as Vikings prep for new venue opening in '16.

  • Walking In A Winter Wonderland

    Comerica Park buzzes with energy during the Hockeytown Winter Festival.

  • I'll Just Hold On To That

    AAC could withhold Pinstripe Bowl payment from Rutgers amid exit fee dispute.

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