Quote of the Day

"We're getting back to the normal. We're getting back to the dysfunctional. We're getting back to the drama."
-- Redskins DE Ricky Jean Francois, on the state of the franchise following the firing of GM Scot McCloughan on the opening day of free agency. (RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, 3/10)
Friday March 10, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 125 Print This Issue

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  • District Drama

    McCloughan has not actively worked for the Redskins in weeks

    The Redskins fired GM Scot McCloughan on Thursday just over halfway into a four-year contract due to his "ongoing problems with alcohol," according to a source cited by Clarke, Cox, Jones & Tesfatsion of the WASHINGTON POST. Alcohol also "led to his firing from front-office positions" with the 49ers in '10 and Seahawks in '14. McCloughan "hasn't actively worked for the team in weeks." The source said that even before McCloughan "left Redskins Park abruptly late last month ... he already had been placed in 'timeout' because of his behavior." The timing of McCloughan's firing "mirrors a pattern, coming at the most stressful, intense period of the NFL offseason" between February's Scouting Combine and the Draft in April. That is ...

  • Parallel Bars

    USOC claims to have reached consensus on USA Gymnastics.

  • Crossing The Line?

    Court docs raise red flags about prescription drug use in NFL.

  • Brock & Roll

    The Browns-Texans trade sends shockwaves throughout the NFL and has some crying foul.

  • Practice Permit

    A plane accident forces Michigan to wear practice jerseys in opening Big Ten tourney game.

  • Working For The Weekend

    NHMS execs assure fans that its lone remaining NASCAR weekend is not going anywhere.

  • Channel Guide

    AT&T nears settlement in SportsNet LA collusion lawsuit.

  • Planting The Flag

    Turnkey stakes claim in college search market with SEC hires.

  • The Artful Dodger

    Todd Boehly leads latest $100M investment in DraftKings.

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