2024-05-30 3:43 AM

Picking Splinters: The Birth of Sudden Death

Last weekend, ESPN looked back on the epic clash in the National Football League’s 1958 Championship, known today as “The Greatest Game Ever Played.” The game carries that reputation in large part because it was the first football championship game to be decided in sudden death overtime.

Congressman Jim Moran’s News Commentary

The Republican controlled Congress had a bad habit of stomping on the District of Columbia’s home rule during their 12 years in the majority. In that time they dictated socially conservative policies, often using D.C. as a guinea pig for untested conservative causes in an effort to garner plaudits from the conservative cognoscenti.

King & Queen for a (Memorial) Day

The News-Press was fortunate enough to be granted an audience with this year’s King and Queen for the City of Falls Church’s 27th Annual Memorial Day Parade. In this Q&A with King and Queen Peter Davis and Olivia Scott, we delve into the royal recesses of their minds to see what makes these monarchs for […]

Weir-Lysacek: Fuzzy Rules Muddle Who Really Won

The almost impossible dead-heat tie for first place in the men’s competition at the U.S. Figure Skating Championship in St. Paul, Minnesota last month caused new headaches for the U.S. Figure Skating Association.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Libby Commutation

Maybe Bush’s outrageous commutation of Scooter Libby’s will help some folks recognize that this president and his cronies have more than normal self-interest or operative pragmatic scheming in mind.

King and Queen for a (Memorial) Day

Falls Church News-Press from catching up with this year’s king and queen, Will Stewart and Margaret Lipman, to find out more about the Memorial Day monarchs.

Nicholas F. Benton: Scooter Takes The Fall

Scooter Libby is only the latest victim of the Bush administration’s “fall guy” approach to every obscenity that it’s been found guilty of. Even Libby’s jurors concede that.

Nicholas F. Benton: Webb Snaps At Bush

The reaction of establishment columnist George Will and other Washington, D.C., stuffed shirts to Virginia Senator-elect James Webb’s snapping at President Bush last week is laughable.