Washington Redskins

Joe Gibbs in 1992

Sportscaster Steve Buckhantz is best known as the long-time TV play-by-play voice for the Washington Wizards. But in early 1993, when he was sports director at WTTG-TV (Channel 5), he scored one of...

1961 Washington Redskins

Only the Dallas Cowboys saved the Washington Redskins from complete disaster in 1961, the last year they fielded an all-white team. The Washington football franchise, under first-year coach Bil...

Charlie "Choo Choo" Justice on sidelines with Washington Redskins head coach Joe Kuharich during game versus the Green Bay Packers at Riddick Stadium, Raleigh, N.C., September 11, 1954

As dismal as this fall has been for fans of the Washington football franchise (want an illustrated history book for Christmas?), the 1954 season might have been even worse. How bad was it? In early...

Redskins Superbowl parade in 1988

Oh, these were the good old days. Hail to the Redskins! RGIII, we need you!

Sunday is our first game and the beginning of RGIII in D.C. Let's bring back some pride to the Washington Redskins. And we'd like to give a quick shout out to GoDCer, and giant Redskins, fan Drew a...

Griffith Stadium from the air in 1960 (Wikipedia)

The site of so many wonderful baseball and football memories, Griffith Stadium, had its life ended by the brutal swings of a wrecking ball in 1965. The hapless doormat of the American League, the Wash...

Smith Commons ground floor

I'm a little tardy with delivering this next "If Walls Could Talk" ... sorry. The winner of our second IWCT poll is the H Street hot spot, Smith Commons (I don't think I like that acronym). ...

Super Bowl XXVIvideo

Well, football is coming to a close this weekend and you're probably thrilled to watch the commercials. Oh, and I'm sure everyone has their plans set to watch the Super Bowl too. One thing you wil...

Greenberg House, photo by Karen Ruckman

A curious Ghosts of D.C. reader posted on Facebook that she wanted to know why Syracuse has a house in Woodley Park. I too am curious each time I walk by the Greenberg House at 2301 Calvert St. NW. So...

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