News

Redskins Blogger Throws In Towel After Two Weeks On Job

Redskins Blogger Throws In Towel After Two Weeks On Job

Photo: WINA

A blogger who was hired by the Washington Redskins to defend the team’s name has quit two weeks after he took the job. Ben Tribbett tweeted his resignation this week, saying he didn’t want to be a distraction because of personal attacks directed toward him. Tribbett is a behind the scenes advocate for liberal causes in Virginia. In May, 50 of the 55 Democrats in the U.S. Senate, at the urging of their Majority Leader Harry Reid (D- Nevada), publicly urged the Redskins to find a new name.

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: March 3

Fresh
cab

A look at today in entertainment history.

in Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

Both McDonnells Appeal Convictions

Updated
McDonnell Maureen and Bob 91512 CC

Both Bob and Maureen McDonnell have appealed their convictions.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Wins Second Straight ACC Regular Season Title

TONY BENNETT

Virginia wins the ACC regular season crown for the second year in a row.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Jesse Matthew Trial May Be Delayed

Camblos Jim 021815 (DZ)

Defense attorney Jim Camblos says June 29th is too soon.

in Sports

Kentucky tops AP college basketball poll

kentucky

The latest Associated Press college basketball poll is out.