This Redskins melodrama comes down to fathers and sons, and the dreams that have turned into nightmares. Coach Mike Shanahan hired his son Kyle to be his offensive coordinator here in Washington, and you can be sure that was a dream come true for both. Kyle grew up on the football field around his father, and most likely as a young boy dreamed of the day he could work with Dad. Mike watched Kyle grow as a football coach from afar, from offensive quality coach in Tampa Bay to
FREDERICK, Md. -- Potomac Nationals first baseman Brett McMillan sat by himself in a hotel room at the Frederick Comfort Inn and watched Barry Bonds, after breaking Hank Aaron's home run record, raise his arms to the sky in honor of his late father.
It was an emotional moment for both players, though they were separated by 3,000 miles. As players, they are even further apart. But both have lost their baseball fathers and the chance to share their triumphs with them.