Sport: Hail to the Redskins

A rivalry that affects the towns as much as the teams

Nothing else about the makeshift football season was as well arranged as last week's championship match in the National Football Conference, the Dallas Cowboys vs. the Washington Redskins, one of sport's liveliest running arguments, where the score (31-17, Washington this time) is never really final. The grudge between these Cowboys and Redskins traces to historical events other than the familiar differences between cowboys and Indians.

When the Dallas team was formed in 1960, it was granted life in the National Football League above...

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