He burst onto the national scene after his election as D. mayor in 2006 and made school reform a marquee project.He and wife Michelle were a young, stylish couple and popular guests at Washington’s A-list parties.Then with the Kansas City Chiefs — where he had nine winning seasons out of 10 — he was fired. Louis Rams agree to play a regular season game in London in each of the next three seasons? Rams owner Stan Kroenke mentioned the importance of NFL growth in Britain, but I assume he just needs the frequent-flier miles. If Glen “Big Baby” Davis dropped his shorts at a poker table, what would you do? At that point, it wouldn’t matter what my cards were; I’d probably fold. Why doesn’t Uriah Heep get any airplay on classic rock radio stations? Was just wondering about that myself the other day while listening to Blue Oyster Cult. Did State Farm insure against a Green Bay one-and-done run in the NFL playoffs by taking out a policy with Allstate on its Discount Double Check ads? Then with the Washington Redskins, he was fired after one season, in which he won eight of his last 11 games. His new job sparked even more speculation about the Fentys’ marriage of 15 years. The couple officially separated in the beginning of this year; they have three children.
In Major League Baseball, only one man — the Angels’ Mike Scioscia — has managed the same team since before 2005. Louis Rams hired Jeff Fisher as their head coach last week; no firing date has been set yet. As Fisher made his way back into the NFL Honcho Room, the Indianapolis Colts’ Jim Caldwell made his way out.If they bumped into each other, Caldwell might’ve reminded Fisher how uneasy lies the headset that wears a coaching crown. In fact, before the 2009 season, 11 new head coaches were hired and already nine have been fired — only the Jets’ Rex Ryan and the Lions’ Jim Schwartz remain.She typically stays out of the spotlight, but in April she gave a rare public interview to Brian Williams to promote a new film on immigration reform.During their conversation, she spoke briefly about her late husband.