Redskins fans 'Hogettes' retiring after 30 years

Updated: January 11, 2013, 1:18 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- The Hogettes will oink no more.

The group of male fans who have cheered on the Washington Redskins for three decades while wearing dresses, floppy hats and pig snouts announced Friday that the group is retiring.

The Hogettes said on their website that it's a "new era." They say they'll still be Redskins fans and will be continue to help raise money for children's charities -- although in more "incognito" fashion.

Hogettes founder Michael Torbert told The Washington ...

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