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John Wall Voted as Starter for 2015 NBA All-Star Game

The NBA announced Thursday that Washington Wizards guard John Wall has been named an Eastern Conference starter for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game in New York.

Demond Nicholson Scores Win in D.C. Boxing Card

Demond "D Best At It" Nicholson, a top middleweight prospect from Laurel, Maryland, scored a first-round TKO over Rahman "Genghis Khan" Yusubov Saturday night in the main event of a Keystone Boxing card at D.C.'s Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Redskins' Alfred Morris Named to 2nd Straight Pro Bowl

Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris has been selected to the 2015 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Monday.

UDC's Women Basketball Squad Dominates Dowling, 86-48

All 10 Firebirds players in the lineup entered the scoring column as the University of the District of Columbia women's basketball team dominated Dowling, 86-48, in East Coast Conference play at UDC Sports Complex Saturday afternoon.

Venus Williams Wins WTA Auckland Classic

Venus Williams entered the tournament as the third seed and had to reach down deep to come from behind after falling down one set. But that she did – winning the Auckland Classic in New Zealand on Friday against top-seeded ...

Boston Chosen Over D.C. for 2024 Summer Olympics

Boston was selected Thursday as the United States' candidate to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, receiving the nod over a handful of cities including D.C.

Stuart Scott Remembered

There's little question that Stuart Scott "was as cool as the other side of the pillow," and among the best at his craft.

Stuart Scott, Famed ESPN Anchor, Dies at 49

Stuart Scott, the ESPN anchor whose hip-hop-tinged broadcasting style became a fixture on the sports network, died Sunday after a yearslong battle with cancer. He was 49.

Behind the Pom-Poms: Redskins Cheerleaders Have Successful Careers

Monique spends her weekdays performing investigative research for federal law enforcement, while two of her friends, Madison and Chantelle, respectively, hold careers as a social worker and a massage therapist. They also work on Sundays in the fall as Washington ...

Cowboys Trample Redskins, 44-17, in Season-Ender

The Washington Redskins, hosting the Dallas Cowboys in the regular-season finale Sunday, had hoped to end head coach Jay Gruden's disappointing rookie campaign with a triumph over its arch nemesis. But Dallas had other plans, breaking open a reasonably close ...

Redskins' Trent Williams Named to 3rd Straight Pro Bowl

Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams has been selected to his third straight Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Tuesday.

Muhammad Ali Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia, a spokesman said.

Coolidge High to Host First Annual Winter Holiday Basketball Tournament

The first annual Calvin Coolidge High School basketball tournament will be held at the D.C. school's Frank R. Williams Activity Center on Friday and Saturday.

Redskins Upset Eagles, Snap 6-Game Losing Streak

The Washington Redskins finally ended a six-game losing streak Saturday with a 27-24 win at home over the Philadelphia Eagles, pushing their NFC East foe to the brink of postseason elimination in the process.

Nationals Quiet at Winter Meetings

After a quiet week at the baseball winter meetings in San Diego, the Washington Nationals may still join teams like the Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves and Toronto Blue Jays in making a deal to improve or shake up the ...

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