Bernard Hopkins Aims to Unify Title as 50th Birthday Nears

With a win on Nov. 8 against WBO Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Bernard Hopkins would be just one belt away from becoming the first fighter in boxing history to hold all four major alphabet ...

Redskins' Forbath Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath has been named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after kicking the game-winning field goal Monday against the Dallas Cowboys, the NFL announced Thursday.

Showtime for New-Look Wizards

It’s game time. It also maybe "Showtime East" as the Washington Wizards prepare to open their 2014-15 season with high expectations, a dynamic young backcourt and a battle-tested Hall of Fame veteran seeking one more championship.

Redskins Trump Archenemy Cowboys, 20-17, in OT

The Washington Redskins are officially on a roll with their latest win — and it couldn't be any sweeter.

OMAR TYREE: Not Black Enough

The ongoing and bitter history of African-Americans who mistrust, ostracize and bully each other into following certain stereotypical traits, beliefs and concerns of the community has been a long and conflicting battle.

Despite Win, Redskins' Nightmare Season Continues

What's worse than the Redskins' 2-and-5-and-going-nowhere record is what's happening deep in the heart of Texas, where the Cowboys are a stunning 6-1 and have not tasted defeat since their Week 1 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

OMAR TYREE: Injury Overdose

Major injuries have gotten so pervasive in professional sports these days that every time an athlete winces in pain, I fear for the worst.

Redskins' Orakpo Out for the Season

Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo has a torn right pectoral muscle and is out for the season, head coach Jay Gruden said Monday.

Colt McCoy Leads Redskins to Last-Second Win over Titans

An unlikely hero emerged Sunday at FedEx Field for the Washington Redskins, and it couldn't have come at a better time.

Chris Webber to Make Bid to Buy Atlanta Hawks

Former NBA All-Star Chris Webber is leading a push to buy the Atlanta Hawks, the retired basketball great announced Thursday.

OMAR TYREE: Money for College Athletes

The issue of granting a stipend for the marketing, enrollment, game attendance, sales of school paraphernalia and other monetary gains that popular student athletes provide at hundreds of American colleges and universities is in the national news again.

Beal Injury Tempers Optimism

It seems that each time one of Washington's professional sports teams is expected to fare well — or perhaps even challenge for a championship — disaster strikes.

Leon Spinks Hospitalized

Former boxing heavyweight champion Leon Spinks remains hospitalized in Las Vegas after undergoing surgery for abdominal problems.

Redskins' Road Woes Continue in Arizona

The Washington Redskins' skid continued Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals with a 30-20 defeat, its ninth consecutive road loss and fourth straight overall.

OMAR TYREE: Who Is Derek Jeter?

Who is Derek Jeter, really? I don't even know what he sounds like, to be honest.