Darryl Dawkins, a former NBA center best known for his backboard-shattering dunks and his colorful names for them, died Thursday in Pennsylvania, the Lehigh County coroner's office said. He was 58.
Mike "Yes Indeed" Reed, an up-and-coming light welterweight from the D.C. area, will take on Chicago's Antonio "Aztec God of War" Canas at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas on Sept. 11.
NFL preseason games are, for the most part, pretty meaningless. Unless, of course, a star quarterback gets dinged up — then things can get serious in a hurry.
The D.C. Divas won their 12th game of the season, setting a new team record for victories in a season. More importantly, the Divas won their second national championship in team history, adding to the National Women's Football Association title ...
The Washington Wizards announced their 2015-16 regular-season schedule Wednesday, including their home opener on Halloween against the New York Knicks.
Sloane Stephens defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets Sunday, winning the Citi Open women's singles championship.
Tennis icon Serena Williams has taken her winning ways to a new level, scoring the cover of the latest issue of New York magazine.
Floyd "Money" Mayweather will put his undefeated record and WBC and WBA welterweight world titles on the line against Andre Berto next month, likely the final fight in the legendary boxer's storied 19-year career.
For as much as his on-field performance and whether he can return to his rookie season form will be watched this year, Robert Griffin III's seemingly tenuous relationship with head coach Jay Gruden will be equally scrutinized — a challenge ...
The NFL upheld a four-game suspension of New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady for his role in the "Deflateglate" scandal that cast a pall over last season's Super Bowl, the league announced Tuesday.
The Newseum in D.C. will open an exhibit dedicated the history of the Washington Nationals on July 31, museum officials announced.
Howard University Athletics unveiled its new Bison logo during a press conference Thursday, using a process that engaged all stakeholders in the Howard community.
The D.C. Divas advanced to the National Conference championship game after downing the Atlanta Phoenix, 40-6, in the conference semifinals Saturday.
Serena Williams won her sixth Wimbledon singles title Saturday morning, defeating Garbine Muguruza of Spain, 6-4, 6-4, to win her fourth straight Grand Slam tournament.
After back-to-back losing seasons, the oddsmakers aren't too confident about the Washington Redskins' ability to begin the upcoming season on a winning note.