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Redskins Lose Third Straight, Blow Late Lead Against 49ers

The Washington Redskins, coming off an embarrassing loss to the lowly Tampa Bay Buccaneers, showed some fight Sunday on the road against the San Francisco 49ers, but couldn't hold a late-game lead and lost 17-14, ensuring head coach Jay Gruden ...

Michele Roberts Takes Over NBA Union

Michele A. Roberts has started her new job as the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, and the former District public defender immediately set the tone for what’s sure to be contentious collective bargaining with NBA owners.

OMAR TYREE: The Old Boys' Club

As an African-American entrepreneur who has made a living writing books under contractual agreements with publishing companies, the ongoing contract disputes and negotiations between star wide receiver Dez Bryant and billionaire Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones presents a longstanding quagmire.

Redskins Hammered by Buccaneers as Season Slips Away

The Redskins lost to a sub-.500 team for the second straight game since upsetting arch rival Dallas, this time at home to the woeful Buccaneers, 27-7.

NBA Releases Christmas Uniforms; First Names on Back

The NBA released Friday the Christmas Day jerseys — which will display the players' first names — for the 10 teams that will play that day, including the Washington Wizards.

Wizards Proving Experts Right

It’s early. Very early. Still, the Washington Wizards 5-2 start has impressed fans and those outside of the area if for no other reason than the fact that NBA experts have forecast a great season for the team, a prediction ...

Nationals' Matt Williams Named NL Manager of the Year

The Washington Nationals' Matt Williams was named the National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday in his first season as skipper, despite a disappointing postseason loss.

OMAR TYREE: A Shoutout for Mom

It seems like we've been hearing these classic "Hi Mom" shoutouts from college and professional athletes forever. However, a large number of black athletes have never had a father around to acknowledge.

Howard U. Wins SWAC Women's Soccer Championship, 2-1

For the first time since 2007, Howard University can celebrate a conference champion.

Redskins Fumble Big Opportunity

With plenty of distractions on and off the field, Washington fumbled a golden opportunity to jump back into playoff contention.

OMAR TYREE: LeBron James and American Hypocrisy

Thousands of white Cleveland Cavaliers fans who angrily burned LeBron James jerseys just four years ago when he left the city, now profess to love him again. I chuckle at their audacity.

Redskins Toppled by Vikings in RG3's Return

Robert Griffin III returned to action Sunday for the Washington Redskins after missing six games with a dislocated ankle, but it wasn't enough, as the Minnesota Vikings held on at home for a 29-26 win.

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.

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