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Wizards Sign Veterans, Son of NBA Legend for Training Camp

The Washington Wizards announced Monday that they have signed veteran forwards Rasual Butler and Damion James, as well as rookie guard David Stockton, son of NBA legend John Stockton.

Giants Pound Redskins, 45-17; Cousins Struggles with 4 Picks

The New York Giants finally scored in the first quarter this season against the Washington Redskins on Thursday night. And once they started scoring, they couldn't stop.

Nationals Seek Postseason Glory

October baseball has returned to the nation's capital and, after fulfilling the hopes of spring, the Washington Nationals are now on a mission to fulfill the promise of a fall to remember.

Remembering the Ali-Foreman 'Rumble in the Jungle'

It's been 40 years since the famous "Rumble in the Jungle," the much-hyped and celebrated clash between an aging Ali — whose signature line, "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee," remains iconic — and George Foreman, a ...

Eagles Outlast Redskins in Brawl-Marred Shootout

In a wild, high-scoring affair that turned testy late, the Philadelphia Eagles defeated Washington Redskins, 37-34, at home on Sunday, spoiling an otherwise successful return to Philadelphia for DeSean Jackson.

NFL Commissioner Won't Step Down Amid Abuse Scandal, Says League 'Will Do Better'

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized for the league's handling of several high-profile domestic abuse cases during a press conference Friday, but said he hasn't considered stepping down despite several calls for him to go.

NFL Commissioner Under Fire

While many fans of the Ravens sported Ray Rice jerseys at the team’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sept. 11 in Baltimore, embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has received similar support along the I-95 corridor from Landover to Virginia.

Nats Win NL East for Second Time in Three Years

The Washington Nationals won their second National League East title in three years on Tuesday, shutting out division foe Atlanta, 3-0, at Turner Field to clinch the crown with 12 games left in the regular season.

Redskins Thrash Jaguars in Costly Home Opener

Robert Griffin III and DeSean Jackson both went down with injuries during the first quarter of Sunday's 41-10 laugher against the hapless Jacksonville Jaguars in Washington's home opener at FedEx Field. Neither returned, and head coach Jay Gruden told reporters ...

Howard Sensational in AT&T Nation's Football Classic

Greg McGhee certainly loves playing in the AT&T Nation's Football Classic.

Redskins Lose Season Opener

The Washington Redskins traveled to Houston to open the 2014 season and with little offense, some occasional defense and an error-prone effort, Robert Griffin III and his teammates received a Texas-sized beatdown.

Ray Rice Assault Stuns the Nation

Professional sports and the athletes who play them has undergone dramatic changes and many fans, experts and even those who've made a comfortable living playing the games all agree that change hasn't always been good.

D.C. Vies for 2024 Olympics

A group has been formed, intent on bringing the Summer 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games to the Metropolitan Washington Area.

Ray Rice Cut by Ravens, Banned Indefinitely by NFL

The Baltimore Ravens terminated star running back Ray Rice's contract Monday after video surfaced earlier in the day of him striking his then-fiancee in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino in February.

Defining the Howard-Morehouse Rivalry

The matchup featuring the Bison of Howard University and the Maroon Tigers of Morehouse College provides a compelling back story of a rivalry that's as fierce as any in sports.