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Antawn Jamison Named to Wizards Alumni Association

The Bullets & Wizards Alumni Association announced Thursday that Antawn Jamison has been named as its newest member.

Ted Leonsis Has Big Plans for DC-CAP

Ted Leonsis, a 58-year-old billionaire businessman, venture capitalist and owner or part-owner of the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics, said he's proud to be named chairman of the District of Columbia College Access Program, adding that the mission ...

Charlie Sifford, 92, First Black PGA Tour Player, Dies

Charlie Sifford, the first African-American to break the color barrier in professional golf, died Tuesday night, the PGA of America said. He was 92.

Last-Minute Pick Seals Patriots' Super Bowl Win over Seahawks

For yet another Super Bowl, the New England Patriots found themselves on the wrong end of a miraculous, late-game catch. But this time, they had an answer.

Patriots-Seahawks Super Bowl Overshadowed by 'Deflategate'

An incident involving the Patriots during the AFC Championship against the Indianapolis Colts has overshadowed the lead up to the Super Bowl, prompting a furious public reaction and casting doubt on New England's season.

Ernie Banks, Hall of Fame Legend, Dies

Ernie Banks, Hall of Fame shortstop for the Chicago Cubs, died Jan. 23, days before his 84th birthday, at a hospital in Chicago.

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 ...