D.C. Prepares for Annual Football Classic

Events DC has put together a week’s worth of entertainment both on and off the gridiron that begins Wednesday, Sept. 16 and continue through Sunday, Sept. 20.

RG3 Benched, Cousins Gets Starting Nod for 2015

The Washington Redskins on Monday named Kirk Cousins as the starting quarterback for this season, supplanting Robert Griffin III after two rocky, injury-filled seasons for the former Rookie of the Year.

Darryl Dawkins, 58, Ex-NBA Star Known as 'Chocolate Thunder,' Dies

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.

D.C.'s Mike 'Yes Indeed' Reed to Face Antonio Canas in Las Vegas Next Month

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.

RG3 Exits with Concussion in Redskins' Win over Lions

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.

DC Divas Win National Championship

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 ...

Wizards Announce 2015-16 Schedule

The Washington Wizards announced their 2015-16 regular-season schedule Wednesday, including their home opener on Halloween against the New York Knicks.

Sloane Stephens Wins First WTA Title

Sloane Stephens defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets Sunday, winning the Citi Open women's singles championship.

Serena Williams Wows on New York Magazine Cover

Tennis icon Serena Williams has taken her winning ways to a new level, scoring the cover of the latest issue of New York magazine.

Mayweather to Face Berto in September, Likely Last Fight for Boxing Legend

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.

RG3 on Day 1 of Camp: 'I've Bought In' to Gruden's System

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 ...

Tom Brady Suspension Upheld by NFL

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.

Newseum to Showcase Nationals Exhibit

The Newseum in D.C. will open an exhibit dedicated the history of the Washington Nationals on July 31, museum officials announced.

Howard U. Unveils New Athletics Logo

Howard University Athletics unveiled its new Bison logo during a press conference Thursday, using a process that engaged all stakeholders in the Howard community.

D.C. Divas Top Atlanta Phoenix, Make 6th Straight Conference Title Game

The D.C. Divas advanced to the National Conference championship game after downing the Atlanta Phoenix, 40-6, in the conference semifinals Saturday.