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Redskins Announce 2015 Schedule

The NFL announced its 2015 regular season schedule Tuesday night, and the Washington Redskins' schedule features three prime-time games, including a Week 13 home contest against the Dallas Cowboys on ESPN's Monday Night Football.

Pierce, Wiz Stifle Raptors in OT, Take Game 1

The Washington Wizards rode the hot hand of Paul Pierce early, then held off a furious second-half rally to steal a 93-86 overtime road win from the Toronto Raptors in the opener of their first-round playoff series Saturday.

Garcia Bests D.C.'s Peterson in Televised Showcase

D.C.'s Lamont Peterson lost a 12-round majority decision to Danny Garcia on Saturday night in a nationally televised showdown at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Nationals to Host 2018 All-Star Game

The Washington Nationals will host the All-Star Game in 2018, Major League Baseball announced Monday before the team's Opening Day game against the New York Mets.

Lamont Peterson on Garcia Fight: I'm Ready

Lamont Peterson hasn't quite decided on how he'll handle his rapidly approaching championship fight against undefeated Danny "Swift" Garcia. One thing he is sure of, though, is the result.

Howard's Greg McGhee Headed to CFL

He wasn't even supposed to be in college, now he's about to play professionally.

D.C.-Area Boxer Mike Reed Triumphs in Return Home

Mike "Yes Indeed" Reed, a light welterweight boxer from the D.C. region, dominated in his return to his home turf Saturday, defeating Rhode Island's Eddie Soto by second-round TKO.

NBA Veteran Jerome Kersey Dead

Jerome Kersey, a former standout at NCAA Division II Longwood College who played for the Portland Trailblazers during most of his 17-year career in the NBA, died Feb. 18 at the age of 52.

Finally: Mayweather-Pacquiao Set for May 2

Undefeated, 11-time world champion Floyd Mayweather formally announced Friday the most anticipated boxing match of this generation. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, a welterweight world championship unification bout, will take place on Saturday, May 2, live on pay-per-view.

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.