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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 ...

Cowboys Trample Redskins, 44-17, in Season-Ender

The Washington Redskins, hosting the Dallas Cowboys in the regular-season finale Sunday, had hoped to end head coach Jay Gruden's disappointing rookie campaign with a triumph over its arch nemesis. But Dallas had other plans, breaking open a reasonably close ...

Redskins' Trent Williams Named to 3rd Straight Pro Bowl

Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams has been selected to his third straight Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Tuesday.

Muhammad Ali Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia, a spokesman said.

Coolidge High to Host First Annual Winter Holiday Basketball Tournament

The first annual Calvin Coolidge High School basketball tournament will be held at the D.C. school's Frank R. Williams Activity Center on Friday and Saturday.

Redskins Upset Eagles, Snap 6-Game Losing Streak

The Washington Redskins finally ended a six-game losing streak Saturday with a 27-24 win at home over the Philadelphia Eagles, pushing their NFC East foe to the brink of postseason elimination in the process.

Nationals Quiet at Winter Meetings

After a quiet week at the baseball winter meetings in San Diego, the Washington Nationals may still join teams like the Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves and Toronto Blue Jays in making a deal to improve or shake up the ...

Wizards' John Wall Named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Washington Wizards guard John Wall has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for Dec. 8-14, the NBA announced Monday.

Manning, Beckham Lead Giants over Redskins, 24-13

Eli Manning hit rookie phenom Odell Beckham Jr. for three touchdowns as the New York Giants dropped the Washington Redskins, 24-13, at home Sunday, giving Washington its sixth consecutive loss.

Nationals Look to Bolster Formidable Lineup

What do you get someone — or in this case, a team — who already has so much?

Redskins Blanked 24-0 by Rams for 5th Straight Loss

The Washington Redskins were shut out by the St. Louis Rams, 24-0, at home Sunday, the team's fifth straight defeat as a lost season drags to an agonizing finish.