COMMENTARY: Let the Madness Begin

"March Madness" is finally here. And it's the best event in all of sports.

Washington Golden Gloves Semis Get Underway

A standing-room-only crowd packed the Sugar Ray Leonard Boxing Center in Palmer Park, Md., on Saturday for an exciting night of Washington Golden Gloves action during the first of two weeks of the tournament's semifinals.

COMMENTARY: It's Time to Ban the 3-Pointer

When we watch the March Madness highlights, what we see time and time again are slam dunks and three-point field goals — and it has to stop.

Wizards Kick Playoff Push into High Gear

With less than 20 games left, the Wizards conceivably could end the season as the third best team in the Eastern Conference, which would guarantee them home-court advantage in the first and possibly second round of the NBA playoffs.

DAVE OWENS: Color Blind NFL's N-Word Ban Would Be Shortsighted

So the NFL is considering penalizing players 15 yards for using the N-word during games. If it happens more than once, a player gets ejected. My take on this: Dumb rule!!

Bernard Hopkins Headlines Armory Fight Card

Bernard Hopkins will attempt to become the oldest fighter in history to unify a world title.

COMMENTARY: Rejoice! Major League Baseball is Back

On Friday, the Major League Baseball exhibition season began. That makes me happy on so many levels.

Young Golfer Aspires to Greatness

With the pro golf season underway and players such as Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Sergio Garcia preparing for the Masters Championship in April, a local champion has emerged on the sport’s radar.

COMMENTARY: Why Bother with the NFL Combine?

The NFL has become full-time, big business. But as much as I can appreciate the league and all that it represents, I have no appreciation at all for the scouting combine.

Watkins Award Finalists Visit D.C.

To call Bobby Okereke’s route to a college football scholarship unconventional would be an understatement.

COMMENTARY: Saying Goodbye to Derek Jeter

The Yankees' storied history is full of baseball legends, many with career numbers much better than Derek Jeter's. So why is he one of the most beloved in franchise history?

WORLD CUP 2014: Great Things Come In Small Packages

With the 2014 World Cup in Brazil less four months away, the excitement and anticipation begins to build around the 32 nations who made their way through the qualifying phases in their quest to lift the famous trophy.

Lacrosse Takes off in Prince George's County

Two years ago, when his six-year-old son Miles said he wanted to play full-contact football, Bruce Lancaster faced a difficult decision. Miles' alternative to football came in the form of an uncommon sport in Prince George's County: Lacrosse.

Wall Soars Above Competition, Wins Slam Dunk Championship

Washington Wizards guard John Wall started off his All-Star Weekend with a bang Saturday night, leapfrogging his mascot in a rousing double-pump reverse dunk to take top honors in the league's revamped slam dunk contest.

COMMENTARY: Remembering Sports' Role in the Civil Rights Movement

As I journey through this month of February, I'll certainly remember the contributions of George Washington Carver, Harriet Tubman and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., just to name a few. But, I'll be sure to also recognize all the great ...