In the end, John Wall's left hand was just too painful for him to go, and the Atlanta Hawks were too much for the Washington Wizards.
The Washington Wizards are still undefeated this postseason — and they're starting to get the rest of the nation's attention.
Floyd Mayweather befuddled Manny Pacquiao for 12 rounds Saturday night in Las Vegas, as the long-awaited "fight of the century" turned into a near-flawless technical exhibition by Mayweather that cemented his legacy as the greatest pound-for-pound boxer of this generation.
On Saturday, May 2, in Las Vegas, two of the most respected and exciting boxers of the century — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao — will square off in what has billed as the "fight of the century."
The Washington Wizards easily dispatched the Toronto Raptors, 125-94, at Verizon Center on Sunday, sweeping the Raptors out of the playoffs in the first-round series.
The Washington Wizards, led by a strong outings from Marcin Gortat and John Wall, held off the Toronto Raptors, 106-99, at Verizon Center on Friday, pushing the Raptors to the brink in their first-round playoff series.
The Nationals' spark plug and holder of the team's single season hits record has returned from the disabled list.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
He wasn't even supposed to be in college, now he's about to play professionally.
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.
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.