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Strong Open to Outdoor Season at Virginia Cup

The Hampton University men's and women's track & field teams had a strong open to the 2014 outdoor season on Saturday, combining to win five event titles at the Virginia Cup at Lannigan Field.

COMMENTARY: Dear NIT, Stop. Just Stop.

I’m still trying to figure out why they have this tournament.

The Early Winners of NFL Free Agency 2014

Though the start to the NFL season is more than five months out, one of the most hectic periods of the year for teams is well underway: Free agency.


Reid, McCain Ask Obama to Pardon Famed Boxer Jack Johnson

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) have asked President Obama to posthumously pardon the late Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion, of a conviction of transporting a white woman across state lines.

James Daniel Named MEAC Tournament Rookie of the Year

James "J-Byrd" Daniel has been named the 2013-14 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year by conference coaches and sports information directors.

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.

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