Lamont Peterson Pitted against Felix Diaz in Oct. 17 Fight

On Thursday, Oct. 8, Ward 8’s very own champions, Lamont and Anthony Peterson returned to the Bald Eagle Recreation Center to workout in preparation for their upcoming fights.

Redskins Lose to Falcons in OT on Cousins' Pick-Six

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford picked off Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins and returned it 59 yards for a touchdown to give Atlanta a 25-19 overtime win at home Sunday.

Redskins Edge Eagles in NFC East Thriller

Pierre Garçon caught a go-ahead 4-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins with 26 seconds left in the fourth quarter, as the Washington Redskins survived a thriller against NFC East foe Philadelphia, 23-20, at FedEx Field on Sunday.

'Thriller in Manila,' 40 Years Later: Remembering Classic Ali-Frazier Bout

Thursday marked the 40th anniversary of the epic "Thriller in Manila" between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, which is lauded as one of the greatest moments in sports history and was a worldwide cultural event at the time.

Porter Eyes Starting Role, Beal Downplays Contract Talk on Wizards Media Day

The Washington Wizards held its annual media day Monday at Verizon Center to gin up optimism and excitement for the 2015-16 season, and one of the early storylines as the team holds training camp this week is the evolution of ...

Redskins Can Shake Off Giants Loss, Save Season With Win Over Eagles

The Washington Redskins came home from a rough 32-21 road loss Thursday to NFC East foe New York looking worse for wear — DeAngelo Hall went down with a torn ligament in his right big toe, the vaunted rushing attack ...

Redskins Top Rams at Home, 24-10, Get First Win of Season

The Washington Redskins defense was solid Sunday for the second straight week to start the 2015 season, but this time, they got some help.

Mike 'Yes Indeed' Reed Scores TKO Over Antonio Canas

D.C.-area junior welterweight boxer Mike "Yes Indeed" Reed extended his perfect pro record to 16-0 this month, scoring a TKO victory over Antonio "Aztec God of War" Canas in the fifth round of their Las Vegas fight.

Denard Span Makes Most of Time with Nationals

Denard Span arrived to the Washington Nationals from the Minnesota Twins via a November 2012 trade but has long had ties to the area.

Dolphins Edge Past Redskins, 17-10, in Season Opener

The Washington Redskins looked like the better team for much their Week 1 matchup against the Miami Dolphins at home. But a few momentary lapses were costly for Washington, and the Dolphins capitalized to steal a 17-10 win.

Moses Malone, 60, Hall of Fame Center, Dies

Moses Malone, the three-time NBA MVP and Hall of Famer who led the Philadelphia 76ers the 1983 championship alongside Julius Erving, died Sunday. He was 60.

Serena Williams Upset in U.S. Open Semis, Loses Bid for Grand Slam

Serena Williams' quest for tennis's Grand Slam came to a shocking end Friday when she was upset in the U.S. Open semifinal by 43rd-ranked Roberta Vinci, who previously hadn't made it past the second round of any major this year.

Mayweather's Final Fight Not Selling

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s fight against Andre Berto has proven to be a bust.

Donald Young Almost a Cinderella Story

Rising tennis star Donald Young Jr. made it to the fourth round of the U.S. Open before being defeated by reigning French Open champion Stan Wawrinka on Monday at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City.

Redskins Drop Preseason Finale to Jags

The Washington Redskins lost their preseason finale Thursday night to the Jacksonville Jaguars, 17-16, at FedEx Field when kicker Jason Myers booted a 47-yard field goal in the game's final minutes.