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Seahawks Drop Slumping Redskins, 27-17

Russell Wilson and the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks handed the Washington Redskins its third straight loss Monday, fending off a late rally to win 27-17 at FedEx Field.

Giants Push Nationals to Brink with 18-Inning Win in Game 2

Jordan Zimmermann stood on the mound in the ninth inning at Nationals Park on Saturday, one out away from a three-hit, complete-game shutout to pull the Washington Nationals even with the San Francisco Giants in the National League Division Series. ...

Giants Spoil Strasburg Playoff Debut, Drop Nats in Game 1

Steven Strasburg's solid postseason debut went to waste in the Nationals' 3-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants before a raucous sellout crowd of 44,035 at Nationals Park.

Optimistic Wizards Open Training Camp

The Washington Wizards opened training camp Tuesday with as much optimism as the franchise has experienced in three decades or more.

Wilson Building 'Going Red' for Nats' Playoff Berth

They say you can't fight city hall, but you can light it — and the playoff-bound Washington Nationals have the city watching through rose-colored glasses.

Wizards Sign Veterans, Son of NBA Legend for Training Camp

The Washington Wizards announced Monday that they have signed veteran forwards Rasual Butler and Damion James, as well as rookie guard David Stockton, son of NBA legend John Stockton.

Giants Pound Redskins, 45-17; Cousins Struggles with 4 Picks

The New York Giants finally scored in the first quarter this season against the Washington Redskins on Thursday night. And once they started scoring, they couldn't stop.

Nationals Seek Postseason Glory

October baseball has returned to the nation's capital and, after fulfilling the hopes of spring, the Washington Nationals are now on a mission to fulfill the promise of a fall to remember.

Remembering the Ali-Foreman 'Rumble in the Jungle'

It's been 40 years since the famous "Rumble in the Jungle," the much-hyped and celebrated clash between an aging Ali — whose signature line, "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee," remains iconic — and George Foreman, a ...

Eagles Outlast Redskins in Brawl-Marred Shootout

In a wild, high-scoring affair that turned testy late, the Philadelphia Eagles defeated Washington Redskins, 37-34, at home on Sunday, spoiling an otherwise successful return to Philadelphia for DeSean Jackson.

NFL Commissioner Won't Step Down Amid Abuse Scandal, Says League 'Will Do Better'

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized for the league's handling of several high-profile domestic abuse cases during a press conference Friday, but said he hasn't considered stepping down despite several calls for him to go.

NFL Commissioner Under Fire

While many fans of the Ravens sported Ray Rice jerseys at the team’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sept. 11 in Baltimore, embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has received similar support along the I-95 corridor from Landover to Virginia.

Nats Win NL East for Second Time in Three Years

The Washington Nationals won their second National League East title in three years on Tuesday, shutting out division foe Atlanta, 3-0, at Turner Field to clinch the crown with 12 games left in the regular season.

Redskins Thrash Jaguars in Costly Home Opener

Robert Griffin III and DeSean Jackson both went down with injuries during the first quarter of Sunday's 41-10 laugher against the hapless Jacksonville Jaguars in Washington's home opener at FedEx Field. Neither returned, and head coach Jay Gruden told reporters ...

Howard Sensational in AT&T Nation's Football Classic

Greg McGhee certainly loves playing in the AT&T Nation's Football Classic.