For some in the Native American community and at least 50 Democratic senators, the Redskins' moniker should be banned. It's racist, they said, and many have even labeled the team's name as taboo, one they've refused to verbalize.
I'm among those who picked LeBron James and the Miami Heat to win their third straight NBA title on the eve of this year's playoffs. But there's a small-market team in Texas that might have something to say about it, ...
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced Friday that the city has reached final business terms with Major League Soccer's D.C. United for a new stadium in the Buzzard Point neighborhood in Southwest.
The wife of Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling is negotiating with the NBA to sell the team, according to several sources.
Wendell Scott, the late African-American race car legend who broke NASCAR's color barrier during the civil rights era, was posthumously inducted Wednesday into the racing association's Hall of Fame in Charlotte.
In the end, the lack of experience and the absence of consistent play by their big men doomed the Washington Wizards in their second round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers. However, the prevailing thought around the NBA remains the ...
The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they will host joint training camp practices with the New England Patriots at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va., from Monday, Aug. 4 to Wednesday, Aug. 6.
Young team on the rise or middling overachiever that caught a few lucky breaks? That's the identity crisis facing the Washington Wizards.
Allyson Hamlin returned from injury to throw three touchdown passes, the defense recorded their third straight shutout, and the D.C. Divas earned a convincing 44-0 victory over the Atlanta Phoenix on Saturday.
Disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling publicly stumbled when he attacked NBA Fall of Famer and entrepreneur Ervin "Magic" Johnson and other people living with HIV/AIDS, during a May 12 interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper.
The 2014 NFL Draft was held on Friday, May 9 at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.
In a draft where the Washington Redskins quietly acquired eight new players, Michael Sam of the St. Louis Rams will probably go down as being the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL).
The Rev. Al Sharpton, president and CEO of the New York-based National Action Network has given a thumbs-up on the selection of noted business leader Richard “Dick” Parsons as interim president of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Before Washington and Indiana tipped off for Friday’s Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, an advertisement for season tickets splashed across the Verizon Center’s jumbotron.
Having surprised many in the basketball world by the ease in which they dispatched the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the 2014 NBA playoffs, the Washington Wizards continue their improbable march toward glory this week with a 102-96 ...