Federal Patent Office Rules Against Redskins, Cancels Trademark

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday canceled six federal Washington Redskins trademark registrations, deeming the team name "disparaging to Native Americans."

UCC Branch Calls for Boycott of Washington Redskins

The United Church of Christ's Mid-Atlantic sector passed a resolution Saturday calling for a boycott of the Washington Redskins until the team changes its name, which it deems offensive to Native Americans.

D.C. in Contention for 2024 Olympic Games

D.C. is vying for the U.S. bid for the 2024 Olympics, the top official of the U.S. Olympic Committee said.

COMMENTARY: America's 'Ugly' Affair with Soccer is Mystifying

Soccer just can't catch on in the United States. Is the game beneath Americans because it's foreign?

Mayweather Tops Forbes List of Highest-Paid Athletes

Boxing superstar and 11-time world champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather has once again been named the highest-paid athlete in sports by Forbes.

Wizards Value Soars with Clippers Sale

The pending sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has set off a firestorm of speculation in the financial world where many believe the $2 billion price paid for the franchise has greatly enhanced the ...

WORLD CUP 2014: France Set to Top Group E

France's hopes for holding onto the Jules Rimet trophy looked set to be dashed recently as it was announced that Franck Ribery would not be going to the World Cup.

Russell Readies For WBO Featherweight Title Bid

Undefeated Capitol Heights, Maryland, featherweight "Mr." Gary Russell Jr. recently held an open workout in front of family, friends and the media in Capitol Heights in preparation for Saturday, June 21 when he will face Vasyl Lomachenko for the vacant ...

D.C. Divas Fall Short in Rally, Lose to Boston Militia, 29-28

Ultimately, it proved to be too big of a hole to overcome.

COMMENTARY: Redskins Name a Tradition We Can Do Without

If racial slurs are a significant part of your football tradition, you need to change that tradition — immediately.

Donald Sterling OKs Sale of Clippers, Drops Suit

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has officially agreed to sell the team and drop a $1 billion lawsuit against the NBA, his lawyers said Wednesday.

Rivera Stops Barnett in Ninth Round

Not since the fictional character Chino killed Tony at the end of "West Side Story" has someone with that moniker shocked so many people.

Redskins Training Center Opens to the Public for Training Camp in July

The Washington Redskins, in partnership with Bon Secours Virginia Health System, the City of Richmond and the Virginia Governor’s Office, announced their 2014 training camp schedule, set to take place at the world-class Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center from ...

Redskins Name Controversy Heats Up Again

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.

COMMENTARY: Spurs Will Finally End NBA Heatwave

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, ...