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Hoyas Ready for Big Season

The Hoyas welcomed a recruiting class that has many fans, college basketball experts and even other teams buzzing.

Nationals Announce NatsFest Details

The biggest event of the offseason will be held Saturday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Luck, Colts Outlast McCoy, Redskins

The Washington Redskins ended up on the wrong side of a 49-27 shootout on the road against the Indianapolis Colts, but Colt McCoy showed enough promise to give Washington a glimmer of positivity as an otherwise moribund season winds down.

Ray Rice Wins Appeal, Indefinite Suspension by NFL Lifted

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, the players union said Friday.

Gabby Douglas Rejoins U.S. Gymnast Team, Opens Door for 2016 Olympics

Gabby Douglas, the gymnast who took the world by storm during the 2012 Summer Olympics, has rejoined the U.S. women's national gymnastics team, opening the door for participation in the 2016 games in Rio.

Redskins-RG3 Split Inevitable

Robert Griffin III, former top draft pick and franchise quarterback for the, probably has a better chance of starting 2015 for the arch-rival Dallas Cowboys than he does for the Washington Redskins.

Redskins Lose Third Straight, Blow Late Lead Against 49ers

The Washington Redskins, coming off an embarrassing loss to the lowly Tampa Bay Buccaneers, showed some fight Sunday on the road against the San Francisco 49ers, but couldn't hold a late-game lead and lost 17-14, ensuring head coach Jay Gruden ...

Michele Roberts Takes Over NBA Union

Michele A. Roberts has started her new job as the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, and the former District public defender immediately set the tone for what’s sure to be contentious collective bargaining with NBA owners.

OMAR TYREE: The Old Boys' Club

As an African-American entrepreneur who has made a living writing books under contractual agreements with publishing companies, the ongoing contract disputes and negotiations between star wide receiver Dez Bryant and billionaire Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones presents a longstanding quagmire.

Redskins Hammered by Buccaneers as Season Slips Away

The Redskins lost to a sub-.500 team for the second straight game since upsetting arch rival Dallas, this time at home to the woeful Buccaneers, 27-7.

NBA Releases Christmas Uniforms; First Names on Back

The NBA released Friday the Christmas Day jerseys — which will display the players' first names — for the 10 teams that will play that day, including the Washington Wizards.

Wizards Proving Experts Right

It’s early. Very early. Still, the Washington Wizards 5-2 start has impressed fans and those outside of the area if for no other reason than the fact that NBA experts have forecast a great season for the team, a prediction ...

Nationals' Matt Williams Named NL Manager of the Year

The Washington Nationals' Matt Williams was named the National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday in his first season as skipper, despite a disappointing postseason loss.

OMAR TYREE: A Shoutout for Mom

It seems like we've been hearing these classic "Hi Mom" shoutouts from college and professional athletes forever. However, a large number of black athletes have never had a father around to acknowledge.

Howard U. Wins SWAC Women's Soccer Championship, 2-1

For the first time since 2007, Howard University can celebrate a conference champion.