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Bernard Hopkins Continues to Defy Age

Bernard Hopkins claimed the World Boxing Association and International Boxing Association titles Saturday night as the 49-year-old living legend won a split decision over Beibut Shumenov at the D.C. Armory in Southeast.

Wizards Chase NBA Glory

It's playoffs time in the nation's capital and the Washington Wizards and their fans are now getting a taste of what team officials promised when they selected John Wall with the top pick in the 2010 NBA draft.

COMMENTARY: Hats Off to Kevin Ollie

Kevin Ollie's Huskies made good on his prediction that the team would reach the Final Four. And it came as no surprise to those who know him.

Kevin Ollie Makes History as 4th African-American Coach to Win NCAA Tournament

Kevin Ollie, head coach of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team, has pulled off a remarkable feat, becoming just the fourth African-American coach to win the NCAA tournament.

COMMENTARY: Masters Loses Luster Without Tiger

For those of you who want to watch a Tiger-less Masters, go right ahead and enjoy that bland version of golf.

Howard U. Hires Gyau to Coach Men's Soccer

Howard University has tabbed Philip Gyau, who starred for the Bison in the mid-1980s and earned six caps for the U.S. national team, to turn around the men's soccer program.

Mayweather, Hopkins Portraits Donated to Smithsonian

Golden Boy Promotions announced Monday the donation of portraits of boxing legends and future Hall of Famers Floyd Mayweather and Bernard Hopkins to the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.

COMMENTARY: And Then There Were Four

If you're a college hoops fan, it would be an understatement to say the last two weeks have been pure basketball excitement.

Global Rallycross Racing Headed to D.C.

Volkswagen of America, Inc., Andretti Sports Marketing and Events DC announced Wednesday a joint venture to bring professional motorsports back to Washington, D.C. this summer with Volkswagen Rallycross DC — the third round of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross ...

Alcorn Beats Jackson State in Weekend Series

Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue recently honored the members of its track and field team following a championship season.

Redskins Sign DeSean Jackson

The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday that they have signed free agent wide receiver DeSean Jackson.

Strong Open to Outdoor Season at Virginia Cup

The Hampton University men's and women's track & field teams had a strong open to the 2014 outdoor season on Saturday, combining to win five event titles at the Virginia Cup at Lannigan Field.

COMMENTARY: Dear NIT, Stop. Just Stop.

I’m still trying to figure out why they have this tournament.

The Early Winners of NFL Free Agency 2014

Though the start to the NFL season is more than five months out, one of the most hectic periods of the year for teams is well underway: Free agency.


Reid, McCain Ask Obama to Pardon Famed Boxer Jack Johnson

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) have asked President Obama to posthumously pardon the late Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion, of a conviction of transporting a white woman across state lines.