Coolidge High to Host First Annual Winter Holiday Basketball Tournament

The first annual Calvin Coolidge High School basketball tournament will be held at the D.C. school's Frank R. Williams Activity Center on Friday and Saturday.

Redskins Upset Eagles, Snap 6-Game Losing Streak

The Washington Redskins finally ended a six-game losing streak Saturday with a 27-24 win at home over the Philadelphia Eagles, pushing their NFC East foe to the brink of postseason elimination in the process.

Nationals Quiet at Winter Meetings

After a quiet week at the baseball winter meetings in San Diego, the Washington Nationals may still join teams like the Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves and Toronto Blue Jays in making a deal to improve or shake up the ...

Wizards' John Wall Named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Washington Wizards guard John Wall has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for Dec. 8-14, the NBA announced Monday.

Manning, Beckham Lead Giants over Redskins, 24-13

Eli Manning hit rookie phenom Odell Beckham Jr. for three touchdowns as the New York Giants dropped the Washington Redskins, 24-13, at home Sunday, giving Washington its sixth consecutive loss.

Nationals Look to Bolster Formidable Lineup

What do you get someone — or in this case, a team — who already has so much?

Redskins Blanked 24-0 by Rams for 5th Straight Loss

The Washington Redskins were shut out by the St. Louis Rams, 24-0, at home Sunday, the team's fifth straight defeat as a lost season drags to an agonizing finish.

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.