COMMENTARY: Donald Sterling Banned — Now What?

For the good of the NBA, Donald Sterling has to go. The question is, can anyone make him?

Norton Pushes for Redskins Name Change Amid Sterling Flap

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton praised NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's lifetime ban of a team owner for making racist comments while urging his NFL counterpart Roger Goodell to take appropriate action in pushing for the Washington Redskins to change its ...

Mayweather Wins Majority Decision over Maidana

For a moment, it seemed like Marcos "El Chino" Maidana could do the unthinkable — hand pound-for-pound champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather the first loss of his brilliant career. Only for a moment.

COMMENTARY: Kentucky Derby, An American Institution

How sweet it is! The Kentucky Derby — the best two minutes in sports? — is upon us again.

Wizards Take Control in Playoffs

David Winslow has spent a decade of basketball springs watching the playoffs, shouting at his television and bemoaning the fact that his beloved Washington Wizards failed to compete for a championship.

NBA Commissioner Bans Donald Sterling for Life

The NBA has banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life for racist comments, league commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday.

Trevor Ariza's 30 Carries Wizards Past Bulls in Game 4

Trevor Ariza scored a playoff career-high 30 points to lead Washington to a 98-89 victory and a 3-1 series lead over the Sunday afternoon at the Verizon Center.

Obama, Sharpton Denounce Racist Comments by Clippers Owner

The backlash against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for purportedly making racist comments about blacks has intensified, with President Obama and several civil rights dignitaries weighing in on the growing scandal.

Dunleavy, Bulls Steal Game 3 from Wizards

Down 2-0 and heading into a pivotal Game 3 against a surging Wizards team, the Chicago Bulls got a playoff career-high 35 points from Mike Dunleavy Jr. in a 100-97 win on the road Friday night.

Redskins Announce 2014 Schedule

The National Football League announced its 2014 regular season schedule Wednesday night, and the Washington Redskins’ schedule features three prime-time games, including back-to-back nationally televised evening contests at FedExField in Weeks 4-5.

Remembering 'The Hurricane': Famed Boxer Rubin Carter Dies at 76

Boxing fans may remember Rubin Carter as a fearless and ferocious puncher with a left hook that few opponents had the chin to withstand.

Shattering the NCAA Exploitive Business Model

The recent National Labor Relations Board decision granting Northwestern University football players the right to unionize, if upheld, will shatter the NCAA's business model.

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, 76, Remembered in Death as True Fighter

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer who spent 19 years in prison for a wrongful murder conviction, died Sunday in Toronto from complications of prostate cancer. He was 76.

COMMENTARY: Heatwave Won't Break This Year

I'm one of those sports guys who gets a kick out of witnessing history. That's a major part of the reason why I'd like to see the Miami Heat win their third straight title.

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.