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.

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.