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Redskins' 2016 Preseason Schedule Announced

The Washington Redskins will kick off its 2016 preseason on the road against the Atlanta Falcons, the NFL announced Thursday.

Upper Marlboro's Own Championship Hero

Kris Jenkins, junior forward from Upper Marlboro, hit the buzzer-beater winning shot for Villanova University in the 2016 NCAA championship game.

Adrien Broner Scores 9th-Round TKO at Armory Card; Local Boxers Victorious

Former WBA Super Lightweight champion Adrien "The Problem" Broner managed to put aside his own personal problems to score a ninth-round technical knockout over Ashley "Treasure" Theophane in front of a sellout crowd of 8,172 at the DC Armory and ...

Ravens Cornerback Tray Walker, 23, Killed in Motorbike Accident

Baltimore Ravens first-year cornerback Tray Walker died Friday in Miami from injuries sustained in a dirt-bike crash. He was 23.

Arena Football Coming to D.C. in 2017

Ted Leonsis's Monumental Sports & Entertainment officially introduced Washington's Arena League Football franchise Wednesday at the Verizon Center, a partnership Leonsis said has "an incredible upside."

Broner, Theophane to Fight for World Title

Four-division world champion Adrien "The Problem" Broner defends his 140-pound world title against Ashley "The Treasure" Theophane on April 1 in a televised bout at the DC Armory.

Obama Welcomes Crimson Tide to White House

During the annual celebration of the college national football champion at the White House, President Barack Obama joked Wednesday that he obviously is the reason for the continued and dramatic success of the University of Alabama, the winners of the ...

Redskins Release RG3

The Washington Redskins reportedly cut quarterback Robert Griffin III on Monday, the long-expected end of a disappointing and injury-marred tenure.

Ortiz KOs D.C. Native Thompson at Armory

Luis Ortiz battered D.C. native Tony Thompson at the D.C. Armory Saturday night, knocking him down in the second and third round before the bout was stopped at 2:29 of the sixth.

Barnett Scores 8th-Round KO Over Attah in D.C.

The last time Ty Barnett fought in the Washington Convention Center in his hometown of D.C. in 2014, he was knocked out by a ring-worn veteran. On Saturday night, in the same venue against another grizzled boxer, Barnett had a ...

ABA Expands to Prince George's County

The American Basketball Association expands its reach to Prince George's County: The PG Valor semiprofessional basketball team will join the league for the 2016 season.

Tony Phillips, Baseball Utility Man, Dies at 56

Tony Phillips, an underrated super-utility man during his Major League Baseball playing days, has died at the age of 56.

HBO Boxing Returns to the DC Armory

WBA interim heavyweight world champion Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz will make his first title defense of 2016 when he faces former world title challenger Tony "The Tiger" Thompson in D.C. on March 5.

Broncos Stuff Newton, Panthers, Win Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos locked down league MVP Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers en route to a 24-10 victory in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday.

Cam Newton Dismisses Critics: 'I Am True to My Roots'

Cam Newton is on course to join the short list of black quarterbacks who've won the Super Bowl, and will likely be named league MVP this week, but he's one of the more polarizing players in the NFL — and ...