Michael Sam Gets Pro Football Gig — in Canada

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, signed Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.

John Wall Named to All-Defensive Team

Washington Wizards All-Star guard John Wall has been named to the NBA All-Defensive second team, the league announced Thursday.

Bryce Harper Wins 2nd Straight NL Player of the Week

Washington Nationals star right fielder Bryce Harper has been named National League Player of the Week for the second time in a row, Major League Baseball announced Monday.

Divas Blank Comets in Home Opener

The D.C. Divas had waited this long to make their home debut this season. A little rain wasn't going to slow them down.

Hawks Eliminate Wizards from Playoffs

The Washington Wizards' season is over — and it ended in perhaps the most excruciating way possible.

Hawks Edge Wizards in Game 5 Thriller, Spoil John Wall's Return

Al Horford grabbed a key offensive rebound and scored the go-ahead basket with 1.9 seconds left, and the Atlanta Hawks escaped with a 82-81 home victory over the Washington Wizards in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Wednesday.

John Wall Has Multiple Fractures in Left Hand, Wrist

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has five non-displaced fractures in his left wrist and hand, the team announced Thursday.

D.C. Prepares for 5th AT&T Classic

Summer hasn't even begun but already people are talking about the 2015 AT&T Nation's Football Classic, once again organized by Events DC that will feature Hampton and Howard Universities on Friday, Sept. 18.

Hawks Top Wall-Less Wizards, Knot Series at 1

In the end, John Wall's left hand was just too painful for him to go, and the Atlanta Hawks were too much for the Washington Wizards.

Wizards Stay Hot, Stop Hawks in Game 1

The Washington Wizards are still undefeated this postseason — and they're starting to get the rest of the nation's attention.

Mayweather Dominates Pacquiao in Long-Awaited Showdown

Floyd Mayweather befuddled Manny Pacquiao for 12 rounds Saturday night in Las Vegas, as the long-awaited "fight of the century" turned into a near-flawless technical exhibition by Mayweather that cemented his legacy as the greatest pound-for-pound boxer of this generation.

Mayweather v. Pacquiao: History-Making Bout

On Saturday, May 2, in Las Vegas, two of the most respected and exciting boxers of the century — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao — will square off in what has billed as the "fight of the century."

Wizards Finish Off Raptors, Move On to Next Round

The Washington Wizards easily dispatched the Toronto Raptors, 125-94, at Verizon Center on Sunday, sweeping the Raptors out of the playoffs in the first-round series.

Wizards Stop Raptors, Take 3-0 Series Lead

The Washington Wizards, led by a strong outings from Marcin Gortat and John Wall, held off the Toronto Raptors, 106-99, at Verizon Center on Friday, pushing the Raptors to the brink in their first-round playoff series.

Denard Span Returns from Injury

The Nationals' spark plug and holder of the team's single season hits record has returned from the disabled list.