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Pierce, Wiz Stifle Raptors in OT, Take Game 1

The Washington Wizards rode the hot hand of Paul Pierce early, then held off a furious second-half rally to steal a 93-86 overtime road win from the Toronto Raptors in the opener of their first-round playoff series Saturday.

Nationals to Host 2018 All-Star Game

The Washington Nationals will host the All-Star Game in 2018, Major League Baseball announced Monday before the team's Opening Day game against the New York Mets.

Lamont Peterson on Garcia Fight: I'm Ready

Lamont Peterson hasn't quite decided on how he'll handle his rapidly approaching championship fight against undefeated Danny "Swift" Garcia. One thing he is sure of, though, is the result.

Howard's Greg McGhee Headed to CFL

He wasn't even supposed to be in college, now he's about to play professionally.

D.C.-Area Boxer Mike Reed Triumphs in Return Home

Mike "Yes Indeed" Reed, a light welterweight boxer from the D.C. region, dominated in his return to his home turf Saturday, defeating Rhode Island's Eddie Soto by second-round TKO.

Antawn Jamison Named to Wizards Alumni Association

The Bullets & Wizards Alumni Association announced Thursday that Antawn Jamison has been named as its newest member.

Ted Leonsis Has Big Plans for DC-CAP

Ted Leonsis, a 58-year-old billionaire businessman, venture capitalist and owner or part-owner of the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics, said he's proud to be named chairman of the District of Columbia College Access Program, adding that the mission ...

John Wall Voted as Starter for 2015 NBA All-Star Game

The NBA announced Thursday that Washington Wizards guard John Wall has been named an Eastern Conference starter for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game in New York.

Demond Nicholson Scores Win in D.C. Boxing Card

Demond "D Best At It" Nicholson, a top middleweight prospect from Laurel, Maryland, scored a first-round TKO over Rahman "Genghis Khan" Yusubov Saturday night in the main event of a Keystone Boxing card at D.C.'s Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Redskins' Alfred Morris Named to 2nd Straight Pro Bowl

Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris has been selected to the 2015 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Monday.

UDC's Women Basketball Squad Dominates Dowling, 86-48

All 10 Firebirds players in the lineup entered the scoring column as the University of the District of Columbia women's basketball team dominated Dowling, 86-48, in East Coast Conference play at UDC Sports Complex Saturday afternoon.

Behind the Pom-Poms: Redskins Cheerleaders Have Successful Careers

Monique spends her weekdays performing investigative research for federal law enforcement, while two of her friends, Madison and Chantelle, respectively, hold careers as a social worker and a massage therapist. They also work on Sundays in the fall as Washington ...

Cowboys Trample Redskins, 44-17, in Season-Ender

The Washington Redskins, hosting the Dallas Cowboys in the regular-season finale Sunday, had hoped to end head coach Jay Gruden's disappointing rookie campaign with a triumph over its arch nemesis. But Dallas had other plans, breaking open a reasonably close ...

Redskins' Trent Williams Named to 3rd Straight Pro Bowl

Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams has been selected to his third straight Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Tuesday.

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.

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