Cousins Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

The NFL announced Wednesday that Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the team's Week 10 win against the New Orleans Saints.

Redskins Hit Stride, Blast Saints 47-14

The Washington Redskins played their most complete game in years Sunday, crushing the New Orleans Saints, 47-14, at home to stay in contention in the NFC East.

HU Women's Soccer Squad Wins 2nd Straight Conference Championship

Howard, the No. 4 seed in this year's SWAC Tournament, defeated No. 3 seed Alabama State, 2-1, to claim its second championship in as many seasons in the league.

Patriots Stymie Redskins, 27-10, Remain Unbeaten

The New England Patriots continued their winning ways Sunday, easily handling the Washington Redskins, 27-10, at home to go to 8-0 on the season, while Washington missed a chance to get back to .500.

Nationals Name Dusty Baker as Manager

The Washington Nationals named Dusty Baker as manager Tuesday, a month after firing Matt Williams following a disappointing season that began with championship aspirations.

Jets Sail Past Redskins, 34-20

The Washington Redskins' defense put the clamps on the New York Jets in the first half Sunday, causing three turnovers as they took a 13-10 lead into halftime. But it was entirely different game from the third quarter on.

Lamont Peterson Defeats Diaz in Decision

D.C.-area boxer Lamont Peterson won a questionable decision Saturday against Felix Diaz in Virginia, handing the former Olympic gold medalist his first professional loss.

Redskins Lose to Falcons in OT on Cousins' Pick-Six

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford picked off Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins and returned it 59 yards for a touchdown to give Atlanta a 25-19 overtime win at home Sunday.

Redskins Edge Eagles in NFC East Thriller

Pierre Garçon caught a go-ahead 4-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins with 26 seconds left in the fourth quarter, as the Washington Redskins survived a thriller against NFC East foe Philadelphia, 23-20, at FedEx Field on Sunday.

Porter Eyes Starting Role, Beal Downplays Contract Talk on Wizards Media Day

The Washington Wizards held its annual media day Monday at Verizon Center to gin up optimism and excitement for the 2015-16 season, and one of the early storylines as the team holds training camp this week is the evolution of ...

Redskins Can Shake Off Giants Loss, Save Season With Win Over Eagles

The Washington Redskins came home from a rough 32-21 road loss Thursday to NFC East foe New York looking worse for wear — DeAngelo Hall went down with a torn ligament in his right big toe, the vaunted rushing attack ...

Redskins Top Rams at Home, 24-10, Get First Win of Season

The Washington Redskins defense was solid Sunday for the second straight week to start the 2015 season, but this time, they got some help.

Mike 'Yes Indeed' Reed Scores TKO Over Antonio Canas

D.C.-area junior welterweight boxer Mike "Yes Indeed" Reed extended his perfect pro record to 16-0 this month, scoring a TKO victory over Antonio "Aztec God of War" Canas in the fifth round of their Las Vegas fight.

Denard Span Makes Most of Time with Nationals

Denard Span arrived to the Washington Nationals from the Minnesota Twins via a November 2012 trade but has long had ties to the area.

Dolphins Edge Past Redskins, 17-10, in Season Opener

The Washington Redskins looked like the better team for much their Week 1 matchup against the Miami Dolphins at home. But a few momentary lapses were costly for Washington, and the Dolphins capitalized to steal a 17-10 win.