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Optimistic Wizards Open Training Camp

The Washington Wizards opened training camp Tuesday with as much optimism as the franchise has experienced in three decades or more.

Nationals Seek Postseason Glory

October baseball has returned to the nation's capital and, after fulfilling the hopes of spring, the Washington Nationals are now on a mission to fulfill the promise of a fall to remember.

Remembering the Ali-Foreman 'Rumble in the Jungle'

It's been 40 years since the famous "Rumble in the Jungle," the much-hyped and celebrated clash between an aging Ali — whose signature line, "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee," remains iconic — and George Foreman, a ...

NFL Commissioner Won't Step Down Amid Abuse Scandal, Says League 'Will Do Better'

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized for the league's handling of several high-profile domestic abuse cases during a press conference Friday, but said he hasn't considered stepping down despite several calls for him to go.

NFL Commissioner Under Fire

While many fans of the Ravens sported Ray Rice jerseys at the team’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sept. 11 in Baltimore, embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has received similar support along the I-95 corridor from Landover to Virginia.

Ray Rice Assault Stuns the Nation

Professional sports and the athletes who play them has undergone dramatic changes and many fans, experts and even those who've made a comfortable living playing the games all agree that change hasn't always been good.

Ray Rice Cut by Ravens, Banned Indefinitely by NFL

The Baltimore Ravens terminated star running back Ray Rice's contract Monday after video surfaced earlier in the day of him striking his then-fiancee in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino in February.

Peterson Stops Santana, Ponders Garcia Fight

Lamont Peterson retained his IBF junior welterweight title with a dominating 10th-round technical knockout victory over Edgar Santana.

Boxers from D.C. Region Set to Take on New York

There'll be plenty of DMV flavor on fight night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Aug. 9, when D.C. natives Lamont Peterson and Anthony Peterson and Maryland's D'Mitrius Ballard appear on the card.

Color Blind: NCAA Officials Insist They Encourage Hiring Black Coaches

The hierarchy of the NCAA isn't pleased with the lack of African-American head coaches in Division I men's basketball.

Michele Roberts Elected as Head of NBA Players' Union

Noted D.C. criminal defense attorney Michele Roberts has been elected as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, marking the the first time a woman will lead a major North American sports union.

Wizards Sign Paul Pierce

With the balance of power suddenly shifting in the NBA’s Eastern Conference, the Washington Wizards have seized upon an opportunity to elevate the franchise’s championship hopes.

Fade to Black: NCAA Demonstrates Biased Hiring Practices

The lack of African-American head coaches at NCAA Division I basketball programs remain a hot-button topic around water coolers nationwide.

LeBron James Headed Back to Cleveland

LeBron James will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers

The Disappearance of the Black Coach: African-Americans Shut Out of College Basketball

Many lament the glaring absence of African-American coaches in Division I basketball.

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