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.
Thursday marked the 40th anniversary of the epic "Thriller in Manila" between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, which is lauded as one of the greatest moments in sports history and was a worldwide cultural event at the time.
Moses Malone, the three-time NBA MVP and Hall of Famer who led the Philadelphia 76ers the 1983 championship alongside Julius Erving, died Sunday. He was 60.
Serena Williams' quest for tennis's Grand Slam came to a shocking end Friday when she was upset in the U.S. Open semifinal by 43rd-ranked Roberta Vinci, who previously hadn't made it past the second round of any major this year.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s fight against Andre Berto has proven to be a bust.
Rising tennis star Donald Young Jr. made it to the fourth round of the U.S. Open before being defeated by reigning French Open champion Stan Wawrinka on Monday at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City.
Darryl Dawkins, a former NBA center best known for his backboard-shattering dunks and his colorful names for them, died Thursday in Pennsylvania, the Lehigh County coroner's office said. He was 58.
Sloane Stephens defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets Sunday, winning the Citi Open women's singles championship.
Tennis icon Serena Williams has taken her winning ways to a new level, scoring the cover of the latest issue of New York magazine.
Serena Williams, the women's No. 1 seed at Wimbledon 2015, continues to show why she's often referred to as the greatest women's player of all time.
In the end, the best team was too much for the best player.
Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper was named the National League Player of the Month after a torrid hitting stretch that broke the franchise home run record, Major League Baseball announced Wednesday.
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.
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."
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.