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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.

Redskins Vow to Keep Name Despite Trademark Ruling

Before anyone thinks of creating, selling or distributing merchandise containing the Washington Redskins logo, team officials have issued a stern warning: Not so fast.

Donald Sterling OKs Sale of Clippers, Drops Suit

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has officially agreed to sell the team and drop a $1 billion lawsuit against the NBA, his lawyers said Wednesday.

Redskins Name Controversy Heats Up Again

For some in the Native American community and at least 50 Democratic senators, the Redskins' moniker should be banned. It's racist, they said, and many have even labeled the team's name as taboo, one they've refused to verbalize.

Wendell Scott, First Black NASCAR Driver, Posthumously Inducted into Hall of Fame

Wendell Scott, the late African-American race car legend who broke NASCAR's color barrier during the civil rights era, was posthumously inducted Wednesday into the racing association's Hall of Fame in Charlotte.

AIDS Institute Leader Condemns Sterling's Rants

Disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling publicly stumbled when he attacked NBA Fall of Famer and entrepreneur Ervin "Magic" Johnson and other people living with HIV/AIDS, during a May 12 interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper.

COMMENTARY: As Expected, Clowney Goes First

The 2014 NFL Draft was held on Friday, May 9 at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.

Washington Redskins Pick Eight in NFL Draft

In a draft where the Washington Redskins quietly acquired eight new players, Michael Sam of the St. Louis Rams will probably go down as being the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL).

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