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.
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.
Lamont Peterson retained his IBF junior welterweight title with a dominating 10th-round technical knockout victory over Edgar Santana.
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.
The hierarchy of the NCAA isn't pleased with the lack of African-American head coaches in Division I men's basketball.
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.
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.
The lack of African-American head coaches at NCAA Division I basketball programs remain a hot-button topic around water coolers nationwide.
LeBron James will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers
Many lament the glaring absence of African-American coaches in Division I basketball.
Before anyone thinks of creating, selling or distributing merchandise containing the Washington Redskins logo, team officials have issued a stern warning: Not so fast.
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.
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, 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.
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.