NL Playoffs to Feature Two Black Managers

The Washington Nationals and the Los Angeles Dodgers have advanced to the National League Division Series with the Nats making their third postseason appearance in the past five years. The first game kicks off Friday, Oct. 7 with both teams ...

The Williams Sisters Reign Supreme

Serena Williams reclaimed her position of dominance in women's tennis last weekend after taking the Wimbledon singles title in straight sets over Germany’s Angelique Kerber. Hours later she teamed up with older sister Venus Williams to easily snag their sixth ...

Serena Wins Wimbledon, Ties Graf's Slam Record

Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title Saturday, defeating German Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 on Centre Court to capture her 22nd major title.

LeBron, Cleveland Win NBA Title, Vanquish Curry, Warriors

LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the city of Cleveland as a whole exorcised a lifetime's worth of demons Sunday night, winning game 7 of the NBA finals, 93-89, over the Golden State Warriors on the road to capture the ...

Muhammad Ali Laid To Rest

A 19-mile procession through the streets of his hometown and a funeral fit for a king proved a fitting farewell to The Greatest.

Muhammad Ali Eulogized as a Hero in Hometown of Louisville

Thousands of people gathered Friday in Louisville to pay their final respects to Muhammad Ali, remembering the iconic sports hero as a symbol of America.

Muhammad Ali Remembered Simply as 'The Greatest'

Of all the legendary wins in Muhammad Ali's life, few are as little-known as the one he pulled off in 1990 long after his boxing career had ended.

Baseball Becoming Less Popular Among Blacks

Major League Baseball has seen a dramatic decline in African-American participation over the past 20 years

D.C. Native Leads Armory's Roc Nation Card

Dusty Hernandez-Harrison will fight in the main event of Roc Nation's "Throne Boxing" card at the D.C. Armory that'll be televised live on BET at 10 p.m. Friday.

Jack, DeGale Retain Middleweight Titles at D.C. Armory; Unification Bout on Tap

The world super middleweight picture got a little clearer Saturday night — even though it took a controversial decision to get it done.

Tom Brady 'Deflategate' Suspension Upheld in Federal Court

A federal appeals court has ruled that New England Patriots superstar quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension imposed by the NFL, overturning a lower court's decision to vacate the league's penalty in the "Deflateglate" scandal that overshadowed the ...

A 60-Point Farewell for Kobe Bryant

In the final act of Kobe Bryant's two-decade career, and amid the worst year in a storied franchise's history, the ol' gunslinger went out the same way he came in: on his terms.

Upper Marlboro's Own Championship Hero

Kris Jenkins, junior forward from Upper Marlboro, hit the buzzer-beater winning shot for Villanova University in the 2016 NCAA championship game.

Cam Newton Dismisses Critics: 'I Am True to My Roots'

Cam Newton is on course to join the short list of black quarterbacks who've won the Super Bowl, and will likely be named league MVP this week, but he's one of the more polarizing players in the NFL — and ...

Derrick Henry Awarded 2015 Heisman Trophy

The University of Alabama's Derrick Henry, junior running back, won the highly-coveted Heisman Trophy beating out his competition with 1,832 collective points on Saturday, Dec. 12 in New York City.