Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia, a spokesman said.
Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, the players union said Friday.
Gabby Douglas, the gymnast who took the world by storm during the 2012 Summer Olympics, has rejoined the U.S. women's national gymnastics team, opening the door for participation in the 2016 games in Rio.
Michele A. Roberts has started her new job as the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, and the former District public defender immediately set the tone for what’s sure to be contentious collective bargaining with NBA owners.
The Washington Nationals' Matt Williams was named the National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday in his first season as skipper, despite a disappointing postseason loss.
With a win on Nov. 8 against WBO Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Bernard Hopkins would be just one belt away from becoming the first fighter in boxing history to hold all four major alphabet ...
Former NBA All-Star Chris Webber is leading a push to buy the Atlanta Hawks, the retired basketball great announced Thursday.
The issue of granting a stipend for the marketing, enrollment, game attendance, sales of school paraphernalia and other monetary gains that popular student athletes provide at hundreds of American colleges and universities is in the national news again.
Former boxing heavyweight champion Leon Spinks remains hospitalized in Las Vegas after undergoing surgery for abdominal problems.
Who is Derek Jeter, really? I don't even know what he sounds like, to be honest.
Russell Wilson and the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks handed the Washington Redskins its third straight loss Monday, fending off a late rally to win 27-17 at FedEx Field.
Jordan Zimmermann stood on the mound in the ninth inning at Nationals Park on Saturday, one out away from a three-hit, complete-game shutout to pull the Washington Nationals even with the San Francisco Giants in the National League Division Series. ...
Steven Strasburg's solid postseason debut went to waste in the Nationals' 3-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants before a raucous sellout crowd of 44,035 at Nationals Park.
The Washington Wizards opened training camp Tuesday with as much optimism as the franchise has experienced in three decades or more.
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.