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.
It's been 40 years since the famous "Rumble in the Jungle," the much-hyped and celebrated clash between an aging Ali — whose signature line, "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee," remains iconic — and George Foreman, a ...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized for the league's handling of several high-profile domestic abuse cases during a press conference Friday, but said he hasn't considered stepping down despite several calls for him to go.
While many fans of the Ravens sported Ray Rice jerseys at the team’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sept. 11 in Baltimore, embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has received similar support along the I-95 corridor from Landover to Virginia.
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.