Quantcast

National

Subscribe

Mayweather, Hopkins Portraits Donated to Smithsonian

Golden Boy Promotions announced Monday the donation of portraits of boxing legends and future Hall of Famers Floyd Mayweather and Bernard Hopkins to the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.

COMMENTARY: And Then There Were Four

If you're a college hoops fan, it would be an understatement to say the last two weeks have been pure basketball excitement.

Redskins Sign DeSean Jackson

The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday that they have signed free agent wide receiver DeSean Jackson.


Reid, McCain Ask Obama to Pardon Famed Boxer Jack Johnson

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) have asked President Obama to posthumously pardon the late Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion, of a conviction of transporting a white woman across state lines.

COMMENTARY: It's Time to Ban the 3-Pointer

When we watch the March Madness highlights, what we see time and time again are slam dunks and three-point field goals — and it has to stop.

DAVE OWENS: Color Blind NFL's N-Word Ban Would Be Shortsighted

So the NFL is considering penalizing players 15 yards for using the N-word during games. If it happens more than once, a player gets ejected. My take on this: Dumb rule!!

Bernard Hopkins Headlines Armory Fight Card

Bernard Hopkins will attempt to become the oldest fighter in history to unify a world title.

Wall Soars Above Competition, Wins Slam Dunk Championship

Washington Wizards guard John Wall started off his All-Star Weekend with a bang Saturday night, leapfrogging his mascot in a rousing double-pump reverse dunk to take top honors in the league's revamped slam dunk contest.

Wizards Guard John Wall Named 2014 NBA All-Star

The NBA announced Thursday that Washington Wizards guard John Wall has been named an Eastern Conference reserve for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans.

COMMENTARY: Forecast Calls For Great Super Bowl

I know. You've read enough about the threatening weather that could negatively affect this year's Super Bowl. So, I won't bother to reiterate the old news that the game could be wrought by snow, ice and frigid temperatures.

Lamont Peterson Retains IBF Title at D.C. Armory

D.C.'s Lamont Peterson successfully defended his IBF junior welterweight championship Saturday with a 12-round unanimous decision over Dierry "Dougy Style" Jean of Montreal in front of a crowd of 5,668 at the D.C. Armory.

Gruden Vows to Make Redskins 'Competitive' Again

The Washington Redskins' brief search for a head coach ended Thursday as Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden was named the successor to the fired Mike Shanahan.

COMMENTARY: Will Snow Plow Super Bowl to Monday?

It should be unlawful to use the words snow and Super Bowl in the same sentence.

Mike Shanahan on the Chopping Block

The moniker may remain the same but it's highly probably that the Redskins will soon have a new head coach.

COMMENTARY: Winston Win Doesn't End Heisman Character Debate

Despite Jameis Winston's win, the question remains: should the Heisman be awarded based solely on performance or should off-field issues be included in the evaluation formula?