Harvard head coach Tommy Amaker’s homecoming to Washington, D.C., went about as well as it could Saturday.
Here are 10 stories that helped define America in 2015.
D.C. Native Says Playing at Home a 'Fairytale'
Denard Span arrived to the Washington Nationals from the Minnesota Twins via a November 2012 trade but has long had ties to the area.
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. Then it happened.
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.
Passersby who happened to stroll past Anacostia High School last Friday evening couldn’t help but notice that the scene in the school’s main parking looked different.
Before Washington and Indiana tipped off for Friday’s Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, an advertisement for season tickets splashed across the Verizon Center’s jumbotron.
Trevor Ariza scored a playoff career-high 30 points to lead Washington to a 98-89 victory and a 3-1 series lead over the Sunday afternoon at the Verizon Center.
Down 2-0 and heading into a pivotal Game 3 against a surging Wizards team, the Chicago Bulls got a playoff career-high 35 points from Mike Dunleavy Jr. in a 100-97 win on the road Friday night.
Boxing Icon Dazzles at D.C. Armory
Bernard Hopkins claimed the World Boxing Association and International Boxing Association titles Saturday night as the 49-year-old living legend won a split decision over Beibut Shumenov at the D.C. Armory in Southeast.