(ABC)–Hey Redskins fans, the 2017 NFL Draft is on it’s way and the Burgundy and Gold have a lot of options on how they can use the 17th overall pick. In the weeks leading up to Draft Day we will be looking at multiple talented prospects who could become the next star in the Nation’s Capital.
(CBS)–With several regulars resting – including John Carlson, Matt Niskanen and T.J. Oshie – the playoff-bound Washington Capitals lost their regular-season finale to the Florida Panthers 2-0 on Sunday night.
They learned during the game that they’ll face the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round. It’s the first playoff meeting between Washington and Toronto.
LeBron James understands what it’s like being a kid on the outside looking for hope.
He’s giving them some.
James, who has been committed to helping kids in his hometown through a variety of educational programs, is teaming up with Akron public schools to open the “I Promise School” dedicated to aiding at-risk children who might otherwise be left behind.
Bradley Beal scored 33 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Detroit Pistons 105-101 Monday night in the final game at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Markieff Morris added 20 points for the Wizards, while Tobias Harris led the Pistons with 22.
Sergio Garcia finally showed he has what it takes to win a major, and he has a green jacket to prove it.
Needing his best golf on just about every shot in the final hour at the Masters, Garcia overcame a two-shot deficit with six holes to play and beat Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff Sunday for his first major after nearly two decades of heartache.
Muhammad Ali’s son and ex-wife declared a “showdown” over religious freedom against President Donald Trump a month after they were detained by immigration officials in a Florida airport.
(ABC)–As part of an ongoing effort to broaden its scope, the Big Ten will converge a few blocks from the White House this week to crown a new basketball champion.
(CBS)–Sportswear giant Nike is developing a high-performance hijab for Muslim women athletes, the latest move to fold the Muslim clothing industry into the mainstream.
While the Redskins’ long-term quarterback situation remains unclear, the team established some stability when it comes to their head coach.
(UPI) — When you look at all-time great players for the Atlanta Falcons, Roddy White’s name is near the top of the list. The former wide receiver is the franchise’s all-time leading pass-catcher with 10,863 yards and 63 touchdowns.
Buyer beware. Fragile: Handle with care. Proceed with extreme caution. Those are three admonitions I would give any NFU team considering the risky proposition of acquiring Tony Romo, either via a trade with the Cowboys or as a free agent if the quarterback is released.
A Popeyes employee turned iconic Super Bowl hero in a year’s time? If that sounds like a Hollywood movie script to you, you wouldn’t be wrong. It’s also the real life story of Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler.
Doug Adler might have chosen his words more carefully, but that doesn’t mean he should have been fired. That’s the case Adler is making in a lawsuit against ESPN for wrongful termination. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Although Sean McVay is the youngest head coach in modern NFL history, he sees himself as the end product of many decades of football knowledge passed down by Jon Gruden, Mike Shanahan and his other veteran coaching mentors. The Los Angeles Rams are banking on this precocious 30-year-old to end a playoff drought that began when he was in high school.
(NBC)–Over a million New England Patriots fans lined the streets of Boston on Tuesday to celebrate the team’s improbable Super Bowl victory, just two days after the Patriots erased a 25-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28. “One more! I told you, ‘We’re gonna bring this sucker home,’ and we brought it home! Thank you guys,” Tom Brady yelled to throngs of fans outside City Hall, the finish line of the victory parade.
(ABC)–Kyrie Irving scored 11 of his 23 points in overtime, including a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 35 seconds left, and the Cleveland Cavaliers edged the Washington Wizards 140-135 in a playoff-type atmosphere Monday night.
The loud, sellout crowd was standing, and so were the players on both benches, when LeBron James somehow missed a gimme layup late in the fourth quarter.
Coming from a Chicago White Sox fan, it may have seemed like President Barack Obama’s comments at the White House Monday were proof he has been converted to North Side fandom — and the Cubs certainly thought so.
(ABC)–The Los Angeles Rams have made Sean McVay the youngest head coach in NFL history. The Rams on Thursday hired McVay, who turns 31 years old on Jan. 24.
McVay spent the past three seasons as the Washington Redskins’ offensive coordinator.
(ABC)–Justin Williams and Matt Niskanen each scored two goals and Philipp Grubauer stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals extended their winning streak to nine in authoritative fashion by crushing the Philadelphia Flyers 5-0 on Sunday.
(CBS)–In summer of 2018, the Youth Olympic games will introduce a new sport. This one might surprise you just as much as sports that have been a part of The Games in the past; activities like pigeon shooting, croquet, and tug-of-war.
Kevin Durant apparently has no hard feelings toward Oklahoma City, despite the backlash he received after leaving the Thunder for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA off season. Durant’s foundation has donated $57,000 toward an effort to build a new school for the city’s homeless children.
After needing to travel halfway across the country following a Sunday night game to play on Thanksgiving, the schedule is finally providing a break for the banged-up Washington Redskins. Hurting on offense, defense and special teams, the Redskins get the respite of some extra time before hosting the Carolina Panthers Dec. 19.
(CBS)–Burgundy and Gold linebacker Ryan Kerrigan, who made the winning sack on Sunday, was in the hospital on Monday, but it’s not what you think.
He flew back from Philadelphia in time to spread some holiday cheer at Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children.
“Ready to go kick some butt?”
(NBC)–The Supreme Court on Monday rejected challenges to the estimated $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players, clearing the way for payouts to begin to those who have been diagnosed with brain injuries linked to repeated concussions.
(ABC)–Elfrid Payton scored 22 of his season-high 25 points in the first half and the Orlando Magic overcame John Wall’s 52-point performance to beat the Washington Wizards, 124-116 on Tuesday night. Wall had the highest-scoring game of his career and kept Washington in it with 33 points in the second half as the Wizards cut the lead below 10 in the fourth quarter. The guard made 18 of 31 from the field and added eight assists.
(ABC)–Washington Redskins safety Will Blackmon and center Spencer Long are going through the NFL’s concussion protocol after being injured in a loss Sunday to the Arizona Cardinals. Coach Jay Gruden announced the player updates on a conference call Monday.
(CBS)–President-elect Donald Trump plans to attend Saturday’s Army-Navy game at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium, a spokesperson for his transition team told reporters on Tuesday. Trump is expected to spend one half on Army’s side of the field and the other on Navy’s. President Obama attending the game in 2011 when it was played in Landover, Md.
The Maryland Terrapins waited until the final week to become bowl eligible, but they got it done with a 31-13 win over Rutgers in the regular-season finale. Nonetheless, they’re going “bowling” for the third time in four years, but their first year under head coach DJ Durkin.
(NBC)–Commence debate. The pairings are in, and Penn State and Michigan are out. Alabama is the No. 1 seed in the College Football Playoff and will meet No. 4 Washington in a semifinal game at the Peach Bowl on Dec. 31. The other semifinal is No. 2 Clemson against No. 3 Ohio State at the Fiesta Bowl, also Dec. 31.
Kirk Cousins threw for two touchdowns, Preston Smith had two sacks and a game-altering interception, and the Washington Redskins beat the Minnesota Vikings 26-20 on Sunday for their first victory in almost a month.
Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election looms over the race for the 2024 Summer Games as the three bid cities prepare to make their first presentations to a key gathering of global Olympic officials.
(CBS)–Freshman Destiny Slocum scored 15 points, Shatori Walker-Kimbrough had 14 points and No. 6 Maryland breezed by UMass-Lowell 100-44 in its opener Sunday.
(ABC)–James Harden was not about to let one rough half ruin his evening. And the Houston Rockets’ star guard figures he has enough help around the court that the points are bound to flow for himself and the rest of his team.
(NBC)–There was plenty of speculation about the Cubs’ appearance on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ but it’s fairly safe to say that no one expected it to be quite like that.
MLB spokesman Matt Bourne confirmed that all licensed items that call the Cleveland Indians the 2016 World Series champions must be handed over by retailers in order to destroy the products after the Chicago Cubs’ victory in the seven-game series.
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick clarified his relationship with President-elect Donald Trump during a news conference Wednesday before launching into a rapid-fire series of one-word answers as he sought to move the conversation from politics to this weekend’s game with the Seattle Seahawks.
(NBC)–The Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals played to a 27-27 draw Sunday in London as the NFL got its second tied game in a season for the first time since 1997.
(CBS)–The NFL has suspended Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams for four games for violating the league’s policy on substance abuse.
(ABC)–Jay Beagle scored with 30 seconds left in the third period and Braden Holtby made 43 saves as the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.
(ABC)–Jay Gruden is backing his star player. In fact, Gruden may be ‘doubling down.’
In a matchup between the teams with baseball’s longest championship droughts, the Indians scored twice in the first inning off
The Redskins received mixed news on the injury front Monday, following the team’s loss at Detroit. Head Coach Jay Gruden
(CBS)–1908.1945. 2016? If a 1993 senior quote by a California high school student carries its weight in gold, this year
(CBS)–As the new NBA season begins, the Golden State Warriors find themselves in an unfamiliar role: villain. After the Warriors
(NBC)–A federal appeals court has postponed arguments in the Washington Redskins trademark dispute. Both the team and the federal government
The “Redskins Rule” has only failed one time since 1932, and that was in 2012 The Washington Redskins’ victory over
(CBS)–Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan went back to school Monday – literally. An 11-year-old Prince George’s County boy entered a sweepstakes
(CBS)–When DJ Durkin took over Maryland’s football program, he had his work cut out for him with a team coming
(NFL)–For the eighth year, the National Football League, the American Cancer Society and the NFL Players Association are teaming up
(ABC)–Even after Blake Treinen gave up the Los Angeles Dodgers’ tiebreaking run in the eighth inning of Game 4, the
(CBS)–The comeback of Tiger Woods is going to have to wait at least two more months. Three days before he
The Washington Redskins used an 85-yard punt return by Jamison Crowder and an uncharacteristically strong performance by their defense to
(NBC)–Redskins players Pierre Garçon and Ricky Jean Francois are taking a plane full of medical supplies to Haiti, the second
(NFL)–San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has willingly immersed himself into controversy by refusing to stand for the playing of
(CBS)–“New era.” The term has been used a lot in conversations about Maryland football since new head coach DJ Durkin
For the last five years, the top rules experts in golf have come together from around the world to study
(ABC)–Kirk Cousins found a groove and undrafted rookie running back Robert Kelley made the most of his chance and the
Top running back Matt Jones left with a sprained shoulder and receiver Rashad Ross made his best case for a
U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen on Tuesday made his first public comments about the bathroom hi-jinx that spiraled into an
The Rio Olympics just ended and it’s summer, so is it too soon to think about the Winter Olympics? Of
(ABC)–Simone Biles put the finishing touches on one of the greatest Olympics by a gymnast, capturing her fourth gold of
Usain Bolt glanced to his right once, twice, three times. No surprise: Nobody was there. That’s how the quest began
(ABC)–Michael Phelps has nothing left to do at the pool. He’s ready to start branching out. At the top of
(NBC)–Gold medalist Katie Ledecky is back in the D.C. area, and she has some new hardware with her. Ledecky was
‘Bring Home the Gold’: President, First Lady Share Their Favorite Olympics Memories in Facebook Video
The first family is skipping the Rio Games, but they sent their best wishes to Team USA (NBC)–As Americans tune
(ABC)–Michael Phelps has claimed the 21st gold medal of his career, anchoring the United States to a dominating victory in
(ABC)–Out of sorts and out of answers, defending champion Serena Williams is out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Shanking
(CBS)—The team had considered several possibilities for nicknames, knowing they had to come up with one of their own or
(UPI) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott could own the most important hamstring in the NFC east this preseason.
Quarterback Michael Vick believes he can still compete in the NFL and is hoping for one final season at age
Quarterback Tony Romo and receiver Dez Bryant are back on the field together for the first time on a regular
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History recognizes the life and legacy of Muhammed Ali (1942–2016), born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jan.
(FOX)–He was fast of fist and foot — lip, too — a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world
Sharapova indicated in a Facebook post Wednesday she plans to appeal the decision (NBC)–Maria Sharapova was suspended from tennis for
Photographer: “Behind his movements lurked suspicion and anger, a waiting for recognition” (NBC)–As people around the world mourn the loss
(ABC)–Tiger Woods will not play in next week’s U.S. Open or in the following week’s Quicken Loans National at Congressional
Many men cultivate a tough-guy, weekend-warrior image, pushing their bodies to the limit with an active lifestyle, and then reaching
(ABC)–Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is making a reported $20 million this season. But don’t expect Cousins, who coined the viral
The Warriors became the 10th team to rally from a 3-1 deficit and win a postseason series Stephen Curry knocked
(FOX)–The NFL is moving the Pro Bowl from Honolulu to Orlando this season, three people with knowledge of the negotiations told The
(CBS)–Mookie Betts hit a career-high three homers and drove in five runs, and the Boston Red Sox cruised past the
(ABC)–Even before Serena Williams quickly and easily seized control of her first-round match Tuesday, things were shaping up rather well
If you spend billions of dollars to build it, they will come. Three times over. The NFL awarded Super Bowls
New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone says the league tried to strong-arm the National Institutes of Health into taking the project
(CBS)–Tiger Woods grimaced as he took three warmup swings after sitting in a chair for 30 minutes on a cool,
The results of a doping investigation will “greatly influence” the participation of Russian athletes in Rio, the IOC president said
In February, WHO declared the explosive outbreak to be a global health emergency The World Health Organization’s chief said Tuesday
It is the second Kentucky Derby win for Mexican jockey Mario Gutierrez (NBC)–The racing world wondered if there was a
(FOX)–Nick Bonino put a rebound past Braden Holtby 6:32 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 win over
(FOX)–So all these years later, it sure sounds as if Stephen Strasburg signed a $175 million, seven-year contract with the
When Stephen Curry got the news on Tuesday morning that he was the NBA’s first unanimous KIA MVP award winner
(ABC)–The Washington Redskins finalized their 2016 NFL Draft class on Saturday, selecting four players to bring their 2016 draft class
(ABC)–Lorenzo Cain capped a three-run ninth inning with a two-out single to left, bringing home Mike Moustakas and giving the
(CBS)–The Villanova player who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the national championship is sticking around for his senior season.
(CBS)–Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next
(ABC)–“What would you do?” asked Josh Norman. Norman, a coveted ‘shutdown’ cornerback, was introduced to the Washington media Monday, just
(ABC)–The Wizards have their man. A team official confirmed to ABC7 Sports that the Wizards have agreed in principle with
(NBC)–Former Texas A&M and Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was indicted Tuesday by a Dallas County grand jury on a
(CBS)–The Baltimore Orioles placed right-hander Yovani Gallardo on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with tendinitis in the shoulder of his
(ABC)–Dwayne “Pearl” Washington, who went from New York City playground wonder to Big East star for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse,