Wizards Keep It Up Without Wall, Ponder Derrick Rose Addition

Even without John Wall, the Washington Wizards appear to be more formidable now than they have looked at any point this season. The teamwork and ball movement has been outstanding, prompting members of the...

Tough Week for Howard with Back-to-Back Losses to Morgan State and Hampton

The Howard Bison men’s basketball team followed up a recent four-game win streak with two consecutive losses that carried a little more sting than any other typical losses.   Howard was blown out badly, 91-67,...

UDC Pulls Off Big Comeback for Sixth Win of Season

The University of District of Columbia (UDC) Firebirds men’s basketball team picked up its sixth win of the season after pulling off a thrilling comeback victory over Mercy College, 83-81, on Feb. 10 in...

Analysis: Coin Toss Mirrors Black Experience Beyond Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Shani Davis made history in 2006 when he became the first Black athlete to win an individual gold medal at a Winter Olympics and the winningest man in American...

Former Super Bowl MVP to Rebuild Washington into NFL Contender as Sr. VP. of...

Super Bowl week is the time when legends of the big game get to relive the glory of those championship moments that stand the test of time. Although Pro Football Hall of Famers are...

US Drops the Coin on Black Flag Bearer at Winter Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Shani Davis would've been a fitting choice to carry the American flag into the Olympic opening ceremony, a superb athlete who helped break racial barriers at the Winter Games. Someone...

Turnover: Cavs Overhaul Roster with Stunning Trades

CLEVELAND (AP) — With their NBA title hopes fading fast, the Cavaliers got aggressive at the trading deadline. They swapped teams. Cleveland completely changed its look — and perhaps its chances of winning a championship this...

Frederick Douglass High School Wins Seventh in a Row

Upper Marlboro, Md.-based Frederick Douglass High School (12-4) is rolling after dominating Crossland High School, Temple Hills, Md., (70-45) on Feb. 2 as the Eagles won their seventh consecutive match. Eagles senior guard Cameron Keith...

Virginia House Panel Kills Bills Over Spending for Stadiums

A Virginia House of Delegates panel has voted against two bills that would’ve barred state subsidies for a new Washington NFL team stadium and blocked localities from spending public money on professional sports facilities. The...

Patriots’ Malcolm Butler Denies Off-Field Misconduct Before Benching

BOSTON (AP) — Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler says he didn't miss a curfew or do anything off the field that would have hurt New England's chances of winning the Super Bowl before he was...

Belichick Isn’t Saying Why He Benched Malcolm Butler in Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was no more forthcoming on Monday about his surprise benching of one-time Super Bowl star Malcolm Butler. Speaking on a conference call the day after...

NBC’s Mike Tirico Set to Fill Costas’ Shoes in Korea

NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest change for Americans watching the Winter Olympics on television this month will likely be the first face they see on the screen. Mike Tirico is replacing Bob Costas as...