D.C Sports

What Were the Wizards Seriously Thinking Signing Another Point Guard in Ty Lawson?

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By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO In another installment of, “What in the world is Ernie Grunfeld thinking?,” the Washington Wizards have signed DMV native Ty Lawson to join the Wizards’ playoff roster. Now, these sort of transactions are very rare...

Howard U. Tennis Team Moving Up Rankings

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By Daniel Kucin Jr., Special to the AFRO The Howard University women's tennis team recently moved up to second place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division after shutting out Coppin State University 4-0 on April 5. Howard's Nicole Hutchison defeated...

DMV High School Baseball Roundup

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By Daniel Kucin Jr., Special to the AFRO Washington, D.C.-based School Without Walls (3-1) dismantled Paul International High School (Washington, D.C.) 12-3 on March 31. Penguins freshman pitcher Riley Marsh got the win and had seven strikeouts. Marsh was also impressive...

Can the Wizards Make a Legitimate Title Run Now that John Wall is Back?

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It’s funny how your perception of something or someone can change drastically in a short matter of time, especially during the current era of social media, which fuels instant hot takes. Just a few weeks ago—when the Washington Wizards were...

Redskins Should Tank for No. 1 Pick In 2019

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Goodbye Kirk Cousins; hello 3-13 in the NFC East. Washington Redskins fans watched one of the better quarterbacks in the league walk away over Jedi mind games and, instead, management picks up longtime average starter Alex Smith? The Washington...

Olympic Athlete Holds First-Ever Track and Field Clinic

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Former track star Ato Boldon didn't always have all the confidence in the world before he represented Trinidad and Tobago in the Olympics. The four-time Olympian admitted to using several then-unorthodox training techniques such as plyometrics and recovery practices...

DMV College Basketball Roundup

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Howard University (10-23) fell to Florida A&M 88-78 in the opening round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament in Norfolk, VA at Norfolk Scope Arena on March 6. Howard freshman guard RJ Cole led the Bisons in scoring with...

Are the Wizards Better Without John Wall?

The more the Washington Wizards play without John Wall, the easier it is to forget his impact on the team. “Everybody eats” has been the team slogan since Bradley Beal infamously announced it to the media following a big win...

Should Wizards Trade John Wall?

The Washington Wizards are stuck in neutral, and only a seismic trade can push them forward. Mired in mediocrity for 40-plus years, the Wizards have been sandwiched between horrible and decent since they landed prized pick John Wall with...

Nationals Hold Steady, Increase Divisional Lead

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In a pretty eventful week in Natstown, the team had to endure a myriad of questions and deliver the answers.  On Aug. 13, General Manager Mike Rizzo released former closer and known malcontent Jonathan Papelbon to the silent cheers...

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