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WNBA Coach Michael Cooper has Tongue Cancer
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WNBA Coach Michael Cooper has Tongue Cancer

Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team. He will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a full recovery is expected, the Dream said Monday. Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Over Ovi: Kirilenko Calls Off Engagement to NHL Star

Over Ovi: Kirilenko Calls Off Engagement to NHL Star

It's a rough off-season for Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals. His former fiancee, Russian tennis... Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Dianna Russini Throws Out First Pitch

Dianna Russini Throws Out First Pitch

See News4's Dianna Russini's baseball debut as she throws out the first pitch at a Bethesda Big Train game. Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Philadelphia Eagles Player Shoved Cop After Bar Brawl: Authorities

Philadelphia Eagles Player Shoved Cop After Bar Brawl: Authorities

A Philadelphia Eagles player is facing charges in Arizona after authorities say he pushed a police... Read »

2 hours ago

"There's Huge Reputation Issues": Clippers' Future Unclear

The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Will 'Skins Change Name by 2016?

Will 'Skins Change Name by 2016?

One informed opinion believes so. Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Capital Games

Capital Games

Join us for some Capital Games as we cover the biggest personalities in D.C. sports. Read »

Aug 17, 2012
Redskins Showtime

Redskins Showtime

Get the latest on the Redskins in our special section. Read »

Aug 24, 2012
Rory McIlroy Wins British Open for 3rd Major

Rory McIlroy Wins British Open for 3rd Major

Rory McIlroy had to work a little harder and sweat a little more. No matter. Just like his other two majors,... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Tribe Rejects Offer From Redskins, Calls It

Tribe Rejects Offer From Redskins, Calls It "Blood Money"

Representatives of a foundation run by the owner of the Washington Redskins traveled to an American... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Redskins Announce Training Camp Ticket Lottery

Redskins Announce Training Camp Ticket Lottery

Early August practices will require fans to sign up for tickets in advance. Read »

Jul 21, 2014
CBS Won't Dictate Use of Redskins Name On the Air

CBS Won't Dictate Use of Redskins Name On the Air

CBS won't dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington's NFL franchise... Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Len Bias Inducted Into U.Md. Hall of Fame

Len Bias Inducted Into U.Md. Hall of Fame

Though his death from a cocaine overdose complicated his legacy, former University of Maryland basketball star... Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
Golfer Keeps Playing After Losing Sight

Golfer Keeps Playing After Losing Sight

Bruce Hooper didn't let losing his sight stop him from playing his favorite sport -- and Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
Son of McEnroe, Tatum O'Neal Arrested With Pills: DA

Son of McEnroe, Tatum O'Neal Arrested With Pills: DA

Kevin McEnroe, the 27-year-old son of tennis champion John McEnroe and actress Tatum O'Neal, was arrested in... Read »

Jul 17, 2014
RGIII Addresses NFL Health Concerns

RGIII Addresses NFL Health Concerns

The Redskins quarterback is on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter's "Sports Issue." Read »

Jul 16, 2014
Silver: No Guarantee Sterling Out by Season Start

Silver: No Guarantee Sterling Out by Season Start

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was asked Tuesday if he could say Sterling would not own the Los Angeles Clippers... Read »

Jul 16, 2014
AL Beats NL 5-3 in 2014 All-Star Game

AL Beats NL 5-3 in 2014 All-Star Game

Derek Jeter started his last All-Star game with a long ovation and a leadoff double, and Miguel Cabrera... Read »

Jul 16, 2014
Derek Jeter's All-Star Goodbye

Derek Jeter's All-Star Goodbye

The Yankee great's victory lap marks a big win for him – and baseball. Read »

Jul 16, 2014
Marcin Gortat Learns How to Prepare a Sportscast

Marcin Gortat Learns How to Prepare a Sportscast

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat told Dianna Russini he wanted to know what it was like to do her job,... Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
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