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Maria Sharapova Through to Australian Open Semifinals
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Maria Sharapova Through to Australian Open Semifinals

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova put the brakes on Eugenie Bouchard's quest for a first major title, beating the young Canadian 6-3, 6-2 Tuesday to advance to the Australian Open semifinals. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
5 Key Factors for Super Bowl XLIX

5 Key Factors for Super Bowl XLIX

Seahawks can't repeat their turnover problems from NFC Championship Game Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Patriots Owner Strongly Defends Team

Patriots Owner Strongly Defends Team

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a strong defense Monday night of his team's actions and integrity... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Lance Armstrong Says He'd Probably Cheat Again

Lance Armstrong Says He'd Probably Cheat Again

Lance Armstrong admitted in a new interview with BBC Sport that if presented with circumstances similar to those... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Kobe Bryant to Have Shoulder Surgery Wednesday: Lakers

Kobe Bryant to Have Shoulder Surgery Wednesday: Lakers

Kobe Bryant is set to have surgery on his torn rotator cuff, the Los Angeles Lakers said Monday. Read »

Jan 26, 2015
What Happened Before the Super Bowl Blackout

What Happened Before the Super Bowl Blackout

The blackout scare that captivated the nation and raised brief fears of terrorism after halftime of Super Bowl XLVII... Read »

Dec 5, 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
Raheem Morris Leaving 'Skins for Falcons

Raheem Morris Leaving 'Skins for Falcons

Morris spent three seasons as Washington's secondary coach. Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Kobe Once Wanted to Join Wizards

Kobe Once Wanted to Join Wizards

A chance to play with mentor Michael Jordan was alluring to Bryant. Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Bill Nye Knocks Belichick

Bill Nye Knocks Belichick

The writers of "Saturday Night Live" weren't the only ones taking a shot at the New England Patriots' explanation... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Boston Hosts Send-Off Rally for Patriots

Boston Hosts Send-Off Rally for Patriots

The New England Patriots plans to leave Logan Airport in Boston at 12:30 p.m. on Monday for the Super Bowl in... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
NFL Launches YouTube Channel

NFL Launches YouTube Channel

Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game? They'll be available, legally, straight from the... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Williams Advances to Australian Open Quarterfinals

Williams Advances to Australian Open Quarterfinals

Serena Williams avenged her heaviest Grand Slam defeat with a comeback 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Garbine Muguruza on... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Cubs' Ernie Banks Died from a Heart Attack, Family Attorney Says

Cubs' Ernie Banks Died from a Heart Attack, Family Attorney Says

The family of Ernie Banks announced in a press conference Sunday that the famous Cubs player died after suffering a... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
NHL All-Star Game Hits Highest Scoring Game Record

NHL All-Star Game Hits Highest Scoring Game Record

John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched a record with four goals, and Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Man Loses Super Bowl Credential After Facebook Post

Man Loses Super Bowl Credential After Facebook Post

An Arizona man who had a chance to be on the field at the Super Bowl will have to watch it on TV — all because of... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Seahawks Take the Trash-Talk Lead Over Patriots

Seahawks Take the Trash-Talk Lead Over Patriots

This Super Bowl between the New England Patriots (14-4) and Seattle Seahawks (14-4) will feature some epic yapping... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Scherzer Thanks Tigers, Fans In Full-Page Ad

Scherzer Thanks Tigers, Fans In Full-Page Ad

The pitcher signed a seven-year contract with the Nationals last week. Read »

Jan 25, 2015
Ashley Wagner Wins 3rd Skating Title

Ashley Wagner Wins 3rd Skating Title

American figure skater Ashley Wagner won her third U.S. title Saturday, following through on her promise to up the... Read »

Jan 25, 2015

Super Bowl XLIX

New England VS. Seattle
2014 Share the Warmth Coat Drive
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