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Louisville Native Realizes Derby Dream as Trainer
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Louisville Native Realizes Derby Dream as Trainer

George Weaver saw his first Kentucky Derby here at age 9, which helped stoke an early calling toward training horses. He's now seeing that childhood dream come full circle as a first-time Derby trainer, the reality of which hit him as the track came into view. Read »

6 minutes ago
NFL Giving Up Tax-Exempt Status

NFL Giving Up Tax-Exempt Status

The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status. In a letter to team owners, Commissioner Roger... Read »

2 hours ago
Orioles to Play at Empty Stadium Wed.

Orioles to Play at Empty Stadium Wed.

The Baltimore Orioles announced they will play against the Chicago White Sox in an empty stadium Wednesday, after... Read »

35 minutes ago
White Sox-Orioles Game Postponed Again After Baltimore Clash

White Sox-Orioles Game Postponed Again After Baltimore Clash

The White Sox and Orioles must wait at least another day to play as Baltimore cleans up from overnight riots and... Read »

4 hours ago
Carmelo Anthony Tells Baltimore Protesters to

Carmelo Anthony Tells Baltimore Protesters to "Build up Our City"

Knicks star player and longtime Baltimore resident Carmelo Anthony called on protesters to “build up our city not... Read »

4 hours ago
UFC Champion Jon

UFC Champion Jon "Bones" Jones Arrested in Hit-and-Run

Champion UFC fighter and upstate New York native Jon "Bones" Jones turned himself into authorities Monday... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Capital Games

Capital Games

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

Aug 17, 2012
Caps Advance With 2-1 Game 7 Win

Caps Advance With 2-1 Game 7 Win

The Washington Capitals won their first round series against the New York Islanders with a 2-1 victory in Game 7... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Orioles' Game in Baltimore Postponed Due to Safety Concerns

Orioles' Game in Baltimore Postponed Due to Safety Concerns

Monday's baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Baltimore Orioles was canceled because of clashes... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Woman Out-Flexes Man on Professional Football Cam

Woman Out-Flexes Man on Professional Football Cam

One woman brought her big guns to a recent Philadelphia Soul football game, but there was no reason to call the... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Redskins to Pick up 5th-Year Option on RGIII

Redskins to Pick up 5th-Year Option on RGIII

Robert Griffin III's fifth-year contract option for the 2016 season will be exercised by the Washington Redskins. Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Wizards Sweep Raptors With 125-94 Win

Wizards Sweep Raptors With 125-94 Win

The Washington Wizards dominated the Toronto Raptors in Game Four of their playoff series, winning 125-94 and moving... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Islanders Defeat Capitals, 3-1, Force Game 7

Islanders Defeat Capitals, 3-1, Force Game 7

The New York Islanders defeated the Washington Capitals 3-1 Saturday, forcing the playoff series to Game 7 in... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Dortmund, American Pharoah Vie for Kentucky Derby Favorite

Dortmund, American Pharoah Vie for Kentucky Derby Favorite

Bob Baffert is riding high these days, knowing he holds a pair of aces heading into the Kentucky Derby. Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Kentucky Derby: 5 Horses to Watch

Kentucky Derby: 5 Horses to Watch

The Kentucky Derby routinely attracts a full field of 20 horses, even though half or more of them have little chance... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Police Seek UFC Champ Jon Jones in Hit-and-Run

Police Seek UFC Champ Jon Jones in Hit-and-Run

Albuquerque police are searching for UFC light heavyweight champion and upstate New York native Jon Jones on Sunday... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Minnesota Wild Beat St. Louis Blues in Game 6

Minnesota Wild Beat St. Louis Blues in Game 6

Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
White Sox, Royals Players Suspended After Brawl

White Sox, Royals Players Suspended After Brawl

Jeff Samardzija and Chris Sale were each suspended for five games by Major League Baseball for their roles in... Read »

Apr 26, 2015
Flames Beat Canucks 7-4 to Advance in Stanley Cup Playoffs

Flames Beat Canucks 7-4 to Advance in Stanley Cup Playoffs

Matt Stajan broke a tie with 4:17 left and the Calgary Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks 7-4 on Saturday night to... Read »

Apr 26, 2015
Wladimir Klitschko Defeats Bryant Jennings in Heavyweight Title Match

Wladimir Klitschko Defeats Bryant Jennings in Heavyweight Title Match

Wladimir Klitschko easily outpointed a game-but-outclassed Bryant Jennings in the champion's return to the United... Read »

Apr 26, 2015

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