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Hernandez "Felt Helpless" to Refuse Police Questioning

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez says in a court filing that he felt helpless and concerned about his fiancee and their baby when police investigating a 2013 killing questioned him during a search at his home. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder in the... Read »

48 minutes ago
Orioles Clinch First AL East Title Since 1997

Orioles Clinch First AL East Title Since 1997

The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to... Read »

20 minutes ago
Nationals Clinch NL East Division Title, Head to Playoffs

Nationals Clinch NL East Division Title, Head to Playoffs

The Nationals clinched the NL East division title with a 3-0 win over the Braves in Atlanta Tuesday night. Read »

20 minutes ago
Ray Rice's NFL Suspension Appealed

Ray Rice's NFL Suspension Appealed

The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night. Rice was originally handed a... Read »

12 minutes ago
Sponsors Speak Out: Anheuser-Busch Slams NFL

Sponsors Speak Out: Anheuser-Busch Slams NFL

Major sponsors are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the NFL's recent scandals, but the companies are... Read »

4 hours ago
Criticism Mounting for Adrian Peterson, Vikings

Criticism Mounting for Adrian Peterson, Vikings

For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars... Read »

2 hours ago
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
Nationals Can Clinch Division Tuesday

Nationals Can Clinch Division Tuesday

A victory against the Braves clinches the NL East for the Nationals. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Orioles Beat Blue Jays 5-2, Near AL East Title

Orioles Beat Blue Jays 5-2, Near AL East Title

The Orioles moved to the brink of claiming their first AL East title in 17 years, using a resilient pitching... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Activists Alter CoverGirl Model to Protest NFL

Activists Alter CoverGirl Model to Protest NFL

As the official beauty partner of the National Football League, CoverGirl recently released a series of ads... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Radisson Suspends Minnesota Vikings Sponsorship

Radisson Suspends Minnesota Vikings Sponsorship

The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
RGIII Won't Need Surgery; Could Be Back This Season

RGIII Won't Need Surgery; Could Be Back This Season

Washington Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said quarterback Robert Griffin III could be back this season despite... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Injuries Overshadow Redskins' 41-10 Victory

Injuries Overshadow Redskins' 41-10 Victory

Robert Griffin III and DeSean Jackson both leave the game with injuries as the Redskins improve to 1-1. Read »

Sep 15, 2014

"Not a Child Abuser": Adrian Peterson Apologizes

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson issued a lengthy statement Monday on the child abuse charges he is... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Ray Rice to Appeal Suspension: NBC Sports

Ray Rice to Appeal Suspension: NBC Sports

Ray Rice plans to appeal his indefinite suspension by the NFL Monday, according to sources with NBC Sports. Rice... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One

Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One

An English golfer scored a trip into space by sinking a rare hole-in-one at a tournament on Sunday.

Andy... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
#GoodellMustGo: Anti-Goodell Signs Show up at NFL Games

#GoodellMustGo: Anti-Goodell Signs Show up at NFL Games

A women's rights group calling for the resignation of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell flew banners, reading... Read »

Sep 14, 2014
Bears, 49ers Face off at Levi's Stadium

Bears, 49ers Face off at Levi's Stadium

Sunday Night Football on NBC is back as the Bears take on the 49ers in San Francisco‚Äôs brand-new Levi Stadium. All... Watch »

Sep 14, 2014
NFL Roundup: Week 2

NFL Roundup: Week 2

Here's who won and who lost in the second week of the 2014 NFL season. Read »

Sep 15, 2014
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