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'I Love This Water': Surfer With Disabilities Inspires Beachgoers
Photo: Mitchell Solomon-Coombs

'I Love This Water': Surfer With Disabilities Inspires Beachgoers

Solomon-Coombs was born with various neurological disorders and was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism, as a teenager. He also lost his ability to walk after several sports injuries and uses a wheelchair to get around. But ever since discovering surfing... Watch »

Aug 2, 2015
Rousey Crushes Correia in 34-Second UFC Title Defense

Rousey Crushes Correia in 34-Second UFC Title Defense

Ronda Rousey defended her bantamweight title by knocking out Bethe Correia only 34 seconds into the first round... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
Blaney Sets Iowa Speedway Record in NASCAR Xfinity Win

Blaney Sets Iowa Speedway Record in NASCAR Xfinity Win

Ryan Blaney survived four cautions in the last 24 laps to win the NASCAR Xfinity U.S. Cellular 250 at the Iowa... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
Jeff Gordon to Wave Goodbye to Winless Races in Final Season

Jeff Gordon to Wave Goodbye to Winless Races in Final Season

Jeff Gordon's request for a low-key farewell tour has mostly been respected, though the four-time NASCAR champion... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Kyle Busch Wins Again, Taking Checkered Flag at Pocono

Kyle Busch Wins Again, Taking Checkered Flag at Pocono

Busch's return to the Truck Series was a triumphant one, pulling away on the final laps Saturday to win at Pocono... Read »

Aug 1, 2015

Quicken Loans National Tees Off in Gainesville

Tiger Woods is among those looking for a win at the tournament View »

Aug 1, 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
Redskins CB Breeland Suspended, Injured

Redskins CB Breeland Suspended, Injured

Washington Redskins second-year cornerback Bashaud Breeland was suspended without pay for one game by the NFL on... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Kenny Wallace Preps for Final NASCAR Race

Kenny Wallace Preps for Final NASCAR Race

Kenny Wallace has made more starts in NASCAR's second-tier circuit than anyone — and yet he might be known more for... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Sailing Governing Body Will Start Testing for Viruses in Rio

Sailing Governing Body Will Start Testing for Viruses in Rio

The governing body of world sailing says it will start doing its own independent testing for viruses in Rio's... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Olympic Hopefuls in Rio Don't Sweat Unfit Water Tests

Olympic Hopefuls in Rio Don't Sweat Unfit Water Tests

Athletes have been dismissing the dangers of swimming in Rio de Janeiro's dirty waters, saying the risks are not... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Pitcher Watches Baby's Birth on FaceTime, Then Plays

Pitcher Watches Baby's Birth on FaceTime, Then Plays

Bad weather delayed Ian Kennedy's flight to Southern California, and he wound up pitching seven innings as the San... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Newseum Features Nats' First 10 Years in DC

Newseum Features Nats' First 10 Years in DC

As the Washington Nationals celebrate their first decade in the nation's capital, the Newseum is opening a new... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Redskins Add Linebacker Junior Galette to Pass Rush, Despite Off-Field Issues

Redskins Add Linebacker Junior Galette to Pass Rush, Despite Off-Field...

Whatever Junior Galette has been accused of away from football, and whatever punishment might come from an NFL... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
MLB Trade Deadline: Cespedes to Mets, Hamels to Rangers

MLB Trade Deadline: Cespedes to Mets, Hamels to Rangers

The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Pre-Civil War Baseball Card Goes for Over $100K at Auction

Pre-Civil War Baseball Card Goes for Over $100K at Auction

An heirloom of a baseball player that is over 150 years old was sold at an auction in Chicago Thursday. The baseball Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Pro Golfer's Father Found Safe in Texas

Pro Golfer's Father Found Safe in Texas

Three days after his son’s emotional plea for help, Bill Hurley was found in Texas. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Online Viewers Won't Miss Super Bowl Ads Shown on TV

Online Viewers Won't Miss Super Bowl Ads Shown on TV

Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
NFL Player Drove 143 MPH With Child in Car, Sped Away From Cops: Prosecutors

NFL Player Drove 143 MPH With Child in Car, Sped Away From Cops:...

A Jets player already suspended for four games by the NFL for drug use is now facing criminal charges after... Read »

Jul 31, 2015

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