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Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Dies at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday, The Associated Press reported. He was 76. Carter spent 19 years in prison for three murders at a tavern in Paterson, N.J., in Read »

4 hours ago
Player Takes 90 mph Fastball to the Face

Player Takes 90 mph Fastball to the Face

A player for the Corpus Christi Hooks, a minor league baseball team in Texas, was hit by a fastball traveling at 90... Watch »

2 hours ago
WATCH: Golfer Flees Hornet Attack on Course

WATCH: Golfer Flees Hornet Attack on Course

A Spanish golfer jumped into a nearby lake to escape a swarm of hornets then continued on despite his... Read »

Apr 19, 2014
Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book

Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book

A secret service agent once threatened to shoot Mr. Met if he approached the president during a baseball game... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
'Game Over' for Green With Caps?

'Game Over' for Green With Caps?

The 28-year-old cornerstone may not have long left in Washington after nearly a decade. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Ex-Quarterback McNabb Spends Day in Arizona Jail

Ex-Quarterback McNabb Spends Day in Arizona Jail

Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day... Watch »

Apr 18, 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
Wizards Face Bulls in NBA First Round

Wizards Face Bulls in NBA First Round

A primer to get you ready for the Wizards' first playoff action in six years. Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Capital Letters: The Waiting is the Hardest Part

Capital Letters: The Waiting is the Hardest Part

The first offseason edition of the Capitals-centric mailbag. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Sharper's DNA Found on Clothing of Accuser

Sharper's DNA Found on Clothing of Accuser

The Arizona police department testified Wednesday that ex-NFL safety Darren Sharper’s DNA was found on the clothing... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Wizards Head to Playoffs With Win

Wizards Head to Playoffs With Win

Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Family Returns to Boston to Complete Marathon

Family Returns to Boston to Complete Marathon

A local family is returning to Boston to complete the marathon they were unable to finish last year. John Walls shot Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Handicapping Caps' Free Agents

Handicapping Caps' Free Agents

The Capitals have three pending UFAs to consider re-signing this summer. Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Caps Search for When Season Went Awry

Caps Search for When Season Went Awry

A successful three-game road trip led directly into a five-game losing streak that proved fatal. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending Retirement

Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending Retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Read »

Apr 14, 2014
49ers' Aldon Smith Arrested For False Bomb Threat

49ers' Aldon Smith Arrested For False Bomb Threat

49ers star linebacker Aldon Smith was taken into custody by police at Los Angeles International Airport on... Watch »

Apr 14, 2014
Bubba Watson Wins His Second Masters

Bubba Watson Wins His Second Masters

Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years. Watson claimed another green jacket by shooting... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
Area Runners Get 2nd Chance fo Finish Boston Marathon

Area Runners Get 2nd Chance fo Finish Boston Marathon

News4's Darcy Spencer spoke to a running group that is heading to Boston this week. Some of them never got to finish... Watch »

Apr 13, 2014
Spieth, Watson Tied for Lead at Masters

Spieth, Watson Tied for Lead at Masters

Jordan Spieth and Bubba Watson are tied for the lead heading to the final round of the Masters. Read »

Apr 12, 2014
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