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50th Anniversary: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston Heavyweight Rematch

50th Anniversary: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston Heavyweight Rematch

On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments — photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at his opponent to... Read »

2 hours ago
Bears Release Ray McDonald After Domestic Violence Arrest

Bears Release Ray McDonald After Domestic Violence Arrest

The Chicago Bears rolled the dice on signing defensive end Ray McDonald after a history of domestic abuse... Read »

6 hours ago

2015 French Open: Best Moments

See photos from Roland-Garros, the 2015 French Open Tennis Tournament. View »

May 25, 2015
Berdych, Sharapova Advance at French Open

Berdych, Sharapova Advance at French Open

Getting past his first-round opponent at the French Open was easy. Breaking the Big Four domination will be a lot... Read »

May 25, 2015
Bears' Ray McDonald Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

Bears' Ray McDonald Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

Former San Francisco 49er-turned-Chicago Bear Raymond McDonald has been arrested on a domestic violence charge... Read »

5 hours ago
Cavaliers Beat Hawks 114-111 in OT

Cavaliers Beat Hawks 114-111 in OT

LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback to record a... Read »

May 25, 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
Lightning Shocks Rangers With 2-0 Win in Game 5

Lightning Shocks Rangers With 2-0 Win in Game 5

Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the... Read »

May 25, 2015
Former Yankee Bernie Williams Retires No. 51

Former Yankee Bernie Williams Retires No. 51

Bernie Williams stood in front of the pitcher's mound, flanked by Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and... Read »

May 24, 2015
Montoya Wins the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Montoya Wins the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Juan Pablo Montoya held off Penske Racing teammate Will Power over the final two laps Sunday to win his second... Read »

May 24, 2015
Questions About Safety Hover Over Indianapolis 500

Questions About Safety Hover Over Indianapolis 500

They call the Indianapolis 500 "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd... Read »

May 24, 2015
Hundreds in Mass. Rally in Support of Tom Brady

Hundreds in Mass. Rally in Support of Tom Brady

Hundreds of New England Patriots fans rallied in support of quarterback Tom Brady at Gillette Stadium Sunday... Watch »

May 24, 2015
Fan Attempts Selfie With Federer at French Open

Fan Attempts Selfie With Federer at French Open

After dispatching Colombian Alejandro Falla in straight sets, the 17-time Grand Slam winner was about to leave... Read »

May 24, 2015
Blackhawks Beat Ducks 5-4, Tie Series 2-2

Blackhawks Beat Ducks 5-4, Tie Series 2-2

Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on... Read »

May 24, 2015
Warriors Trounce Rockets 115-80, Lead Series 3-0

Warriors Trounce Rockets 115-80, Lead Series 3-0

The Golden State Warriors dominated the Houston Rockets 115-80 on a night when point guard Stephen Curry broke the... Read »

May 24, 2015
Is a Chargers Move To Los Angeles Legal?

Is a Chargers Move To Los Angeles Legal?

For quite some time now, the Chargers have been laying the ground work for a move to Los Angeles if the team and the... Read »

May 25, 2015
Clock Ticks But Fortune Smiles for Federer at French Open

Clock Ticks But Fortune Smiles for Federer at French Open

There are two distinct sounds when Roger Federer graces the courts of Roland Garros. One is the pop of backhands and... Read »

May 23, 2015
American Pharoah Gallops in Kentucky Ahead of Belmont

American Pharoah Gallops in Kentucky Ahead of Belmont

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah went out for his first gallop since winning the Preakness on Friday, covering... Read »

May 23, 2015
LeBron Leads Cavs Over Hawks, 94-82

LeBron Leads Cavs Over Hawks, 94-82

LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without... Read »

May 23, 2015
Rangers Beat Lightning 5-1 in Game 4

Rangers Beat Lightning 5-1 in Game 4

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down... Read »

May 23, 2015

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