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Rams Cut Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player
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Rams Cut Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league. He has been cheered by athletes and Read »

2 hours ago
Nationals Rough Up King Felix

Nationals Rough Up King Felix

The Nationals hit four home runs off the Mariners ace in an 8-3 victory. Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Errani's Serve Tops Venus Williams at U.S. Open

Errani's Serve Tops Venus Williams at U.S. Open

In a riveting third-round match of wild momentum swings, the 19th-seeded Williams, a two-time Read »

Aug 30, 2014
'Skins Reach 53 Man Roster

'Skins Reach 53 Man Roster

The Redskins have until 4 p.m. Saturday to confirm their 53-man roster. Read »

3 hours ago
San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games

San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games

The NFL has suspended San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith for the first nine games of the 2014 season... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Tony Stewart: Crash

Tony Stewart: Crash "Will Affect My Life Forever"

Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for... Read »

Aug 29, 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
Redskins Beat Buccaneers 24-10

Redskins Beat Buccaneers 24-10

The Washington Redskins beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-10 in the fourth and last preseason game of 2014. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Despite the Gold Medals, Ledecky's a Typical Teen

Despite the Gold Medals, Ledecky's a Typical Teen

Bethesda's own Katie Ledecky is thrilling people inside and out of the swimming community -- earning Olympic... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
New NFL Rule Bans 2nd Time Domestic Violence Offenders for Life

New NFL Rule Bans 2nd Time Domestic Violence Offenders for Life

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
'Skins Starters to Sit in Preseason Finale

'Skins Starters to Sit in Preseason Finale

The Redskins close their preseason against the Buccaneers on Thursday. Read »

Aug 28, 2014
'Skins Have

'Skins Have "Started Process" For New Stadium

The Redskins have played at FedEx Field since 1997. Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Charges Dropped Against Ex-Redskin Davis in D.C. Assault

Charges Dropped Against Ex-Redskin Davis in D.C. Assault

Assault and attempted threats charges against former Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis were... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
USC Footballer Suspended After Admitting He Made Up Rescue Tale

USC Footballer Suspended After Admitting He Made Up Rescue Tale

A USC football player and co-captain admitted on Wednesday that he lied when he said he hurt his ankles... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Little League's Mo'ne Davis, Taney Dragons Parade Around Philly

Little League's Mo'ne Davis, Taney Dragons Parade Around Philly

Philadelphia city officials, fans and sports superstars celebrated the Taney Dragons' Little League World... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Judge OKs Tossing Some Evidence in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

Judge OKs Tossing Some Evidence in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

A Massachusetts judge has allowed some evidence to be suppressed in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez,... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
'Skins Starters Won't Play Final Preseason Game

'Skins Starters Won't Play Final Preseason Game

The Washington Redskins' starters will not play in the final preseason game Thursday, News4's Dianna... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Redskins Trim Roster to 75 Players

Redskins Trim Roster to 75 Players

The Redskins cut the first 15 players from their roster Tuesday. Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Alec Baldwin Snags Stray Ball at US Open

Alec Baldwin Snags Stray Ball at US Open

Alec Baldwin took on a new role at the U.S. Open — the actor played a star athlete, snagging a stray ball that flew... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
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