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Marcin Gortat Reports on the Signing of Marcin Gortat

Marcin Gortat Reports on the Signing of Marcin Gortat

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat wanted to know what it would be like to do Dianna Russini's job. This is the Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
Judge Refuses to Use Redskins Name in Ruling

Judge Refuses to Use Redskins Name in Ruling

A federal judge has joined the ranks of those refusing to use the Washington Redskins' nickname. Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Wizards Lose Booker, Acquire Humphries

Wizards Lose Booker, Acquire Humphries

The Wizards continue to reshape their roster. Read »

Jul 15, 2014
WATCH: Derek Jeter Ad Creates A Buzz

WATCH: Derek Jeter Ad Creates A Buzz

Fans, celebrities, and rivals alike, are tipping their hats to New York Yankee Derek Jeter. Read »

Jul 15, 2014
Capital Letters: Is Grass Greener in Detroit?

Capital Letters: Is Grass Greener in Detroit?

Questions on the Capitals answered as summer vacation begins. Read »

Jul 15, 2014
Alex Rodriguez Sued by His Own Lawyer for Alleged Unpaid Legal Fees

Alex Rodriguez Sued by His Own Lawyer for Alleged Unpaid Legal Fees

Alex Rodriguez faces a new challenge: He's being sued by his own lawyer. Attorney David Cornwell's law firm... Read »

Jul 15, 2014
Ex-NFL Player Titus Young Arrested Again

Ex-NFL Player Titus Young Arrested Again

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young has been arrested again — this time for battery. Read »

Jul 15, 2014
Cespedes Wins Again, Beating Frazier in HR Derby

Cespedes Wins Again, Beating Frazier in HR Derby

Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering... Read »

Jul 15, 2014
First Black Female Olympic Gold Medalist Dies

First Black Female Olympic Gold Medalist Dies

The first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, Alice Coachman Davis, died early Monday in south Read »

Jul 14, 2014
San Jose Sharks Fans Protest Sexy

San Jose Sharks Fans Protest Sexy "Ice Girl" Uniforms

The San Jose Sharks are taking a hit on social media over their decision to recruit midrift-baring... Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
Contador Drops Out of Tour de France

Contador Drops Out of Tour de France

Two-time champion Alberto Contador has dropped out of the Tour de France after crashing during Stage 10 in... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Leonsis, Niskanen Discuss Caps' Orpik

Leonsis, Niskanen Discuss Caps' Orpik

The defenseman's contract continues to be a hot-button issue. Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Giants Pitcher Hits His Second Grand Slam

Giants Pitcher Hits His Second Grand Slam

Madison Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Buster Posey also hit... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Nats' Clippard Added to NL All-Stars

Nats' Clippard Added to NL All-Stars

Clippard will make his second career All-Star appearance. Read »

Jul 14, 2014
LeBron Captures World Cup Streaker in Instagram Video

LeBron Captures World Cup Streaker in Instagram Video

Basketball star LeBron James posted an Instagram video of a streaker who ran onto the field during the final... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Violence Mars Argentina World Cup Rally

Violence Mars Argentina World Cup Rally

Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets late Sunday to restrain a group of vandals who disturbed a... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Argentines Hold Heads High After World Cup Loss

Argentines Hold Heads High After World Cup Loss

Sad-but-proud Argentine soccer fans applauded their national team for giving it all against a powerful German squad,... Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Germany's World Cup Party Gets Underway at Home

Germany's World Cup Party Gets Underway at Home

A quarter of a million German football fans reacted with unbridled joy, mixed with shock, on Sunday when... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Germany Beats Argentina 1-0 to Win World Cup

Germany Beats Argentina 1-0 to Win World Cup

Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a... Read »

Jul 14, 2014

The Best of The World Cup in Pictures

Don't miss the most dramatic images from the games. View »

Jul 13, 2014
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