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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 04:13 PM EDT

Mystics Star Named 3rd Woman Ever to Be NBA Assistant Coach

Mystics Star Named 3rd Woman Ever to Be NBA Assistant Coach

WNBA All-Star Kristi Toliver will be an assistant coach for player development for the NBA's Washington Wizards this season.

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 02:19 PM EDT

Carlos, Smith Olympic Protest Still Resonates 50 Years Later

Carlos, Smith Olympic Protest Still Resonates 50 Years Later

With a worldwide TV audience tuned in, Tommie Smith and John Carlos won the gold and bronze medals in the Olympic 200 meters, then took to the medals stand for a ceremony the likes of which had never seen before...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 04:15 PM EDT

Norman Intercepts Newton, Redskins Beat Panthers 23-17

Norman Intercepts Newton, Redskins Beat Panthers 23-17

Josh Norman bounced back from his prime-time benching by intercepting former teammate Cam Newton and forcing a fumble, and the Washington Redskins held on to beat the Carolina Panthers 23-17 on Sunday.

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 07:58 AM EDT

Biles Bothered by New USA Gymnastics CEO's Anti-Nike Tweet

Biles Bothered by New USA Gymnastics CEO's Anti-Nike Tweet

Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono.

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 05:09 PM EDT

DC's Highest-Paid Athletes: Do You Know Who Makes the Most?

The Washington Business Journal compiled a list of D.C.'s highest-paid athletes....View gallery

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Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 12:47 PM EDT

'Our Fans Are Everywhere': NBA Still Growing Internationally

'Our Fans Are Everywhere': NBA Still Growing Internationally

It was the final minute of a preseason game between Philadelphia and Dallas, the 76ers were up by four points with the ball, and thousands of fans were screaming "defense" at the top of their lungs. A common...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 09:22 PM EDT

Couple Keeps Promise to Name Baby After Stanley Cup

Couple Keeps Promise to Name Baby After Stanley Cup

A couple who said they would name their baby after the Stanley Cup during the Washington Capitals' championship parade kept their word. Meet Mateo Stanley.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 01:29 PM EDT

NBC Olympics Unveils Tokyo 2020 Logo

NBC Olympics Unveils Tokyo 2020 Logo

Coinciding with the 54th anniversary of the opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 1964, NBC Olympics Wednesday unveiled the logo for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 07:09 AM EDT

George Taliaferro, 1st Black Player Drafted in NFL, Dies at 91

George Taliaferro, 1st Black Player Drafted in NFL, Dies at 91

George Taliaferro, the star Indiana running back who in 1949 became the first black player drafted in the NFL when George Halas and the Chicago Bears took him in the 13th round, has died. He was 91.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 07:03 AM EDT

Red Sox Hold Off Yankees in Game 4, Face Astros in ALCS

Red Sox Hold Off Yankees in Game 4, Face Astros in ALCS

Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees' ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating New York with a 4-3 victory Tuesday night that set up a postseason rematch with the World...

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