Wizards' Beal not playing rest of NBA season due to injury

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wizards leading scorer Bradley Beal won’t take part in the restart of the NBA season because of a right rotator cuff injury. The team announced Beal's status Tuesda...

Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several Native American leaders and organizations sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday calling for the league to force Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the te...

Nationals cancel workout because of COVID-19 testing delay

WASHINGTON (AP) — The defending World Series champion Nationals canceled their workout Monday because of COVID-19 testing delays that general manager Mike Rizzo worried could endanger the baseball sea...

Defending champion Nats return healthy, careful on protocols

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Martinez's mantra of going 1-0 every day followed the Washington Nationals to their first World Series title. When they resumed workouts Friday at summer train...

Redskins undergoing 'thorough review' of team name

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins are undergoing a “thorough review” of their nickname. The team said Friday it has been talking to the NFL for weeks about the subject. In a ...

Nationals' Zimmerman and Ross opting out of MLB season

The Washington Nationals will try to defend their World Series title without at least two holdovers from last year's team, including one of the faces of the franchise. Longtime infie...

Wizards rule out John Wall returning this season

John Wall will not join the Washington Wizards for the resumption of the NBA season this summer, ending the chances of the five-time All-Star guard playing his first game since 2018. ...

Redskins removing ex-owner Marshall from Ring of Fame

The Washington Redskins are removing former owner George Preston Marshall from their Ring of Fame and striking all references to him on their website. A spokesman confirmed the decis...

Tiz the Law is class of Belmont field, Triple Crown favorite

While there won’t be school buses of fans hoping to see a New York-bred horse make Belmont history, there is a busload of Triple Crown expectations heading into Saturday's race. Seve...

Redskins draft pick from Liberty says he had coronavirus

Washington Redskins rookie receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden said Wednesday he tested positive for the new coronavirus in March and has fully recovered. Gandy-Golden said in a statement ...

Belmont set for June 20 without fans, leads off Triple Crown

The Belmont Stakes will be run June 20 without fans and serve as the opening leg of horse racing's Triple Crown for the first time in the sport's history. The New York Racing Associa...

Many struggling in horse racing hope return brings lifeline

Instead of the Preakness running Saturday in Baltimore with perhaps another heralded Kentucky Derby winner looking to capture the second jewel of the Triple Crown, horse racing is in the midst of tran...

Pandemic could change landscape of minor league sports

As North America’s pro football, basketball, baseball and hockey leagues try to play again in a pandemic, minor league sports face a more treacherous climb to return. While the NFL,...

'Slap Shot' still iconic in hockey despite sport's changes

A few nights after one of their players was injured by a dirty hit, the Johnstown Jets plotted to exact some revenge on Buffalo's Greg Neeld. An all-out brawl broke out during warmu...

Redskins exercise 5th-year option on Allen's rookie contract

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins exercised the fifth-year option on defensive lineman Jonathan Allen’s rookie contract on Monday. The move was no surprise given Allen's impa...