Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza Inducted into Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place on Sunday — with their names etched on...

Dennis Green: A Pioneer for Blacks in NFL

Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green will be remembered for numerous achievements following his death on July 21 at age 67. The numbers on Green’s resume don’t lie: two NFC championship...

Is Beckham Jr.-Norman Feud a Distraction for Reigning Division Champs?

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and former Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman made headlines last season after a late December matchup between the two turned into a nasty altercation. The outcome...

With Nationals’ Recent Struggles, Are Reinforcements On the Way?

The Washington Nationals lost four of five games before claiming a walk-off 3-2 victory against San Diego on July 23, putting General Manager Mike Rizzo in a precarious position with the trade deadline looming. The Nationals have...

Orioles Prove Buoyant, Regain AL East Lead

The Baltimore Orioles recently showed exactly the kind of resilience their supporters want to see from a team with playoff aspirations. After losing four consecutive games to start this past week, including three losses to...

Will the NFC East Division Championship Remain in D.C.?

Washington’s NFL team won the NFC East in 2015, so expectations are high heading into the 2016-17 season. If Washington wants to win the division again, however, the key is starting strong, because the...

History Favors Ravens’ Successful Bounce-Back Year

There’s one question that seems to loom among Baltimore Ravens fans heading into the 2016 NFL season: will the team be able to bounce back from its disastrous season last year? The 2015 campaign was...

WNBA Teams Stage Media Blackout Following Fines for Supporting Black Lives Matter

Several WNBA teams and their players were fined by the league after they wore warmups in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and to honor the victims of a series of violent incidents,...

Clyde Parris, Baltimore Negro Leaguer and Panamanian Baseball Great, Dies at 93

Jonathan “Clyde” Parris, an alum of the Negro Leagues and later a minor league MVP and batting champion in the Brooklyn Dodgers organization, died July 9 due to complications from liver cancer at Franklin...

Former Baltimore Raven Retires over Fears of Effects from Concussions

Former Baltimore Raven Eugene Monroe announced his retirement from the NFL in a piece titled “Leaving the Game I Love,” published online at The Player’s Tribune on July 21. The 29-year-old athlete said he is...

Kendra Harrison Breaks 28-Year Record in 100-Meter Hurdles

LONDON (AP) — Kendra Harrison of the United States has broken a 28-year world record in the 100-meters hurdles by running 12.20 seconds at the London Diamond League meet. The confidence-boosting run comes after the 23-year-old American...

Is Washington Smart to Gamble on Kirk Cousins?

With a sizable list of mega deals handed out on July 15 shortly before the 4 p.m. deadline, the NFL finally got its turn to shine in lieu of the NBA’s big money offseason...