Latest from Fred Bowen

The new Nats: Four players Washington hopes will help get them back to the postseason.

Bell, Lester, Hand and Schwarber to fill holes on the mound and at the plate.
  • Feb 24, 2021

The national anthem reminds us how much Americans need to work together

Protests to the song are understandable, but let’s not get rid of it.
  • Feb 17, 2021

Kenny Washington’s time has come. NFL needs to recognize the man who broke the color barrier.

The UCLA star couldn’t initially play in the league because owners blocked Black players.
  • Feb 10, 2021

Super Bowl heroes aren’t always superstars

Players no one expected to be crucial have sometimes met the moment with greatness.
  • Feb 3, 2021

Hank Aaron’s legacy isn’t only home runs, it’s about the power of determination

The Black baseball player didn’t let poverty or racism deter him from becoming among the sport’s best.
  • Jan 27, 2021

With Harden, Durant and Irving, could Brooklyn net an NBA title?

The three superstars will have to up their defensive game and learn to play together.
  • Jan 20, 2021

Goalies can make or break an NHL season

With veteran Lundquist sidelined, Capitals give 2 young goalies a shot between the pipes.
  • Jan 13, 2021

First round of NFL playoffs offers too much of a good thing. Here’s what to watch.

Of the six games this weekend, Ravens vs. Titans should be at the top of the list.
  • Jan 6, 2021

Negro Leagues get long-due respect as part of MLB

The statistics of these Negro League players will now be part of the official history and record books of the game.
  • Dec 23, 2020

Sarah Fuller makes a mark for women in football, but her story is an example for all

Before the Vanderbilt soccer player became the first woman to score in a “Power Five” game, she had to overcome several obstacles.
  • Dec 16, 2020