Latest from Fred Bowen

Tennis star Naomi Osaka revealed mental health struggles many people face

Will Osaka’s comments help other athletes, coaches and families better understand?
  • Jun 10, 2021

Kids help elevate E.B. Henderson’s contributions to basketball

Virginia agrees to dedicate a historical marker to “the Father of Black Basketball.”
  • Jun 2, 2021

Many sports greats never get a championship ring

Karl Malone and Elgin Baylor were NBA stars, but their teams didn’t earn the top prize.
  • May 26, 2021

Mystics need Delle Donne, other key players to return for shot at the playoffs

Injuries and opportunities to play in Europe create challenges for the Mystics this season.
  • May 19, 2021

Joe DiMaggio’s hitting streak still a record 80 years later

New York Yankees’ star DiMaggio got a hit for 56 games in a row. No one has come close to beating his record.
  • May 12, 2021

Baseball has become a pitchers’ game, and MLB needs to fix that

With strikeouts on the rise, MLB should consider moving the mound back.
  • May 5, 2021

The NFL’s top draft picks often don’t end up superstar quarterbacks

Teams hope to get a Tom Brady or a Patrick Mahomes, but many times it doesn’t work out.
  • Apr 28, 2021

Can Capitals’ veterans and young goalies carry them to the Stanley Cup?

Intense playoff games — and even a series — can be lost by a goalie mistake.
  • Apr 21, 2021

As the Cleveland Indians search for a new name, history offers several oddballs

Should they bring back the Spiders? Or how about the Perfectos or Tip-Tops?
  • Apr 14, 2021

First modern Olympics, 125 years ago, was nothing like today’s huge spectacle

The Athens Games had a few hundred participants, and they were all men.
  • Apr 7, 2021
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