Joshua Needelman

Washington, D.C.

High school sports reporter

Education: University of Maryland, BA in Multiplatform Journalism

Joshua Needelman is a high school sports reporter for The Washington Post. He's a Long Island native and a University of Maryland graduate.
Latest from Joshua Needelman

Becky Lynch defeats Ronda Rousey, Charlotte Flair in first all-women WrestleMania main event

Lynch made history on Sunday night by winning the first all-women main event, as did Kofi Kingston, who became the second black man to own the WWE Championship belt.

April 8, 2019

The WWE has racial skeletons in its past. Can Kofi Kingston change its future?

With a starring role at WrestleMania 35, Kingston’s rise is intertwined with WWE's complicated racial history.

April 6, 2019

Seth Rollins wins Royal Rumble, books place in WrestleMania 35

Rollins won the men's Royal Rumble while Becky Lynch won the women's contest, and now all eyes are on WrestleMania.

January 28, 2019

WWE hosts first all-female pay-per-view show amid widespread criticism of Saudi Arabia partnership

Was WWE's Evolution show in Long Island a bit of history or an apology for its Saudi Arabia partnership?

October 29, 2018

WWE Summerslam 2018: Let the Ronda Rousey era begin; Roman reigns over Lesnar

The lines between narrative and reality will blur at the WWE's summer event.

August 19, 2018

National Cathedral girls take first place at Stotesbury Cup Regatta

The Gonzaga boys finish third at the marquee high school event.

May 19, 2018

Georgetown Prep edges defending champion Gonzaga to win Metros golf title

Landon and O’Connell finish third and fourth, respectively.

May 15, 2018

McLean, T.C. Williams win varsity eight rowing titles at VASRA championship

Highlanders’ win on the Occoquan River completes rise that started with their first eight boat in 2017; Titans cruise to first title since 2015.

May 12, 2018

Girls’ soccer Top 10: Potomac Falls enters rankings as postseason looms

The Panthers picked up a defining win to close the regular season.

May 9, 2018