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House Democrats press NFL for emails and answers about Washington Football Team probe

Two House Democrats pressed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to provide Congress with the findings of the league’s investigation, adding to pressure already on NFL officials in the wake of leaked emails containing homophobic, misogynistic and racist language.
  • Oct 21, 2021

State-by-state rating system gives college recruits road map to evaluate NIL laws

Amid a patchwork of state laws governing athletes' rights to profit from their name, image and likeness, the National College Players Association's ratings show which laws make the grade.
  • Oct 21, 2021

Q&A with Ramogi Huma: Why Congress should be addressing way more than NIL

The founder and executive director of the National College Players Association says the real crisis is player health and safety, players being stuck with medical bills, poor graduation rates and the lack of economic justice.
  • Oct 6, 2021

Back at Talladega, Bubba Wallace becomes the first Black NASCAR Cup winner since 1963

Bubba Wallace found vindication and validation in his landmark NASCAR win, which came nearly 58 years after Wendell Scott's landmark victory.
  • Oct 4, 2021

Washington’s Citi Open extends title sponsorship through 2023 in wake of sellout 2021 event

After the D.C. tournament was canceled in 2020, the presence of star Rafael Nadal drove sell-out crowds this summer.
  • Sep 21, 2021

Daniil Medvedev ends Novak Djokovic’s Grand Slam quest with a rout in the U.S. Open final

Novak Djokovic's chase for a 21st major title and a Grand Slam came to an end at the hands of second-seed Daniil Medvedev, who won his first major in straight sets.
  • Sep 12, 2021

D.C.'s Robin Montgomery, 17, sweeps U.S. Open junior girls’ singles, doubles titles

The Washington native became the first American to win the U.S. Open junior girls' singles and doubles titles in the same year since Lindsay Davenport in 1992.
  • Sep 11, 2021

From qualifier to champ, Emma Raducanu tops fellow teen Leylah Fernandez in U.S. Open final

Raducanu, 18, won a fiercely contested battle of brave shot-making and defensive grit, 6-4, 6-3, to claim the U.S. Open championship.
  • Sep 11, 2021

Novak Djokovic’s Grand Slam quest is alive and well, and he will meet Daniil Medvedev in U.S. Open final

Novak Djokovic, the top-seeded Serb, is one win from capturing tennis's first Grand Slam since Rod Laver in 1969, Daniil Medvedev stands in his way.
  • Sep 10, 2021

U.S. Open women’s final is a contrast of styles — and a potential preview of sport’s future

Leylah Fernandez, 19, and Emma Raducanu, 18, have stormed into the final, fueled by belief and shot-making.
  • Sep 10, 2021