“The Unlikely Sports Capital.’’ That’s how Sports Illustrated described Washington and Baltimore and its charging baseball teams on the magazine’s Oct. 1 cover. But Washington area teams (Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Hoyas, Terrapins) have had their cover moments. Here’s when sports in the nation’s capital shone — at least for a while.
'Why RGIII = John Elway'The Redskins quaterback again graces the cover in a series of regional offerings entitled, "The New Kings," which also feature Colin Kaepernick, Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson.Sports Illustrated
A mass skiing competition in Russia, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the Northern Lights glow over Finland, former congressman John Dingell’s funeral in Washington and more images from around the world.