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  • Watch Sunday Night Football: Giants vs. Cowboys

    The Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants meet in an early-season NFC East showdown. Both teams lost in Week 1 and will try to avoid starting 0-2 on Sunday Night Football.Watch Live on NBC Sports.Photo Credit: Getty Images
  • Redskins Home Opener Kicks Off Sunday

    The Redskins play their first home game of the season on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. News4's Derrick Ward reports from the tailgate party at FedExField.
  • Mystics Guard Calls Out Sports Bar for Refusing to Show Game

    The Washington Mystics fought hard to make it to the WNBA finals for the first time in franchise history. But in the midst of championships, guard Natasha Cloud is fighting for something else: Respect for...Photo Credit: Getty Images
  • Cubs Ask MLB to Change DC Game Ahead of Hurricane Florence

    The Chicago Cubs might be looking to battle the Washington Nationals in a makeup game, but they’re not looking to battle Mother Nature too.Photo Credit: Getty Images
  • D.C. United v Olimpia of Honduras to Stream on NBCWashington

    NBC4 and Telemundo44 will be livestreaming the upcoming game between D.C. United and Club Deportivo Olimpia, commonly known as Olimpia, a professional club from the top tier in Honduras.Photo Credit: Getty Images
  • Boos at US Open Final Left Winner Naomi Osaka 'a Little Bit Sad'

    Naomi Osaka didn't see what caused the uproar during the U.S. Open final she was playing against her idol, Serena Williams, so she was confused when it left the crowd booing — apparently for her.Williams'...Photo Credit: Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.
  • Celtics' Jabari Bird Faces Domestic Abuse, Kidnapping Charge

    Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird was involved in a domestic incident last night and now faces several charges, including strangulation and kidnapping, according to a statement from Boston police.Police...Photo Credit: AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File
  • Hilarious Tweets Abound During Nationals-Cubs Rain Delay

    The game between the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals was delayed due to rain, and fans had some fun cracking jokes during the lengthy delay.Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.
  • Maryland Stuns No. 23 Texas 34-29 for Interim Coach Canada

    Maryland emerged from a trying offseason with an emotionally charged 34-29 upset of No. 23 Texas on Saturday, shaking off a lengthy weather delay to provide Matt Canada a satisfying victory in his debut at the Terrapins' interim coach. After blowing a 24-7 lead, Maryland forced three turnovers in the final 6:09 and scored the game's final 10 points to stun the Longhorns in the opener for the second year in a row. This one was even more impressive because of what the Terrapins endured this...
  • Look Inside: Michael Young's Home Hits Auction Block Today

    Former Texas Ranger Michael Young has put his University Park home up for auction. The five bedroom, seven bath home will hit the auction block on September 1, with no reserve.Photo Credit: Shoot2Sell
  • After Death, Scandal, Maryland Opens Season Against Texas

    Maryland plays the team's first game without Jordan McNair, an offensive lineman who died after a team practice. Amid an investigation into the team leaders, the team faces Texas on Saturday.
  • Arbitrator Sends Kaepernick's Grievance Against NFL to Trial

    An arbitrator is sending Colin Kaepernick's grievance with the NFL to trial, denying the league's request to throw out the quarterback's claims that owners conspired to keep him out of the league because of his...Photo Credit: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP
  • Despite Evidence, Some Cast Doubt on CTE-Football Link

    While both the NFL and researchers acknowledge that there is a link between chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, and playing football, some steadfast skeptics are still trying to muddy the science and raise...Photo Credit: Getty Images/PhotoAlto, File
  • Former Eagles Player Charged With Insider Trading

    Former Eagles player Mychal Kendricks is facing federal insider trading charges, according to Philadelphia-based U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain.Photo Credit: Getty Images
  • Friday Night Lights Start to Dim on High School Football

    Fewer high school students are joining football teams, even though more students are playing high school sports on the whole, NBC News reported.Participation in football has declined 7 percent since the...Photo Credit: The Washington Post/Getty Images
  • Former UMd AD Hired Lawyer for Players Accused of Misconduct

    A former University of Maryland athletic director used athletic department funds to pay for a lawyer to represent two football players accused of sexual misconduct, the university has announced months after the former director's mysterious resignation. University administration first learned that Kevin Anderson had hired the attorney when the athletic department received an invoice in Aug. 2017, the university said in a statement Thursday.  UMd. AD Taking 6-Month Sabbatical Maryland's student...
  • Working Mom Serena Williams Prepares for US Open Return

    After missing the 2017 U.S. Open to give birth to her first child, Serena Williams is ready to return to the court next week — as a working mom."I never wanted to hang up my racket," Williams said in a "Today"...Photo Credit: Tony Avelar/AP, File This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.