Nation's Football Classic is more than just a game

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The classic rivalry between HBCUs Howard and Morehouse bring a longstanding college football tradition back to the nation's capital. Full Story

Presto's Picks: Week 3

WTOP's Dave Preston has nailed 8 of 10 college football picks in each of the first two weeks. See who he has winning this Saturday. Full Story

Ovechkin declares himself ready

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin returned to D.C. and declared himself 100 percent healthy and ready for the season ahead. Full Story

A must-win in Week 2?

WTOP's George Wallace looks at what the Redskins needs to fix from their Week 1 loss in Houston to avoid an 0-2 start to the season. Full Story

Ricketts' NFL Sunday Forecast

WJLA meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts has your forecast for every game this Sunday, including the Redskins home opener at FedExField. Full Story

Photo Galleries

  • In our first DMV Game of the Week, Gonzaga College High School took on Centreville High School in a match-up of top-ranked programs.
  • The WTOP staff predicts the national champion, the playoff field, sleepers and the most overrated teams.
  • Jose Canseco is one of the most entertaining athletes to follow on Twitter. We sample some of his greatest work.
  • The Washington Redskins Training Camp is underway in Richmond, Virginia.
  • The inaugural DC FootGolf Open took place at LakeRidge Golf Course in Woodbridge, Virginia on Saturday, July 19.
  • The Brompton U.S. Championship bike race took place on Sunday, July 13 at RFK Stadium.
  • The Washington Kastles kick off their home season as they take aim at their fifth World Team Tennis title in eight years.
  • As the world's biggest sporting event gets underway, see photos from people around the world watching the 2014 World Cup.
  • Red Bull Global Rallycross made its D.C. debut, bringing motorsports back to the District for the first time in 12 years.
  • The WTOP staff shares their picks for a champion, how well the U.S. will fare, and dark horses at the 2014 World Cup.
  • Little League is marking its 75th anniversary.
  • Actor and Redskins fan Matthew McConaughey visits with Robert Griffin III.
  • The songs that help motivate the Washington Nationals players before they bat.
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Mets no match for Nationals _ again

Niese makes 1 big mistake in Mets' 3-0 loss to NL East-leading Nationals

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 06:22pm EDT

Hurt again, RG3 watches Redskins top Jaguars 41-10

Hurt again: Robert Griffin III has dislocated ankle, watches Redskins' 41-10 win over Jaguars

Updated 41 minutes, 51 seconds ago

No respite for NFL as injuries strike

No respite from difficult start to season as injuries strikes stars

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Hurt again, RG3 watches Redskins top Jaguars 41-10

Hurt again: Robert Griffin III has dislocated ankle, watches Redskins' 41-10 win over Jaguars

Updated 41 minutes, 51 seconds ago

No respite for NFL as injuries strike

No respite from difficult start to season as injuries strikes stars

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NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever

Rice, Peterson, Goodell: Bad news keeps coming, and NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 04:52pm EDT

Pearce, Harrison among game's biggest surprises

Pearce, Harrison among baseball's biggest surprises; both have impacted playoff races

Updated 30 minutes, 39 seconds ago

Orioles rally to beat Yankees 3-2

No matter what the situation and regardless of who's at the plate, the Baltimore Orioles believe they're going to win.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 12:19am EDT

Vikings reinstate special teams coach Priefer

Vikings reinstate suspended special teams coach Mike Priefer after 2-game absence

Updated 27 minutes, 58 seconds ago

Dream Team, Barcelona Games continue to impact NBA

Birthplace of global hoops: NBA still riding momentum of Dream Team, 1992 Barcelona Games

Updated 30 minutes, 35 seconds ago

SEC West dominant through early weeks of season

SEC West dominant with only 1 loss through early weeks of season

Updated 30 minutes, 40 seconds ago

Mariota keeps adding to his highlight reel

Another Mariota Moment: Oregon's QB adds a touchdown flip to already impressive season

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 08:46pm EDT

Dream Team, Barcelona Games continue to impact NBA

Birthplace of global hoops: NBA still riding momentum of Dream Team, 1992 Barcelona Games

Updated 30 minutes, 35 seconds ago

Lightning halts Rams-Bucs game

Rams-Buccaneers game stopped in second quarter because of lightning

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 06:20pm EDT

McIlroy fades in season finale, Horschel wins

Weary McIlroy fades in final round of Tour Championship, Billy Horschel claims big-money win

Updated 30 minutes, 50 seconds ago

Lepchenko beats Rogowska to advance at Korea Open

Varvara Lepchenko defeats Olivia Rogowska to advance to 2nd round at Korea Open

Updated 01 minutes, 19 seconds ago

Keselowski locks up spot in Sprint Cup's Round 2

Survive and advance: Keselowski earns a bye, Gordon is close and a few others on the bubble

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