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

RG3, Charles among big names injured in Week 2

Ouch! Busy day for trainers as RG3, Charles, Green among big names injured in Week 2

Updated 09 minutes, 28 seconds ago

Another injury for RG3; Redskins top Jaguars 41-10

Another serious injury for RG3, who dislocates ankle early in Redskins' 41-10 win over Jaguars

Updated 11 minutes, 14 seconds ago
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RG3, Charles among big names injured in Week 2

Ouch! Busy day for trainers as RG3, Charles, Green among big names injured in Week 2

Updated 09 minutes, 28 seconds ago

Another injury for RG3; Redskins top Jaguars 41-10

Another serious injury for RG3, who dislocates ankle early in Redskins' 41-10 win over Jaguars

Updated 11 minutes, 14 seconds ago
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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

Jeter honored before finale at Camden Yards

Speaking before New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter played his final game at Camden Yards, Orioles manager Buck Showalter summed up Baltimore's feeling in one simple sentence: "We're really excited he's retiring."

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 10:11pm EDT

Angels' 10-game streak ends in 6-1 loss to Astros

Angels' hitters finally slowed by Dallas Keuchel; LA's 10-game win streak ends 6-1 vs Houston

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 09:12pm EDT

RG3, Charles among big names injured in Week 2

Ouch! Busy day for trainers as RG3, Charles, Green among big names injured in Week 2

Updated 09 minutes, 28 seconds ago

Jay Cutler rallies Bears past 49ers in fourth

Jay Cutler throws 3 fourth-quarter TD passes, rallies Bears past 49ers 28-20

Updated 10 minutes, 35 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

SEC with 5 teams in top 10 of AP poll

South Carolina moves up to No. 14 in AP poll, giving SEC unprecedented 7 teams in top 15

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 06:30pm EDT

Hawks apologize for racially charged comments

Hawks apologize, say organization 'did not do the right thing' to end racially charged words

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 04:18pm EDT

Lightning halts Rams-Bucs game

Rams-Buccaneers game stopped in second quarter because of lightning

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

Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup

Billy Horschel ends playoff run with a $10 million jackpot at East Lake

Updated 09 minutes, 29 seconds ago

Isner, Querrey win; US beats Slovakia in Davis Cup

Isner, Querrey win again as US sweeps Slovakia in Davis Cup World Group playoff

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 09:28pm EDT

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Brad Keselowski takes opening race to advance into 2nd round of NASCAR's Chase

Updated 11 minutes, 09 seconds ago
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