Later Thursday, the Washington Redskins will fly all the way across the Atlantic to London, the capital of England to take on the Cincinnati Bengals.
The Wizards play in an atmosphere at the Verizon Center that is neither loud nor exciting nor collegiate in any way. They have earned that atmosphere.
General manager Mike Rizzo said Stephen Strasburg will be “full-go” during the offseason and into spring training.
The Union Jacks were lowered and the NFL shield was raised as famed Regent Street once again prepared for an American takeover.
Dwight Howard dominated the boards in his Atlanta debut, Paul Millsap scored 28 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. ignited the new-look Hawks to a 114-99 victory over the Washington Wizards in their season opener Thursday night.
Matteo Mancosu scored twice and the Montreal Impact beat D.C. United 4-2 in an MLS Cup Playoffs knockout match Thursday night.
After going 3-9 last season and winning only one Big Ten game, Maryland now needs one victory to become bowl eligible.
Coach Jay Gruden announced that cornerback Josh Norman and tight end Jordan Reed will travel to London for Sunday’s Redskins game against the Cincinnati Bengals — though it’s still not clear if either will play.
Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has received a four-year extension on his contract, which now runs through the 2022-23 season.
The Fall Classic returns to one of baseball’s iconic ballparks on Friday when the Cubs and Indians face off in Game 3 after splitting the first two nights in chilly Cleveland. It’s the first World Series game at Wrigley since Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg helped the Detroit Tigers to a 9-3 victory in Game 7 on October 10, 1945 .
A jury awarded a former Penn State assistant football coach $7.3 million in damages Thursday, finding the university defamed him after it became public that his testimony helped prosecutors charge Jerry Sandusky with child molestation.
Jake Arrieta made a teasing run at history, Kyle Schwarber drove in two runs and the Chicago Cubs brushed off a shutout to even the World Series with their first Fall Classic win in 71 years, 5-1 over the Cleveland Indians in Game 2 on Wednesday night.