Skip to content

Breaking News

Flashpoint Ferguson: Latest news on crisis roiling U.S.

Sports

Featured Articles

Maryland forward Damonte Dodd, right, tries to make a move to the basket against Iowa State guard Naz Long (15) and Georges Niang, back left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Maryland beats No. 13 Iowa St 72-63 in CBE Classic

- Associated Press

Jared Nickens and Jake Layman scored 15 points apiece to lead a balanced attack, and Maryland beat No. 13 Iowa State 72-63 on Tuesday night in the championship game of the CBE Classic.

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket past Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Washington. (Associated Press)

Wizards fall to Hawks, 106-102

- Associated Press

Surely, everybody can’t have a so-so night. At some point, in an NBA game, somebody has to develop that hot hand that leads one team or the other toward victory, right?

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (Associated Press)

Alabama, Florida State, Oregon, Mississippi State hold top 4 spots

- Associated Press

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals.

Capitals defenseman Mike Green sustained what the team is referring to as an upper-body injury in the Capitals' loss to Buffalo on Sunday. He'll be replaced by Jack Hillen. (Associated Press)

Jack Hillen hopes Capitals defense doesn’t skip a beat

- The Washington Times

It’s been nearly seven weeks since Jack Hillen last took the ice for the Washington Capitals, missing game after game after game as a healthy scratch and relegated to watching his teammates from the press box or the dressing room.

Newly acquired Boston Red Sox free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval smilies as he is introduced to the media at Fenway Park Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez join Red Sox

- Associated Press

Sandoval helps fill a hole in the Red Sox lineup for a third baseman and a left-handed bat. Ramirez, who played shortstop and a little third base with the Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers, is expected to move to left field.

Related Articles

Martin Hanzal (11), of the Czech Republic, skates past goalie Mike Smith (41) after Hanzal knocked the puck past his own goalie as Coyotes' David Schlemko, back left, skates in from behind during overtime of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz.  The Avalanche's Daniel Briere was credited with the game-winning goal and the Avalanche defeated the Coyotes 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Briere's OT goal lifts Avalanche over Coyotes

- Associated Press

The bounces and the breaks that went against the Colorado Avalanche in the first period went their way late in a comeback victory over the Arizona Coyotes.

NBA Calendar

- Associated Press

Jan. 5 - 10-day contracts can be signed.

NHL Capsules

- Associated Press

James Neal scored the only goal of a six-round shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.

FILE - This 2014, file photo shows Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals baseball team. The Chicago White Sox and first baseman Adam LaRoche have agreed to terms on a two-year, $25 million contract. The team said Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014,  that the 35-year-old player will receive $12 million next year and $13 million in 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

White Sox announce deal with LaRoche

Associated Press

When Adam LaRoche was a kid, he used to hang with his father at old Comiskey Park when Dave was a coach with the Chicago White Sox.

Italian sides in good shape in Europa League

- Associated Press

While Italian teams struggle to advance in the Champions League, Serie A could have a clean sweep of representatives in the knockout stage of the Europa League after the fifth round of group games.

NHL Calendar

- Associated Press

Jan. 1 - Winter Classic: Chicago at Washington.

Barcelona's Gerard Pique fights for the ball with APOEL's Gustavo Manduca during a Champions League Group F soccer match between APOEL and FC Barcelona at GSP stadium, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

Lahm among 3 Germany defenders on shortlist

Associated Press

World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm is among three Germany defenders nominated by professional players for selection in the FIFA FIFPro World XI.

Irish jockey banned 6 months for cocaine positive

Associated Press

An Irish flat-racing jockey has been banned for six months after testing positive for traces of cocaine he says were contained in herbal tea that he bought to soothe a skin condition.

NBA Capsules

- Associated Press

Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 114-97 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.

FILE - This July 4, 2013, file photo shows a U.S. flag, in the shape of the country, in the outfield before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Milwaukee Brewers at Nationals Park in Washington. The city of political polarization is hoping an Olympic bid can bring everyone together. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally, File)

DC Olympic bid touts 'unity' over dysfunction

- Associated Press

Place your hands together in just the right way, with thumbs overlapping and the other fingers pointing to the sky, and you've created the symbol for 2024 Olympics in the nation's capital.