In the little more than 20 years since major pro sports arrived in this town, Julius Peppers has little competition as the most polarizing pro sports figure.
Redskins starting left tackle Trent Williams hurt his left knee in Washington's 16-13 overtime victory over Green Bay.
Ray Rice ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns, and the Baltimore Ravens frustrated Denver Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton in a 31-17 victory Sunday.
Playing the first meaningful game on Verizon Center ice after the team's stunning first-round elimination in last year's playoffs, the Washington Capitals returned Saturday night for the team's home opener, turning in a 7-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed Sunday that the league is looking into allegations Vikings quarterback Brett Favre sent racy messages and lewd photos to a game hostess when he played for the Jets in 2008.
Chris Johnson scored a pair of 1-yard touchdowns in the fourth quarter, lifting the Tennessee Titans to a 34-27 victory over the mistake-prone Dallas Cowboys.
San Francisco rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Brooks Conrad's third error of the game to claim the lead in the NL division series Sunday.
Gary Kubiak has been worrying all week.
The Green Bay Packers say quarterback Aaron Rodgers got a concussion against the Washington Redskins.