A college basketball broadcaster was fired after comparing players to “Antifa after a riot,” and he isn’t apologizing for saying it.
A House committee has invited former Washington Football Team employees to speak at a roundtable event next week on Capitol Hill — the latest development in a monthslong inquiry into the NFL’s handling of its investigation of the Burgundy and Gold’s workplace misconduct.
Here come the Cincinnati Bengals, who had lost eight straight playoff games since their last victory 31 years ago. Awaiting them at loud, sometimes intimidating Arrowhead Stadium will be the Kansas City Chiefs, in their fourth consecutive AFC championship game and seeking their third trip in a row to the Super Bowl.
LeBron James will return to Cleveland as an All-Star Game captain, and Ja Morant and Andrew Wiggins are headed there as first-time selections.
Aminu Mohammed is one of the Big East’s top individual talents. He just so happens to play for the team at the bottom of the conference. No matter. Mohammed has put himself on track to be selected in the NBA draft if he decides to be a one-and-done. The versatile Mohammad appears in several mock drafts based on the combination of his current productivity at Georgetown and his high ceiling.
Capitals winger Garnet Hathaway didn’t take long after the final horn Wednesday to show his frustration — either with Sharks forward Jonah Gadjovich or with Washington’s poor play in the month of January.
Every Wizard had their own way to process Tuesday’s unfathomable 116-115 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers — a loss that saw Washington blow a 35-point lead, marking the second-largest collapse in the NBA’s play-by-play era (1996-97). With two weeks until the NBA’s trade deadline on Feb. 10, the Wizards are far removed from the hot 10-3 start that caught the league by surprise
The Cheated Generation finally got handed the check Tuesday. Their heroes, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, were passed over by baseball writers for the National Baseball Hall of Fame for the 10th and final time — and it was like that moment when the mark realizes he’s just been scammed: Pain. Anger. Lingering disbelief and delusion.
In 1991, the Redskins went 14-2, sported a top-rated offense and defense and were so dominant that they never trailed in a playoff game. The Burgundy and Gold outscored teams by a total of 261 points, the NFL’s third-highest point differential in the Super Bowl era (1966).