‘Magic Mahomes’ leads Kansas City Chiefs to first Super Bowl win in 50 years

MIAMI — With the Kansas City Chiefs trailing the San Francisco 49ers by double digits in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LIV, Patrick Mahomes was tasked to with a daunting mission. No starting quarterback in league history had ever…

Star safety calls playing for Washington his “dream”

WASHINGTON – Washington’s NFL team recently made a big move in free agency, signing safety Landon Collins to a six-year, $84 million contract. Collins, 25, had already made the Pro Bowl three times and was a member of the AP…

Washington trades for another quarterback

WASHINGTON – Washington’s NFL team has agreed to a trade with the Denver Broncos for quarterback Case Keenum, who has one year remaining on his contract. Washington will send a sixth-round pick in the 2020 draft and receive a 2020…

Baltimore Ravens trade longtime quarterback Joe Flacco to the Denver Broncos

The Baltimore Ravens have agreed in principle to trade quarterback Joe Flacco to the Denver Broncos. The trade cannot go through until the new league year, which begins March 13.

Maryland native Hollins took complex route to NFL

BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota — As a senior playing for the Wootton High School football team in Rockville, Maryland, wide receiver Mack Hollins dressed in a suit and tie and carried a briefcase around school everyday. All of his friends questioned his…

Pro sports leagues, teams spend millions lobbying Washington

Since 1999, professional sports organizations in the United States have spent at least $41.3 million lobbying Washington on a range of bills and issues, a Capital News Service analysis found.

Deep pass struggles doom Flacco in worst season of career

Joe Flacco is having the worst season of his career, ranking as one of the league’s worst passers in 2017, a Capital News Service analysis found. This can be attributed, in part, to his reluctance to throw passes deep down field, an early-career trademark that helped him win a Super Bowl in 2012.

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 10: Hot take rebuttal, Jay Gruden coaching tree, Ravens midseason report

This is the 10th episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka.

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 7: Nats post-mortem, the D.C. sports curse and Wizards’ debut

This is the seventh episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka. We approach Washington and Baltimore professional sports from an outsider’s perspective and have data-driven discussions.

Local Youth Receive Hands-On Lessons From Former NFL Players

In advance of this week’s Congressional football game at Gallaudet College, some retired NFL players helped with some hands-on training for a lucky group of elementary and middle school students from around the region.

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