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Baseball Twitter buzzes about Orioles’ surprising start, Harper being booed

The Nationals and Orioles are heading in opposite directions in the early part of the 2019 season.

Local Special Olympian’s family worries about possible loss of federal funding

Desiree Holland, 48, is a Special Olympics champion. Her mother says she’s been participating in the games since she was 8. But Desiree’s mother also says she worries about the impact a possible loss of federal funds might have on the program.

Hopeful fans turn out for the start of the Nationals season

Opening Day brought fans from all over to Nationals Park. Some came for the classic ballpark snacks and others for the impressive pitching matchup.

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…

Terps’ loss to LSU one of March Madness’ best games this tournament

The Terrapins loss to LSU in the third round of NCAA March Madness was one of the most memorable games of the tournament thus far.

Washington Wizards hanging around in battle for eighth seed

WASHINGTON – The Wizards picked up an important 100-90 victory over the Orlando Magic Wednesday night, leaving them 3-and-a-half games back of the Miami Heat for the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Despite having the eighth-worst record in…

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…

Nationals fans turn in Bryce Harper shirts for a shot of goodwill

After seven seasons with the Washington Nationals, Bryce Harper has taken his bat and moved on to the Philadelphia Phillies with the biggest contract in baseball history. But one D-C business is offering fans a way to turn in their Harper swag and help others along the way.

First female NAHL president hopes for ‘hometown’ team in Md.

After a 35-year career in sales and marketing in which she lived all across the country working for the likes of Disney and ESPN, Robyn Remick was hired in October as president of the Tier II junior hockey team, becoming the first female president in the North American Hockey League’s 24-year history.

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.