D.C. Announces Bid to Host 2026 World Cup

If chosen, Washington will be one of 16 cities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico where matches will be played, in D.C.'s case at FedExField in Landover, Maryland.

District Planner and Builder Allen Lew Dies

After overseeing the creation of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Lew took charge of the baseball conversion of RFK Stadium and the construction of Nationals Park.

2 Losses We Can Ill Afford: Lehrer and Wootten

This past week, we lost two men we recognize as part of the city’s history and daily life; we lost the coach and we lost the newsman.   

Kobe Bryant’s Journey, Cut Short

A restless imagination allowed him to write children’s books, create foundations and schools and support women’s basketball with the same exuberance that he showed on the court.       

Standing Room Only at Ellington Field Meeting

On Jan. 15, close to 200 residents met with city officials from the Departments of Parks and Recreation, DC Public Schools and the Department of General Services about the field's future.

Hoyas Overwhelm St. John’s for 1st Big East Win (photos)

The Hoyas pulled away to a 87-66 win on Jan. 8 behind the scoring of Mac McClung (24 points) and Jamorko Pickett (18 points, 11 rebounds, 4 blocks).

Hoyas Drop American 80-60 for 6th Straight Win (photos)

The Georgetown University men's basketball team now heads into Big East play next week with an overall record improved to 10-3.

Hoyas Defeat Samford for 5th Consecutive Win (photos)

Center Omer Yurtseven scored a career-high 32 points to lead the Georgetown men's basketball team (9-3, Big East) to a 99-71 win on Dec. 21.

Hoyas Overcome Adversity to Defeat Syracuse (photos)

For the Hoyas, the 89-79 win over Syracuse follows victories over previously undefeated Oklahoma State and SMU on the road.

DC Chamber Honors Baseball Visionaries

Former Mayor Anthony Williams and others discussed the economic resurgence of D.C. after years of bad publicity and investors "running away" from their sales pitches for the city.