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The Joint Was Jumping at the Washington International Horse Show (photos)

Many of the premier riders in show jumping — along with the young stars of the future — gathered for the 61st annual Washington International Horse Show, held at Capital One Arena between Oct. 22 and 27.

And Now This: Nats 12, Astros 3

Athletes — certainly this bunch of Nationals and their irrepressible manager Dave Martinez — can sometimes at the height of triumphant effort make politicians look like, well, mere politicians.     

The Nats’ First World Series Win: Cherish the Moment

We won! Last night was the moment, when the Washington Nationals learned for sure that they were a National League Champion worthy of the...

Defense to the Rescue: Hoyas Defeat Lafayette, 14-10 (photos)

The Georgetown University victory, on Oct. 19 at Cooper Field, was a needed win after last week's stunning loss to Fordham in the final seconds.

The Nationals News Sure Beats the National News

The dichotomy of real-world angst and political conflict on the one hand and success on field and court on the other feels especially up close and personal in Washington.

Fordham’s Late Heroics Spoil Hoyas Homecoming (photos)

The tight game had a bit of everything, including three blocked kicks and a rare Georgetown two-point runback of a botched Fordham extra point. The loss broke a four-game Hoyas winning streak.

The Salve of Baseball

For Washington baseball fans who treat the box score as a bible, who live in a city where political bloodletting is a condition not an event, we woke to baseball in a morning made joyful.

Running Legend Jim Ryun Kicks Off 5th Annual Navy Mile in DC (photos)

Former world's top middle distance runner Jim Ryun helped kick off the 5th Annual Navy Mile along Pennsylvania Ave, NW in Washington D.C. on...

GU Football: Hoyas Shut Out Cardinals at Home (photos)

The Sept. 14 game was the first meeting between the crosstown rivals in 26 years in the battle for the Steven Dean Memorial Trophy.

Hoyas Crush Marist in Football Home Opener (photos)

The Hoyas gained 424 total yards (272 on the ground) and scored their most points in a game, 43, since 2011 (also against Marist).