Tennis Shoes, Tributes at Southeast Tennis and Learning Center 

November 4, 2019

Accolades and tributes abounded for community supporters, sports figures and political leaders, including Mayor Muriel Bowser, publicist Raymone Bain and NBA star Isiah Thomas.

A Celebration in Red: Washington Salutes the Nats With Epic Parade (photos)


Young and old descended on the District on Saturday to pay homage to the newly crowned champions of Major League Baseball.

Our Nationals, Now and Forever

October 31, 2019

Here in Washington, Wednesday’s game, we’re pretty sure, enveloped and drowned out the outside world, healed wounds and clamped down on the reality of political distraction and angry voices.

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

October 28, 2019

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

October 24, 2019

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

October 23, 2019

We won! Last night was the moment, when the Washington Nationals learned for sure that they were a National League Champion worthy of the name — that they could indeed beat anybody, anytime, and in many ways. Forget everything else. Forget the latest impeachment inquiry testimony and the responses to them. Forget President Donald Trump, Hillary […]

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

October 20, 2019

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

October 17, 2019

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)

October 15, 2019

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

October 10, 2019

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.