The Wimbledon Men’s Final: Jaw-Dropping Tennis

July 15, 2019

For those watching at the bar of Georgetown’s Martin’s Tavern around 2 p.m. on July 14, amid a friendly crowd, the cries of “Great shot!” were soon overtaken by a wave of wows and OMGs.

ANC Meeting Heats Up Over Jelleff

July 3, 2019

Chairman Rick Murphy said he had just heard at 4 p.m. about decision by DC Public Schools to transfer to DPR its administrative oversight of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts playing field.

Democrats Dominate Again at Congressional Baseball Game (photos)

June 27, 2019

The game, with some interruption, dates back to 1909, when William Howard Taft was president. With the win, the Democrats evened the series at 42-42 with one tie.

Congressional Women, Press Play Ball for Charity (photos)

June 21, 2019

This year’s game, held on June 19 at Watkins Recreation Center on Capitol Hill, raised $358,000 for the Young Survival Coalition to assist young adults affected by breast cancer.

Middleburg Spring Races: Family Fun for Horse Lovers

April 22, 2019

The trophies given out at the end of each race in the race tower paddock were handed to laughing family owners of all ages, from grandpas to great-grandchildren in spring dresses and jeans.

The Shoeless Joys of Opening Day

March 28, 2019

Sports, it always turns out, is the Band-Aid, the nurse, the cool glass of water at the end of a hot day, the reward for the unrewarding job, the passion injected into the lives that may not have enough. 

In the Midst of March Madness

March 18, 2019

For fans and superfans of college basketball of all ages, this was the day and night of reckoning, followed by Monday morning analysis: the official opening of March Madness.

Hoyas Beat Defending Champs Villanova, 85-73 (photos)

February 21, 2019

The Feb. 20 win was the first for the Hoyas (16-10, 6-7 Big East) over a ranked opponent since 2017, and Ewing’s first against a top-25 opponent in eight tries.

Frank Robinson: A Life of Numbers and So Much More

February 9, 2019

The lives and deaths of athletes, especially baseball players, seem to be about numbers, stats, plaques and titles and records. Baseball seems to love to remember itself and its legends […]

More of the Same for the Patriots

February 4, 2019

Sunday’s game seemed like the last set in a three-part package — all three featuring a devastating, almost perfectly executed touchdown drive that was nearly awe-inspiring in its efficiency.