WTOP’s Senior Sports Director Dave Johnson says all the carefully worded statements from University of Maryland officials regarding the death of Jordan McNair won’t bring the 19-year-old offensive lineman back to life.
The Washington Valor and the Baltimore Brigade — two teams owned by Ted Leonsis — will play in the 2018 Arena Bowl 7 p.m. Saturday night at Royal Farms Arena in downtown Baltimore.
Capital Gazette writer and editor John McNamara was one of the victims of the newsroom shootings that claimed the lives of five people. WTOP’s Dave Johnson remembers the man, the work and his impact.
Wayne Rooney is permitted to train with United, which opens up the possibility that he could be on the team sheet for the July 14 opening game at Audi Field.
WTOP’s Dave Johnson said whether people in D.C. realize it now or not, the area is a lot more confident today. All things are possible because a hockey team reminded us it’s OK to believe.
The Washington Capitals showed hustle. They showed heart. And they continue to make history. WTOP Senior Sports Director Dave Johnson believes the Caps success is linked to how they connect off the ice.
There will be a Game 7 in the Caps NHL Eastern Conference Final Series on Wednesday and the Capitals probably would not want it any other way. WTOP’s Dave Johnson says the team seems to be at its best when things look their worst.
The series with the Lightning is not over, but the Capitals have a swagger without being obnoxious. They are relaxed, but energized. They are determined, but not desperate.
DeAngelo Hall now says he hasn’t retired. “However I do think I’ve played my last football game,” he tweeted.
Sources tell WTOP the deal is close, but not complete. If the deal goes through Wayne Rooney would join D.C. United July 10 when the summer transfer window opens and in time for the opening of the team’s new stadium Audi Field on July 14.
There is about to be a leadership change in D.C. The Redskins are set to welcome a new starting quarterback and WTOP Senior Sports Director Dave Johnson believes the move was necessary.
Kirk Cousins’ long-term future has been speculated about for the last several years. Here’s why he’ll end up back in Washington next season.
D.C.’s iconic RFK Stadium hosted football and baseball for years. But the stadium was also the site of soccer history going back to the 1960s and helped introduce to Americans a sport that the rest of the world simply calls football. See photos of the greatest soccer moments at RFK, from the Washington Diplomats to D.C. United.
Pitcher Gio Gonzalez will start for the Nationals Thursday in Game 5 in the National League Division Series.
After a rain delay, questions about pitcher Stephen Strasburg’s health and a firestorm of social media reaction to the news that Tanner Roark would be taking over pitching duties, the Nationals announced Strasburg would start as pitcher in Wednesday night’s game after all.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.