Everyone seems to have thoughts about the U.S. Women’s National Team hanging 13 goals on Thailand in their opening game of the 2019 Women’s World Cup. WTOP Digital Sports Editor Noah Frank says it’s worth putting what the team is fighting both for and against, on and off the field, in perspective.
Thursday night didn’t just bring an end to the NBA season, it marked the Warriors’ final home game in Oakland. If the team expects one of the most loyal fan bases in basketball to follow them across the bay, they might be in for a big surprise.
If you’re too young to remember or old enough to enjoy a blast from the past, here’s how it went down during the days of disco, when Washington was vying for an NBA championship.
Nobody likes a Dallas Cowboys fan from Southeast D.C. or a New York Yankees fan born and bred in Las Vegas — but what if they’re on to something? WTOP’s Rob Woodfork explores whether there’s actually some wisdom in being a bandwagon sports fan.
The Rays went into a weekend series against the mighty New York Yankees leading the AL East by a half-game. Never mind that Tampa Bay started the year with a penny-pinching payroll of just $60.6 million.
Major League Baseball’s excuse that weather was the reason attendance was down last year never held any water. Now that it’s down again, it’s worth revisiting the real reason the league is struggling to attract fans to the ballpark.
The Nationals’ abysmal start can’t be laid solely at the feet of manager Davey Martinez. But their overall failure to live up to anything close to their ambitions over the last two seasons can, and should be.
Virginia could have started over after last year’s loss to UMBC. Instead, they committed to who they already were and found redemption in a more perfect version of themselves.
Seven years after he helped the Nationals take back the park from invading Phillies fans, Bryce Harper stormed his old castle in his new colors and reclaimed South Capitol Street Tuesday night.
New Redskins safety Landon Collins won’t get to wear jersey No. 21 in Washington like his hero Sean Taylor did over a decade ago. WTOP’s Rob Woodfork says this is a missed opportunity to keep the late, great Taylor’s legacy alive.
The Nationals are poised to compete for another NL East crown in 2019, but they’ll do so without Bryce Harper. Thus marks the beginning of a new era of Washington baseball.
Virginia can’t outrun the history-making upset the Cavaliers found themselves on the wrong side of last year. That’s OK — slowing things down is what they do best anyway.
Ever since the failed RG3 experiment and subsequent mishandling of the Kirk Cousins situation, WTOP’s Rob Woodfork says the Redskins look like a team more afraid of making the wrong move at QB than finding the right one.
By hiring a broadcaster with special access to clubhouses around the league to advise their front office, the New York Mets have put a spotlight on what could be a growing concern for Major League Baseball.
WTOP’s Rob Woodfork says Kyler Murray’s height, weight and hand size — yes, hand size — are irrelevant to his prospects as a franchise NFL quarterback.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.