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Wizards splurge to bring back core

For the most part, the Washington Wizards’ offseason was uneventful. Veterans Jodie Meeks and Mike Scott were added for depth to a Wizards bench that struggled last season. Undrafted free agents Devin Robinson and Michael Young were signed to two-way contracts, so they will fight to make the team. The Wizards’ biggest news this summer

OJ Simpson released from prison

O.J. Simpson, the infamous former football star, was freed on parole September 30th after nine years in Nevada state prison. Simpson was indicted for armed robbery and put into the Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada. Exactly 13 years after his acquittal in 1995 in Los Angeles, Simpson was convicted for armed robbery: On September

Iconic DC arena changes name

Monumental Sports & Entertainment currently owns the 20,000 seat arena, formerly known as the Verizon Center, which hosts a variety of events year round. These events range from professional basketball, hockey, and indoor football games, to concerts for world famous artists including Drake and Adele. In 2016, the Verizon Center hosted 218 total events and

Football team surrounded by uncertainty

 The Wilson Tigers football team enters the upcoming 2017 season surrounded by uncertainty. Last season proved a success, as the Tigers went 9-2 and made it to the Turkey Bowl, but fell short yet again. The Tigers squad was led by All-Met selections, Sean Savoy, Steven Williams Jr., and Khaleb Coleman, it was inevitable that

FC Barcelona announces partnership with DCIAA

On the same day that FC Barcelona defeated Manchester United in the International Champions Cup, the DC Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) announced its partnership with the FC Barcelona Foundation. DCIAA made the announcement on July 26 at Roosevelt High School in front of representatives from public middle and high school soccer teams across the city.

Five Nationals named to all star game

Four out of the nine players in the starting lineup for the National League in this year’s All-Star Game were Nationals. With one of the league’s most explosive offenses and best pitching staffs, it was no surprise that the Nats were so well-represented in Miami. Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman, Daniel Murphy, and Max Scherzer all

Orioles star faces racism in Boston

On May 1, the Baltimore Orioles played the Boston Red Sox at historic Fenway Park in Boston. Adam Jones stepped out onto the same field where players such as Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, and David Ortiz made names for themselves. He ran to his position in center field, where he has played for 12 years

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