D.C. is experiencing an uptick in violent crime this summer that has local officials scratching their heads. Mayor Muriel Bowser blames the increase partly on synthetic drug use, while Police Chief Cathy Lanier rejects the notion it’s part of a ‘Ferguson effect’ and has vowed to address the sale of the drug.
On July 5, the United States Women’s National Soccer Team completed a Women's World Cup run that saw them clinch a third Women’s World Cup title with a 5-2 win over Japan. The U.S. women dominated from start to finish, igniting passionate celebrations across the country.
The widely popular Netflix television show “House of Cards” is loved by Capitol Hill and White House junkies nationwide, but there’s another place on Pennsylvania Avenue that might be getting its own fictional web series: The John A. Wilson Building.
Although I say this all the time, June is the best time for sports fans. Out of the four major leagues in the US (NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB) two are playing their championship series, one is in full swing and the other is about to start their training camps. On top of that, the Women’s World Cup is happening. What a time to be alive. Here’s what I saw this week in sports.
A lot happened in the past week of sports, and that’s an understatement. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch turned FIFA upside down, two marquee franchises fired their coaches and the NBA and NHL are about to play out their championship series. Here’s what caught my eye in the world of sports this week.
For sports fans, the month of May ushers in a wave of excitement: NBA and NHL teams will play out their conference finals in the coming days, the MLB and the MLS seasons are in full swing and NFL teams have started preparing for the start of training camp. Here are five things that caught my eye this week in the world of sports.