| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Any playwright can stick celebrity facsimiles together in a room; it takes real talent not only to render those portraits believable but also to invest the encounter with dramatic weight. In "One Night in Miami…," first-time scribe Kemp Powers...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:19 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — It is only golf, but Tiger Woods continues to stir emotions like religion or war, which are often the same thing.
He may be the most polarizing sports figure since Muhammad Ali during the Vietnam War.
Love Tiger or hate him,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Muhammad Ali's most fierce and important fight might have been outside the ring.
HBO's upcoming film "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" looks at the legal battle that ensued when the boxer refused to serve in the Vietnam War, a move that also saw him...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The Big Smoke
Penguin: 128 pp., $18 paper
Boxing may be a brutal blood sport, but its devotees range from ringside brawlers to ringside literary gentility such as Joyce Carol Oates. Boxing's...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Anderson Silva did more than a little clowning on Saturday night. And ever since, he's been getting clowned pretty good himself by everyone who saw his shocking knockout loss to Chris Weidman during UFC 162.
Check out the video above. Here is how The...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
When Superman first leaped onto the scene 75 years ago in “Action Comics” No. 1, he was the only game […]...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:27 AM
For the 29th annual Fantasy of the Opera Gala on Feb. 9, the Lyric's Guild Board transformed the Civic Opera House into 1920s Paris for this year's theme, "Midnight in Paris." More than 700 patrons in black-tie attire sipped Champagne among French-...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:08 PM
New operas don't often score knock-outs. But, if crowd response were the determining factor, "Approaching Ali" sure sounded like a champion Saturday night at the Kennedy Center, where Washington National Opera presented the premiere of this hour-long...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Pimlico Race Course
Cerro holds on for win in Canonero II Stakes
Odds-on favorite Cerro led to the far turn, allowed Dynamic Strike to move to his inside and battled that one the rest of the way to win the $75,000 Canonero II Stakes for 3-year-olds at...
| Jun 1, 2013
In his typical rhyming style, Muhammad Ali might call it something like "a whopper of an opera."
The legendary boxer, who floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, has inspired "Approaching Ali," a chamber opera with music by Carroll County...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Although technically apt, the title of the dry Supreme Court drama "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" refers not to any of the boxer's bouts in the ring, but rather to his legal battle for recognition as a conscientious objector. Helmer Stephen Frears...