A new home for D.C. United
Aug 3, 2018

A new home for D.C. United

Beyond the decade of grunt work devoted to location selection, political negotiations and market research, it took about $250 million in private funds, plus $150 million in public contributions, for D.C. to finally get a permanent soccer venue.

For soccer’s newest hotbed, look due south
Aug 3, 2018

For soccer’s newest hotbed, look due south

Picture 70,000 screaming fans, packed into a shining jewel of a football stadium, watching the world’s game. Is this St. Petersburg, Russia? Sochi? Nizhny Novgorod? Nope. This year’s FIFA World Cup host cities don’t have anything on Atlanta.

Review: Love Means Zero
Jul 31, 2018

Review: Love Means Zero

Merrill alum Josh Needelman reviews Showtime’s documentary film “Love Means Zero,” which focuses on the career of successful but abrasive tennis coach Nick Bollettieri.

Povich Rewind: All-Star Game History in Washington
Jul 17, 2018

Povich Rewind: All-Star Game History in Washington

Leading up to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game at Nationals Park on July 17, the Povich Center will rewind Shirley Povich’s coverage of the four previous All-Star games games in Washington D.C., courtesy of The Washington Post.

Povich Rewind: AL’s All-Star struggles continue in 1962
Jul 9, 2018

Povich Rewind: AL’s All-Star struggles continue in 1962

D.C. STADIUM — For the American League, the All-Star games have become an increasing embarrassment. … Its failures may be a puzzlement to the American League, but everything comes through clearly to Jackie Roosevelt Robinson.