• Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opening outside Washington

    The MGM lion is seen in front of the 23-story hotel during a preview tour of the MGM National Harbor, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 in Oxon Hill, Md. The $1.4 billion National Harbor casino and resort, just outside the nation's capital, is scheduled to open this week. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation’s capital this week, advertising a gambling floor “bigger than the White House” and an art collection that includes a large welded collage by Bob Dylan.

  • Kent scores 22, James Madison defeats Longwood 71-59

    FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jackson Kent scored a career-best 22 points as James Madison defeated Longwood 71-59 on Saturday, earning its first win of the season.

  • Schor throws 5 TD pass, James Madison top NH 55-22 in FCS

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Bryan Schor threw for 371 yards and five touchdowns and fourth-seeded James Madison rolled into the FCS quarterfinals with a 55-22 win over New Hampshire on Saturday.

  • Injured Redskins TE Jordan Reed to miss game at Cardinals

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed will miss Sunday’s game at the Arizona Cardinals with a sprained left shoulder.

  • Emails: LGBT law cost N. Carolina project with 700 jobs

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Internal emails show that city and state officials blame a North Carolina law limiting LGBT protections for a company’s decision to pick another state for a new project that includes 700 jobs.

  • Redskins tight end Vernon Davis enjoying career renaissance

    In this Oct. 30, 2016 photo, Washington Redskins tight end Vernon Davis (85) runs with the ball during an NFL Football game between Cincinnati Bengals and Washington Redskins at Wembley Stadium in London. After the 49ers and Broncos didn’t want him, tight end Vernon Davis is enjoying a career renaissance with the Redskins. At 32 and in his 11th NFL season, the Maryland product is proving he still has speed to burn and ability ‘left in the tank.   (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — When Vernon Davis didn’t produce like his young self, he understood the questions.

  • Radford holds off VMI 74-67

    RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Caleb Tanner made 4 of 5 3-pointers and scored 17 points, Ed Polite Jr. had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Radford beat Virginia Military Institute 74-67 on Wednesday night.

  • Redskins trying to ‘finish strong’ as they have before

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — In every workout, game and season, Kirk Cousins and his Washington Redskins teammates aim to “start fast and finish strong.”