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Ireland’s Shane Lowry wins British Open in tournament’s return to Northern Ireland
07/21/2019 3:46am

The 32-year-old held off Englands Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush.

Without Wayne Rooney, D.C. United falters late in a loss at Atlanta United
07/21/2019 7:05am

The defending champions scored twice in the waning moments to overtake D.C. for second place in the Eastern Conference.

Elena Delle Donne, face mask and all, does what Mystics need and more in lopsided win
07/21/2019 6:42am

Washington routed visiting Atlanta, 93-65, with Delle Donne contributing a game-high 28 points.

Ryan Zimmerman exits Nationals game with apparent heel injury
07/21/2019 7:33am

Zimmerman missed two months earlier this season with plantar fascitis in his right foot.

Tommy Sheppard’s promotion to Wizards general manager is just a small part of the bigger picture
07/20/2019 4:00am

Sheppard will be the basketball-focused executive overseeing the Wizards, Capital City Go-Go and District Gaming.


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Tony Hawk Creates Craft Beer 'Tony Hawps IPA'
07/18/2019 6:28pm

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk has yet another trick up his sleeve: brewing craft beer.Hawk and his company, Birdhouse Skateboards, has teamed up with Black Plague Brewing in Oceanside, California a skater-owned brewery hes known to frequent and support to concoct a new beer dubbed the Tony Hawps Birdhouse IPA. As Craft Beer Market Grows, So Do Wild Flavors Its the first time Hawk has delved into the world of craft brewing and hes pretty excited about it.Never imagined Id get to help design a new beer, but my life keeps taking unexpected and delightful turns, Hawk wrote in a message posted to Instagram.He went on to describe the brew as a smooth, clear American IPA with intense citrus & floral aroma, low bitterness & a crisp, refreshing finishaccording to the brewmaster.The IPA will debut at the Black Plague taproom located at 2550 Jason Court on Saturday, July 20, 2019. In the meantime, the brewery has unveiled a promotional video on social media that shows Hawk arriving at the brewery on his skateboard and getting to work.Alongside the brewmasters including the brands masked Plague Doctor Hawk is shown smelling hops, giving a thumbs up and hopping up onto the barrel system. Eventually, the beer is poured from the taps and canned on the production line. Hawk, of course, then gets to toast with a cold one.According to Black Plague, the Tony Hawps IPA is brewed with Simcoe and Amarillo hops, which give it a resinous pine foundation. It is dry-hopped with Citra and Centennial hops, which result in orange citrus aromas, with hints of fresh grapefruit.In addition to being on tap at the tasting room, Black Plague said the IPA will also be available at select bars, restaurants, and retail stores throughout Southern California.Jordan Hoffart, pro skateboarder and president of Black Plague Brewing, said in a press release Thursday that this collaboration with Hawk is an exciting new way for the icon to create something authentic to connect with skate fans and skateboarders.His level of dedication to his craft is unmatched and that is something that unites us in our journey as well, Hoffart said. The beer needed to be light and crushable after a skate session while also having enough heft to be your go-to when you are ready to party.The brewery calls Hawk a brand ambassador for his ongoing support of the business.Black Plague was founded in 2015 and won a gold medal this past June at the San Diego International Beer Competition for its American-style hazy pale ale, Hazy Scandal. Karl Strauss Distributing distributes the brands draft beer and 6-packs throughout Southern California.The independent, small business is one of nearly 130 craft breweries that currently make up the San Diego Brewers Guild.According to Black Plagues mantra, the craft brewer represents the misfits, underdogs, rebels, rule-breakers, and all those who strive to be better, stand out from the crowd and follow their true passion.In addition to Hawk, the brewerys other brand ambassadorsdeeply rooted in the skateboarding world include pro skateboarders Nyjah Huston, Aaron Jaws Homoki, Matt Berger, Manny Santiago, Paul Hart, and many more.Photo Credit: Black Plague Brewing/Instagram This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

Muralist Jonas Never Memorializes Tyler Skaggs
07/18/2019 9:34pm

Famous street artist Jonas Never completed a mural of late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs across from Skaggs high school in Santa Monica, California.

One Buyer Now Owns 99 of 100 Rarest Sneakers in History
07/17/2019 12:08pm

Sothebys has sold 99 out of 100 pairs of rare sneakers less than a week after presenting the Ultimate Sneaker Collection for auction.The auction, which began July 11 and closes July 23, is a collaboration between Sothebys and sneaker marketplace Stadium Goods. It features 100 of the rarest sneakers in history, with some kicks priced at more than 6-figures.The big buyer is Miles Spencer Nadal, the Founder and Executive Chairman of the private investment firm Peerage Capital and the philanthropic initiative Dare to Dream. Nadal originally offered to buy all 100 shoes, but the coveted Nike Waffle Racing Flat Moon Shoe will remain up for bidding until the auctions official close, as per request of the consigner. Sothebys estimates this shoe will sell for over $110,000.I have always been an avid enthusiast and appreciator of unique art and collectibles that represent innovative design, exceptional craftsmanship, and new and exciting trends in pop culture, says Nadal. I am excited to showcase these magnificent sneakers.Nadal plans to display the sneakers in his private museum, along with his collection of over 142 cars and 40 motorcycles.Here is just a sample of the goodies Nadal will be taking home come July 23, assuming someone does not outbid him for Nikes Moon Shoe:The 1972 Nike Waffle Racing Flat Moon ShoeThe most historically significant pair in the collection, The Nike Moon Shoe, was created circa 1972 for runners in that years Olympic trials. They were designed by Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman and were handmade by one of Nikes first employees, Geoff Hollister.Its careful construction gives these shoes some special handmade qualities, including shear markings from scissors near the soles and a hand-stitched swoosh, not to mention textured soles that were molded with a waffle iron. Only about 12 pairs were created, and Sothebys is showcasing the only pair known to exist in unworn condition. They are estimating the shoe to sell for $110,000 to $160,000 -- a sum big enough to buy a Maserati.Back to the Future II Nike MagsAny fans of Back to the Future will recognize the Nike Mags. These are the sneakers Marty McFly donned in Back to the Future Part II -- you know, the ones that were able to lace themselves. While the 2011 release of the pair looks basically the same to the ones in the movie, including the high-cut and futuristic light up features, they were missing one key element the auto lacing.In 2015, the year McFly time travels to in Back to the Future Part II, Nike rereleased the sneaker, and this time, the shoes were able to tighten themselves. Sothebys gave the 2011 pair a starting bid of $11,000 and the 2016 pair one of $40,000.Air Jordan 11 JeterThe Air Jordan 11 Jeters are dedicated to one of New Yorks favorite Yankees. Only five pairs were made, and all of them were given out at a pop-up shop near Yankee Stadium the day of Derek Jeters retirement ceremony in 2017. Nike distributed the limited pairs by using a scratch-off lottery system. The Jeter is one of the rarest Air Jordan 11s ever produced, earning the blue suede sneakers a $30,000 starting bid.Though you missed out on your chance to own all but one of the pieces in the Ultimate Sneaker Collection, you still have a chance to admire Nadals new shoe rack. The sneakers will be on display at Sothebys until July 23.Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York

Olympic Surfing to Debut in 2020 at Japan’s Shidashita Beach
07/18/2019 9:49am

Organizers for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games have chosen Shidashita Beach as the site for the first Olympic surfing competition.

Tokyo Olympics Bring New Sports and Changes to Previous Events
07/15/2019 7:06pm

The 2020 Olympic Games are almost a year away. Heres what you can expect to see at the Tokyo games next year.


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ESPN reasserts political talk policy after Dan Le Batard criticizes Trump
07/20/2019 6:24pm

The episode raises comparisons to what happened following anti-Trump tweets by former ESPN anchor Jemele Hill nearly two years ago.

Celebrating the life of the Champ: Funeral, public viewing for Sweet Pea Whitaker today
07/20/2019 7:59am

A public funeral service will be held at Norfolk Scope.

Alex Ovechkin is headed to China
07/18/2019 11:15pm

The NHL announced that Ovechkin will visit China in August, and serve as an international ambassador.

Coco Gauff is coming to DC
07/18/2019 8:33pm

The Citi Open will be Cori Coco Gauffs first public tennis appearance since her round of 16 defeat at Wimbledon.

NFL cornerback Casey Hayward buys shoes to reward Central Georgia students' good grades
07/16/2019 10:43pm

NFL talent Casey Hayward is back in Central Georgia helping a select group of students with good grades walk in style for the upcoming school year.

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