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Jul 09, 2019

Final baseball Top 10: Lake Braddock closes the season with a state championship
Though their season has long been over, St. John's remains in the top spot, making them the wire-to-wire No. 1 team.

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Jul 09, 2019

Former Redskins QB Mark Rypien pleads not guilty to domestic violence charge
Rypien, who claimed last year that he suffers from mental illness that he believes was caused by hits taken during his NFL career, said in a joint statement with his wife that he "did not commit any crime."

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Jul 09, 2019

Rangers, Penguins swing big as Capitals fill holes in NHL free agency
The Capitals' division added a lot of talent as the league's free agent signing period opened Monday.

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Jul 09, 2019

Tour de France: Viviani storms bunch sprint to win Stage 4
Viviani's teammate Julian Alaphilippe of France kept the yellow jersey.

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Jul 09, 2019

U.S. women's pro soccer league hopes World Cup excitement will lead to a breakthrough
The National Women's Soccer League has picked up lucrative investments on the heels of the World Cup, but questions remain.

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Jul 09, 2019

USWNT fan Amanda Nunes has more than earned her own acclaim for athletic dominance
The UFC champion, a huge fan of soccer since her childhood in Brazil, has been mowing down many of the biggest names in MMA.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 09, 2019

Wizards' Issuf Sanon credits ‘Prison Break' for improving his English
After a turbulent first season overseas, Sanon, a 2018 second-round draft pick, said he is "hungry" to show what he can do with the Wizards.

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Jul 09, 2019

Petey Jones, star on ‘Remember the Titans' football team, dies at 65
Jones was a long-time fixture in Alexandria community, returning to T.C. Williams as a security officer.

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Jul 09, 2019

In 2003, an 8-year-old Rose Lavelle dressed as Mia Hamm for a third-grade book project
Lavelle's former teacher at St. Vincent Ferrer in Cincinnati was happy to be proven wrong when the midfielder became a soccer pro.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 09, 2019

Italian Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves drowning man
A tourist was rescued off Sardinia by former 100-meter freestyle world champion Filippo Magnini.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 09, 2019

John Daly withdraws from British Open after request to use a cart was denied
Daly, who suffers from arthritis in his right knee, will be replaced in the field by American Kevin Streelman.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 09, 2019

Chasing an eighth Wimbledon title, Serena Williams beats Alison Riske in quarterfinals
When Serena Williams' serve wasn't getting her all the points she needed, she turned to her return game.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 09, 2019

Before World Cup triumph, Rose Lavelle dressed as Mia Hamm for a third-grade book project
Lavelle's former teacher at St. Vincent Ferrer in Cincinnati was happy to be proven wrong when the midfielder became a soccer pro.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 09, 2019

The Raiders will be the talk of NFL preseason. Here's what went into their offseason moves.
Oakland GM Mike Mayock explains the thinking behind the Antonio Brown trade, the fourth overall selection of Clelin Ferrell, and much more.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 09, 2019

Bruno Fernando plans to take to NBA the work ethic that launched him at Maryland
"I was never that player who's the most talented one, the most skilled player," said Fernando, who could be a first-round pick June 20.

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Jul 09, 2019

Daniel Snyder used Johnny Rockets to try to convince Dale Earnhardt Jr. to sign with Joe Gibbs
A NASCAR free agent in 2007 and a die-hard Redskins fan, Earnhardt instead signed with Hendrick Motorsports.

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Jul 09, 2019

TV and radio listings: July 9
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

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Jul 09, 2019

Anthony Rendon skipped the All-Star Game, but his peers know he is a star
Rendon's all-star peers sing his praises in Cleveland, and his pending free agency will soon be the talk of the sport.

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Jul 09, 2019

Pete Alonso wins Home Run Derby after Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Joc Pederson put on a show
Guerrero had a record-setting first round and a marathon second round, but it was the Mets slugger who emerged as the Derby winner Monday night.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 09, 2019

Pete Alonso wins Home Run Derby after Vladimir Guerrero Jr. puts on a show
Guerrero had a record-setting first round and a marathon second round, but it was the Mets slugger who emerged as the Derby winner Monday night.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Court orders Redskins' Adrian Peterson to pay $2.4 million on unpaid loan
A Maryland court has ordered the running back to pay a Bethesda lending company after he defaulted on a 2016 loan taken out by one of his businesses.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Home Run Derby live updates: Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Pete Alonso meet in the final
The Home Run Derby, with its eight-batter field, is underway in Cleveland.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Pete Alonso tops Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to win Home Run Derby
The Home Run Derby, with its eight-batter field, was held Monday in Cleveland.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Home Run Derby: Ronald Acuña Jr., Vladimir Guerrero Jr. put on a show
The Home Run Derby, with its eight-batter field, is underway in Cleveland.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Every night is a Home Run Derby in major league baseball this season
Big league hitters are shattering home run records, and it is fundamentally changing the sport.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Home Run Derby live updates: Carlos Santana falls short at home, Vlad Guerrero Jr. breaks record
The Home Run Derby, with its eight-batter field, is underway in Cleveland.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

LeBron James reportedly could play point guard for Lakers
With a switch to the backcourt, the longtime point forward could give Los Angeles a supersized, high-scoring lineup, while the team's defense improved with the addition of Avery Bradley.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Home Run Derby: Josh Bell, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. the favorites in youngest-ever field
The eight-batter field swings away starting at 8 p.m. Monday.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

An improved secondary could make a big difference for the Redskins' defense
The arrival of Landon Collins at safety and better health at the cornerback position has Washington feeling better about its pass coverage.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Anthony Rendon skipped the All-Star Game, but it's getting harder for him to avoid the spotlight
Rendon's all-star peers sing his praises in Cleveland, and his pending free agency will soon be the talk of the sport.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Winners (Clippers) and losers (Lakers) from the Kawhi Leonard-Paul George bombshell
The Clippers and Thunder are obvious winners, while the Lakers and Raptors are obvious losers. But there's more to the moves than just these four squads.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Wizards' Issuf Sanon credits ‘Prison Break' for his improved command of English
After a turbulent first season overseas, Sanon, a 2018 second-round pick, says he is "hungry" to show what he can do with the Wizards.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Coco Gauff loses at Wimbledon, but the tennis world thinks it will hear from her again
Veteran players and observers of tennis say the 15-year-old American has qualities that suggest she'll have a long and successful career.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Nationals close to signing former all-star reliever Brad Boxberger
The 31-year-old right-hander would be the latest veteran to join a bullpen that is still seeking consistency.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

New York to host ticker-tape parade for USWNT on Wednesday
New York's last ticker-tape parade was after the U.S. women's team won the 2015 World Cup.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Maryland's Bruno Fernando drafted 34th overall, will be traded to the Hawks
The Terrapins big man unexpectedly fell to the second round where he was taken by the 76ers, who will trade him to Atlanta.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Richard Panik, Capitals reportedly agree to four-year contract worth around $10 million
The move, which can become official when free agency opens Monday, lets the Capitals fill a hole on their third line.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

After the death of close friend Tyler Skaggs, all Patrick Corbin could do was pitch
Corbin took the ball for the Nationals on Tuesday, one day after his former teammate was found dead in the Angels' team hotel.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

As Russell Westbrook trade rumors pick up, the time is right for the Thunder to deal
Westbrook's furious play and faithfulness have carried a franchise and a fan base through heartbreaking losses and unexpected departures. But the time has come to seriously weigh a split.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

The Nats are a go-for-it-now team, with the birth certificates to prove it
Older players are supposed to be on the outs in Major League Baseball. The Nats are hoarding veterans.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Women's World Cup final delivers viewers for Fox, despite early start time
The overnight audience for the Women's World Cup final between the United States and the Netherlands was down from 2015's primetime telecast but up from 2011's final.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Ask Boswell: Redskins, Nationals and Washington sports
Sports Columnist Tom Boswell will take your questions about the Redskins, the Capitals, the Nationals, baseball, the NFL and more.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Feelings were divided over U.S. soccer's shared schedule on Sunday, and so were the results
The Women's World Cup final sharing the day with the championships of the men's Gold Cup and Copa America called to mind years of neglect of women's soccer by the sport's governing bodies.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Home Run Derby preview: Josh Bell, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. the favorites in youngest-ever field
The eight-batter field swings away starting at 8 p.m. Monday.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Jonathan Lucroy reportedly suffers concussion in violent home-plate collision
On the same day the Pirates' Francisco Cervelli said he was done playing the position because of concussions, the Angels catcher had to be carted off the field.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Dwight Howard era in Washington ends abruptly with trade to Memphis
Wizards acquire veteran wing C.J. Miles for the aging center, who played just nine games for the Wizards before undergoing spinal surgery.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

This season's MLB home run projections are bonkers
There have been 3,691 home runs hit in 2019, a historically high rate of 1.37 per game.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Coco Gauff's magical run comes to an end at Wimbledon
Gauff was the youngest player to qualify for the Wimbledon main draw in the modern era.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Patrick Corbin is on a tear and going simple: Keep the fastball low, and proceed from there
Corbin's four-game surge began June 19 against the Philadelphia Phillies, and he has been hot in each start since.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Tedy Bruschi says he is ‘doing much better' after suffering a stroke on July 4
Former NFL linebacker has worked to raise awareness after suffering a stroke in 2005.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Zion Williamson's jersey has become a hot seller. His high school jersey, that is.
The latest fashion trend among fans is sporting the high school jerseys of the NBA's young stars, and small-time vendors are stepping in to fill the demand.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Women's World Cup champion U.S. team invited to the Capitol by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
President Trump, who had early invited the team to the White House, seemed less sure on Sunday.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

USWNT will celebrate and be celebrated — and then it's back to work
A parade in New York City, a possible visit to Washington, and then back to the NWSL, or retirement.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Megan Rapinoe — unafraid to do it her way, on and off the field — is the best of sports in 2019
The U.S. women's soccer forward is a star on the pitch and forces us to think off it. What more can you ask for?

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Kirby Yates waved goodbye to surfing and became an MLB all-star
The Padres closer is a first-time all-star at 32, with the help of a changed offseason regimen and a new pitch.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

‘My greatest dream come true': Fans celebrate women's World Cup win
Fans in New York reacted to the U.S. women's national soccer team beating the Netherlands in the World Cup on July 7.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Admiral Schofield has a family history with football but a love for basketball
The Wizards drafted Schofield with the 42nd pick after making a trade with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Violent home-plate collision, concussion woes highlight perils of being MLB catcher
On the same day the Pirates' Francisco Cervelli said he was done playing the position because of concussions, Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy had to be carted off the field.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Tony Kornheiser announces closure of his D.C. restaurant, Chatter
Kornheiser said on his podcast Friday that the restaurant is undergoing renovations.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

TV and radio listings, July 8
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

U.S. men miss chance at breakthrough win, fall to Mexico in Gold Cup final
The Americans couldn't complete their run to the Concacaf tourney title.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Findlay Prep produced 17 NBA players. Then overnight, the controversial program shut down.
The Nevada high school for elite basketball prospects was both admired and reviled over a wildly successful run. Now the players left behind are picking up the pieces.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

Kevin Durant to wear No. 7 with Nets, bids farewell to No. 35
On the day the Nets officially announced his acquisition from the Warriors, Durant paid tribute to No. 35.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 08, 2019

The U.S. women are part of a movement. They won't be the only female athletes to speak up.
A female-driven era of sports activism is gaining momentum, and change has already arrived.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Redskins roster analysis: Can Josh Doctson, Trey Quinn step up on offense?
Four questions for the offense ahead of the start of training camp next month.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Max Scherzer's starts are bad for opposing hitters, good for homeless cats and dogs
Erica Scherzer, Max's wife, is on the board of the D.C.-based Humane Rescue Alliance.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

U.S. wins World Cup with a final four-star performance
The United States won the title for a record fourth time, capping a dominant showing that sparked larger conversations about gender, equity and patriotism.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Trump appears to backpedal on White House invite for USWNT, saying ‘we'll look at that'
After the team's World Cup win, the president said, "We haven't really thought about it," after previously tweeting that Megan Rapinoe and her teammates would be invited "win or lose."

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

USWNT's euphoric celebration was worthy of the World Cup champs
There was singing, dancing, ski goggles and beer.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Max Scherzer's celebration of a walk-off that wasn't proves it: Baseball is fun again in D.C.
The ace's premature jubilation showed how far the Nationals have come since their awful start.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Josh Bell, Pirates all-star and Home Run Derby contestant, put it all together in the first half
After some offseason tweaks, the switch-hitting slugger has had a breakthrough season for Pittsburgh.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Orioles lose to Blue Jays, but enter break feeling upbeat
Baltimore falls, 6-1, in Toronto but enters All-Star break with five wins in its last nine games.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

The U.S. women didn't wait for their moment. They demanded it, and that's what power is.
The indisputable impact of what this team has accomplished extends far beyond the World Cup.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

The U.S. women didn't wait for their moment. They demanded it, and that's what real power is.
The indisputable impact of what this team has accomplished extends far beyond the World Cup.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

How the U.S. won the 2019 Women's World Cup, game by game
Seven matches, seven victories: Relive every step on the USWNT's path to a record fourth world championship.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

After a World Cup victory like no other, one chant stands out for the U.S. women: ‘Equal pay!'
The 2-0 victory over the Netherlands for the world title is part coronation, part protest for a team that always aimed higher.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

After World Cup win like no other, one chant stands out for U.S. women: ‘Equal pay!'
The 2-0 victory over the Netherlands for the world title is part coronation, part protest for a team that always aimed higher.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

The Warriors with Kevin Durant were unfair, sure, but I'll miss them
Their greatness was appreciated; their dominance wasn't.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Wild card-leading Nationals reach the all-star break with another series victory
An eighth-inning rally secured a 5-2 victory over Kansas City and pushed Washington five games over .500 for the first time since June 2018.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

USWNT's World Cup domination, by the numbers
The 2019 U.S. women's national team will be remembered for ages. Just how impressive was their run? Consider these numbers.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph
Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

The Capitals said some tough goodbyes, but nothing like what's to come
With each departure, Washington's Stanley Cup recedes further into the past.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

NHL free agency 2019: Maple Leafs trade for Tyson Barrie, Canadiens offer sheet to Aho
The latest moves and rumors as the league's free agent signing period opens.

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Jul 07, 2019

Megan Rapinoe caps spectacular World Cup with game-winning goal, claims Golden Boot
The American co-captain finished the tournament with six goals, including three via penalty kick.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Mexico and USA meet again in Gold Cup final
Mexico entered this tournament as the favorite, but the U.S. just picked up some confidence in Nashville.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Max Scherzer, dealing with back tightness, won't pitch in All-Star Game
The pitcher said the break couldn't have happened at a better time.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Sunday feast of U.S. soccer has a bitter aftertaste for some
The Women's World Cup final sharing the day with the championships of the men's Gold Cup and Copa America calls to mind years of neglect of women's soccer by the sport's governing bodies.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Politicians and celebrities shower USWNT with praise after World Cup triumph
Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

‘My greatest dream come true': Fans react to women's World Cup win
Fans in New York reacted to the U.S. women's national soccer team beating the Netherlands in the World Cup on July 7.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

John Daly's request to use a cart at British Open denied
The PGA of America granted the 53-year-old Daly, who suffers from arthritis, a medical exemption to use a cart for the PGA Championship in May.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

U.S. wins Women's World Cup title with 2-0 defeat of Netherlands
The United States won the Women's World Cup for a record fourth time overall. It caps a dominant showing, whose performance in France sparked larger conversations about gender, equity and patriotism.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Women's World Cup 2019: Final bracket and results
The United States will face the Netherlands in Sunday's final.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

USWNT chasing fourth Women's World Cup title in final against the Netherlands
The Americans are trying to defend their World Cup title, while the upstart Dutch are in just their second Women's World Cup and first final.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Meet the Netherlands World Cup team that will try to shock the world
The Americans can't sleep on the defending European champions.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

USWNT Netherlands World Cup final
The Americans are trying to defend their World Cup title, while the upstart Dutch are in just their second Women's World Cup and first final.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

U.S.-Netherlands World Cup final: Meet the Dutch, who will try to shock the world
The Americans can't sleep on the defending European champions.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Max Scherzer for MVP? MLB's ‘most inspirational' player should be a candidate, Steve Phillips says.
The former Mets GM suggested that Scherzer has willed the Nationals to turn their season around over the last month.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

Maryland basketball to host Notre Dame in Big Ten-ACC challenge
The Terps are 0-5 in the event since joining the Big Ten.

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Jul 07, 2019

Maryland football players and coaches come together to honor life of Jordan McNair
On the anniversary of their teammate's death, the Terps joined the Jordan McNair Foundation at a health and wellness clinic.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 07, 2019

The Nats are surging, but their eighth-inning problem hasn't gone away
Team's bullpen issues have lingered through their run of strong play, and a move likely still awaits GM Mike Rizzo.

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