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Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Austin Voth helps the Nationals fend off elimination for at least one more game against the Phillies
Austin Voth pitches a complete game in the opener of a doubleheader, and the Nationals beat the Phillies, 5-1.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Jon Gruden says he did have coronavirus, is ‘ticked' at reports he pulled hoax on Raiders
Jon Gruden reportedly told his players he had the virus as a stunt, but said after a win over the Saints that he had the illness in July and that "it wasn't pleasant."

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Notre Dame and Wake Forest postpone game due to positive coronavirus tests
Notre Dame and Wake Forest are discussing Oct. 3 as a possible date to play the game.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a powerful mind and an athlete's soul
The former Supreme Court justice looked like a bantamweight and fought like a heavyweight. That helps explain why so many athletes revered her.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Sean Payton, Jon Gruden the latest NFL coaches fined for mask-wearing violations
Gruden and Payton are fined $100,000 apiece by the NFL and the Raiders and Saints are fined $250,000 each, making it five head coaches and their teams fined over the past two days.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Injuries continue to pile up for D.C. United during a challenging season
Mohammed Abu and Ulises Segura are the latest players to go down with injuries for D.C. United.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Braden Holtby is expected to hit free agency, Caps GM Brian MacLellan says
Both sides have agreed to keep in touch throughout the free agency period.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Erick Fedde sparkles in the opener before the nightcap goes sideways as the Nats split a doubleheader
Fedde allowed one hit in six scoreless innings to lift Washington to a 5-0 victory, but Miami mauled Wil Crowe and the bullpen to take the second game, 14-3.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

GM confirms Scott Brooks will return as coach as Wizards prep for the NBA draft lottery
Brooks is entering the final year of his five-year deal with the Wizards, who have the ninth-best odds at the No. 1 pick.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Washington earns national praise after finishing Week 1 alone atop the NFC East
Can it last? Pundits aren't yet sure, but Washington's defensive line made a dazzling debut.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Vanessa Bryant sues L.A. County sheriff over photos of Kobe Bryant crash site
According to the lawsuit, Bryant "feels ill at the thought of strangers gawking at images of her deceased husband and child."

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Which NFL stadiums will allow fans in Week 3?
Most NFL teams started the season in empty stadiums. Here's a rundown of where things stand now for each team.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Va. Tech will have new defensive coordinator, no lunch pail for first time since 1995
Justin Hamilton takes over for retired Bud Foster in rapid rise within the Hokies' coaching ranks.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Washington Capitals hire Peter Laviolette as team's new coach
Washington started its coaching search after firing Todd Reirden in August.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Washington football notes: Secondary breakdowns, McLaurin's development
Five things we know about the Washington Football Team through two games.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Rondo and Howard, once seen as malcontents, are helping Lakers' playoff run
Rajon Rondo and Dwight Howard have resuscitated their careers during the Lakers' playoff run in the NBA bubble.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a powerful mind, and an athlete's soul
The former Supreme Court justice looked like a bantamweight and fought like a heavyweight. That helps explain why so many athletes revered her.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Rival Premier League fans have long shared this soccer bar. Now it is in trouble.
Amid the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, soccer adversaries have joined forces to raise money for their beloved tavern.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Losing Nick Bosa, Solomon Thomas for the season was only part of a horrible trip for the 49ers
How bad was it? The worst part of the 49ers' trip to the East Coast wasn't when "someone crashed into [the plane] on the runway."

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Rajon Rondo and Dwight Howard, once seen as malcontents, are helping the Lakers' playoff run
Rajon Rondo and Dwight Howard have resuscitated their careers during the Lakers' playoff run in the NBA bubble.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

England was set to allow sports fans in stadiums. A spike in covid-19 cases has halted that.
The move is part of several measures announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and comes as league officials warn of financial difficulties.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Washington football notes: Secondary breakdowns, Terry McLaurin's development, more
Five things we know about the Washington Football Team through two games.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Olympian Wyomia Tyus sprinted to gold and spoke out in Mexico City. America forgot her.
She was the first to win back-to-back Olympic golds in the 100-meter dash, and she spoke out alongside John Carlos and Tommie Smith. But few remember her name.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Meet the man who has amplified the noise for Wise football's decade of dominance
Wise football public address announcer James Harrison has become beloved by the home side and disliked by opponents for his energetic calls.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

NFL Week 3 power rankings: Chiefs, Ravens keep top spots ahead of Monday night clash
The Seahawks, Titans and Packers round out the top five.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

It's too early for NFL teams to panic — except maybe for these five
Five big takeaways from NFL Week 2, including panic time for these preseason playoff contenders.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Meet the Cal cross-country runner who wants to dismantle the NCAA
Cross-country runner Andrew Cooper helped organize player rights movement in college football this summer and is focusing his work on systemic inequities in college sports.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Raiders show their progress under Jon Gruden by beating Saints in first game in Vegas
Derek Carr threw three touchdown passes as the Raiders won their first game at Allegiant Stadium, 34-24.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Raiders rally to beat Saints as NFL arrives in Las Vegas
Derek Carr threw three touchdown passes as the Raiders won their first game at Allegiant Stadium.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

Bubba Wallace to drive for team owned by Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin
"The timing seemed perfect as NASCAR is evolving and embracing social change more and more," said Jordan, a NASCAR fan since his childhood in North Carolina.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2020

The Wizards' NBA bubble stay was about growth. Troy Brown Jr. and Thomas Bryant measured up.
Bryant stood out as the team's de-facto bubble MVP, but Rui Hachimura didn't pop the way the Wizards hoped.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Live updates: Raiders lead Saints as NFL arrives in Las Vegas
Drew Brees and the New Orlean Saints take on the Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium on Monday Night Football. Follow along for live updates during the game.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

NFL hits Pete Carroll, Kyle Shanahan and Vic Fangio with $100K fines for mask violations
The Seahawks, 49ers and Broncos also were fined $250,000 each.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Aníbal Sánchez and a taut bullpen lift Nationals over Phillies
Sánchez goes five strong innings and Washington beats NL East rivals, 5-1, for its first win over Philadelphia this season.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Colts player gives fan his gloves — with his wedding ring inside
Indianapolis linebacker Darius Leonard didn't realize the ring was in his gloves when he tossed them to a fan Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Saints vs. Raiders live updates: The NFL arrives in Las Vegas
Drew Brees and the New Orlean Saints take on the Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium on Monday Night Football. Follow along for live updates during the game.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Predators' Roman Josi wins Norris Trophy; Capitals' John Carlson finishes second
John Carlson's career season made him a Norris Trophy finalist for the first time in his career.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

D.C. United's Mohammed Abu sidelined indefinitely with knee injury
Mohammed Abu a defensive midfielder for D.C. United, tore the MCL and meniscus in his left knee and could miss the rest of the MLS season.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

A local QB organized a rally in Richmond hoping to speed up high school football's return
A small demonstration, promised as the first of many, was organized to advocate for the immediate return of fall sports.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

After two games, Ron Rivera wonders if Washington's coaches are asking players to do too much
Washington Football Team Coach Ron Rivera said star right guard Brandon Scherff avoided a major injury and should only miss a couple of weeks after hurting his knee Sunday.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

The NFL grieved with the Patriots' James White after his father was killed in a car crash
"My heart's been heavy all day," Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said of his former college teammate, whose father was killed an his mother seriously injured on Sunday.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Saquon Barkley out for the season; Christian McCaffrey reportedly will miss 4-6 weeks
The San Francisco 49ers and other NFL teams await further tests after a day of injuries around the NFL.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

How to replace Saquon Barkley, Christian McCaffrey and other injured fantasy stars
Top fantasy football running backs Barkley and McCaffrey were among those injured in Week 2, but the list doesn't stop there.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Deion Sanders, marching band and all, takes over as Jackson State football coach
"God called me to Jackson State," an emotional Prime Time said on his podcast.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

The Big Ten is back, and college football's ludicrous soap opera rolls on
As college football grapples with unprecedented uncertainty, one thing hasn't changed.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

With one shot, Anthony Davis showed why he left New Orleans for Lakers
Davis hit the "biggest shot" of his career for the Lakers, but will the superstar forward be universally embraced if he wins his first championship next month?

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

49ers complain about MetLife Stadium's ‘sticky,' ‘trash' turf after injury-marred win
The NFL reportedly will look into situation as the 49ers prepare to play another game there in Week 3.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Hail or Fail: Smart challenge, Terry McLaurin among the highlights in Washington's first loss
Turnovers and a slow start doomed Washington in the desert.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Ben Braymer gives the Nats something to smile about in doubleheader split against the Marlins
Ben Braymer pitches five scoreless innings, and the Nationals beat the Marlins, 15-0, in Game 2 after falling, 2-1, in Game 1.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Russell Wilson has never been considered the NFL's best QB. It might be time.
Russell Wilson has been fully unleashed. The NFL might not be ready for this.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Man scales Green Monster and intrudes on Red Sox-Yankees game at Fenway Park
"It was kind of scary there for a moment," said Boston's Michael Chavis, who was playing in left field and said he was heckled by the man.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

As Kyler Murray soars, Dwayne Haskins is still playing catch-up
The Cardinals are built for Kyler Murray to succeed. Dwayne Haskins should be so lucky.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

With one huge shot, Anthony Davis showed why he left New Orleans for the Lakers
Anthony Davis hit the "biggest shot" of his career for the Los Angeles Lakers, but will the superstar forward be universally embraced if he wins his first championship next month?

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

The NFL grieved with the Patriots' James White after his father was killed in a car accident
"My heart's been heavy all day," Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said of his former college teammate, whose father was killed an his mother seriously injured on Sunday.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

What to know from NFL Week 2: Injuries piled up, and the Cowboys pulled off a miracle
Injuries defined the second week of the NFL season as the Falcons squandered a huge lead to Dallas, the Lions flopped again, and the Cardinals solidified their ascent to contender status.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

This time, the Seahawks stop the Patriots from the 1-yard line to win
Russell Wilson's five touchdown passes and that goal line stand in the final seconds allowed Seattle to hold on to beat New England, 35-30, in a Sunday night thriller.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

National Christian athletics begins a new chapter with the hiring of Kenny Johnson
Former Louisville assistant coach Kenny Johnson will take over as National Christian's athletic director and boys' basketball coach.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

NFL football during a pandemic promises to look sort of similar and yet radically different
This NFL season will feature masked coaches, spacious sidelines, pre-taped cheers, footballs rinsed with chemicals and lots of unknowns.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Damascus lives for football, so Friday nights aren't the same at the Hornet's Nest Grille
The restaurant about a mile from the school usually serves as a community gathering place during the fall.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

Russell Wilson throws for 5 TDs and Seahawks close out Patriots with goal-line stop
Follow along with our live updates as New England visits Seattle.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 21, 2020

The NBA is still LeBron's league
No great athlete keeps moving forward like LeBron James. That's his lasting genius.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Four takeaways from Washington's 30-15 loss to the Cardinals
Washington was unable to overcome a 20-0 halftime deficit, and quarterback Dwayne Haskins was outplayed by fellow 2019 first-round draft pick Kyler Murray.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Patriots vs. Seahawks live updates: Russell Wilson is cooking and has Seattle ahead, 28-23
Follow along with our live updates as New England visits Seattle.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Ron Rivera's game management draws scrutiny, but the coach defends his long-term vision
Ron Rivera decided not to be aggressive against the Arizona Cardinals.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

The Big Ten might save its football season, but the myth of college sports has been shattered
The big lie at the heart of college sports is finally out in the open.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Wave of major injuries hits in Week 2 of NFL season
Giants running back Saquon Barkley appeared to suffer a significant knee injury, and the defending NFC champion San Francisco 49ers lost several notable players.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Week 1 showed where Washington can go, but Week 2 showed where it is right now
The Washington Football Team came back down to earth in Sunday's 30-15 loss to Arizona.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Wave of major injuries hits NFL's early games; Chiefs win late in OT
Follow along for live updates and a lot of injury news from the Sunday afternoon games across the league.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Washington unable to overcome big halftime deficit, loses to Arizona, 30-15
Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray accounted for three total touchdowns, while Washington's offense struggled for much of the game.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Patriots vs. Seahawks live updates: It's Cam Newton vs. Russell Wilson on ‘Sunday Night Football'
Follow along with our live updates as New England visits Seattle.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Four takeaways from Washington's loss at Arizona
Quarterback Dwayne Haskins was outplayed by fellow 2019 first-round draft pick Kyler Murray.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Golf has never seen anyone like Bryson DeChambeau
The U.S. Open champion looks like a linebacker, talks like a scientist and is here to break golf.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Dexter Manley congratulates Ryan Kerrigan, Washington's new sack king
Dexter Manley's franchise record of 91 sacks with Washington from 1981 to 1989 stood until Sunday.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Ben Braymer gives the Nationals something to smile about in doubleheader split against the Marlins
Ben Braymer pitches five scoreless innings, and the Nationals beat the Marlins, 15-0, in Game 2 after falling, 2-1, in Game 1.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Anton Khudobin is playing like a star among Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals
Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals is Monday at 8 p.m. Dallas holds a 1-0 series lead.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Bryson DeChambeau wins U.S. Open championship at Winged Foot
Bryson DeChambeau overtakes Matthew Wolff to win his first U.S. Open championship.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

John Means sparkles for Orioles in a victory over Tampa Bay
Left-hander strikes out career-high 12 in Baltimore's 2-1 win over the Rays.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Live updates: Washington cuts into Arizona's lead, trails 27-9 in fourth quarter
Follow along for live updates during Sunday's game in Arizona.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

NFL live updates: Wave of major injuries hits the early games
Follow along for live updates and a lot of injury news from the Sunday afternoon games across the league.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

New Washington football radio crew says it will keep on cheering, but its timing will improve
Julie Donaldson and DeAngelo Hall got a little too excited in the booth at times on Sunday, drowning out play-by-play man Bram Weinstein's call.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Max Scherzer, Nationals left frustrated in doubleheader opener against Marlins
The Nationals are done in by defensive miscues and missed opportunities at the plate in a 2-1 loss.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

NFL updates: Niners lose Jimmy Garoppolo, Nick Bosa, Solomon Thomas
Injuries are piling up in Week 2. Follow along for live updates and news from Sunday's games across the league.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Live updates: Cardinals take early lead over Washington
Follow along for live updates during Sunday's game in Arizona.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

WNBA playoff game between Storm, Lynx postponed over coronavirus test results
The Seattle team's inconclusive test results prompted the postponement.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Tadej Pogacar wins Tour de France, becoming the second-youngest champion in history
Slovenian cyclist Tadej Pogacar won the race on the day before his 22nd birthday.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Daniel and Tanya Snyder won't attend Washington game after exposure to person who tested positive
The Snyders tested negative for the coronavirus but are quarantining as a precaution.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Anton Khudobin, Dallas Stars' confidence leading the way in Stanley Cup finals
Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals is Monday at 8 pm. Dallas holds a 1-0 series lead.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

NFL updates: Giants' Saquon Barkley, Niners' Nick Bosa, Solomon Thomas carted off
Follow along for live updates and news from the Sunday games across the league.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

NFL updates: Tom Brady looks to avoid 0-2 start; Aaron Rodgers hopes to keep rolling
Follow along for live updates and news from the Sunday games across the league.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

What to watch in NFL Week 2: Aaron Rodgers is rolling, plus Cam Newton vs. Russell Wilson
Veteran quarterbacks got off to a hot start, but the youngsters, such as Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson, are stealing the show.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Ron Rivera is coaching through his cancer, and the battle might be making his team better
Ron Rivera's cancer battle has kept him away at key moments, but it has forced his Washington players to do something he wants them to do: Take ownership of the team.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Wizards part ways with four medical staffers in first offseason move
The front-office changes represent the organization's first substantial departures since Monumental Basketball took form in July 2019.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 20, 2020

Wizards' draft lottery number comes up at No. 9 for the second year in a row
Everything went as expected for Washington on Thursday — and that wasn't the best news for a franchise in need of immediate help.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Sunday at the U.S. Open, no-gallery edition: A boost or a bummer — or maybe both?
Those near the top of the leader board see benefits and drawbacks of playing without spectators on Sunday at Winged Foot.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 19, 2020

For the Nationals, there's nothing memorable about 19-31 this year as the Marlins roll
Washington reaches its season-tipping record of 2019 with a thud as Patrick Corbin gets rocked in Miami.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Griffin Yow, 17, gets his first MLS goal as D.C. United rallies to a 2-2 draw with Toronto FC
The teenager's goal in the 88th minute gave scuffling D.C. a draw with Toronto FC at Audi Field.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Matthew Wolff races to the U.S. Open lead with a 65, but Bryson DeChambeau is lurking
The 21-year-old Wolff, making his U.S. Open debut and in just his second major, is 5 under, two shots clear of DeChambeau as Sunday at Winged Foot looms.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Nationals keep dealing with injuries, get dealt another loss
Team puts potential closer-in-waiting Tanner Rainey on IL before falling, 6-1, at Tampa Bay.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Florida State football coach Mike Norvell tests positive for coronavirus
Florida State's Mike Norvell will become the first head coach in major college football to miss a game because of coronavirus.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 19, 2020

Ahmaud Arbery's killing was met with silence. His high school football coach vowed to find justice.
In the days after Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year old Black man, was shot and killed after being chased by three White men, his former coach led a crusade for justice. He hasn't stopped.

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