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Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

It didn't take long for this year's first-round rookie QBs to get on the field
Sam Darnold was a season-opening starter for the Jets. The Bills' Josh Allen, Browns' Baker Mayfield and Cardinals' Josh Rosen have all joined him in seeing game action.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

It didn't take long for this year's first-round rookie QBs to take over as starters
Sam Darnold was a season-opening starter for the Jets. The Bills' Josh Allen, Browns' Baker Mayfield and Cardinals' Josh Rosen have all joined him in seeing game action.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Serena Williams says her baby daughter helped her recover from U.S. Open loss
She doesn't understand why her coach claimed he was coaching her in the loss to Naomi Osaka, though.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

The top five challengers for the College Football Playoff
If there are any true challengers to the current top five teams in the college football playoff projections, they probably come from this group.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

After a weekend off, where does D.C. United stand in MLS playoff chase?
With about a month left in the MLS season, Ben Olsen's squad is five points out of the last postseason berth in the Eastern Conference.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Everyone really, really hates the NFL's roughing the passer calls. Especially Clay Matthews.
The NFL is sticking to its guns over a rule that is being cursed and ridiculed.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

High school football notebook: Dominant defense is the foundation of Flint Hill's strong start
Eleanor Roosevelt is grooming its youth, Broadneck is successful with a young quarterback, and Robinson is playing smart.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

The NFL can flag Clay Matthews, but it can't take the danger out of football
Confusion reigns when you try to legislate safety in a risky game.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Die-hard Redskins fan Dale Earnhardt Jr. is finally a season ticket holder
The tickets were a gift to the NBC Sports analyst and former NASCAR driver from one of his long-time racing sponsors.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Browns expected to reveal the obvious, naming Baker Mayfield their starting quarterback
Hue Jackson did his best to add mystery to what became obvious when Cleveland won for the first time since Christmas Eve 2016.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Browns reveal the obvious, name Baker Mayfield their starting quarterback
The decision felt inevitable after Cleveland won Thursday for the first time since Christmas Eve 2016.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Browns reveal the obvious, naming Baker Mayfield their starting quarterback
The decision felt inevitable after Cleveland won for the first time since Christmas Eve 2016.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

If Le'Veon Bell is available, these four teams should try to trade for him
It's rare for a star running back to be available in the middle of the NFL season -- and a surprise contender should try to take advantage.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

It took 70 games and nearly five years, but the Lions finally got a 100-yard rusher
Kerryon Johnson became the first Detroit running back to reach the century mark since Reggie Bush in 2013.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Football Top 20: DeMatha, Bullis rise after beating ranked opponents
St. John's remains on top after holding on against Marietta

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

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
Sep 24, 2018

There are no great NFL teams this season (except maybe the Chiefs and Rams)
Making sense of a crazy Week 3 of the NFL season.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Trent Williams to have minor knee surgery, is expected back in time for Saints game
Redskins' left tackle will have the procedure during the team's bye week.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Nationals take time off the field for favorite causes
A busy baseball weekend was even busier for Adam Eaton and Max Scherzer.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Hail or Fail: Redskins players feel for Clay Matthews after roughing the passer penalty
The good and bad from Washington's 31-17 win over the Packers, including linebacker Ryan Anderson's continued success as a fullback.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Four fantasy football quarterbacks to replace 49ers Jimmy Garoppolo
Garoppolo was forced to leave the game against the Chiefs after taking a hit in the fourth quarter.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

49ers fear ‘heartbroken' quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has a torn ACL
San Francisco prepares to go forward with C.J. Beathard.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Redskins might finally have a defense they can build upon, not work around
Through the first three games of the season, Washington has shown an identity on defense that has been missing for a generation.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Nats home schedule comes to an end
For Bryce Harper and others, this will be the last appearance at Nationals Park this season.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Nationals-Marlins series preview: The home schedule comes to an end
For Bryce Harper and others, this will be the last time appearance at Nationals Park this season.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

In second season, Capitals defenseman Madison Bowey must push his way into the lineup again
Bowey played in 51 games as a rookie last year, but was a healthy scratch during the playoffs. He could find himself on the outside looking in to start this season, too.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

In second season, Capitals defenseman Madison Bowey must push his way into the lineup once again
Bowey played in 51 games as a rookie last year, but was a healthy scratch during the playoffs. He could find himself on the outside looking in to start this season, too.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

In second season, Capitals' Madison Bowey must force his way into lineup again
Bowey played 51 games as a rookie last year but was a healthy scratch throughout the playoffs. He could find himself on the outside looking in to start this season, too.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Seven NBA questions the preseason will answer
With training camps opening Monday, here are some issues teams around the league hope to resolve between now and the start of the regular season.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson is out indefinitely with broken left fibula
With the redshirt sophomore set to have surgery Tuesday after being injured in Saturday's upset loss at Old Dominion, the Hokies will turn to backup Ryan Willis against No. 22 Duke.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Men's pro tennis is suddenly awash in team events. Will they help the sport?
Chicago hosted the second annual Laver Cup, and fans turned out to see stars like Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic lead Team Europe to victory.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Seahawks' Earl Thomas taunts Cowboys after they failed to trade for him
The disgruntled Seahawks' star safety could still be deal to Dallas, possibly all the more so now that Seattle has played the the Cowboys -- and beaten them with his help.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

Patriots face an early season crisis, but count out Tom Brady and Bill Belichick at your peril
The Patriots are off to a 1-2 start after losing Sunday night in Detroit. But slow starts are nothing new for them during their run of nearly ceaseless success.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

NFL Week 3: Patriots fall to 1-2; Josh Rosen makes NFL debut; Jimmy Garoppolo injured
Garoppolo sustains a knee injury while his ex-team takes an ugly loss on Sunday Night Football as the breakneck pace of the first two weeks continues.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 24, 2018

TV and radio listings: September 24
Taking a spin around the sports dial.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Vegas odds say Bills-Vikings was biggest upset since 1995 Redskins-Cowboys stunner
Buffalo was a 17-point underdog to Minnesota but, with rookie QB Josh Allen leading the way, not only won the game but did so with ease.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Tiger Woods's failures made him human, so we all can embrace his redemption
When Woods won the Tour Championship for his first victory in five years, he was never more inspiring.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Tiger Woods's failures made him human, so we could all embrace his redemption
When Woods won the Tour Championship for his first victory in five years, he was never more inspiring.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

‘The king is back': Tiger Woods triumph cheered by other pro golfers
Rory McIlroy, Zach Johnson and Billy Horschel were among the PGA players as excited over Woods's victory at the Tour Championship as everyone else was.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Ravens overcome rough start with tough defense to beat Broncos
Baltimore deals Denver its first loss and moves into a tie for first place in the AFC North.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Carson Wentz returns, and he's still playing like Carson Wentz
Eagles quarterback refuses to change his playing style in first game back from injury, a win over the Colts.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

NFL Week 3: Josh Rosen makes NFL debut; Jimmy Garoppolo injured; Patrick Mahomes sizzles; Clay Matthews steams
Jimmy Garoppolo sustains a knee injury and the breakneck pace of the first two weeks continues.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Capitals sign first-round pick Alex Alexeyev to entry-level contract
The 19-year-old defenseman impressed in his first training camp with Washington.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Aaron Rodgers keeps playing, but his knee injury is clearly holding him back
The Packers quarterback has been unable to conjure his usual magic after getting hurt in Green Bay's season opener.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Redskins' banged-up offensive line shines in win; Packers' Wilkerson leaves with injury
Washington's Josh Norman and Morgan Moses suffered minor injuries.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

A bright spot: Orioles prevail to finish with winning record at Yankee Stadium
Baltimore (45-110) leaves New York for final time in 2018 with a 5-4 mark in the Bronx.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

After two conservative games, Redskins' offense gets aggressive in win over Green Bay
Quarterback Alex Smith and his pass-catchers connect on some big plays in the passing game.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Tiger Woods wins the Tour Championship to claim his first victory in five years
Woods, whose last win came in August 2013, had a three-shot lead heading into the final round in Atlanta after shooting a 5-under 65 in Saturday's third round. He wrapped up Sunday with a 1-over 71. Still regaining form after a series of back injuries, Woods will have to wait for his chance to win […]

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

San Francisco 49ers fear quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has a torn ACL
A non-contact injury has San Francisco scrambling.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

NFL Week 3: Drew Brees sparkles in OT; Jimmy Garoppolo injured; Patrick Mahomes sizzles; Clay Matthews steams
Jimmy Garoppolo sustains a knee injury and the breakneck pace of the first two weeks continues.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Redskins vs. Packers
Washington beat the Green Bay at FedexField.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Redskins-Packers takeaways: Adrian Peterson bounces back and defense gets to Aaron Rodgers
Washington built a 28-10 halftime lead and held on to take a 2-1 record into the bye week.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Falcons' Calvin Ridley is your top waiver wire priority for Week 4
Playing on the other side of star wideout Julio Jones has its benefits.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Redskins take down the Packers and a hobbled Aaron Rodgers in 31-17 victory
Washington rides an impressive first-half performance to a win, which ties the team with Eagles for first place in NFC East.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Another Clay Matthews roughing-the-passer call stokes latest NFL quandary
"What's a catch?" has been surpassed.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Redskins lead Packers, 28-10, in the third quarter
Washington looks to improve to 2-1 for the first time since 2008.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Christian Pulisic was among several Americans abroad to score this weekend
Andrija Novakovich and Lynden Gooch recorded two apiece, while Romain Gall, Jann-Christopher George and Taylor Leach had one each.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Steelers reportedly are listening to trade offers for holdout Le'Veon Bell
Meanwhile, reports surface that Coach Mike Tomlin has lost the locker room.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

On base running and how young players change the Nationals' game
As the Nationals have worked more young players into their rotation, their base running misadventures have become a constant source of teaching moments.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Where did it all go wrong? (And a far-fetched solution to turn it around.)
The games should be an outlet, not an obsession. They should provide joy, not anger.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Nothing personal, Lions, but Rob Gronkowski reportedly nixed a trade
A blockbuster trade that never came to be.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Boswell: Tiger Woods's failures made him human, so we could all embrace his redemption
When Woods won the Tour Championship for his first victory in five years, he was never more inspiring.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Redskins defeat the Packers, 31-17, behind Adrian Peterson's 120 yards and two touchdowns
Washington is 2-1 for only the second time since 2008.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Redskins lead Packers, 14-3, in the second quarter
Washington looks to improve to 2-1 for the first time since 2008.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Redskins lead Packers, 28-17, in the fourth quarter
Washington looks to improve to 2-1 for the first time since 2008.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Redskins lead Packers, 28-17, in the third quarter
Washington looks to improve to 2-1 for the first time since 2008.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Redskins look to get to 2-1 against Aaron Rodgers, Packers
Washington looks to improve to 2-1 for the first time since 2008.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

From Norfolk to eternity: Old Dominion springs a glorious upset for the ages
In a triumph that left Coach Bobby Wilder feeling ‘surreal,' the previously winless Monarchs stunned 13th-ranked Virginia Tech, 49-35.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

After 268 Sundays, Tiger Woods is finally back on top with win at Tour Championship
Woods earns his 80th career tournament victory and his first since 2013.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Carson Wentz returns with a touchdown, Bills take surprise lead over Vikings
Can offenses keep up the breakneck pace they set in the first two weeks of the season?

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Carson Wentz set to make return, while Ryan Fitzpatrick tries to stay hot
Can offenses keep up the breakneck pace they set in the first two weeks of the season?

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

NFL Week 3: Patrick Mahomes sizzles, Carson Wentz returns with TD, Bills lead Vikings
The breakneck pace of the first two weeks continues.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

NFL Week 3: Patrick Mahomes sizzles, Clay Matthews draws another controversial penalty
The breakneck pace of the first two weeks continues.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

Jay Gruden never gets too high or too low. On weeks like these, it suits the Redskins.
Washington's coach isn't like most of his NFL counterparts, and it seems to have a balancing effect on his team.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

With nothing left to play for this season, Nationals lose to Mets, 8-6
As a lost season winds down, Washington hopes to find optimism for the future in such games.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

‘I had a hard time not crying': Tiger Woods breaks through with first win since 2013
What a scene as Woods takes the Tour Championship.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

On baserunning and how young players change the Nationals' game
As the Nationals have worked more young players into their rotation, their baserunning misadventures have become a constant source of teaching moments.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

College football winners and losers Week 4: Stanford rallies and leaves Oregon dazed and confused
The 20th-ranked Ducks had the No. 7 Cardinal on the ropes before Saturday's night's clash in Eugene inexplicably turned Stanford's way.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

TV and radio listings: September 23
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

No. 5 Oklahoma escapes with 28-21 OT win over Army
Kyler Murray threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and Parnell Motley intercepted Kelvin Hopkins' fourth-down pass to help No. 5 Oklahoma escape with a 28-21 overtime victory over Army.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 23, 2018

SMU goes for win in OT, tops Navy 31-30 on 2-point pass
SMU beat Navy 31-30 for its first win over the Midshipmen in 20 years.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns signs big extension, while Jimmy Butler gets an excused absence
Butler and Towns made news for very different - but related - reasons Saturday, as Minnesota continues to supply the NBA with plenty of drama.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Photos: No. 8 DeMatha 27, No. 12 Friendship Collegiate 18
The Stags won an admittedly ugly game on the road Saturday.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

‘It wasn't pretty at all,' but No. 8 DeMatha beats No. 12 Friendship Collegiate
The Stags' offense was slow to get going. Eventually they made enough plays to pull out a 27-18 win.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

College football winners and losers Week 4
Ian Book was a shot of life for Notre Dame's offense. Those needing a jolt include Louisville and Virginia Tech.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Orioles suffer 110th defeat of lost 2018 season
Baltimore fell, 3-2, in extra innings to the New York Yankees.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Old Dominion rocks college football with upset of Virginia Tech
The Monarchs entered the game with no wins and as a four-touchdown underdog. The rest is history.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Vintage looking Tiger Woods poised for first win in over five years
A five-under 65 on Saturday at the Tour Championship put Woods, in search of a victory for the first time since the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, up by three shots.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Nationals shut out Mets but are officially eliminated from postseason contention
Washington earns a 6-0 win but is mathematically eliminated from the playoff race.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Jordan McNair report details two attempts at Maryland to revamp athletes' medical care
A previously redacted section said that on two occasions the school's athletic director at the time proposed shifting oversight of athletes' health care away from College Park. One of the proposals has been previously reported by The Post.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Virginia routs Louisville in ACC opener behind dominant performance from LB Charles Snowden
Snowden has an interception, sack and fumble recovery as Virginia holds a conference opponent without a touchdown for the first time since 2009.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Alabama Coach Nick Saban says he plans to keep playing QB Jalen Hurts
"We needed both quarterbacks last year, and we'll need them both again this year," Saban said.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Redskins release WR Breshad Perriman, promote RB Kapri Bibbs
Washington had signed the former first-round pick earlier this week as the team continues to deal with injuries among its receivers.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Turned down by D.C. United academy, 15-year-old moves cross-country alone for another
Hundreds of teenagers are enrolled in such MLS development programs, which can lead to college scholarships and, for a select few, a contract. Fewer go to the lengths of Jairo Guevara of Alexandria, Va., who relocated to Portland.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Alabama football isn't all that great. (Nick Saban told me to say that.)
Sure, the Crimson Tide just rolled past another helpless opponent. But look at all the things it didn't do.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

College football winners and losers Week 4: Book Notre Dame for the winners list
Ian Book was a shot of life for Notre Dame's offense. Those needing a jolt include Louisville and Virginia Tech.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Nationals shut out Mets but are officially out of the postseason
Washington earns a 6-0 win but is mathematically eliminated from the playoff race.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Houston-area superintendent resigns after racist remarks about Texans' Deshaun Watson
The Texas schools official had posted on Facebook that "you can't count on a black quarterback" following a loss by the Texans.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Maryland football thumps Minnesota by flipping the script in its Big Ten opener
The Terps looked like a different team from the week before, jumping out early and never letting up on the way to a 42-13 victory.

Washington Post Sports
Sep 22, 2018

Maryland football thumps Minnesota, gets back on track in its Big Ten opener
The Terps looked like a different team from the week before, jumping out early and never letting up on the way to a 42-13 victory.

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