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Washington Post Sports
May 24, 2019

Kawhi Leonard strikes perfect balance for Raptors, pulling closer to Warriors rematch
The Raptors' path to the NBA's grandest stage opened wide Thursday as Kawhi Leonard led Toronto to a 105-99 road win over Milwaukee. The two-time defensive player of the year turned in another masterful performance guarding Giannis Antetokounmpo, but it was his closeout confidence that brought Toronto to within one win of its first Finals trip.

Washington Post Sports
May 24, 2019

TV and radio listings: May 24
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
May 24, 2019

Which was worse: Aaron Rodgers's beer-chugging debacle or Bucks' home loss to Raptors?
In attendance at Game 5 of the NBA playoff series in Milwaukee, the Packers quarterback was shown up by not just one of his offensive linemen but also Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich.

Washington Post Sports
May 24, 2019

Sidwell Friends, St. John's take DCSAA track titles
Quakers rally for boys' crown while Cadets continue a hardware-filled girls' season.

Washington Post Sports
May 24, 2019

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead
Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 Thursday night to grab a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Klay Thompson irked that all-NBA nod — and shot at an extra $31 million — went to Kemba Walker
"I'd rather win a championship than be third-team all-NBA," said the Warriors star with a pronounced roll of the eyes.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

A Utah man's quest ends tragically after he reaches the top of Mount Everest
Donald Lynn Cash was completing his goal of climbing the highest peak on each continent.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

20 numbers that explain Dan Snyder's 20 years with the Redskins
On May 25, 1999, NFL owners unanimously approved the $800 million sale of the team to a group led by a rich 34-year-old who was a lifelong Redskins fan. What could go wrong?

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Bradley Beal left off all-NBA team as Wizards potentially sidestep supermax dilemma
Following a career year, Beal received 31 points in third-team votes and 34 overall points, the most of all other players left off one of the three all-NBA teams.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

John Thompson, larger than life for what he said and what he didn't, has one last story
At age 77, former Georgetown basketball coach has another issue he wants to address: himself.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Yankees rest Orioles killers Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres, but still finish sweep
The New York Yankees continued to bash Baltimore Orioles pitching and finished a sweep.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Velocity is strangling baseball — and its grip keeps tightening
Pick a problem, or a perceived problem, in baseball, and it can probably be traced back, directly or indirectly, to the rise of velocity as the sport's ultimate weapon.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Olympic sexual abuse prevention center needs federal funding help, USOC chief says
Sarah Hirshland says the Center for SafeSport should receive government funding similar to USADA.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

ESPN's ‘Sunday Night Baseball' mascots face uncertain future after Presidents Race debut
Giant-headed Alex Rodriguez could return to Nats Park for a rematch next season.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Bradley Beal left off all-NBA team, as Wizards potentially sidestep supermax dilemma
Following a career year, Beal received 31 points in third-team votes and 34 overall points, the most of all other players left off one of the three all-NBA teams.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Nats Manager Dave Martinez kicks dirt on home plate, spikes cap after getting ejected
Martinez's third career ejection looked a lot like his first.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Kevin Durant, likely to miss start of NBA Finals, is feuding with Chris Broussard of Fox Sports
Being sidelined with a calf injury has only given the Warriors forward more time to react to things people are saying about him on the Internet.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Nationals swept by Mets after wasting another late-inning lead; Dave Martinez ejected
After taking the lead in the top of the eighth inning, Washington folds again in fifth straight loss.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Maryland moves to meet key recommendation made in wake of Jordan McNair's death
The university announced plans for a head physician to oversee athletic trainers and sports medicine staff, and to report to the University Health Center rather than the athletic department.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Who cares about Dave Martinez? In a lost season, Nationals face tougher decisions.
Washington must confront questions about who's worth keeping that go well beyond the manager.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Jets Coach Adam Gase calls Le'Veon Bell trade rumors ‘ridiculous'
He also said he didn't push former GM Mike Maccagnan out the door.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Pete Buttigieg: ‘I had put my life on the line' to defend NFL players' right to protest
The presidential candidate and Navy veteran said football players' right to protest was a "fundamental American freedom."

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

For Maryland goalie Megan Taylor, ‘there's no time to be stressed' — even in the Final Four
The senior stands out among teammates as much for her unflappable, happy-go-lucky demeanor as her remarkable results.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Ilya Samsonov, Capitals' top prospect and goalie of the future, finds his footing in Hershey
Since Samsonov recorded his first American Hockey League shutout Jan. 12, he posted a 15-3-1-1 record with a 1.78 goals against average and a .930 save percentage.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Get off the court, Drake
Bucks Coach Mike Budenholzer wasn't a fan of the rapper's in-game shoulder rub.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

ESPN's ‘Sunday Night Baseball' mascots face uncertain future after Presidents' Race debut
Giant-headed Alex Rodriguez could return to Nats Park for a rematch next season.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Wizards offer president of basketball operations job to Nuggets executive Tim Connelly
It was not immediately clear whether Connelly accepted the position.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

When it's the Redskins and Reuben Foster, even a freak injury makes you wonder
A significant injury moments into an initial practice has to be lamentably bad luck. And yet .?.?.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Tiger Woods will avoid another long break, play at Memorial
He skipped everything between the Masters and the PGA Championship, and the rust was evident.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Olympic sex-abuse prevention center needs federal funding help, USOC chief says
Sarah Hirshland says the Center for SafeSport should receive government funding similar to USADA.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

The Yankees' Gleyber Torres torments the Orioles like no hitter has ever tormented a team
Torres is the first player to have 10 of his first 12 home runs come against one team.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Catsuits, clay courts and Roger Federer: Here's your 2019 French Open primer
Answers to a few big questions about the year's second Grand Slam, including the latest on Serena Williams.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

A Utah man's quest ends tragically after reaching the top of Mount Everest
Donald Lynn Cash was completing his goal of climbing the highest peak on each continent.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

After Tim Connelly opts to stay in Denver, Wizards return to square one
Washington will shift to previous candidates, including Troy Weaver, Danny Ferry and Tommy Sheppard, though a hire does not appear imminent.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Division III football school kicked out of conference for being too good
The University of St. Thomas is too successful at football, so the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference kicked it out.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Capitals re-sign Shane Gersich, Brian Pinho to two-way contracts
Keep up to date with the Capitals' moves this summer.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Juan Soto grew up idolizing Robinson Canó. Now he's playing against him regularly.
The veteran Canó, 36, has forged an off-field connection with the Nationals' 20-year-old star.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

MLB teams' involvement with Cuban players under Justice Department scrutiny
Federal agents investigating whether team employees have been participated in or had knowledge of immigration fraud.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Dominant Division III football school kicked out of conference for being too good
The University of St. Thomas is too successful at football, so the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference kicked it out.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Chris Long admits to smoking marijuana, calls NFL drug-testing plan ‘kind of silly'
Recently retired player says there are much worse things NFL players could be putting into their bodies.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Brooks Koepka passes his toughest test yet, and his reward is a second PGA Championship
Koepka overcomes brutal conditions at Bethpage Black to avoid a historic collapse and win his fourth major in the past 23 months.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

As ACL tears pile up, doctors and coaches worry that kids are playing too much basketball
Year-round basketball schedules are putting young athletes at risk of knee injuries. "We are pushing our kids to the limit," says one doctor.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

‘Velocity is the number one thing': This high-tech biomechanics lab is changing baseball
Driveline Baseball is helping pitchers throw harder than ever, using sophisticated equipment and an intellectual approach. Its influence can be felt at the highest levels of the sport.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Capitals' blue line depth is an oft-touted strength, one that may be tested by offseason turnover
Washington has long touted defense as the jewel of its prospect pipeline, and with turnover to the Capitals' corps expected this summer, that organizational depth might finally be tested.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

From benchwarmers to starters, two seniors save Maryland lacrosse in NCAA tournament
This season, attackman Louis Dubick and goalie Danny Dolan emerged as Maryland's breakthrough players.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

MLB attendance is dropping but revenue is somehow up. How is that possible?
All across America, people are not going to baseball games, even when they want to.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Jonathan Allen, Redskins defensive line hope to lead resurgence
Washington's defensive front is young, deep and talented, and hopes to set the tone for the entire defense.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Maryland blasts Denver to reach 11th straight women's lacrosse Final Four
The Terps also extended their home winning streak to 87 games. "Best place on earth, right?" said Caroline Steele, who scored seven goals.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

To qualify or not qualify restricted free agent Andre Burakovsky, that is the Caps' question
"We're gonna have to talk about how we want to allocate that money and what role he would play on our team going forward," General Manager Brian MacLellan said.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

As Wizards' GM search rolls on, Tommy Sheppard keeps going without assurance of permanent gig
Across the globe, Sheppard continues to serve as interim president of basketball operations.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Kevin Durant's latest online feud is with Chris Broussard of Fox Sports
Being sidelined with a calf injury has only given the Warriors forward more time to react to things people are saying about him on the Internet.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

D.C. United falls in friendly, but Yow finds con?dence builder in loss
"It's huge for me, not just to get my first goal, but it's a confidence-builder," the 16-year-old Yow said.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Sean Doolittle and Joe Maddon agree: MLB should provide more clarification of toe-tap rule
After the Cubs dropped their protest, Washington's closer called on the league to address this gray area.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Severna Park upends Howard to win fourth straight 4A boys' lacrosse title
Goaltender Casey Fox keeps his nerve between the pipes to lead the Falcons to their ninth championship overall.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

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

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Severna Park claims 14th Maryland state girls' lacrosse title
No. 9 Falcons handle Dulaney, 10-5, to capture the Maryland 4A crown.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Five-home run night for New York dooms Baltimore
Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez lifted the Yankees to another win in Baltimore.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

James Holzhauer is the face of ‘Jeopardy!' He's also the new face of sports betting.
While becoming a trivia icon, Holzhauer has helped "demystify" the image of professional sports gamblers.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Nationals find another way to lose, this time with their best reliever
Closer Sean Doolittle adds gas to the flames of a six-run Mets eighth in a 6-1 loss, Washington's fourth straight.

Washington Post Sports
May 23, 2019

Nationals welcome Matt Adams back from injured list, send Adrián Sanchez to Class AA
Adams has been out for the last 17 days with a left shoulder strain.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Nationals welcome Matt Adams back from injured list, send Adrian Sanchez to Class AA
Adams has been out for the last 17 days with a left shoulder strain.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Northern falls again to unbeaten Westminster in Md. 3A boys' lacrosse final
Patriots dig early hole and are unable to equalize in thrilling final minute as Owls cap 19-0 season with 9-8 win.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Juwan Howard returns to Michigan as its new men's basketball coach
The former member of the Wolverines' "Fab Five" teams has been an assistant coach with the Miami Heat since 2013, when his 19-year NBA career ended.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Redskins officially place Reuben Foster on injured reserve
Washington signed veteran Jon Bostic in a corresponding move to address depth at the position.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes.
Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

World Cup scraps 2022 expansion plans, will play in Qatar with 32 teams
Officials had hoped a neighboring country or countries would volunteer to host 16 matches, but Qatar is diplomatically isolated in the Arab world.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Clock is ticking for Wizards to salvage driftless GM search
The NBA draft is less than a month away and Washington still has two-thirds of a roster to fill.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

John Thompson says Wizards GM candidate Danny Ferry is ‘absolutely not' a racist
The former Georgetown coach is infuriated when he hears people label Ferry as such for an incident that happened when he was with the Hawks.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Roger Goodell declines to say whether the NFL will discipline Robert Kraft
NFL commissioner also says that the league plans to interview Chiefs star Tyreek Hill when it is feasible.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

The Blues are back in the Stanley Cup finals after nearly 50 years of weird
Bought and sold repeatedly, good but rarely great and nearly moved to Saskatchewan: St. Louis fans have seen it all.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Aaron Rodgers hated the ‘Game of Thrones' ending. Here's why.
"You come down to the ending and Tyrion says the person with the best story is Bran?!" 12 speaks for the world.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Aaron Rodgers destroyed the ‘Game of Thrones' ending. Here's why.
"You come down to the ending and Tyrion says the person with the best story is Bran?!" 12 speaks for the world.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Dave Martinez is a good man. But he probably shouldn't be managing the Nationals.
It wouldn't feel pleasant to fire the Washington Nationals manager. But it's starting to feel necessary.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Stanley Cup preview: Brace yourself for another Boston title
St. Louis is 0-12 in Stanley Cup final games.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Reuben Foster injury is painful for Redskins, who viewed him as a potential team leader
Washington had hoped Foster, who will miss the season with a torn ACL, would be a difference-maker and leader on defense, despite a past that includes two domestic violence arrests.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

USMNT roster unveiled for training camp ahead of Jamaica friendly and Gold Cup
Gregg Berhalter is preparing for his first major competition as U.S. men's national soccer team coach.The highly anticipated roster is a complicated matter.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Brace yourself for another Boston title
St. Louis is 0-12 in Stanley Cup final games.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Conor McGregor says ‘war is not over' with Khabib Nurmagomedov, calls for rematch
In an interview with motivational speaker Tony Robbins, the former UFC champion, who retired in March but has hinted at a return, also crowed about landing the "final blow'"during the melee after his October loss to Nurmagomedov.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

NFL won't change its overtime rules despite Chiefs' push for both teams to get a possession
Proposal by Kansas City, which lost the AFC championship game in overtime to the Patriots, is not ratified by owners.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Draymond Green promised a reporter a trip to the NBA Finals. Now the reporter hopes to collect.
The Golden State Warriors borrowed an Oregonian reporter for their pregame hype ritual. Now he's waiting on a trip to the finals.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

It's been 20 years since Daniel Snyder bought the Redskins. Here's a season-by-season look.
Snyder purchased the team in May 1999.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Fans who spent thousands on Women's World Cup tickets irate to learn seats are not together
FIFA officials are not certain how many fans are affected, and blame the demand for tickets to the semifinals and final match for the problems.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

O.J. Simpson's No. 32 given to Bills player for first time in 42 years
Simpson, who last played for Buffalo in 1977, said he was "fine" with his number being worn by running back Senorise Perry, who plays mostly on special teams and was signed in the offseason.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

LeBron James once brushed off a 2-2 tie with the Raptors. The wobbly Bucks don't have that luxury.
Three years ago, LeBron James said that a 2-2 tie with the Toronto Raptors wasn't an "adverse situation."

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

TGIF, for everyone but the Nationals
Washington has lost 10 consecutive games on Fridays dating back to last August.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

TV and radio listings: February 25
Your guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

TV and radio listings: May 22
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Top-ranked Huntingtown, No. 5 Chesapeake advance to Maryland 3A softball final
Hurricanes hammer Bel Air while Cougars overpower Linganore to move on.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

The NFL is already considering tweaks to its replay-for-interference measure
The league's competition committee plans to seek authorization from the owners to modify the new system by which pass interference is reviewable by instant replay, and potentially make all such reviews come on coaches' challenges.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Reuben Foster's torn ACL is confirmed; LB will miss entire Redskins season
Team's initial fears are realized regarding the injury. Once the swelling diminishes, the Redskins will determine if there is more damage.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Mistake-free baseball helps La Plata return to state championship
The Warriors had little room for error in their 1-0 win over Hereford in the Maryland 2A semifinals Tuesday.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Old Mill walks off Whitman, will meet Sherwood for Md. 4A baseball title
Patriots scrape out a run in the seventh for 4-3 win; Warriros take care of Eleanor Roosevelt to advance.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Orioles pitchers set a sorry standard in blowout loss
Baltimore becomes fastest team to give up 100 homers in 11-4 loss to Yankees.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Nationals' bullpen melts down again as Mets walk off with 6-5 win
Relievers blow a pair of leads and can't hold New York down in the ninth of nother painful loss.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Glen Burnie, Sherwood set up meeting in 4A softball championship
The Gophers beat Whitman, 3-1; the Warriors topped Bowie, 3-2.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Glenelg gets over the hump, captures 2A boys' lacrosse title
Gladiators score in every quarter of 11-7 win over Century, earn first crown since 2011.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Grand slam in the 10th inning propels Potomac School to ISL softball title
The Panthers let a three-run lead slip away before eventually finishing off Flint Hill, 9-7.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Blues, in search of their first Stanley Cup, to face Bruins in finals
The Blues, who got past the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference finals, have never won the Stanley Cup.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

The ridiculous feud between Adam Eaton and Todd Frazier now features homeowner's advice
Frazier responded to Eaton's comments about Monday's dust-up between the players before Tuesday's game in New York.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Real Betis, coming off win at Real Madrid, visits D.C. United for Audi Field friendly
Betis just completed its Spanish La Liga campaign in 10th place, and as the first club since 2002-03 to win at Barcelona (4-3) and at Real Madrid (2-0) in the same season.

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