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Dec 11, 2019

The Yankees just became the most feared team in the American League after landing Gerrit Cole
Cole, 29, becomes the highest-paid pitcher in baseball history after agreeing to a nine-year, $324 million deal with the defending AL East champions.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 11, 2019

Davis Bertans has a career night, but the Wizards can't finish against the Hornets
Bertans sets career highs with 32 points and eight three-pointers, but Washington loses in Charlotte, 114-107.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 11, 2019

Gerrit Cole agrees to a nine-year, $324 million deal with the Yankees
Cole, 29, becomes the highest-paid pitcher in baseball history after a whirlwind trip through free agency.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 11, 2019

Redskins running back Derrius Guice has an MCL sprain, is placed on injured reserve
The injury to Guice's knee is not considered to be as serious as the ones he suffered earlier in his NFL career.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Maryland suffers its first loss of the season as its struggles at Penn State continue
The Terrapins fall, 76-69, and have now lost four straight games at Bryce Jordan Center.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Davis Bertans has a career night, but the Wizards fall to the Hornets
Bertans sets career highs with 32 points and eight three-pointers, but Washington falls in Charlotte, 114-107.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Astros' A.J. Hinch, in awkward session with reporters, says little about sign-stealing
Citing MLB's ongoing investigation, Hinch avoids specifics in his first session with reporters since the allegations became public.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

If Stephen Strasburg staying means Anthony Rendon leaving, the Nationals will be fine
The Nats probably won't be able to retain the star third baseman, but their core identity will remain intact either way.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Redskins running back Derrius Guice has an MCL sprain, placed on injured reserve
The injury to his knee is not considered to be as serious as the ones he suffered earlier in his NFL career.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman launches initiatives in response to coaching abuse allegations
The four-point plan includes a mandatory annual training program and a hotline set up for where incidents can be reported anonymously.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

NFL hopes to decide quickly whether to punish Patriots for taping Bengals' sideline
New England admitted to violating NFL policy by mistake in taping the Cincinnati Bengals' sideline on Sunday.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Georgetown basketball players resolve one of two complaints filed against them
Myron Gardner, Galen Alexander and Josh LeBlanc agreed to stay away from the complainant under a civil protection order, which does not involve any admission or finding of guilt. The complaint included allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Winner of Devils Backbone and Caps' beer can design contest wants to make it a career
Cole Hogan, an experienced home-brewer and designer, is in the early stages of launching a nanobrewery.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Redskins running back Derrius Guice diagnosed with an MCL sprain in left knee
Guice will miss Sunday's game versus the Eagles and possibly the rest of the season, but the injury is not considered to be as serious as the two knee injuries suffered earlier in his career.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

NFL playoff forecast: Titans continue to rise, while Ravens, 49ers move into top seeds
The 49ers and Ravens have strong positions to claim top seeds, but the other byes remain up for grabs.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Olympian Claressa Shields fights for more exposure for women's boxing
The two-time gold medalist is promoting the women?s sport and trying to fix the ills that beset her hometown of Flint, Mich.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

NFL power rankings Week 15: Ravens, Niners stake their claims as league's top two teams
The Seahawks and Patriots drop after losses.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Bruce Allen's Redskins tenure has been a failure, by almost any measurement
Washington has a 62-94-1 regular season record since 2010, one of the worst marks in the NFL, and the bad news doesn't stop there.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Eli Manning made it interesting, but the Eagles' OT win got them a share of the NFC East lead
Carson Wentz and Zach Ertz teamed for the tying TD late in regulation and for the winning TD in overtime on a rainy Monday night in Philadelphia.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Nationals sign reliever Javy Guerra to a minor league contract
Veteran was with Washington throughout the postseason and was carried on the World Series roster

Washington Post Sports
Dec 10, 2019

Eagles beat Giants in OT to spoil Eli Manning's return, tie for first place in NFC East
Carson Wentz and Zach Ertz teamed for the tying TD late in regulation and the winning TD in overtime.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

The Capitals, with their lineup fully intact, look woefully out of sync in a loss to Columbus
Nicklas Backstrom returned, but Washington's six-game winning streak ended after a poor first period put it in a hole.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Gerrit Cole now has the free agent pitching market all to himself, and the Yankees are looming
The Yankees appear set to make the right-hander baseball's next $300 million man.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Giants-Eagles: Live updates
The veteran quarterback is back for New York following an injury to rookie Daniel Jones.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Stephen Strasburg's contract — and how it's viewed — shows how far he has evolved
In its second-biggest win in the past few weeks, Washington keeps the World Series MVP at home.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

The Terps are playing in ways that Mark Turgeon's teams at Maryland never have
The No. 4 Terps are 10-0 heading into Tuesday's game at Penn State.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Stephen Strasburg contract — and how it's viewed — shows how far he has evolved
In its second-biggest win in the past few weeks, Washington keeps the World Series MVP at home.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Wizards plan to guarantee contract of Jordan McRae, who remains on injured list
Washington also made another decision about an injured player, applying for a Disabled Player Exception for CJ Miles.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

For Tom Brady's Patriots, the questions keep stacking up, and answers aren't easy to find
Another loss to an AFC contender — this one vs. Kansas City in Foxborough — exposed New England as flawed and unable to find a backup plan.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Derrius Guice will miss Redskins' next game with knee injury, may be shut down for season
Washington's second-year running back suffered another knee injury, and the team may sit him down for the rest of the season regardless of what MRI exam results reveal about the severity.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Banning Russia's flag and anthem is perfect for WADA, whose only concern is optics
Real solutions to doping are complex; WADA lacks the sophistication, and integrity, to find them.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Nationals and Stephen Strasburg agree to seven-year, $245 million deal
The contract is the largest ever for a starting pitcher in both total and average annual value.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Alex Ovechkin on the Russia Olympic ban: ‘It's sad news'
Ovechkin has represented Russia in the 2006, 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Every college football bowl game, ranked
Here are the ones not to miss, the ones to keep an eye on and the ones to ignore.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

NFL has a crowded field of Super Bowl contenders. Here's the biggest weakness for each.
The Patriots continue to struggle on offense, the 49ers have been bitten by the injury bug and more issues for the league's top teams.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

What to know from NFL Week 14: Chiefs have a defense, Jimmy Garoppolo has what it takes
Garoppolo and the Chiefs made statements, and the Bills impressed even in a loss.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Russia calls Olympics ban ‘anti-Russia hysteria' and politically motivated
Clean athletes will be able to compete under a neutral flag, but the doping scandal is a fall from grace for a proud program.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Russia banned from 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Decision from the World Anti-Doping Agency bars the country from formal involvement in Summer Games but Russian athletes can compete as neutral athletes

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Why Russia was banned from the Olympics
The World Anti-Doping Agency voted to bar Russia from the next two Olympic Games, the latest chapter in a state-sponsored doping scandal that has rocked international sports.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

Jimmy Garoppolo, the 49ers' game manager? He'd love it if you kept that theory going.
His outing during a wild win in New Orleans — and over the past six games — showed San Francisco is more than a dominant defense and a stout running game.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 09, 2019

The Seahawks had their chance to be the No. 1 seed and knock out the Rams. They didn't deliver.
Seattle is held without a TD on offense in the 28-12 defeat in L.A. and falls behind the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC West.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

The College Football Playoff, the least-flawed system yet, produces a gem in Ohio State-Clemson
Top-seeded LSU will meet Oklahoma in one semifinal, while Ohio State will face Clemson in the other.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Seahawks vs. Rams: Live updates
Seattle needs a win to remain in first place in the NFC West, ahead of San Francisco, and can take over the top seed in the NFC.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Bradley Beal vents about the officiating after another Wizards loss to the Clippers
"It's really unfair and unacceptable," Washington's star said after finishing with 20 points on 5-for-18 shooting.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

College Football Playoff schedule, bracket and what you need to know
What you need to know about the three games that will decide the national champion.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

‘Far from perfect' Virginia bounces back with a 56-47 win over North Carolina
Back home in Charlottesville after an ugly loss at Purdue, the No. 5 Cavaliers righted the ship against the sputtering No. 7 Tar Heels.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Seahawks-Rams: Live updates
Seattle needs a win to remain in first place in the NFC West, ahead of San Francisco, and can take over the top seed in the NFC.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

The Packers have Aaron Rodgers. The Redskins have a decision to make. It's that simple.
Rodgers isn't the reason Green Bay is 10-3, and Dwayne Haskins isn't why Washington is 3-10. But the gulf between the franchises is obvious.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Three takeaways from the Redskins' loss to the Packers
Washington's defense continues to show progress, while Dwayne Haskins displays leadership in loss to Green Bay.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Virginia is heading to the Orange Bowl for the first time
The Cavaliers will face Florida in their first New Year's Six bowl appearance. Virginia Tech is headed to the Belk Bowl, and Navy is bound for the Liberty Bowl.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

The key moments from the Redskins' 20-15 loss to the Packers
Washington running back Derrius Guice exited the game with a knee injury, while the defense again allowed its opponent to score early.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

The College Football Playoff got it right — and Ohio State vs. Clemson just looks dreamy
Top-seeded LSU will meet Oklahoma in one semifinal, while Ohio State will face Clemson in the other.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Maryland rebounds from N.C. State loss with a 105-45 win over Loyola
The Terps got dominant efforts from forwards Shakira Austin and Stephanie Jones.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Redskins lose an injury-filled game to Packers, 20-15, drop to 3-10 on the season
Derrius Guice and Ryan Kerrigan leave with injuries, while Dwayne Haskins impresses teammates by staying in game with hurt ankle.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Packers beat Redskins, 20-15, as Derrius Guice and Ryan Kerrigan leave with injuries
Washington running back Derrius Guice exited the game with a knee injury.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Packers lead Redskins, 14-6, at halftime; Derrius Guice out with knee injury
The Redskins' hot streak and the NFC East's disorder has some fans thinking about the playoffs.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Nationals sign reliever Kyle Finnegan to a major league contract
Finnegan has spent the last seven seasons in the Oakland Athletics' minor league system. He has yet to appear in a major league game but was a standout closer across Class AA and AAA in 2019.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma chosen for College Football Playoff
Top-seeded LSU will meet Oklahoma in one semifinal, while Ohio State will face Clemson in the other.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Patriots-Chiefs AFC championship game rematch among NFL Week 14 games on TV
A Sunday of big games will do its part to clear up the playoff picture.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Redskins look for third straight win against first-place Packers
The Redskins' hot streak and the NFC East's disorder has some fans thinking about the playoffs.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

College football winners and losers: Who will land the No. 1 seed?
A look at the highs and lows of the weekend in college football.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Florida State hires Mike Norvell from Memphis as the college football carousel spins
In a big move Saturday, Ole Miss hired Lane Kiffin.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

At Capital One Arena, UFC Fight Night's heavyweight showdown comes down to final seconds
Jairzinho Rozenstruik's TKO of Alistair Overeem in their heavyweight bout Saturday night matched the latest stopage in UFC history.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Florida State reportedly will name Mike Norvell as coach as the college football carousel spins
In a big move Saturday, Ole Miss hired Lane Kiffin.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Five keys for the Redskins against the Packers
Washington has won two in a row, but a trip to Lambeau Field is a new challenge.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

Clemson steamrolls Virginia to capture ACC title, secure College Football Playoff spot
Third-ranked Tigers score on first five drives and cruise to 62-17 win over Cavaliers.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 08, 2019

LSU, behind the power of purple, makes its case as this year's superteam
On Saturday night in Atlanta, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow wowed again.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

LSU's Joe Burrow dominates as the Tigers blast the Bulldogs for the SEC championship
On Saturday night in Atlanta, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow wowed again.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

Lane Kiffin hired by Ole Miss, the first major move of the college football carousel
There remain plenty of appealing openings.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

LSU-Georgia: Joe Burrow dominates as the Tigers blast the Bulldogs for the SEC championship
Follow along as the Tigers and Bulldogs state their cases for a shot at a national championship.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

Maryland storms back to stun Illinois behind Anthony Cowan Jr.'s 20 points
The Terps overcome a 15-point deficit in the second half thanks to the senior point guard, who hits a clutch three and then the decisive free throw.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

North Carolina and Virginia are both shorthanded entering ACC showdown
The Cavaliers and Tar Heels both are coming off blowout losses and missing a key contributor.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

North Carolina and Virginia are both short-handed entering ACC showdown
The Cavaliers and Tar Heels both are coming off blowout losses and missing a key contributor.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

LSU-Georgia: Live updates
Follow along as the Tigers and Bulldogs state their cases for a shot at a national championship.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

College football winners and losers: Oklahoma takes care of its business, and Baylor
A look at the highs and lows of the weekend in college football.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

LSU-Georgia: Tigers march down field for first strike
Follow along as the Tigers and Bulldogs state their cases for a shot at a national championship.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

Some NHL defensemen bristle at being called ‘offensive,' but what does it even mean?
As teams' styles change, players' roles have evolved, but the labels remain the same.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

College football on TV today: LSU vs. Georgia is the big domino
After twists and turns, the regular season all comes down to this.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

College football winners and losers: Oklahoma-Baylor gets a bump from Oregon
A look at the highs and lows of the weekend in college football.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

Caps keep grinding, finish four-game road trip with four wins
Washington swept the state of California, beating Anaheim, 3-2.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 07, 2019

This time, a thin bench catches up to Wizards in loss to the Heat
Jimmy Butler's triple-double sparks Miami to 112-103 win as injuries catch up to Washington.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

Virginia's Bryce Perkins, in the words of his coach: ‘Underestimate him at your own risk'
The Cavaliers are huge underdogs to Clemson in the ACC championship game, but the senior quarterback has shown plenty of moxie in leading them this far.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

Alex Ovechkin ready to retire ‘right away' if he breaks Wayne Gretzky's goal record
In an ESPN sitdown alongside teammate John Carlson, the Capitals captain discussed the milestone, which he's on pace to set during the 2023-2024 season.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

Howard football coach Ron Prince resigns after allegations of verbal abuse, player intimidation
The Bison will search for their fifth coach in six years.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

Howard football coach Ron Prince resigns amid probe of verbal abuse, player intimidation
The Bison will search for their fifth coach in six years.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

Rooting for college football chaos? Those hopes usually die in conference championships.
Only three of the last 22 title games have resulted in upsets. If that holds this weekend, it could leach some drama from the deciding games.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

The NFC East is embarrassing itself
NFC East teams are 3-18 against opponents with a winning record, the division's worst mark at this point of the season since the NFL expanded to 32 teams.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

Nationals and Howie Kendrick agree to one-year deal
Kendrick had a career year last season and was the MVP of the NLCS.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

As Capitals thrive, the bond strengthens between T.J. Oshie and Jakub Vrana
"This year, we've formed more of a bond and really enjoy playing with each other," Oshie said of playing with Vrana.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

As Michigan State slides and others surge, the Big Ten has a crowded top tier
The Spartans' rough stretch has created room for plenty of challengers for conference supremacy.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

College football winners and losers: Setting the stage
A look at the highs and lows of the weekend in college football.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

Like father, like son: Bronny James, LeBron's kid, is the biggest draw in high school hoops
The 15-year-old son of the face of the NBA is already a star in his own right with nearly four million Instagram followers and a media circus surrounding his high school team.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

Lamar Jackson, Ravens were a perfect match. Most NFL teams would have wasted his skills.
Most teams want to draft a savior; few are willing to commit to a potential one the way Baltimore did.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

Free-falling Cowboys leave the once-proud NFC East in shambles with loss to Bears
Dallas leads the division with a record of 6-7 after falling to the Bears, 31-24. "It's losing, losing, losing," Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says afterward.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 06, 2019

Cowboys' woes continue as they drop below .500 with 31-24 loss to Bears
Dallas surrendered 24 straight points after an opening touchdown, and all four teams in the NFC East now have losing records.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Cowboys vs. Bears live updates: Mitchell Trubisky's big night has Chicago ahead of Dallas by three scores in the fourth quarter
Dallas is only a .500 team and on a two-game losing streak entering Thursday night's game at Chicago.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Georgetown basketball loses top recruit, adding to its week of turmoil
Williams, the top-rated high school prospect in Washington, re-opened his recruitment three days after allegations surfaced against three Hoyas players, and one day after an encouraging on-court victory at Oklahoma State.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Army-Navy uniforms: Navy pays tribute to Heisman winners; Army honors 1st Cavalry Division
The special uniforms celebrate Navy's football heyday in the early 1960s, and Army's tribute to those who flew on on UH-1 "Huey" helicopters during the Vietnam War.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Shorthanded Wizards find hot hands in upset win over 76ers
Rookie Rui Hachimura scores 27 and sharpshooting Davis Bertans adds 25 in surprise 119-113 victory.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Trent Williams on Bruce Allen, Redskins exit and the future: ‘Everybody sees how they treated me'
Williams, who has spent his lost season managing boxers at his gym in Houston, is highly critical of Washington's team president in an extensive interview.

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