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Jan 16, 2019

Fancy footwork: Why NBA players love pedicures
Want to see a confident and chiseled basketball player in peak physical condition blush? Ask to see his feet.

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Jan 16, 2019

TV and radio listings: January 16
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Georgetown catches a break but can't take advantage in a loss to Marquette
Elite scorer Markus Howard leaves early in the game with a back injury for the Golden Eagles, but the Hoyas still come up just short on their home court.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Deion Sanders thinks Kyler Murray should play baseball. ESPN's Mike Greenberg disagrees.
"If I was in his shoes, I'm picking up the baseball bat, and I'm not looking back," Sanders said Monday.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Stephens wins battle of ‘Frenemies' at Australian Open
Sloane Stephens advanced at the Australian Open at the expense of her former doubles partner Timea Babos in a second-round match the women's tour billed as a battle of the so-called frenemies

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

After Trump serves fast food, Ayesha Curry invites Clemson to her restaurant for a ‘real feast'
The wife of Stephen Curry, whose Warriors famously declined an invitation to President Trump's White House, was joined by the likes of Michael Strahan and Quavo in offering the Tigers something more than fast food.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Whitman maintains its flair for the dramatic with close win over Bethesda-Chevy Chase
GIRLS' BASKETBALL | The Vikings extend their winning streak to 10 with a 52-48 victory over their crosstown rivals.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Trump administration calling nearly 50,000 back to work, unpaid, as shutdown drags on
Rank-and-file Democrats rejected the president's invitation to talks at the White House, remaining unified in opposition to a border wall.

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Jan 15, 2019

Brian Dozier had more lucrative offers, but Nationals were ‘the best fit'
The second baseman's decision was also based on what he had heard from former teammates about what it's like to play in D.C.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

John Wetteland, MVP of the 1996 World Series, arrested on child sex-abuse charge
Wetteland faces a charge of continuous sex abuse of a minor younger than 14 in Texas.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

D.C. United at impasse in Yamil Asad talks, but problem is less player than his Argentine club
D.C. United is planning to go forward without the productive midfielder, who played last season on loan from Argentine club Velez Sarsfield. Asked if Velez was being difficult in negotiations, United Coach Ben Olsen simply said, "Yup."

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Redskins keep talking to defensive coordinators. Weird thing is they still have one.
Working for the Redskins, as Greg Manusky is finding, can sometimes feel like ‘Hail' on Earth.

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Jan 15, 2019

Jerry Jones says Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett would have ‘five offers' if available
But the Dallas owner also said, "I reserve the right to change my mind," especially where offensive coordinator Scott Linehan is concerned.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Rank-and-file Democrats reject Trump's invitation to shutdown talks, back Pelosi in opposition to border wall
"Unfortunately, no Democrats will attend," White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said of Tuesday's White House meeting.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Bracketology: Nevada is a puzzling piece in NCAA tournament bracket projection
The Wolf Pack's efforts to build a strong nonconference schedule didn't pan out as expected, which might mean a team with just one loss so far could bump into a ceiling on its seeding.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Coach Sean Payton stays aggressive as Saints seek Super Bowl bid: ‘Expect nothing less'
Payton and quarterback Drew Brees are in their NFC championship game since arriving in New Orleans together in 2006.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

DeMarcus Cousins is just what the Warriors need to get back to dominating the NBA
It may take some time to jell, but the threat of so many proficient perimeter shooters operating around one of the NBA's best and most-versatile big men could elevate the Warriors to a new offensive high point.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Virginia bullies Virginia Tech, turning an anticipated showdown into a rout
The Cavaliers roll, 81-59, in the in-state rivals' first meeting as top-10 teams.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

A Clemson lineman went viral for lovingly gazing at White House Big Macs
Despite what he tweeted, Matt Bockhorst did not pocket "two chicken wraps and a quarter pounder." We think.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

‘This is definitely our craziest adventure': D.C. family heads to London to see the Wizards
Wizards fan Margie Yeager began making travel plans as soon the NBA announced the date for Washington's first regular season game outside of North America.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Capitals' midseason woes continue with deflating 7-2 loss to Predators
With goaltender Pheonix Copley forced into action for the second straight night, Washington puts up little fight in Nashville.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Cold weather to descend on Kansas City just in time for Chiefs-Patriots
Game-time temperatures for the AFC championship game are expected to be below 10 degrees.

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Jan 15, 2019

Serena Williams's ‘granddaughter' Qai Qai is acing the Australian Open
Her toddler daughter Olympia's special doll is living her best life and has a popular, entertaining social media platform to prove it.

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Jan 15, 2019

After facing racist taunts, Maryland youth club gets audience with Caps
Divyne Apollon II and his Metro Maple Leafs teammates were personally invited to Monday's game by Devante Smith-Pelly and John Carlson.

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Jan 15, 2019

‘You guys are the future': After one of their own faced racist taunts, Maryland youth club gets audience with Capitals
Divyne Appolon II and his Metro Maple Leafs teammates were personally invited to Monday's game by Devante Smith-Pelly and John Carlson.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

The Lamar Hunt trophy finally comes home, and the Chiefs think that's just the beginning
Kansas City is known for its January disappointments, but this team believes it has two wins left in it.

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Jan 15, 2019

The Lamar Hunt trophy has finally come home, and the Chiefs think that's just the beginning
Kansas City is known for its January disappointments, but this team believes it has two wins left in it.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence says White House fast-food meme is fake food news
Lawrence said he enjoyed the meal, but never disparaged the press over the choice of fast-food favorites.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Serena Williams wins Australian Open return; Venus gets by
Serena Williams beats Tatjana Maria 6-0, 6-2 in Australian Open return; Venus Williams needs 3 sets to win

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Jan 15, 2019

The eyes have it: New Jets Coach Adam Gase goes viral with facial expressions
The former Dolphins head coach appeared to have an unusual intensity to his gaze while being introduced for his new gig.

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Jan 15, 2019

It's 2019 and the Raiders still don't know where they're playing in 2019
They're running out of time to find a one-season home before their move to Las Vegas.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 15, 2019

Back at it: Serena Williams wins in Australian Open return
Serena Williams beats Tatjana Maria 6-0, 6-2 in Australian Open return

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

TV and radio listings: January 15
Taking a spin around the sports dial.

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Jan 14, 2019

Unranked Syracuse stuns No. 1 Duke at Cameron Indoor in overtime
The Orange's Elijah Hughes hit a shot from his own foul line extended just before halftime, and Syracuse went on to stun Zion Williamson and Co.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Capitals' midseason lull continues with lackluster loss to the Blues
Washington has often looked flat recently, and that was the case again Monday in a 4-1 defeat.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

NFL playoffs bracket and schedule
Everything you need to know about the 2019 NFL playoffs.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

‘Thank you for inspiring America': Trump welcomes the Clemson Tigers to White House
President Trump welcomed the 2018 College Football Playoff national champions the Clemson Tigers to the White House on Jan. 14.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

‘All American stuff': Watch Trump welcome the Clemson Tigers with a fast-food buffet
President Trump served a fast-food meal to College Football Playoff national champions the Clemson Tigers at the White House on Jan. 14. According the White House, Trump paid for the meal because of the government shutdown.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Trump serves fast-food meal for Clemson's White House visit
President Trump served a fast-food meal to 2018 College Football Playoff national champions the Clemson Tigers at the White House on Jan. 14. According to CNN's Kaitlan Collins, Trump paid for the meal because of the government shutdown.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft amid reports he wants more money from Oakland A's
MLB and Oakland officials are reportedly working on "something creative" to keep the Heisman Trophy winner from continuing his football career.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Against Marquette's Markus Howard, Georgetown will need to rise to the defense
The Hoyas had a defensive breakthrough Saturday when Jamorko Pickett stepped up, but they'll need the whole team on board to contend with the best scorer in the Big East.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

D.C. United selects two players in third round of MLS draft
Vermont's Leandro "Geo" Alves and California's Shinya Kadono join the preseason roster.

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Jan 14, 2019

Trump promises fast food feast for Clemson's White House visit
For the second time in three years, Clemson will spend time with Trump in Washington.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Girls' basketball notebook: Tuscarora more than just its 26-point-per-game scorer
Howard and Maret are thriving with inexperienced rosters, and Oxon Hill's star set a milestone.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Boys' basketball notebook: Wilde Lake outrunning the rest of Howard County
Plus, Episcopal is more dangerous than it seems, Friendship Tech shows poise and Patriot is looking for defense.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Caps' Devante Smith-Pelly and Andre Burakovsky hit the big time with pizza commercial
The teammates combine to rhyme a tagline in a new spot for Paisano's.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

‘I'm trying to come back with an accent': Wizards are ready for London
The Wizards' Sunday night flight to London was delayed nearly 24 hours due to snow.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Boys' basketball Top 20: Flint Hill moves into top five; St. Charles and Lake Braddock join rankings
Sidwell Friends, Potomac Falls also rise up the rankings

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Girls' basketball Top 20: Not much movement up top, but there's plenty parity
Teams are now fully into their conference schedules.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

‘Pitching Ninja' is turning Twitter into a digital scouting showcase. MLB teams have noticed.
"If you're throwing 102 and can't be seen, what about all these other guys I've seen who are good and throw 88 and 90?" asked Rob Friedman, who runs the Pitching Ninja account.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Maryland basketball weathers late scoring drought to beat Wisconsin, 64-60
After going more than 10 minutes without a field goal, the Terps got a timely three from Anthony Cowan Jr. to lift them to their sixth straight win.

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Jan 14, 2019

Tom Brady is exactly where he wants to be — an underdog in the AFC championship game
The chip is firmly in place on his shoulder heading into the AFC championship game.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Nick Foles is likely done with the Eagles. Where will he land next?
We could see a 'free-for-all' for his services this offseason, according to one report.

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Jan 14, 2019

6 things that could decide NFL's conference title games, including Tom Brady's road struggles
Here's what matters most for Sunday's NFC and AFC championship matchups.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Offense got them to AFC, NFC Championships, but defense will decide who reaches Super Bowl
For the first time in the Super Bowl era, the league's top four scoring offenses, based on points per game, will make an appearance in the conference championship games.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Homeless man gets three AFC championship tickets after helping a Chiefs player stuck in the snow
Offensive lineman Jeff Allen used social media to find Dave Cochran, who lives in his 1995 Suburban.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

A homeless Good Samaritan helped a Chiefs player get to playoff game
Jeff Allen used social media to find the man he knew only as Dave and he's giving him AFC championship game tickets.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

James Harden scored 38 points but still had one of the worst nights ever
Reigning MVP ties NBA record for most missed three-pointers in one game.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

On bad hip, Andy Murray out in 1st round of Australian Open
Andy Murray nearly pulled off quite a comeback before losing 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-2 to 22nd-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut at the Australian Open

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Andy Murray bids an emotional farewell to Australian Open with first-round loss
The Scottish star hopes to fight through a painful hip condition to make Wimbledon his swan song.

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Jan 14, 2019

With Rams-Saints, Patriots-Chiefs, the NFL's scoring machines are left standing
The league's four highest-scoring offenses during the regular season will match up in Sunday's conference championship games with Super Bowl spots at stake.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Watch live: President Trump serves fast-food feast as Clemson visits White House
For the second time in three years, Clemson will spend time in Washington with Trump, who reportedly was paying for the fast food out of his own pocket because of the government shutdown.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

‘We have everything that I like': Trump serves fast-food feast for Clemson's White House visit
For the second time in three years, Clemson spent time in Washington with Trump. The White House said the president paid for the fast food out of his own pocket because of the partial government shutdown.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

A Chiefs player rewards a homeless Good Samaritan who helped him in the snow
Jeff Allen used social media to find the man he knew only as Dave and he's giving him AFC championship game tickets.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Virginia-Va. Tech as a top-10 matchup is a tribute to Tony Bennett and Buzz Williams
A January showdown of national significance would have seemed virtually impossible when both coaches arrived.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Nadal, Sharapova and Wozniacki advance at Australian Open
No. 2-ranked Rafael Nadal had a 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 win over Australian wild-card entry James Duckworth in the first round of the Australian Open, his first match since September.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

What could top this captivating NFL season? These conference championship matchups.
Chiefs-Patriots and Saints-Rams showcase the best of pro football's resurgent year.

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Jan 14, 2019

Should the Eagles change their mind about saying goodbye to Nick Foles?
Philadelphia's former Super Bowl MVP is in line to become a free agent, but the team could still try to keep him.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

Carson Wentz over Nick Foles shouldn't be an automatic choice for the Eagles
Philadelphia's former Super Bowl MVP is in line to become a free agent, but the team could still try to keep him.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

To Alshon Jeffery, Eagles' loss to Saints is ‘on me.' To some Bears fans, it's ‘karma.'
The Philadelphia receiver commits a costly drop a week after taunting Chicago fans.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 14, 2019

How 149 American soccer players abroad fared this weekend
A wonder goal by a 17-year-old in England's third tier and a move to Scotland by Ian Harkes are among the notable items. Meantime, Brendan Moore left England for Atlanta United and Alex De John departed Sweden for Orlando City.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Nadal, Sharapova advance in straight sets at Australian Open
No. 2-ranked Rafael Nadal had a 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 win over Australian wild-card entry James Duckworth in the first round of the Australian Open, his first match since September.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Sarah Thomas makes more NFL history as first female on-field official in playoff game
The Mississippi native, who had already become the first woman to officiate a college football bowl game and the NFL's first full-time female official, worked as a down judge for the Chargers-Patriots game.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

TV and radio listings: January 14
Taking a spin around the sports dial.

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Jan 13, 2019

Sharapova routs Dart 6-0, 6-0 to start Australian Open
Maria Sharapova gave an illustration of why she's got the second-best record in first-round matches at the majors when she beat Harriet Dart 6-0, 6-0 to start the Australian Open

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Kyler Murray reportedly wants more money from Oakland A's to pass on NFL draft
MLB and Oakland officials are working on "something creative" to keep the Heisman Trophy winner from continuing his football career.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Tom Brady seems to think that ‘everyone thinks we suck'
The Patriots quarterback could hardly be more wrong about that, but anything to get a little extra motivation, right?

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Tom Brady, Bill Belichick don't worry about the past. That's why the Patriots still have a future.
New England didn't look like its usual dominant self at times this season. Then it went out and dismantled the Chargers in its first postseason game.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

The Bradley Beal-Thomas Bryant bond is getting stronger with every game
As prolific as Beal has been on offense of late, the all-star guard continues to build a rapport with the young big man, as well.

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Jan 13, 2019

Eagles-Saints live updates: New Orleans takes first lead after 92-yard TD drive
Everything you need to know from Sunday's NFC divisional-round matchup.

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Jan 13, 2019

A Chiefs player hopes to reward a homeless Good Samaritan who helped him in the snow
Jeff Allen used social media to find out the man's identity.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

‘Football is football': Richie Burke brings decades of experience to the Washington Spirit
Burke, 54, will coach the Spirit to a demanding standard he developed as a player and coach.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

On cusp of 1,000th game, hard-hitting Brooks Orpik's biggest impact for Capitals was off the ice
"He's been the biggest reason, in terms of players, that we've been able to change the culture here into a championship level culture and team," goaltender Braden Holtby said.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Patriots beat Chargers, 41-28, to advance to AFC title game matchup with Chiefs
Everything you need to know about Sunday's AFC divisional-round matchup.

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Jan 13, 2019

Chargers-Patriots live updates: Another Sony Michel TD gives New England the lead again
Everything you need to know about Sunday's AFC divisional-round matchup.

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Jan 13, 2019

Braden Holtby practices after getting hit in eye with high stick
The Capitals aren't expected to recall another goaltender before Monday's game against the Blues, meaning Holtby is at least healthy enough to dress, if not start.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Capitals' Braden Holtby practices after getting hit in eye with high stick
The Capitals aren't expected to recall another goaltender before Monday's game against the Blues, meaning Holtby is at least healthy enough to dress, if not start.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Watch the demolition of Milwaukee's Bradley Center
The old place is coming down bit by bit and it was the steel roof's turn Sunday.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Hey, insert name of American city here, wanna host the Raiders in 2019?
Mark Davis said he won't renew his lease if he's being sued by the city of Oakland, raising the possibility that the new Black Hole could be coming to a city near you.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Terrell Owens calls for Jason Garrett to be fired after Cowboys' loss
The former Dallas wide receiver believes it's time to make a change.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Saints advance to NFC title game after rallying to beat Eagles: ‘We took their best punch'
New Orleans hangs on to win, 20-14, ending Philadelphia's surprise playoff run.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Haitian wrestlers find second home with Springbrook
The high school's wrestling team has helped brothers Dassaeve and Pierre Jean adapt to life in the U.S., and the brothers have returned the favor with strong performances on the mat.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

The Patriots' Tom Brady, recovering from reported MCL injury, faces Philip Rivers and Chargers
Everything you need to know about Sunday's AFC divisional-round matchup.

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Jan 13, 2019

The Patriots' Tom Brady, recovering from reported MCL injury, faces Philip Rivers and the Chargers one more time
Everything you need to know about the eighth career meeting between Brady and Rivers.

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Jan 13, 2019

Eagles-Saints live updates: New Orleans escapes with 20-14 victory, will play Rams for NFC title
Philadelphia jumped out to an early lead, but New Orleans came back and then snuffed out Nick Foles's final drive.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Saints escape with a 20-14 victory over Eagles, will play Rams for NFC title
Philadelphia jumped out to an early lead, but New Orleans came back and then snuffed out Nick Foles's final drive.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Eagles and Nick Foles take their magic act to New Orleans
The sixth-seeded Eagles face the top-seeded Saints in an NFC divisional playoff game Sunday at the Superdome.

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Jan 13, 2019

Eagles vs. Saints
The sixth-seeded Eagles face the top-seeded Saints in an NFC divisional playoff game Sunday at the Superdome.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Brady, Belichick don't worry about the past. That's why the Patriots still have a future.
New England didn't look like its usual dominant self at times this season. Then it went out and dismantled the Chargers in its first postseason game.

Washington Post Sports
Jan 13, 2019

Eagles-Saints live updates: New Orleans holds narrow lead in fourth quarter
Everything you need to know from Sunday's NFC divisional-round matchup.

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