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Washington Post Sports
Aug 21, 2019

Caron Butler, in joining Wizards telecast, cites Phil Chenier as inspiration
Butler will call about 20 games for NBC Sports Washington alongside new play-by-play man Justin Kutcher.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 21, 2019

Orioles pitcher Hunter Harvey gets first win after long, difficult journey to majors
The former first-round pick who has been dogged by injuries has looked sharp out of the bullpen.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 21, 2019

TV and radio listings: August 21
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 21, 2019

U.S. fencer Race Imboden given 12-month probation for Pan Am Games protest
American hammer thrower Gwen Berry, who raised a fist while on the medal stand, received the same punishment.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Capitals re-sign Jakub Vrana to two-year, $6.7 million deal
The 23-year-old is coming off a career season with 24 goals, ranking third on the team, and 23 assists.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Eighth-inning eruption dooms the Nationals, who go cold in Pittsburgh for a 4-1 loss
Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings, but Wander Suero lit the fuse in the eighth and Starling Marte's three-run homer was the difference.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Bullis reinstates football coach Pat Cilento after assault charge is dismissed
Cilento has been the head football coach at Bullis since 2010.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Capitals re-sign Chandler Stephenson to one-year, $1.05 million deal
Depth forward avoids arbitration with Washington, but a spot in the regular-season lineup is no guarantee.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Nationals reliever Hunter Strickland says he broke his nose in weight room accident
Strickland's availability remained unclear ahead of Tuesday's game in Pittsburgh.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Managing Antonio Brown is essential to relaunching Jon Gruden's coaching career
Brown will provide the greatest test of the coach's patience and ability to bring out the best in entitled star players.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Antawn Jamison returns to Wizards as director of pro personnel
Jamison, a two-time all-star over his six years in Washington, will join the staff headed by Johnny Rogers, the newly hired vice president of pro personnel, in NBA and G League scouting.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Arbitration ruling awards Capitals defenseman Christian Djoos one-year, $1.25 million contract
The ruling will push Washington over the salary cap and force the team to make a change in their projected roster for the upcoming season.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

D.C. United has fresh options for Vancouver visit
Wayne Rooney returns from illness and Norwegian forward Ola Kamara is eligible after returning to MLS last week.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

In rethinking the Wizards, Ted Leonsis blocked the noise and called Barack Obama (and 77 others)
Taking a patient approach in developing Monumental Basketball, Leonsis also leaned on insight from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, legendary coach Gregg Popovich and executives from other leagues.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Joe Jacoby on Donnie Warren's continued exclusion from Redskins Ring of Fame: ‘It just hit a nerve'
The team announced that Chris Samuels and London Fletcher will be inducted sometime this season.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

In search of depth, Maryland's offensive line leans on newcomers and converted defenders
Heading into the season, Locksley said his team has seven offensive linemen who "we feel really good about, that we can count on."

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

He spoke for Maryland football players after a teammate's death. His next field: Politics.
Ellis McKennie is best known for his response to the death of his friend Jordan McNair. His desire to leave an impact guides his aspirations for the future.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Loudoun County team no-hits Rhode Island at Little League World Series
The team's three aces combine for nine strikeouts and allow only two base runners.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Maryland football walk-on receives surprise scholarship: ‘It's still mind-blowing'
Bruce Miller learned he had earned a scholarship by announcing the news before the Ravens-Packers preseason game.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Derrius Guice's status for Redskins-Falcons uncertain; Trey Quinn, Fabian Moreau to sit out
Coach Jay Gruden says of Guice that he is "pretty confident that he has a chance to go." If not, Guice may play in the team's preseason finale against Baltimore.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Ezekiel Elliott and Melvin Gordon hold outs mean big risk for fantasy football owners
Our player rankings and projections take into account a player's role in his team's offense and the difficulty of the matchup, so missing early games opposed to those later in the season could have a disproportionate impact on a player's fantasy value.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Fantasy football 2019 draft cheat sheet
Everything you need to get ready for your fantasy draft.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Alex Ovechkin will travel to China as an NHL ambassador next month
The Capitals captain will attend youth hockey clinics and business development meetings during his visit.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Call of Duty league adds franchises in Los Angeles, Florida
The new franchises put the league at nine teams.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

United's new forward is just happy to get a chance to play again
Norwegian Ola Kamara was happy to leave the Chinese Super League, where he played in just five games, and join D.C. United.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

This 6-foot-8 teen chose soccer over volleyball as a kid. Finally, he listened to his mother.
Francesco Sani, who is one of four players from the East Coast playing for the U.S. in the Under-19 World Championships, learned the game from his mother, a former pro.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

When athletes kneel, the rotten U.S. Olympic regime has no moral standing to object
American athletes must continue to kneel until the USOPC is completely obliterated and rebuilt.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

The next-level fantasy football draft rankings you need to dominate your league
Seasonal and weekly scoring breakdowns for the top 200 players you'll want on draft day

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Three high-volume running backs you can grab after Round 1 of your fantasy football draft
In 2018, the No. 1 running back on a team's depth chart got 23 percent of their team's opportunities on average, the lowest share over the past 17 years.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Overwatch League releases its 2020 schedule
The league will begin its new season with two homestands, one in New York and the other in Dallas.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Sean Doolittle believes ‘the team deserves better,' says he needs to earn back closer role
Manager Dave Martinez has repeatedly stated that Doolittle will be his closer upon returning from the injured list, but Doolittle knows he needs to again show what he can do.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Browns' Baker Mayfield heaps shade on Giants for drafting Daniel Jones
He seems to think Jones didn't win enough in college to earn that pick.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Ezekiel Elliott and Melvin Gordon holdouts have huge fantasy football consequences
Our player rankings and projections take into account a player's role in his team's offense and the difficulty of the matchup, so missing early games opposed to those later in the season could have a disproportionate impact on a player's fantasy value.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Manchester United, players call for social media to take action after Paul Pogba receives racial abuse
The star midfielder was targeted online after failing to convert a penalty kick in Monday's match against Wolverhampton.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

How does ESPN's Karl Ravech make the Little League World Series so much fun?
The long-time ESPN baseball host says he wants to blur the lines between the fun had on a Little League broadcast with the serious nature of MLB games.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Former L.A. Times sports columnist awarded $15.4 million in age-discrimination case
He contends the paper in effect forced him out after he suffered medical setbacks.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Four players going higher than they should be in fantasy football drafts
Misplaced optimism starts as early as early the second round.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

For one Virginia family, a Little League World Series legacy 65 years in the making
Even before Alan Bowden coached his Loudoun county team to Williamsport, Pa., the Little League World Series was a family tradition.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

After field-invading fan injures Adrian, Liverpool is nearly out of goalkeepers
The Champions League winners start the season on the wrong foot after their starter is injured in Premier League opener and backup is taken out by a fan in the UEFA Super Cup.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

After frustrating Redskins debut, Paul Richardson Jr. has a simple goal: ‘Run fast and get open'
Washington's deep-threat wide receiver was injured for most of last season and hopes to bring a different dynamic to the offense in his second year with the team.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo posts 0.0 passer rating in first game back from injury
There's nowhere to go but up.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

After concussions ended her soccer career, a former star is helping girls avoid a similar fate
Girls' soccer players are suffering brain injuries at nearly the same rate as football players. For one, the sport brought her six concussions and severe lasting effects.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Get to know the top high school football players in the D.C. area
A look at 20 standout players you might be hearing from a lot this fall.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Jay-Z has ‘moved past kneeling.' Some NFL players have a problem with that.
Two of the three NFL players who continue to take a knee -- the Panthers' Eric Reid and the Dolphins' Kenny Stills -- have taken issue with Jay-Z's comments as he discussed his partnership with the league.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

This MLB manager believes in the magic of open discussion. His players love him for it.
Clint Hurdle strives to build an atmosphere of trust, leading one-on-one meetings in which Pirates coaches and players share things going well and not well in life.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Redskins hope they can offset their youth at linebacker with some cerebral play
Washington is thin at linebacker after releasing two starters and losing another to injury, but its young players have responded by picking up the scheme quickly.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

TV and radio listings: August 20
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

John Means takes no-hit bid into sixth inning before it all comes crashing down
The Orioles' all-star rookie fails to record an out in the sixth inning after not allowing a hit through five in 5-4 loss to the Royals at Camden Yards.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 20, 2019

Antonio Brown files a second grievance against the NFL over his helmet
He lost the previous grievance in his ongoing attempt to be permitted to wear a discontinued helmet model.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Nationals continue to score early and often, open series against Pirates with a laugher
Nats hitters stay hot, pound Pittsburgh's pitchers in a 13-0 rout to move a season-high 12 games over .500.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

The top fantasy football tight ends to draft in 2019
See how the likes of George Kittle, O.J. Howard and Jordan Reed stack up this year.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

The top fantasy football wide receivers to draft in 2019
See how the likes of Julio Jones, Odell Beckham Jr. and Antonio Brown stack up.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

The top fantasy football running backs to draft in 2019
Taking a look at how the likes of Ezekiel Elliott, Le'Veon Bell and Todd Gurley stack up.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Sean Savoy is closer to home with Maryland football. The other movement doesn't matter.
The junior transferred from Virginia Tech with the understanding he would switch to defensive back from wide receiver. But he has no problem with having switched back after spring practice.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Gruden's preseason apathy breeds slow starts for Redskins
This team need to find momentum in Thursday's game against the Falcons.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Max Scherzer remains on track to return Thursday against the Pirates
Scherzer, 35, threw his usual between-starts bullpen session at PNC Park on Monday.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Megan Rapinoe discusses politics, family and her father's support of Trump: ‘I don't get it'
"How are you simultaneously as proud as punch of me, and watching Fox News all the time, [when they are doing] takedowns of your daughter?'" she said.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

For women's soccer to keep growing, elite clubs must compete more often
To help maintain the momentum of this summer's World Cup, the women's game needs more events like this week's Women's International Champions Cup showcase in North Carolina.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Ezekiel Elliott didn't find Jerry Jones' ‘Zeke who?' quip all that funny
Jones has been pumping up rookie running back Tony Pollard — now at Elliott's expense.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Tiger Woods couldn't fix golf's diversity problem. Steph Curry takes another shot.
The NBA star, with his gift to Howard Univeristy, joins others in D.C. in trying to make the game look more like America.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Tiger Woods couldn't fix golf's diversity problem. Stephen Curry takes another shot.
The NBA star, with his gift to Howard Univeristy, joins others in D.C. in trying to make the game look more like America.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics
After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Maryland hopes transfers from Ohio State, Clemson can bring winning tradition
Linebackers Keandre Jones and Shaq Smith arrive in College Park with firsthand knowledge of how elite programs operate.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Gregg Popovich has a point, but plus-minus has its value
Impartial and curious basketball observers should welcome good information in all its forms.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Jay Gruden suggests he ‘maybe' has talked to Trent Williams recently
Gruden's sudden change in tone suggests that something might be happening between the team and its disgruntled star after weeks of apparent silence.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Going dark: Call of Duty esports circuit awaits Activision's next move
The players and teams at the world championships brace for a new era in the Call of Duty esports scene, one marked right now by an abundance of unknowns.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

How to win your fantasy football draft using the Zero RB strategy
The Zero RB strategy advocates steering clear of running backs until the fifth or sixth round of a draft.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

NBA superstar Stephen Curry gives Howard University the gift of golf
The two-time NBA MVP is giving a seven-figure donation to cover the cost of Howard's golf program for six years at a time when similar programs at HBCUs are struggling to survive.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

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
Aug 19, 2019

Florida Irish bar flushes Conor McGregor's whiskey after punch video surfaces
"Sorry folks, that's just how I felt about a so-called Irishman punching an old man in a bar," the bar's Irish owner says in Facebook video.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Clemson, Alabama unsurprisingly are 1-2 in the preseason AP top 25 college football poll
The Tigers and Crimson Tide seem to have a permanent hold on the top spots.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Sports radio host Matt Jones fired from TV show after announcing Mitch McConnell book
After unveiling his plans to write a critical book of the Senate Majority Leader, host gets ousted from the show he created.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Stephen Curry visits Washington to announce funding golf at Howard University
The NBA star will sponsor the Howard University men's and women's golf teams for the next six years, creating the first Division I program in the historically black college's history.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Redskins hope they can off-set their youth at linebacker with some cerebral play
Washington is thin at linebacker after releasing two starters and losing another to injury, but its young players have responded by picking up the defensive scheme quickly.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Use these fantasy football draft tiers so you're not stuck on the clock
These positional groupings will help you make difficult decisions.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

With Vegas move on horizon, Raiders fans are torn between staying loyal and moving on
Team is expected to relocate to Sin City in 2020, meaning the team and hometown fans must endure one final awkward season.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Howard University to add golf teams after receiving sponsorship from NBA star Stephen Curry
At a time when similar programs at HBCUs are struggling to survive, the two-time NBA MVP is planning a seven-figure donation to cover the cost of Howard's golf program for six years.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Gonzaga forward Terrance Williams commits to Georgetown
Williams, one of the D.C. area's top basketball prospects, chose the Hoyas over Michigan and Notre Dame.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Pete Carroll is the NFL's oldest head coach. You wouldn't know it by watching him.
The league's coaches keep getting younger, but Carroll's message of positivity - complete with pickup basketball and dance-offs - is still at work for the Seahawks.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Raiders GM: Time for Antonio Brown to be ‘all-in or all-out,' get past helmet issue
After the NFL shot down Brown's plan to use a slightly more recent model of his favored helmet, the wide receiver stayed away from Oakland's training camp.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

TV and radio listings: July 19
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Mystics make WNBA record 18 three-pointers, roll Indiana
Washington, which clinched a playoff berth Friday night, managed some well-earned stat-padding in a 107-68 rout of the Indiana Fever.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2019

Dave Martinez did Sean Doolittle no favors, and now the Nats' closer is on the injured list
Martinez's stubbornness regarding Doolittle's role — aided and abetted by the pitcher himself — could be an issue for the Nationals down the stretch.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

A high school football star made his college choice. The next day he died during ACL surgery.
Nick Dixon's family is still looking for answers after the 18-year-old died during one of the most common sports surgeries in the U.S.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

Orioles complete a winless road trip with a painful, 13-7 loss to the Red Sox
Baltimore has lost seven games in a row and 12 of its past 13.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

Nationals blast eight home runs, pound Brewers in series finale
Only a few hours after losing 14-inning marathon, Washington's offense looks anything but hung over in 16-8 rout.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

Loudoun County team throws second straight no-hitter at Little League World Series
Led by 12-year-old Justin Lee, Virginia is the sixth team in Little League World Series history to throw multiple no-hitters in the same tournament.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

Colt McCoy's leg still isn't right and it might have cost him a chance to win Redskins QB job
The fact McCoy's leg still isn't right almost nine months after he cracked his right fibula is concerning.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

Fabian Moreau has ankle sprain, but the Redskins mostly aren't hurting
The often snake-bitten Redskins have been fairly healthy through training camp with few new major injuries. Their luck has held up, for the most part, with three weeks left before the season opener.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

Stipe Miocic seals his legacy with UFC heavyweight championship title over Daniel Cormier
Miocic (19-3) became the most accomplished heavyweight fighter in UFC history after winning his fifth title at Saturday's UFC 241 Heavyweight Championship.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

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

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

Nationals place struggling closer Sean Doolittle on injured list with right knee tendinitis
The Nationals closer has a 12.00 ERA in his last 10 appearances.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

Our first (and last) annual Olive-Branch Guide to College Football in 14 Easy Steps
Let's briefly celebrate our republic's autumn Saturday passion.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

‘Winning doesn't matter.' So what brings fans to see the tanking, dreadful Orioles?
Baltimore fans must create their own joy at the ballpark.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

With new commitment to sports science, Wizards eye their own version of load management
How will the team's new sports science staff handle a workhorse like Bradley Beal during the upcoming 82-game season?

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

Hunter Harvey's debut overshadowed by Baltimore's sixth consecutive loss
The Orioles' first-round pick in 2013 walks one and strikes out two in his major league debut, but offense remains in a rut in 4-0 loss to Red Sox.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

In one of the year's wildest games, Nats fall one rally short in 15-14 loss to Brewers
Sean Doolittle gives up three home runs in the ninth, and five innings later things finally end after Eric Thames's two-run blast.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

D.C. United can't make its shots count in 1-0 loss to Vancouver
D.C. outshoots Vancouver 24-8 but can't break through and blows a prime opportunity to make up ground on Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

TV and radio listings: August 18
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2019

Hunter Harvery's debut overshadowed by Baltimore's sixth consecutive loss
The Orioles' first-round pick in 2013 walks one and strikes out two in his major league debut, but offense remains in a rut in 4-0 loss to Red Sox.

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