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Jul 06, 2021

Mexican club Puebla withdraws from D.C.'s Capital Cup because of coronavirus outbreak
Three teams remain: D.C. United, Alajuelense (Costa Rica) and Alianza (El Salvador).

Washington Post Sports
Jul 06, 2021

Phoenix Suns have gone from long shots to NBA Finals favorites
Phoenix's case as Finals favorites begins with its balanced offense and team defense, as well as health, workload, rest and home-court advantages.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 06, 2021

The NFL's investigation was just like Daniel Snyder's workplace culture: Rotten
The NFL wraps up a six-month probe into the team's toxic culture and discloses virtually none of its findings and offers no blame. Nothing to see here.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 06, 2021

The Match IV: What to know about Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady vs. Bryson DeChambeau, Aaron Rodgers
The made-for-TV showdown returns, this time from a course in Montana, with two quarterbacks and two golfing stars.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 06, 2021

John McEnroe criticized for ‘harsh' comments about Emma Raducanu's Wimbledon retirement
The official explanation was that the 18-year-old Brit had breathing problems, but that didn't put an end to the speculation.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 06, 2021

In return to Nats' lineup, Trea Turner shows his knack for making a difference
Trea Turner chipped in a homer, a single and a walk in the Nationals' 7-5 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 06, 2021

Nationals manager Davey Martinez: ‘There was an emptiness last year'
The Nats skipper on having fans back in the stadium, managing players, and the power of positivity.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 06, 2021

Tokyo Olympics marathon runners will now have to battle the pain barrier without fans to buoy them
Marathon runners have already been denied the honor of a finish in the Olympic Stadium. Now, they will have to do without fans too, because of covid restrictions.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 06, 2021

A former NBA executive uses basketball principles to push for diversity in the boardroom
A former point guard is the CEO of Management Leadership for Tomorrow, a non-profit using sports principles to empower Black, Latinx and Native Americans for professional advancement.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 06, 2021

At the end of an agonizing NBA season, two survivors offer a new possibility
This time, a league of dynasties and superstar coalitions bows to the persistence of a few elite players who did it the hardest way possible.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 06, 2021

Nationals edge the Padres despite another rough and short start for Jon Lester
By exiting in the fourth inning, the veteran left-hander drops another heavy workload on the Washington bullpen.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 06, 2021

Canadiens extend Stanley Cup finals with an overtime win in Game 4
Josh Anderson scores 3:57 into the extra period, and the series will head back to Tampa.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

Nationals start West Coast swing with a handful of key players on the mend
Washington traveled with Kyle Schwarber, Stephen Strasburg, Daniel Hudson and several other players working toward a return to the field.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

NFL fines Washington Football Team $10 million; Tanya Snyder to run operations for now
NFL investigation led by Beth Wilkinson happened in the wake of multiple Washington Post reports detailing allegations of sexual harassment by female former employees.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

In its final Olympic tuneup, U.S. women's national team looks ready for Tokyo
The United States builds an early four-goal lead and cruises to a 4-0 win over Mexico as Tokyo awaits.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

Aaron Wiggins will stay in the NBA draft, forgoing his senior season at Maryland
The guard would have been a key player for Mark Turgeon in 2021-22, but he said he received positive feedback from NBA teams.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

‘The best baseball writer of them all': Colleagues, readers toast Thomas Boswell as he retires
From Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon to Ken Burns and George Will, loyal readers and former colleagues toast the retiring Washington Post columnist.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

As remaining Americans tumble from Wimbledon, Coco Gauff learns from her loss
Coco Gauff, Sebastian Korda and Madison Keys bow out at Wimbledon, leaving no Americans in the quarterfinals.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

The best of Boz
From billiards to boxing to baseball to Buckner, from Joe Gibbs to Cal Ripken to the Stanley Cup to the World Series, Thomas Boswell chronicled a half-century of sports for The Washington Post.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

College sports was once ‘the scandal beat.' Then amateurism became the scandal.
Over the past decade, reporters and pundits began to more consistently view college sports through the lenses of race, labor and athletes' rights.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

Golf pro is one of three dead after shooting at Atlanta-area country club, police say
Gene Siller was shot Saturday after a pickup truck was driven onto the course where he worked.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

Schlitz over Glitz: Giannis Antetokounmpo's loyalty to Milwaukee lands Bucks in NBA Finals
Antetokounmpo's decision to stay in Milwaukee marked the culmination of a painstaking, transformative journey for the 26-year-old forward and the Bucks.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

Blue Jackets goalie dies after Fourth of July fireworks mortar accident
Kivlenieks, a native of Riga, Latvia, died of chest trauma either from being struck by the mortar or from the concussive blast, according to police.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

Wizards' Bradley Beal commits to play for Team USA in Tokyo Olympics
USA Basketball is expected to announce its final roster for the Tokyo Games later this month, with training camp set to begin July 6 in Las Vegas.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

Golf pro one of three dead after shooting at Atlanta-area country club, police say
Eugene Siller was shot on Saturday after a pickup truck was driven onto the course where he worked.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

Columbus Blue Jackets goalie dies after fireworks-related Fourth of July fall, police say
Kivlenieks, a native of Riga, Latvia, started two Blue Jackets games last season and eight during his NHL career.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

Terry Donahue, winningest coach in UCLA football history, dies at 77
He had the most wins (98) of any coach in Pac-12 history and also the most wins (151) in UCLA history.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

Alex Ovechkin's massive deal is ending, but he doesn't want to look for a new team
"We want him to be happy about this contract," Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan said. "We want him to finish his career here."

Washington Post Sports
Jul 05, 2021

The ‘essence' of Monty Williams's coaching style began with his high school coach
The Phoenix Suns' coach describes Taft Hickman as "foundational for me, as far as coaching, basketball, manhood."

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

Freedom-South Riding can't weather a dominant pitching performance in Class 5 softball final
Er'Ron Burton struck out 18 as Nansemond River prevailed, 2-0.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

All-star Cedric Mullins can't quite rescue Orioles in loss to the Angels
After Mullins gives Baltimore a lead in the ninth with a home run, Los Angeles rallies for a three-game sweep.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

Domestic violence charges dismissed against former Washington football player Derrius Guice
The former running back reached a settlement with the woman, ending the case that cost him his job.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

Gorging like a GOAT: Joey Chestnut sets record with 76 hot dogs in 10 minutes
The 37-year-old eating machine destroyed the competition and won his 14th title at Nathan's annual July 4 event.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

Amid historic homer barrage, Kyle Schwarber says he would probably turn down derby invite
Kyle Schwarber said he had a great time participating in the 2018 Home Run Derby at Nationals Park, but it took a physical toll.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

Juan Soto, Kyle Schwarber and Trea Turner are first-time all-stars; Max Scherzer is left out
Juan Soto, Kyle Schwarber and Trea Turner will represent the Nationals next week at Denver's Coors Field for the Midsummer Classic.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

Tampa Bay is on the cusp of a sweep and its second Stanley Cup title in just over nine months
Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals is Monday night at Bell Centre in Montreal.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

Tadej Pogacar keeps control of Tour de France, Primoz Roglic drops out
Defending champion Tadej Pogacar has kept control of the Tour de France on a rain-soaked second day in the Alps

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

At Wimbledon, Coco Gauff, Emma Raducanu signal that future of women's tennis is here
American Coco Gauff, 17, and Britain's Emma Raducanu, 18, battle for quarterfinal spots when Wimbledon resumes Monday.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

The Nationals limp to the end of an empty weekend against the Dodgers
The Nationals fall, 5-1, to the Dodgers, who completed a four-game sweep at Nationals Park.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

Basketball recruiting was lifeless last summer. Now, local prospects are back in action.
Two events, one at DeMatha and the other at Gonzaga, provided local players with a chance to catch the eyes of college coaches.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

Tampa Bay on the cusp of sweeping Montreal, winning consecutive Stanley Cup titles
Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals is Monday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

Third Olympian tests positive for coronavirus after arrival in Japan
Last month two Ugandan athletes tested positive after arriving, despite being vaccinated.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

The NCAA and Supreme Court took a small step to fix college sports. It's not nearly enough.
The NCAA finally relented and agreed to allow college athletes to be able to profit from their name, image and likeness. The move is window dressing on much larger issues that still plague college sports.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

The joy of sports can't quite be explained, but you can happily spend a lifetime trying
At their highs and at their lows, Thomas Boswell writes in his goodbye column, sports are a gift, a refuge and a mystery. That's why someone might write on such a subject for 52 years.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

What to know about the 2021 NBA Finals
The schedule and scores for the 2021 NBA Finals and playoffs.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

No Giannis, no problem: Khris Middleton leads the Bucks to their first NBA Finals since 1974
The Bucks advanced with a win over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday despite missing their two-time MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 04, 2021

After the rain, the Nats can't solve the Dodgers and get saddled with a third straight loss
A lengthy delay came with the score tied. The Dodgers had the answers from then on, posting a 5-3 victory at Nationals Park.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

As Kyle Schwarber hits the injured list, the Nationals brace for a lengthy absence
Schwarber strained his right hamstring while running to first base Friday night in a loss to the Dodgers.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

D.C. United sets a club scoring record as it cruises to a 7-1 victory over Toronto FC
United notched its highest goal total in an MLS game and fell one goal short of matching the league record.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

Madison's James Triantos does it all to lift the Warhawks to the Class 6 baseball title
In his last high school outing, he carried a perfect game into the seventh inning and scored both of his team's runs in a 2-1 win over Colgan.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

Riverside, a family-driven program, splits two Class 5 lacrosse championship games
The Riverside boys, led by senior Carter and offensive coordinator Will, routed Douglas Freeman, while the girls, led by Coach Kristan Ash, fell just short.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

Tadej Pogacar takes command of Tour de France after big climb in the Alps
Tadej Pogacar has dealt a demoralizing blow to his remaining Tour de France rivals on the first day in the Alps

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

Wimbledon's last Black men's finalist was in 1996. What will it take for another?
On the 25th anniversary of his final, MaliVai Washington laments his status and has ideas on what needs to be done.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

Tina Charles dominates the Liberty again, but the Mystics collapse for a fourth straight loss
Washington had an 18-point halftime lead but couldn't hold it Saturday afternoon in New York.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

An outdated policy brought Sha'Carri Richardson more of what she was trying to avoid: Pain
WADA may think it is keeping order, but in Richardson's situation it robbed a 21-year-old of her joy during a difficult time.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

Phil Mickelson changes course on returning to Detroit, asks fans to pledge acts of kindness
Phil Mickelson said he will reconsider his plans to not return to the Rocket Mortgage Classic after a local news report referenced his involvement in a 20-year-old gambling story.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

Does Carey Price have a few more big games in him? The Canadiens sure hope so.
After a Cinderella run through the first three rounds, Price and Montreal have faltered in the Stanley Cup finals.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

An outdated policy brought Sha'Carri Richardson more of what she was trying to avoid — pain
WADA may think it is keeping order, but in Richardson's situation it robbed a 21-year-old of her joy during a difficult time.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

The doping rules that cost Sha'Carri Richardson have a debated, political history
Few believe marijuana boosts athletic performance, especially in sports such as track. So why does it remain on the list of banned substances?

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

The Spirit's strong stretch ends with a 1-0 loss to the Red Stars at Segra Field
An own goal in the 33rd minute was all Chicago needed.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

Matej Mohoric posts first Tour stage win, Primoz Roglic out of contention
Matej Mohoric has posted his first stage win in the Tour de France following a long breakaway in the race's longest stage

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

Nationals lose Kyle Schwarber to hamstring injury, then drop another to the deeper Dodgers
Schwarber exited in the second inning, and the Dodgers pieced together a nine-run seventh against the decimated Nationals bullpen.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 03, 2021

Tampa Bay's Stanley Cup finals dominance continues north of the border as it grabs a 3-0 lead
The Lightning jumped ahead early and got the best of Carey Price again to move within one win of back-to-back titles.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Nationals lose Kyle Schwarber to injury, then drop another one to the deeper Dodgers
Schwarber exited in the second inning, and the Dodgers pieced together a nine-run seventh against the decimated Nationals bullpen.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

TV and radio listings: February 25
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Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Why Kyle Schwarber might continue his Babe Ruth impression through the summer
There are plenty of analytical signs that point to a sustained level of home run production from Washington's slugger in the months ahead.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Officials worked secretly to clear Bob Baffert's Justify amid 2018 Triple Crown run, records show
As the trainer battles to protect his legacy, confidential records obtained by The Post offer a new window into how California officials worked to keep Justify running after a failed drug test in 2018.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Sebastian Korda caps a great week for his family's sports dynasty with another win at Wimbledon
Korda got his first glimpse of Centre Court and left it bound for the round of 16.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

The Caps ‘ran out of gas,' Brian MacLellan says. Next year, they will look to get younger.
"We'll get younger, but we're still going to have a veteran team because that's our core," Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan said.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

The old Evgeny Kuznetsov was exhilarating. The new one is exasperating.
The Capitals' biggest difference since winning the Cup isn't age; it's the disappearance of Evgeny Kuznetsov.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Italy beats Belgium 2-1, advances to Euro 2020 semifinals
Nicolò Barella and Lorenzo Insigne scored a goal each to give Italy a 2-1 win over Belgium and a spot in the European Championship semifinals

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Next up in the College Football Playoff, it's greed vs. student-athletes. Bet on greed.
College football's leaders once worried about players having too many games. That's apparently no longer a concern.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Euro 2020 quarterfinals and semifinals schedule, results and bracket
The European Championship has reached the quarterfinals round. Here's what you need to know.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Suspect in massive Tour de France crash to face trial in October
The woman's actions led to a massive crash and the threat of a lawsuit. She will face trial on Oct. 14, per the local prosecutor's department.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Kyle Schwarber knows his historic home run surge will end. But he's still a believer.
The 28-year-old slugger, who signed a one-year contract with the Nationals after the Cubs released him, is just the third player to hit 16 homers in 18 games.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Spain beats Switzerland, reaches Euro 2020 semifinals
Spain reached the semifinals of the European Championship by beating Switzerland 3-1 in a penalty shootout following a 1-1 draw through extra time

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Jul 02, 2021

Tanya Snyder, wife of owner Daniel Snyder, named co-CEO of Washington Football Team
The move puts Tanya Snyder among a limited number of women holding top executive roles for NFL teams.

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Jul 02, 2021

How baseball's war on sticky stuff is already changing the game
The Post analyzed game footage and data for millions of pitches to measure the impact of MLB's crackdown on ball-doctoring.

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Jul 02, 2021

Dodgers' Trevor Bauer placed on administrative leave by MLB amid allegations of sexual assault
MLB said its investigation is ongoing.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Denmark vs. Czech Republic: Previewing the Euro 2020 quarterfinal
The Danes hope to keep riding their emotional high in the Euro 2020 quarterfinals, while the Czech Republic looks to continue its surprising run.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball said its investigation is ongoing.

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Jul 02, 2021

Hurdler Brianna McNeal loses appeal of five-year ban, will miss Tokyo Olympics
Five-year ban could effectively end the career of the Rio Olympics gold medalist.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

HBO's ‘Hard Knocks' will feature the Dallas Cowboys — for a third time
The Dallas Cowboys once again will appear on HBO's training camp documentary series.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Former Washington right tackle Morgan Moses agrees to sign with the New York Jets
The ex-Washington standout immediately becomes the Jets' most experienced lineman.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

England vs. Ukraine: Previewing the Euro 2020 quarterfinal
The eyes of England are on the Three Lions as they get closer to bringing football home, but Ukraine has played spoiler once already.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson suspended one month after marijuana test, putting Olympics in doubt
The breakout star of the U.S. Olympic track and field trials will not be allowed to run the 100 meters in Tokyo.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Phil Mickelson, upset over newspaper story, doesn't see himself playing in Detroit again
While competing in Detroit at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, Mickelson said he probably wouldn't return to the event after a local news report referenced his involvement in a 20-year old gambling story.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

D.C. football great Charles Mann has acting and producing role in new web series
Charles Mann, who has a bit part in "Turf Valley," starred in several commercials during his playing days.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

The Wizards know what they want in a coach. They're willing to wait to get it right.
General Manager Tommy Sheppard is eyeing early August as a timeline for a new hire. He promises the pool of candidates will be diverse.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

The Titans' offseason was full of tough decisions. The Julio Jones trade wasn't one of them.
Titans GM Jon Robinson had to let several key players go this offseason, but he jumped at the chance to trade for a star wide receiver.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

A fan called Nationals Park to find out about a rain delay. She was surprised by who answered.
Michele Crowl just wanted some information about the status of a rain delay. She ended up talking to Dave Martinez for 20 minutes.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Which U.S. athletes have qualified to compete at the Tokyo Olympics?
The first U.S. athlete qualified for these Summer Games in July 2019. The United States is expected to send about 600 athletes to Tokyo.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

With both teams' stars sidelined, Bucks bully Hawks to the brink in Game 5
Giannis Antetokounmpo and Trae Young both sat out with injuries, and the Bucks beat the Hawks, 123-122, to move within a win of the NBA Finals.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

High school basketball team is stripped of title after tortillas were thrown at opposing Latino players
The Coronado High School basketball team has been stripped of its regional title after some of its players threw tortillas at the predominantly Latino opposing team.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

Sha'Carri Richardson faces ban after positive marijuana test, could miss 100 meters in Tokyo
Sha'Carri Richardson, the breakout star of the U.S. Olympic track and field trials, may not be able to run the 100 meters at the Games because of a positive drug test.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 02, 2021

With a short lineup in a shortened game, the Nationals come up, well, short
Patrick Corbin allows a grand slam to Max Muncy in the fifth inning, and the Nationals fall, 6-2, when the game is called before the sixth.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 01, 2021

Wizards part ways with Scott Brooks after five seasons in Washington
Scott Brooks compiled a 183-207 record in five years, taking the Wizards to the playoffs three times.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 01, 2021

The Wizards need a new coach — and a higher standard
Tommy Sheppard gets his first coaching hire as general manager of the Wizards, and it's time to start thinking big.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 01, 2021

Trevor Bauer will pitch Sunday, the Dodgers say, as assault investigation continues
Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts said Thursday that Bauer is scheduled to start against the Nationals in Washington on Sunday.

Washington Post Sports
Jul 01, 2021

Capitals reveal postseason injuries; Alex Ovechkin says he's confident in contract talks
Alex Ovechkin, who is set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer, said Tuesday he remains confident he will reach a new contract with the Capitals.

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