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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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Cowboys vs. Bears live updates: Dallas takes the lead with a great opening drive
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

Mark Lerner says the Nationals can't afford both Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon
Lerner, the Nationals' managing principal owner, gave a look into the Nationals' thinking in a television interview with NBC Sports Washington.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Hey, is that a 12-foot copy of the Nats' World Series trophy on a boat?
The oversized trophy is the centerpiece of Wharf Life DC's Nats-themed entry in Saturday's Holiday Boat Parade.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Nate Orchard was ready to give up. After becoming Redskins' unlikely hero, he wants to be more.
After nine tryouts in 11 weeks, Orchard, who compares his upbringing to "The Blind Side," had a dream performance in his Redskins debut.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Redskins' defensive plan vs. Packers: Stop the run, make Aaron Rodgers beat them
Even against Green Bay's two-time MVP quarterback, Washington's defense wants to make defending the run its first priority.

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.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Georgetown opted against transparency. What we're able to see doesn't look good.
There's a lot we don't know about what went on with the Hoyas, and the program's initial misdirection doesn't buy good faith.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Forget the Norris Trophy. John Carlson deserves to be the NHL's MVP.
Forwards have dominated the MVP award and the last defenseman to win it was Chris Pronger in 2000.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

D.C. United will open MLS season at home against Colorado Rapids
MLS announces home openers for all 26 teams.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Navy pays tribute to Roger Staubach with throwback Army-Navy game uniforms
The special uniforms celebrate Navy's football heyday in the early 1960s.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Hey, is that a 12-foot replica of the Nats' World Series trophy on a boat?
The oversized trophy is the centerpiece of Wharf Life D.C.'s Nats-themed entry in Saturday's holiday boat parade.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Roger Goodell's time as NFL commissioner is supposedly winding down. Not everyone is so sure.
It had been expected that Goodell would retire after completing the league's upcoming labor and TV deals. But some think he will stick around.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Proposed ownership change might finally turn Mets into big-spenders again
Hedge-fund investor Steve Cohen would reportedly become the wealthiest majority owner in baseball and might dramatically alter the way the Mets have managed their payrolls over the past decade under the Wilpon family.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Following a year of defining moments, teen phenom Coco Gauff plans to return to Citi Open
The precocious teenager, 15, reflects on her breakout campaign in 2019 that included a run at Wimbledon and the Citi Open doubles title.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

John Carlson scores twice as Capitals keep rolling on the road
The Capitals won their fifth straight, 3-1, over the Kings.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

The Nats want Strasburg and Rendon, but keeping their culture is an even higher priority
Whether their roster changes are large or small, the world champs can hang onto what made them special.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

No. 5 Virginia meets its defensive match in blowout loss to No. 20 Purdue
In a rematch of last season Elite 8 showdown, the Cavaliers watched their 13-game winning streak come to a halt in ACC/Big East Challenge.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 05, 2019

Georgetown puts its troubles behind it — for at least one night
Hoyas take to the road and beat Oklahoma State, ending a tumultuous 72 hours that saw the departure of two key players.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

Maryland keeps on clicking, hammers Notre Dame in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
The third-ranked Terps improved to 9-0 for the first time in more than 20 years.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

Terps are undefeated and ranked No. 3. The really scary part? They're just getting started.
Coach Mark Turgeon got his team practicing late on purpose. Now, they're already rolling.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

Zack Wheeler deal signals this MLB free agent market won't be a repeat of last year
While the past two free agent markets were marked by stagnation and frustration, this market, industry wide, has already zoomed past that of previous years at the same juncture.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

New Redskins wide receiver credits Colin Kaepernick workout for giving him another shot at NFL
Jordan Veasy, who was signed to Washington's practice squad this week, met Kaepernick in a college class a few years ago.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

Now reunited, Capitals' fourth line is thriving: ‘This is what we always envisioned'
Garnet Hathaway scored two goals in the team's 5-2 win against San Jose while Nic Dowd tallied two assists.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

Troy Aikman says the Dallas Cowboys' struggles begin ‘at the top'
Owner Jerry Jones is the omnipresent voice of the team and that "starts to take away some of the authority of the head coach," according to the Hall of Fame quarterback.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

NBA players have a new favorite snack: Energy-boosting stroopwafels
The stroopwafel, a favorite snack of the Netherlands, has been refashioned to boost performance. And NBA teams are gobbling them up.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

James Harden's dunk was good, but officials blew the call. Rockets ask for a do-over.
You won't believe your eyes, but referees admit and replays show that the basket should have counted.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

‘Cristiano, Lionel, Zlatan, help me!': Megan Rapinoe asks male soccer stars to join her activism
Rapinoe insists female players can't tackle all of soccer's problems alone.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

At the new Sports Illustrated, Sports Illustrated can dispute its own reporting
The publication reported, then debunked, that USC Coach Clay Helton's dismissal was looming.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

Dear figure skating: Genocide is not a fashion statement
A Russian skater performing to "Schindler's List" wore a Holocaust costume featuring the Star of David, and no one thought to stop him.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

Don't disparage the College Football Playoff committee's choices. Pity its bad luck.
Utah or Oklahoma-Baylor isn't the only tough decision the 13 unfortunate souls may have to make Sunday. There's also the Group of Five puzzle ... and that battle for No. 1.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

A Holocaust costume? It's just figure skating's latest use of calamity as prop.
A skater performing to "Schindler's List" wore a Star of David, and no one thought to stop him.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

At a high school of immigrants just outside Washington, soccer is a break from hectic reality
In just a few seasons, International High School at Langley Park has become one of the best soccer teams in Prince George's County — and a point of pride for its diverse student population.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

NBA players have a new favorite snack: Performance-enhancing stroopwafels
The stroopwafel, a favorite snack of the Netherlands, has been refashioned to boost performance. And NBA teams are gobbling them up.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

One metric says Dwayne Haskins is playing well. Another says he's been terrible. Here's why.
According to the game charters at Pro Football Focus, Haskins was the second-best passer of Week 13, behind only Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

The Alex Ovechkin online store is now open for business
Nike's new line of apparel featuring Ovechkin's personal logo is available to consumers in the U.S., Canada and Russia.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 04, 2019

Behind John Carlson's three-point night, Capitals swagger past the Sharks for a 5-2 win
Jakub Vrana and Garnet Hathaway each scored twice as Washington posted its fourth straight win.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

Wizards lose center Thomas Bryant to a foot injury, then drop their matchup with the Magic
The Wizards have no healthy centers, and that proved costly against Orlando on Tuesday night despite 42 points from Bradley Beal.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

College Football Playoff rankings: Ohio State is No. 1 and Georgia is No. 4, but change could be coming
LSU meets Georgia on Saturday in the SEC title game, which will have a massive bearing on the field for this year's playoff.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

Maryland basketball was ‘locked in' as it routed Marquette, but the challenges keep coming
The Terps host Notre Dame on Wednesday, continuing a trying portion of the early-season schedule.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

Georgetown attempts to clarify departures of James Akinjo and Josh LeBlanc
School says players intend to transfer, as news of police complaints involving LeBlanc and two other players emerges.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

Wizards center Thomas Bryant will miss at least three weeks with a foot injury
The Wizards are running out of centers.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

Panthers fire Ron Rivera, four years after he coached them to the Super Bowl
The Panthers, at 5-7, probably will miss the playoffs for a second straight season.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

With the Capitals' salary cap such a tight fit, even simple moves are uncomfortable
Trading Chandler Stephenson to Vegas for a 2021 fifth-round pick was part of a complicated financial calculus.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

NFL playoff forecast: Patriots at risk of losing a bye, while Seattle is in mix for top seed
With a quarter of the season left, the playoff field has still yet to fully form.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

NFL power rankings, Week 14: Ravens strengthen hold on No. 1 spot and Patriots drop a bit
The Seahawks, Saints and 49ers move ahead of New England in a top five consisting entirely of 10-2 teams.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

Carolina Panthers fire Coach Ron Rivera, who led the team to Super Bowl 50
The Panthers missed the playoffs last season and, at 5-7, are likely to miss the playoffs again.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

Anthony McFarland Jr. will enter NFL draft, skipping his final two seasons at Maryland
The running back was hampered by injuries during his redshirt sophomore season after rushing for more than 1,000 yards in 2018.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

NFL power rankings: Ravens strengthen hold on No. 1 spot and Patriots drop a bit
The Seahawks, Saints and 49ers move ahead of New England in a top five consisting entirely of 10-2 teams.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

NFL playoff scenarios for Week 14, with the Ravens, Patriots and Seahawks getting close
There are seven NFL teams with at least nine wins after Week 13, the most at this point in the season since 2011.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

LeBron James heard the doubters. The ‘Washed King' has responded with MVP-level play.
After last season was marred by injury, James is playing at a remarkable level nearing his 35th birthday.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

Playoff forecast: Patriots at risk of losing a bye, while Seattle is in mix for top seed
With a quarter of the season left, the playoff field has still yet to fully form.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

Raise a glass for the World Series champs at Nats-themed holiday pop-up bar
Miracle on Seventh Street is open in Shaw through the end of the month.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 03, 2019

Stephen Strasburg, with no Nationals meeting yet, plans to talk to Yankees and others
The Nationals have publicly expressed that they don't feel a need for an in-person meeting.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 02, 2019

Georgetown announces James Akinjo, Josh LeBlanc will no longer play for Hoyas
Akinjo, a starting point guard, and LeBlanc, a reserve forward, were key members of Patrick Ewing's anticipated recruiting class before last season.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 02, 2019

A decade ago, the Redskins ushered in a beacon of hope. His name was Bruce Allen.
Washington's team president needs to go, but it's worth remembering the last time the team was at such a crossroads.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 02, 2019

Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is negotiating his next contract by himself
Backstrom is in the final season of the 10-year contract he signed in May 2010.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 02, 2019

The Redskins' running game finally breaks through, with plenty of credit to go around
After big games from Derrius Guice and Adrian Peterson, the running backs and coaches credit the offensive line, receivers and quarterback for driving the success.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 02, 2019

Koda Glover retires, and Nationals continue offseason plan by re-signing Hunter Strickland
The Nationals avoided arbitration with Strickland, a right-handed reliever, hours before the deadline.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 02, 2019

MLS breaks with tradition, will no longer have every team face every other team
With more expansion and the same number of regular season matches, teams will face only 10 of 13 clubs from the other conference.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 02, 2019

Maryland basketball moves up to No. 3 in the AP poll
Maryland climbed in the rankings after winning the Orlando Invitational, but the Terps have still never reached the No. 1 spot.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 02, 2019

Capitals defensive prospect Alex Alexeyev is playing beyond his years
Twenty-year-old Russian is off to a good start in his first season in Hershey.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 02, 2019

Hail or Fail: Former ‘Hard Knocks' star Nate Orchard gets emotional after Redskins' win
Washington signed Orchard, a second-round pick in 2015, as a free agent last week.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 02, 2019

For Georgia, Utah, Oklahoma or Baylor, real pain might be right around the corner
The team and fans who wind up in the aching, closing No. 5 spot next Sunday might look back across three months of plays and pinpoint one or two that wreak a wince.

Washington Post Sports
Dec 02, 2019

NFL Week 13: The Ravens are closers, the Patriots are lacking, and the Browns are cooked
The Dolphins pulled off a zany fake field goal, the Bengals won't go winless, the Jaguars have a decision to make, and more.

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