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Feb 19, 2018

Bryce Harper looks ahead to next season
Right fielder for the Washington Nationals, Bryce Harper, shared his thoughts on the upcoming Major League Baseball season.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Boys' basketball notebook: Breaking down a deep WCAC tournament field
Plus, a 90-point game, the key to B-CC's success and perhaps the best game in Loudoun County history.

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Feb 19, 2018

Girls' basketball notebook: Oakton takes the long road to a district title
Stories from around the D.C. area as postseason play begins.

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Feb 19, 2018

Capitals trade third-round pick for Blackhawks defenseman Michal Kempny
The left-shot defenseman addresses one of Washington's needs ahead of the upcoming trade deadline.

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Feb 19, 2018

Cubs' Anthony Rizzo on speaking at Parkland shooting vigil: 'Hardest thing I've ever had to do'
The shooting in his hometown last week broke the Cubs star's heart, but he doesn't feel the need to join the raging gun control debate: "It's [impossible] to be a baseball player and a politician at the same time."

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Feb 19, 2018

A difference of 0:00:00: Canada, Germany share two-man bobsled gold
It hasn't happened in an Olympics since 1998, but it's not as uncommon as one might think.

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Feb 19, 2018

'Sport can make the world one together': A gold medalist comforts a tearful runner-up
Japan's Nao Kodaira and South Korea's Lee Sang-hwa have a long history as friends, too.

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Feb 19, 2018

After wardrobe malfunction, Canadian and French rivals face off for ice dancing gold
Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron will need to take full advantage of their languid, balletic style.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

After wardrobe malfunction, Canadian and French rivals face off in ice dancing greatness
Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron will need to take full advantage of their languid, balletic style.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Daytona 500 overnight TV ratings likely the worst in race's history
The overnight rating likely will be the worst in the race's modern history.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Capitals trade for Blackhawks defenseman Michal Kempny
The left-shot defenseman addresses one of Washington's needs ahead of the upcoming trade deadline.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Norway's cross-country prodigy has a coaching secret: ‘He is my grandpa.'
Want to watch the Winter Games? Here's when, where and how.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Report: Washington Capitals trade for Blackhawks defenseman Michal Kempny
With schedule change moving the combined event to the following day, U.S. star focuses her efforts.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Taking stock of winners and losers from NBA All-Star Weekend
MVP LeBron James and Dunk Contest winner Donovan Mitchell join the NBA itself as winners of the weekend, while Fergie, Kevin Hart and hometown hero Paul George are among those who need improvement.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Tom Wilson reaches double-digit goals for first time in career
Wilson has a career-high 27 points this season and is a restricted free agent this summer.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Where does Fergie's national anthem rank? Right near the worst of the worst.
No one, probably not even Carl Lewis, could keep a straight face as she yodeled her way through the song at the NBA All-Star Game.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Olympics Day 11: U.S. women's hockey advances to final, while men face elimination
Here's the latest from the PyeongChang Games, plus a look at what's next.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin pulls out of downhill
With schedule change moving the combined event to the following day, U.S. star focuses her efforts.

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Feb 19, 2018

Girls' basketball Top 20: Marshall joins the rankings after district title win
Championship Friday in Virginia shakes up the rankings, while St. John's replaces Paul VI as No. 1.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

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
Feb 19, 2018

‘Women' or ‘ladies'? At the Winter Olympics, that depends on the sport.
Figure skating is among the sports using older terminology, and some believe it's time for an update.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

'We all knew': Devin McCourty speaks, but Malcolm Butler's benching remains mysterious
The Patriots safety isn't offering up any more than that, doing nothing to put to rest the biggest puzzle since the theft of Tom Brady's jersey.

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Feb 19, 2018

Boys' basketball Top 20: IAC, WCAC set to crown champions
Wise and Eleanor Roosevelt return to top 10 with playoffs about to begin.

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Feb 19, 2018

French ski team boots Mikaela Shiffrin's boyfriend from Olympics over salty comments
Mathieu Faivre didn't want to talk about his team's success in the giant slalom, only his own failure.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Stop using Corsi to assess NHL teams. There are better stats available.
Gabriella Papadakis was visibly upset about the incident afterward, but she and partner Guillaume Cizeron still managed to post the program's second-best score.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Yes, a Notre Dame lineman leads this year's Top 50 NFL draft prospects
Forget Sam Darnold. Pump the brakes on Saquon Barkley. The best prospect in the 2018 draft class is an offensive guard.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Patriots' Rob Gronkowski reportedly was considering retirement before Super Bowl
Considering his injury history, such talk hardly should be seen as a surprise.

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Feb 19, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin pulls out of downhill at PyeongChang Olympics
With schedule change moving the combined event to the following day, U.S. star focuses her efforts.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

‘Women' or ‘Ladies'? At the Winter Olympics, that depends on the sport
Figure skating among those using older terminology, and some feel it's time for an update.

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Feb 19, 2018

A fist-bump instead of a handshake? Norovirus precautions overtake Olympic tradition
With the father of one of its defensemen stricken, the U.S. men's hockey team is taking no chances as officials urge precaution.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Taking stock of the winners and losers from NBA All-Star Weekend
MVP LeBron James and Dunk Contest winner Donovan Mitchell join the NBA itself as winners of the weekend, while Fergie, Kevin Hart and hometown hero Paul George are among those who need improvement

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

The Olympic rings that follow U.S. athletes home from the Games
All competitors are fitted with a specially designed ring. For some, it's their only medal.

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Feb 19, 2018

The Nationals' new pitching coach Derek Lilliquist is getting to know his very good staff
Lilliquist inherits a pitching staff with few question marks.

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Feb 19, 2018

Doping charge angers Olympic curlers, but they admit there could be benefits
Changes in brooms means strength and endurance now are important — leaving the sport as vulnerable to cheating as any other.

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Feb 19, 2018

For Noora Raty, a continental divide is the difference between bronze and gold
The Finnish goaltender, like many women not playing for the United States and Canada, faces more obstacles and fewer opportunities.

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Feb 19, 2018

‘This is freakin' awesome': After enduring big winds, snowboarders welcome big air
The event's joyful Olympic debut may have been the best women's competition ever.

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Feb 19, 2018

U.S. women's hockey team thumps Finland, moves into gold medal game
The Americans await the winner of the Canada-OAR semifinal.

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Feb 19, 2018

J.J. Redick 'so sorry' for appearing to have uttered slur in video for Chinese NBA fans
"Clearly I was tongue tied, as the word I purportedly said is not in my vocabulary," Redick said before issuing a lengthy apology.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 19, 2018

Major Olympic wardrobe malfunction strikes during French ice dancers' short program
Gabriella Papadakis was visibly upset about the incident afterward, but she and partner Guillaume Cizeron still managed to post the program's second-best score.

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Feb 19, 2018

Victor Robles is the Nationals' future, but his loyalty to his Dominican roots hasn't wavered
The Washington Capitals forward was the subject of racist remarks made by Blackhawks fans while he was in the penalty box in Chicago on Saturday night.

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Feb 19, 2018

With altered format and legitimate intensity, the NBA All-Star Game gets new life
LeBron James sets the tone, and Team LeBron beats Team Stephen, 148-145, in an entertaining exhibition in Los Angeles.

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Feb 19, 2018

Wizards guard Bradley Beal makes the most of his NBA All-Star Game debut
Beal entered the showcase with a goal in mind of making one three-pointer. He connected on four in Team LeBron's 148-145 win.

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Feb 19, 2018

TV and radio listings: February 19
Taking a spin around the Presidents' Day sports dial.

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Feb 19, 2018

Three U.S. couples among top seven in ice dancing after Olympic short program
Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue are third, behind Canadian and French duos.

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Feb 18, 2018

IOC is forced to defend itself after Russian curler reportedly fails drug test
The Washington Capitals forward was the subject of racist remarks made by Blackhawks fans while he was in the penalty box in Chicago on Saturday night.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 18, 2018

Fergie and Kevin Hart stage epic battle for worst NBA all-star pregame performance
Fergie's cringe-inducing rendition of the national anthem was possibly the only thing that could have drawn negative attention away from Hart's attempted roasts during player introductions.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 18, 2018

Adam Rippon turns down NBC gig to remain an Olympian through the Games
You will continue to be entertained.

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Feb 18, 2018

Kevin Durant takes blame for creating 'a thing' between Russell Westbrook and himself
"It's cool to kind of get past that, and ... it's all love at the end of the day," Durant said before the NBA All-Star Game, while Westbrook told reporters that the former teammates were "just keeping it cool."

Washington Post Sports
Feb 18, 2018

Ice dancing is more than pairs figure skating without jumps
Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir face off against Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeronice of France for gold, while three U.S. teams compete for bronze.

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Feb 18, 2018

'We can't brush it under the rug': Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly responds to racist taunt
The Washington Capitals forward was the subject of racist remarks made by Blackhawks fans while he was in the penalty box in Chicago on Saturday night.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 18, 2018

Bryan Harper, Bryce's older brother, out to make a name for himself with Nationals
Bryce Harper was an instant star. His older brother is still seeking to make the big-league roster, especially after missing the entire 2017 season following Tommy John surgery.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 18, 2018

Tim Tebow to the major leagues? Mets GM expects it to happen.
Sandy Alderson said Sunday that he guesses and hopes Tebow will play in the major leagues one day.

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Feb 18, 2018

Days after losing his appendix, Justin Olsen is happy to be back in his bobsled
The American had surgery 13 days before he had to compete, but he refused to abandon his team.

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Feb 18, 2018

How American soccer players abroad fared this weekend
Christian Pulisic, Danny Williams, Landon Donovan and 96 others in weekend matches around the world.

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Feb 18, 2018

LeBron James and Laura Ingraham shouldn't be so quick to write each other off
The NBA superstar and conservative commentator might have more in common than they realize.

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Feb 18, 2018

Peyton Manning is driving the Daytona pace car while Aaron Rodgers makes an appearance on the track before the race
The Green Bay Packers quarterback has tried to keep a low profile while cheering on his new girlfriend, Danica Patrick.

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Feb 18, 2018

These two newcomers are expected to play leadership roles for D.C. United this year
Paul Arriola and Russell Canouse have been members of D.C. United for only seven months, and have played a combined 21 MLS matches.

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Feb 18, 2018

Think the Olympics are the great uniter? In truth, they divide us.
There's a fine line between national pride and nationalism, as a brilliant writer once pointed out.

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Feb 18, 2018

The Nationals long have been patient. It might be time to get angry.
Getting over ‘the hump' in the postseason will require an urgency and togetherness for Washington.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 18, 2018

Koda Glover shut down due to shoulder soreness: 'We're just going to give it some time'
Nationals Manager Dave Martinez emphasized the need to take things slow with Glover, who missed most of last season with a rotator cuff injury.

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Feb 18, 2018

Kirk Cousins will file grievance with players' union if Redskins use franchise tag on him
The quarterback could argue that Washington is violating the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

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Feb 18, 2018

'We are crazy': Swiss dad, stepmom deserve medals for biking 10,000 miles to PyeongChang
The journey took a little over a year but yielded no Olympics medal for Mischa Gasser.

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Feb 18, 2018

A former linebacker with ‘the spirit of a warrior' is one of D.C.'s top girls' hoops stars
McNamara's Liatu King, who has two deaf parents, travels 50 minutes to school each day, where she gets straight As and has drawn recruiting interest from major colleges.

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Feb 18, 2018

Peyton Manning is driving the Daytona pace car while Aaron Rodgers does his best to hide
The Green Bay Packers quarterback has tried to keep a low profile while cheering on his new girlfriend, Danica Patrick.

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Feb 18, 2018

Reports: Russian curler, who won bronze medal in PyeongChang, is suspected of doping
Reports of Alexander Krushelnytsky's failed drug test come in the wake of Russia's statewide doping scandal.

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Feb 18, 2018

Peyton Manning is driving the Daytona pacecar while Aaron Rodgers does his best to hide
The Green Bay Packers quarterback has tried to keep a low profile while cheering on his new girlfriend, Danica Patrick.

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Feb 18, 2018

Olympics Day 10: Strong medal chances remain for U.S. in second half of Games
The latest from PyeongChang, plus a look at what's next.

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Feb 18, 2018

It wasn't in the way he expected, but Jon Lillis took his brother to the Olympics
Lillis, a world-class ski jumper, wore the jumpsuit he had once given his youngest brother, Mikey, who died last year at age 17. "It felt like he was there with me," Lillis said.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 18, 2018

For Team USA, it's not quite a medal drought, but it's certainly no Olympic reign
With a week to go at the PyeongChang Games, U.S. athletes have been draped in disappointment as often as in celebratory flags.

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Feb 18, 2018

In Erin Jackson, U.S. speedskating sees a bright glimpse into the future
The first African American woman to compete for the U.S. in speedskating finished well short of the podium in the 500-meter race and now sets her sights on Beijing in 2022

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Feb 18, 2018

NBC's Mike Milbury calls domestic violence charge 'unfortunate incident,' incurs wrath
Your mother is right. Sometimes it's best to say nothing at all.

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Feb 18, 2018

Beats, rhymes and ice: Olympians rely on their tunes, and science backs them up
Winning a medal wearing earbuds? Yes, they can, and some athletes in PyeongChang wouldn't dream of competing without them.

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Feb 18, 2018

Triple axels don't frighten Mirai Nagasu: ‘If I fall, I'll take the fall.'
The American Olympic figure skater is bubbly and self-deprecating in public, qualities that mask her fierce determination to succeed.

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Feb 18, 2018

The best skiers in the world agree: Marcel Hirscher is THE best skier in the world
With two Olympic gold medals — giant slalom and combined — there is no more debate over where the Austrian belongs in Alpine's pantheon of greats.

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Feb 18, 2018

Twelve of the best photos from today's 2018 Winter Olympics
Day 10 of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.

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Feb 18, 2018

NBC hires Adam Rippon and his golden commentary for the rest of the Olympics
You will continue to be entertained.

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Feb 18, 2018

Joe Ross eyeing August return to Nationals after Tommy John surgery
While the Nationals can still go out and sign a free agent to fill the void, a fifth starter is needed.

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Feb 18, 2018

Don't panic! I can't read what this says anyway.
When you can't tell the difference between a countryside fire and pending nuclear annihilation, you gain some other clarity.

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Feb 18, 2018

After a hard fall four years ago, Nick Goepper soars to Olympic slopestyle silver
The Wizards guard took too long to find a groove. Meanwhile, Booker set a record with his 28 points in the final round.

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Feb 18, 2018

Without NHL players, Olympic men's tournament gives a glimpse of the future
Quality of play isn't as high, but the games have been competitive and fans have been appreciative.

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Feb 18, 2018

After a hard fall four years ago, Nick Goepper soars to Olympic aerials silver
The Wizards guard took too long to find a groove. Meanwhile, Booker set a record with his 28 points in the final round.

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Feb 18, 2018

U. S. freestyle skier Nick Goepper flies from the back of the pack to the podium
While his teammate captures silver in slopestyle, Gus Kenworthy enjoys a silver lining.

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Feb 18, 2018

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

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Feb 18, 2018

Fans at United Center direct racist remark toward Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly
The incident happened during the third period and the fans were subsequently ejected from the arena by security.

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Feb 18, 2018

Fans celebrate freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy and boyfriend sharing televised kiss
For some, the kiss represented much more than just a sign of affection. It was about representation.

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Feb 18, 2018

Blackhawks twist the ‘dagger', hammer Capitals
Slumping Chicago finds the cure for its ills in a 7-1 win over mistake-prone Washington.

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Feb 18, 2018

An 'over-prepared' Bradley Beal fizzles as Suns' Devin Booker wins Three-Point Shootout
The Wizards guard took too long to find a groove. Meanwhile, Booker set a record with his 28 points in the final round.

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Feb 18, 2018

'I owe you an apology': Shaquille O'Neal explains why he loves Kobe Bryant years after feud
The Lakers legends reminisced about their playing days and shared an emotional moment during a made-for-TV conversation.

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Feb 18, 2018

Madison girls and Langley boys win Virginia Class 6 state swimming championships
The Warhawks and Saxons join the boys' teams from Thomas Jefferson and George Mason as local teams bringing home their respective titles.

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Feb 17, 2018

Madison girls, Langley boys with Virginia state swim championships
Thomas Jefferson boys claim 5A state title.

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Feb 17, 2018

Maryland honors its recent past as it fights off Rutgers in the present
Melo Trimble and Jake Layman are recognized during the Terrapins' 61-51 win.

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Feb 17, 2018

Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell delights in a nostalgic NBA Slam Dunk Contest win
Utah's rookie of the year candidate threw it back to Vince Carter, circa 2000 in capturing an event that saw multiple nods to history mixed with a variety of theatrics.

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Feb 17, 2018

‘I just didn't attack the way I should have': Ted Ligety falls short in giant slalom
In his best shot at an Olympic medal in PyeongChang, the 33-year-old American is unable to ski like his younger self.

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Feb 17, 2018

Adam Silver talks playoff reseeding, one-and-dones and more at NBA All-Star Weekend
The NBA Commissioner seemed open to the possibility of a slightly modified playoff format, and said that the league is "conflicted" regarding its current age requirements.

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Feb 17, 2018

Battlefield wins Virginia state team wrestling championship
Robinson places second in the Class 6 competition.

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Feb 17, 2018

At All-Star Weekend, Charles Barkley and 'NBA on TNT' crew rip Laura Ingraham and Fox News
"It was one of the dumbest statements I've heard," Kenny Smith said of Fox News host Laura Ingraham's "shut up and dribble" comments.

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Feb 17, 2018

How a customized wax truck boosted U.S. women's cross-country ski team
A four-year fundraising effort helped the Americans buy a mobile facility for transporting and waxing skis — and it raised their confidence heading to the Winter Olympics.

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Feb 17, 2018

George Washington exorcises its VCU demons with rout of Rams
Yuta Watanabe scores 23 to power Colonials to 80-56 win, their third in four games.

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Feb 17, 2018

Spalding's P.J. Truntich wins Maryland Independent Schools wrestling title
Truntich's upset win over St. Mary's Ryken senior King Sandoval was one of two individual championships for the Cavaliers, who finished fourth to lead D.C.-area teams.

Washington Post Sports
Feb 17, 2018

Spalding's P.J. Truntich wins Maryland Independent Schools state wrestling title
Truntich's upset win over St. Mary's Ryken senior King Sandoval was one of two individual championships for Spalding, which finished fourth to lead all D.C.-area teams.

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