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Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Clock is ticking for Wizards to salvage driftless GM search
The NBA draft is less than a month away and Washington still has two-thirds of a roster to fill.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

John Thompson says Wizards GM candidate Danny Ferry is ‘absolutely not' a racist
The former Georgetown coach is infuriated when he hears people label Ferry as such for an incident that happened when he was with the Hawks.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Roger Goodell declines to say whether the NFL will discipline Robert Kraft
NFL commissioner also says that the league plans to interview Chiefs star Tyreek Hill when it is feasible.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

The Blues are back in the Stanley Cup finals after nearly 50 years of weird
Bought and sold repeatedly, good but rarely great and nearly moved to Saskatchewan: St. Louis fans have seen it all.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Aaron Rodgers hated the ‘Game of Thrones' ending. Here's why.
"You come down to the ending and Tyrion says the person with the best story is Bran?!" 12 speaks for the world.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Aaron Rodgers destroyed the ‘Game of Thrones' ending. Here's why.
"You come down to the ending and Tyrion says the person with the best story is Bran?!" 12 speaks for the world.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Dave Martinez is a good man. But he probably shouldn't be managing the Nationals.
It wouldn't feel pleasant to fire the Washington Nationals manager. But it's starting to feel necessary.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Reuben Foster injury is painful for Redskins, who viewed him as a potential team leader
Washington had hoped Foster, who will miss the season with a torn ACL, would be a difference-maker and leader on defense, despite a past that includes two domestic violence arrests.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Stanley Cup preview: Brace yourself for another Boston title
St. Louis is 0-12 in Stanley Cup final games.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

USMNT roster unveiled for training camp ahead of Jamaica friendly and Gold Cup
Gregg Berhalter is preparing for his first major competition as U.S. men's national soccer team coach.The highly anticipated roster is a complicated matter.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Brace yourself for another Boston title
St. Louis is 0-12 in Stanley Cup final games.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Conor McGregor says ‘war is not over' with Khabib Nurmagomedov, calls for rematch
In an interview with motivational speaker Tony Robbins, the former UFC champion, who retired in March but has hinted at a return, also crowed about landing the "final blow'"during the melee after his October loss to Nurmagomedov.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

NFL won't change its overtime rules despite Chiefs' push for both teams to get a possession
Proposal by Kansas City, which lost the AFC championship game in overtime to the Patriots, is not ratified by owners.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Draymond Green promised a reporter a trip to the NBA Finals. Now the reporter hopes to collect.
The Golden State Warriors borrowed an Oregonian reporter for their pregame hype ritual. Now he's waiting on a trip to the finals.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

It's been 20 years since Daniel Snyder bought the Redskins. Here's a season-by-season look.
Snyder purchased the team in May 1999.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Fans who spent thousands on Women's World Cup tickets irate to learn seats are not together
FIFA officials are not certain how many fans are affected, and blame the demand for tickets to the semifinals and final match for the problems.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

LeBron James once brushed off a 2-2 tie with the Raptors. The wobbly Bucks don't have that luxury.
Three years ago, LeBron James said that a 2-2 tie with the Toronto Raptors wasn't an "adverse situation."

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

O.J. Simpson's No. 32 given to Bills player for first time in 42 years
Simpson, who last played for Buffalo in 1977, said he was "fine" with his number being worn by running back Senorise Perry, who plays mostly on special teams and was signed in the offseason.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

TV and radio listings: May 22
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

TGIF, for everyone but the Nationals
Washington has lost 10 consecutive games on Fridays dating back to last August.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

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

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

The NFL is already considering tweaks to its replay-for-interference measure
The league's competition committee plans to seek authorization from the owners to modify the new system by which pass interference is reviewable by instant replay, and potentially make all such reviews come on coaches' challenges.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Reuben Foster's torn ACL is confirmed; LB will miss entire Redskins season
Team's initial fears are realized regarding the injury. Once the swelling diminishes, the Redskins will determine if there is more damage.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Top-ranked Huntingtown, No. 5 Chesapeake advance to Maryland 3A softball final
Hurricanes hammer Bel Air while Cougars overpower Linganore to move on.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Old Mill walks off Whitman, will meet Sherwood for Md. 4A baseball title
Patriots scrape out a run in the seventh for 4-3 win; Warriros take care of Eleanor Roosevelt to advance.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Orioles pitchers set a sorry standard in blowout loss
Baltimore becomes fastest team to give up 100 homers in 11-4 loss to Yankees.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Mistake-free baseball helps La Plata return to state championship
The Warriors had little room for error in their 1-0 win over Hereford in the Maryland 2A semifinals Tuesday.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Nationals' bullpen melts down again as Mets walk off with 6-5 win
Relievers blow a pair of leads and can't hold New York down in the ninth of nother painful loss.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Glen Burnie, Sherwood set up meeting in 4A softball championship
The Gophers beat Whitman, 3-1; the Warriors topped Bowie, 3-2.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Glenelg gets over the hump, captures 2A boys' lacrosse title
Gladiators score in every quarter of 11-7 win over Century, earn first crown since 2011.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Grand slam in the 10th inning propels Potomac School to ISL softball title
The Panthers let a three-run lead slip away before eventually finishing off Flint Hill, 9-7.

Washington Post Sports
May 22, 2019

Blues, in search of their first Stanley Cup, to face Bruins in finals
The Blues, who got past the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference finals, have never won the Stanley Cup.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

The ridiculous feud between Adam Eaton and Todd Frazier now features homeowner's advice
Frazier responded to Eaton's comments about Monday's dust-up between the players before Tuesday's game in New York.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

A pro ‘Fortnite' player is suing his team and the entire esports world could feel the fallout
In a lawsuit that could drastically alter how esports player contracts are structured, Turner "Tfue" Tenney is claiming his team illegally restricted his earnings from sponsorship deals.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Nationals place Jeremy Hellickson on injured list, recall Javy Guerra
Washington is now down its fourth and fifth starters after injuries sidelined Anibal Sanchez and Hellickson.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Real Betis, coming off win at Real Madrid, visits D.C. United for Audi Field friendly
Betis just completed its Spanish La Liga campaign in 10th place, and as the first club since 2002-03 to win at Barcelona (4-3) and at Real Madrid (2-0) in the same season.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

On a New York Indian reservation, a one-man factory keeps lacrosse tradition alive
Alfie Jacques has spent his life making lacrosse sticks by hand from a single piece of wood. At 70, he has no plans to stop.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Maryland women overcome slow start, roll past Stony Brook to advance to NCAA quarterfinals
Erica Evans leads Terrapins with five goals and two assists to send Maryland to the quarterfinals, where it will meet Denver.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

James Holzhauer wins again on ‘Jeopardy!', denying us a Tom Brady-strawberry showdown
The Patriots quarterback is a noted hater of a fruit just about everyone else seems to love.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Former skater accuses ex-partner who killed himself of sexually abusing her for two years
John Coughlin and Bridget Namiotka were partners on the ice for two years.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Stripped of women's records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?'
Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Sherpa climbs Everest twice in a week, breaks his record with his 24th ascent
Kami Rita Sherpa says he can keep climbing until he's 60 because, "with oxygen, it's no big deal."

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Boys' Soccer Top 10: South Lakes, Wakefield among district champions as playoff action continues
Top Virginia teams move onto regional tournament matchups in the postseason.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Cast of unknowns, reclamations and trash-heap finds has banged-up Yankees in first place
Gio Urshela, of all people, is "probably our MVP at this point," reliever Adam Ottavino said.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

James Holzhauer wins again on ‘Jeopardy!' denying us a Tom Brady-strawberry showdown
The Patriots quarterback is a noted hater of a fruit just about everyone else seems to love.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Girls' soccer Top 10: Battlefield, Chantilly earn district titles in a week of postseason drama
South County, T.C. Williams and Yorktown among other local teams finding early playoff success.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

John Thompson, larger than life for what he said and what he didn't, has one last story
At 77 years old, former Georgetown basketball coach has another issue he wants to address: himself.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

A paralyzed former Georgetown football star just rode his wheelchair from L.A. to D.C.
NextStep Fitness founder Janne Kouri raised funds and awareness for people living with paralysis during the two-month journey.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Stephen Curry carries Warriors to fifth straight NBA Finals
Curry scores a game-high 37 points, and Golden State rallies from a 17-point second-half deficit to complete a sweep in the Western Conference finals.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Velocity is strangling baseball — and its grip keeps tightening
Pick a problem, or a perceived problem, in baseball, and it can probably be traced back, directly or indirectly, to the rise of velocity as the sport's ultimate weapon.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Former skater accuses partner who killed himself of sexually abusing her for two years
John Coughlin and Bridget Namiotka were partners on the ice for two years.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Erica Evans gives Maryland lacrosse extra firepower entering NCAA tournament
The transfer from Canisius was hardly an unknown commodity before arriving in College Park, but she has stepped in and stepped up.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Ezekiel Elliott handcuffed, but not arrested, after incident with Las Vegas security guard
"These are all bumps, and people have challenges," Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said of the star running back, who was attending a music festival.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Colin Kaepernick helped the Warriors celebrate their sweep of Trail Blazers
The former 49ers quarterback told a reporter that the NBA team has "always supported me."

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Niki Lauda, F1 legend who survived horrific 1976 crash, dies at 70
Despite severe burns to his head, Lauda was back on the track two races later and would win the F1 title the next season.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Adam Eaton on exchanging words with Todd Frazier (again): ‘He's very childish'
Eaton and Frazier, former teammates with the Chicago White Sox, have a history that lengthened at Citi Field on Monday night.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

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

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Yankees rally to hand the Orioles another loss
Three-run homer in the ninth by Gary Sanchez is the fatal blow as Baltimore drops opener of a four-game series.

Washington Post Sports
May 21, 2019

Stephen Curry torments Trail Blazers again, sending Warriors to fifth straight NBA Finals
Curry scores a game-high 37 points, and Golden State rallies from a 17-point second-half deficit to complete a sweep in the Western Conference finals.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Another early deficit buries the Nationals, who come up empty against the Mets
Patrick Corbin allows four runs in the first three innings, and Washington loses, 5-3, to move to 2-14 in series openers.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Ilya Samsonov, Capitals' top prospect and goalie of the future, finds his footing in Hershey
Since Samsonov recorded his first American Hockey League shutout Jan. 12, he posted a 15-3-1-1 record with a 1.78 goals against average and a .930 save percentage.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

New-look Citi Open announces Frances Tiafoe, Sloane Stephens among early commitments
Washington's professional tennis tournament, under new management and scheduled for July 27 to Aug. 4, is aiming to host a mix of up-and-coming players and established names.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Yoenis Cespedes fractures ankle in ‘violent fall' at his ranch, Mets say
Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen announced the news about Cespedes, who has been recovering from heel surgery, and also made a statement of support for embattled Manager Mickey Callaway.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Redskins fear Reuben Foster suffered torn left ACL during first offseason workout
Foster is scheduled to see a specialist to confirm the diagnosis, which would almost certainly force him to miss the entire 2019 season.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Reuben Foster carted off practice field with what Redskins fear is a serious leg injury
Foster was injured just a few minutes into the first session of the team's offseason workouts that was open to the media.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Josh Norman, Trent Williams among Redskins who sit out first day of OTAs
Some veterans sit out the start of Washington's optional offseason workouts, while others continue to recover from injury.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Magic Johnson accuses Rob Pelinka of ‘backstabbing,' explains abrupt Lakers departure
Pelinka responded to Johnson's claims later Monday, calling them "saddening and disheartening."

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

After Tim Connelly opts to stay in Denver, Wizards return to square one
Washington will shift to previous candidates, including Troy Weaver, Danny Ferry and Tommy Sheppard, though a hire does not appear imminent.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Case Keenum and Dwayne Haskins kick off Redskins' QB competition
With Colt McCoy still recovering from surgery, veteran Case Keenum and rookie Dwayne Haskins got the chance to make an early impression at the start of OTAs.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

When it's the Redskins and Reuben Foster, even a freak injury makes you wonder
A significant injury moments into an initial practice has to be lamentably bad luck. And yet .?.?.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Wizards offer president of basketball operations job to Nuggets executive Tim Connelly
It was not immediately clear whether Connelly accepted the position.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

U.S. women's soccer team aiming to play at Audi Field in November
The match, against an opponent to be determined, would be part of a post-World Cup tour by the Americans.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

The Wizards' new GM needs to be bold, and trading Bradley Beal is a first step
After a disappointing draft lottery that dropped them to the No. 9 pick, the Wizards face a series of complex decisions and the reality that there are no miracle solutions at hand.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Capitals re-sign Shane Gersich, Brian Pinho to two-way contracts
Keep up to date with the Capitals' moves this summer.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Former Redskins quarterbacks to rookie Dwayne Haskins: Be humble and be yourself
"Be the first one in and last one out," Mark Rypien advised Haskins, the latest Redskins hope.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

NFL and players' union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management
The league and union are working together via two new medical committees, which will include looking at monitoring teams' use of prescription medication.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Nationals activate Tony Sipp and designate Dan Jennings for assignment
Sipp was on the 10-day injured list with an oblique strain. Jennings joined the Nationals on April 30 and made just eight appearances.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Reuben Foster carted off Redskins practice field with apparent leg injury
Foster was injured just a few minutes into the first session of the team's offseason workouts that was open to the media.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Magic Johnson explains abrupt Lakers departure, accuses GM Rob Pelinka of ‘backstabbing'
Pelinka responded to Johnson's claims later Monday, calling them "saddening and disheartening."

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Jenkins: Brooks Koepka passes his toughest test yet, and his reward is a second PGA Championship
Koepka overcomes brutal conditions at Bethpage Black to avoid a historic collapse and win his fourth major in the past 23 months.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Luck, health and strength of schedule will decide Nationals' fate
Per FanGraphs, the Nationals have a 23 percent chance to win the division and a 42 percent chance to make the playoffs, but there is reason to believe those numbers can improve.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

From benchwarmers to starters, two seniors save Maryland lacrosse in NCAA tournament
This season, attackman Louis Dubick and goalie Danny Dolan emerged as Maryland's breakthrough players.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Girls Lacrosse Top 10: St. Stephen's/St. Agnes reclaims VISAA tournament crown
The Saints remain No. 1 after winning both the ISL and VISAA tournament titles.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Boys' lacrosse Top 10: St. Stephen's/St. Agnes wins third VISAA tournament title in four years
The win helps move up the previously unranked Saints to No. 6.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

As they seek a new league, women's hockey stars form players association
More than 200 players have pledged to sit out a year as they seek benefits and higher salaries in a new circuit.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 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
May 20, 2019

Baseball Top 10: Sherwood among Maryland regional champions
The second-ranked Warriors won the 4A North regional title with a walk-off sacrifice fly.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Tim Connelly opts to stay in Denver, Wizards' GM job remains open
Washington will shift to previous candidates, including Troy Weaver, Danny Ferry and Tommy Sheppard.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Softball Top 10: Madison softball prepares for state title defense
Maryland 4A semifinalist Glen Burnie moves into the rankings.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Sprinter Dutee Chand is India's first openly gay athlete
The runner, who is training for the World Championships and Tokyo Olympics, made the announcement months after the country lifted an age-old ban on gay sex.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Sean Doolittle and Joe Maddon agree: MLB should provide more clarification of toe-tap rule
After the Cubs dropped their protest, Washington's closer called on the league to address this gray area.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

What's next for Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods between now and the U.S. Open?
The two might not see each other again until Pebble Beach next month.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Tim Tebow finally homered, but his Class AAA stats still are dismal
He's really struggling with the upgrade from Class AA pitching to Class AAA pitching.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Capitals' blue line depth is an oft-touted strength, one that may be tested by offseason turnover
Washington has long touted defense as the jewel of its prospect pipeline, and with turnover to the Capitals' corps expected this summer, that organizational depth might finally be tested.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

James Holzhauer is the face of ‘Jeopardy!' He's also the new face of sports betting.
While becoming a trivia icon, Holzhauer has helped "demystify" the image of professional sports gamblers.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Nationals-Mets series preview: Erick Fedde's rotation audition, Juan Soto sparks
Washington is hurtling toward seven very important games against National League East foes.

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

NFL and NBA players were not impressed with the ‘Game of Thrones' finale
Among the many criticisms was this comment from the Kings' Buddy Hield: "Episode 3 should have been the last one."

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Kawhi Leonard's Raptors cheated death in double OT, but have they found a winning formula?
It all could have ended badly for Toronto in a Game 3 thriller, but the Raptors survived. Can they do it again to even the Eastern Conference finals?

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

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

Washington Post Sports
May 20, 2019

Jeremy Hellickson digs Nationals into a hole they can't overcome in close loss to Cubs
Right-hander struggles through three innings and Washington falls behind by four runs before an ultimately fruitless rally in a 6-5 defeat.

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