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Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2018

Alex Cobb throws a complete game as Orioles beat Indians, 4-2
Since the all-star break, Cobb has been a reliable arm for Baltimore.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2018

Coca-Cola joins Kobe Bryant's BodyArmor in sports drink battle
The soft drink giant acquired a minority stake in BodyArmor, fortifying the future NBA hall of famer's company against Gatorade.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2018

Fantasy Football 2018 beginner's guide: The best draft picks for Rounds 1-3
New to fantasy football? Follow this foolproof script to selecting your top three players for the 2018 season.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2018

Nationals waste late heroics in 10-inning loss to Marlins
Adam Eaton's ninth-inning home run sends game to extras, but Koda Glover can't hold Miami in 7-5 defeat.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2018

Their stable of running backs diminished, Redskins look to make additions
Coach Jay Gruden said there is a list of available backs set to come in and work out for Washington, which is also dealing with some attrition at the wide receiver spot.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 19, 2018

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

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

He came to Maryland to change its football culture. Now Rick Court is the first out the door.
The strength coach, who was once touted by DJ Durkin as "his most important hire," resigned Monday amid ongoing investigations into the circumstances of Jordan McNair's death and a toxic culture within the program.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Jefry Rodriguez rejoins Nationals' rotation, sending Tommy Milone to bullpen
Milone adds to the depth of the Washington relief corps while potentially providing some much-needed longevity.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Lindsay Whalen and Mike Thibault are like family. The Lynx-Mystics finale will be a reunion.
The WNBA legend will play her final regular season game Sunday against the coach who ‘taught me how to be a pro' and in front of a family that looked after her as a young player.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Josh Gordon returns to the Browns with another opportunity to get things right
The troubled, talented wide receiver is not yet cleared to practice but the Browns are not ruling out him being ready for the start of the regular season.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Maryland football unveils new practice measures; interim coach stresses player safety
The Terrapins opened practice to media members for the first time during training camp, a day after the school apologized for failures to properly treat a player who died after a workout.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Ronaldo's first match with Juventus wasn't great, but it went better than his team initiation
Juve won the Portuguese superstar's Serie A debut, 3-2.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Ready or not, Bills are that much closer to Josh Allen time after AJ McCarron injury
The Bills will have to choose between the unproven rookie and second-year pro Nathan Peterman after McCarron suffered a hairline fracture..

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Alex Ovechkin and his wife Nastya welcome baby boy
The family announced it was expecting a child shortly after the Capitals won the Stanley Cup.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Alex Ovechkin and his wife, Nastya, welcome baby boy
The family announced it was expecting a child shortly after the Capitals won the Stanley Cup.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Alex Ovechkin, wife Nastya welcome baby boy
The family announced it was expecting a child shortly after the Capitals won the Stanley Cup.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Five players who should vastly outperform their fantasy football draft slots
Knowing who to grab early in the draft is easy. It's the middle and late rounds that represent the challenge — and golden opportunities.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Kofi Opare is healthy and D.C. United's defense has been thriving since his return
A regular in the lineup last season, defender got healthy enough to reclaim starting role just as D.C.'s run started.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Roll, Tide: Ex-Alabama teammates Daron Payne, Jonathan Allen show out for Redskins
The revamped defensive line created havoc in the second preseason game — an element that was missing last season.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Stephen Strasburg will pitch Tuesday. As for where, ‘we'll figure that out tomorrow.'
Strasburg will pitch for the Nationals or one of their minor league affiliates on Tuesday.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Georgia high school football team walks out of practice to protest rough conditions
A player's parent said the practices caused "multiple players with broken bones in their hands from excessive hitting."

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

TV and radio listings: August 18
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Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

Natasha Cloud's buzzer-beater lifts Mystics over Sparks
Washington's win streak hits eight as they approach playoffs.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 18, 2018

David Hess pitches well, but Orioles fall 2-1 in Cleveland
Jose Ramirez's early two-run homer is the difference as Baltimore drops 50 games below .500.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

At the plate and on the mound, Max Scherzer dazzles again for Nationals
Right-hander dominates Marlins as Washington rolls, 8-2, trimming a game off the Braves' lead in the NL East.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

ESPN president wants less politics at network: ‘It is not our jobs'
Jimmy Pitaro says the network is working to improve relations with the NFL, which have been strained by, among other things, players protesting racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Ohio State could make decision on Urban Meyer as soon as next week
The school announced Friday that its investigation into how Meyer handled allegations of domestic violence against a former longtime assistant coach will be completed by the end of the weekend.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Sprained right wrist will land Nationals' Jeremy Hellickson on DL
The move has yet to be made official, seemingly because the club is waiting to learn whether Stephen Strasburg can replace him in the rotation.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

The Nationals have a new bullpen cart, but most of their relievers don't expect to use it
Make Washington the third MLB team to bring back the bullpen cart.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Maryland football Coach DJ Durkin remains on leave, but many believe his fate is sealed
Many people close to the situation and to the sport cited obstacles to Durkin's return even if his is cleared of wrongdoing in separate probes into the program.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

New arena in Congress Heights set to host Professional Fighters League playoffs
Fledgling mixed martial arts organization returns to the District for semifinals after regular season stop in July.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Angelo Hernandez reinstated as Wilson boys' basketball coach after administrative leave
The fifth-year coach was placed on leave in mid-April, after an investigation was launched into the residency of two players on his team.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

At 44, District boxer DeMarcus ‘Chop Chop' Corley is set for his fifth fight this year
"I never thought I'd still be fighting. I was just gifted to be able to fight for so long," said the former titleholder, who will fight Saturday near his hometown.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Fantasy football 2018: This is what the perfect draft looks like
Want to get an A grade on your fantasy draft? Here's the blueprint on how every team at every draft position can maximize the value at every pick and crush your league.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Dwight Howard wants to play until he's 40: ‘It's either evolve, adapt or get left behind'
"He wants to evolve into Anthony Davis, into Kevin Durant," Howard's trainer says, "but his own version of that."

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Neymar included on Brazil roster for friendly against USMNT and a visit to D.C.
The soccer power included 13 players from its World Cup squad for a pair of September matches in the United States.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

The top 2018 fantasy football sleepers to draft late
All four of these players, including Packers running back Aaron Jones, are being drafted less often than they should be.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Mike Lupica is leaving the New York Daily News to write detective novels
He had been the paper's most prominent sportswriter for nearly 40 years.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Cam Sims followed a huge mistake with a big play and still has a shot at a roster spot
Redskins' undrafted rookie wide receiver has impressed during training camp, and the position is still up for grabs behind the team's three starters.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Cam Sims followed a huge mistake with a big play, and still has a shot at a roster spot
Redskins' undrafted rookie wide receiver has impressed during training camp, and the position is still up for grabs behind the team's three starters.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Moon Possums? Trash Pandas? Vote to name North Alabama's (real) new minor league team.
Vote for the weirdest team name from five real finalists.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Two more Redskins running backs injured, adding stress to a thin group
Samaje Perine and Byron Marshall suffered leg injuries in Thursday's preseason win over the Jets, a week after Derrius Guice was lost for the year.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Dusty Baker on life after the Nationals: ‘This was the toughest wound'
Washington moved on from Baker after a loss in the 2017 National League Division Series.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. is fueling the Braves' playoff run
Acuña is the youngest player ever to hit a home run in five straight games.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

The Nationals' diminishing playoff chances are nearing the point of no return
Heading into Monday night's games, the Nationals have a 37 percent chance to make the playoffs per FanGraphs.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Wizards reportedly sign guard Jordan McRae to two-way deal
The 27-year-old former star at Tennessee has played in the NBA for the Suns and Cavaliers, and he could add some scoring punch early in the season.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Wizards will see a decrease in nationally televised games in 2018-19
Washington will play half as many national TV games (nine) as last season (18).

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Early trip out West and a ‘home game' in London highlight Wizards' 2018-2019 schedule
Washington will also welcome LeBron James and the Lakers to Capital One Arena in time for the holidays before enjoying its longest home stand of the season in January.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Derrius Guice's ACL tear is latest example of the injury bug devouring the Redskins. Again. And again.
Just one preseason game into 2018 and the Redskins are already plagued by injuries. It's nothing new. Since 2010, the Redskins' rosters have seen significant players go down far more often than most NFL teams.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Capitals goaltending director Mitch Korn follows Barry Trotz to the Islanders
Korn has a long history of coaching with Trotz.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Capitals re-sign popular forward Tom Wilson to six-year deal
The 24-year-old will be paid an average of $5.17 million over the deal.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Caps add Scott Arniel and Reid Cashman to Todd Reirden's coaching staff
Arniel brings a wealth of experience to the bench, including a stint as head coach of the Blue Jackets.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Brooks Orpik back with Capitals on one-year, team-friendly contract
Washington traded the veteran defenseman to Colorado earlier this offseason but now brings him back after his previous contract was bought out by the Avalanche.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Marlins-Nationals series preview: Nats are back home and have no margin for error
The Nationals return home eight games back in the NL East.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Marlins-Nationals series preview: Nats are back home with no margin for error
The Nationals return home eight games back.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Lamar Jackson, football's fastest quarterback, is having to learn how to slow down
His speed is a part of why the Baltimore Ravens selected him as Joe Flacco's successor. But Jackson's rookie year could involve a lot of standing around.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Serena Williams learned her half sister's killer had been paroled moments before worst loss
She says she still hasn't forgiven Robert Edward Maxfield for the 2003 slaying of Yetunde Price.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Fantasy football 2018: Five players who should vastly outperform their draft slots
Knowing who to grab early in the draft is easy. It's the middle and late rounds that represent the challenge — and golden opportunities.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

‘Like a rerun': Jordan McNair isn't the first Maryland football player to die of heatstroke
Charles "Sonny" Lohr died after a 1959 football practice.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Fox Sports to make history with all-female announcing crew for D.C. United match
Lisa Byington, Danielle Slaton and Katie Witham will comprise the broadcast team when the New England Revolution visit Audi Field for Sunday night's match.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Sprained right wrist will land Nationals' Jeremy Hellickson on the disabled list
The move has yet to be made official, seemingly because the club is waiting on whether Stephen Strasburg can replace Hellickson in the rotation.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Redskins-Jets takeaways: Daron Payne, Jonathan Allen look like difference-makers
Plus, Alex Smith's solid outing and a pair of intriguing skill-position players.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Redskins-Jets takeaways: Defensive front excels against the run and the pass
Plus, Alex Smith's solid outing and a pair of intriguing skill-position players.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Aretha Franklin and the national anthem were a match made in sports heaven
From the Super Bowl to the NBA Finals to the World Series and beyond, she was the queen of big events.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Nick Foles hurt in Eagles-Patriots game but finally gets handshake from Tom Brady
The preseason game was mostly unkind to the Super Bowl MVP, but at least one long-standing issue of great concern to Philadelphia fans was resolved.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

Two more Redskins running backs leave with injuries, adding stress to a thin group
Samaje Perine and Byron Marshall suffered leg injuries in Thursday's preseason win over the Jets, a week after Derrius Guice was lost for the year.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 17, 2018

TV and radio listings: August 17
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

John Elway says Colin Kaepernick ‘had his chance' with Broncos but omits some details
The Broncos general manager's remarks about having offered a contract to Kaepernick, only to be spurned, didn't quite tell the full story.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

John Elway's ‘had his chance' comments about Colin Kaepernick omit a few key details
The Broncos general manager's remarks about having offered a contract to Kaepernick, only to be spurned, didn't quite tell the full story.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Washington Mystics are focused on finishing strong before WNBA playoffs
The Mystics, winners of seven straight and assured a first-round bye, will conclude the regular season against Los Angeles and Minnesota, two decorated foes they could meet again.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Do these Yankees-themed Notre Dame uniforms deserve a Bronx cheer?
Warning: Pinstripes.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

The RPO was born in high school and took over college. Now it's the NFL's favorite play.
Run-pass options are on the rise after the Eagles rode them to a Super Bowl upset. But tracing their exact origin isn't easy: "It's like looking for the Holy Grail."

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Nationals finish a tough trip by ending their four-game slide
Washington returns to .500 by salvaging the finale in St. Louis, 5-4, and sits eight games back in the NL East.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Redskins defeat the Jets, 15-13, as Alex Smith makes a short-lived debut
Washington emerges victorious in second preseason game, with most starters seeing limited or no action. Two more running backs exit the game with injuries.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

The Redskins-Jets game wasn't worth paying for. But at least Alex Smith didn't get hurt.
There wasn't much to take away from the new starting quarterback's 10-snap performance, but that's preseason football.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

DJ Durkin should be fired as Maryland football coach, Jordan McNair's father says
"He shouldn't be able to work with anybody else's kid," Martin McNair said of Durkin during an appearance on "Good Morning America."

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Now a hero in Ethiopia, exiled runner Feyisa Lilesa is invited to return home again
His protest after winning silver in the marathon at the Rio Games drew worldwide attention and meant that he was unable to return to his homeland.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Elon Musk's next big idea: A tunnel to Dodger Stadium
It wouldn't carry that many people, but it probably wouldn't hurt the stadium's notorious traffic.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Alex Smith's first Redskins drive features a big hit, completions and points
Washington's new quarterback had an eventful debut in Thursday's preseason game against the Jets.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Fantasy football 2018: Use these tiers to ace your draft
Lists of players are indispensable for fantasy drafts, but dividing them into tiers makes it that much easier to navigate through tough decisions during drafts.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

A year before Jordan McNair's death, Maryland president nixed plan to overhaul athletes' health care
Proposal would have aligned school with NCAA guidelines, but Wallace D. Loh rejected change.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Johnny Manziel placed in concussion protocol; medication also might be causing his symptoms
The quarterback, who said last winter that he was being treated for bipolar disorder, took a big hit in a CFL game over the weekend and has missed two practices.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Gun violence hits home again for Redskins running back Kapri Bibbs
The Redskins running back practiced in training camp with a heavy heart: "One day you see a person, the next day you can't hear from them."

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Fantasy football 2018 draft cheat sheet
From a detailed breakdown of the best possible picks for Rounds 1-3 to regularly updated player rankings, sleepers and the Perfect Draft, The Post's fantasy football cheat sheet has all the insights you need to dominate draft day.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Will the NFL's new rules save the kickoff from extinction? The league sure hopes so.
New rules take effect this season. If they don't have the immediate effect of making the play safer, the next step for the NFL's leaders could be to consider eliminating kickoffs entirely.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Jeremy Hellickson will undergo MRI on Friday, could make a start next week
Plus more on the state of the Nationals' rotation, including updates on Stephen Strasburg, Erick Fedde and Joe Ross.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Wander Suero is beginning to look like a future Nationals bullpen staple
"They told us he would get lefties out because he has a cutter — but here he is getting lefties and righties out. So it's good to see," Dave Martinez said of his 26-year-old reliever.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Spain's La Liga plans to play regular season matches in United States
Teams such as Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid could play meaningful matches in the United States as soon as 2019.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Spain's La Liga to begin playing regular season matches in United States
Teams such as Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid could play meaningful matches in the United States as soon as 2019.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Urban Meyer is under fire for handling domestic abuse claims. But what about the police?
The future of the Ohio State football coach is yet to be decided, but the controversy is also raising questions about how police in the town of Powell responded when the wife of a Meyer coaching assistant called for help.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 16, 2018

Urban Meyer is under fire for handling of domestic abuse claims. But what about the police?
The future of the Ohio State football coach is yet to be decided, but the controversy is also raising questions about how police in the town of Powell responded when the wife of a Meyer coaching assistant called for help.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 15, 2018

TV and radio listings: August 16
Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 15, 2018

Nightmare 6th inning a new low for the Orioles
The Mets sent 12 batters to the plate and scored nine runs in the ugly frame.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 15, 2018

Benches clear after Braves' red-hot Ronald Acuna drilled on first pitch by Marlins' Jose Urena
Acuna had led off the Braves' three previous games, all against the Marlins, with home runs and the 20-year-old rookie was on a hot streak of historic proportions, but he was forced from the contest with an injured arm.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 15, 2018

Maryland basketball adds Wilson High forward Ricky Lindo to class of 2018
The three-star recruit out of Washington, D.C., had previously planned to spend a post-grad year at prep school.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 15, 2018

Stephen Strasburg, Erick Fedde throw in simulated game
Two starters took a step closer to their return to the rotation.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 15, 2018

Jets game may provide first looks at key Redskins additions Alex Smith and Daron Payne
The Redskins could debut their top two offseason additions in Alex Smith and Daron Payne on Thursday.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 15, 2018

Clemson, LSU to battle for Death Valley supremacy in 2025 and 2026
You have a few years to prepare for the Tigers-Tigers home-and-home.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 15, 2018

Redskins hire Todd Kline as chief commercial officer
Redskins make another addition to business side with Todd Kline as chief commercial officer.

Washington Post Sports
Aug 15, 2018

Redskins make another addition to business side, hire Todd Kline as chief commercial officer
Redskins make another addition to business side with Todd Kline as chief commercial officer.

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