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With Baker Mayfield on deck, a look at Washington’s history against QBs drafted No. 1 overall
Washington is scheduled to face five of the six active quarterbacks drafted No. 1 overall who currently have starting jobs this season.
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If baseball keeps these grotesque expanded playoffs, it will have lost its soul
The sport has always demanded excellence. These expanded playoffs will reward mediocrity, with potentially dire side effects.
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Why the Nationals are testing out Juan Soto in right field
Soto, 21, played right field in the minor leagues before switching to left as a rookie with the Nationals.
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A guide to the 2020 MLB postseason: Playoff format, schedule and what you need to know
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Tyler Herro had an NBA playoff game for a rookie that compares to only Magic Johnson
Rookie guard Tyler Herro broke open an ugly Game 4 with a career-high 37 points to lead the Miami Heat to the brink of their first NBA Finals trip since 2014.
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Could the loaded NFC West earn four playoff spots? It’s possible, but unlikely.
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Ron Rivera’s early approach for Washington signals how much work is left to do
Two weeks into the regular season, Coach Ron Rivera still doesn't know his team well. This means he must at times treat the start of the regular season as the preseason he didn't have.
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Four years after Muhammad Ali’s death, Louisville needs his unbridled spirit
After police officers are cleared of criminal charges in the death of Breonna Taylor, another native son longs for the unity felt during the boxer's funeral.
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The NFL remains our brutal thrill. This season will test its limits.
In this strangest of seasons, it will be harder than ever for the NFL to anticipate, let alone control, the unknown.
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Despite 49ers’ complaints, MetLife Stadium field is re-certified by NFL, NFLPA
Representatives of the league, union and others reinspected the field Wednesday after the Niners cited field conditions following their injury-filled win Sunday over the Jets.
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Tampa Bay’s Victor Hedman firmly plants himself in the Conn Smythe conversation
The Swedish defenseman notched his 10th goal of the postseason on Wednesday.
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‘Together again’: Brian Piccolo’s daughter remembers Gayle Sayers
The bond between teammates was genuine, long before it was immortalized by a movie.
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Turner extends MLB rights deal for seven years, adds Tuesday-night game
The deal will pay Major League Baseball approximately $500 million annually, for a total value of around $3.5 billion.
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D.C. United’s woes continue with 1-0 loss at expansion Nashville SC
D.C.'s offensive struggles were only exacerbated by going down to 10 men in first-half stoppage time.
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Pirates prospect reportedly was under the influence of alcohol in crash that killed three
A vehicle driven by the 21-year-old infielder collided with a motorcycle carrying three people.
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Saints’ Drew Brees says he feels ‘borderline great’ amid signs he might be over the hill
Drew Brees's performance thus far for the 1-1 Saints has raised questions about his arm strength and accuracy.
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With walk-off and bat flip, Yadiel Hernández delivers the best moment of Nats’ season
The 32-year-old rookie joins former National Wil Nieves in an exclusive, improbable club.
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Bryce Harper, Phillies push Nationals to the brink of elimination
Bryce Harper homers twice as the Nats’ flickering postseason hopes reduced to scoreboard watching.
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Dalen Morris is Navy’s starting QB again after leading dramatic comeback at Tulane
Quarterback Dalen Morris entered midway through the second quarter of Saturday's game against Tulane and helped lead the biggest comeback in Navy football history.
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Jamal Murray is the delight of the NBA playoff bubble
Jamal Murray led the Denver Nuggets to a Game 3 win over the Los Angeles Lakers thanks to a steady hand and shooting prowess that have come to define his NBA bubble breakout.
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Washington hopes Kendall Fuller can return vs. Browns, bring stability to secondary
Washington hopes cornerback Kendall Fuller can make his season debut Sunday against Cleveland after missing the first two games due to a knee injury.
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NBA players ‘disappointed’ and ‘speechless’ after Breonna Taylor ruling
NBA players expressed frustration and disgust in response to a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to charge three police officers with murder in the killing of Breonna Taylor.
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After slew of injuries, NFL isn’t ready to draw any conclusions as to why
Several NFL stars were injured during Week 2, but the league isn't ready to draw conclusions for whether the adjusted offseason schedule contributed.
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Dwayne Haskins expresses frustration over decision in Breonna Taylor case
Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins expressed frustration over decision in Breonna Taylor case: “It’s really disgusting to think about."
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After a summer of starts and stops, Maryland football begins preparation for a fall season
For months, Maryland players dealt with the mental strain of having football, a core piece of their lives, in limbo.
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No Steven Stamkos? No problem. The Tampa Bay Lightning has Nikita Kucherov.
The Russian winger has an NHL-leading 28 points in the postseason.
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This college football team has now had five opening games. They’ve all been called off.
The Houston Cougars football team now won't start its season until early October. Maybe.
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In reversal, officials say Mystics’ home court can be used as voting supercenter in Southeast D.C.
Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud pushed Events D.C. to make Entertainment and Sports Arena available.
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MLB’s shortened season ends with a chaotic sprint to sort out 16-team playoff field
The weather is turning cooler, signaling the approach of the postseason. Amid the playoff races still to be determined, desperation has set in.
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NFL QB believed to have suffered punctured lung from painkilling injection by team staffer
Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor is believed to have suffered a punctured lung from a painkilling injection given by a member of the team's medical staff.
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