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Clock violations and harried hot dog runs: The new, faster MLB is here
Chelsea Janes, Scott Allen, Ben Strauss and Gene Wang    Read more
Nationals’ Opening Day loss underscores the pain of this rebuild
Kareem Copeland    CJ Abrams makes three errors Patrick Corbin struggles and the Nationals fall to the Braves What the teams learns from this loss is what it will gain
Here’s the catch with these Nationals: They have to ... catch
Emily Giambalvo    Opening Day exposed Washington s issues and they re pretty fundamental
Aliyah Boston and Caitlin Clark are two different flavors of greatness
Barry Svrluga    Read more
South Carolina, the realest team in March Madness, is redefining dominance
Thomas Boswell    Even if hoops connoisseurs don t love the aesthetics of everything the undefeated Gamecocks do they cannot deny the greatness in their brand of basketball
San Diego State’s redemption team is living out dream of 2020 squad
Jerry Brewer    Read more
Bill Walton, Memphis State and the legacy of the 1973 NCAA title game
Candace Buckner    Bill Walton scored a championship game record points in UCLA s win over Memphis State ending a run that helped bring a divided city together
The Nats want their starters to get 21 outs consistently.’ Good luck.
Roman Stubbs    MLB starters do less than ever The Nationals want theirs to do more
The pitch clock is saving baseball by returning it to the past
Steven Goff    Get ready for a shock Baseball now looks as it did and years ago
A Black man in the women’s Final Four, Kenny Brooks knows exactly who he is
Chuck Culpepper    Kenny Brooks has taken Virginia Tech to new heights proving along the way that he belongs
Mighty South Carolina built a new capital of women’s basketball
Ben Golliver    Maryland got in the path of South Carolina s ruthless hoops dynasty which rolled on to yet another Final Four
Capitals’ spiral continues in Tampa as T.J. Oshie exits early
Des Bieler    Read more
He was a Chicago Fire intern. Now he’ll face his old team as United’s goalkeeper.
Sally Jenkins    Read more
Jim Larra aga’s best skill uniting players from different backgrounds
Nicki Jhabvala    Read more
Kevin Durant and LeBron James return to supercharge West playoff chase
Mark Selig    Read more
Keibert Ruiz committed to the young Nationals. He hopes others follow.
Des Bieler    Read more
Brandon Miller, shrouded in controversy at Alabama, to enter NBA draft
Lesley Wroughton    Read more
George Mason taps 2006 Final Four starter Tony Skinn as next head coach
Chelsea Janes    Read more
The surfer, the scientist and the big-wave beach at a breaking point
Scott Allen    Off the California coast big wave surfers are canaries in the coal mine as climate change makes the famed Mavericks beach ever angrier
How one cognitive test could help NFL teams find the next elite quarterback
Chelsea Janes    Read more
A 16 seed got its 15 minutes. Here’s how the next decade played out.
Toni L. Sandys    Read more
Jets wear an unenviable crown after the Kings’ playoff breakthrough
Cindy Boren    Read more
10 years after murdering his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius is up for parole
Mark Maske    Read more
The NCAA wouldn’t pull its Final Fours from Texas, so I’m staying home
Danny Funt    The NCAA had a chance to make an impact after the Uvalde shooting It failed
Minor leaguers set to approve their first CBA ahead of season’s start
Mark Maske, Nicki Jhabvala and Liz Clarke    Read more
From the field to a rookie card: Fanatics creates MLB Debut’ jersey patches
Ben Golliver    Read more
Opening Day, baseball’s happiest holiday, arrives with sweeping new rules
Candace Buckner    Read more
Photos from the Washington Nationals’ 2023 Opening Day
Ava Wallace    Read more
Opening Day highlights: Braves top Nationals in a rocky start to the season for CJ Abrams
Glynn A. Hill    The Nationals faced the Braves on Thursday afternoon at Nationals Park
Damar Hamlin visits Capitol Hill to support bill promoting access to AEDs
Michael Errigo    Read more
NFL owners remain divided on Thursday night flex scheduling
Des Bieler    Read more
As sports betting booms, pick sellers promise can’t-miss riches
Des Bieler    Read more
Josh Harris, Steve Apostolopoulos groups submit formal bids on Commanders
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Ron Rivera discusses Commanders’ QBs, ownership uncertainty at NFL meetings
   Here s what Rivera and General Manager Martin Mayhew said this week about the team s plan at quarterback and other moves that could shape its future
Commanders’ potential sale comes amid plummeting popularity, poll finds
   Fifteen percent of Washington area residents call the Commanders their favorite professional sports team compared with percent in
The NFL draft is heavy on cornerback talent. Will the Commanders capitalize?
   The Commanders appear likely to pick a guard tackle or cornerback in the first round and cornerback might make the most sense
It’s not working with Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving
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Nikola Jokic doesn’t care about being MVP. How refreshing.
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This time around, the Wizards bully the Celtics for an uplifting win
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Bradley Beal under police investigation in Orlando after fan incident
   A fan reportedly heckled Beal after claiming he lost a bet
Wizards’ faint playoff hopes take another hit with loss to Raptors
   Down Bradley Beal and Kyle Kuzma Washington suffers it eighth loss in the past games
Corey Kispert’s career night sparks shorthanded Wizards over Spurs
   Without Bradley Beal or Kyle Kuzma young players spark Wizards to a win over San Antonio
Russia, Belarus barred from hockey world championships
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Longtime Blackhawks star Patrick Kane joins Rangers in long-awaited trade
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David Poile will retire as Predators’ GM, and Barry Trotz will replace him
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Jaromir Jagr credited with passing Wayne Gretzky for most overall goals
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Caps’ flickering playoff hopes dealt a blow in shootout loss to Isles
   The Capitals had their chances to dent the visitors lead in the wild card chase but couldn t find the goal they needed in a shootout loss
As Evgeny Kuznetsov’s tough year closes, speculation on his future begins
   Washington faces the New York Islanders on Wednesday night
Caps’ comeback goes for naught as late turnover leads to loss to Penguins
   Washington rallies from a three goal deficit to draw even with its rivals before a late turnover leads to a loss that puts their playoff hopes on life support