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Deion Sanders hasn’t revolutionized college football but he could
Cindy Boren    Deion Sanders has already transformed Colorado, but his impact on college football has been cosmetic thus far. How far can he push
One key thing to know about every Week 3 NFL game
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NBA unveils new guidelines to punish flopping with a technical foul
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The Commanders’ offense isn’t just functional. It’s explosive.
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For USWNT’s Julie Ertz, a farewell friendly with no shortage of tears
John Feinstein    U.S. star Julie Ertz ended her decorated career by logging the first minutes of a win over South Africa in Cincinnati.
Mystics and Elena Delle Donne enter an offseason of uncertainty
Jerry Brewer    The Mystics are entering a period of transition, and the biggest question this offseason is what to do with unrestricted free agent Elena Delle Donne.
Five big questions as the Capitals open training camp
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Welcome to Nationals Park. That now means you too, Commanders.
Des Bieler    Washington’s MLB and NFL teams are forging new ties. Here’s why that could matter.
The J-E-T-S and the M-E-T-S are the P-I-T-S
Gene Wang    If it wasn’t for bad karma, fans of the Jets and the Mets would have no karma at all.
If Commanders fans are wondering, this is called hope
Gene Wang    Something’s happening with these Commanders. And for a refreshing change, it might not be bad.
Commanders’ season is about Sam Howell. The early returns are good.
Emily Giambalvo    Two games may be too few to make any pronouncements, but Sam Howell is starting to show he could be the Commanders’ quarterback for the future.
Trevon Diggs’s torn ACL deals a blow to the Cowboys’ elite defense
Danny Funt    Read more
Brennan Armstrong set records at Virginia. Now he’s on the other side.
Kent Babb    Read more
The only constant for Virginia Tech this season is the injury toll
Frederic J. Frommer    Read more
Headed by Simone Biles, U.S. sets world gymnastics championships roster
Chelsea Janes    Read more
Team USA enters Solheim Cup as underdog but with plenty of firepower
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College football best bets: Ohio State will handle Notre Dame
Chelsea Janes    Read more
D.C. United lacks a finishing touch, settles for a costly draw
Chelsea Janes    Read more
Betting inside a poke shop, he put D.C.’s sportsbook under attack
Neil Greenberg    One gambler bet big on sports from a downtown poke shop, exploiting inefficiencies in D.C.’s government sponsored sportsbook. Then the city changed the rules.
Football coaching’s Madden’ generation
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The racist incident that shook baseball nine years before integration
Glynn A. Hill    Read more
Rays reach deal to stay in St. Petersburg, ending years of uncertainty
Des Bieler and Matt Bonesteel    Read more
The Rays, charmed then tested this year, have a chance in October. Again.
Ben Golliver    Read more
In unfamiliar season, Orioles reach unfamiliar place: The playoffs
Ava Wallace    Read more
Oblique issue sends Shohei Ohtani to injured list, ending his season
Bailey Johnson    Read more
Nats break out of hitting funk, blast the White Sox to capture series
Rick Maese and Ben Golliver    Lane Thomas hits a grand slam and Joey Meneses and Dominic Smith also homer in a win over woeful Chicago.
Cade Cavalli played catch at Nationals Park. It was a huge step on the road back.
Roman Stubbs    One of the Nationals’ top prospects, the right hander, , is aiming for a June return after undergoing elbow surgery in March.
Jackson Rutledge impresses, Joey Meneses homers as Nats rally by White Sox
Des Bieler    Jackson Rutledge, the Nationals’ foot rookie right hander who struggled in his debut, pitches into the seventh in his second start as the Nats rally for a win.
NFL best bets for Week 3: Cover your eyes and take the Cardinals
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Rams trade Cam Akers to Vikings, ending his tumultuous tenure in L.A.
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The Commanders have reasons for optimism. But some areas still need work.
   The Commanders have come from behind twice to start the season , yielding plenty of positives like Sam Howell’s throws and plenty of room for improvement.
How the Commanders’ alarming’ defense upended the Broncos’ momentum
   A forced fumble in the second quarter seemed to change the Broncos’ fate. Washington’s offense put up points in the second half, and its defense smothered.
New NBA policy aims to curb teams resting stars during regular season
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Rockets’ Kevin Porter Jr. arrested on domestic violence charges
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At the FIBA World Cup, USA Basketball wasn’t the only loser
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Wizards’ schedule features Bradley Beal reunion, in-season tournament
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Wizards are reshaping’ with Jordan Poole and Kyle Kuzma as keystones
   Both players, entering their prime years, welcome the bigger roles they will have on a team without outside playoff expectations.
Kyle Kuzma, Wizards reach agreement on four-year, 102 million deal
   The six year veteran will be the most prominent returning member of the Wizards following the offseason trades of Bradley Beal and Kristaps Porzingis.
After years and years in purgatory, the Wizards finally offer some hope
   Mired mostly in mediocrity for decades, the Wizards at last look like they’re ready to change everything.
Mike Babcock resigns as Blue Jackets coach amid photos controversy
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Qatari fund seeks to buy minority stake in Wizards, Capitals and Mystics
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Marty Walsh sees people.’ Here’s what NHL players saw in him.
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Golden Knights trounce Panthers to win Stanley Cup for first time
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To turn rookies into teammates, the Caps shipped off to the Naval Academy
   The rookie camp trip gave players a chance to bond in a lower pressure environment before they get on the ice with NHL players.
Capitals forward Carl Hagelin announces retirement from NHL
   Drafted in , forward played for five NHL teams.
Sonny Milano chia planter highlights Capitals’ 2023-24 promo schedule
   The team will also offer Capitals themed baseball, basketball, football and soccer jerseys with the purchase of special ticket offers this season.