• By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    PAOLO ESPINO GIVES THE NATS A CHANCE, BUT THEY SETTLE FOR A SERIES SPLIT AGAINST THE DIAMONDBACKS

    Espino allows two runs in place of Stephen Strasburg, but the Nationals fall to the Diamondbacks, 5-2, in the finale of a four-game...

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  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    CAPITALS LOSE CHIPPY BATTLE WITH SURGING BRUINS

    The Capitals were without two of their top defensemen for most of the game and lost, 6-3, in Boston.

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    TREVOR LAWRENCE REAFFIRMS HIS DEDICATION TO FOOTBALL - AND TO LIFE OFF THE FIELD

    Not that the former Clemson QB needed to offer a clarification. He's still expected to be the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft.

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    NATIONALS PLACE PITCHERS STEPHEN STRASBURG AND WANDER SUERO ON THE INJURED LIST

    Stephen Strasburg was shelved with right shoulder inflammation. Wander Suero strained his left oblique in a win over the Diamondbacks...

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    YOUTUBE STAR JAKE PAUL WINS HIS THIRD PRO FIGHT, KNOCKING OUT A FORMER UFC FIGHTER

    "I told y'all I'm a real fighter," Jake Paul insisted after his third knockout. "I don't know how many times I've got to prove myself...

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    LAWMAKERS TARGETING TRANS YOUTH DEMONIZE KIDS TO PANDER TO FEARFUL VOTERS

    Bills masquerading themselves as interested in fairness instead follow in a long tradition of sports hatred.

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    MEET INDYCAR'S 45-YEAR-OLD ROOKIE: SEVEN-TIME NASCAR CHAMPION JIMMIE JOHNSON

    After retiring from NASCAR, Jimmie Johnson seeks his next competitive challenge in IndyCar.

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  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    TWO BASEBALL FANS NEEDED A NAME FOR THEIR NEWBORN SON. THEN NOLAN ARENADO DELIVERED

    Months ago, a couple settled on two potential names for their second child - Everlee or Easton. But when their son arrived, those plans...

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    BALTIMORE BUSTS LOOSE IN LATE INNINGS TO BEAT TEXAS

    Trey Mancini's RBI double in the eighth and Maikel Franco's homer in the ninth help O's to a 6-1 win over the Rangers.

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    THE WIZARDS MAKE IT FOUR STRAIGHT WINS BY ROUTING THE LAST-PLACE PISTONS

    Bradley Beal had 37 points and Russell Westbrook logged his 25th triple-double to give Washington six wins in its past seven games.

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    FLASHING A FUN AND FRENETIC STYLE, D.C. UNITED OPENS THE HERNÁN LOSADA ERA WITH A 2-1 WIN

    United got two impressive goals late in the first half to start its season with a victory over New York City FC.

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    A BLACK HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM WON A CHAMPIONSHIP IN 1969. THEIR HOMETOWN WAITED 50 YEARS TO CELEBRATE

    A rural Virginia county tried to make amends by giving the players championship rings at a ceremony on Saturday.

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    THE NATIONALS' BULLPEN CONCERNS GROW AS WANDER SUERO EXITS EARLY IN A WIN OVER ARIZONA

    After learning right-hander Luis Avilán has a torn elbow ligament, the Nationals saw righty Wander Suero leave with a trainer.

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    ALEX OVECHKIN, FOREVER AT HOME IN HIS ‘OFFICE,' SCORES TWICE AS THE CAPITALS DUMP THE FLYERS

    Ovechkin is one goal from matching Marcel Dionne for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list.

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    DAMASCUS FOOTBALL TRIES TO MAINTAIN ITS WINNING TRADITION IN A WHOLE NEW WORLD

    The 11-time state championships have a new coach and had to endure a long layoff due to the pandemic.

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    AS 76ERS' TITLE HOPES RISE, BEN SIMMONS FINDS HIS VOICE

    After missing the 2020 playoffs with a knee injury, Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons is seeking recognition and his first title.

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  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    WHAT WILL A NEW COACH MEAN FOR D.C. UNITED? IT MIGHT TAKE SOME TIME TO FIND OUT

    Hernán Losada, MLS's youngest coach, is implementing aggressive tactics in a team that missed the playoffs last year.

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  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    ORIOLES BEAT RANGERS FOR THEIR FIFTH WIN IN SEVEN ROAD GAMES

    Stewart's two-run homer sparks three-run fifth inning for Baltimore.

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  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    MAX SCHERZER DOMINATES FOR SEVEN, KYLE SCHWARBER COMES THROUGH IN NINTH TO LIFT NATS

    Max Scherzer throws seven scoreless innings before Kyle Schwarber makes his introduction to Nationals fans with a 463-foot bomb to...

  • By Washingtonpost   -   Apr 18, 2021

    STONE BRIDGE CONTINUES ROLLING, WINS REGION TITLE OVER BRIAR WOODS, 49-7

    The undefeated Bulldogs are headed back to the state semifinals after a comfortable win over Briar Woods.