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Nats catch a chill in Colorado

Washington mounts a late charge, but can’t overcome missed opportunities and Stephen Strasburg’s shaky start.

Bad news for Zimmerman

An MRI exam reveals a ‘pretty substantial’ right hamstring strain for the Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman, who is looking at an extended stay on the disabled list.

Davis sought by D.C. police

Former Redskin Fred Davis, suspended indefinitely in February for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, is wanted in connection with a June 2 incident.

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) runs against Oakland Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Who’s your No. 1 fantasy pick?

Kansas City’s Jamaal Charles and LeSean McCoy of the Eagles are running neck-and-neck.

Should Nats trade to replace Zimmerman?

Should Nats trade to replace Zimmerman?

The Nationals’ circumstances dictate that they at least consider an upgrade in the infield with Ryan Zimmerman sidelined.

Yadier Molina serves his brother crackers on a plate -- home plate

Yadier Molina serves his brother crackers on a plate -- home plate

Jose Molina, catcher for the Rays, seemed happy enough to accept the offering.

ESPN’s Jay Harris wins a car with a hole-in-one

ESPN’s Jay Harris wins a car with a hole-in-one

The “SportsCenter” anchor drops an ace in a charity event and drives away with a Range Rover.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has all sorts of relationship advice

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has all sorts of relationship advice

The NASCAR superstar knows how to dump someone the right way, or what do if you’re the dumpee.

Barrett explains his standoff

Barrett explains his standoff

Aaron Barrett didn’t plan his standoff with Brandon Barnes; it just happened.

Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt Israeli soccer club’s match

Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt Israeli soccer club’s match

The team’s friendly against a French team in Austria had to be abandoned in the 86th minute.

Former Maryland stars McBrien, Merriman to join Big Ten Network as analysts

Gary Williams, Drew Nicholas also slated to join network as men’s basketball analysts.

Teammates get one last prank in on Jeff Francoeur

Teammates get one last prank in on Jeff Francoeur

While not as epic as the first one, the El Paso Chihuahuas were able to get another laugh at the outfielder’s expense before he got promoted to the big leagues.

Gruden starts training camp set to put stamp on Redskins

Gruden starts training camp set to put stamp on Redskins

New coach will blend elements from elsewhere, but is ready to make his mark with Robert Griffin III, team.

Column

Gruden’s job one: Fix RGIII

Gruden’s job one: Fix RGIII

COLUMN | Rookie coach’s highest priority must be to make sure the Redskins’ investment in quarterback pays off.

Jay Gruden happy with Robert Griffin III so far

Jay Gruden happy with Robert Griffin III so far

Gruden on Griffin: “Physical condition is not an issue. Mental condition, we feel is excellent.“

Prominent British tennis reporter admits to plagiarism

Prominent British tennis reporter admits to plagiarism

Neil Harman, a longtime tennis writer for the Times of London, admits to plagiarizing material in his annual Wimbledon yearbook.

Nats catch a chill in Colorado

Nats catch a chill in Colorado

Washington mounts a late charge, but can’t overcome missed opportunities and Stephen Strasburg’s shaky start.

Gruden crafted training camp schedule with input from others, but intends to make it his own

Gruden crafted training camp schedule with input from others, but intends to make it his own

First-year NFL coach hopes every player returns with ‘chip on shoulder’ and zeal to compete as Redskins try to rebound from 3-13 season

Crawford, Porter cleared for practice

Crawford, Porter cleared for practice

After spending the offseason working their way back into form following surgical procedures, cornerbacks Richard Crawford and Tracy Porter on Wednesday received clearance to practice when the Redskins open training camp on Thursday.

Injuries keep Hatcher, three other Redskins, off the field

Injuries keep Hatcher, three other Redskins, off the field

Jason Hatcher will not be on the field when Redskins open training camp.

Twitter adventures of the Redskins on the road to training camp

Twitter adventures of the Redskins on the road to training camp

Chris Neild avoids a ticket and Ryan Clark can’t find a barber in Richmond. This is going to be fun.

Nationals fan with Curly W beard spotted at Coors Field

Nationals fan with Curly W beard spotted at Coors Field

Here’s that Nats beard, out in the wild.

World Cup winning coach Joachim Loew to remain Germany’s head soccer coach

World Cup winning coach Joachim Loew to remain Germany’s head soccer coach

His next challenge will be to take the team to the 2016 Euro championships in France.

Highlights from Jay Gruden’s press conference

Highlights from Jay Gruden’s press conference

New coach stresses it’s not all about Robert Griffin III.

Nationals’ Aaron Barrett wins epic National Anthem standoff against Brandon Barnes

Nationals’ Aaron Barrett wins epic National Anthem standoff against Brandon Barnes

Nationals rookie reliever received a hero’s welcome in the dugout after pre-game showdown at Coors Field.

Dallas Mavericks void Rashard Lewis’s contract after discovering he needs knee surgery

Dallas Mavericks void Rashard Lewis’s contract after discovering he needs knee surgery

Neither Lewis nor his agent know the extent of the injury.

LPGA has a youthful glow

LPGA has a youthful glow

Physical maturity and technological advancements in equipment help women advance more quickly.

Chad Dukes Versus the World will replace LaVar and Dukes

Chad Dukes Versus the World will replace LaVar and Dukes

Chad Dukes’s new co-host on 106.7 The Fan’s afternoon drive show will be Chad Dukes.

Surging Mystics win fourth in five games

Surging Mystics win fourth in five games

Ivory Latta scores 23, keeps Washington in thick of Eastern Conference playoff chase.

Werth out with sore knee

Werth out with sore knee

Jayson Werth has a “barky” right knee, so Matt Williams wanted to give him two days off.

Westfield safety James Gibson commits to Army football

Westfield safety James Gibson commits to Army football

Rising senior scored two touchdowns off turnovers for Bulldogs last season.

Bad news for Zimmerman

Bad news for Zimmerman

An MRI exam reveals a ‘pretty substantial’ right hamstring strain for the Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman, who is looking at an extended stay on the disabled list.

Jay Paterno sues Penn State for ‘improper termination’

Jay Paterno sues Penn State for ‘improper termination’

Son of the legendary late Joe Paterno alleges he can’t get another coaching job.

Discuss: Nats-Rockies

Discuss: Nats-Rockies

Stephen Strasburg faces Jorge De La Rosa as the Nationals try for a sweep in Colorado.

The Audubon Society calls the new Minnesota Vikings stadium a “death trap“

The Audubon Society calls the new Minnesota Vikings stadium a “death trap“

The organization is encouraging people to write letters to the team urging them to change the design.

Maker’s Mark is selling bourbon that celebrates Louisville’s move to the ACC

Maker’s Mark is selling bourbon that celebrates Louisville’s move to the ACC

Proceeds are going toward the construction of an academic building for Cardinals student-athletes.

Dwyane Wade says a kid at his basketball camp asked him why he flops

Dwyane Wade says a kid at his basketball camp asked him why he flops

Wade recalls the story with a laugh, but then fails to tell the rest of the world his answer.

Paul Pierce’s arrival means the Wizards remain great at acquiring aging scorers

Paul Pierce’s arrival means the Wizards remain great at acquiring aging scorers

The Wizards have employed more all-time top 20 scorers than almost any other NBA team. That’s weird.

Dynamo clears way to acquire DaMarcus Beasley

Dynamo clears way to acquire DaMarcus Beasley

With the No. 1 position in MLS’s allocation order, the Dynamo can add 4-time U.S. World Cup player DaMarcus Beasley.

Dominant fourth quarter leads Mystics past Sun, 89-75

All-Star Ivory Latta scores 23 points and Monique Currie has 17 as Washington defeats Connecticut.

Kevin Durant had brunch with Justin Bieber, for some reason

You never know who you’ll run into while eating eggs.

Should RGIII have won more games?

Should RGIII have won more games?

FANCY STATS | None of the QBs with comparable adjusted yards gained per pass attempt have a losing record.

Zimmerman goes to DL

Zimmerman goes to DL

The third baseman has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, this time with a right hamstring strain.

Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall and DeSean Jackson watch film of last year’s chippy encounter together

Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall and DeSean Jackson watch film of last year’s chippy encounter together

The former rivals were paired together in NFL Network’s ‘The Sessions’ feature.

Roger Federer’s vacation photos are better than your vacation photos

Roger Federer’s vacation photos are better than your vacation photos

Tennis great seems to be having a fun time between Wimbledon and the Rogers Cup.

No, 41 percent of the world’s population did not read about the 2013 Redskins training camp

No, 41 percent of the world’s population did not read about the 2013 Redskins training camp

The Redskins aren’t actually saying that 2.95 billion people read about training camp. Trust me.

Watch out NBA, a 7-foot-1 Arkansas eighth grader is coming for you

Watch out NBA, a 7-foot-1 Arkansas eighth grader is coming for you

Connor Vanover is already making headlines and he’s not even in high school yet.

Former Bears F Deschamps signs in Finland

Former Bears F Deschamps signs in Finland

Deschamps was one of three non-tendered UFAs from Washington this offseason.

Video

Boo Williams defeats Sky Diggs Elite

Boo Williams defeats Sky Diggs Elite

Boo Williams point guard Anna Wilson makes 3 three-pointers in a 63-51 win against Sky Diggs Elite in the USJN tournament.

Tony Dungy: Gay marriage, football are unrelated

Tony Dungy: Gay marriage, football are unrelated

Commentator explains controversial comments about Michael Sam.

Sporting Kansas City is no one-season fluke

Sporting Kansas City is no one-season fluke

Kansas City has been preventing opponents from getting shots off from dangerous areas, leading to entirely expected low goals conceded totals.