James-led Cavs inch closer

Superstar’s 37 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists propel Cleveland to 3-0 lead.

Bad news for the Rangers: Stamkos back to being a star

The Lightning center stays hot after a bafflingly goal-free start to the playoffs.

Nationals fans proving D.C. is a good sports town

COLUMN | With “phenomenal” home crowds, a nice romance is blossoming between baseball and the District.

Maryland celebrates their 9-8 victory over North Carolina in the championship match in the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament, Sunday, May 24, 2015, Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

Maryland women storm back to repeat as national lacrosse champs

Taylor Cummings leads the comeback from a three-goal halftime deficit, and the Terrapins win the 12th NCAA title in program history.

Watch a 5-9 dude dunk over a dude who was sitting on another dude’s shoulders

Oh, and he also went through his legs. In a word: sick.

Americans abroad, weekend roundup

Americans abroad, weekend roundup

Jonathan Bornstein scored his first goal in years as Queretaro advanced to the Mexican finals for the first time.

James-led Cavs inch closer

James-led Cavs inch closer

Superstar’s 37 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists propel Cleveland to 3-0 lead.

TV and radio listings for May 25

TV and radio listings for May 25

Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Bad news for the Rangers: Stamkos back to being a star

Bad news for the Rangers: Stamkos back to being a star

The Lightning center stays hot after a bafflingly goal-free start to the playoffs.

LeBron somehow has Cavs one win from the Finals

LeBron somehow has Cavs one win from the Finals

Even by LeBron’s standards, this is far ahead of schedule.

Maryland women storm back to repeat as national lacrosse champs

Maryland women storm back to repeat as national lacrosse champs

Taylor Cummings leads the comeback from a three-goal halftime deficit, and the Terrapins win the 12th NCAA title in program history.

Was Al Horford’s ejection in Game 3 the worst call in NBA playoff history?

Was Al Horford’s ejection in Game 3 the worst call in NBA playoff history?

One prominent NBA writer thinks so. Either way, this call will be remembered for a long, long time.

A 9-year-old Red Sox fan gave Mike Napoli’s bat magic powers

A 9-year-old Red Sox fan gave Mike Napoli’s bat magic powers

Shortly after getting young Ethan’s autograph on his bat, the first baseman went on a tear.

Nationals fans proving D.C. is a good sports town

Nationals fans proving D.C. is a good sports town

COLUMN | With “phenomenal” home crowds, a nice romance is blossoming between baseball and the District.

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop took a puck in a very sensitive area while preparing to face the Rangers

Not really the way you want to warm up before a crucial playoff game.

J.J. Watt was in London to watch Chelsea win the Premier League

The Texans superstar is a big fan of the Blues.

Anthony Rendon headed to Viera to play in extended spring training games

Anthony Rendon headed to Viera to play in extended spring training games

The Nationals keep saying Rendon will play both second and third base when he returns. But many signs continue to point to Rendon playing second.

Billy Donovan takes out full-page ad to thank Florida fans

Billy Donovan takes out full-page ad to thank Florida fans

The new coach of the Thunder was very appreciative of his hugely successful 19-year run in Gainesville.

Orioles lose game, series to Marlins as offense continues to struggle

Orioles lose game, series to Marlins as offense continues to struggle

Baltimore falls, 5-2, at Miami as its offense scuffles again in team’s second straight defeat.

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2015 French Open

2015 French Open

Scenes at Roland Garros as the French Open tennis tournament starts in Paris.

Harper’s all-around play helps Nats nail down series win against Phillies

Harper’s all-around play helps Nats nail down series win against Phillies

Defensive play and RBI groundout key 4-1 Washington win to secure eighth straight series victory, and 19th win in 24 games.

Two pit crew members injured in scary Indy 500 accident

Two pit crew members injured in scary Indy 500 accident

Accident happened about halfway through the race.

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Juan Pablo Montoya wins the
Indy 500 for a second time

Juan Pablo Montoya wins the <br>Indy 500 for a second time

The 99th annual race at the Brickyard comes with exciting finish for second-time winner.

Familiar face stands between Terps and a championship

Familiar face stands between Terps and a championship

MEN’S LACROSSE | Maryland’s opponent in title game, Denver, is led by former Terp Connor Cannizzaro.

Juan Pablo Montoya wins at Indianapolis 500 for a second time

Juan Pablo Montoya wins at Indianapolis 500 for a second time

Will Power is second for a Roger Penske sweep.

Gisele Bundchen introduces Tom Brady’s new puppy while fans rally

But is Scooby cute enough to melt the heart of a certain commissioner?

Phillies manager on Nats’ BP music: ‘Bush league’

Phillies manager on Nats’ BP music: ‘Bush league’

It’s jarring to hear Sarah McLachlan, Sinead O’Connor, Phil Collins and Elton John while warming up before the game.

LeBron James urges calm in Cleveland after Brelo verdict

Seventy-one arrests were reported Saturday.

Nationals-Phillies discussion thread

Nationals-Phillies discussion thread

Gio Gonzalez faces off with Aaron Harang in the series finale. Talk with fellow Washington fans here.

F1 driver walks away from scary crash in Monaco Grand Prix

F1 driver walks away from scary crash in Monaco Grand Prix

The view from inside his car is ... bracing.

Casey Janssen ‘excited’ about pitching first inning as a National

Casey Janssen ‘excited’ about pitching first inning as a National

The right-handed veteran pitched his first career inning at Nationals Park, a scoreless one.

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Marlins hired a manager with no experience, but so what?

Marlins hired a manager with no experience, but so what?

COUCH SLOUCH | Dan Jennings’s appointment was met with outrage, but Miami might not be in bad shape.

Today’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

Today’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

Clint Robinson and Jose Lobaton are starting Sunday.

A.J. Cole, starter of the future, relieving well

A.J. Cole, starter of the future, relieving well

The Nationals most big-league ready starting pitching prospect is bouncing back well from a tough debut.

Fan’s obituary has last word on Deflategate: ‘Brady is innocent!!’

Plight of Patriots quarterback IS a life-and-death matter for one woman.

With unrestricted free agency ahead, transition to center finished for Eric Fehr

With unrestricted free agency ahead, transition to center finished for Eric Fehr

Fehr’s season ended in disappointment with the losing faceoff in Game 7, but he built a strong, versatile foundation as the Capitals’ checking-line center.

TV and radio listings for May 24

TV and radio listings for May 24

Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

D.C. United scratches out 1-1 draw against 9-man New England Revolution

D.C. United scratches out 1-1 draw against 9-man New England Revolution

Two-man advantage for 30-plus minutes yields Jairo Arrieta’s equalizer and status quo atop MLS’s Eastern Conference.

Sweeps week? Could be after Curry-led rout of Rockets

Sweeps week? Could be after Curry-led rout of Rockets

It’s sure starting to look the way after the MVP and Golden State took a commanding 3-0 series lead.

Matusz ejected for having foreign substance on arm in Orioles loss

Matusz ejected for having foreign substance on arm in Orioles loss

Baltimore falls, 1-0, in 13 innings despite another strong start from young Mike Wright.

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Baseball: Chopticon tops Mount Hebron 1-0 to win 3A state championship

Baseball: Chopticon tops Mount Hebron 1-0 to win 3A state championship

A walk-off scarifice fly by Zach Jerew propels the Braves past the Vikings in the state title game Saturday.

Jairo Arrieta’s 80th-minute goal gives United 1-1 draw with Revolution

Jairo Arrieta’s 80th-minute goal gives United 1-1 draw with Revolution

First-place D.C. United stays two points ahead of New England but doesn’t fully capi­tal­ize on lengthy two-man advantage.

Randy Moss keeps promise to cancer survivor 17 years later

Randy Moss keeps promise to cancer survivor 17 years later

Though it may not align with the popular image of the former star receiver, Randy Moss has a real soft spot.

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Softball: Sherwood tops Northwest to win fourth consecutive 4A state championship

Softball: Sherwood tops Northwest to win fourth consecutive 4A state championship

The Warriors complete their undefeated season with a 4-0 win over the Jaguars Saturday.

Ljay Newsome strikes out 17, Chopticon wins 3A baseball title

Ljay Newsome strikes out 17, Chopticon wins 3A baseball title

BASEBALL | The Braves beat Mount Hebron, 1-0, on a game-ending sacrifice fly in the Maryland 3A final in Aberdeen.

No. 1 Sherwood softball wins fourth consecutive Maryland 4A title

No. 1 Sherwood softball wins fourth consecutive Maryland 4A title

SOFTBALL | Seniors Nicole Stockinger and Julie Swarr have helped the Warriors go 83-0 in the past four years.

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Baseball: McDonough loses to Brunswick 4-0 in 1A state championship

Baseball: McDonough loses to Brunswick 4-0 in 1A state championship

The Rams get shutout by the Railroaders in the state final Saturday.

Patriots fans planning a ‘Free Tom Brady’ rally for Sunday

Patriots fans planning a ‘Free Tom Brady’ rally for Sunday

Naturally, the event is being billed as “a peaceful rally to protest the unjust football arrest of half God half man Tom Brady.“

Naja McAdam, Clarksburg girls set the bar high en route to Maryland title

Naja McAdam, Clarksburg girls set the bar high en route to Maryland title

TRACK AND FIELD | Senior wins high jump to help Coyotes claim championship; Bowie boys capture title, too.

Baseball: McDonough falls to Brunswick in Maryland 1A final, 4-0

Baseball: McDonough falls to Brunswick in Maryland 1A final, 4-0

BASEBALL | The Rams’ postseason run ends in the state championship game in Aberdeen with 13 strikeouts against Andrew Wanger.

Strasburg, Nationals get roughed up

Strasburg, Nationals get roughed up

Washington right-hander fails to make it out of the fourth inning for the third time in four starts as his ERA rises to 6.50.

Marques Haynes, Hall of Fame ball-handling wizard of Globetrotters, dies at 89

Marques Haynes, Hall of Fame ball-handling wizard of Globetrotters, dies at 89

With the Harlem Globetrotters and his own teams, Mr. Haynes was known as basketball’s greatest dribbler.