When should Scherzer pitch?

POLL | If Max Scherzer starts Sunday against the O’s, he’s ineligible to pitch in Tuesday’s All-Star Game.

Paul Pierce’s departure didn’t surprise Bradley Beal

Wizards guard says he understands why the longtime veteran left the Wizards for the West Coast.

Everyone strung a little tight

COLUMN | Serena Williams and Andy Murray among those who keep cool as Wimbledon’s second week opens.

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Both all-star teams are well-armed

ON BASEBALL | Peruse the AL and NL rosters for next week’s MLB All-Star Game and think, “How’s anyone going to score?”

Gold Cup 2015: TV schedule and streaming information

With the Women’s World Cup in the books, the soccer spotlight shifts to the USMNT.

A river runs through the Royals dugout

A river runs through the Royals dugout

Royals catcher Salvador Perez wasn’t playing when he said there was “mucho rain” in the dugout.

Surprise! The Knicks may actually know what they’re doing

Surprise! The Knicks may actually know what they’re doing

Knicks went 17-65 last season, but have seemingly stemmed the tide of their bad decision-making.

When should Scherzer pitch?

When should Scherzer pitch?

POLL | If Max Scherzer starts Sunday against the O’s, he’s ineligible to pitch in Tuesday’s All-Star Game.

You are more likely to win Olympic gold than be a victim of a shark attack

You are more likely to win Olympic gold than be a victim of a shark attack

The average American has a 1 in 6,153,846 chance of being attacked by a shark in a given year.

30 parks in 30 years: Finally getting to every major league stadium

30 parks in 30 years: Finally getting to every major league stadium

No matter how long it takes, getting to all 30 current major league ballparks is an experience that’s well worth it.

Day 1 in Pamplona: Bulls 3, Humans 0

Day 1 in Pamplona: Bulls 3, Humans 0

BREAKING: Running with angry bulls is dangerous.

Paul Pierce’s departure didn’t surprise Bradley Beal

Paul Pierce’s departure didn’t surprise Bradley Beal

Wizards guard says he understands why the longtime veteran left the Wizards for the West Coast.

Storen not named to the all-star team

Storen not named to the all-star team

The Nationals’ closer, whose 25 saves are second most in baseball, was not named to the NL team Monday.

Will there be a parade for the USWNT in New York?

Will there be a parade for the USWNT in New York?

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s thinking about it.

A marriage brings together O’s all-star and a Redskins Pro Bowler

A marriage brings together O’s all-star and a Redskins Pro Bowler

Jean Fugett and Adam Jones are related now, and they’re pretty pleased.

Cavaliers sign an excited Mo Williams to a reported two-year, $4.3 million deal

Cavaliers sign an excited Mo Williams to a reported two-year, $4.3 million deal

The veteran guard is happy to have another stint in Cleveland alongside LeBron James.

In his 10th MLB season, Jon Lester finally got a hit

In his 10th MLB season, Jon Lester finally got a hit

The Cubs pitcher had set a record for batting futility to start a major-league career.

Marc Gasol returns to Grizzlies on five-year, $110 million deal

Marc Gasol returns to Grizzlies on five-year, $110 million deal

The only question is: what took so long to reach an agreement?

Orioles fall in 10th inning on Brian Dozier’s two-run home run

Orioles fall in 10th inning on Brian Dozier’s two-run home run

Orioles relief pitcher Tommy Hunter gives up the home run on the same day Dozier was listed among the finalists for an All-Star Game spot.

Nationals drop series opener to Reds

Nationals drop series opener to Reds

The Nationals rally twice despite dealing with injuries to Denard Span and Yunel Escobar but eventually fall to visiting Cincinnati.

WBO strips Floyd Mayweather of the title belt he won against Manny Pacquiao

WBO strips Floyd Mayweather of the title belt he won against Manny Pacquiao

A spokesman for Mayweather called the move “a complete disgrace.”

Both all-star teams are well-armed

Both all-star teams are well-armed

ON BASEBALL | Peruse the AL and NL rosters for next week’s MLB All-Star Game and think, “How’s anyone going to score?”

Bucks president to Wisconsin legislature: Help fund an arena or lose the team

Bucks president to Wisconsin legislature: Help fund an arena or lose the team

A state committee was told that unless the team breaks ground later this year, the NBA will buy it back and relocate it.

2015 MLB All-Star Game: Starters, reserves and Final Vote candidates

2015 MLB All-Star Game: Starters, reserves and Final Vote candidates

See who will be playing for the American and National Leagues during the upcoming Midsummer Classic.

Denard Span leaves Monday’s game with back spasms, Yunel Escobar leaves with left hamstring tightness

Denard Span leaves Monday’s game with back spasms, Yunel Escobar leaves with left hamstring tightness

The Nationals’ starting center fielder and third baseman exited early against the Reds.

Russell Wilson says he and Ciara are practicing abstinence

Russell Wilson says he and Ciara are practicing abstinence

The Seahawks quarterback told a San Diego megachurch that God told him “to lead her.“

Scherzer named NL all-star

Scherzer named NL all-star

Max Scherzer is named to his third MLB All-Star Game and his first as a National Leaguer. Scherzer and Bryce Harper are the only Nationals selected to the game so far.

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Frame by frame: Horrifying NASCAR crash at Daytona

Frame by frame: Horrifying NASCAR crash at Daytona

Sprint Cup driver Austin Dillon miraculously walked away from a stunning crash at the end of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona. Thirteen fans were examined for injuries.

Capitals re-sign Kuznetsov

Capitals re-sign Kuznetsov

Evgeny Kuznetsov signs a two-year, $6 million contract that will keep the 23-year-old forward in Washington through the 2016-17 season, when he will be a restricted free agent.

Albert Haynesworth wishes he never left the Titans for the Redskins

Albert Haynesworth wishes he never left the Titans for the Redskins

The defensive lineman shows his softer side in a letter to his younger self.

Nationals-Reds discussion thread: Game 83

Nationals-Reds discussion thread: Game 83

Discuss here: Doug Fister vs. Anthony DeScalfani.

Jason Pierre-Paul learns there are things pro athletes can’t do

Jason Pierre-Paul learns there are things pro athletes can’t do

When your body is your living, some risky activities are off-limits, according to employers.

Nationals place David Carpenter on paternity list, recall Sammy Solis

Nationals place David Carpenter on paternity list, recall Sammy Solis

The Nationals right-hander is with his wife in West Virginia after the birth of the couple’s first child.

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Everyone strung a little tight

Everyone strung a little tight

COLUMN | Serena Williams and Andy Murray among those who keep cool as Wimbledon’s second week opens.

Harper will not compete in HR derby

Harper will not compete in HR derby

Bryce Harper’s father is recovering from surgery and can’t pitch to him. And the Nationals right fielder doesn’t want to disrupt his routine.

Tonight’s Nationals-Reds lineups

Tonight’s Nationals-Reds lineups

Lineups for tonight’s series opener against the Reds.

David West chooses Spurs over bigger offers from Wizards and Cavs

David West chooses Spurs over bigger offers from Wizards and Cavs

West declined a $12.2 million player option from the Indiana Pacers to sign with the San Antonio Spurs for the veteran minimum.

Spurs add Manu Ginobili and David West to their budding juggernaut

Spurs add Manu Ginobili and David West to their budding juggernaut

Seriously, the Spurs are looking LOADED.

Novak Djokovic battles back against Kevin Anderson; match resumes Tuesday

Novak Djokovic battles back against Kevin Anderson; match resumes Tuesday

The defending champion was down two sets before rallying against the big-serving Anderson.

Capitals pulling right strings to seize Cup shot before window closes

Capitals pulling right strings to seize Cup shot before window closes

FANCY STATS | Are these changes enough for the Capitals to fully realize their potential?

Maryland’s Will Likely named to watch list for Paul Hornung Award

Maryland’s Will Likely named to watch list for Paul Hornung Award

Junior defensive back is one of 44 players to join watch list for Hornung Award, given to the country’s most versatile player.

Feinstein: For Rory McIlroy, smart move is to play it safe

Feinstein: For Rory McIlroy, smart move is to play it safe

ON GOLF | Golfer’s competitive drive will urge him to play British Open despite injury. But he should take the long view and rest.

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Top 10 moments from the World Cup final

Top 10 moments from the World Cup final

The team dominated in their match against Japan, winning with a score of 5-2.

Fantasy baseball: How Red Sox’ Clay Buchholz can help your team

Fantasy baseball: How Red Sox’ Clay Buchholz can help your team

This week’s fantasy baseball players to watch.

Done with Lakers, Steve Nash moves his game to soccer pitch

Done with Lakers, Steve Nash moves his game to soccer pitch

Naturally, bitter Lakers fans aren’t too pleased.

Harper is all in for the Home Run Derby … in 2018

Harper is all in for the Home Run Derby … in 2018

Bryce Harper is set to make a decision about next week’s Home Run Derby today.

Fireworks injury costs Jason Pierre-Paul the Giants’ $60M offer

Fireworks injury costs Jason Pierre-Paul the Giants’ $60M offer

He’ll likely play this season under the franchise tag (assuming he plays at all).

FIFA bans former World Cup bid inspector, but doesn’t say why

FIFA bans former World Cup bid inspector, but doesn’t say why

Harold Mayne-Nicholls led the inspection of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

Everything you need to know about T.J. Oshie, and then some

Everything you need to know about T.J. Oshie, and then some

Remember that U.S. hockey player who was great at the Olympics? No, not Mike Eruzione. The other one. He’s on the Caps now.

Rory McIlroy injury could throw cold water on golf’s budding rivalry

Rory McIlroy injury could throw cold water on golf’s budding rivalry

If defending champion is unable to play in British Open, the Claret Jug may fall into Jordan Spieth’s hands.

Rory McIlroy, Jason Pierre-Paul join list of athletes injured in ridiculous ways

Rory McIlroy, Jason Pierre-Paul join list of athletes injured in ridiculous ways

But is it enough to bump the guy who got injured by bagpipes off the list?