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Another night, another walk-off win

Anthony Rendon’s pinch-hit single in the ninth powers NL East- leading Washington to another walk-off win over Arizona to clinch a ninth consecutive victory and increase lead over Atlanta to seven.

United’s reserves lead way

In the CONCACAF Champions League opener, D.C. United relies on backups in a 1-0 win over Waterhouse of Jamaica at RFK Stadium.

It’s time to get down

COLUMN | If Monday night’s preseason game is any indication, quarterback Robert Griffin III is risking his future by taking too many unnecessary hits.

Redskins have it all covered

Because defensive backs coach Raheem Morris favors off coverage, an increased focus on rules limiting contact on pass plays aren’t much of a concern.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08:  A general view of Arthur Ashe Stadium as Victoria Azarenka of Belarus serves during her women's singles final match against Serena Williams of the United States of America on Day Fourteen of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Scheduling courts is a balancing act

Tennis tournaments try to juggle the wishes of players, fans and television, sometimes with mixed results.

D.C. United match report, video from Champions League win

D.C. United match report, video from Champions League win

Eddie Johnson scored in the fifth minute against Waterhouse FC at RFK Stadium.

Cruz hits major league-leading 33rd homer to lift O’s

Cruz hits major league-leading 33rd homer to lift O’s

Baltimore completed its first sweep of the White Sox in Chicago since 1995 with a 4-3 comeback win.

Another night, another walk-off win

Another night, another walk-off win

Anthony Rendon’s pinch-hit single in the ninth powers NL East- leading Washington to another walk-off win over Arizona to clinch a ninth consecutive victory and increase lead over Atlanta to seven.

United’s reserves lead way

United’s reserves lead way

In the CONCACAF Champions League opener, D.C. United relies on backups in a 1-0 win over Waterhouse of Jamaica at RFK Stadium.

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It’s time to get down

It’s time to get down

COLUMN | If Monday night’s preseason game is any indication, quarterback Robert Griffin III is risking his future by taking too many unnecessary hits.

Anthony Rendon gets a day off

Anthony Rendon gets a day off

Rendon has started 62 straight games so Matt Williams gave him Wednesday off.

CONCACAF Champions League: D.C. United vs. Waterhouse

CONCACAF Champions League: D.C. United vs. Waterhouse

United returns to international competition with a group opener against the Jamaican side at RFK Stadium.

Jim Kelly’s doctors find ‘no evidence’ of cancer after latest exam

Jim Kelly’s doctors find ‘no evidence’ of cancer after latest exam

The ex-Buffalo Bills star will undergo more biopsies in the next week to confirm the promising news.

Kobe Bryant says he’s ‘70 in basketball years’

Kobe Bryant says he’s ‘70 in basketball years’

Bryant has already played more than 54,000 combined regular season and playoff minutes.

Redskins have it all covered

Redskins have it all covered

Because defensive backs coach Raheem Morris favors off coverage, an increased focus on rules limiting contact on pass plays aren’t much of a concern.

Discuss: Nats-Dbacks

Discuss: Nats-Dbacks

Tanner Roark vs. Trevor Cahill.

Porter, Rice to vie for playing time

Porter, Rice to vie for playing time

Wizards forwards earned first-team recognition at the Las Vegas summer league last month

Matt Williams hopes Ryan Zimmerman will return ‘sometime in September’

Matt Williams hopes Ryan Zimmerman will return ‘sometime in September’

Williams admits Zimmerman is “still going to be awhile” longer but is hopeful for a return next month.

Redskins add punter Tress Way

Redskins add punter Tress Way

The Redskins on Wednesday claimed punter Tress Way off of waivers from the Chicago Bears, after cutting Blake Clingan

Mo’ne Davis returns to the Little League World Series diamond tonight

Mo’ne Davis returns to the Little League World Series diamond tonight

The rising star and her Taney Dragons team will face their biggest challenge yet when the square off with Las Vegas’s heavy hitters.

Jadeveon Clowney leaves Texans practice early with possible injury

Jadeveon Clowney leaves Texans practice early with possible injury

The star rookie and Houston staff has not spoken to reporters about the diagnosis, if there is any.

Ex-NFL player Tim Shaw reveals he has ALS in his Ice Bucket Challenge video

Ex-NFL player Tim Shaw reveals he has ALS in his Ice Bucket Challenge video

“A year ago, I was playing NFL football,” Shaw said before taking the challenge. “I’ve recently been diagnosed with ALS.“

Manchester United officially signs Marcos Rojo for $26 million

Manchester United officially signs Marcos Rojo for $26 million

Rojo won’t fix all of United’s issues, but he’ll help their defense.

Hokies’ backfield dilemma: ‘We can’t play six’

Hokies’ backfield dilemma: ‘We can’t play six’

A crowded rotation at running back is creating an intriguing competition for playing time at Virginia Tech.

Thompson limited, Cofield out

Thompson limited, Cofield out

Running back Chris Thompson practiced in a limited capacity on Wednesday after spending the past 12 days on the sideline. Barry Cofield did not practice at all.

Hatcher to play Saturday against Ravens

Hatcher to play Saturday against Ravens

Defensive end Jason Hatcher, who has been recovering from knee surgery, is expected to make his Redskins debut Saturday against Baltimore.

Boomer Esiason calls Johnny Manziel a ‘baby’

Boomer Esiason calls Johnny Manziel a ‘baby’

“Other teams hate this guy. Hate him.”

Soft-spoken Nixon evolving into leader for Terps defense

Soft-spoken Nixon evolving into leader for Terps defense

Though he doesn’t speak much off the field, the safety has become more vocal on it.

Edsall relishes ‘tough decisions’ on depth chart

Edsall relishes ‘tough decisions’ on depth chart

Maryland’s football coach considers competition for spots on the travel roster a sign of progress.

All signs point to F.P. Santangelo and Bob Carpenter broadcasting game from behind home plate

All signs point to F.P. Santangelo and Bob Carpenter broadcasting game from behind home plate

Some fans question whether relocating the broadcast team during a long winning streak is a good idea.

Clark: Crackdown might not hurt Redskins much

Clark: Crackdown might not hurt Redskins much

Washington’s emphasis on “off” coverage, rather than press, helping secondary avoid rash of penalities.

Stephen Curry wants to introduce NFL-style challenge flags to the NBA

Stephen Curry wants to introduce NFL-style challenge flags to the NBA

Not everyone agrees with the Golden State Warriors star, however, including Kevin Durant who thinks flags could ruin the game’s “purity.“

Tonight’s Nationals-Diamondbacks lineups

Tonight’s Nationals-Diamondbacks lineups

Anthony Rendon is off after 62 straight starts and Kevin Frandsen will man third base in his place.

Redskins cut punter Clingan

Redskins cut punter Clingan

The Redskins have cut first-year punter Blake Clingan, who had battled Robert Malone for the job.

Griffin understands need to protect himself

Griffin understands need to protect himself

After watching the game with coach Jay Gruden, Griffin saw where he could’ve avoided the dangerous plays.

Kelly Slater surfs with ‘hands up’ for Michael Brown, Ferguson

Kelly Slater surfs with ‘hands up’ for Michael Brown, Ferguson

Earlier this week, Pierre Garcon and Washington Redskins players made a similar gesture.

2014 Camp Countdown: Friendship Collegiate Knights

2014 Camp Countdown: Friendship Collegiate Knights

CAMP COUNTDOWN | After losing coach Aazar Abdul-Rahim and a talented senior class, Friendship Collegiate must play together to triumph.

A’s offensive woes could cost them playoff berth

A’s offensive woes could cost them playoff berth

A steady decline of the offense has knocked them from first place and could put their playoff hopes in jeopardy.

Mystics count on balance in WNBA playoffs

Mystics count on balance in WNBA playoffs

Coach Mike Thibault counts pluses and minuses of doing without a go-to player heading into series vs. Indiana.

RB Thompson plans to return to practice

RB Thompson plans to return to practice

The running back hoping to earn a role, and fighting off injuries, returns today.

Tony Gonzalez predicts Broncos will go 16-0 and get Super Bowl revenge over Seahawks

Tony Gonzalez predicts Broncos will go 16-0 and get Super Bowl revenge over Seahawks

Future Hall of Famer also says temptation lingers to return but that he’s “happily retired.“

Bryce Harper dances and plays a ukulele in Gatorade’s virtual locker tour

Bryce Harper dances and plays a ukulele in Gatorade’s virtual locker tour

Harper’s virtual locker includes a fire extinguisher, a photo of his dog and more.

Updates on Thompson and Griffin

Updates on Thompson and Griffin

Here are a handful of bullet-point notes from the Washington Redskins’ open locker room media availability, starting with the quarterback and the injured players.

Manziel must wait, grow after losing starting job

Manziel must wait, grow after losing starting job

Former QB thinks Johnny Manziel will supplant Brian Hoyer as Cleveland Browns starting QB by Week 7

Douglass goes for a mature approach

Douglass goes for a mature approach

CAMP COUNTDOWN | The talent is back for the Eagles, who say they learned from a season in which they were ousted in their playoff opener.

Man United’s Antonio Valencia threatens to sue ESPN over allegations about World Cup money

Man United’s Antonio Valencia threatens to sue ESPN over allegations about World Cup money

The Ecuadorian national team captain is angry ESPN reporter Jorge Ramos insinuated he got an unfair share of the country’s prize.

Dallas Cowboys remain NFL’s most valuable franchise at $3.2 billion, according to Forbes

Dallas Cowboys remain NFL’s most valuable franchise at $3.2 billion, according to Forbes

Magazine also predicts that two teams will move to Los Angeles, share new stadium.

Things Griffin did well, not well vs. Browns

Things Griffin did well, not well vs. Browns

QB showed some development in the pocket against Cleveland but made a few poor choices as well.

Knicks could ride soft schedule to playoffs

Knicks could ride soft schedule to playoffs

Offseason improvements and a soft schedule will help them make the playoffs .

Scheduling courts is a balancing act

Scheduling courts is a balancing act

Tennis tournaments try to juggle the wishes of players, fans and television, sometimes with mixed results.

Lance Armstrong says he’d likely still be lying about doping if he was still racing

Lance Armstrong says he’d likely still be lying about doping if he was still racing

At least the seven-time disgraced Tour de France winner is being honest...

Chip Kelly won the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We can all stop doing that now.

Chip Kelly won the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We can all stop doing that now.

Philadelphia Eagles’ coach executes perfect dive into pool.

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An NFL referee takes a stance

An NFL referee takes a stance

COLUMN | Mike Carey, one of the league’s most respected officials, avoided Washington games for the final eight years of his career.