The NBA’s Summer of Race

The league has had to confront racial issues after incidents involving the Clippers and Hawks this offseason.

Peterson offers explanation

“I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser,” says the running back, who was reinstated by the Vikings.

ALRINGTON VA, SEPTEMBER 11: the Washington Capitals new goalie coach Mitch Korn ,left, talks to goalie Braden Holtby as Holtby holds a medicine ball. The coach   schools goalies with a variety of props at the Kettler Iceplex in Arlington VA, September 11, 2014 (Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

The man who teaches the men in net

Bronx-bred Mitch Korn never played much hockey. Now the goalie guru is helping the Caps pull out all the stops in his first season with the club.

TV and radio listings for Sept. 16

TV and radio listings for Sept. 16

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

Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts

Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts

Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.

Orioles move within cusp of title

Orioles move within cusp of title

Baltimore beats Toronto, 5-2, to reduce their magic number for clinching the AL East to one.

How to watch UEFA and CONCACAF Champions League, plus U.S. Open Cup

How to watch UEFA and CONCACAF Champions League, plus U.S. Open Cup

The UEFA Champions League group stage opens today, while the CONCACAF version is in a pivotal stretch. Philadelphia hosts Seattle for the Open Cup trophy.

A win away from clinching NL East

A win away from clinching NL East

Washington tops the rival Braves to drop its magic number to two. Stephen Strasburg throws seven scoreless innings in the win.

The NBA’s Summer of Race

The NBA’s Summer of Race

The league has had to confront racial issues after incidents involving the Clippers and Hawks this offseason.

Harper leaves Monday’s game because of lightheadedness

Harper leaves Monday’s game because of lightheadedness

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper leaves after three innings and is replaced by Nate Schierholtz.

‘As good as any leader’

‘As good as any leader’

Virginia Coach Mike London lauds Cavaliers linebacker Henry Coley, who called a players-only meeting after the win against Louisville.

Maryland adds Mulrooney, Winfree to depth chart

Maryland adds Mulrooney, Winfree to depth chart

Junior offensive lineman Evan Mulrooney back in two-deep after missing first three games with viral infection.

Zimmerman to begin playing in rehab games

Ryan Zimmerman is in Viera, Fla., and if all goes well he could rejoin the Nationals by the end of the week.

LaRoche a finalist for Marvin Miller man of the year award

LaRoche a finalist for Marvin Miller man of the year award

The Nationals’ first baseman is among the six finalists for his work with wounded soldiers and their families.

D.C. United in CONCACAF Champions League

The MLS Eastern Conference leaders visit Jamaica to face Waterhouse in group play.

Discuss: Nats-Braves

Discuss: Nats-Braves

Stephen Strasburg vs. Ervin Santana.

Rutgers apologizes to Penn State for the ‘regrettable behavior’ of some of its fans

Rutgers apologizes to Penn State for the ‘regrettable behavior’ of some of its fans

Rutgers University’s athletic director Julie Hermann sees no humor in Penn State’s child sex abuse scandal.

Nats’ Taylor meets a legend

Nats’ Taylor meets a legend

Michael A. Taylor asked Hank Aaron for his secret after a chance encounter Monday afternoon.

Jackson not ruled out for Sunday’s game

Jackson not ruled out for Sunday’s game

Ailing with a sprained left shoulder, DeSean Jackson not ruled out of Sunday’s game against his former team, Philadelphia.

Oscar Pistorius can compete again, South African Olympic committee says

Oscar Pistorius can compete again, South African Olympic committee says

Despite being convicted of culpable homicide, the 27-year-old athlete could still find himself in the 2016 Olympics.

Safe leads down stretch, are Nats, O’s on collision course?

Safe leads down stretch, are Nats, O’s on collision course?

Beltway World Series? Nationals, Orioles on cusp of clinching their respective division titles, spots in MLB playoffs.

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A West Coast profile?

A West Coast profile?

COLUMN | Given the offense Coach Jay Gruden likes to run, understudy Kirk Cousins might be leading-man material.

Wizards announce training camp schedule

Wizards announce training camp schedule

The festivities at Verizon Center begin with Media Day on Sept. 29.

Wizards sign Xavier Silas to training camp contract, expect to add Damion James

Invitees will have the chance to compete for the final spot on the Wizards’ 15-man roster.

Panthers Coach Jerry Richardson says Greg Hardy ‘is on the team,’ could play Sunday

Panthers Coach Jerry Richardson says Greg Hardy ‘is on the team,’ could play Sunday

The player, who was convicted of domestic violence in July, was deactivated before Week 2’s game, but not suspended.

Knights’ Gray rushes for 299 yards

Knights’ Gray rushes for 299 yards

Perry Street Prep’s Aaron Gray set a career high in rushing yards in a victory at Cardozo; McKinley Tech is in the win column.

The man who teaches the men in net

The man who teaches the men in net

Bronx-bred Mitch Korn never played much hockey. Now the goalie guru is helping the Caps pull out all the stops in his first season with the club.

Fans in Brazil clean up after themselves

Fans in Brazil clean up after themselves

Brazilian soccer fans have followed the Japanese practice. This is way more beneficial to society than rioting after games.

Vikings GM says decision to reinstate Adrian Peterson has nothing to do with his playing ability

Vikings GM says decision to reinstate Adrian Peterson has nothing to do with his playing ability

It’s just a coincidence, it seems, that the decision to get Peterson back on the team ASAP comes the day after a 30-7 loss against the Patriots.

Might be time to stop running Shanahan tweets on FedEx Field’s scoreboard

Here was one weird thing that happened Sunday in Landover.

Meriweather returns, vows to tackle within rules

Meriweather returns, vows to tackle within rules

His two-game suspension over, Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather realizes he has ‘no choice’ but to tackle within the rules in order to remain in the NFL.

Champe is on its first winning streak

Champe is on its first winning streak

FOOTBALL | In its third season, Champe starts 2-0 including a win over Potomac Falls in which it held off a late comeback.

Player rights vs. team interests

Player rights vs. team interests

In highly charged atmosphere following the Ray Rice controversy, Vikings and Panthers must weigh players’ due-process rights vs. teams’ possible desires to take a stand and protect their images.

Nats-Braves lineups

Nats-Braves lineups

Stephen Strasburg will face the Braves for the final time this season.

Gruden: RGIII won’t go on IR

Gruden: RGIII won’t go on IR

Redskins coach says quarterback’s prognosis is still uncertain, but he could return this season.

Injury notes: Orlov skates with Caps vets

Injury notes: Orlov skates with Caps vets

Plus, John Erskine arrived in town and minor-league goaltender Edward Pasquale might not be ready for training camp.

North Point starts hot under first-year coach

North Point starts hot under first-year coach

FOOTBALL | In two weeks, the Eagles have avenged two 2013 losses and alerted the rest of the SMAC that they are back in the mix for league supremacy.

5 college teams in region to watch

5 college teams in region to watch

Virginia and Virginia Tech women are among nation’s best, while George Mason, American and Navy men have started well.

Oft-injured Hillen healthy ready to compete

Oft-injured Hillen healthy ready to compete

Doctors discovered the issue in Hillen’s knee this offseason, but by Monday he was jumping and running and ready to go.

Maryland and West Virginia marching bands re-enact the Battle of Baltimore

Maryland and West Virginia marching bands re-enact the Battle of Baltimore

Terps and Mountaineers joined forces to offer Byrd Stadium a history lesson.

Clark: Redskins can’t miss a beat without RGIII

Clark: Redskins can’t miss a beat without RGIII

Safety Ryan Clark said that he and his teammates feel for their fallen quarterback, but that they must continue to proceed with business as usual.

Umpires are calling more strikes in the strike zone

Umpires are calling more strikes in the strike zone

This season, 9.7 percent of pitches inside the zone were called a ball.

Nationals featured in FOX Sports 1’s ‘Mission October’

Nationals featured in FOX Sports 1’s ‘Mission October’

Show provides a behind-the-scenes look at teams fighting for the postseason.

Was the FIBA World Cup tournament just a way for Coach Krzyzewski to recruit for Duke?

Was the FIBA World Cup tournament just a way for Coach Krzyzewski to recruit for Duke?

One NBA reporter says Coach K is the only beneficiary of the little-watched tournament.

Peterson offers explanation

Peterson offers explanation

“I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser,” says the running back, who was reinstated by the Vikings.

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Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 3

Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 3

Host B.J. Koubaroulis runs through the top plays from the week of football in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.

Knights seize upon long winter

Knights seize upon long winter

FOOTBALL | O’Connell’s Michael Galvan and George Hawkins spent snowy days working on their passing game. Now the Knights are 3-0.

Watson flips the script for Forest Park

Watson flips the script for Forest Park

Junior running back Cortez Watson has posted consecutive 100-yard games in his first career starts for the Bruins.

Churchwell departs Good Counsel

Churchwell departs Good Counsel

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Robert Churchwell, the Falcons’ boys’ basketball coach, opts to return to Benedicitine.