Mulgrew thriving for Mason

The team’s lone senior overcame mysterious illness three years ago and is key cog for the undefeated Patriots.

Pierce asks ‘Why not us?’

It took a strong recruiting pitch but Paul Pierce is with the Wizards, ready to guide the team’s young stars.

From teammates to roomies

Caps’ Brooks Laich took in young defenseman Garrett Mitchell, and now the two are close friends.

Is the Redskins’ mess Allen’s fault?

It’s probably not all the general manager’s fault, but here’s Washington’s record since he was hired, their draft picks and the starting lineup from Thursday.

Outsider: Why Orakpo isn’t living up to his contract

Outsider: Why Orakpo isn’t living up to his contract

Here’s a closer look at two areas where the star outside linebacker’s play has been less than outstanding over the first four games.

UEFA Champions League TV and live streams

UEFA Champions League TV and live streams

Eight group matches on Tuesday, eight group matches on Wednesday.

TV and radio listings for Sept. 30

TV and radio listings for Sept. 30

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

Zanellato, Madison top Stone Bridge

Zanellato, Madison top Stone Bridge

VOLLEYBALL | Natale Zanellato records a game-high 22 kills after missing time earlier this season with an injury as the Warhawks top the No. 1 Bulldogs.

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No. 5 Madison downs top-ranked Stone Bridge in four sets

No. 5 Madison downs top-ranked Stone Bridge in four sets

The Warhawks upset the Bulldogs on Monday in Ashburn.

Mulgrew thriving for Mason

Mulgrew thriving for Mason

The team’s lone senior overcame mysterious illness three years ago and is key cog for the undefeated Patriots.

Raiders’ Floyd adds UNC and West Virginia offers

Raiders’ Floyd adds UNC and West Virginia offers

In a span of 72 hours, Stonewall Jackson running back Reggie Floyd added North Carolina and West Virginia offers.

Pierce asks ‘Why not us?’

Pierce asks ‘Why not us?’

It took a strong recruiting pitch but Paul Pierce is with the Wizards, ready to guide the team’s young stars.

NLDS start times announced

NLDS start times announced

The Nationals will play a day game for Game 1 of the NLDS on Friday and will start at 5:37 p.m. for Game 2 on Saturday.

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There’s a Wall, plus a solid foundation

There’s a Wall, plus a solid foundation

COLUMN | For the first time in quite a while, the Wizards enter camp seemingly with more answers than questions.

Updated MLS player salaries posted

Updated MLS player salaries posted

The MLS players’ union provided final contract numbers for 2014 season, including Jermaine Jones. Also: Kaka and David Villa in ‘15.

Redskins add T Jones to practice squad

Redskins add T Jones to practice squad

Terren Jones, a 6-foot-7, 341-pound tackle, played in the preseason for the Falcons.

John Wall’s first signature sneaker pays tribute to his father, his speed and D.C.

John Wall’s first signature sneaker pays tribute to his father, his speed and D.C.

The bottom of the first John Wall sneaker has a map of the U.S., and all roads lead to Washington.

The time Shirley Povich wrote about the last no-hitter by a Washington player...in 1931

The time Shirley Povich wrote about the last no-hitter by a Washington player...in 1931

Jordan Zimmermann threw a no-hitter on Sunday. The last time a major league Washington player did so was in 1931 by Bobby Burke.

Matthews lifts Dunbar past Ballou

Matthews lifts Dunbar past Ballou

Wide receiver Davon Matthews stepped in at QB and led the Crimson Tide to a narrow win over DCIAA Stars rival Ballou.

Is the Redskins’ mess Allen’s fault?

Is the Redskins’ mess Allen’s fault?

It’s probably not all the general manager’s fault, but here’s Washington’s record since he was hired, their draft picks and the starting lineup from Thursday.

Martell Webster isn’t sure when he’ll be cleared to play

Martell Webster isn’t sure when he’ll be cleared to play

Webster underwent his third back surgery in four years in late June.

Nats fan didn’t get the jersey off Jordan Zimmermann’s back, but didn’t care

Nats fan didn’t get the jersey off Jordan Zimmermann’s back, but didn’t care

Helen Gonzales won the jersey off Jordan Zimmermann’s back on Sunday. That became interesting.

One slow start doesn’t deter Bobcats

One slow start doesn’t deter Bobcats

Battlefield deviated from a trend of first-quarter domination against Potomac (Va.), but it came through with a shutout win. Hylton is up next.

Animal Planet’s Kitten Cam will again have #Catitude, with kittens named after Nats players

Get ready to meet Jordan Zimmermeow, Bryce Harpurr, Kitten Strasburg, Adam LaROAR and Whiskers Werth.

Vikings ‘hopeful’ Teddy Bridgewater can play Thursday

Vikings ‘hopeful’ Teddy Bridgewater can play Thursday

Rookie quarterback had a stellar debut, and then he got hurt.

From teammates to roomies

From teammates to roomies

Caps’ Brooks Laich took in young defenseman Garrett Mitchell, and now the two are close friends.

Wootton QB Ellis shoulders the load

Wootton QB Ellis shoulders the load

Third-year quarterback Sam Ellis has the experience to lead a young receiving corps; Clarksburg enters Damascus matchup with confidence.

Wolverines are 4-0 but want more

Wolverines are 4-0 but want more

Potomac (Md.) sees room for improvement after a 14-12 win over Gwynn Park, a team it lost to last season.

Beal: Wizards have best back court

Beal: Wizards have best back court

At media day, Bradley Beal says he and John Wall will prove they are the league’s top guard duo.

With DeAngelo Williams hurt, the Panthers are basically out of running backs

With DeAngelo Williams hurt, the Panthers are basically out of running backs

The only viable tailbacks left on Carolina’s roster started this season on the practice squad.

Raiders’ Dennis Allen occupies first hot seat for 2014

Raiders’ Dennis Allen occupies first hot seat for 2014

Oakland is winless this season and 8-28 under its third-year head coach. The next move is up to Raiders owner Mark Davis.

Projecting the Nats’ playoff roster

Projecting the Nats’ playoff roster

Washington has until 10 a.m. Friday to make its NLDS roster official.

Rajon Rondo swears he broke his hand when he slipped in the shower

Rajon Rondo swears he broke his hand when he slipped in the shower

At any rate, he’s out six-to-eight weeks.

Murray helps Marshall end losing skid

Murray helps Marshall end losing skid

First year RB Jelani Murray and the Statesmen tasted victory for the first time as varsity football players with a win over Jefferson; West Potomac earns some hardware.

Redskins re-sign Crawford

Redskins re-sign Crawford

The cornerback and return specialist, a Redskins draft pick in 2012, is back on the roster.

Jovan Belcher likely had CTE, a study of his brain shows

Jovan Belcher likely had CTE, a study of his brain shows

Former Chiefs player shot his girlfriend to death, killed himself in December 2012.

Minnesota Twins fire Manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons

Minnesota Twins fire Manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons

Gardenhire led Minnesota to six division titles, but Twins struggled in recent seasons.

Redskins add safety Sanford

Redskins add safety Sanford

A starter for several years in Minnesota, Washington is bringing Jamarca Sanford on for special-teams help.

UCLA emerging as best Pac-12 team behind Brett Hundley’s performance

UCLA emerging as best Pac-12 team behind Brett Hundley’s performance

Hundley looked like a Heisman candidate with 355 passing yards and five touchdowns.

Kevin Frandsen urges Nats fans to wear nothing but red during the playoffs

Kevin Frandsen urges Nats fans to wear nothing but red during the playoffs

Nats reservist wants a red-out, and he wants it bad.

SMU reportedly considering Mack Brown to coach football team

SMU reportedly considering Mack Brown to coach football team

Brown, 63, would give Mustangs some instant credibility, but is he the coach that SMU needs?

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Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 5

Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 5

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

Two-headed backfield fuels Howard

Two-headed backfield fuels Howard

An improving offensive line has opened big holes for Najee Savage and Lion legacy Malik Anderson during Howard’s 4-0 start.

As Hershey camp opens, two more Caps clear waivers

As Hershey camp opens, two more Caps clear waivers

The Capitals still have decisions to make on their roster, and plenty more might need to pass through waivers.

Vance, Annapolis stay in the hunt

Vance, Annapolis stay in the hunt

Backup QB Nate Vance displayed poise late to help the Panthers edge Severna Park and even their record; Broadneck is still unbeaten.

Frye helps Stone Bridge rally past Madison

Frye helps Stone Bridge rally past Madison

The Bulldogs went back to their single-wing well and senior Chance Frye helped power them past the Warhawks; Dillon Blevins makes the most of a rare start for Briar Woods.

In wake of suspension, will Bill Simmons leave ESPN when his contract is up?

In wake of suspension, will Bill Simmons leave ESPN when his contract is up?

Simmons could have options should he want to take his act elsewhere.

Centreville regains No. 1 spot in Top 20

Centreville regains No. 1 spot in Top 20

FOOTBALL | The Wildcats and Northwest lead the way, with Good Counsel rising to No. 3 after beating then-No. 1 Gonzaga.

Redskins mailbag: Sifting through the wreckage

Redskins mailbag: Sifting through the wreckage

Redskins fans are still fuming over Thursday night’s loss, and Mike Jones answers readers’ questions about Kirk Cousins, the offensive line and the defensive scheme.

Tony Stewart says he doesn’t know if ‘it’ll ever be normal again’ after Kevin Ward Jr.’s death

Tony Stewart says he doesn’t know if ‘it’ll ever be normal again’ after Kevin Ward Jr.’s death

NASCAR driver answers questions for the first time since incident.

GIF of the week: Jordan Zimmermann’s slider

GIF of the week:  Jordan Zimmermann’s slider

Zimmermann’s best pitch, his slider, tallied 11.5 runs above average in 2014.