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Redskins have plenty in reserve

Running back Lache Seastrunk (pictured) is one of several reserves who make a strong case for sticking around after final cuts as Washington closes the preseason with a 3-1 mark.

Three U.S. men left standing

Sam Querrey and John Isner advance at the U.S. Open while Tim Smyczek looks to move on Friday as each looks to end the Americans’ title drought in New York.

NFL toughens punishment for domestic violence

In wake of widespread criticism for its handling of Ray Rice case, league institutes more stringent policy.

The proof is in the pitching

COLUMN | A patchwork, inexpensive rotation and a consistent bullpen — not its prowess at the plate — is why the Orioles are leading the AL East.

Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer, left, watches quarterback Brenden Motley carries the ball during during their spring NCAA college football game in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday April 26 2014. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Matt Gentry) LOCAL TV OUT; SALEM TIMES REGISTER OUT; FINCASTLE HERALD OUT; CHRISTIANBURG NEWS MESSENGER OUT; RADFORD NEWS JOURNAL OUT; ROANOKE STAR SENTINEL OUT

At 67, Beamer stays on path

As Virginia Tech’s head coach enters his 28th season, neither he nor his confidantes are talking retirement.

Projecting the 53-man roster

Projecting the 53-man roster

The toughest decisions are going to be at safety and running back.

Kenny Hill’s big performance means more than $1 million in free furniture for some Texas A&M fans

Kenny Hill’s big performance means more than $1 million in free furniture for some Texas A&M fans

And the Ashley Furniture store in College Station, Tex., is more than happy to pay out on their big bet.

Buy low, sell high on these four fantasy football players

Buy low, sell high on these four fantasy football players

Here are four players who could come out of the gate hot but fizzle down the stretch.

You make the cut: Which Redskins would you keep?

We built a 14-question quiz so you can play Washington GM.

Kenny Hill was good. Mike Leach was not. The best and worst from Thursday’s college football kickoff action.

Kenny Hill was good. Mike Leach was not. The best and worst from Thursday’s college football kickoff action.

Everyone is hailing Johnny Football’s replacement. Everyone is grumbling about Washington State after a loss to Rutgers.

Some NFL preseason developments that should cause alarm

Some NFL preseason developments that should cause alarm

Not much matters during the exhibition season but there were a few things, from penalties to the play of Robert Griffin III, that should cause some honest-to-goodness fretting.

When MLB teams need more than 25 players

When MLB teams need more than 25 players

When rosters expand from 25 to as many as 40 players Sept. 1, it could be more than to get ready for next year.

Navy provides playoff-hopeful Ohio State its first test

Navy provides playoff-hopeful Ohio State its first test

Buckeyes must move on without starting QB Braxton Miller if they hope to reach the new college football playoffs.

Nats prepare for King Felix

Nats prepare for King Felix

The Nationals have never faced Felix Hernandez, but they’ll get their first look tonight in Seattle.

Hocker falls short of perfect preseason

Hocker falls short of perfect preseason

The rookie place kicker entered the preseason finale looking to remain perfect on field goal attempts in his competition with Kai Forbath.

Bob Arum ‘very optimistic’ that a Mayweather-Pacquiao fight will happen in 2015

Bob Arum ‘very optimistic’ that a Mayweather-Pacquiao fight will happen in 2015

The veteran promoter expresses optimism about a fight for which most of us had stopped waiting.

No. 10 Patriot holds off Forest Park

No. 10 Patriot holds off Forest Park

FOOTBALL | Sophomore J.B. Thompson scores his first varsity touchdown, a three-yard run in overtime that lifts the Pioneers to a 55-49 win against the Bruins.

Hardy’s hit give Orioles a win

Hardy’s hit give Orioles a win

J.J. Hardy singles home the eventual winning run in the seventh inning to give Baltimore a win over Tampa Bay.

Klinsmann introduces several newcomers for post-World Cup friendly

Klinsmann introduces several newcomers for post-World Cup friendly

Six players are seeking their first cap when the U.S. national team faces the Czech Republic in Prague.

Josh Shaw called USC to fix a minor detail in its press release of his made-up story

A report delves into the lengths to which the now-disgraced Trojan went to sell everyone on his tale.

New Texas A&M QB Kenny Hill had everyone saying, “Johnny Who?“

New Texas A&M QB Kenny Hill had everyone saying, “Johnny Who?“

Record-setting effort in trouncing of No. 9 South Carolina quickly puts Manziel in the rear-view mirror.

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Patriot tops Forest Park, 55-49

Patriot tops Forest Park, 55-49

No. 10 Pioneers open the season with a win against the Bruins in an overtime thriller.

Redskins’ Davis sees opening, tries to blast through it

Redskins’ Davis sees opening, tries to blast through it

Playing with abandon on special teams and at safety, undrafted free agent might have earned roster spot.

Redskins have plenty in reserve

Redskins have plenty in reserve

Running back Lache Seastrunk (pictured) is one of several reserves who make a strong case for sticking around after final cuts as Washington closes the preseason with a 3-1 mark.

Redskins-Buccaneers preseason best and worst

Redskins-Buccaneers preseason best and worst

The best and worst moments from Thursday’s preseason finale at Tampa Bay.

Harry Styles wore a Michael Sam jersey in concert

Harry Styles wore a Michael Sam jersey in concert

The One Direction star paid tribute to the Ram while performing in St. Louis.

Bellis falls in three sets, but Gibbs wins

Bellis falls in three sets, but Gibbs wins

CiCi Bellis, 15, loses in three sets but two-time NCAA women’s champ Nicole Gibbs upsets No. 23 seed.

NFL to Peyton Manning: Control yourself!

NFL to Peyton Manning: Control yourself!

The league slaps the legendary quarterback with a fine after his first-ever taunting penalty.

Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend

Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend

The NASCAR superstar will get behind the wheel for the first time since his involvement in an incident that killed a fellow driver.

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Redskins vs. Buccaneers

Redskins vs. Buccaneers

Washington defeats Tampa Bay, 24-10, in the preseason finale.

Three U.S. men left standing

Three U.S. men left standing

Sam Querrey and John Isner advance at the U.S. Open while Tim Smyczek looks to move on Friday as each looks to end the Americans’ title drought in New York.

McCoy to start at QB, Royster at RB

McCoy to start at QB, Royster at RB

The Redskins close out the preseason tonight, and they’ll do so with all of their starters, and a number of key backups watching from the sidelines.

Dimitri Patterson says the Jets lied about the reason behind his preseason suspension

Dimitri Patterson says the Jets lied about the reason behind his preseason suspension

The 31-year-old cornerback still didn’t give a reason why he failed to show up for last Friday’s game, however.

Redskins finish off Bucs, preseason

Redskins finish off Bucs, preseason

LIVE DISCUSSION | Running back Silas Redd (14 carries, 79 yards, touchdown) is one of several reserves who make a strong case for sticking around after final cuts as Washington closes preseason with a 3-1 mark.

Lyles brothers capture gold

Lyles brothers capture gold

TRACK AND FIELD | T.C. Williams stars Noah Lyles and Josephus Lyles win gold medals at the Youth Olympic Games and World Junior Championships, respectively.

Ex-Maryland recruit Reed commits to Auburn

Less than a month after being dismissed by Maryland, talented center reportedly finds home with Bruce Pearl and Auburn.

J. Johnson not disappointed to be third corner; Egbuaba to miss season

Johnson expects to see field often in dime packages, while freshman linebacker Egbuaba will have surgery on labrum Friday.

Nationals face strong arms on West Coast trip

Nationals face strong arms on West Coast trip

Mariners and Dodgers, led by Felix Hernanez and Clayton Kershaw, are among the best teams in baseball.

Difo wins award

Nationals shortstop prospect Wilmer Difo was named the South Atlantic League MVP.

Green donates $1 million to Georgetown

Green donates $1 million to Georgetown

Jeff Green's gift toward a new athletic center follows a major contribution from Patrick Ewing and David Falk.

Daniel Snyder doesn’t do e-mail

Daniel Snyder doesn’t do e-mail

The Redskins owner doesn’t do e-mail, which is remarkable.

USC football continues to have the worst week ever as senior Anthony Brown quits team and calls Coach Steve Sarkisian a racist

USC football continues to have the worst week ever as senior Anthony Brown quits team and calls Coach Steve Sarkisian a racist

The latest eyebrow-raising story comes on the heels of the Josh Shaw saga, the mystery of which is still unraveling.

How to submit video for Football Top Plays of the Week

How to submit video for Football Top Plays of the Week

2014 Camp Countdown: Forestville Knights

2014 Camp Countdown: Forestville Knights

As usual, Forestville lacks the numbers of most teams on its schedule. The Knights are used to it -- and to winning anyway.

Here is what to expect from Texas A&M after losing Johnny Manziel and Mike Evans

Here is what to expect from Texas A&M after losing Johnny Manziel and Mike Evans

The Aggies have a lot of work to do if they hope to remain successful in 2014.

At 67, Beamer stays on path

At 67, Beamer stays on path

As Virginia Tech’s head coach enters his 28th season, neither he nor his confidantes are talking retirement.

NFL toughens punishment for domestic violence

NFL toughens punishment for domestic violence

In wake of widespread criticism for its handling of Ray Rice case, league institutes more stringent policy.

NFL makes sweeping changes to its domestic violence policy, increases punishments for violations

NFL makes sweeping changes to its domestic violence policy, increases punishments for violations

The first violation gets a six-game suspension. The second gets a lifetime ban.

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon can’t play in the CFL during NFL suspension

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon can’t play in the CFL during NFL suspension

In effect, the Cleveland players is banned from all North American professional football activities.

Where are Robert Griffin III and other Redskins being picked in fantasy football drafts?

Where are Robert Griffin III and other Redskins being picked in fantasy football drafts?

Griffin’s fantasy stock has taken a hit in recent weeks.