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Giants storm back to level series

The Giants turn a three-run deficit into an 11-4 victory in Game 4 of the World Series in San Francisco. Game 5 is Sunday night, also in San Francisco.

Capitals bounce back

Joel Ward scores twice Nicklas Backstrom also finds the net as Washington beats Flames, 3-1.

Badgers manhandle Terps

A 52-7 loss reiterates the question of whether Maryland is ready to compete with the Big Ten’s best.

Redskins getting younger

Injuries and poor play mean less experienced players will have to fill big roles Monday night against Dallas.

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2014 file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James complains to referee Derek Richardson (63) about a call in the third quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Cleveland. With an undeniable hold on the NBA, James rules the league. He sets the tone on and off the floor. But beyond being the undisputed best all-around player, James, who re-signed with the Cavaliers this summer, has become a one-man business conglomerate. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

LeBron’s sphere of influence

In today’s NBA, it seems every action made by LeBron James creates a measurable — if not equal — and opposite reaction elsewhere in the league.

Capitals bounce back

Capitals bounce back

Joel Ward scores twice Nicklas Backstrom also finds the net as Washington beats Flames, 3-1.

Fan at Mississippi-LSU game reportedly dies of a heart attack

Fan at Mississippi-LSU game reportedly dies of a heart attack

The incident occurred just as the crowd was celebrating a close LSU win.

Sandoval brings Giants level

Sandoval brings Giants level

ON BASEBALL | Pablo Sandoval is used to big hits in October. And his hit Saturday night helped San Francisco tie the World Series.

Giants storm back to level series

Giants storm back to level series

The Giants turn a three-run deficit into an 11-4 victory in Game 4 of the World Series in San Francisco. Game 5 is Sunday night, also in San Francisco.

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The anomaly that is the Royals

The anomaly that is the Royals

In today’s pro sports landscape, what Kansas City is doing simply doesn’t happen. Until it does.

Lions vs. Falcons: What you need to know about the game in London

Lions vs. Falcons: What you need to know about the game in London

Get the facts, and get them soon — the game has an unprecedented 9:30 a.m. Eastern start time.

You have to admire Pittsburgh’s determination to give Georgia Tech the ball

You have to admire Pittsburgh’s determination to give Georgia Tech the ball

The Panthers’ record-tying five first-quarter fumbles essentially handed the game to the Yellow Jackets.

The one, tiny positive Michigan can take away from its loss to Michigan State

The one, tiny positive Michigan can take away from its loss to Michigan State

It’s not much, but it does say a lot about the program’s decline.

Capitals-Flames: Game 6 discussion thread

The three-game western Canada swing continues in Calgary.

Maryland-Wisconsin postgame: Terps’ O-line struggles, Deon Long produces

Maryland-Wisconsin postgame: Terps’ O-line struggles, Deon Long produces

Maryland’s offensive line has five false start penalties, struggles to get push against Badgers.

Watch a 350-pound lineman throw a touchdown pass to a long snapper

Watch a 350-pound lineman throw a touchdown pass to a long snapper

Arkansas pulls out a heck of a trick play in its win over UAB.

Giants soften the playing field?

Giants soften the playing field?

In a move that smacks of gamesmanship, San Francisco grounds crew muddies infield, slows Royals.

LeBron’s sphere of influence

LeBron’s sphere of influence

In today’s NBA, it seems every action made by LeBron James creates a measurable — if not equal — and opposite reaction elsewhere in the league.

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No. 10 DeMatha comes from behind to beat No. 3 Gonzaga

No. 10 DeMatha comes from behind to beat No. 3 Gonzaga

Running back Lorenzo Harrison rushes for 155 yards, two TDs to lead the Stags to victory.

Stags storm back to beat Gonzaga

Stags storm back to beat Gonzaga

FOOTBALL | Facing a halftime deficit, No. 10 DeMatha picks up its play on both ends to rally past rival No. 3 Gonzaga for a crucial league win.

National Cathedral’s Lester turns it on late

National Cathedral’s Lester turns it on late

CROSS-COUNTRY | Page Lester’s final kick helps her claim the ISL individual title; O’Connell’s girls win an eighth straight WCAC team crown.

United earns late draw at Montreal in finale

United earns late draw at Montreal in finale

Fabian Espindola scored an 86th-minute equalizer for United, which is unbeaten in six straight heading into the MLS playoffs.

Peter Daland, college and Olympic swim coach, dies at 93

Peter Daland, college and Olympic swim coach, dies at 93

Mr. Daland coached the 1972 U.S. Olympic men’s swim team to nine gold medals.

Butler claims final spot on Wizards roster

Butler claims final spot on Wizards roster

Butler signs a one-year, non-guaranteed deal and the Wizards waive three others vying for the final spot.

This Bacon Bowl ad is amazing in so many ways

This Bacon Bowl ad is amazing in so many ways

The product is ridiculous, the ad is ludicrous and the jingle is ... actually kind of awesome.

Mids’ Reynolds add to his record list

Mids’ Reynolds add to his record list

Quarterback runs for a career-high 251 yards and sets Navy’s career TD record in a win over San Jose State.

Badgers manhandle Terps

Badgers manhandle Terps

A 52-7 loss reiterates the question of whether Maryland is ready to compete with the Big Ten’s best.

Pregame notes: Active Flames blue line poses challenge

Pregame notes: Active Flames blue line poses challenge

Plus Jason Chimera on supporting Evgeny Kuznetsov, Braden Holtby looking for redemption in Calgary and Tom Wilson debuting in Hershey.

Cavs are stunned late on homecoming

Cavs are stunned late on homecoming

Virginia’s chances for a bowl bid fall into some doubt when a late mistakes lead to a 28-27 loss to UNC.

Caps looking to get Ovechkin more looks

Caps looking to get Ovechkin more looks

“We haven’t put pucks to his stick enough,” Coach Barry Trotz said, “and when he’s had a couple opportunities, he hasn’t capitalized on them.”

Griffin listed as questionable

Griffin listed as questionable

For their final injury report of the week, the Washington Redskins have listed quarterback Robert Griffin III and cornerback Tracy Porter as questionable entering Monday night’s game at Dallas.

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Monday night magic for Redskins against Cowboys?

Monday night magic for Redskins against Cowboys?

The Washington Post's Jason Reid breaks down what it will take for the Redskins to have any chance of toppling the Dallas Cowboys.

MLS matchday: D.C. United at Montreal

MLS matchday: D.C. United at Montreal

DCU seeks to end a remarkable regular season on a winning note with a visit to the last-place Impact at Saputo Stadium.

Redskins getting younger

Redskins getting younger

Injuries and poor play mean less experienced players will have to fill big roles Monday night against Dallas.

Can Nats keep the Big Three?

Can Nats keep the Big Three?

Mike Rizzo has a daunting task: Reach deals with future free agents Ian Desmond, Jordan Zimmermann and Doug Fister, or make a trade before it’s too late.

Discuss Maryland football at Wisconsin: LB Matt Robinson out, WR Amba Etta-Tawo will start

Discuss Maryland football at Wisconsin: LB Matt Robinson out, WR Amba Etta-Tawo will start

Maryland linebacker Robinson will miss his fourth game with a shoulder injury, WR Marcus Leak won’t start

Maryland gameday link roundup: Terps at Wisconsin

Maryland gameday link roundup: Terps at Wisconsin

Maryland looks for statement win in first-ever meeting with Wisconsin.

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Royals big enough for the ride

Royals big enough for the ride

The three power arms of Kansas City’s bullpen — Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland — get a jolt with the addition of rookie Brandon Finnegan.

Breeland, Amerson face another tall task

Breeland, Amerson face another tall task

If ever there was a game where the Redskins will feel the absence of top cornerback DeAngelo Hall, it’s Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys and top receiving threat Dez Bryant.

Burakovsky excelling, but knows greater challenges to come

Burakovsky excelling, but knows greater challenges to come

Andre Burakovsky has been a point-per-game player for the first half-dozen nights of his NHL career.

Oakland’s third-down defense and four other stats to watch in NFL Week 8

Oakland’s third-down defense and four other stats to watch in NFL Week 8

The Raiders defense has allowed the opposition to convert on third down 52.9 percent of the time

College football game of the week: No. 20 USC at No. 19 Utah

College football game of the week: No. 20 USC at No. 19 Utah

Each team has struggled at times. but both have played well considering the quality of their opposition.

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No. 6 Damascus dominates Seneca Valley, 46-13

No. 6 Damascus dominates Seneca Valley, 46-13

The Swarmin Hornets remain undefeated with a dominant victory over the Screaming Eagles, 46-13.

Climbing the stairs that train the stars

Capitals radio broadcaster John Walton and I tried the stairs.

Maryland football at Wisconsin: Previewing the game

Maryland football at Wisconsin: Previewing the game

With Randy Edsall making first trip to Camp Randall, Maryland can become bowl eligible with win over Wisconsin.

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Finishing is what they do

Finishing is what they do

COLUMN | In the World Series battle of the bullpens, the Royals are winning the war of attrition as their stalwart corps delivers four stellar innings in Game 3.

Google exec breaks records by space-diving from 25 miles up

Google exec breaks records by space-diving from 25 miles up

Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier, reaching speeds of up to 822 mph during his freefall.

High school football: Top rushers, receivers and passers for Oct. 24

High school football: Top rushers, receivers and passers for Oct. 24

Evan Gray had a stellar performance Friday, with 14 carries for 210 yards and two touchdowns.

Managing wins — and losses

Managing wins — and losses

ON BASEBALL | Joe Maddon’s departure from the Tampa Bay Rays puts a spotlight on GMs who form a partnership with their managers.

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Broadneck upsets No. 15 Arundel, 42-14

Broadneck upsets No. 15 Arundel, 42-14

Canaan Gebele goes for five-hundred yards and five touchdowns as the Bruins upset the Wildcats at Arundel.

Anacostia’s offense springs to life

Anacostia’s offense springs to life

FOOTBALL | Joe Moore completes 10 of 14 passes for 162 yards to lead the Indians to a 32-13 DCIAA Stars victory over Coolidge.

Yost, Royals have all the right moves

Yost, Royals have all the right moves

Manager Ned Yost’s un­or­tho­dox decisions pay off with uncanny temerity as Kansas City captures Game 3 in San Francisco to grab a 2-1 advantage in the 110th World Series.

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West Springfield rolls past Annandale, 35-10

West Springfield rolls past Annandale, 35-10

Spartans’ high-powered offense leads to a huge road victory over the Atoms.