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New stadium on the horizon?

Redskins owner Dan Snyder says the team has already begun meeting with architectural firms about designing a new home. Washington’s current lease at FedEx Field expires in 2027.

Fister fails to prevent sweep

Nationals starter Doug Fister appears vulnerable for a second straight start as Philadelphia completes a three-game sweep of once red-hot Washington.

Bellis, ready for her close-up

At age 15 and the darling of the first week of the U.S. Open, the California native is having no problems with attention following her opening-round upset.

Champion of ‘talking season’

South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier knows college football, but he knows how to needle rivals even better.

Virginia quarterback Greyson Lambert (11) throws a pass during the first fall football practice on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 in Charlottesville, Va.   The redshirt sophomore quarterback is preparing for the first start of his college career on Saturday against No. 7 UCLA.    (AP Photo/The Daily Progress, Ryan M. Kelly)

The Cavs’ elusive answer?

Sophomore Greyson Lambert hopes to succeed where many others have struggled over past eight years: under center for Virginia.

Meriweather suspension could reshuffle Redskins defensive backfield

Meriweather suspension could reshuffle Redskins defensive backfield

Rambo says he’s ready to fill in at either safety position, in light of Meriweather suspension

Match report, video from United’s 4-1 loss to Galaxy

Match report, video from United’s 4-1 loss to Galaxy

Landon Donovan posts a goal and 2 assists and Los Angeles overwhelms DCU in first half.

Donovan gives United something to remember

Donovan gives United something to remember

Landon Donovan collects two assists, a penalty kick goal and a yellow card as the L.A. Galaxy scores quickly — and often — in 4-1 win over visiting D.C. United.

‘Madden’ features incredibly realistic ‘Manning Face’

‘Madden’ features incredibly realistic ‘Manning Face’

The celebrated video game series has really outdone itself with this one.

The rise and very real fall of Josh Shaw

The rise and very real fall of Josh Shaw

The USC star’s three-day journey from national hero to object of rueful derision.

Fister fails to prevent sweep

Fister fails to prevent sweep

Nationals starter Doug Fister appears vulnerable for a second straight start as Philadelphia completes a three-game sweep of once red-hot Washington.

Smyly keeps Orioles in check

Smyly keeps Orioles in check

Rays left-hander Drew Smyly gives up two hits in seven innings in a 3-1 win over the Orioles in Baltimore.

Tiafoe scores victory in doubles

Tiafoe scores victory in doubles

Playing in his first Grand Slam main draw, Riverdale Park native Francis Tiafoe teams with fellow 16-year-old Michael Mmoh to beat Victor Estrella Burgos and Teymuraz Gabashvili, 6-3, 6-4.

Bellis, ready for her close-up

Bellis, ready for her close-up

At age 15 and the darling of the first week of the U.S. Open, the California native is having no problems with attention following her opening-round upset.

MLS matchday: D.C. United at L.A. Galaxy

MLS matchday: D.C. United at L.A. Galaxy

With a victory at StubHub Center, United would reclaim the lead in the MLS Supporters’ Shield race.

Position player fills in for goalie and becomes hero of crucial shootout

Position player fills in for goalie and becomes hero of crucial shootout

Cosmin Moti scores a goal and saves two shots to lead his Bulgarian team past Romania’s best club for a spot in the Champions League.

NWSL adjusts schedule to work around 2015 World Cup

NWSL adjusts schedule to work around 2015 World Cup

Clubs will play four fewer games, lose national team players for at least seven matches.

Matt Williams stresses better offensive execution for Nationals

Matt Williams stresses better offensive execution for Nationals

Three times over the past two losses, the Nationals have failed to move a runner over from second base.

Ballou has eyes set on Turkey Bowl

Ballou has eyes set on Turkey Bowl

After a 6-6 campaign a year ago, the Ballou Knights have high expectations with a roster loaded with promising players.

New stadium on the horizon?

New stadium on the horizon?

Redskins owner Dan Snyder says the team has already begun meeting with architectural firms about designing a new home. Washington’s current lease at FedEx Field expires in 2027.

LaRoche returns to lineup

LaRoche returns to lineup

Adam LaRoche has dealt with back stiffness for years and knows his recent bout isn’t serious.

Discuss: Nats-Phillies

Discuss: Nats-Phillies

Doug Fister will try to prevent the Phillies and Kyle Kendrick from sweeping the Nats.

Beamer gets extension from Va. Tech

Beamer gets extension from Va. Tech

Additional two years would keep college football’s active wins leader on sideline through 2018.

Bowers and Kilgo listed as co-starters at nose tackle

Bowers and Kilgo listed as co-starters at nose tackle

Maryland has the luxury of platooning two experienced veterans on interior defensive line.

Harden evolving into leader for Team USA

Harden evolving into leader for Team USA

James Harden will have to take on more responsibility for Team USA after a series of withdrawals and Paul George’s unfortunate injury.

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RGIII on the decline

RGIII on the decline

The Post discusses which NFL players are moving up and down on the fantasy football draft board.

Virginia Tech releases basketball schedule

Virginia Tech releases basketball schedule

Three straight road games vs. Florida State, Louisville and North Carolina will be part of Coach Buzz Williams’s welcome to the ACC.

This fan emblazoned his prosthetic eye with the Seattle Seahawks logo

This fan emblazoned his prosthetic eye with the Seattle Seahawks logo

Bill VandenBush promises to wear the eye for all Seattle’s games.

U.S. soccer parents file class-action lawsuit against FIFA in effort to change concussion protocols

U.S. soccer parents file class-action lawsuit against FIFA in effort to change concussion protocols

Soccer’s international governing body has been hesitant to change its rules. Can a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court make the difference?

Jeff Fisher angry over ESPN report on Michael Sam’s shower habits

Jeff Fisher angry over ESPN report on Michael Sam’s shower habits

Network called Rams to apologize, coach says.

Champion of ‘talking season’

Champion of ‘talking season’

South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier knows college football, but he knows how to needle rivals even better.

U-Va. releases basketball schedule

U-Va. releases basketball schedule

The Cavaliers will face several nonconference tests, then will face ACC newcomer Louisville twice in trying to defend their league title.

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Starters to sit in Redskins preseason finale

Starters to sit in Redskins preseason finale

The Washington Post's Jason Reid and Mike Jones breakdown the Redskins final preseason game against the Buccaneers.

Tonight’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

Tonight’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

Adam LaRoche is back in the lineup after nursing a stiff back on Tuesday.

The Cavs’ elusive answer?

The Cavs’ elusive answer?

Sophomore Greyson Lambert hopes to succeed where many others have struggled over past eight years: under center for Virginia.

Browns’ future muddled by Gordon, Manziel

Browns’ future muddled by Gordon, Manziel

Wide receiver is to miss the entire 2014 season and prized rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel is to start the season on the sideline after disappointing preseason.

Caps’ Carlson excited about new regime

Caps’ Carlson excited about new regime

“It’s nice,” John Carlson said of Washington’s offseason acquisitions. “I think we could’ve been better there last year, myself included.

Sloane Stephens stumbles to a second-round exit at the U.S. Open

Sloane Stephens stumbles to a second-round exit at the U.S. Open

Stephens, seeded 21st, lost in three sets to Sweden’s Johanna Larsson for her earliest U.S. Open main draw exit.

Coco Crisp breaks the Astros mascot’s heart when he refuses to play Twister

Coco Crisp breaks the Astros mascot’s heart when he refuses to play Twister

The big fuzzy green alien known as Orbit tried and failed to convince the Oakland A’s star to play several times.

Redskins-Bucs: Five story lines to monitor

Redskins-Bucs: Five story lines to monitor

Team officials will use Thursday’s final preseason performances to help make roster decisions.

South Carolina court awards workers’ comp to man who injured himself in company kickball game

South Carolina court awards workers’ comp to man who injured himself in company kickball game

The court’s ruling wasn’t unanimous as the judges debated whether playing in the game was part of the plaintiff’s job duties.

Meet the Redskins fan responsible for the Homer Simpson-RGIII haircut

Meet the Redskins fan responsible for the Homer Simpson-RGIII haircut

Illinois barber has done Redskins-themed haircuts before.

Cam Newton says he and his fractured rib ‘feel great,’ says he will start Week 1

Cam Newton says he and his fractured rib ‘feel great,’ says he will start Week 1

When reporters asked the quarterback if he really felt great, Newton responded, “You think I’m lying?“

Why Arsenal will struggle without Olivier Giroud

Why Arsenal will struggle without Olivier Giroud

Giroud is often criticized by fans for his inefficiency, but his absence will hurt the team

Randy Edsall says Michigan’s football crowds are big but not loud

Randy Edsall says Michigan’s football crowds are big but not loud

Maryland coach says his team shouldn’t be cowed by the size of the Big House.

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon loses appeal, suspended one year by NFL

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon loses appeal, suspended one year by NFL

Penalty will re-open debate over how league determines punishment.

Nationals lose two opposing manager challenges in the same game for first time

Nationals lose two opposing manager challenges in the same game for first time

Upon replay review, pair of close calls go against the Nats in loss to Phillies.

Tom Hanks sides with players in FIFA Women’s World Cup turf debate

Tom Hanks sides with players in FIFA Women’s World Cup turf debate

FIFA, meanwhile, continues to stand by the plan to install artificial turf in all the World Cup venues.

Boston Marathon bombing victim marries nurse who helped him recover

Boston Marathon bombing victim marries nurse who helped him recover

James Costello kids now that it was the best day of his life.

Roster projections, QB talk and more

Roster projections, QB talk and more

REDSKINS MAILBAG | We’re back with a Wednesday edition to answer readers’ questions before Thursday’s preseason finale.

Gonzalez sees progress

Gonzalez sees progress

Gio Gonzalez is winless since July 5, and his pitching coach thinks he needs to throw more curveballs.

Ex-MLB pitcher John Rocker is going to be on the next season of ‘Survivor’

Ex-MLB pitcher John Rocker is going to be on the next season of ‘Survivor’

Obviously, he’ll be playing against two gay Broadway performers.