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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.

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.

The Champions League groups are out. Here are four must-see matches.

The Champions League groups are out. Here are four must-see matches.

Several groups promise must-watch matches featuring many World Cup stars.

D.C. Council Member Jack Evans says Redskins name shouldn’t be roadblock to a D.C. stadium

D.C. Council Member Jack Evans says Redskins name shouldn’t be roadblock to a D.C. stadium

Former mayoral candidate and leading backer of D.C.’s baseball bid says a new football stadium could appear within five years.

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The proof is in the pitching

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.

A look at Robert Griffin III’s over/unders for the season

A look at Robert Griffin III’s over/unders for the season

Will Griffin reach 3,700 passing yards, 22.5 passing touchdowns, 12.5 interceptions, 500.5 rushing yards and 3.5 rushing touchdowns in 2014?

Surveying college soccer in the hotbed of D.C.

Surveying college soccer in the hotbed of D.C.

The Washington region is coming off a banner season, in which two men’s and two women’s teams advanced to the respective College Cup semifinals and 10 others earned NCAA Division I tournament berths.

Michel Platini says he will not challenge incumbent Sepp Blatter in next FIFA presidency election

Michel Platini says he will not challenge incumbent Sepp Blatter in next FIFA presidency election

Platini cites his dedication as the current president of UEFA, European soccer’s governing body, for his reason.

Auslander, Aronhalt return as graduate assistants

Auslander, Aronhalt return as graduate assistants

With aspirations to become college coaches, former Maryland players look to take first step under Mark Turgeon.

Eighth-seeded Ana Ivanovic loses in second round of the U.S. Open

Eighth-seeded Ana Ivanovic loses in second round of the U.S. Open

Former world No. 1 and 2008 French Open champion is knocked out of the U.S. Open by Karolina Pliskova.

Watch to watch for in Redskins vs. Bucs

Watch to watch for in Redskins vs. Bucs

Mike Jones and Jason Reid preview tonight’s game in less than two and half minutes.

Chris Cooley says RGIII looked ‘afraid to fail’ in last preseason game

Chris Cooley says RGIII looked ‘afraid to fail’ in last preseason game

Just let it go, is the analyst’s advice to the quarterback.

How have Matt Williams’s ‘Players Who Must Deliver’ picks fared this season?

How have Matt Williams’s ‘Players Who Must Deliver’ picks fared this season?

Williams nominates one player during his weekly appearance with the Junkies.

Johnny Manziel becomes ‘Johnny JamBoogie’ in new Snickers commercial

Johnny Manziel becomes ‘Johnny JamBoogie’ in new Snickers commercial

This nickname for the Cleveland Browns’ rookie quarterback might have some staying power...