James is making a Cavs trip to Finals look very possible

After stealing two games on the road from the East’s No. 1 seed, LeBron James and Cleveland must be feeling good about their chances of reaching the NBA Finals.

Shanahan: Injuries aren’t to blame for RGIII’s regression

Shanahan said Daniel Snyder didn’t interfere with football operations.

40 years after its last title, Maryland asks, ‘Why not us?’

LACROSSE | Terps have overcome roster turnover and injuries to reach their fourth Final Four in five years and are poised to end a long championship drought.

Washington Nationals'  baserunner Bryce Harper steals home as Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz applies a late tag during first inning of their baseball game at Nationals Park, Sunday, May 6, 2012, in Washington. Harper was on third base went he scored to give the Nationals a 1-0 lead. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)

For Harper and Hamels, first meeting back in 2012 left a mark

Phillie pitcher plunked Nationals’ rookie, who came around to steal home. They’ll meet again Saturday.

James is making a Cavs trip to Finals look very possible

James is making a Cavs trip to Finals look very possible

After stealing two games on the road from the East’s No. 1 seed, LeBron James and Cleveland must be feeling good about their chances of reaching the NBA Finals.

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Chantilly boys defeat Robinson for Concorde District championship

Chantilly boys defeat Robinson for Concorde District championship

The Chargers held the Rams scoreless in the second half to win 10-7.

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Northern defeats C.M. Wright to claim another Maryland 3A softball championship

Northern defeats C.M. Wright to claim another Maryland 3A softball championship

Friday’s win marks the eighth straight title for the Patriots.

Women’s lacrosse: Maryland beats Syracuse to reach NCAA title game

Women’s lacrosse: Maryland beats Syracuse to reach NCAA title game

The Terps play keep-away late and win, 10-8, to advance to Sunday’s championship vs. North Carolina.

Brave new world: Mystics and Lynx to test ‘analytic’ scrimmage at Verizon Center

Brave new world: Mystics and Lynx to test ‘analytic’ scrimmage at Verizon Center

The NBA may be all about advanced analytics these days, but the men’s game still hasn’t done what a couple WNBA teams are set to do Tuesday.

TV and radio listings for May 23

TV and radio listings for May 23

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

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Gaithersburg beats Severna Park to win Maryland 4A baseball title

Gaithersburg beats Severna Park to win Maryland 4A baseball title

Anthony Felitti’s stellar pitching performance leads Trojans to the championship.

Aaron Barrett wins epic post-anthem standoff

Aaron Barrett wins epic post-anthem standoff

The reliever they call “The Bear” bore down to win a showdown of unparalleled proportions before Friday night’s game.

O’s get some help to beat Marlins

O’s get some help to beat Marlins

Aided by an error on a bunt, Baltimore scores four times in the sixth inning to send Miami to its eighth loss in a row.

Maryland 3A softball: Northern wins its eighth straight state title

Maryland 3A softball: Northern wins its eighth straight state title

SOFTBALL | Kassidy Cross drives in two runs with a key double that keeps the Patriots’ streak alive with a 9-4 win over C.M. Wright.

Anthony Felitti pitches Gaithersburg to first Maryland 4A baseball title

Anthony Felitti pitches Gaithersburg to first Maryland 4A baseball title

BASEBALL | No. 2 Gaithersburg beats Severna Park, 5-3, to claim a state crown behind Anthony Felitti’s 10th win of the season.

DCSAA track and field meet: Dunbar girls, Georgetown Day boys take first

DCSAA track and field meet: Dunbar girls, Georgetown Day boys take first

TRACK AND FIELD | Both the boys’ and girls’ meets come down to the wire. Dunbar’s win comes in a tribute to teammate Troi’Ann Dugger.

Nationals win their sixth straight

Nationals win their sixth straight

Max Scherzer throws eight strong innings, Bryce Harper blasts league-leading 16th homer, and team sets season-high streak.

Baseball: Brian Eckert, Madison shut down Fairfax for Conference 6 crown

Baseball: Brian Eckert, Madison shut down Fairfax for Conference 6 crown

BASEBALL | Senior Brian Eckert goes the distance with a two-hitter in a 2-0 win for the No. 4 Warhawks over the Rebels.

Don Cherry’s loud jacket just might break your TV

It’s all part of that legendary Cherry charm.

For Harper and Hamels, first meeting back in 2012 left a mark

For Harper and Hamels, first meeting back in 2012 left a mark

Phillie pitcher plunked Nationals’ rookie, who came around to steal home. They’ll meet again Saturday.

Paint Branch switches up — and comes home with a state title in relay

Paint Branch switches up — and comes home with a state title in relay

TRACK AND FIELD | Panthers adjust strategy in the 3,200-meter relay and edge Oxon Hill to capture boys’ 4A event.

Matt Williams on Harper’s ejection: Nationals ‘want Bryce to be Bryce’

Matt Williams on Harper’s ejection: Nationals ‘want Bryce to be Bryce’

The man whose opinion of Harper matters perhaps the most finally offered his take before Friday’s game.

Nationals-Phillies discussion thread: Game 42

Nationals-Phillies discussion thread: Game 42

Discuss tonight’s series opener with the Phillies -- Max Scherzer against Sean O’Sullivan -- here.

Tanner Roark likely to start in place of Doug Fister

Tanner Roark likely to start in place of Doug Fister

With Fister still on the disabled list, Roark is on schedule to start in his place early next week in Chicago.

Hall of Fame Harlem Globetrotter Marques Haynes dies at 89

Hall of Fame Harlem Globetrotter Marques Haynes dies at 89

Haynes was considered one of the best dribblers in the game.

Which sports do colleges want to spend on? Stipends give a hint

Which sports do colleges want to spend on? Stipends give a hint

With athletic departments setting budgets for 2015-16, some plan to offer payments to all athletes; others to only certain sports; and some to none at all.

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This group of Dutch youth soccer players imitating Cristiano Ronaldo is the cutest

This group of Dutch youth soccer players imitating Cristiano Ronaldo is the cutest

This isn’t just any youth soccer club either. These are the famed kids of the Netherlands’ famous Ajax academy.

Nationals activate RHP Casey Janssen, place Sammy Solis on 15-day disabled list (UPDATED)

Nationals activate RHP Casey Janssen, place Sammy Solis on 15-day disabled list (UPDATED)

The veteran right-hander is now eligible to make his Washington Nationals debut.

Tonight’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

Tonight’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

The Nationals face right-hander Sean O’Sullivan in the first of three games against the Phillies this weekend.

Alex Morgan says FIFA president Sepp Blatter doesn’t know who she is

Alex Morgan says FIFA president Sepp Blatter doesn’t know who she is

Morgan, 25, was a FIFA player of the year finalist in 2012. It’s like him not knowing who Cristiano Ronaldo is.

Hawks beg rapper Lil B to spare them from his curse

Hawks beg rapper Lil B to spare them from his curse

The Hawks want no part of Lil B’s curses.

Vance, Wilbon take sides on Harper

Vance, Wilbon take sides on Harper

The NBC Washington legend backs Nats slugger up and the ESPN star is getting tired of the team’s whining.

Shanahan: Injuries aren’t to blame for RGIII’s regression

Shanahan: Injuries aren’t to blame for RGIII’s regression

Shanahan said Daniel Snyder didn’t interfere with football operations.

MLB.com blurs out the mouths of Matt Williams and Marvin Hudson in ejection video

MLB.com blurs out the mouths of Matt Williams and Marvin Hudson in ejection video

Looks like the Nats manager wasn’t the only one saying bad words during the Bryce Harper ejection scene.

‘Community’ star Joel McHale to host this year’s ESPYs on ABC

‘Community’ star Joel McHale to host this year’s ESPYs on ABC

The 43-year-old who once ran a marathon in just over three hours will host the awards show on July 15.

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak says Kobe Bryant has one season left

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak says Kobe Bryant has one season left

“He has indicated to me that this is it,” Kupchak says.

MASN is unhappy with Manfred

MASN is unhappy with Manfred

Commissioner Rob Manfred tells reporters “sooner or later MASN is going to be required to pay those rights fees” to the Nationals.

Premier League TV guide to last day of the season

Premier League TV guide to last day of the season

Twenty teams will play in 10 games at 10 a.m. EDT on Sunday. Here are the 10 channels on which you can watch them all.

North Carolina receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA

North Carolina receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA

But it could be a while before we find out what those allegations entail.

In new system, a career offensive year for Karl Alzner

In new system, a career offensive year for Karl Alzner

With five goals, Alzner matched his total from his past three full seasons combined.

40 years after its last title, Maryland asks, ‘Why not us?’

40 years after its last title, Maryland asks, ‘Why not us?’

LACROSSE | Terps have overcome roster turnover and injuries to reach their fourth Final Four in five years and are poised to end a long championship drought.

Blackistone: Let’s end the student-athlete charade in NCAA sports

Blackistone: Let’s end the student-athlete charade in NCAA sports

COMMENTARY | Those who play high-profile college sports are university employees, and it’s time the NCAA recognizes it.

Why the Lightning is giving Henrik Lundqvist fits

Why the Lightning is giving Henrik Lundqvist fits

Tampa Bay has been great at generating shots in the dangerous parts of the ice.

Utah tween girls get a tackle football league of their own

YouTube sensation Sam Gordon will be a part of it.

Premier League team to give out free beer to fans

Premier League team to give out free beer to fans

Leicester City is celebrating its earning another season in the Premier League by providing a free beer to all its fans who attend the last fixture of the season.

Michael Sam signs with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

Michael Sam signs with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

The defensive end’s pro football career will continue on after all.

Former Sherwood All-Met P Matt Chanin named America East Rookie of the Year

Former Sherwood All-Met P Matt Chanin named America East Rookie of the Year

After being called up to the starting rotation, Chanin becomes first UMBC freshman to win honor.

Here’s your busy Memorial Day weekend sports TV schedule

Here’s your busy Memorial Day weekend sports TV schedule

You seriously could stay on your couch all weekend.

Manchester United’s fate is sealed on final day of the English Premier League

Manchester United’s fate is sealed on final day of the English Premier League

When clubs have nothing to play for, they score about 12 percent more goals than in their other matches while conceding about 15 percent more.

Early-favorite Mariners are off to quite a sputtering start

Early-favorite Mariners are off to quite a sputtering start

A chic pick to reach the World Series, Seattle’s team is struggling to gain ground in the standings.

The credit card a Cubs pitcher found near third base at Petco Park has been claimed

The credit card a Cubs pitcher found near third base at Petco Park has been claimed

The Visa card belongs to a person who was on the field as part of a pregame ceremony.

Terps end Illinois’s streak

Terps end Illinois’s streak

Maryland reaches Big Ten tournament semifinals by handing the Illini their first loss in 28 games.