Tanner Roark

Finding bullpen sweet spot with Roark

Tanner Roark was pushed out of Washington’s rotation by Max Scherzer. Now the Nats must figure out how to use him.

Diamond Stone: ‘I want to be a national champion’

Maryland’s newest commit reveals his aspirations ahead of arrival.

U-Md. women in Final Four

The Terrapins pull away late to beat Tennessee, 58-48, and advance to their second straight Final Four to play Connecticut.

Wizards clinch second straight playoff berth

Wizards are in the postseason for the second consecutive year, though there isn’t much celebrating.

Mar 29, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Duke Blue Devils center Jahlil Okafor (15) goes up for the opening tip with Gonzaga Bulldogs center Przemek Karnowski during the first half in the finals of the south regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

College basketball tourneys offer lessons from school of hardwood

COLUMN | For all of college sports’ flaws, the values learned through competition are beneficial.

AL Central preview: Expect a season-long fight for the division

AL Central preview: Expect a season-long fight for the division

The AL Central should be baseball’s most entertaining division to watch this season.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft takes stand at Aaron Hernandez trial

Patriots owner Robert Kraft takes stand at Aaron Hernandez trial

Team’s former tight end told him he did not kill Odin Lloyd, Kraft testifies.

Nationals-Mets lineups and discussion thread

Gio Gonzalez, Nats, Nationals, Yunel Escobar, Danny Espinosa, Anthony Rendon, MLB,

Shirt swap promotion aims to eradicate Syracuse, Villanova T-shirts from Georgetown campus

Shirt swap promotion aims to eradicate Syracuse, Villanova T-shirts from Georgetown campus

Promotion incentivizes students and fans to trade in their non-Hoyas apparel.

Watch this 84-year-old woman sink a putt to win a car on ‘The Price is Right’

Watch this 84-year-old woman sink a putt to win a car on ‘The Price is Right’

Her technique may not be totally legal but hey, whatever works.

As Kentucky closes in on unbeaten season, the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers would be happy to welcome them to club

As Kentucky closes in on unbeaten season, the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers would be happy to welcome them to club

The 1976 Indiana Hoosiers are secure in their status and charitable toward the unbeaten 2015 Wildcats.

Finding bullpen sweet spot with Roark

Finding bullpen sweet spot with Roark

Tanner Roark was pushed out of Washington’s rotation by Max Scherzer. Now the Nats must figure out how to use him.

Making sense of the day that was: Casey Janssen, Anthony Rendon, Jerry Blevins and the rest

Making sense of the day that was: Casey Janssen, Anthony Rendon, Jerry Blevins and the rest

The craziest day of the Nationals spring: what happened, what it means, and what might be next.

Elementary school student’s hot take just crushes Cam Newton

Elementary school student’s hot take just crushes Cam Newton

No, it’s not that Nate kid. We think.

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Maryland women return to the Final Four

Maryland women return to the Final Four

The Terrapins are headed to the Final Four in Tampa following a 58-48 win over Tennessee.

Andy Najar scores twice for Honduras

Andy Najar scores twice for Honduras

Former D.C. United star lifts Catrachos into the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Diamond Stone: ‘I want to be a national champion’

Diamond Stone: ‘I want to be a national champion’

Maryland’s newest commit reveals his aspirations ahead of arrival.

U-Md. women in Final Four

U-Md. women in Final Four

The Terrapins pull away late to beat Tennessee, 58-48, and advance to their second straight Final Four to play Connecticut.

Paul Pierce reminisces about his own personal March Madness heartbreak

Paul Pierce reminisces about his own personal March Madness heartbreak

Pierce learned a lesson from the agony -- a good lesson for all the NCAA title hopefuls this week.

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Chantilly defeats Langley 10-6 in boys' lacrosse

Chantilly defeats Langley 10-6 in boys' lacrosse

Chantilly defeated Langley 10-6 on Monday in a boys' lacrosse match at Robinson.

Wizards clinch second straight playoff berth

Wizards clinch second straight playoff berth

Wizards are in the postseason for the second consecutive year, though there isn’t much celebrating.

Virginia’s Brogdon named Wooden all-American

Virginia’s Brogdon named Wooden all-American

Brogdon and Anderson become first Cavs teammates to earn all-America honors in same season since Ralph Sampson and Jeff Lamp in 1981.

St. John’s legend Chris Mullin reportedly returning as coach

St. John’s legend Chris Mullin reportedly returning as coach

Since Mullin led St. John’s to the Final Four in 1985, the school has never again advanced that far in the tournament.

Baseball: John Callahan, defense save Stone Bridge in win over Chantilly

Baseball: John Callahan, defense save Stone Bridge in win over Chantilly

Junior John Callahan induces a groundout to help the Bulldogs defeat Chantilly, 5-3, at the Bulldog Titan Classic.

Amid high hopes, Nats must first contend with injuries

Amid high hopes, Nats must first contend with injuries

Storen’s toe blister joins Rendon’s knee on list of health concerns.

The big problem with the NCAA’s stance on the Final Four and Indiana’s controversial RFRA law

The big problem with the NCAA’s stance on the Final Four and Indiana’s controversial RFRA law

If the NCAA is truly troubled by states with RFRA laws, they’ll need to find a new home for multiple future Final Fours, including the 2016 event scheduled for Houston, Tex.

Nats deal Blevins to Mets for den Dekker, sign Reed Johnson

Nats deal Blevins to Mets for den Dekker, sign Reed Johnson

Washington sends fan favorite to New York in exchange for 27-year-old left-handed hitting outfielder.

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College basketball tourneys offer lessons from school of hardwood

College basketball tourneys offer lessons from school of hardwood

COLUMN | For all of college sports’ flaws, the values learned through competition are beneficial.

Redskins sign running back Michael Hill

Washington adds a back who was previously part of the practice squad.

Pierce is slumping, hopes to shake it off by playoffs

Pierce is slumping, hopes to shake it off by playoffs

Former Celtics star was expected to excel in fourth quarters, not ride the bench late.

After record-breaking season, Maryland’s Brad Craddock reaches for new heights

After record-breaking season, Maryland’s Brad Craddock reaches for new heights

After long layoff over the winter, senior kicker targets his weaknesses during spring practice.

Anthony Rendon getting more opinions on knee (UPDATED)

Anthony Rendon getting more opinions on knee (UPDATED)

The third baseman is visiting James Andrews to get another look at his left knee.

George Mason hires Dave Paulsen from Bucknell to replace Paul Hewitt

George Mason hires Dave Paulsen from Bucknell to replace Paul Hewitt

Men’s basketball coach succeeds coach who was fired after consecutive 20-loss seasons.

Why ‘The Man Cave’ is named ‘The Man Cave’

Why ‘The Man Cave’ is named ‘The Man Cave’

‘The Man Cave’ hosts would like women to listen to ‘The Man Cave.’

Drew Storen leaves game with a toe blister (UPDATED)

Drew Storen leaves game with a toe blister (UPDATED)

Storen faced four batters, got two outs and left the game with a trainer after issuing a walk.

College recruiting season begins for area basketball prospects

College recruiting season begins for area basketball prospects

The start of college basketball’s April recruiting period will likely bring increased attention to some of the Washington area’s top prospects.

NCAA’s Mark Emmert on Indiana anti-gay law and Final Four: ‘This is a very big deal’

NCAA’s Mark Emmert on Indiana anti-gay law and Final Four: ‘This is a very big deal’

Organization wants inclusive environment and “I’m not sure we have that,” its president says.

Redskins defensive lineman Stephen Paea once ate a 52-ounce steak in one sitting

Redskins defensive lineman Stephen Paea once ate a 52-ounce steak in one sitting

During Reddit AMA, Paea says he dislikes Chip Kelly and Tony Romo.

Another sub-50-win season for the Wizards

Another sub-50-win season for the Wizards

The Wizards’ loss to the Rockets Sunday clinched their 36th straight season with fewer than 50 wins.

Raptors, Wizards struggle

Raptors, Wizards struggle

Washington and Toronto could meet in the playoffs without either showing signs of life down the stretch this season.

NL East preview: Nationals should coast to the division title

NL East preview: Nationals should coast to the division title

Washington is the preseason favorite to win the World Series and is estimated to win its division by 13 games, the largest projected advantage in a decade.

Nationals move player statues from center field gate

Nationals move player statues from center field gate

Walter Johnson, Josh Gibson and Frank Howard will now stand guard on the other side of the stadium.

Casey Janssen has rotator cuff tendonitis (UPDATED)

Casey Janssen has rotator cuff tendonitis (UPDATED)

Janssen said he isn’t sure how long he needs to rest or when he can return to game action.

There’s an Orioles billboard a few miles from Nats Park again

Orioles have also put billboards in Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Jim Harbaugh really wanted to win Michigan’s student-body president race

Jim Harbaugh really wanted to win Michigan’s student-body president race

Wolverines coach may deliver be the most interesting election of 2016.

NFL penalizes Falcons for fake crowd noise, Browns for in-game texting (updated)

NFL penalizes Falcons for fake crowd noise, Browns for in-game texting (updated)

Atlanta president suspended from NFL competition committee; Browns GM suspended four games.

Nationals-Cardinals lineups and discussion thread

Nationals-Cardinals lineups and discussion thread

Taylor Jordan makes the start so the Nationals rotation can be aligned for the regular season.

Capitals hope blowout of Rangers will provide lift over season’s stretch run

Capitals hope blowout of Rangers will provide lift over season’s stretch run

With brutal schedule looming, Washington seeks to clinch a return to the playoffs.

AL East preview: Boston Red Sox go from worst to first

AL East preview: Boston Red Sox go from worst to first

The American League East has seen a lot of parity over the past few seasons.

Denard Span on his progress from second core muscle surgery

Denard Span on his progress from second core muscle surgery

The outfielder has been swinging a bat, throwing and sprinting only three weeks after surgery.