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For RGIII, no more excuses

COLUMN | The Redskins quarterback won his battle against the Shanahans, and now must prove they were wrong.

RGIII, coaches on same page

Healthy and content following tumultuous 2013 season, third-year quarterback Robert Griffin III ready for fresh start with Redskins as camp gets underway.

Ex-Redskin Davis surrenders

Former tight end Fred Davis, currently out of the NFL, is accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend at an Adams Morgan diner.

Squashing the class divide

The Urban Squash Citizenship Tour brings a group of 22 high school students from diverse backgrounds into unfamiliar but powerful circles.

WASHINGTON - MAY 18:
Washington Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo talks with members of the media about Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez (47) being placed on the 15-Day Disabled List with left shoulder inflammation before the game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets at Nationals Park  on Sunday, May 18, 2014.    (Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Mike Rizzo’s balancing act

Nats could win it all this year, but GM must weigh their present chances while protecting their future.

Mystics vs. Tulsa Shock

Washington seeks fifth win in six games to stay in mix for No. 2 seed.

Kastles advance to WTT final

Kastles advance to WTT final

Bobby Reynolds sparks the Kastles past visiting Philadelphia and into Sunday’s WTT finals on the night he announces he will retire at the end of the season.

University of Texas media guide misspelled ‘Texas’

University of Texas media guide misspelled ‘Texas’

Someone in Austin made a ‘Texsa’-sized mistake.

Chuck Knoblauch arrested for assaulting wife; Twins revoke honor

Chuck Knoblauch arrested for assaulting wife; Twins revoke honor

The former all-star infielder was to have been inducted into Minnesota’s Hall of Fame in August.

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Toledo Elite beats the Vogues

Toledo Elite beats the Vogues

Toledo Elite holds off the Vogues in overtime, 51-42, to advance in the USJN tournament.

‘Sexualized culture’ cited in firing of Ohio State marching band director

‘Sexualized culture’ cited in firing of Ohio State marching band director

A report of the school’s investigation details numerous instances of ritualized behavior of a highly sexual nature.

Report: John Wall added to Team USA camp roster

Report: John Wall added to Team USA camp roster

Following an 11th-hour invite, Wall will join Bradley Beal and 17 others in vying for a spot on the U.S roster that will compete in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

Tour de France spectator brings his bear to watch the race

Tour de France spectator brings his bear to watch the race

Luckily, the furry creature didn’t seem to faze the cyclists. Vincenzo Nibali went on to win Stage 18.

RGIII, coaches on same page

RGIII, coaches on same page

Healthy and content following tumultuous 2013 season, third-year quarterback Robert Griffin III ready for fresh start with Redskins as camp gets underway.

Column

For RGIII, no more excuses

For RGIII, no more excuses

COLUMN | The Redskins quarterback won his battle against the Shanahans, and now must prove they were wrong.

Pirates slugger Andrew McCutchen makes 100-year-old woman’s dream come true

Pirates slugger Andrew McCutchen makes 100-year-old woman’s dream come true

Regen T. Green got to meet the Pittsburgh all star for her birthday.

Gruden: Rookies did ‘okay’

Gruden: Rookies did ‘okay’

Coach Jay Gruden gave a lukewarm response when asked for his assessment of how his rookie class fared on their first practice of training camp.

Local products head to first NFL Training Camps

Local products head to first NFL Training Camps

Several former D.C.-area high school stars head to their first NFL training camps this week.

The line to buy Minnesota Vikings single-game tickets looks pretty depressing

The line to buy Minnesota Vikings single-game tickets looks pretty depressing

That’s because you could count the number of people who showed up early on your fingers and toes.

Impending storms force Redskins indoors

Impending storms force Redskins indoors

Gruden still felt relatively satisfied with his team’s first day of camp, despite having to move the afternoon walk-through indoors.

Jordan has elbow soreness

Jordan has elbow soreness

Taylor Jordan hasn’t pitched since June 5 because of an elbow ailment, but the Nats are confident he’ll avoid a second Tommy John surgery.

Here’s why it’s not fun to play video games with LeBron James

Here’s why it’s not fun to play video games with LeBron James

It has to do with his freakish, “eidetic” memory.

Morris: Run game will remain important

Morris: Run game will remain important

Pro Bowl running back Alfred Morris can’t predict exactly how things will play out under new coach/play-caller Jay Gruden.

Ex-WCW wrestler Sting shows up with the WWE at ComicCon

Ex-WCW wrestler Sting shows up with the WWE at ComicCon

This is the first time Sting, the most famous pro wrestler who never had a WWE contract, has made an official appearance with the company.

Adrian Peterson has less than three years left

Adrian Peterson has less than three years left

At 29-years-old, the prolific running back is his prime

Souza knocking on the door

Souza knocking on the door

The best hitter in Class AAA can’t find room in the Nationals’ crowded outfield — at least not yet.

Meet the fan who flew from Dubai for Redskins training camp

Meet the fan who flew from Dubai for Redskins training camp

Mike Justice likely traveled the most miles to get to Richmond this month.

Hillary Werth’s photo in front of Jayson Werth’s beard is a work of art

Hillary Werth’s photo in front of Jayson Werth’s beard is a work of art

The Nats outfielder’s sister made her art gallery debut on Saturday.

How many people does it take to get on the Tour de France podium?

How many people does it take to get on the Tour de France podium?

Only one cyclist can win the race, but not without the help of the 30 other people on his team.

Mike Rizzo’s balancing act

Mike Rizzo’s balancing act

Nats could win it all this year, but GM must weigh their present chances while protecting their future.

U.S. women’s team to play World Cup qualifier at RFK Stadium

Top-ranked Americans will also play group matches in Kansas City and Chicago areas, with the aim of reaching the semis at PPL Park near Philadelphia.

The University of Louisville Cardinals are telling their fans to ‘never graduate’

The University of Louisville Cardinals are telling their fans to ‘never graduate’

This might be the worst sports slogan of all time...

Hall and the defense have chips on their shoulders

Hall and the defense have chips on their shoulders

With 10 NFL seasons under his belt, DeAngelo Hall knows that he’s closer to the end of his career than the start of it. But he fully believes that he still ranks among the best cornerbacks in the league.

Redskins use Tom Brady to market training camp

Redskins use Tom Brady to market training camp

Come see Tom Brady and the Patriots (in Richmond) (plus the Redskins).

Does the NFL have a women problem?

Does the NFL have a women problem?

Reaction to suspension or Ray Rice would seem to indicate that it does.

Aston Villa should not sell World Cup star Ron Vlaar

Aston Villa should not sell World Cup star Ron Vlaar

The numbers suggest that the Birmingham side would do well to hold the line and fight to keep its center back.

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Redskins Training Camp

Redskins Training Camp<br>

Day 1: A new coach and a healthy quarterback.

Who benefits more from adding Kevin Love: The Bulls or Cavs?

Who benefits more from adding Kevin Love: The Bulls or Cavs?

The two teams vying for the Timberwolves’ superstar would use him in very different ways.

Trent Murphy prepared for training camp by throwing water heaters

Trent Murphy prepared for training camp by throwing water heaters

If you haven’t done the Strongman Workout, Plumbing Edition, you’re missing out.

Observations from Thursday’s practice

Observations from Thursday’s practice

The team didn’t have a flawless practice, but players classified the day as a good start to camp and said they believe improvement will naturally come.

Pittsburgh Pirates sign Make-a-Wish kid to one-day-contract

Pittsburgh Pirates sign Make-a-Wish kid to one-day-contract

The signing was part of a day-long extravaganza that included lunch with star Andrew McCutchen. as well.

Premier League legend Frank Lampard, 36, signs two-year deal with New York MLS team

Premier League legend Frank Lampard, 36, signs two-year deal with New York MLS team

If the rumors about the aging stars salary -- $150,000 per week -- are correct, he would be the highest-paid player in the MLS.

MLB Network’s Brian Kenny shares Bryce Harper’s opinion about the best Nationals lineup

When everyone’s healthy, Kenny says the Nats’ best lineup is one without Denard Span.

RGIII explains his black and white cleats and socks

RGIII explains his black and white cleats and socks

Yin and yang, peace, brotherhood and socks.

Ravens cornerback Aaron Ross tears Achilles’, is out for the season

Ravens cornerback Aaron Ross tears Achilles’, is out for the season

Veteran was expected to give Baltimore some depth in the secondary.

Griffin not sharp in first practice

Griffin not sharp in first practice

The defense outplayed the offense in the first session, but Griffin said he’s upbeat about the team and the new coaching staff.

Hylton’s Burrell opens up about recruiting

Hylton’s Burrell opens up about recruiting

Hylton offensive lineman Matt Burrell Jr. opens up about recruiting and talks about his Florida State visit.

Morgan Moses has a ways to go

Morgan Moses has a ways to go

Rookie has a ways to go before threatening Tyler Polumbus at right tackle.

Texas football players Kendall Sanders, Montrel Meander charged with felony sexual assault

Texas football players Kendall Sanders, Montrel Meander charged with felony sexual assault

Bail has been set for the two players after dorm-room incident in June.

Suspended Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon arrested on marijuana possession charges

Suspended Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon arrested on marijuana possession charges

No. 5 pick in 2012 NFL draft may be running out of chances after most recent run-in with the law.

Fred Smoot loves Robert Griffin III, but he doesn’t like RGIII

Fred Smoot loves Robert Griffin III, but he doesn’t like RGIII

The former Redskins’ cornerback wants Griffin to just focus on playing quarteback.

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo imitate Michael Jackson on Japanese TV

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo imitate Michael Jackson on Japanese TV

The impression, complete with a “Woo!” was just one of the many strange things the Real Madrid star did on television.