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Price traded to Tigers

Detroit is giving up Drew Smyly to the Rays and Austin Jackson to the Mariners.

Baseball’s newfound parity

Swap of Yoenis Cespedes and Jon Lester shows small-market team seizing the moment, while a sleeping giant retools for a 2015 turnaround.

Dec 29, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) celebrates with teammate tight end Jimmy Graham (80) following a touchdown during the fourth quarter of a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.The Saints defeated the Buccaneers 42-17. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Top 30 fantasy football TEs

Saints’ Jimmy Graham is the constant for owners, but health of Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski is big variable.

Johnny Manziel says it’s the Browns’ playbook standing between him and the starting lineup

Johnny Manziel says it’s the Browns’ playbook standing between him and the starting lineup

Meanwhile, last year’s starter Brian Hoyer has nothing but good things to say about Johnny Football.

Discuss here: Nats-Phillies

Discuss here: Nats-Phillies

Gio Gonzalez vs. Cliff Lee.

Dustin Johnson takes a break from golf ‘to seek professional help for personal challenges’

Dustin Johnson takes a break from golf ‘to seek professional help for personal challenges’

The eight-time PGA Tour winner did not sight a specific reason, but social media has its theories.

Injured Redskins CB Courtney Bridget Jr. goes unclaimed through waivers, placed on IR

Injured Redskins CB Courtney Bridget Jr. goes unclaimed through waivers, placed on IR

Injured cornerback Courtney Bridget Jr. passed through waivers unclaimed and now will revert to Washington’s injured reserve list, according to the NFL’s daily transaction report.

Johnson takes leave of absence from golf

Johnson takes leave of absence from golf

Dustin Johnson is taking a break to seek help for what he said were “personal challenges.”

CB Crawford says he feels great, is ready to reclaim role

CB Crawford says he feels great, is ready to reclaim role

Third-year player Richard Crawford, recovered from ACL surgery, in battle for role in return game and secondary.

Asdrubal Cabrera’s walk-up music rotation does not include songs from ‘Frozen’

Asdrubal Cabrera’s walk-up music rotation does not include songs from ‘Frozen’

Nationals send walk-up music legend Zach Walters to Cleveland in trade deadline deal.

Price traded to Tigers

Price traded to Tigers

Detroit is giving up Drew Smyly to the Rays and Austin Jackson to the Mariners.

Lamont Peterson set to defend IBF title

Lamont Peterson set to defend IBF title

District boxer faces Edgar Santana at Brooklyn's Barclays Center next weekend.

Robert Griffin III confused with Shakespearean villain in ‘SI for Kids’

Robert Griffin III confused with Shakespearean villain in ‘SI for Kids’

Magazine imagines what NFL stars, including the Redskins QB, would write to their parents from ‘summer’ camp.

Jamie Foxx reportedly to star as Mike Tyson in biopic

Jamie Foxx reportedly to star as Mike Tyson in biopic

Reports say the film might be penned by “Wolf of Wall Street” screenwriter Terence Winter.

Gonzaga’s Sam Miller commits to play basketball at Dayton

Gonzaga’s Sam Miller commits to play basketball at Dayton

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Versatile senior forward chooses the Flyers over offers from Gonzaga, Penn State, Providence and American, among others.

Steve Sands says he’s ‘on a rampage’ to put Mark Rypien in the Redskins’ Ring of Fame

Steve Sands says he’s ‘on a rampage’ to put Mark Rypien in the Redskins’ Ring of Fame

Golf Channel analyst and D.C. sports fan calls Rypien’s exclusion the most egregious mistake in D.C. sports.

Player-tracking system to allow for real-time stats in the NFL

Player-tracking system to allow for real-time stats in the NFL

And it’s only just the beginning because you need more stats in your life.

Today’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

Today’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

Danny Espinosa is starting at second base for the fifth straight day.

Beal focused on improving

Beal focused on improving

At Team USA training camp in Las Vegas, Wizards’ playoff scoring leader is honing his skills against the NBA’s elite.

Nationals trade for Indians’ Cabrera

Nationals trade for Indians’ Cabrera

Washington sends Zach Walters to Cleveland, and picks up veteran infielder Asdrubal Cabrera.

Observations from Day 8

Observations from Day 8

Things kicked up another notch at Redskins training camp a day after a low-key practice on Wednesday. Today, the shoulder pads were back on, so that meant more contact, and more of a spirited atmosphere.

The WWE Network still isn’t the money-making entity it was touted to be

The WWE Network still isn’t the money-making entity it was touted to be

On the bright side, the loss wasn’t as bad as expected, though.

Kevin Durant is right: Anthony Davis is ‘next in line’

Kevin Durant is right: Anthony Davis is ‘next in line’

According to Kevin Durant, the New Orleans Pelicans’ third-year forward is the next big thing.

Long, LeRibeus will be tested at both guard spots

Long, LeRibeus will be tested at both guard spots

With roster spots precious, second-string guards Josh LeRibeus and Spencer Long, third-round picks in 2012 and 2014, must show they can play either side.

Robert Griffin III’s chill factor goes to 11 in new Champs Sports ad

Robert Griffin III’s chill factor goes to 11 in new Champs Sports ad

Griffin’s good vibes are free on the fictional QVG shopping network.

Michael Wilbon on Kevin Durant: ‘If the Wizards come to get him, he’s ready’

Michael Wilbon on Kevin Durant: ‘If the Wizards come to get him, he’s ready’

PTI leads its show with KD2DC. Boy oh boy. Man oh man.

Just how bad are the Lakers?

Just how bad are the Lakers?

The storied Los Angeles franchise will be lucky to make the playoffs next season.

Fred Flintstone isn’t Ray Rice, and don’t implicate Bam-Bam, either

Fred Flintstone isn’t Ray Rice, and don’t implicate Bam-Bam, either

A letter to the editor goes viral after a Sally Jenkins column compares the cartoon character to the Raven.

Baseball’s newfound parity

Baseball’s newfound parity

Swap of Yoenis Cespedes and Jon Lester shows small-market team seizing the moment, while a sleeping giant retools for a 2015 turnaround.

RGIII: Pass-catching RB will help

RGIII: Pass-catching RB will help

As he and his players work to develop an identity on offense, Jay Gruden has stressed that diversity will be key for Washington’s success.

Red Sox trade John Lackey to Cardinals for Allen Craig, Joe Kelly

Red Sox trade John Lackey to Cardinals for Allen Craig, Joe Kelly

Boston stays busy ahead of baseball’s traded deadline.

Derrick Rose recovers from ‘dark side’

Derrick Rose recovers from ‘dark side’

Oddly enough, the darkest time in Derrick Rose’s nearly two-year absence from basketball was when he was playing. With Team USA, the joy has returned.

Ravens’ Rice apologizes

Ravens’ Rice apologizes

Baltimore running back says, “That’s not me,” and calls domestic violence incident the “biggest mistake of my life.’

Morris on pass protection: ‘You have to see everything’

Morris on pass protection: ‘You have to see everything’

Redskins running back tutors young teammates on the art of protecting the quarterback.

Redskins remain cautious with Garcon

Redskins remain cautious with Garcon

Wide receiver Pierre Garcon remained restricted in his activities because of a sore hamstring on Thursday.

Oregon makes its football tickets scratch-and-sniff this season

Oregon makes its football tickets scratch-and-sniff this season

Hamburger-scented tickets? Smells like victory.

Caroline Wozniacki will run New York City Marathon

Caroline Wozniacki will run New York City Marathon

Wozniacki, the world No. 13 tennis player, will run in the New York City Marathon on Nov. 2.

Yoenis Cespedes could see a power surge after trade

Yoenis Cespedes could see a power surge after trade

Oakland plays in one of the most pitcher-friendly parks in the majors, moving to Fenway Park can only help the slugger.

Look at what Redskins teammates did to Zach Hocker’s hair

Look at what Redskins teammates did to Zach Hocker’s hair

Rookie kicker has a horizontal mohawk.

Former Marshall SS Blackstone transfers to George Mason

Former Marshall SS Blackstone transfers to George Mason

After two years at New Mexico State, former Marshall standout shortstop Kent Blackstone comes home to play for George Mason.

Orioles’ Manny Machado makes another incredible throw

Orioles’ Manny Machado makes another incredible throw

Baltimore third baseman shows off his cannon to retire Albert Pujols.

Is Major League Baseball the leading cause of the sports financing bubble?

Is Major League Baseball the leading cause of the sports financing bubble?

The economics suggest that RSNs are not going to make a profit.

Denard Span is walking a ton this month

Denard Span is walking a ton this month

Only two hitters in baseball have more walks than Span’s 16 this month.

Bryce Harper leads the Nationals in TOOTBLANs this season

Bryce Harper leads the Nationals in TOOTBLANs this season

Sometimes the Nationals outfielder’s aggressiveness gets the best of him on the bases.

TE draft tiers: It’s Jimmy Graham and everyone else

TE draft tiers: It’s Jimmy Graham and everyone else

Saints TE leads the pack, but Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski can rival him ... if he’s healthy.

QB draft tiers: Can Luck join Manning, Rodgers, Brees?

QB draft tiers: Can Luck join Manning, Rodgers, Brees?

Peyton Manning stands alone up top, but Andrew Luck has the potential to leap up and join elites like Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees.

RB draft tiers: Adrian Peterson still elite

RB draft tiers: Adrian Peterson still elite

Even after a ‘down’ year in 2013, Adrian Peterson still ranks among NFL’s most elite fantasy running backs.

WR draft tiers: Megatron is peerless

WR draft tiers: Megatron is peerless

Talent drop-off is significant after top seven receivers come off the fantasy football draft board.

John Lester gives Oakland a bona-fide playoff ace

John Lester gives Oakland a bona-fide playoff ace

The Oakland As, which earlier this month acquired Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija, are clearly all-in for this season

Why Zach Miller is undervalued and Joseph Fauria is overvalued in fantasy football

Why Zach Miller is undervalued and Joseph Fauria is overvalued in fantasy football

The best and worst tight end values for the upcoming fantasy football season.