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Is Jamaal Charles or LeSean McCoy No. 1 fantasy pick?

Two featured backs present tempting targets for fantasy football owners, but which RB should get the nod on draft day?

Clippers CEO: If Sterling stays on, Rivers may bolt

That news regarding the team’s coach comes on a day when Sterling files yet another lawsuit, signaling that the NBA won’t be rid of him anytime soon.

Islanders dream of hoops

Players from Turks and Caicos work out in Ashburn and tour the area with hopes of playing college ball.

Jul 22, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Washington Nationals left fielder Ryan Zimmerman (11) reacts after getting injured running out a single in the sixth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

LaRoche lifts Nats; Zimmerman hurt

On a night when Ryan Zimmerman departs with an injured leg, first baseman delivers key three-run blast.

Tony Dungy: Gay marriage, football are unrelated

Tony Dungy: Gay marriage, football are unrelated

Commentator explains controversial comments about Michael Sam.

Sporting Kansas City is no one-season fluke

Sporting Kansas City is no one-season fluke

Kansas City has been preventing opponents from getting shots off from dangerous areas, leading to entirely expected low goals conceded totals.

Soccer kits + tuxedos = Genius

Soccer kits + tuxedos = Genius

Spain’s Leonesa soccer club dressed up their 2014-15 season kits with a bow tie.

Prep football standout Darnell Salomon wanted for burglary committed during recruiting visit to Georgia

Prep football standout Darnell Salomon wanted for burglary committed during recruiting visit to Georgia

Recruit is accused of stealing an iPhone5 and a wallet containing cash and credit cards from a dorm room.

Richmond Arby’s honors ‘Redskins great’ LaVar Arrington

Richmond Arby’s honors ‘Redskins great’ LaVar Arrington

Another year, another Richmond Arby’s parking space story.

Peyton Manning will be the top fantasy football QB in 2014

Peyton Manning will be the top fantasy football QB in 2014

Ultimate Adjusted Yards per Attempt predicts the Broncos’ signal caller will have another standout season.

StubHub infiltrated by cyber thieves, who fraudulently bought tickets

StubHub infiltrated by cyber thieves, who fraudulently bought tickets

Hackers got hold of login and password information to make thousands of ill-gotten transactions.

Kevin Durant represents the ‘Beard gang’ in Instagram photo

Kevin Durant represents the ‘Beard gang’ in Instagram photo

What does KD’s fake beard say about his free agency plans in two years? Nothing.

Replacing Fletcher might not be that tough

Replacing Fletcher might not be that tough

Though regarded as the heart and soul of the team, linebacker’s play had fallen off. Here are a few examples.

Michael Sam a distraction? Jeff Fisher says ‘absolutely not’

Michael Sam a distraction? Jeff Fisher says ‘absolutely not’

Rams coach Jeff Fisher is concerned only with whether Sam can make the team.

Texans’ Clowney leads early-impact rookies

Texans’ Clowney leads early-impact rookies

Other NFL newcomers, from Sammy Watkins to Eric Ebron, positioned well to succeed right away.

Rob Gronkowski cleared to participate in Patriots training camp

Rob Gronkowski cleared to participate in Patriots training camp

Tight end tore his ACL in December, but is good to go for this season.

Can jersey style and color predict how well a baseball team will play?

Can jersey style and color predict how well a baseball team will play?

It’s probably a coincidence, but the stats kind of say yes.

Is Jamaal Charles or LeSean McCoy No. 1 fantasy pick?

Is Jamaal Charles or LeSean McCoy No. 1 fantasy pick?

Two featured backs present tempting targets for fantasy football owners, but which RB should get the nod on draft day?

Even at 35, Jermaine O’Neal can still contribute

Even at 35, Jermaine O’Neal can still contribute

Though he’s not the superstar he once was, the former all-star remains a really efficient player.

Television slots, time changes for Caps

Television slots, time changes for Caps

Some minor scheduling news to power you through the dead period of summer.

NFL continues to mull Ray Rice discipline as Ravens move ahead

NFL continues to mull Ray Rice discipline as Ravens move ahead

John Harbaugh hopes uncertainty is ended by mid-August.

Five areas to monitor on special teams

Five areas to monitor on special teams

We’ve tackled offense and defense. Here’s a look at the five areas to monitor on the special teams units this training camp.

What you need to know about the NFC West

What you need to know about the NFC West

Breaking down how the additions and subtractions of the offseason have affected the Seahawks, 49ers, Cardinals and Rams.

LeBron James apologizes to his neighbors in the sweetest way

LeBron James apologizes to his neighbors in the sweetest way

People living near his Akron-area home, who had to put up with quite a commotion a couple of weeks ago, get some delicious cupcakes for their trouble.

What you need to know about the AFC South

What you need to know about the AFC South

Breaking down how the additions and subtractions of the offseason have affected the Colts, Texans, Titans and Jaguars.

Jack White goes to a Cubs game, looks like he’s having a terrible time

Jack White goes to a Cubs game, looks like he’s having a terrible time

Musician seems glum, probably because he’s watching the Cubs.

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has Alzheimer’s disease, relinquishes control of team

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has Alzheimer’s disease, relinquishes control of team

Bowlen has owned the Broncos since 1984, helping lead the team to six Super Bowl appearances.

What you need to know about the AFC West

What you need to know about the AFC West

Breaking down how the additions and subtractions of the offseason have affected the Broncos, Chiefs, Chargers and Raiders.

Deion Sanders will cover Redskins as part of NFL Network’s ‘Homecoming Week’

Deion Sanders will cover Redskins as part of NFL Network’s ‘Homecoming Week’

The Hall of Famer, who played one season in Washington, will be in Richmond on Friday.

Zimmermann labors in return

Zimmermann labors in return

Jordan Zimmermann attributed his lack of command to his long layoff, not his biceps strain.

Redskins training camp: Everything you need to know

Redskins training camp: Everything you need to know

Whether or not you are going, this roundup of the Redskins’ training camp schedule, directions, parking information, things to do in Richmond and other pertinent details covers all the bases.

What you need to know about the NFC South

What you need to know about the NFC South

Breaking down how the additions and subtractions of the offseason affect the Falcons, Panthers, Buccaneers and Saints.

D-Jax says he ‘kind of hated the Redskins’

D-Jax says he ‘kind of hated the Redskins’

New Redskin (and former Eagles star) talks about a time when he really didn’t like the Redskins.

TV and radio listings for July 23

TV and radio listings for July 23

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

Michael Sam offers the perfect response to Tony Dungy

Michael Sam offers the perfect response to Tony Dungy

The Rams rookie has a great take on the ex-coach’s assertion that he would not have drafted Sam.

LaRoche lifts Nats; Zimmerman hurt

LaRoche lifts Nats; Zimmerman hurt

On a night when Ryan Zimmerman departs with an injured leg, first baseman delivers key three-run blast.

Group of ex-players challenge NFL concussion settlement in court

Group of ex-players challenge NFL concussion settlement in court

Seven NFL veterans file an appeal, alleging that the deal is inadequate.

Kastles earn home-court advantage

Kastles earn home-court advantage

Sloane Stephens’s win propels Washington past Springfield, sets up home court for the conference final.

Clippers CEO: If Sterling stays on, Rivers may bolt

Clippers CEO: If Sterling stays on, Rivers may bolt

That news regarding the team’s coach comes on a day when Sterling files yet another lawsuit, signaling that the NBA won’t be rid of him anytime soon.

Zimmerman exits with injury

Zimmerman exits with injury

Ryan Zimmerman collapses at first base after he appears to pull a muscle in his right leg while running out a double play.

Is World Cup veteran DaMarcus Beasley heading to Houston Dynamo?

Is World Cup veteran DaMarcus Beasley heading to Houston Dynamo?

After 10 years abroad, the U.S. national team left back and midfielder is poised to return to Major League Soccer.

Churchill lacrosse star Louis Dubick trains to fight off bigger defenders

Churchill lacrosse star Louis Dubick trains to fight off bigger defenders

SUMMER WORKOUTS | Working with a former NFL defensive back, Montgomery County’s most prolific scorer trains to make the most of his small frame.

Marshawn Lynch put velvet ropes around his Lamborghini

Marshawn Lynch put velvet ropes around his Lamborghini

Hey, a man can’t parallel park his $450,000 car on an Oakland street and just leave it at that, right?

NFL dream 25 years in the making

NFL dream 25 years in the making

Denied an opportunity to make the NFL as a QB, Jay Gruden took winding path to success as a coach.

Christian and Samantha Ponder named their daughter after Bobby Bowden

Christian and Samantha Ponder named their daughter after Bobby Bowden

No, the baby girl’s name isn’t “Bobby,” silly, it’s “Bowden,” which makes all the sense in the world.

Discuss: Nats-Rockies

Discuss: Nats-Rockies

The Nats will try to seal a series win as Jordan Zimmermann returns to the rotation.

LaRoche could rest Wednesday

LaRoche could rest Wednesday

Mired in a slump, Adam LaRoche appears ticketed for a day off Wednesday.

Nats-Rockies lineups

Nats-Rockies lineups

Bryce Harper returns to the lineup and Jordan Zimmermann makes his first start since his bicep strain.

Real Madrid is getting World Cup superstar James Rodriguez from Monaco FC in $108 million deal

Real Madrid is getting World Cup superstar James Rodriguez from Monaco FC in $108 million deal

This signing sets up quite a rivalry now between Rodriguez, Bale and Ronaldo on Real Madrid and Suarez, Neymar and Messi on Barcelona.

English soccer official jokingly compares FIFA to North Korea

English soccer official jokingly compares FIFA to North Korea

Does that make Sepp Blatter Kim Jong-un then?

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Summer workout: Louis Dubick

Summer workout: Louis Dubick

Churchill's Louis Dubick is focusing on his lower body strength to prepare for his senior season.

Nats looking for some relief

Nats looking for some relief

Washington’s bullpen has been one of its biggest strengths this season, but they still could add another arm.

Islanders dream of hoops

Islanders dream of hoops

Players from Turks and Caicos work out in Ashburn and tour the area with hopes of playing college ball.

Birmingham adds Miami and Florida offers

Birmingham adds Miami and Florida offers

In a span of a week, Briar Woods tight end Mark Birmingham added offers from Miami and Florida.