Nats make progress with Papelbon

The Nationals are exploring many trade options to upgrade the bullpen, but Jonathan Papelbon carries with him the most intrigue.

Penguins sign away Eric Fehr

The forward’s departure from Washington comes as little surprise.

The man for the job?

Lots of changes have come to the Redskins’ defense, including the addition of Joe Barry as coordinator. But uncertainty looms.

For GW basketball players, working out means hitting the Wall

George Washington’s offseason workouts include twice-weekly trips to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

After Tom Brady’s failed Deflategate appeal, likely legal battle with NFL looms

After Tom Brady’s failed Deflategate appeal, likely legal battle with NFL looms

The battle between the league and the reigning Super Bowl MVP is heading for a contentious final chapter.

Mystics are bigger and badder coming out of WNBA all-star break

Mystics are bigger and badder coming out of WNBA all-star break

Washington will welcome back Kia Vaughn to the lineup, giving them a deep and ‘dangerous’ front court.

Tom Brady’s four-game Deflategate suspension upheld by Goodell

Tom Brady’s four-game Deflategate suspension upheld by Goodell

Despite discussions of a potential settlement, the league does not curb its punishment.

Brady’s failed appeal highlights NFL’s shattered disciplinary system

Brady’s failed appeal highlights NFL’s shattered disciplinary system

The entire Deflategate mess shows how badly broken the NFL’s disciplinary process is.

MLB daily fantasy tip: Mets’ Noah Syndergaard gives you a low-priced ace

MLB daily fantasy tip: Mets’ Noah Syndergaard gives you a low-priced ace

Since facing the Padres for the first time, Syndergaard has struck out 50 batters over 50 innings while walking just 15

2015 game tickets put the ‘Washington’ back in ‘Washington Redskins’

2015 game tickets put the ‘Washington’ back in ‘Washington Redskins’

And in a weird coincidence, DeSean Jackson is again pictured on tickets for Eagles game.

Post Sports Live: Redskins training camp preview

Post Sports Live previews Redskins training camp, which begins July 30.

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Meet Jen Welter, the NFL’s first female coach

Meet Jen Welter, the NFL’s first female coach

The Arizona Cardinals hired Jen Welter as an intern during training camp and preseason to coach inside linebackers. Welter is the first woman to coach NFL players.

Let’s check in on Chris Cooley’s NFL comeback attempt

Let’s check in on Chris Cooley’s NFL comeback attempt

Former Redskins tight end says he’s not holding out hope for a quick signing.

Redskins mailbag: More RGIII criticism, Perry Riley’s job security and Sean Taylor

Redskins mailbag: More RGIII criticism, Perry Riley’s job security and Sean Taylor

In one final pre-training camp mailbag, you ask the questions and Mike Jones provides the answers.

NFL Films: Putting a positive spin on dreadful Redskins seasons since 1992

NFL Films: Putting a positive spin on dreadful Redskins seasons since 1992

Ignore their record. The Redskins have never, ever lost their resolve.

Tyler Clippard will help decide the NL East

Tyler Clippard will help decide the NL East

FANCY STATS | Clippard, a one-time National, was 1-3 with 17 saves and a 2.79 ERA in 37 appearances for the A’s.

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The most pressing concerns for Redskins defense

The most pressing concerns for Redskins defense

With a new defensive coordinator in Joe Barry, the Redskins are looking to improve on the unit's terrible performance last season. Here are the biggest concerns for Barry and the defense.

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Who are the Redskins rookies to watch?

Who are the Redskins rookies to watch?

The Redskins are hoping first round draft pick Brandon Scherff can make an impact on the offensive line. Which other members of the rookie class can stand out in training camp?

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Which positions battles will be settled at training camp?

Which positions battles will be settled at training camp?

Safety and backup quarterback are still question marks for the Redskins heading into training camp. Which position battles are the most competitive?

Nats make progress with Papelbon

Nats make progress with Papelbon

The Nationals are exploring many trade options to upgrade the bullpen, but Jonathan Papelbon carries with him the most intrigue.

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Which Redskins' injuries will have the most impact?

Which Redskins' injuries will have the most impact?

Trent Williams, Ryan Kerrigan and DeAngelo Hall all suffered injuries last season, but which player's absence this season could impact the team the most?

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What to expect from Robert Griffin III

What to expect from Robert Griffin III

What does Robert Griffin III need to show in training camp to remain the Redskins' starting quarterback?

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Redskins training camp preview

Redskins training camp preview

The Washington Post's Liz Clarke, Mike Jones and Dan Steinberg join host Gene Wang to preview Redskins training camp, which begins July 30.

Penguins sign away Eric Fehr

Penguins sign away Eric Fehr

The forward’s departure from Washington comes as little surprise.

What Ian Desmond has meant to Bryce Harper

What Ian Desmond has meant to Bryce Harper

“He battles every single day. I’ve got a lot of respect for the way he does his business.“

Stephen A. Smith says Brady destroyed his cellphone

Stephen A. Smith says Brady destroyed his cellphone

It’s a steamy hot take on “First Take” during a discussion about the DeflateGate investigation.

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GW basketball players honor fallen soldiers during morning workout

GW basketball players honor fallen soldiers during morning workout

Each team member memorizes a name from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and later researches that person.

Don’t worry Blue Jays, Troy Tulowitzki can hit away from Coors Field

Don’t worry Blue Jays, Troy Tulowitzki can hit away from Coors Field

Tulowitzki has been the best shortstop in baseball over the past few years.

Redskins training-camp preview edition of Post Sports Live

Mike Jones, Liz Clarke and Dan Steinberg join Gene Wang for a video roundtable previewing Washington’s season.

Who is Jen Welter, the NFL’s first female coach?

Who is Jen Welter, the NFL’s first female coach?

Now, she wants to become the first full-time assistant coach.

The man for the job?

The man for the job?

Lots of changes have come to the Redskins’ defense, including the addition of Joe Barry as coordinator. But uncertainty looms.

No, Adrian Peterson won’t rush for 2,500 yards this season

No, Adrian Peterson won’t rush for 2,500 yards this season

Adrian Peterson has (again) set a goal of 2,500 rushing yards

Tuesday kickaround

Tuesday kickaround

Barcelona vs. Chelsea at FedEx Field. U.S. World Cup qualifying schedule. Didier Drogba to Montreal. D.C. United by numbers. Rochester unbeaten. Ali Krieger’s birthday.

As Mets improve, the Nationals add Jayson Werth, Ryan Zimmerman

As Mets improve, the Nationals add Jayson Werth, Ryan Zimmerman

Entering a stretch of 21 straight days of games, the Nationals hold a two-game lead over the Mets.

Johnny Cueto can help the Royals win a World Series

Johnny Cueto can help the Royals win a World Series

Cueto, who is eligible for free agency after the season, was a 20-game winner last season and is 7-6 with a 2.62 ERA in 19 starts this year.

Troy Tulowitzki to the Blue Jays. Wow! But what about the pitching?

Troy Tulowitzki to the Blue Jays. Wow! But what about the pitching?

Toronto made the most dramatic move of this trade season by trading for Colorado’s slugging shortstop. But don’t the Blue Jays have to get a starter, too?

Astros leave a ‘Blank Space’ in Taylor Swift’s tour schedule

Astros leave a ‘Blank Space’ in Taylor Swift’s tour schedule

Playoffs? Playoffs? That’s right. The ‘Stros are good this year, so they’re going to need their stadium in October.

Redskins’ common concepts: Use of the out route

Redskins’ common concepts: Use of the out route

A closer look at two variations of a familiar West Coast offense concept used by Jay Gruden.

For GW basketball players, working out means hitting the Wall

For GW basketball players, working out means hitting the Wall

George Washington’s offseason workouts include twice-weekly trips to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Blue Jays stun baseball world, acquire Troy Tulowitzki from Rockies

Blue Jays stun baseball world, acquire Troy Tulowitzki from Rockies

Already hitting-rich Toronto sends Jose Reyes and prospects in exchange for the five-time all-star shortstop, plus reliever LaTroy Hawkins.

Ronda Rousey’s plan: ‘beat up’ MMA foes, film movie, ‘then go beat up the next chick’

Ronda Rousey’s plan: ‘beat up’ MMA foes, film movie, ‘then go beat up the next chick’

The UFC champ is sounding a lot like the action-movie characters she’s increasingly portraying.

Phil Jackson said he could ‘feel’ Kobe Bryant’s ‘hatred’ when he coached the Lakers guard

Phil Jackson said he could ‘feel’ Kobe Bryant’s ‘hatred’ when he coached the Lakers guard

The problems between the pair were apparently mostly smoothed out after Jackson returned to coach the team a second time in 2005.

Sam Querrey helps Kastles close out a win against Dream

Sam Querrey helps Kastles close out a win against Dream

Querrey’s win in the deciding set lifts Washington to a come-from-behind victory over California, its fifth straight.

Matt Wieters’s walk-off home run gives Orioles 2-1 win over Braves in 11 innings

Matt Wieters’s walk-off home run gives Orioles 2-1 win over Braves in 11 innings

The blast moved Baltimore to .500 and spoiled the return to Camden Yards of former Oriole Nick Markakis.

Arizona Cardinals make history by hiring female coaching intern

Arizona Cardinals make history by hiring female coaching intern

Jen Welter, a 14-year veteran of women’s football leagues, was also the first woman to play a non-kicking position in a men’s pro league.

Watch Ohio State’s Cardale Jones literally fall for a fake-mannequin prank

Watch Ohio State’s Cardale Jones literally fall for a fake-mannequin prank

The national championship-winning quarterback was among several Buckeyes pranked by OSU staffers.

NFL, NFLPA not yet bending in potential Brady settlement

NFL, NFLPA not yet bending in potential Brady settlement

The two sides continue discussions, but neither is willing to budge just yet.

With five sons of major leaguers, Nationals take a dip into the gene pool

With five sons of major leaguers, Nationals take a dip into the gene pool

It’s no coincidence, a scout says, as the team waits to see if the sons also rise to the major league level.

Mexico Coach Miguel Herrera accused of punching journalist after Gold Cup win

Mexico Coach Miguel Herrera accused of punching journalist after Gold Cup win

The incident allegedly occurred in a Philadelphia airport the day after Herrera’s team won the Gold Cup.

Werth set to rejoin Nats

Werth set to rejoin Nats

Left fielder has missed 61 games with a fractured left wrist, but after nine rehab games, he should be a big help during the team’s stretch run.

Vladimir Putin says Sepp Blatter ‘deserves the Nobel Prize’

Vladimir Putin says Sepp Blatter ‘deserves the Nobel Prize’

Somehow, that’s not as surprising as it should be.

Even without Neymar, Messi, top clubs still a kick for fans

Even without Neymar, Messi, top clubs still a kick for fans

ON SOCCER | Barcelona and Chelsea bring pedigrees, if not all the stars, to Tuesday’s exhibition at FedEx Field.

Mets trade for Tyler Clippard, ending Nationals’ pursuit

Mets trade for Tyler Clippard, ending Nationals’ pursuit

NL East rival ends hopes for a bullpen reunion.