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No relief on his handling of bullpen

ON BASEBALL | Nationals Manager Matt Williams continues to face criticism over how he deploys his relievers.

Harper doesn’t care what the Mets are doing

“I know what kind of team we are and our capability going into every single game and having the confidence to win ballgames.”

Taking aim at 200-meters

Katie Ledecky, the 18-year-old champion swimmer from Bethesda, is branching out from distance events.

Redskins found their fixer?

COLUMN | GM Scot McCloughan pursued winners in free agency and started a much-needed culture change.

Andy Murray, of Britain, speaks at a press conference at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Prepping for a change of conditions

Andy Murray, No. 3 in the world and the top seed at the Citi Open, arrived in town early to get used to the hot weather and hard courts.

Bill Simmons takes shot at ESPN over DeflateGate report

It’s all about a certain Chris Mortensen report.

The Browns finally are getting it right with Johnny Manziel

The Browns finally are getting it right with Johnny Manziel

They finally seem to realize that, at this stage of his career, he’s only a backup.

Injured Rory McIlroy could be on the road to the PGA Championship with practice round at Whistling Straits

Four-time majors champion might be back sooner than anticipated following his ankle injury.

Did a pizza really cause DeAngelo Hall’s Achilles injury? It’s complicated

Did a pizza really cause DeAngelo Hall’s Achilles injury? It’s complicated

Hall suggests that Jay Gruden may have embellished the tale.

Champion free diver Natalia Molchanova missing after dive

Russian has not been seen since going on a dive off Ibiza.

GM Brian MacLellan talks third-line center, penalty killing, injuries

GM Brian MacLellan talks third-line center, penalty killing, injuries

“It’s not set. I don’t think in the coach’s mind or in the manager’s mind. I think we’re going to try maybe different people, where we’re at.”

You may be worried about the Nats, but Ray Knight isn’t

You may be worried about the Nats, but Ray Knight isn’t

MASN analyst says a six- or seven-game win streak is coming.

Chad Johnson showed up at a guy’s house to play ‘FIFA15′

Chad Johnson showed up at a guy’s house to play ‘FIFA15′

Everything about this story makes sense.

Bill Belichick is saying nothing about DeflateGate — and getting away with it

Bill Belichick is saying nothing about DeflateGate — and getting away with it

Take it from ex-White House press secretary Ari Fleischer, Bill Belichick knows what he’s doing.

Use of batboys, batgirls suspended after Kaiser Carlile death

Use of batboys, batgirls suspended after Kaiser Carlile death

The 9-year-old died after being accidentally struck in the head by a bat.

Oakland Mills QB/WR Tre Hopkins motivated by trio of championships

Oakland Mills QB/WR Tre Hopkins motivated by trio of championships

After winning state championships in high jump and basketball, the Scorpions rising senior is working toward a title shot in football.

Lorenzo Cain keeps Royals afloat without Alex Gordon

Lorenzo Cain keeps Royals afloat without Alex Gordon

An unexpected candidate has stepped up to the plate as the Royals deal with the absence of their outfielder.

Harper doesn’t care what the Mets are doing

Harper doesn’t care what the Mets are doing

“I know what kind of team we are and our capability going into every single game and having the confidence to win ballgames.”

Trent Williams notes quicker release of quarterback Robert Griffin III

Trent Williams notes quicker release of quarterback Robert Griffin III

“That was all him,” left tackle says, after quarterback marches offense 80 yards in two-minute drill.

‘Cyborg’ threatens Ronda Rousey with lawsuit as talk heats up

‘Cyborg’ threatens Ronda Rousey with lawsuit as talk heats up

Don’t expect them to square off in the Octagon any time soon, though.

Craig James sues Fox Sports, alleging religious discrimination

He’s seeking at least $100,000 in damages.

Giants optimistic despite Jason Pierre-Paul’s absence, emphasizing offense for 2015

Giants optimistic despite Jason Pierre-Paul’s absence, emphasizing offense for 2015

The offense could be powerful with Eli Manning, Odell Beckham, Victor Cruz and others in the fold. But can the Giants get back to contention if their top pass rusher doesn’t return soon and ready to produce?

Taking aim at 200-meters

Taking aim at 200-meters

Katie Ledecky, the 18-year-old champion swimmer from Bethesda, is branching out from distance events.

Mike Hessman sets all-time minor leagues record with 433rd career home run

The 37-year-old Toledo Mud Hen has played 109 major league games with three teams, and he has played over 2,000 games in the minors.

Minor leaguer Tyler Wilson provides a lift as Orioles win in Oakland, 9-2

Minor leaguer Tyler Wilson provides a lift as Orioles win in Oakland, 9-2

Wilson, starting his first MLB game since May 28, uses his 90-mph fastball to give up just two runs.

Vicious knockout sends boxer sprawling into ringside dinner plates

What do people think that’s a great spot to have dinner, anyway?

No relief on his handling of bullpen

No relief on his handling of bullpen

ON BASEBALL | Nationals Manager Matt Williams continues to face criticism over how he deploys his relievers.

Watch WWE’s touching tribute to ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

Watch WWE’s touching tribute to ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

The legendary wrestler died on Friday at age 61.

Nats fall out of first place

Nats fall out of first place

Ninth-inning rally vs. Arizona comes up short, and the NL East has a new leader as Washington loses its fourth in a row.

Nike snaps up Karl-Anthony Towns and DeAngelo Russell, NBA draft’s top two picks

There’s a reason it is the top sports apparel company in the world.

Ronaldo doesn’t ‘give a [bleep] about’ FIFA, cuts off CNN interview

Ronaldo doesn’t ‘give a [bleep] about’ FIFA, cuts off CNN interview

The Real Madrid superstar really just wanted to pitch his line of headphones.

Fish facing the end of the line

Fish facing the end of the line

American Mardy Fish, 33 and a former top-10 player, is playing doubles at the Citi Open ahead of his retirement after the U.S. Open.

Prepping for a change of conditions

Prepping for a change of conditions

Andy Murray, No. 3 in the world and the top seed at the Citi Open, arrived in town early to get used to the hot weather and hard courts.

LaMarcus Aldridge is building a separate house just for his shoes

LaMarcus Aldridge is building a separate house just for his shoes

The “massive closet” in his new home apparently wasn’t massive enough.

Column

Redskins found their fixer?

Redskins found their fixer?

COLUMN | GM Scot McCloughan pursued winners in free agency and started a much-needed culture change.

Big things expected of Scherff, Long

Big things expected of Scherff, Long

REDSKINS TRAINING CAMP | Probable starters Spencer Long and Brandon Scherff are built for the job, but there’s a lot to learn, from Bill Callahan and others.

Observations from Day 5 of Redskins training camp

Observations from Day 5 of Redskins training camp

Day 5 of training camp featured another scorcher for the Redskins, who practiced in full pads and under conditions that included a field temperature of 108 degrees.

NBA impersonation whiz does spot-on impression of Kobe Bryant

NBA impersonation whiz does spot-on impression of Kobe Bryant

Brandon Armstrong has set a high bar with his humorous videos, and this one more than clears it.

Denard Span increasing baseball activity; David Carpenter throwing

Denard Span increasing baseball activity; David Carpenter throwing

The center fielder may take part in live BP sessions by the end of the week.

It’s Fister against the rookie

It’s Fister against the rookie

DISCUSSION THREAD | Right-hander takes the hill as Nats look halt three-game skid vs. the Diamondbacks.

Redskins cornerback David Amerson leaves practice with shoulder injury

Redskins cornerback David Amerson leaves practice with shoulder injury

Already down two cornerbacks, the Redskins saw yet another member of the unit suffer an injury on Monday.

Photos

2015 Redskins Training Camp

2015 Redskins Training Camp

Washington holds camp in Richmond for the third straight year.

Oops, she did it again

Oops, she did it again

Swimmer Katie Ledecky’s latest world record comes in preliminary — when she wasn’t supposed to be trying hard.

Attendance is down at Redskins training camp

Attendance is down at Redskins training camp

Attendance is down significantly through the first weekend of practices.

Discussion

Samantha Stosur Tennis Chat

Samantha Stosur, the 2011 U.S. Open champ, is in Washington, D.C. for the Citi Open. Ask her all your tennis questions.

Rookie cornerback Tevin Mitchel expected to miss season following shoulder surgery

Rookie cornerback Tevin Mitchel expected to miss season following shoulder surgery

Cornerback Tevin Mitchel suffered a torn labrum in his left shoulder and is expected to miss the entire season after having surgery to repair it, coach Jay Gruden said.

Tonight’s Nationals-Diamondbacks lineups

Tonight’s Nationals-Diamondbacks lineups

Lineups for tonight’s series opener with the Diamondbacks.

St. Louis can use public money for NFL stadium without vote, judge rules

Ruling is a blow for critics of plan to use public funds to benefit millionaire owners.

Confused Mets fans lash out at Bryce Harper

Confused Mets fans lash out at Bryce Harper

No Mets fans, Bryce Harper didn’t say your team isn’t ready for the big time.

‘Nothing etched in stone’ along the Redskins’ offensive line

‘Nothing etched in stone’ along the Redskins’ offensive line

New offensive line coach Bill Callahan said he is still sorting out the offensive line depth chart.

Andrew Quarless rejoins Packers after family tragedy

Andrew Quarless rejoins Packers after family tragedy

Daughter of tight end died at birth last week.

Michigan football lands Riverdale Baptist CB Sir Patrick Scott

Michigan football lands Riverdale Baptist CB Sir Patrick Scott

Riverdale Baptist cornerback Sir Patrick Scott committed to Michigan after visiting campus this weekend.