Sweeps week? Could be after Curry-led rout of Rockets

It’s sure starting to look the way after the MVP and Golden State took a commanding 3-0 series lead.

MLB’s military tributes:
An honor or hollow gesture?

What began as genuine has become so ubiquitous, some question whether meaning has been lost.

Beagle ‘would be honored’
to re-sign with Capitals

The pending unrestricted free agent had 20 points this season, after never before topping nine in his NHL career.

Maryland's Charlie Raffa (7) gets set to take a shot and score as Johns Hopkins' Nick Fields defends during the first half of a semifinal match in the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse tournament, Saturday, May 23, 2015, Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

Maryland topples Johns Hopkins, heads to men’s championship game

LACROSSE | Matt Rambo scores twice late, and goalie Kyle Bernlohr makes decisive stop as Terps advance to play Denver with a 12-11 win.

Gisele Bundchen introduces Tom Brady’s new puppy while fans rally

But is Scooby cute enough to melt the heart of a certain commissioner?

Two pit crew members injured in scary Indy 500 accident

Two pit crew members injured in scary Indy 500 accident

Accident happened about halfway through the race.

Ryne Sandberg upset with the Nationals’ batting practice music and times

Ryne Sandberg upset with the Nationals’ batting practice music and times

“It’s bush league and irrelevant,” Sandberg said of the slow james during visitor’s BP. “What’s the point?“

LeBron James urges calm in Cleveland after Brelo verdict

Seventy-one arrests were reported Saturday.

Nationals-Phillies discussion thread

Nationals-Phillies discussion thread

Gio Gonzalez faces off with Aaron Harang in the series finale. Talk with fellow Washington fans here.

F1 driver walks away from scary crash in Monaco Grand Prix

F1 driver walks away from scary crash in Monaco Grand Prix

The view from inside his car is ... bracing.

Casey Janssen ‘excited’ about pitching first inning as a National

Casey Janssen ‘excited’ about pitching first inning as a National

The right-handed veteran pitched his first career inning at Nationals Park, a scoreless one.

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Marlins hire a manager with no experience, but how hard could it be?

Marlins hire a manager with no experience, but how hard could it be?

COUCH SLOUCH | Dan Jennings’s appointment was met with outrage, but Miami might not be in bad shape.

Today’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

Today’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

Clint Robinson and Jose Lobaton are starting Sunday.

A.J. Cole, starter of the future, relieving well

A.J. Cole, starter of the future, relieving well

The Nationals most big-league ready starting pitching prospect is bouncing back well from a tough debut.

Fan’s obituary has last word on Deflategate: ‘Brady is innocent!!’

Plight of Patriots quarterback IS a life-and-death matter for one woman.

With unrestricted free agency ahead, transition to center finished for Eric Fehr

With unrestricted free agency ahead, transition to center finished for Eric Fehr

Fehr’s season ended in disappointment with the losing faceoff in Game 7, but he built a strong, versatile foundation as the Capitals’ checking-line center.

TV and radio listings for May 24

TV and radio listings for May 24

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

D.C. United scratches out 1-1 draw against 9-man New England Revolution

D.C. United scratches out 1-1 draw against 9-man New England Revolution

Two-man advantage for 30-plus minutes yields Jairo Arrieta’s equalizer and status quo atop MLS’s Eastern Conference.

Sweeps week? Could be after Curry-led rout of Rockets

Sweeps week? Could be after Curry-led rout of Rockets

It’s sure starting to look the way after the MVP and Golden State took a commanding 3-0 series lead.

Matusz ejected for having foreign substance on arm in Orioles loss

Matusz ejected for having foreign substance on arm in Orioles loss

Baltimore falls, 1-0, in 13 innings despite another strong start from young Mike Wright.

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Baseball: Chopticon tops Mount Hebron 1-0 to win 3A state championship

Baseball: Chopticon tops Mount Hebron 1-0 to win 3A state championship

A walk-off scarifice fly by Zach Jerew propels the Braves past the Vikings in the state title game Saturday.

Jairo Arrieta’s 80th-minute goal gives United 1-1 draw with Revolution

Jairo Arrieta’s 80th-minute goal gives United 1-1 draw with Revolution

First-place D.C. United stays two points ahead of New England but doesn’t fully capi­tal­ize on lengthy two-man advantage.

Randy Moss keeps promise to cancer survivor 17 years later

Randy Moss keeps promise to cancer survivor 17 years later

Though it may not align with the popular image of the former star receiver, Randy Moss has a real soft spot.

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Softball: Sherwood tops Northwest to win fourth consecutive 4A state championship

Softball: Sherwood tops Northwest to win fourth consecutive 4A state championship

The Warriors complete their undefeated season with a 4-0 win over the Jaguars Saturday.

Ljay Newsome strikes out 17, Chopticon wins 3A baseball title

Ljay Newsome strikes out 17, Chopticon wins 3A baseball title

BASEBALL | The Braves beat Mount Hebron, 1-0, on a game-ending sacrifice fly in the Maryland 3A final in Aberdeen.

No. 1 Sherwood softball wins fourth consecutive Maryland 4A title

No. 1 Sherwood softball wins fourth consecutive Maryland 4A title

SOFTBALL | Seniors Nicole Stockinger and Julie Swarr have helped the Warriors go 83-0 in the past four years.

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Baseball: McDonough loses to Brunswick 4-0 in 1A state championship

Baseball: McDonough loses to Brunswick 4-0 in 1A state championship

The Rams get shutout by the Railroaders in the state final Saturday.

Patriots fans planning a ‘Free Tom Brady’ rally for Sunday

Patriots fans planning a ‘Free Tom Brady’ rally for Sunday

Naturally, the event is being billed as “a peaceful rally to protest the unjust football arrest of half God half man Tom Brady.“

Naja McAdam, Clarksburg girls set the bar high en route to Maryland title

Naja McAdam, Clarksburg girls set the bar high en route to Maryland title

TRACK AND FIELD | Senior wins high jump to help Coyotes claim championship; Bowie boys capture title, too.

Baseball: McDonough falls to Brunswick in Maryland 1A final, 4-0

Baseball: McDonough falls to Brunswick in Maryland 1A final, 4-0

BASEBALL | The Rams’ postseason run ends in the state championship game in Aberdeen with 13 strikeouts against Andrew Wanger.

Strasburg, Nationals get roughed up

Strasburg, Nationals get roughed up

Washington right-hander fails to make it out of the fourth inning for the third time in four starts as his ERA rises to 6.50.

Marques Haynes, Hall of Fame ball-handling wizard of Globetrotters, dies at 89

Marques Haynes, Hall of Fame ball-handling wizard of Globetrotters, dies at 89

With the Harlem Globetrotters and his own teams, Mr. Haynes was known as basketball’s greatest dribbler.

Maryland topples Johns Hopkins, heads to men’s championship game

Maryland topples Johns Hopkins, heads to men’s championship game

LACROSSE | Matt Rambo scores twice late, and goalie Kyle Bernlohr makes decisive stop as Terps advance to play Denver with a 12-11 win.

Severna Park’s Alex Cauneac, Wootton’s Miranda Deng claim Md. state tennis titles

Severna Park’s Alex Cauneac, Wootton’s Miranda Deng claim Md. state tennis titles

TENNIS | Severna Park’s Alex Cauneac outlasts Poolesville’s Dennis Wang for the Maryland state singles title; Wootton’s Miranda Deng repeats as girls’ singles champion.

Riverdale Baptist baseball storms past DeMatha in Md. private schools final

Riverdale Baptist baseball storms past DeMatha in Md. private schools final

BASEBALL | Riverdale Baptist rallies past DeMatha to cap its 30-win season with the Maryland Private School tournament title.

D.C. United vs. New England Revolution

D.C. United vs. New England Revolution

The top clubs in MLS’s Eastern Conference collide at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

Chase Utley’s struggles emblematic of aging Phillies’ decline

Chase Utley’s struggles emblematic of aging Phillies’ decline

Second baseman still capable of getting on blistering streaks, but frustrations are evident.

MLB’s military tributes:
An honor or hollow gesture?

MLB’s military tributes: <br>An honor or hollow gesture?

What began as genuine has become so ubiquitous, some question whether meaning has been lost.

Gonzaga, St. Albans go 1-2 at SRAA race

Gonzaga, St. Albans go 1-2 at SRAA race

ROWING | The Eagles edge their D.C. rivals to cap a banner season with a Scholastic Rowing Association of America varsity eight title.

Maryland women’s lacrosse has a comeback kid in goal

Maryland women’s lacrosse has a comeback kid in goal

Alex Fitzpatrick abruptly delayed her career after graduating in Lehigh to continue playing at Maryland. Now, she’s in the national title game.

Reds Manager Bryan Price gets ejected before game even starts

Reds Manager Bryan Price gets ejected before game even starts

MLB fans, of course, will remember Price for his epic rant from earlier this season in which he dropped the F-word 77 times.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat trick gives him personal best 61 goals this season

Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat trick gives him personal best 61 goals this season

The Real Madrid superstar proved once again why he won this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or award.

For Coleman, Southern, a sweet repeat

For Coleman, Southern, a sweet repeat

BASEBALL | D.J. Coleman honors his mother by leading the Bulldogs past Eastern Tech for a second straight 2A state championship.

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2015 French Open

2015 French Open

Scenes at Roland Garros ahead of the French Open tennis tournament in Paris.

Napoli’s Miguel Britos doles out a nasty head butt to Juventus’ Alvaro Morata, gets red card

The violence came during second-half stoppage time when Juventus was already ahead in the Serie A match.

Marlins players fail to show up to meet and greet fans, who paid $100 to attend

Marlins players fail to show up to meet and greet fans, who paid $100 to attend

The no-show didn’t please fans who are already angry over the team’s eight-game losing streak.

Jayson Werth still has swelling in his wrist, Anthony Rendon takes batting practice

Jayson Werth still has swelling in his wrist, Anthony Rendon takes batting practice

Werth’s wrist is still too swollen to swing, and Rendon is headed back to Viera for simulated games next week.

Nationals-Phillies discussion thread: Game 43

Nationals-Phillies discussion thread: Game 43

Discuss this afternoon’s game with the Phillies -- Strasburg vs. Hamels -- here.

Hawks’ Kyle Korver out for rest of NBA playoffs with ‘severe right sprained ankle’

Hawks’ Kyle Korver out for rest of NBA playoffs with ‘severe right sprained ankle’

Things just got a whole lot harder for Atlanta, who currently trail the Cleveland Cavaliers 2-0 in the Eastern Conference finals.

French Open: Nadal enters event as the King of Clay on shifting sands

French Open: Nadal enters event as the King of Clay on shifting sands

Rafael Nadal appears vulnerable, one of many intriguing story lines at the start of the French Open.

Tanner Roark to start Monday against Cubs

Tanner Roark to start Monday against Cubs

Roark will pitch Monday at Wrigley Field, and Jordan Zimmermann will pitch Tuesday on an extra day of rest.

Today’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

Today’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

Lineups for this afternoon’s game against the Phillies.