Hamels heading to Rangers

In full rebuilding mode, the Phillies finally unload their veteran ace for prospects.

Redskins arrive at camp ready to learn from last year

Jay Gruden preaches a positive message on the eve of first practice in Richmond following a 4-12 debacle in 2014.

Kerrigan just fine being the Redskins’ most boring star

COLUMN | Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan lives in an apartment with a roommate, plays a Super Nintendo, and hangs out at Caddies and Whitlow’s. He’s also one of his team’s best players.

In fight over Brady, will Kraft crack Goodell’s standing as commish?

There is support for the commissioner’s ruling among other owners despite Kraft’s criticisms. But some observers wonder if the public attacks on Goodell eventually could hurt the NFL’s popularity.

Mets did not trade for Carlos Gomez, so Wilmer Flores cried on the field for nothing

Mets did not trade for Carlos Gomez, so Wilmer Flores cried on the field for nothing

It was a bizarre scene in New York, and things only got weirder after the game ended.

TV and radio listings: July 30

TV and radio listings: July 30

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

Redskins to host former Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette for visit

Redskins to host former Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette for visit

The day after extending Ryan Kerrigan’s deal, the Redskins will explore the possibility of further bolstering their pass rush by meeting with free agent outside linebacker Junior Galette.

Carli Lloyd can’t stop scoring goals

Carli Lloyd can’t stop scoring goals

World Cup hero strikes from long distance in Houston Dash’s NWSL victory over Kansas City.

Chris Tillman continues his torrid stretch for Orioles in 2-0 victory

Chris Tillman continues his torrid stretch for Orioles in 2-0 victory

After beating the Braves at Camden Yards, pitcher has 1.09 ERA in his past six outings.

Hamels heading to Rangers

Hamels heading to Rangers

In full rebuilding mode, the Phillies finally unload their veteran ace for prospects.

Martina Hingis, Sam Querrey lead Kastles past Lobsters to end regular season

Martina Hingis, Sam Querrey lead Kastles past Lobsters to end regular season

Washington will host Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference championship match on Thursday.

New-look roster, Harper propel Nats

New-look roster, Harper propel Nats

Slugger hits his NL-leading 28th and 29th home runs of the season, and the newly configured bullpen preserves a victory in Miami for Doug Fister.

Washington St.’s Leach: College football should have 64-team playoff

Washington St.’s Leach: College football should have 64-team playoff

It likely will never happen, but as Leach said, “it would be great fun.“

NFL union files court petition seeking to have Tom Brady’s suspension overturned

NFL union files court petition seeking to have Tom Brady’s suspension overturned

The union filed its motion in a Minnesota court that has sided with players against the NFL in the past.

Redskins reward Ryan Kerrigan with five-year contract extension

Redskins reward Ryan Kerrigan with five-year contract extension

Reliable defensive player gets deal worth up to $57.5 million with $24.28 million in guaranteed money.

Jonathan Papelbon joins the Nationals: ‘I feel like it’s a new life’

Jonathan Papelbon joins the Nationals: ‘I feel like it’s a new life’

The Nationals’ new closer met the team in Miami and is available Wednesday night against the Marlins.

Redskins arrive at camp ready to learn from last year

Redskins arrive at camp ready to learn from last year

Jay Gruden preaches a positive message on the eve of first practice in Richmond following a 4-12 debacle in 2014.

Mark Cuban says Tom Brady would have gotten a longer suspension in the NBA

Mark Cuban says Tom Brady would have gotten a longer suspension in the NBA

The Mavericks owner claims that the Patriots quarterback’s punishment was light, given that he was ‘trying to destroy evidence’ and ‘make a fool out of the commissioner of the NFL.’

Fister on the mound for Nats

Fister on the mound for Nats

DISCUSSION THREAD | It’s the second game of Washington’s series and the first of the Jonathan Papelbon era.

Tigers are open for business on Price and Cespedes. Now what?

Tigers are open for business on Price  and Cespedes. Now what?

Detroit is ready to sell, which blows up the complexion of the trade deadline and affect several clubs.

Royals baffle beat reporter with ‘1738 Remy Boyz’ references in interviews

Royals baffle beat reporter with ‘1738 Remy Boyz’ references in interviews

The players tried their hardest to get a reference to Fetty Wap’s hit “Trap Queen” in the paper to no avail.

Tonight’s Nationals-Marlins lineups

Lineups for tonight’s game against the Marlins.

For citizens in many locales, hosting Games not all that appealing

For citizens in many locales, hosting Games not all that appealing

As Boston passes and IOC chooses between Beijing and Almaty, some ask, “Who wants the Olympics?”

DeMatha is sweating the small stuff

DeMatha is sweating the small stuff

FOOTBALL | The Stags warmed up to the idea of improving their flexibility and endurance through two months of team Bikram yoga sessions.

Mexico fires national soccer team coach for allegedly punching journalist in the neck

Mexico fires national soccer team coach for allegedly punching journalist in the neck

Miguel Herrera accepted the decision and apologized for what he called a “painful incident.“

Mystics move up in standings with win over Seattle

Mystics move up in standings with win over Seattle

Ivory Latta scores 20 points to lead a strong contribution from the bench in Washington’s fourth straight win.

Paul Pierce learns bounce passes are good in basketball, bad in baseball

Paul Pierce learns bounce passes are good in basketball, bad in baseball

The Dodgers crowd booed the new Clippers star mercilessly for his terrible first pitch.

Kevin Seraphin is still a free agent and three teams are interested

Kevin Seraphin is still a free agent and three teams are interested

The Washington Wizards, New York Knicks, and Los Angeles Lakers remain in the market for Seraphin.

Ollie Schniederjans is letting his hair down

Ollie Schniederjans is letting his hair down

QUICKEN LOANS NATIONAL | The 22-year-old American finally joins fellow Class of ‘11 golfers such as Jordan Spieth in the pro ranks.

Conor McGregor isn’t scared of any UFC fighters — except Ronda Rousey

Conor McGregor isn’t scared of any UFC fighters — except Ronda Rousey

“I swear on my life her back muscles were the most solidest back muscles I’ve ever felt in my life,” he said.

Defending champion Justin Rose finds himself transplanted to Virginia

Defending champion Justin Rose finds himself transplanted to Virginia

Despite the move, Englishman says the Quicken Loans is “one of my favorite tournaments on tour”

In fight over Brady, will Kraft crack Goodell’s standing as commish?

In fight over Brady, will Kraft crack Goodell’s standing as commish?

There is support for the commissioner’s ruling among other owners despite Kraft’s criticisms. But some observers wonder if the public attacks on Goodell eventually could hurt the NFL’s popularity.

For Virginia’s Ryan Shane, NCAA title opens doors

For Virginia’s Ryan Shane, NCAA title opens doors

CITI OPEN | Falls Church native, 21, will try to qualify then hope for a wild card to the U.S. Open next month.

Column

Brewer: Both Goodell and Brady suffer from overinflated egos

Brewer: Both Goodell and Brady suffer from overinflated egos

COLUMN | Both Roger Goodell and Tom Brady think they’re smart enough to outmaneuver their own mistakes, leaving no winners in this battle.

Kerrigan just fine being the Redskins’ most boring star

Kerrigan just fine being the Redskins’ most boring star

COLUMN | Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan lives in an apartment with a roommate, plays a Super Nintendo, and hangs out at Caddies and Whitlow’s. He’s also one of his team’s best players.

Redskins make Ryan Kerrigan NFL’s third-highest paid linebacker

Redskins make Ryan Kerrigan NFL’s third-highest paid linebacker

Washington signs linebacker Ryan Kerrigan to a five-year, $57.5 million contract extension on eve of training camp.

Abby Wambach talks World Cup, artificial turf and her soccer future

Abby Wambach talks World Cup, artificial turf and her soccer future

The U.S. national team striker is not playing in the NWSL this summer but has not decided whether to retire.

Chiefs safety Eric Berry back on the field after cancer treatments

Chiefs safety Eric Berry back on the field after cancer treatments

Berry was declared cancer free on June 22, according to the Chiefs and has been gearing up for his return ever since.

‘Robot’ umpire makes professional baseball debut in minor league game

‘Robot’ umpire makes professional baseball debut in minor league game

But human umpires don’t have to worry about their jobs quite yet.

Redskins training camp 2015: The complete guide

Redskins training camp 2015: The complete guide

The practice schedule, directions, tips to get around Richmond and more resources for anyone planning to attend between July 29 and Aug. 17.

There’s clearly one thing the Philly Daily News will miss about Jonathan Papelbon

There’s clearly one thing the Philly Daily News will miss about Jonathan Papelbon

Back page features touching tribute to ex-Phillie.

Ripple effects of the trade for Jonathan Papelbon

Ripple effects of the trade for Jonathan Papelbon

How the closer will fit in the clubhouse and what the team will do next are just two intriguing stories going forward.

The one thing RGIII needs to be a successful QB

The one thing RGIII needs to be a successful QB

FANCY STATS | The Redskins’ Robert Griffin III struggles with getting the ball to a receiver.

Michel Platini will run for FIFA presidency, and Prince Ali fires first shot at him

Michel Platini will run for FIFA presidency, and Prince Ali fires first shot at him

The UEFA chief is considered the favorite, but his announcement he would run drew quick criticism from a once-and-possibly future candidate.

The Nats have the Bryce Harper and Max Scherzer emoji you’ve been waiting for

The Nats have the Bryce Harper and Max Scherzer emoji you’ve been waiting for

The Nats are releasing emoji. Yes, there’s a chocolate syrup bottle.

Abby Wambach isn’t about to let age stop her from playing in the Rio Olympics

Abby Wambach isn’t about to let age stop her from playing in the Rio Olympics

The USWNT legend told a local TV station this morning that Rio 2016 is in her plans.

Robert Kraft fires shots at NFL over Brady decision

Robert Kraft fires shots at NFL over Brady decision

Patriots owner calls Tom Brady decision “unfathomable.” Coach Bill Belichick says he’s moved on.

MPSSAA taps Andy Warner to fill executive director role

MPSSAA taps Andy Warner to fill executive director role

Warner succeeds Ned Sparks, who is retiring in August after 34 years leading Maryland’s interscholastic athletics governing body.

No, every person on Earth did not read about the 2014 Redskins training camp

No, every person on Earth did not read about the 2014 Redskins training camp

The team claimed 7.8 billion unique visitors accessed their 2014 training camp coverage. That’s more than Earth’s population.

The Nats fan’s guide to loving new closer Jonathan Papelbon

The Nats fan’s guide to loving new closer Jonathan Papelbon

The former Phillies pitcher arrives in D.C. with quite the reputation, here’s why you could love him (or at least tolerate him).

Jonathan Papelbon, not Drew Storen, should be the Nationals’ closer

Jonathan Papelbon, not Drew Storen, should be the Nationals’ closer

Storen has 29 saves in 31 opportunities this season and Papelbon is a perfect 17 for 17.

Summer workouts: Oakton’s Joe Rizzo sticks to his routine amid year-round baseball grind

Summer workouts: Oakton’s Joe Rizzo sticks to his routine amid year-round baseball grind

BASEBALL | During a hectic summer schedule, Oakton’s Joe Rizzo’s routine translates to improvement.

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Summer Workouts: Oakton baseball's Joe Rizzo

Summer Workouts: Oakton baseball's Joe Rizzo

Oakton rising senior third baseman and South Carolina commit Joe Rizzo goes through his summer workout routine.