(Patrick Semansky / Associated Press)

Recap of Nats’ collapse

Manager Matt Williams made a handful of decisions that exposed the roles and quirks of the bullpen in Monday’s loss to the Marlins.

Hall among best corners

FANCY STATS | Advanced metrics point to Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall as one of the premier playmakers in the league.

Ranking top 30 RBs

FANTASY FOOTBALL | Jamaal Charles, LeSean McCoy stand above all others.

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Rafael Soriano (29) walks to the dugout after being relieved in the ninth inning during a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Miami. The Marlins scored four runs in the ninth inning to come from behind and defeat the Nationals 7-6. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Nationals stunned in loss

The Marlins score four runs in the ninth to defeat the Nationals. At one point, Washington led by six runs.

Hillary Clinton says ‘there’s no reason’ for the Redskins to keep their name

Hillary Clinton says ‘there’s no reason’ for the Redskins to keep their name

Former Secretary of State and likely Presidential candidate says ‘Redskins’ is insensitive.

Recap of Nats’ collapse

Recap of Nats’ collapse

Manager Matt Williams made a handful of decisions that exposed the roles and quirks of the bullpen in Monday’s loss to the Marlins.

Hatcher signing fuels Jenkins

Hatcher signing fuels Jenkins

Defensive end, a starter last season, saw the team hand out big contracts to two other defensive ends this season, and has taken the message to heart.

Terps plan to be physical in Big Ten

Terps plan to be physical in Big Ten

Maryland Coach Randy Edsall says games will be won on the offensive and defensive lines.

Why Mike Trout may get overlooked again for MVP award

Why Mike Trout may get overlooked again for MVP award

He is undeniably the leading candidate for this season’s AL MVP award, but there are signs he could be snubbed again

Tiger Woods crushed his kids in Putt-Putt ‘every single time’

Tiger Woods crushed his kids in Putt-Putt ‘every single time’

That was some family vacation with Lindsey Vonn.

Watch an insane 41-shot table tennis rally from the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Watch an insane 41-shot table tennis rally from the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Forget swimming and gymnastics, the most exciting event at this year’s tournament is table tennis.

Voth on fast track

Nats prospect Austin Voth will make his Class AA debut Tuesday night, barely a month after his last promotion.

Ndamukong Suh’s potential free agency intrigue

Ndamukong Suh’s potential free agency intrigue

After suspending contract talks, Lions could face difficulty keeping three-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle off the market next year.

Kelly Slater won’t compete in 2014 U.S. Open of Surfing, but his absence won’t make the pictures less awesome

Kelly Slater won’t compete in 2014 U.S. Open of Surfing, but his absence won’t make the pictures less awesome

One of the world’s most famous surfers won’t be competing in one of the world’s most visually stunning competitions.

Jay Gruden and Robert Griffin III are neighbors

Jay Gruden and Robert Griffin III are neighbors

The Redskins coach and quarterback played Scattergories together this summer.

Healthy Porter joins DB competition

Healthy Porter joins DB competition

Porter: “Not being able to practice, it forced me to focus on a different aspect of the game, and that’s getting mental reps ... Having an injury forced me to sharpen my mind.“

Hall among best corners

Hall among best corners

FANCY STATS | Advanced metrics point to Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall as one of the premier playmakers in the league.

D.C. United acquires defender from L.A. Galaxy

D.C. United acquires defender from L.A. Galaxy

Kofi Opare, a second-year center back, will add backline depth as Jeff Parke recovers from migraines.

Watch Clayton Kershaw hit Jimmy Kimmel in the face with a baseball

Watch Clayton Kershaw hit Jimmy Kimmel in the face with a baseball

This late-night sketch didn’t go as plan.

American World Cup star Tim Howard to join NBC Sports’ Premier League broadcast team

American World Cup star Tim Howard to join NBC Sports’ Premier League broadcast team

The star goalkeeper plans to keep his day job at Everton, as well.

WWE superstar John Cena really did get his shoes at Kmart that he wears on ‘Raw’

WWE superstar John Cena really did get his shoes at Kmart that he wears on ‘Raw’

Wrestling fans found this out after Cena’s rival Cesaro insulted them in worst demonstration of product placement ever.

Spurs stop Manu Ginobli from playing in FIBA World Cup

Spurs stop Manu Ginobli from playing in FIBA World Cup

Citing the stress fracture and recovery time, they will not grant him permission to play.

GIF of the week: Tyson Ross’ Slider

GIF of the week: Tyson Ross’ Slider

Ross keeps the ball low by focusing on his highly effective slider

Who is Michele Roberts, the new NBPA executive director?

Who is Michele Roberts, the new NBPA executive director?

A history-making choice, Washington lawyer brings a unique perspective to her new job.

Seven key draft strategies for Fantasy Football

Seven key draft strategies for Fantasy Football

How to maximize value and minimize embarrassment on draft day.

Trading for Rangers outfielder Alex Rios has risks

Trading for Rangers outfielder Alex Rios has risks

There are a few red flags that come along with the right-handed hitter.

Mailbag: O-line depth, practice squad candidates and more

Mailbag: O-line depth, practice squad candidates and more

The Redskins have knocked out five days of practice, and get back to work on Wednesday for four more straight days of practice. Meantime, Mike Jones answers readers’ questions.

After rumors of backstage heat on WWE star Randy Orton, the wrestler put on great match

After rumors of backstage heat on WWE star Randy Orton, the wrestler put on great match

Orton’s colleagues reportedly complained he was inhibiting Reigns’s career by being boring in the ring.

Nats’ latest loss made Ray Knight really, really sad

Nats’ latest loss made Ray Knight really, really sad

Uncle Ray questions Matt Williams’s handling of the bullpen after the Nats blow a 6-0 lead.

DeSean Jackson suggests Redskins fans are more supportive than Eagles fans

DeSean Jackson suggests Redskins fans are more supportive than Eagles fans

Wide receiver says Eagles fans booed their own players.

New Manchester United manager calls squad ‘broken’

New Manchester United manager calls squad ‘broken’

Louis van Gaal discusses the holes in Manchester United’s roster.

How Dwyane Wade has to evolve

How Dwyane Wade has to evolve

The Heat star’s game may have faltered, but there are changes he can make to get back on track.

Trotz talks Caps lineup construction

Trotz talks Caps lineup construction

Burakovsky garnering consideration for second-line center role, along with Kuznetsov, Johansson.

Ravens fans give Ray Rice a standing ovation

Ravens fans give Ray Rice a standing ovation

So far, the NFL is getting most of the blowback over his two-game suspension.

Will the real RGIII please stand up?

Will the real RGIII please stand up?

RGIII doesn’t want last year’s ‘false reports’ to cloud peoples’ judgment of him and wants fans to get to know the “real Robert.”

Nats top prospect plays with a monkey from the Cowboy Monkey Rodeo

Here’s Lucas Giolito with a monkey. A real monkey.

Why Arian Foster is undervalued and Frank Gore is overvalued

Why Arian Foster is undervalued and Frank Gore is overvalued

The best and worst running back values for the upcoming fantasy football season.

Ranking top 30 RBs

Ranking top 30 RBs

FANTASY FOOTBALL | Jamaal Charles, LeSean McCoy stand above all others.

Charles Barkley on Tiger Woods: ‘We’re not friends anymore’

Charles Barkley on Tiger Woods: ‘We’re not friends anymore’

World’s worst golfer has some other things to say about one of the world’s best.

Largo F Abdulai Bundu earns offers with strong summer on AAU circuit

Largo F Abdulai Bundu earns offers with strong summer on AAU circuit

To no one’s surprise but his own, the rising senior is using a big summer to climb Division I recruiting boards, landing offers from Rider, Towson, Quinnipiac and LIU-Brooklyn.

Derrick Rose proves explosiveness is back with dunk at Team USA camp

Derrick Rose proves explosiveness is back with dunk at Team USA camp

Chicago Bulls star says his confidence is “through the roof.“

Jordan Zimmermann returns to form

Jordan Zimmermann returns to form

The Nationals starter pitched more like himself Monday, firing seven solid innings in his second start back from a bicep injury.

Clippers’ Blake Griffin dropped out of Team USA because of back fracture

Clippers’ Blake Griffin dropped out of Team USA because of back fracture

Forward is expected to recover in time for the start of the NBA season.

NBA players make Michele Roberts first woman to head major sports union

NBA players make Michele Roberts first woman to head major sports union

The NBPA had been without an executive director since Billy Hunter stepped down early in 2013.

Brown ready to play catch-up

Brown ready to play catch-up

Brown will battle for a roster spot at an outside linebacker position that features three locks in Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan and Trent Murphy, and roster hopefuls Rob Jackson, Adrian Robinson and Gabe Miller.

Werth leaves game with sprained right ankle

Werth leaves game with sprained right ankle

Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth says he hopes to play Tuesday, but that will depend on how his ankle feels in the morning.

Aaron Murray’s brother won “The Bachelorette“!

Aaron Murray’s brother won “The Bachelorette“!

The Chiefs backup quarterback and former Georgia star is much more athletically accomplished, but now much less famous, than his brother Josh.

Donaldson is coming around

Donaldson is coming around

A stubborn player with an occasionally hot temper, Jared Donaldson continues learning experience despite first-round loss at Citi Open.

Tiafoe falls in straight sets

Tiafoe falls in straight sets

In his first ATP Tour main draw match, Francis Tiafoe loses, 6-4, 6-4, to Russian Evgeny Donskoy in front of a raucous home crowd at the Citi Open.

Nationals stunned in loss

Nationals stunned in loss

The Marlins score four runs in the ninth to defeat the Nationals. At one point, Washington led by six runs.

At Big Ten Media Days, a rejuvenated Diggs receives praise

At Big Ten Media Days, a rejuvenated Diggs receives praise

After a long rehab process, Maryland wide receiver eyes prolific junior season

Judge orders tax fraud case to continue against Lionel Messi

Judge orders tax fraud case to continue against Lionel Messi

The soccer superstar could find himself testifying in court about questionable financial dealings.