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Thomas Boswell

Thomas Boswell

Nationals have pitching, need hitting

COLUMN | Washington needs Zimmerman, Rendon and Harper to stay together, and stay healthy.

Thomas Boswell

Thomas Boswell

A confessed court-rusher says it’s time to put the calm before the storm

Court-storming isn’t the world’s biggest problem, but it’s getting too dangerous to go unregulated.

Thomas Boswell

Thomas Boswell

Could grandson follow grandfather to the World Series?

COLUMN | Matt Williams’s Nats roots run deep — all the way back to the 1924 world champion Senators.

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Sally Jenkins

Sally Jenkins

Dan Snyder’s fingerprints are all over decision to anoint RGIII the starter

Two head coaches have had problems with the Redskins’ quarterback but neither has been allowed to do his job.

Sally Jenkins

Sally Jenkins

Tiger Woods can turn around his game; question is whether he wants to

The former top golfer in the world seems to be struggling with issues that go beyond his injuries.

Sally Jenkins

Sally Jenkins

Super Bowl is worth the price of admission

Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady is at his best in the fourth quarter, and Seattle’s curious play-calling leads to a remarkable final sequence.

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Jason Reid

Jason Reid

Maryland’s win over Wisconsin shows Terps can make NCAA tournament run

Behind Dez Wells and Melo Trimble, the Terrapins display a toughness that could take them far in March.

Jason Reid

Jason Reid

Mark Turgeon turns it around with Maryland

It wasn’t too long ago that many were wondering whether Mark Turgeon could build a program at Maryland. They aren’t wondering any more.

Jason Reid

Jason Reid

The Redskins send a disenchanting message by backing Robert Griffin III

Putting the fourth-year quarterback atop the depth chart reinforces the belief that the team often makes decisions for the wrong reasons.

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Couch Slouch

Battle of the coaches: Mike Krzyzewski vs. Gregg Popovich

COUCH SLOUCH | Both recently reached milestones, but who is the better coach? Let’s go to the numbers.

Couch Slouch

Annual Super Bowl viewing guide

COUCH SLOUCH | Norman Chad tells you what to root for (and against) in Super Bowl XLIX next Sunday.

Couch Slouch

They’re good, not unbeatable

COUCH SLOUCH | The Kentucky Wildcats are poised to make a run at perfection, but Norman Chad doesn’t see them getting there.

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John Feinstein

John Feinstein

NCAA tournament bubble sometimes isn’t big enough for two

GW and Davidson left their nail-biter Wednesday night with different outlooks on college basketball’s cruelest month.

John Feinstein

John Feinstein

Remembering ‘Tark the Shark’

Longtime basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian’s career was marked by controversies, but he knew how to coach the game.

John Feinstein

John Feinstein

Navy earns its ‘Star’ in win over Army

COLUMN | Zach Fong stars early, Worth Smith late to power Midshipmen in a ‘must-have game.’

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Andrew Beyer

Andrew Beyer

The brilliant young Khozan may be too inexperienced for Kentucky Derby

Winning the run for the roses in fourth start is rare feat, but hardly any trainer passes up the chance anymore.

Andrew Beyer

Andrew Beyer

Trainer Chad Brown seeking balance between patience and aggressiveness

Horseman has had success on grass, but will his methodical approach work in Triple Crown dirt races?

Andrew Beyer

Andrew Beyer

Eclipse Awards in the correct light

Voters shouldn’t overthink Horse of the Year (Bayern) but should think about top trainer (Art Sherman).

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