Federer beats Istomin in Swiss Indoors

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Top-seeded Roger Federer again had to fight back from a set down before beating Denis Istomin, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, to reach the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoors in Basel.

Sports photo galleries

Keeling Pilaro finds a home with Episcopal’s field hockey team

The 16-year-old field hockey talent can’t play on the Episocal girls’ team, but is contributing to the team in many ways.

No. 4 Good Counsel Tops O’Connell 1-0

Late penalty kick leads to Falcons’ sixth win in last seven matches

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years

The South African athlete’s trial for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, comes to a close.

Maryland’s long road in Big Ten volleyball

Grueling travel, intimidating crowds and top competition make the Terrapins’ inaugural season in the Big Ten both a daunting trial and a thrilling opportunity.

Redskins outlast Titans

Colt McCoy takes over at quarterback in the second half, and the Redskins hold off visiting Tennessee, 19-17.

No. 2 Good Counsel holds off No. 11 St. John’s 20-19 in overtime

Good Counsel wide receiver Keon Paye hauls in 30-yard TD in OT to defeat Cadets

No. 17 H.D. Woodson defeats Ballou 26-7

Receiver Malik Bullock caught five passes for 134 yards and three touchdowns.

Briar Woods slips past Broad Run, 28-21

Late fourth-quarter touchdown run gives Falcons victory over Spartans.

Quince Orchard downs Sherwood, 20-14

Mark Beander’s fourth-quarter touchdown run gives the Cougars a win over the Warriors.

Whitman soccer sweeps Churchill

The No. 2 Vikings girls knock off top-ranked Churchill and the Whitman boys also take down the Bulldogs.

Vicenzi lifts B-CC past Wootton in 2 overtimes

Katie Vicenzi’s goal with 6:10 left in the second overtime period propels the Barons in a downpour.

A most memorable Titan

Petey Jones, who played on the T.C. Williams football team made famous in film, remains a security officer at the school .

Sports videos

Kansas City Royals super fan SungWoo Lee practices his first pitch

Kansas City Royals super fan SungWoo Lee practices his first pitch

SungWoo Lee, a Royals super fan from Korea, threw out the first pitch at the Aug. 11 game against the Oakland Athletics, which the Royals won, 3-2.
Soccer fans clash with Indonesian police

Soccer fans clash with Indonesian police

Fans from opposing teams clashed with Indonesian riot police after a soccer match ended in a one-all draw. At least one person was killed in the clashes.
Royals beat Giants, 7-2, to even World Series

Royals beat Giants, 7-2, to even World Series

Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler hit an RBI single giving Kansas City a 3-2 lead over the San Francisco Giants, and the Royals went on to defeat the Giants, 7-2, to even the series.
Giants take 1-0 World Series lead over Royals

Giants take 1-0 World Series lead over Royals

The San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals, 7-1, on Tuesday night to take a 1-0 lead in the World Series. The Giants’ Hunter Pence says it’s important for the team not to lose focus.
Lorde's ‘Royals’ banned from San Francisco radio stations

Lorde's ‘Royals’ banned from San Francisco radio stations

A number of San Francisco radio stations have pledged not to play Lorde’s hit “Royals” as the Giants prepare for the World Series against the Kansas City Royals.
Kansas City Royals super fan SungWoo Lee practices his first pitch

Kansas City Royals super fan SungWoo Lee practices his first pitch

SungWoo Lee, a Royals super fan from Korea, threw out the first pitch at the Aug. 11 game against the Oakland Athletics, which the Royals won, 3-2.
Fantasy Minute: Big-play threat Golden Tate on the rise

Fantasy Minute: Big-play threat Golden Tate on the rise

Favorable matchups and injuries have players on the move. The Post's Gene Wang discusses the players to start and sit heading into this weekend's NFL games.
Durant says injury ‘another bump in the road’

Durant says injury ‘another bump in the road’

Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant, the reigning NBA MVP and scoring champion, was diagnosed with a Jones fracture in his right foot and had surgery last Thursday.
Steenkamp family ‘satisfied’ with Pistorius sentence

Steenkamp family ‘satisfied’ with Pistorius sentence

As South African prosecutors mull whether or not to appeal Oscar Pistorius's five-year prison sentence, the family of Reeva Steekamp say they are "satisfied" with the punishment.
Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. South African Judge Thokozile Masipa delivered the ruling on Tuesday.