Ailing J.D. Gibbs is father Joe’s ‘hero’

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A somber Joe Gibbs talks about his son J.D., who has helped run the family’s NASCAR empire for years but now is beset by a brain condition that is affecting his speech and cognitive ability.

Sports photo galleries

Maryland women return to the Final Four

The Terrapins are headed to the Final Four in Tampa following a 58-48 win over Tennessee.

Maryland women advance to the Elite Eight

Top-seeded Maryland women’s basketball team beat No. 4 seed Duke 65-55.

No. 4 South River cruises past No. 9 Arundel

Senior Dylan Mansur’s three goals help guide South River to a 6-2 win.

11 moments that crushed the NBA’s awful Eastern Conference

The trades, draft picks and missteps that have led to the Eastern Conference becoming the league’s longest-running punchline.

No. 7 Robinson storms past Chantilly, 7-4

Senior Chapman Jasien scored two goals in less than three minutes to guide the Rams to a victory over the Chargers.

Maryland women advance to round of 16 in NCAA tournament

Terrapins women advance with 85-70 win over the Princeton Tigers.

Alexis Phillips keeps Spalding afloat in 13-10 victory over Severna Park

Alexis Phillips and Emily Cooper combine for 11 goals in win

The best of March Madness

Close finishes, celebrations, upsets and defeats as the NCAA basketball tournament moves into the round of 16.

Maryland falls in NCAA tournament round of 32

Terrapins are eliminated from the tournament as they lose to West Virginia, 69-59.

Virginia eliminated from tournament with loss to Michigan State

Cavaliers’ shooting fails as they fall to the Spartans, 60-54.

Georgetown falls in NCAA tournament round of 32

The Hoyas lose to Utah, 75-64.

Maryland women defeat New Mexico State in NCAA tournament

Terrapins women move on to the NCAA second round with 75-57 defeat of the New Mexico State Aggies.

Sports videos

Heartache lingers for Jackie Robinson West Little League team

Heartache lingers for Jackie Robinson West Little League team

The 13 members of the 2014 Jackie Robinson West Little League team are still struggling with the heartbreak that came in February, when Little League Baseball stripped them of their U.S. title.
Final Four preview: Will anyone top Kentucky?

Final Four preview: Will anyone top Kentucky?

The NCAA tournament is down to the Final Four, as Wisconsin takes on Kentucky and Michigan State faces Duke. The Post's Mike Hume, Adam Kilgore and Gene Wang look at the matchups and offer their predictions.
Nationals embracing role as World Series favorites

Nationals embracing role as World Series favorites

The Washington Nationals enter the 2015 season carrying the burden of preseason favorites. With the addition of Max Scherzer to the starting rotation, they are embracing the role with hopes of making it deeper into the playoffs.
Nationals embrace big hopes

Nationals embrace big hopes

The Post’s Chelsea Janes hits on three areas of concern for the Nationals ahead of opening day.
U-Conn. coaches to honor Indiana travel ban

U-Conn. coaches to honor Indiana travel ban

U-Conn. men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie is staying away from Indianapolis ahead of the NCAA Final Four. Connecticut is banning official travel to Indiana due to the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Patriots owner Kraft called in Hernandez trial

Patriots owner Kraft called in Hernandez trial

Patriots owner Robert Kraft testified in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial, saying the former tight end told him that "he was not involved, that he was innocent."
Chantilly defeats Langley 10-6 in boys' lacrosse

Chantilly defeats Langley 10-6 in boys' lacrosse

Chantilly defeated Langley 10-6 on Monday in a boys' lacrosse match at Robinson.
Aaron Hernandez’s fiancée takes stand in murder trial

Aaron Hernandez’s fiancée takes stand in murder trial

The fiancée of Aaron Hernandez took the stand in the former NFL star's murder trial Friday, answering questions about finding a gun in their North Attleboro, Mass, home.
Nearly 3-year-old sets India archery record

Nearly 3-year-old sets India archery record

Just nine days before her third birthday, Dolly Shivani Cherukuri set a new national record as the youngest archer to score more than 200 points at targets over 16 feet away.
Before Rio Olympics, millions spent to clean bay

Before Rio Olympics, millions spent to clean bay

Ahead of the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro state governor Luiz Fernando Pezao has announced an additional $156 million will be used to clean up the polluted Guanabara Bay where several Olympic events will take place.