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Redskins vs. Cowboys

Washington takes on Dallas at FedEx Field.

Eleanor Roosevelt knocks off Good Counsel in OT

Freshman Aisha McCalla drops 27 points as the shorthanded Raiders escape in the Title IX Classic.

No. 4 National Christian routs No. 13 South Lakes, 72-53

Christian Matthews drops 28 points to lead Eagles to comfortable win.

Strength of a nation

With a swagger at the plate and a work ethic in the weight room, Wilmer Difo is the symbol of the Nationals’ Dominican renaissance.

No. 4 O’Connell cruises past No. 12 Riverdale Baptist, 65-50

Knights move to 9-0 after convincing win at DMV Tipoff Classic.

Redskins stun Eagles

Washington upsets Philadelphia, 27-24, at FedEx Field in the final meeting this season between the NFC East rivals.

Clarksburg pulls off late rally to beat Gaithersburg 56-52

Austin Duffy and the Coyotes overcome a 12-point deficit to top Montgomery County 4A West rival Gaithersburg.

W.T. Woodson downs Robinson 74-56

Matt Ayoub’s 15 points helped lead the Cavaliers to a victory.

NFL: Week 15, Redskins fall to Giants

Washington drops to 3-11 after a 24-13 loss to the New York Giants.

Navy beats Army

Midshipmen extend win streak against Black Knights, 17-10, to give Coach Niumatalolo milestone victory.

Ocean Lakes outlasts Centreville in overtime to win Virginia 6A state championship

Ten-yard touchdown run in overtime by Jaason Lewis gives Dolphins their first state title.

L.C. Bird defeats Tuscarora, 22-19, in Virginia 5A title game

Skyhawks storm back from 13-point deficit to repeat as champions, hand Huskies only loss of season.

Sports videos

Missed tackles galore as Cowboys shred the Redskins' secondary in 44-17 blowout

Missed tackles galore as Cowboys shred the Redskins' secondary in 44-17 blowout

The Redskins get blown out in their final game of the season by the Cowboys 44-17. The Washington Post's Gene Wang and Scott Allen breakdown the loss and discuss who should stay and who should go before next season.
Redskins to play for pride against the Cowboys

Redskins to play for pride against the Cowboys

With the playoffs again out of their reach, the Redskins are looking to end their season on a positive note with a win against the Cowboys, who have already clinched a spot in the postseason.
Michael Sam on other gay men in the NFL

Michael Sam on other gay men in the NFL

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Michael Sam discusses conversations he had with other gay players in the NFL about his choice to come out. The interview is airing on Dec. 27 along with a 90 minute documentary about Sam.
Jayson Werth surprises children of fallen servicemembers

Jayson Werth surprises children of fallen servicemembers

Nationals player Jayson Werth surprised Michael and Alex McIlvaine who thought they were just getting a tour of the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy.
Magruder holds off Gaithersburg, 74-69

Magruder holds off Gaithersburg, 74-69

Colonels senior Joe Hugley scored 28 points in the 74-69 win against the rival Trojans.
Prepping Nats’ stadium for NHL Winter Classic

Prepping Nats’ stadium for NHL Winter Classic

The Washington Capitals are scheduled to take on the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Stadium on New Year's Day.
Jameis Winston cleared of misconduct

Jameis Winston cleared of misconduct

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Lightning injures NFL fans after Tampa Bay game

Lightning injures NFL fans after Tampa Bay game

Lightning struck a car in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium after their game with Green Bay on Sunday, injuring at least seven people, officials and witnesses said.
Knights outlast Crusaders 65-50

Knights outlast Crusaders 65-50

No. 4 O'Connell improves to 8-0 on the season with their strong victory over No. 12 Riverdale Baptist.
Redskins defeat Eagles with key plays in the final seconds

Redskins defeat Eagles with key plays in the final seconds

The Redskins didn't play a perfect game, but came up with enough plays to beat the Eagles and put a wrinkle in their playoff plans.