Makarova, humidity topple Bouchard

(Eduardo Munoz / Reuters)

The heat gets to Eugenie Bouchard during a loss to Ekaterina Makarova; Serena Williams reaches her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year.

Sports photo galleries

2014 U.S. Open championships

Men’s and women’s tennis action at the year’s final Grand Slam event, the U.S. Open in New York.

Good Counsel blows past Wilson, 49-13

No. 12 Falcons open the season with a blowout win against the Tigers.

Patriot tops Forest Park, 55-49

No. 10 Pioneers open the season with a win against the Bruins in an overtime thriller.

Redskins vs. Buccaneers

Washington defeats Tampa Bay, 24-10, in the preseason finale.

Ledecky leads strong U.S. showing in Australia

The Bethesda, Md., swimmer and Team USA are off to a good start at the Pan Pacific Championships.

New high schools work to build football foundations

Rock Ridge and St. Charles open this fall, but both football practice is already well underway.

Redskins fall to the Ravens 23-17 in third preseason game

The contest is likely the starters’ final dress rehearsal for the regular season.

Nationals heat up in August

Using a mixture of routs and walk-offs, Washington builds an impressive winning streak at 10 games to match the franchise record.

Redskins vs. Browns

The Washington Redskins take on the Cleveland Browns at FedEx Field

The 26th man

Washington Nationals hopeful Tyler Moore’s major league dreams meet minor league reality.

Oscar Pistorius on trial

The Olympic athlete faces charges of premeditated murder in the Valentine’s Day 2013 shooting of his girlfriend.

Redskins manhandle Patriots in first preseason game

Washington led New England for the entire game in its 23-6 preseason win.

Sports videos

Gwynn Park hosts Suitland and Northwestern in 3 team scrimmage

Gwynn Park hosts Suitland and Northwestern in 3 team scrimmage

The Suitland Rams, Gwynn Park Yellow Jackets and Northwestern Wildcats participated in a final tune up before the start of the 2014 - 2015 Football season.
Eastern Michigan hopes new turf will bring victory

Eastern Michigan hopes new turf will bring victory

With only a dozen victories in the past five seasons, Eastern Michigan is hoping its new turf will change the culture of the team. The school is only one of two at the highest level of college football that will play its home games on a non-green surface.
Faith in football

Faith in football

Each Sunday during the school year, members of the Ole Miss football team and head coach Hugh Freeze attend an optional FCA worship service in the Manning Center.
Tony Stewart: 'This will affect my life forever'

Tony Stewart: 'This will affect my life forever'

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart spoke to the media Friday about a deadly accident that killed fellow driver Kevin Ward during a sprint-car race in New York three weeks ago.
Maryland enters Big Ten Network with a familiar voice

Maryland enters Big Ten Network with a familiar voice

Longtime Terrapins radio voice Johnny Holliday stars in the intro for Maryland's first appearance on the Big Ten Network as a conference member. Maryland faces James Madison Saturday at 3:30.
Shelly Sterling on Clippers sale, Stiviano’s ‘shady’ guests

Shelly Sterling on Clippers sale, Stiviano’s ‘shady’ guests

In an interview, Shelley Sterling discusses sale of the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, the impact of the controversy on her husband and the idea that V. Stiviano “baited” him into making racist remarks.
USC coach Sarkisian voices support for Josh Shaw

USC coach Sarkisian voices support for Josh Shaw

USC football coach Steve Sarkisian says he supports suspended player Josh Shaw. Shaw admitted he lied about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.
Stone Bridge, Chantilly face off in preseason scrimmage

Stone Bridge, Chantilly face off in preseason scrimmage

The Bulldogs succeeded in executing their single-wing offense against the Chargers' defense.
Chicago celebrates Little League champions

Chicago celebrates Little League champions

Thousands turned out to honor Chicago’s Little League champions on Wednesday. The team was welcomed by a parade and rally.
RGIII on the decline

RGIII on the decline

The Post discusses which NFL players are moving up and down on the fantasy football draft board.