The Score by Fred Bowen

For U.S. women’s soccer team, no unsung heroes
The team struggles offensively but makes the World Cup final on the strength of its defense
Long baseball season provides plenty of lessons
(The Washington Post, June 25, 2015; 7:34 AM)
For Father’s Day, let’s remember the sports dads. Some were also pros.
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2015; 7:45 PM)
Hoops action isn’t just Cavs and Warriors. Check out the WNBA.
(The Washington Post, June 10, 2015; 7:04 PM)
As women’s World Cup kicks off, U.S. team should remember 1999
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2015; 6:44 PM)
Harper may measure up with some big names in baseball
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2015; 8:22 PM)
Who’s your favorite team? Perhaps it’s the one you play on.
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 6:25 PM)
Tom Brady is a Super Bowl champ, but he’s no hero
(The Washington Post, May 13, 2015; 6:35 PM)
Capitals succeed by ‘going through the battle’
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2015; 6:17 PM)
NFL draft gets a lot of air time and hot air
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2015; 5:56 PM)
D.C. pumped for postseason play. But can the Wizards and Capitals move on?
(The Washington Post, April 22, 2015; 6:05 PM)
Youth sports should offer equal time for all players — until high school
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2015; 2:45 PM)
Tiger returns to the Masters, but keep your eyes on a pack of young golfers
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2015; 6:26 PM)
On paper, Nationals look like playoff material. But can they stay healthy?
(The Washington Post, April 1, 2015; 6:00 PM)
Who’s left to cheer for in the NCAA hoops tournaments?
(The Washington Post, March 25, 2015; 4:45 PM)
Some dogs like to jump into NCAA basketball pool
(The Washington Post, March 18, 2015; 5:43 PM)
Are the Wizards in it for the long haul?
(The Washington Post, March 11, 2015; 4:41 PM)
Adults want kids to play more. A new study looks at how to make it happen.
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2015; 6:59 PM)
Eyeing middle schoolers for college sports? It’s way too soon.
(The Washington Post, February 26, 2015; 12:08 PM)
Cheating doesn’t pay as Little League takes back trophy from Chicago team
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2015; 5:21 PM)
A few surprises at NBA’s midseason mark
(The Washington Post, February 12, 2015; 10:13 AM)
Sports have taken Sasha DiGiulian to new heights
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2015; 6:16 PM)
This year’s Super Bowl is all about pressure
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2015; 8:01 PM)
Scherzer makes Nats a pitching powerhouse
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2015; 6:41 PM)
‘Student-athlete’ has real meaning in the Ivy League
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2015; 11:12 AM)
Football fans: Get ready for the year’s best
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2015; 5:31 PM)
Hockey’s Winter Classic could inspire more sports fun
(The Washington Post, December 31, 2014; 4:39 PM)
Sports lessons learned in 2014
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2014; 5:52 PM)
Hoops great Chamberlain gets stamp of approval
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2014; 4:53 PM)
Griffin is latest example of Washington’s impatience
(The Washington Post, December 3, 2014; 6:09 PM)
Pro football on TV is more ads than action
(The Washington Post, November 26, 2014; 4:19 PM)
Who’s the greatest: Jordan or James?
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2014; 10:34 PM)
When it comes to sports seasons, less is more
(The Washington Post, November 12, 2014; 6:00 PM)
It’s report card time in the NFL
(The Washington Post, November 5, 2014; 6:47 PM)
D.C. United went from worst to first
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2014; 12:43 AM)
Can the Wizards step it up this season?
(The Washington Post, October 22, 2014; 6:49 PM)
Are the Capitals cursed? Nah.
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2014; 7:23 AM)
Disappointment is common for sports fans and athletes
(The Washington Post, October 9, 2014; 9:59 AM)
In the playoffs, every game counts
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2014; 5:24 PM)
Will Big 10 be a big challenge for Maryland?
(The Washington Post, September 24, 2014; 7:01 PM)
Who will be the Nats’ man on the mound?
(The Washington Post, September 17, 2014; 6:06 PM)
Keep an eye on quarterbacks old and new
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2014; 4:50 PM)
Taking a realistic look at the Redskins
(The Washington Post, September 3, 2014; 7:01 PM)
Sports resolutions for the new school year
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2014; 5:17 PM)
Baseball and football aren’t only summer pro sports
(The Washington Post, August 13, 2014; 6:13 PM)
Nationals face crucial series with Braves
(The Washington Post, August 6, 2014; 7:03 PM)
Should women’s sports get more TV time?
(The Washington Post, July 30, 2014; 7:11 PM)
Lots of NBA action off the court
(The Washington Post, July 23, 2014; 6:02 PM)
Pitchers get best marks on Nats’ report card
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2014; 4:56 PM)
Chasing geese is an 8-year-old dog’s favorite sport
(The Washington Post, July 9, 2014; 4:36 PM)
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