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Youth sports experience needs a do-over. Will the pandemic help bring about change?

Writer Linda Flanagan would like to see the focus shift from intense schedules and expensive leagues.
  • Sep 16, 2021

Washington Football Team is improving, but how far can the team go this season?

Terrific defense and better offense are promising, but WFT faces tough competition.
  • Sep 8, 2021

This NFL season, the coronavirus vaccine adds a new test of teamwork

Players refusing the vaccine could mean outbreaks and forfeits for their teams.
  • Sep 2, 2021

Who is the greatest male tennis player of all time?

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have won 20 major titles each. So which one comes out on top?
  • Aug 25, 2021

Nationals throw fans a curveball by trading big-name players

Scherzer, Turner and Schwarber are with new teams as the Nationals trade for a dozen young players.
  • Aug 12, 2021

How will the Tokyo Games be remembered?

It may be the lack of fans, moments of sportsmanship or a spotlight on mental health.
  • Aug 4, 2021

On your mark. Get set for Olympic track and field.

Allyson Felix, Noah Lyles and Gabby Thomas are some of the stars to watch in Tokyo.
  • Jul 29, 2021

Olympic magic moments will happen — even without the crowds

Tokyo will have no fans, but the athletes are what make the Games memorable.
  • Jul 21, 2021

Will sluggish Washington Nationals bounce back into contention?

The Nats staged a huge comeback in 2019, but everything went right for them that season.
  • Jul 15, 2021

New sports add thrills to Summer Olympics

Skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing are three of six sports you haven’t seen at the Summer Games.
  • Jul 7, 2021
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