Jacob Emert

Washington, D.C.

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Jacob Emert worked for The Washington Post's Sports desk. He left The Post in March 2016.
Latest from Jacob Emert

Notre Dame Coach Mike Brey limps into Elite Eight showdown

Even coaches have to battle through injury in March.

March 27, 2016

Man throws bottles toward Rays dugout during alleged protest of Cuba trip

A Tampa Bay player said "it was a Cuba thing."

March 26, 2016

Buddy Hield credits Kobe Bryant for offensive explosion in Elite Eight

No matter the cause, Oregon had its hands full.

March 26, 2016

Cavaliers’ J.R. Smith sued for $2.5 million over alleged nightclub incident

No charges were filed against Smith after a two-month investigation by police.

March 26, 2016

NBA report says refs missed 14 calls at end of Wizards’ 2OT loss to Minnesota

Nine went against the Wizards, including two no-calls on John Wall at the end of regulation.

March 26, 2016

Coach K apologizes for lying in postgame news conference

"I reacted incorrectly to a reporter's question," Coach K said.

March 26, 2016

Baseball season preview: Spalding starts strong; players, games, teams to watch

The Cavaliers are off to an 8-0 start with several impressive wins already under their belt. Meanwhile, defending Virginia 6A champ Madison leads the preseason Top 10 rankings.

March 23, 2016

Zach Buck doesn’t miss twice as Broad Run baseball pounds Briar Woods in tournament final

The junior catcher breaks open a tie game with a fifth-inning double as the Spartans drop the Falcons in a clash of Ashburn rivals at the Titan-Bulldog Spring Break Classic.

March 22, 2016

New Orleans Pelicans shut down Anthony Davis for remainder of season

The 6-foot-10 star could also miss the Rio Olympics this summer.

March 20, 2016