• Perspective

Pittsburgh’s misshapen schedule has offered Washington a lucky break — and a chance

Can Washington beat the undefeated Steelers? Who knows. But it’s gotten enough breaks to at least compete with Pittsburgh next week.
  • Analysis

NFL Week 13 power rankings: Steelers still No. 1 after Wednesday win

The Steelers held off the Ravens in a game delayed three times to remain ahead of the Chiefs and Saints at the top of the list.
(Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)
(Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)

John Wall gave the Wizards their last great memory. Then it all fell apart.

The point guard’s trade to the Houston Rockets seems both premature and overdue. It also defines bittersweet.
  • Perspective

Wall never let down Southeast D.C. even if the basketball was frustrating

John Wall should’ve been remembered someday as a gift, a treasure for the Wizards and D.C.

Sarah Fuller made history. Her parents understand why her moment matters.

Sarah Fuller became the first woman to appear in a Power Five football game. The moment was not lost on her parents.

After a quiet freshman season, Hakim Hart is starting to make some noise for Maryland

Maryland Coach Mark Turgeon called Hakim Hart’s outing against Mount St. Mary’s the “best game that he’s played.”

Chris Armas emerges as the front-runner for D.C. United coaching job

The former New York Red Bulls coach leads a pack that has included MLS assistants and international candidates.
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(Cody Duty/For The Washington Post)
(Cody Duty/For The Washington Post)

Deion Sanders is inspiring hope at Jackson State. But what happened at Prime Prep?

Students at Deion Sanders’s shuttered Dallas charter school saw their academic and athletic careers derailed after the school unraveled.

As thousands of athletes get coronavirus tests, nurses wonder: What about us?

Sports were a distraction for California nurse Jane Sandoval. Now they're a reminder of the country's virus-testing divide.

Sports has a Gen Z problem. The pandemic may accelerate it.

Executives and experts say playing sports leads directly to fandom, but many young people are spending more time than ever online.
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