Ex-Olympic gymnastics coach dies by suicide hours after being charged with human trafficking, sex crimes

Coach of 2012 gold medal-winning team worked closely with disgraced team doctor Larry Nassar.

Shhh: No cheering or shouting at Tokyo Olympic torch relay. But clapping allowed.

Spectators are told to curb their enthusiasm — and ideally, watch online — as the flame passes through Japan.
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Golf faces a future without its irreplaceable face

Tiger Woods must overcome his injuries, which will surely be difficult. Golf’s task could be harder still.

As PGA Tour players forge ahead in Florida, Tiger Woods casts a long shadow from California

As Woods starts an arduous recovery from his car crash injuries, his fellow pros have him in their thoughts at the next tour stop.

The Wizards’ ‘Wolfman’ is coming out of the dark

Backup point guard Raul Neto is averaging career highs in minutes and points for the Wizards. Thursday, he helped fuel Washington to its sixth win in the past seven games.

Nats want Kyle Schwarber to get ‘squatty’ at the plate and return to his slugging ways

The Nationals' new left fielder met with hitting coach Kevin Long in January. The result was a return to old, better habits.

Ex-Washington Football Team employees pressure NFL to make harassment probe public

A letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell is part of a campaign to ramp up pressure on the league and hold team owner Daniel Snyder accountable for what they describe as a “sexually hostile work environment.”
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A rare disease, a covid diagnosis, a painful decision: The death of basketball coach Lew Hill

Texas Rio Grande Valley coach Lew Hill had fought off covid-19 but was also suffering from a rare illness. He decided to coach one more time, and died the next day.

How break dancing made the leap from ’80s pop culture to the Olympic stage

Becoming an official sport at the Paris 2024 Games required overcoming resistance from inside and out.

In Texas, a former big league pitcher needs an oxygen machine to live. That requires power.

Without power, Micah Bowie’s oxygen machine can’t keep him breathing. Neighbors are bringing gasoline to power his generator.
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After changing the way we analyze basketball, Ken Pomeroy turns to curling

Ken Pomeroy has curling metrics now. You could say he's leaving no stone unturned.

Alex Avila has experience catching Max Scherzer and Patrick Corbin. And it shows.

Alex Avila, the Nats' 34-year-old backup catcher, has caught ace Max Scherzer more than any other veteran.

Carter Kieboom, unbothered by the spotlight, is confident he can keep his third base job

Kieboom, a former top prospect, is confident that his early struggles will help in the long run. He’s just aware, too, that every opportunity has a limit.

Virginia, suddenly reeling, drops its third straight, this time at home to N.C. State

The Cavaliers fall at John Paul Jones Arena for the first time this season and move further behind Florida State atop the ACC.
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