Fans are shut out of Nationals Park for now, but that could change

The Nationals submitted a proposal that is similar to what local or state officials have approved for other teams.

Spring training ‘mercy rule,’ explained: MLB teams take advantage of ‘rolling the inning’

At the start of spring training this year, innings can end after a pitcher has thrown 20 pitches but before he’s recorded three outs.

How will Washington’s remade front office operate? These NFL examples offer clues.

How does a collaborative NFL front office like Washington’s make decisions? Trust, humility and avoiding groupthink.
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Ron Rivera talks a lot about culture. No one embodied it more than Alex Smith.

Alex Smith has said his return was a problem for the team’s new coach, Ron Rivera. But in coming back from his horrific injury, all Smith did was exemplify the culture Rivera sought to create.
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NCAA tournament bracketology: Gonzaga is the top seed, but is Michigan or Baylor No. 2?

There’s a case to be made for either team, and both are firm No. 1 seeds.
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Cleveland knew of Mickey Callaway complaints, report says, contradicting team president

New reporting suggested Cleveland's front office knew of complaints about pitching coach Mickey Callaway, contradicting the team president's statement that he was unaware of any allegations against Callaway before the initial report came out.

Surging Capitals prepare for Bruins as Zdeno Chara returns to Boston

"It was really nice to see them after long time and be a dad for one day again," Zdeno Chara said of seeing his family for the first time in nearly nine weeks.
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‘Baseball Bugs’ at 75: How a Looney Tunes classic left its mark on America’s pastime

The sassy rabbit single-handedly took down a team of baseball bullies in a Looney Tunes masterpiece that gave the world the Bugs Bunny change-up.
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Tiger Woods’s triumphant third act was just beginning. What will his next act bring?

A transcendent golfer occupies our headspace like no other athlete, thanks to the unadorned intimacy and longevity afforded by the sport. That role for Woods is now in question.

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.
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D.C. United is close to reacquiring Argentina’s Lucas Rodríguez

The midfielder had six goals and three assists in 2019 while on loan from Estudiantes.
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Colgate’s top-10 NET ranking does not compute

Colgate is the No. 2 seed in the Patriot League tournament but is ranked in the top 10 of the NCAA's NET rating. How does that work?

Virginia snaps three-game skid, sends out seniors with win over Miami

No. 21 Cavaliers hold injury-depleted Hurricanes to 21 second-half points in 62-51 victory.

D.C. United to acquire Venezuelan forward Jovanny Bolívar

The under-20 national team player is expected to join the MLS club on a one-year loan.

Alex Smith expected to be released by Washington Football Team in coming days

The expected departure would end the 36-year-old quarterback’s remarkable comeback with the team after one season.
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