• Analysis

The Cowboys are in rough shape, and more NFL Week 7 takeaways

The Dallas Cowboys could be facing some big decisions this offseason — and more takeaways from a wild Week 7 of the NFL season.
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NFL Week 8 power rankings: Unbeaten Steelers take over as the new No. 1

The Steelers, the NFL's last unbeaten team, become the third No. 1 team of the season, following the Chiefs and Seahawks.
(David J. Phillip/AP)
(David J. Phillip/AP)

Dodgers top Rays in Game 6, claim their first World Series title since 1988

The Dodgers’ tortuous, 32-year wait for another championship is over, as is the 2020 baseball season, bent and misshapen by a global pandemic.
  • Perspective

Kevin Cash pulled Blake Snell, the Rays’ hopes went south, and the humans reclaimed baseball’s soul

The Rays went by the numbers when Kevin Cash pulled Blake Snell. That was a mistake, and now the Dodgers are champions.

Landon Collins is out for season with torn Achilles’; Eric Reid declines practice-squad offer

Washington's Landon Collins suffered the injury during Sunday’s victory over Dallas, and Eric Reid declined a chance to join the practice squad.
  • Perspective

If the Supreme Court tosses Obamacare, football players will feel the loss

As an increasingly conservative Supreme Court again takes up the Affordable Care Act, athletes should be concerned.

The author of ‘Astroball’ reconsiders the Astros and the dark side of ruthless efficiency

Reiter’s reconsideration of the Astros comes as other writers — together with fans, executives and players — are also thinking about what the Astros’ scandal meant to baseball.
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(The Washington Post)
(The Washington Post)

Pass routes are science. Running them is an art.

Taking what's drawn up and implementing it on the field requires an 'open' mind.
  • 5 days ago

Ex-Washington cheerleaders shaken by lewd videos: ‘I don’t think they viewed us as people’

NFL team agrees to lawyers' demand for "forensic investigation" into video files.

The World Series has framed my life. After 44 straight, I’m sitting this one out.

From Carlton Fisk to the Nats, Thomas M. Boswell covered 252 straight World Series games. Now, during a global pandemic, the streak ends.
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Veteran Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner left the clinching World Series game after the seventh inning because of a positive test before later returning to hoist the championship trophy.
The World Series is underway in Texas.
  • Analysis
After seven games, the most important lesson is that this team doesn’t know who its franchise quarterback is, although cornerstone defenders have emerged.
Jairus Hamilton, a 6-foot-8 junior, averaged 9.5 points and 4.3 rebounds as a starter last season at Boston College.
"I'm thankful," the wide receiver tweeted. "I can't stop crying."
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