With the universal DH looming, Nationals pitchers have goals for their final at-bats

Max Scherzer thinks he could hit a triple. Patrick Corbin wants to homer and steal a base. Joe Ross has a lot of goals.

Anthony Mantha scores in debut as Capitals rout Flyers

Deadline acquisition added an assist in a 6-1 rout as Washington’s offense continued to click.

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A former Silicon Valley programmer reimagined the limits of fantasy baseball — and turned it into his career.
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USWNT keeps its unbeaten streak alive, cruising to a 2-0 victory over France

The Americans extended their undefeated run to 39 matches, their longest since a 43-game march between 2012 and 2014.

Washington signs Chilean tight end Sammis Reyes, a former college basketball player

The 25-year-old prospect has never played organized football, but he impressed Washington executive Marty Hurney at a recent pro day workout.
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Howard University, with a coach’s moxie and a superstar’s money, takes on golf

Sam Puryear has made a career building up young Black golfers. His next project: Howard University.

After a lost year, a sports bar hopes a new season brings it back to life

Across the country, sports bars have struggled to survive the twin gut punches of canceled sports and pandemic restrictions. Pickles Pub hopes a new season brings hope -- and some business.

Jamin Davis began last season off the NFL’s radar. In a few weeks, he could be a first-round pick.

Kentucky's Jamin Davis went from a 195-pound freshman to one of the top linebacker prospects in this year's NFL draft.
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Orioles split doubleheader with Mariners and earn first home win of 2021

Baltimore falls in eight innings in afternoon opener then capitalizes on Seattle miscues to win second game.
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Wizards continue to thrive against West’s best, snap Utah’s home winning streak at 24

Bradley Beal, supposedly on a minutes restriction, scores 34 points in 37 minutes and Russell Westbrook adds another triple-double to lead Washington to 125-121 win on the road over the team with the NBA's best record.

Nationals, finally becoming whole, end their skid with 5-2 win over Cardinals

The Nationals, with new additions Kyle Schwarber and Josh Bell playing key roles, snap their five-game losing streak by winning in St. Louis.

Most Nationals received vaccine in St. Louis, Dave Martinez says

Martinez was not sure if the Nationals had reached the 85 percent required to relax some of MLB's coronavirus protocols.

Twins, T-Wolves, Wild games postponed in wake of Daunte Wright shooting

The death of an unarmed Black man, said by police to have been the result of an officer mistakenly failing to use her taser, sparked protests and clashes with police.
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For the Nationals, Josh Bell and Kyle Schwarber can’t debut soon enough

Washington has been shut out in half of its six games to start the season. Now help is on the way.
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