The Score by Fred Bowen

NHL marks 100 years out on the ice
The pro hockey league started with just four teams and no helmets.
What’s it take to be a high school athlete? Coaches reveal what they look for.
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2017; 4:39 PM)
Have sports become too much of a good thing?
(The Washington Post, November 29, 2017; 7:29 PM)
Will hurler and hitter Shohei Ohtani be a modern Babe Ruth?
(The Washington Post, November 22, 2017; 3:41 PM)
Do great players make great coaches?
(The Washington Post, November 15, 2017; 4:20 PM)
Like autumn leaves, pro football viewers are falling
(The Washington Post, November 8, 2017; 4:46 PM)
The Warriors look as strong as last year, but will the Cavs return to the NBA finals?
(The Washington Post, November 1, 2017; 3:47 PM)
World Series was a big hit from the beginning
(The Washington Post, October 25, 2017; 5:56 PM)
Men’s soccer loss is a big one for the United States
(The Washington Post, October 18, 2017; 5:49 PM)
Capitals have proved they can win, but will they ever win it all?
(The Washington Post, October 11, 2017; 8:20 PM)
Playoff predictions: Nationals look solid, but doubts linger
(The Washington Post, October 4, 2017; 4:53 PM)
NFL shows what it means to be a team
(The Washington Post, September 27, 2017; 4:52 PM)
Sportswriter Mike Lupica can thank his son for inspiration to write for kids
(The Washington Post, September 20, 2017; 4:08 PM)
One quarterback stumbles while another sits
(The Washington Post, September 13, 2017; 5:41 PM)
As football season kicks off, Washington is no shoo-in for the playoffs
(The Washington Post, September 6, 2017; 6:15 PM)
Journal-writing about your sport can help you laugh and learn
(The Washington Post, August 30, 2017; 5:00 PM)
Nationals bench players get the team through tough times
(The Washington Post, August 16, 2017; 4:20 PM)
Jordan Spieth is a terrific young golfer, but can he catch the Tiger?
(The Washington Post, August 9, 2017; 6:10 PM)
Should colleges let football players risk damaging their brains?
(The Washington Post, August 2, 2017; 6:43 PM)
Why do some athletes make millions? Because fans support them.
(The Washington Post, July 26, 2017; 6:13 PM)
Let kids be kids: We shouldn’t be ranking 9-year-olds in basketball
(The Washington Post, July 19, 2017; 8:09 PM)
Grading the Nationals: Looking good at the halfway point of the season
(The Washington Post, July 12, 2017; 5:42 PM)
Baseball fans elect true all-stars
(The Washington Post, July 5, 2017; 6:02 PM)
Tradition reigns at Wimbledon 140 years after the tennis tournament began
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2017; 6:18 PM)
If fans snooze, baseball loses. MLB needs to speed up longer-than-ever games.
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2017; 6:50 PM)
Golfer Phil Mickelson skips U.S. Open for seat at daughter’s graduation
(The Washington Post, June 14, 2017; 3:55 PM)
Aiming to be an Olympian? Long-shot goals may make you ignore small victories.
(The Washington Post, June 7, 2017; 5:10 PM)
Golden State-Cavaliers rematch is no surprise. But which team has the edge?
(The Washington Post, May 31, 2017; 4:39 PM)
Women calling play-by-play for NFL game is a long time coming
(The Washington Post, May 24, 2017; 6:00 PM)
Relievers aren’t usually baseball’s stars, but they play an important role
(The Washington Post, May 17, 2017; 6:06 PM)
Mystics have added talent, but will that multiply fans?
(The Washington Post, May 10, 2017; 5:08 PM)
Poet’s words ring true in sports: Best-laid plans often fall apart
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2017; 4:56 PM)
First NFL draft was all about sport, not spectacle
(The Washington Post, April 26, 2017; 6:50 PM)
Will the Capitals and Wizards stick around for a long run?
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2017; 4:30 PM)
Penalties against golfer show that rules aren’t always fair
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2017; 6:30 PM)
Nationals start the season with a few question marks
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2017; 4:32 PM)
Who’s got (better) game: College hoops or the pros?
(The Washington Post, March 29, 2017; 5:35 PM)
To talk baseball, you have to speak the language
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2017; 6:43 PM)
NCAA needs to make room for the little guys in March Madness
(The Washington Post, March 15, 2017; 5:39 PM)
Price of bats and sticks keeps some kids off the field
(The Washington Post, March 8, 2017; 5:49 PM)
Russell Westbrook is a triple-double threat
(The Washington Post, March 1, 2017; 4:03 PM)
Like a warm day in winter, each Capitals’ victory is worth savoring
(The Washington Post, February 22, 2017; 6:06 PM)
In its early years, NBA blocked black players
(The Washington Post, February 15, 2017; 8:03 PM)
Kenny Washington paved way for black players in NFL
(The Washington Post, February 8, 2017; 6:40 PM)
The spotlight is on Serena as she nears Grand Slam record
(The Washington Post, February 8, 2017; 6:35 PM)
Some Super Bowls have been stinkers. This won’t be one of them.
(The Washington Post, February 1, 2017; 4:46 PM)
Who deserves a shot at the NBA All-Star Game?
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2017; 6:18 PM)
Football fans feast on Super Bowl appetizers
(The Washington Post, January 18, 2017; 4:45 PM)
Should cheaters get into baseball’s Hall of Fame?
(The Washington Post, January 11, 2017; 6:13 PM)
Want to enjoy sports more this year? Your attitude may need a workout.
(The Washington Post, January 4, 2017; 5:39 PM)
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