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Giants' Ben McAdoo ponders something 'drastic,' but the problem might be Eli Manning

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A sluggish offense, an 0-2 start and a tough NFC road game in Philadelphia demand that someone do something now. But what?

Caps' Brett Connolly is competing for a top-six forward role

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Brett Connolly, while trying to solidify himself as an NHL regular, could also be a top-six forward for the Capitals this season.

John Riggins says the Redskins need to start Chris Thompson

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It’s hard not to be blown away by what Chris Thompson has done for the Redskins through two games. His average of 13.1 yards per touch is sixth best in the NFL. He’s one of seven players in the league with at least three rushing or…

Redskins’ run game success versus Rams could indicate a shift in scheme

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During Sunday’s 27-20 victory over the Rams, the Redskins’ offense was extremely productive, but in a manner that it typically hasn’t been under Jay Gruden. The Washington head coach’s offense is usually pass-heavy due to a lack of…

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Midwestern State football player dies of injuries suffered in a game, is the second college player to die this week

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A college football player died Tuesday of neck injuries he suffered while making what seemed to be a routine tackle during a game, becoming the second college player to die this week. Robert Grays, a sophomore cornerback for Midwestern…

‘The pressure is just really insane’: Youth tennis has a cheating problem

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Rising costs, parental pressure and a lack of umpires all contribute to a major issue for the sport at the youth level.

Bucs’ Gerald McCoy: Trent Williams is ‘some kind of mutant’ and ‘a freight train’

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Redskins offensive lineman Trent Williams would like to be remembered as one of the greatest left tackles to play the game, and if you listen to Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, the 29-year-old leader of Hogs 2.0 is well on his…

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'Always Bet on Black' ad for Floyd Mayweather's fight against Conor McGregor is banned

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What was okay for Floyd Mayweather and Wesley Snipes is not okay for an Irish bookmaker’s newspaper advertisement. England’s Advertising Standards Authority banned a Paddy Power ad for Mayweather’s bout with Conor McGregor that featured a…

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Santana Moss responds to RGIII's accusation of 'betrayal'

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Moss suggests Griffin has the talent to play in the NFL, but his past issues with coaches could be holding him back.

Fantasy football start/sit for Week 3: C.J. Anderson will come back down to earth

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Anderson is the second-best back in the NFL this season per Pro Football Focus.

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With record number of homers, MLB is in midst of a fundamental shift

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It seems just as likely, if not more so, that this is something other than a cycle, that this version of baseball is here to stay.

ESPN needs to worry about Fox News, not Fox Sports 1

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As the Jemele Hill saga proved, the right-wing news outlet is now paying attention to what goes on in Bristol.

From the NFL to the FBI? Former Bears CB Charles Tillman reportedly is in training

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Criminals and bad-deed doers might soon be learning something NFL offensive players long knew: Do not — repeat, do not — mess with Charles Tillman. Tillman, the former cornerback for the Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers, is training to…

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It looks like time is running out for Colin Kaepernick to play again

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If no NFL team has signed Colin Kaepernick yet, when will it happen?

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Turner breaks Nats' steals record, Zimmerman notches 100th RBI

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The story of the Nationals: When they are healthy, they are good. Trea Turner and Ryan Zimmerman are proving that point.

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Eight-year-old football players kneel during national anthem amid St. Louis protests

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Amid protesting in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white police officer accused of murdering a black man after a car chase, a youth football team decided to take a knee during a pregame rendition of the national anthem. The team’s coach…

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Max Scherzer’s seven strong innings lift Nats over Braves, 4-2

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The right-hander bounces back from last week’s poor outing against Atlanta and reaches 250 strikeouts for a fourth consecutive season.

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Bryce Harper progressing well from injury, seems likely to return by October

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ATLANTA — A man in a strange uniform — a dark green camouflage shirt, gray baseball pants and a navy hat with a red brim — hit on the field Tuesday afternoon at SunTrust Park, hours before his team’s game against the Atlanta Braves. He…

Daniel Murphy scratched from Nationals’ lineup Tuesday with left hamstring tightness

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ATLANTA — About a half-hour into batting practice Tuesday, Daniel Murphy popped out of the tunnel in the dugout, calling for the Nationals’ director of medical services, Harvey Sharman. “Can I talk to you for a minute?” asked Murphy, who…

Tuesday, Sep 19

Svrluga: Washington’s interminable infatuation with RGIII

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Santana Moss said on the radio that Griffin celebrated the firing of Mike Shanahan in 2013, Griffin tweeted a response and predictably the D.C. sports world went nuts.

Redskins’ Trent Williams: ‘I have an opportunity to be considered great’

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Now in his eighth year, the Pro Bowl left tackle says he’s learned from his mistakes, including two suspensions related to marijuana use.

Jay Gruden: You’re gonna get more fades, and you’re gonna like it

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Coaching narratives don’t always outlast an NFL offseason, but it turns out that eight months weren’t nearly enough for Jay Gruden to outrun critics of the fade. Many Redskins fans doubled over in rage and/or pain on Sunday when Washington…

Can the Nationals reignite their offense in Atlanta?

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The National League East has long been theirs, but the Washington Nationals could use one last powerful march through the division on their last road trip of the regular season. They begin a three-city Eastern swing in Atlanta on Tuesday…

Monday, Sep 18

Tiger Woods’s PGA Tour event in D.C. in jeopardy without a title sponsor

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Tour pulls out of deal with Congressional; foundation says it continues to seek new partner.

Strasburg gives Nats a second ace, and a tough hand to beat

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Since returning from disabled list, right-hander Stephen Strasburg has been dominant, and gives Washington a 1-2 punch at top of their rotation.

Redskins recap: Running game renaissance, injuries highlight win over Rams

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Jump to: Live stats | Updates and analysis | Injury report and inactives | Postgame reading The Post dives into Week 2 by breaking down the Redskins’ west coast clash with the Los Angeles Rams. Relive the pivotal points with our running…

Nationals’ Bryce Harper takes batting practice for the first time since injury

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Bryce Harper’s batting practice sessions are infrequent treats for the masses. They are extravagant shows in ferocity, power displays a handful of people on the planet are capable of staging. And they are rare because Harper usually opts…

Sunday, Sep 17

NFL Week 2: Kareem Hunt stars, Dak Prescott struggles, Tom Brady sets a record

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Updates all day long from the second week of the 2017 NFL season.

Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez ends in a split draw

LAS VEGAS — The fight was all but certain to be action-packed. And on that score, it did not disappoint. But it was also supposed to determine the best middleweight boxer in the world. And in that, it fell short. Gennady Golovkin retained…

Florida Gators’ Hail Mary added up to a victory — and saved the game for viewers

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The Southeastern Conference matchup between Tennessee and Florida was a rough game from the start, but the finish was downright stellar, thanks to a spectacular 63-yard, last-second Hail Mary courtesy of the Gators. FLORIDA OH MY!!! pic…

Corey Seager, Trea Turner near the head of a banner class of shortstops

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The game is experiencing another golden era, and the Nats and Dodgers each have a young stud who could turn into something great.

Saturday, Sep 16

With eye toward playoffs, Nationals’ second straight loss to Dodgers offers concern and comfort

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The lineup has struggled but the pitching staff has held up against a potential postseason foe.

Koda Glover has learned a hard lesson: ‘I’m definitely going to be smarter about my body’

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On professional baseball’s spectrum of pain tolerance and toughness, pushing too hard is a far more noble fault than not pushing at all. Players respect it. Those who sign the checks would much rather invest in someone willing to play…

College football TV schedule: Spotlight on Lamar Jackson and Louisville vs. Clemson

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All times Eastern. Saturday, Sept. 16 Time Game TV Noon Air Force at No. 7 Michigan Big Ten Network Noon No. 9 Oklahoma St. at Pittsburgh ESPN Noon No. 25 UCLA at Memphis ABC Noon U-Conn. at Virginia ESPN2 Noon Northern Illinois at…

In a potential playoff matchup, Nationals fall flat against Dodgers

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Washington manages four hits as Edwin Jackson gets shelled in a 7-0 loss.