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Nationals get an offseason win: N.Y. appeals court upholds $100 million MASN award

The latest decision in a years-long TV rights dispute between Nationals, Orioles is expected to be appealed.

A flag football league provides Maryland high school players their competitive fix

In Anne Arundel County, as football players wait until the spring for a potential season, this flag football league gives them a chance to compete on Friday nights

For these team managers, taking the football field for a single play provided a lasting memory

High school football managers sometimes produce the most memorable moments of the season when they get a chance to suit up and go in the game.

Brett Favre and President Trump discuss keeping sports separate from politics

"How should the leagues support and promote an anti-racism position without becoming political and alienating fans?” Favre asked Trump during a town hall held at the White House.

Nationals bring back utility player Josh Harrison, pitching coach Kevin Long

Josh Harrison returns on a one-year deal worth $1 million plus incentives. Kevin Long, fired earlier this month, is also back.

Giants vs. Eagles live updates: The NFC East’s woes come to primetime

Daniel Jones and the New York Giants take on Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday Night Football. Follow along for live updates during the game.

Dodgers have talent, tradition and a fat payroll. Rays have ... one of those — and a chance.

The quirks of this strange baseball postseason have gifted the Tampa Bay Rays favorable pitching matchups that could be key to knocking off the favored Los Angeles Dodgers.

Which NFL stadiums are allowing fans to attend games?

Most NFL teams started the season in empty stadiums. Here’s a rundown of where things stand now for each team.

Ron Rivera knows his decisions look ‘a little inconsistent,’ but he’ll stick with his gut

The Washington coach was told by the legendary John Madden years ago that, when it came to tough calls, a football coach has to rely on his gut. Rivera has kept that advice close.

For this high-scoring but unheralded basketball prospect, losing an AAU season was crushing

Cesar Chavez guard Moe Johnson averaged 30.7 points per game last winter and now just needs college coaches to notice.

NFL moves Raiders off Sunday Night Football because of coronavirus issues

The Raiders-Buccaneers game now is to be played Sunday afternoon, while the Seahawks-Cardinals game moves to Sunday night.

Joe Buck says flyover comments he and Troy Aikman made were leaked, not a hot-mic mishap

Fox Sports' top broadcasting duo was, Buck said, merely parroting comments by crew members as they loosened up for the Packers-Buccaneers game.

With Yannick Ngakoue trade, Ravens get exactly what they need to keep pace with Chiefs

The Ravens' acquisition of Yannick Ngakuoe fills one of their few needs and gives them a player perfectly suited to help them overcome the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Washington-Dallas rivalry endures, even in the strangest of years

One of the NFL's most storied rivalries continues on during a pandemic, with a new name and as both teams seek to finish first in a terrible division.
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