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Rose Zhang outlasts defending champion Gabriela Ruffels to win U.S. Women’s Amateur

Zhang overcomes an ailing wrist to beat Ruffels in 38 holes in the world’s oldest women’s golf championship.

Thanks to a stubborn tarp, a weird Nationals season gets even weirder

Hours after Mike Rizzo tries to project calm, Sunday’s game against the Orioles is suspended when the field isn’t covered properly.

After sixth straight loss, Wizards try to learn from their growing pains

With a 121-103 loss to the Thunder on Sunday, the Wizards are still looking for their first win in the bubble.

Christian Pulisic likely to miss start of Premier League season

Konrad de la Fuente, 19, becomes the first American to be in uniform for an official Barcelona first-team match.

PGA Championship updates: Dustin Johnson leads with a crowd on his tail for a prime-time final round

Updates from the final round of the PGA Championship, the first major of the year, played at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco.

Washington activates Reuben Foster off physically unable to perform list

Washington’s decision to acquire Foster in 2018 was met with sharp criticism because he had just been arrested twice on domestic violence charges.

Nationals’ bullpen collapses in the eighth inning as the Orioles rally to a 5-3 win

Sean Doolittle was dinged for two homers, and Daniel Hudson allowed a go-ahead three-run shot as Washington fell to 4-7.

Defending champion Gabriela Ruffels returns to the final at the U.S. Women’s Amateur

The senior at Southern California will face 17-year-old Rose Zhang in Sunday’s 36-hole showdown at Woodmont Country Club.

Tiger Woods sputters with his putter again, fades away at the PGA Championship

Another rough day on the greens left the 15-time major champion at 2 over par through 54 holes at TPC Harding Park.

Colorado State suspends football indefinitely following allegations of racism and verbal abuse

Days after allegations of negligent COVID-19 procedures, the school responded to reports of verbal abuse and racism.
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