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It’s a Russell Westbrook takeover for Wizards, who rally to beat Pelicans in OT

On a night when Bradley Beal failed to make a single three-pointer, Russell Westbrook put the Wizards on his shoulders to spark a third straight win.

Max Scherzer dominates for seven, Kyle Schwarber comes through in ninth to lift Nats

Max Scherzer throws seven scoreless innings before Kyle Schwarber makes his introduction to Nationals fans with a 463-foot bomb to win the game in the ninth.

Stone Bridge continues rolling, wins region title over Briar Woods, 49-7

The undefeated Bulldogs are headed back to the state semifinals after a comfortable win over Briar Woods.

Washington is keeping all options open with first-round pick — including a trade up or down

Rivera and GM Martin Mayhew side-stepped quarterback questions: “I won’t get into that for strategic reasons,” Mayhew said.

Asdrúbal Cabrera, a reminder of ways big and small to win a World Series, returns to Washington

The 35-year-old was recognized because he was the starting second baseman on Washington's World Series team.

Maryland basketball assistant DeAndre Haynes leaves program to join Marquette staff

Haynes, a Detroit native, spent two seasons with Mark Turgeon's staff and worked with the Terrapins’ guards.

How the NHL’s trade deadline shapes the East Division’s playoff race

The Boston Bruins, New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals all made moves with the Stanley Cup in mind.

Dox Aitken tried football at Villanova. The pandemic brought him back to Virginia lacrosse.

Midfielder Dox Aitken is with the Cavaliers again this season after spending time at Villanova where he planned to play football.

Can men’s college gymnastics be saved? Minnesota is trying, even on its way out.

The budget-driven elimination of men's gymnastics at Minnesota leave only 12 NCAA Division I teams nationwide, raising alarm about the pipeline for future Olympians.
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