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Katie Ledecky Breaks 400 Freestyle World Record
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Katie Ledecky Breaks 400 Freestyle World Record

Katie Ledecky lowered her own world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle to win the Pan Pacific championships title in 3 minutes, 58.37 seconds on Saturday. Ledecky was under world record pace for much of the race in an outdoor pool at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre... Read »

3 hours ago
Orozco Takes Lead at U.S. Gymnastics Championships

Orozco Takes Lead at U.S. Gymnastics Championships

Orozco took the lead at the U.S. championships on Friday night, displaying the consistency and occasional flair that... Read »

3 hours ago
WaPo Editorial Board Stops Use of

WaPo Editorial Board Stops Use of "Redskins"

The news-gathering side, however, will continue to do so. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Manziel Fined for Flipping Off 'Skins

Manziel Fined for Flipping Off 'Skins

Johnny Manziel will lose $12,000 for his obscene gesture during Monday's preseason game. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Foul Ball Practically Lands in Chris Rock's Lap at Yankees Game

Foul Ball Practically Lands in Chris Rock's Lap at Yankees Game

Chris Rock almost made the play of the day at Yankee Stadium. Instead, the comedian wound up with a nice prize —... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
No Mo'ne on Mound, Philly Loses to Chicago in LLWS

No Mo'ne on Mound, Philly Loses to Chicago in LLWS

Joshua Houston had a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning,... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Capital Games

Capital Games

Join us for some Capital Games as we cover the biggest personalities in D.C. sports. Read »

Aug 17, 2012
Redskins Showtime

Redskins Showtime

Get the latest on the Redskins in our special section. Read »

Aug 24, 2012
Nats Stretch Streak to 10 With 1-0 Win vs. D-Backs

Nats Stretch Streak to 10 With 1-0 Win vs. D-Backs

The Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
ESPN Predicts Redskins Will Finish 7-9, Last in Division

ESPN Predicts Redskins Will Finish 7-9, Last in Division

How will the Redskins fare during the 2014 season? Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Nats Keep Walking Off

Nats Keep Walking Off

The Nationals have won via walk-off in four of their past five games. Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Charges Filed Against Teens Who Entered Ray Allen's Home

Charges Filed Against Teens Who Entered Ray Allen's Home

The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office filed trespassing charges against the seven people who walked into... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Vegas Spoils Mo'ne's Night at Little League World Series, Beats Philly 8-1

Vegas Spoils Mo'ne's Night at Little League World Series, Beats Philly...

Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams,... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
#BelieveInDragons: Twitter Cheers Little League's Mo'ne Davis

#BelieveInDragons: Twitter Cheers Little League's Mo'ne Davis

Some hard-hitting Las Vegas batters may have gotten the better of Philadelphia's Taney Dragons at the Little League... Watch »

Aug 21, 2014
NFL Ref Avoided Redskins Games Because Of Name

NFL Ref Avoided Redskins Games Because Of Name

Mike Carey did not work another Redskins game after 2006 before retiring in 2014. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
How Star Little League Team Taney Dragons Got Their Start

How Star Little League Team Taney Dragons Got Their Start

One of the founding members of the Taney Youth Baseball Association shares the history of the league. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
UMd. to Offer Lifetime Scholarships to Student Athletes

UMd. to Offer Lifetime Scholarships to Student Athletes

The University of Maryland says it will begin offering lifetime scholarships to all of its college athletes. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Bank Forecloses on Dwyane Wade's Suburban Chicago Home

Bank Forecloses on Dwyane Wade's Suburban Chicago Home

Documents show payments not made on South Holland home owned by Wade and his ex-wife since November 2013. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Steve Ballmer on Tuesday left Microsoft's Board of Directors, citing new commitments as owner of the Los... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Little League Star Mo'ne Davis on Sports Illustrated

Little League Star Mo'ne Davis on Sports Illustrated

Mo'ne Davis, the 13-year-old girl who's become baseball's breakout star, has become the first Little League... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
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