Yangervis Solarte homers from both sides of plate, Jays beat Nationals

TORONTO — Yangervis Solarte homered from both sides of the plate, Devon Travis also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 on Friday night, their fifth straight home victory. Washington has lost five of seven on the road. Justin Smoak broke a 3-3 tie with a sacrifice fly in the seventh […]

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Russians overlook weak soccer team, see national glory in World Cup tournament

MOSCOW — The World Cup, the soccer world’s massive monthlong party, kicks off in Moscow this week, but not even the most enthusiastic Russian soccer fan believes the country’s woeful national team has a realistic hope of lifting the winner’s golden trophy in the 32-nation event, which runs Thursday through July 15. Whether a poor […]

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Caps, Stanley Cup make Nationals Park appearance

Capitals captain and playoff MVP Alexander Ovechkin emerged out of Washington Nationals first-base dugout a few minutes before noon Saturday, but he wasn’t carrying a baseball glove belonging to Max Scherzer or even one of Bryce Harper’s bats. It was something much more important to D.C. sports fans – the 34.5 pound, 35.25-inch tall Stanley […]

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Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 4 for third NBA title in four years

Stephen Curry scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added 20 and a triple-double and the Warriors stamped themselves a dynasty after winning their second straight NBA title and third in four years Friday night, 108-85 over the Cleveland Cavaliers to complete a sweep and perhaps drive LeBron James from his home again to chase championships. Overcoming […]

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LeBron James Debuts Hand Brace After NBA Finals Loss: Fans Joke He Finally Got A ‘Supporting Cast’

After The Cleveland Cavaliers lost the NBA finals, LeBron James revealed a hand injury by wearing a brace to a press conference. Fans immediately started joking that this was his first real ‘supporting cast.’ After the Cleveland Cavaliers lost the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors on June 8, LeBron James, 33, revealed that […]

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Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of NBA Finals

Kevin Durant scored a playoff career-high 43 points, including a long clinching 3-pointer, Stephen Curry ended a nightmarish night with five straight to give Golden State the lead for good, and the Warriors took a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals with a 110-102 victory over Cleveland. Curry shot just 3 for 16 but he made a […]

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Jay Gruden gives Trey Quinn, draft’s ‘Mr. Irrelevant,’ new nickname: ‘Silent Assassin’

ASHBURN — As other players walked off the field following Wednesday’s OTAs, Washington Redskins wide receiver Trey Quinn made his way to a ball cannon for extra reps, accompanied by tight end Vernon Davis and receiver Maurice Harris. Quinn, who led the NCAA in receptions last season with SMU, was selected by the Redskins with the 256th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The last pick […]

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