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With sponsors making vague threats and pulling merchandise, the Minnesota Vikings reversed course with Adrian Peterson. Is this a sign of impending widespread change across the league? Full Story

The Redskins' budding QB controversy

Good news on RG3's ankle Monday ensured the Redskins a season-long quarterback controversy between him and Kirk Cousins. Full Story

Bryan Cranston: Breaking Baseball

Actor Bryan Cranston, of "Breaking Bad" fame, produced a six-minute mockumentary of a fake one-man show about the MLB postseason. Full Story

Beltway clinch: Nats, O's win divisions

Thanks to strong seasons and weak competition, the Nats and O's became the first teams in baseball to clinch their division titles. Full Story

Cousins, 'Skins rebound in Week 2

WTOP's Rob Woodfork takes stock of Kirk Cousins' successful debut and looks around the NFL at the surprises through two weeks. Full Story

Photo Galleries

  • In our first DMV Game of the Week, Gonzaga College High School took on Centreville High School in a match-up of top-ranked programs.
  • The WTOP staff predicts the national champion, the playoff field, sleepers and the most overrated teams.
  • Jose Canseco is one of the most entertaining athletes to follow on Twitter. We sample some of his greatest work.
  • The Washington Redskins Training Camp is underway in Richmond, Virginia.
  • The inaugural DC FootGolf Open took place at LakeRidge Golf Course in Woodbridge, Virginia on Saturday, July 19.
  • The Brompton U.S. Championship bike race took place on Sunday, July 13 at RFK Stadium.
  • The Washington Kastles kick off their home season as they take aim at their fifth World Team Tennis title in eight years.
  • As the world's biggest sporting event gets underway, see photos from people around the world watching the 2014 World Cup.
  • Red Bull Global Rallycross made its D.C. debut, bringing motorsports back to the District for the first time in 12 years.
  • The WTOP staff shares their picks for a champion, how well the U.S. will fare, and dark horses at the 2014 World Cup.
  • Little League is marking its 75th anniversary.
  • Actor and Redskins fan Matthew McConaughey visits with Robert Griffin III.
  • The songs that help motivate the Washington Nationals players before they bat.
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Fan heckling Harper in Atlanta ejected by umpire

Umpire Tim Welke heard a foul-mouthed fan heckling Bryce Harper and decided it was time for the man to go.

Updated 44 minutes, 39 seconds ago

Different feel this time for Redskins' Cousins

With RG3 hurt, Redskins QB Cousins getting best chance yet to prove he's starting material

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 05:38pm EDT

Redskins WR Jackson expects to play vs Eagles

Redskins WR DeSean Jackson expects to play vs Eagles: 'I don't plan on missing this game'

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 04:14pm EDT

Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

When one NFL player's football career was cut short because he needed a kidney transplant, his older brother, whose organ was good match, quit the Ravens and donated his kidney to his 31-year-old brother.

Updated 47 minutes, 00 seconds ago

Blue Jays thumped by Orioles again, 6-1

The Toronto Blue Jays staggered out of Camden Yards, their playoff chances whittled down to a mere mathematical possibility after a spirit-crushing sweep at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles.

Updated 43 minutes, 35 seconds ago

Fan heckling Harper in Atlanta ejected by umpire

Umpire Tim Welke heard a foul-mouthed fan heckling Bryce Harper and decided it was time for the man to go.

Updated 44 minutes, 39 seconds ago

Cardinals quick to deactivate Dwyer after arrest

Cardinals quickly deactivate running back Jonathan Dwyer after arrest

Updated 07 minutes, 26 seconds ago

Vikings reconsider, put Peterson on paid leave

As NFL domestic violence trouble persists, Vikings reconsider and put Peterson on paid leave

Updated 43 minutes, 50 seconds ago

Cooper-Hargreaves duel in Alabama-Florida clash

WR Cooper squares off against CB Hargreaves when Florida, No. 3 Alabama clash in SEC showdown

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 05:06am EDT

Clemson-Florida State headlines Week 4 in ACC

Winston's status hangs over Clemson-FSU, Hokies' defense tries to regroup in Week 4 in ACC

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:50am EDT

Dance workout puts moves on women's self-esteem

Women's only workout led by ex-Miami Heat dancer puts moves on fitness, self-esteem

Updated 07 minutes, 13 seconds ago

MLS fines DC United, coach Ben Olsen

MLS fines DC United, coach Ben Olsen for actions in game against Red Bulls

Monday - 09/15/2014, 05:30pm EDT

Wild goalie Harding has broken foot

Wild goalie Josh Harding out indefinitely with broken foot, with training camp approaching

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Tallent, Norton reach US Senior Amateur final

Patrick Tallent, Bryan Norton advance to US Senior Amateur final

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 12:10am EDT

Kirilenko rallies to make Korea Open quarterfinals

Maria Kirilenko beats Klara Koukalova to reach quarterfinals of Korea Open

Updated 06 minutes, 43 seconds ago
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