Damascus avenges loss to Quince Orchard

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One of the smallest schools in the division below their Montgomery County rivals, Damascus played the big little brother to Quince Orchard. Full Story

Only '-kowskis' allowed to score

When the Raiders took on the Patriots in Foxborough on Sunday, only players with a last name ending in "-kowski" scored any points. Full Story

Another fatal tragedy on sprint track

Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmamn was killed Saturday during practice, less than 2 months after Tony Stewart hit and killed fellow driver in NY. Full Story

'South Park' tackles Redskins (Video)

The popular Comedy Central show, "South Park" took aim at the Redskins' name in an ad that aired during Sunday's Redskins-Eagles game. Full Story

Tough sledding with Wounded Warriors

Before NHL training camps kicked into full gear Friday, a group of Wounded Warriors played a different kind of hockey game. 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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Yankees claim OF Perez off waivers from Nationals

Yankees claim outfielder Eury Perez off waivers from Washington Nationals

Monday - 09/22/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Battered Redskins deal with short work week

The Redskins had a particularly bruising game at the wrong time. Not only were DeAngelo Hall (ruptured left Achilles) and Duke Ihenacho (broken left foot) lost for the season in Sunday's 37-34 defeat to the Philadelphia Eagles, but battered players such as Orakpo, Jason Hatcher and Shawn Lauvao have little time to recover because there's another game on Thursday.

Monday - 09/22/2014, 10:53pm EDT

Redskins lose Hall, Ihenacho for rest of season

Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall, safety Duke Ihenacho out for season with injuries

Monday - 09/22/2014, 06:44pm EDT

Owner: 'No misinformation' by Ravens on Rice

Owner: 'No misdirection, misinformation' by Ravens on Ray Rice domestic violence investigation

Updated 41 minutes, 50 seconds ago

Stults pitches streaking Padres past Rockies 1-0

Eric Stults avoids 18th loss, pitches Padres to 5th straight victory in 1-0 win over Rockies

Updated 20 minutes, 07 seconds ago

Jeff Samardzija pitches A's past Angels 8-4

Samardzija and A's keep hold of top AL wild-card spot, beating division champion Angels 8-4

Updated 41 minutes, 29 seconds ago

Bears hold on to beat Jets 27-19

Cutler throws 2 TD passes to Bennett, Bears hold on to beat Jets 27-19

Updated 41 minutes, 34 seconds ago

Owner: 'No misinformation' by Ravens on Rice

Owner: 'No misdirection, misinformation' by Ravens on Ray Rice domestic violence investigation

Updated 41 minutes, 50 seconds ago

Nebraska's Abdullah: Jameis Winston must grow up

Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, training partner of Winston, says Heisman winner needs to grow up

Updated 42 minutes, 01 seconds ago

NFL vetting process: There are no sure things

Cases involving Rice, Peterson show there are no sure things in NFL vetting process

Updated 42 minutes, 09 seconds ago

Sacramento Kings sign guard Ramon Sessions

Sacramento Kings sign free agent guard Ramon Sessions

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 12:00am EDT

United coach Ben Olsen gets contract extension

United coach Ben Olsen gets contract extension; team closing in on worst-to-first turnaround

Monday - 09/22/2014, 08:00pm EDT

LA Kings beat Coyotes 4-3 in preseason shootout

Marian Gaborik scores 2 in regulation, LA Kings beat Coyotes 4-3 in preseason shootout

Updated 30 minutes, 05 seconds ago

Concern over McIlroy, McDowell more about results

Captain concerns about McIlroy-McDowell partnership only about an average record

Updated 42 minutes, 03 seconds ago

Spain appoints Gala Leon as Davis Cup captain

Spain appoints former WTA player Gala Leon as Davis Cup team captain

Monday - 09/22/2014, 12:40pm EDT
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