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Charles E. Sutton

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COMMENTARY: Mayweather Is Still Money — For Now

Once again, the king of boxing was victorious. Catch him while you still can, though, because he surely can't do this much longer.

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COMMENTARY: Week One to (Finally) End RG3 Speculation

At last, we've reached the day of the Redskins-Eagles season opener. And unless you've been hiding under a rock somewhere, you know that Robert Griffin III is playing and Chip Kelly is coaching.

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COMMENTARY: NCAA Shows Its True Worth with Manziel Suspension

Over the past couple of years, I have boldly and consistently stated that the NCAA no longer has relevance. Now I have proof.

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COMMENTARY: Parents on Sports Sidelines Should Know Their Roles

As we approach the upcoming fall sports season, the sidelines will again be filled with supportive — and often vocal — parents.

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COMMENTARY: A-Rod's PED Scandal Won't Slow Yankees

For those of you who thought Alex Rodriguez's off-the-field struggles would divide and destroy the New York Yankees — get over it!

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The Week in Sports: Bolt, Jamaicans Dominate Sprints at World Championships

Jamaican track star Usain Bolt captured three gold medals Sunday at the 2013 world championships in Moscow, becoming the most successful athlete in the history of the world championships.

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RG3 Ready for Live Drills

Throughout the Redskins training camp this summer, quarterback Robert Griffin III has been asked to watch from the sideline whenever the action gets physical. On Wednesday, for first time during camp, Griffin will step up and actually face a full defense.

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The Week in Sports: Langhorne Leads Mystics over Sun

Crystal Langhorne scored 18 points to lead the Washington Mystics past the Connecticut Sun 74-63 at Verizon Center on Sunday.

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Torrential Downpours Give Redskins Needed Rest

As dark clouds rolled over the Richmond area on Saturday morning, spectators at the Washington Redskins' practice facility wondered whether the team would actually suit up that day. By the afternoon, heavy rain left no doubt that it wasn't happening.

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The Week in Sports: Del Potro Beats Isner to Win Citi Open

Juan Martin del Potro has grown accustomed to winning the Citi Open and beating John Isner. On Sunday at Rock Creek Park, he did both, prevailing over Isner 3-6, 6-1, 6-2.

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NFL Notes: Jets Have Few Options at Running Back

The Jets are facing a real predicament at running back.

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COMMENTARY: NFL's Riley Cooper Should Face Stiffer Penalty

For Riley Cooper and the Philadelphia Eagles, things will go from bad to worse. It's just a matter of time.

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NFL Digest

Washington’s starting left defensive end Jarvis Jenkins has been suspended for the first four games of the season because he has tested positive for a banned substance.

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The Week in Sports: Pujols Placed on Disabled List

Los Angeles Angels star Albert Pujols was placed on the disabled list Sunday with a tear in his left foot and could be out for the rest of the season.

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Redskins’ Training Camp Notes

Injury Bug Bites Keenan Robinson and Adam Carriker

Last season, the Redskins experienced some tough luck on the injury front.

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MLB Suspends Ryan Braun – Now What?

After accepting a season–ending suspension for violating the Major League Baseball drug policy after denying guilt for eighteen months, the Milwaukee Brewers embattled leftfielder faced an onslaught of national media to an extent not seen since the days of Barry Bonds.

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The Week in Sports: Limitations to be Placed on Beal at Team USA Camp

The USA Basketball camp opened Monday in Las Vegas.

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Tiger Woods Comes Up Short in British Open

Mickelson Captures Title

Tiger Woods would win the 2013 British Open.

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The Week in Sports: Wizards' Vesely Impresses in Summer League

The Washington Wizards dropped to 0-2 Sunday in summer league play in Las Vegas after an 82-69 loss to the New York Knicks. Jan Vesely had a strong performance for the Wizards, scoring 10 points and grabbing 10 rebounds in 28 minutes.

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Dwight Howard Can — and Must — Realize Potential in Houston

Dwight Howard has the opportunity to not only be the premier center in the league once again, but also to carry the Houston Rockets to the next level — if he plays up to his potential.

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Murray Ends Wimbledon Drought for Brits

Finally, the wait is over for Andy Murray and Great Britain.

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Sports Briefs: Mystics' Thibault Sets Career Wins Mark

Crystal Langhorne scored 12 points as the Washington Mystics held on to defeat the Seattle Storm 62-59 on Saturday at Verizon Center, giving head coach Mike Thibault a WNBA-record 212 career victories.

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Wiz Continue Youth Movement With Drafting of Georgetown's Porter

The Washington Wizards front office experienced some nervous moments Thursday prior to making its selection in the 2013 NBA Draft.

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Sports Briefs: Latta leads Mystics over Shock

Ivory Latta led the Washington Mystics with 15 points as the team posted their widest margin of victory in nearly three seasons in an 84-61 victory over the Tulsa Shock on Sunday at Verizon Center.

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NBA Gets Big Drama from Heat, Spurs

If you're a basketball fan, you had to love this year's NBA Finals. Then again, if you're a Spurs fan maybe you didn't like it so much. But if you're reasonably objective, you have to admit this Miami-San Antonio championship series is one of the best we've seen in a long time.

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Adrien 'The Problem' Broner Wins Split-Decision Against Malignaggi

Grudge Match Caps Solid Night of Boxing at Barclays Center

Adrien "The Problem" Broner defeated Paulie "The Magic Man" Malignaggi by split decision on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, winning the WBA welterweight title and capping a full card of championship boxing.

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Will We Ever Reach Consensus on a College Football Playoff?

As the college football spring season winds down, fans can't help but ask themselves the same question that's been surfacing for weeks: Will the Bowl Championship Series find consensus on the college football playoff?

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Jason Kidd retires from NBA after 19 seasons

Jason Kidd, a 10-time All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist, retired from the NBA on Monday after 19 seasons, ending a likely Hall of Fame career as one of the greatest point guards in league history.

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NBA Playoffs 2013: Miami Begins Championship Defense with Win

LeBron James had 27 points going 9-of-11 from the field, Ray Allen added 20 off the bench, and the Miami Heat led the entire way en route to defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 110-87 in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference first-round series Sunday night.

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Nationals Get Swept at Home by Braves

It's just the beginning of a long baseball season.

March Madness: Louisville Wins National Championship

Luke Hancock was five-for-five from the three-point range as he guided Louisville to its first...

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March Madness

Top 5 NCAA Duds this Weekend...

Fletcher Will Return

No one is particularly surprised that London Fletcher is returning for another season. On Wednesday,...

Flacco Signs Big Contract

Joe Flacco's Super Bowl victory earned him the richest contract for a quarterback in NFL...

Gonzaga Moves to No. 1

It's an unusual sports occurrence when doing so little can yield so much. Gonzaga moved...

Miami Heat Wins 14th Straight

Heat 99, Knicks 93...

Porter Receiving Major Praise

An Otto Porter Jr.-led Georgetown team snapped Syracuse's 38-game home winning streak at the Carrier...

This Weekend's Top Five Games

No. 5 Miami at No. 3 Duke...

Bar Raised for Nationals

A Sports Commentary:...

No. 1 Seeds Are Unclear

There's no doubt that the top-ranked Indiana Hoosiers deserve a No. 1 seed in this...

Peterson Stops Holt in 8th Round

Lamont Peterson entered the ring Friday night for the first time in 14 months and...

Te'o's Leadership in Question

Manti Te'o was duped by a supposed friend when it came to an online relationship....

NFL Combine Features 5 Local Products

This year's NFL Scouting Combine runs from Feb. 20-26, and will be held in Indianapolis,...

Crawford Dealt to Celtics

Jordan Crawford spent his last four games as a Washington Wizard on the bench watching...

Oladipo Leads No. 1 Indiana to Big Win

In spite of nursing a sprained left ankle, Victor Oladipo had an outstanding performance which...

The Top 5 Games to Watch this Weekend

No. 15 Georgetown at Cincinnati...

The Winds of Change Are Blowing

A Sports Commentary...

Big Ten Coaches Pave Way to Success

The Big Ten conference is clearly the best basketball league in the nation. Why, you...

Ravens Hold Off 49ers for Super Bowl Win

A power outage caused America's biggest sporting event to be placed on hold for more...