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Lacrosse injuries mount as sport's popularity rises

Wed Jul 23, 2014

More than 170,000 teens around the country play lacrosse -- a lot of them, around here. And as their numbers rise, so too does the rate of injury. Full Story

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Former Redskins owner's granddaughter wants change

Wed Jul 23, 2014

A granddaughter of the man who named the NFL's Washington Redskins says the team should change its name. Full Story

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Broncos owner giving up control due to Alzheimer's

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Even as dementia began to rob him of some of his fondest memories over the past few years, Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen reported to work every day to oversee multimillion-dollar upgrades to the team's training facilities and roster. Full Story

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Stonestreet: Acceptance will grow for gay athletes

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Actor Eric Stonestreet predicts that one day, it's not going to take an act of courage for an openly gay person to play in the NFL. Full Story

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Best Sports Movies: Sweet 16

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Our Best Sports Movies of All Time bracket has been narrowed to the Sweet 16. Vote by 6 p.m. and check back every day to see if your favorites advanced.

Advance the slides to vote for each pair of movies pitted against one another. Full Story

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Hall of Famer Jim Brown sues over '64 title ring

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown is running out of time to retrieve his 1964 NFL championship ring and has sued a memorabilia dealer in New York. Full Story

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James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid

Tue Jul 22, 2014

After scoring the most goals of any player at the World Cup, Colombia forward James Rodriguez signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on Tuesday. Full Story

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Vote for the greatest sports movies of all time

Mon Jul 21, 2014

After combing through the history of sports movies, WTOP has narrowed the field to the top 64 in a March Madness-style bracket. Full Story

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US movie theaters to show Premier League games

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Movie theaters around the U.S. will show live English soccer games on their big screens on Saturday mornings. Full Story

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Obama unveils programs for young men's initiative

Mon Jul 21, 2014

President Barack Obama is announcing new commitments for his initiative aimed at helping boys and young men of color, called "My Brother's Keeper." Full Story

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Woods says Watson should pick him for Ryder Cup

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Even after his worst 72-hole finish in a major, Tiger Woods says he would pick himself for the Ryder Cup team. Full Story

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Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

Tue Jul 22, 2014

A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. Full Story

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Desmond lifts Nationals to 7-2 win over Rockies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Nationals turned their clubhouse into a postgame rave scene, complete with blaring music, fog machine and dancing lights. Full Story

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LeBron James begins tour of China

Tue Jul 22, 2014

LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy. Full Story

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Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay debts

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans if he persists in refusing to sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion. Full Story

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AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them. Full Story

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AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them. Full Story