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A day in the life of a D.C. athlete

What is it like to live like a professional athlete in Washington? We spent a day with D.C. United star Chris Pontius to find out.

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  • Northwest League

    North Division W L Pct. GB x-Tri-City (Padres) 4 2 .667 — Everett (Mariners) 3 3 .500 1 Spokane (Rangers) 2 4 .333 2 Vancouver (Blue Jays) 2 4 .333 2 South Division W L…

  • Arena Football League

    All Times EDT NATIONAL CONFERENCE West Division W L T Pct PF PA y-Arizona 13 4 0 .765 936 787 Las Vegas 5 11 1 .324 708 859 Los Angeles 4 13 0 .235 686…

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    LONDON (AP) — An investigation by British and German media outlets alleges that one-third of medals in track-and-field endurance races at the Olympics and world championships over a 10-year period were won by athletes who…

  • Pence home as Giants rally 9-7, ruin Hamels’ debut in Texas

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hunter Pence’s homecoming and San Francisco’s big bats trumped Cole Hamels’ debut in Texas. Pence had a game-tying RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning, three batters after Hamels…

  • Arizona League

    Central Division W L Pct. GB Brewers 5 1 .833 — Dodgers 3 2 .600 1½ Reds 3 2 .600 1½ Indians 2 3 .400 2½ x-White Sox 1 4 .200 3½ East Division W…

  • Arizona League

    Central Division W L Pct. GB Brewers 5 1 .833 — Dodgers 3 2 .600 1½ Reds 3 2 .600 1½ Indians 2 3 .400 2½ x-White Sox 1 4 .200 3½ East Division W…

  • Anderson goes 6-plus innings in Indians’ 5-1 loss to A’s

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cody Anderson pitched in front of family and friends for the first time. He enjoyed the experience despite coming out on the losing end. Anderson tossed 6 2/3 strong innings, but…

  • WHO and sailing body seek virus tests in Rio Olympic venues

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic waters, and the governing body of world sailing says it will start doing…

  • Giants win 9-7 in 11 innings to spoil Texas debut for Hamels

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cole Hamels understood not getting to finish the eighth inning of his debut with the Texas Rangers. Hamels, who threw a no-hitter in his final start for Philadelphia, walked off the…

  • AP Top Olympic News At 12:53 a.m. EDT

    More on line, more on mobile: advertising executive to IOC Japan to start from scratch on Tokyo Olympic stadium plan Japan leader announces redo for costly Tokyo Olympic stadium Putin’s spokesman, Olympic ice dancing champ…

  • More on line, more on mobile: advertising executive to IOC

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A leading advertising executive told the IOC on Sunday that the Olympic body needs to stay relevant with the younger generation and concentrate more of its content on the Internet…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 58 45 .563 — Baltimore 53 50 .515 5 Toronto 53 52 .505 6 Tampa Bay 51 54 .486 8 Boston 47 58 .448 12 Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 54 48 .529 — New York 54 50 .519 1 Atlanta 46 58 .442 9 Miami 42 62 .404 13 Philadelphia 41 64 .390 14½ Central Division W…

  • 49ers deal with loose sod in Levi’s Stadium on first day

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — It took less than 30 minutes into the San Francisco 49ers’ first training camp practice for the Levi’s Stadium sod to come up in pieces, also only a couple of…