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NBA reporter Sekou Smith, who died of covid at 48, is remembered for his kindness
Warriors Coach Steve Kerr called the loss of Sekou Smith "crushing news" about someone who was "a part of the NBA family for a long time.”
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The Howard Bison’s hopes for a dream basketball season have turned into a nightmare
Not much has gone right for the Howard men's basketball program during the 2020-21 season.
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Brad Hand thrived with lower velocity in 2020. With the Nats, he wants to bring back the heat.
The reliever's fastball has slowed down in recent season. His success, however, has not.
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Pacers’ Caris LeVert has successful surgery to remove cancerous growth; team expects full recovery
LeVert's case of renal cell carcinoma was discovered during a routine physical after he was part of the trade package that sent James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets.
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John Wall gets the best of the Wizards in their first game on opposite sides
Wall, the Wizards’ former franchise point guard, scored 24 points in the Rockets’ 107-88 victory.
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Shorthanded Capitals edge the Islanders on Justin Schultz’s late goal
After Nicklas Backstrom and Lars Eller exit early, the Capitals improve to 4-0-3 with a 3-2 win over Barry Trotz and the Islanders.
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Does Matthew Stafford make sense for Washington? Here’s how the QB would fit.
The soon-to-be 33-year-old could help Washington's struggling offense improve enough to complement its defense.
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Ignore the losses: Matthew Stafford is a quarterback worth pursuing
Matthew Stafford is still an above-average starter with a big-time arm who could jump-start an NFL offense.
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NCAA tournament bracketology: Oklahoma State will probably make it despite its postseason ban
Without a final answer from the NCAA before mid-March, Oklahoma State will be eligible for the NCAA tournament.
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USA Swimming shrinks Olympic trials as safety precaution
Qualifying event for Tokyo Games will feature fewer than half as many swimmers as 2016.
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Curt Schilling rips voters, asks to be left off ballot next year after latest Hall of Fame denial
In a lengthy letter he said he sent to Hall of Fame officials, Schilling, who came up 16 votes shy of enshrinement Tuesday, described baseball writers as a "spineless cowards" who tried to destroy his character.
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With few spectators allowed, live-streaming has become a vital part of high school sports
As parents and fans watch from afar, live-streaming has become a necessity for high school sports programs in Northern Virginia.
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Florida official offers up his state should Tokyo decide to pass on Olympics
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis sent a letter to the IOC pushing for his state to get the Games if Tokyo bows out.
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The Kobe Bryant crash one year later: Lakers’ plans, the probe, Vanessa Bryant’s wishes
The Lakers plan no special remembrance. Fan artists have left murals all over Los Angeles.
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After Trump Bedminster was removed as host, 2022 PGA Championship to be played at Oklahoma course
Tulsa's Southern Hills will host the major tournament for the fifth time, following a decision by the PGA of America that followed the storming of the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob.
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Hall of Fame voters pitch a shutout as character questions muddle Cooperstown debate
Luminaries such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling found out they would have to wait at least another year to gain induction to the hall.
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Lil Shelton, who coached Severna Park field hockey to 20 state championships, dies at 90
No Maryland coach in any sport has won more titles, according to the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association record book.
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Maryland football staff faces more turnover with departure of wide receivers coach Joker Phillips
Coach Michael Locksley has two vacancies to fill on his coaching staff.
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For Maryland basketball, the point guard position has become a two-man job
Mark Turgeon has moved Eric Ayala off the ball at times, so Hakim Hart has stepped in and will continue to split time at the point guard position.
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Packers president says they’re ‘not idiots’ and Aaron Rodgers ‘will be back’
The Packers doubled down on their insistence that Aaron Rodgers will remain with the team. Rodgers said following Sunday’s loss in the NFC title game that his future with the team is “uncertain” and he needs to “take some time away.”
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A ‘happy kid’ at heart, Jakub Vrana is growing up with the Capitals
“I mean, my role, I want to be a leader,” Washington winger says. “I want to step up in the big moments.”
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Capitals unveil blue third jerseys, will wear them seven times this season
Washington will debut its new look on Tuesday against the Islanders.
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Shaq was loud wrong about Donovan Mitchell. His unselfishness makes the Jazz a title threat.
Shaquille O'Neal's awkward exchange with Donovan Mitchell inadvertently revealed the key to the Utah Jazz's success.
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For the 14th time, Super Bowl will be a rematch of a regular season game
If the first Chiefs-Bucs game is any indication, expect lots of points in the Super Bowl rematch.
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