Sports

  • Giants, Reds square off in decisive Game 5

    10/11/12 4:38 PM

    The San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds are squaring off in a decisive Game 5 Thursday afternoon, with a spot in the National League Championship Series on the line.

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  • ESPN commentator Beano Cook dies

    10/11/12 1:48 PM

    The folksy ESPN college football commentator Carroll "Beano" Cook, who had been a staple of the network's college football coverage for more than two decades, has died.

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  • 26 testify against Lance Armstrong in doping case

    10/11/12 8:15 AM

    The world's most famous cyclist said he wanted to see the hard evidence that he was a doper. The agency gave him that: About 200 pages filled with vivid details.

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  • A historic day for D.C. area baseball fans

    10/10/12 5:37 PM

    It was a historic day for D.C. area baseball fans, with the Nationals playing their first playoff game in 79 years. But it was also a tough day for commuters.

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  • Legendary NFL player, actor Karras dies

    10/10/12 11:28 AM

    Alex Karras, the rugged lineman who anchored the Detroit Lions' defense in the 1960s, then went on to an acting career in which he starred in the sitcom "Webster" and famously punched a horse in the 1974 comedy "Blazing Saddles," died Wednesday.

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  • Daytime Nationals game frustrates fans

    10/10/12 5:23 AM

    The excitement of D.C.'s first home postseason game since the Senators lost the decisive Game 5 of the 1933 World Series has been tempered somewhat by two factors - the time the game is starting and the TV station it's on.

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  • Redskins release kicker Cundiff

    10/9/12 5:59 PM

    The Washington Redskins have released struggling kicker Billy Cundiff and replaced him with free agent Kai Forbath.

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  • Cardinals jump all over Nats in Game 2 rout

    10/9/12 1:01 PM

    The first ever playoff game at Nationals Park is coming Wednesday and it will be a crucial one. In Game 2 on Monday, St. Louis hitters battered Washington pitchers all day en route to a 12-4 victory to tie their NLDS 1-1.

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  • O's rookie outpitches Yankees veteran in Game 2 win

    10/9/12 9:06 AM

    Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte may be baseball's all-time leader in playoff wins, but he found himself outdueled by Orioles rookie Wie-Yin Chen in a 3-2 Baltimore victory. The win sends the series back to New York tied at 1-1.

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