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With a pair of pivotal series up next, Nationals rout Diamondbacks to salvage split

Jun 16, 2019 • 5:04 PM ET Sports The Washington Post  

Before the Phillies and Braves visit Nationals Park this week, Matt Adams’s two home runs and seven RBI paced a 15-5 …

Matt Adams has 2 HR, 7 RBIs as Nats pound D'backs 15-5

Jun 16, 2019 • 5:03 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

Matt Adams homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs, Anibal Sanchez got his 100th career victory, and the Washington Nationals beat the …

Capitals re-sign Carl Hagelin to $11M, 4-year deal

Jun 16, 2019 • 5:02 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - The Washington Capitals have signed winger Carl Hagelin to an $11 million, four-year deal. Hagelin counts $2.75 million against …

Vidal says fading Chile will show true face in Copa America

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:57 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

SAO PAULO (AP) - Defending Copa America champion Chile is happy to go into its opening match on Monday against Japan with its title hopes being …

David Ortiz's wife offers Father's Day tribute to Big Papi

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:56 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

BOSTON (AP) - The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has paid a special tribute to her husband as he continues to recover from a gunshot …

Donaldson stays hot as Braves overwhelm Phillies 15-1

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:54 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

ATLANTA (AP) - Josh Donaldson homered for the third straight game, Mike Foltynewicz allowed only one run in six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat …

DeJong tags Mets again, Cardinals win 4-3 with only 3 hits

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:48 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

NEW YORK (AP) - Paul DeJong tagged the Mets again, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning that sent the St. Louis Cardinals over New …

Pirates rally for 5-4 victory over Marlins

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:46 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

MIAMI (AP) - Josh Bell's go-ahead double in the seventh helped lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. The …

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki marries former NBA All-Star David Lee in Italy

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:43 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and ex-NBA player David Lee exchange vows at same Tuscany estate where Justin Verlander and Kate Upton married.       …

Rays survive 9th inning Angels' rally, win 6-5

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:35 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays dodged a scare from Mike Trout, and now they're headed to the Bronx for a most crucial division …

US Open: This dad spends Father's Day as his son's caddie at Pebble Beach

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:26 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

It's probably the best Father's Day gift ever. Golfer Chandler Eaton had his dad step in as his caddie for the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.   …

Bauer pitches 1st shutout as a pro, Indians beat Tigers 8-0

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:17 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

DETROIT (AP) - Trevor Bauer pitched his first shutout as a pro, ending the longest winless streak of his career as the Cleveland Indians beat the …

The Latest: US Amateur champ Hovland bids for low am at Open

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:15 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on final round of the U.S. Open (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Viktor Hovland is making a bid to follow up his …

Padres, Rockies game delayed by puddle in foul territory

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:05 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

DENVER (AP) - The game between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies was temporarily delayed by a puddle on a sunny afternoon at Coors Field. …

Fernando Alonso leads Toyota to 1-2 finish at 24 Hours Le Mans sports car race

Jun 16, 2019 • 4:01 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Fernando Alonso and his co-drivers Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima, who took the checkered flag, had luck on their side in securing the title.   …

Final round of US Open features marine layer and low scores

Jun 16, 2019 • 3:48 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Gary Woodland is seeking his first major championship in a U.S. Open that features unusually low scoring for Pebble …

For U.S. presidents, poker is a main event

Jun 16, 2019 • 3:32 PM ET Sports The Washington Post  

We are in the midst of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, with the world championship $10,000 buy-in Main Event beginning July 3, and in its 50th …

Garcia outlasts Vekic to win Nottingham Open

Jun 16, 2019 • 3:17 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) - Caroline Garcia of France defeated former champion Donna Vekic 2-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) to win her first title of the year at …

Secret to his success? Pelicans' David Griffin struck quickly with Anthony Davis trade

Jun 16, 2019 • 2:53 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Two months into job as executive VP for the Pelicans, David Griffin's Anthony Davis trade has set up the team for the present and the future.   …

With Edwin Encarnacion Trade, Yankees Double Down on Power

Jun 16, 2019 • 2:51 PM ET Sports The New York Times  

Starting pitching is the team’s most glaring need, but General Manager Brian Cashman chose to bolster the team’s already-potent lineup …