• Redskins linebacker Gabe Miller lost his helmet, but hangs onto the legs of tight end Ted Bolser during training camp practice on Monday in Richmond. Lined up 20 yards away, Miller's job was to do anything to stop Bolser from crossing the goal line in a physical day of practice. (Associated Press Photographs)

    GETTING PHYSICAL: Putting on the pads sets tone for day of hitting at Redskins practice

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    The Redskins donned full pads Monday for their fifth day of training camp, and, in contrast to four years under previous coach Mike Shanahan, current coach Jay Gruden permitted them to get particularly frisky.

  • Barry Bonds hitting 73 home runs in 2001 will never go away and we'll never forget, no matter how hard baseball wishes. Feats from the steroid era should not be erased from Hall of Fame consideration. (Associated Press)

    SNYDER: Steroid era feats still warrant Hall review

    By Deron Snyder - The Washington Times

    Voters don't want to honor steroid era stars with plagues in Cooperstown and the ability to write "HOF" alongside their autographs. But I see enshrinement more as acknowledging the obvious: They were the among the greatest players during a period when many used performance-enhancing drugs.

    Manchester United's Ashley Young leads the squad into their game Tuesday against Italian club Inter Milan at FedEx Field. (Associated Press)

    Manchester United out to regain its elite status

    By Paul St. Jean - The Washington Times

    Few teams in the Premier League can boast as rich a history as Manchester United. The English club holds a record 20 league titles as well as a record 11 FA Cups — an honor they share with Arsenal. But even the most outstanding teams have times of struggle, and the 2013 campaign was such a time for the Red Devils. Manchester United plays Italian club Inter Milan at FedEx Field on Tuesday.

    Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon catches the ball during a drill in practice at the team's NFL football training facility, Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Pierre Garcon misses portion of practice with hamstring injury

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    Garçon, the Redskins' leading receiver last season, left practice early on Monday after straining his hamstring - an injury that coach Jay Gruden said shouldn't cause him to miss much time, if any at all.

    FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2013 file photo, New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out in the second inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader at Yankee Stadium in New York. Bud Selig maintains Major League Baseball had no idea Alex Rodriguez received a medical exemption from the sport's drug administrator to use a testosterone-boosting substance in 2007, Tuesday, July 15, 2014.   (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

    LOVERRO: One birthday present A-Rod will never unwrap

    By Thom Loverro

    Alex Rodriguez got a birthday present Sunday on the day of his 39th birthday. The Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies took place in Cooperstown — another reminder for A-Rod of what he has lost.

    Francis Tiafoe, a 16-year-old with dreams of becoming No. 1 in the world, makes his ATP main draw debut Monday at the Citi Open. (Junior Tennis Champions Center)

    Francis Tiafoe makes ATP main draw debut close to home

    By Ben Raby - Special to The Washington Times

    Francis Tiafoe, 16 years old, will make his ATP main draw debut Monday at D.C.'s Citi Open from the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park, seven miles from his home in Riverdale Park, Maryland.

    Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (1) catches a ball on the opening day of Washington Redskins Training Camp at Bon Secours Training Center, Richmond, Va., Thursday, July 24, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    DeSean Jackson working on offensive cohesiveness with Redskins teammates

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    DeSean Jackson and Andre Roberts were discussing their roles in the Washington Redskins' offense one morning last week when they realized that not all of the team's receivers will end up pleased with the number of passes they'll be thrown.

    The Washington Times will begin offering unique, partnered content with the Redskins this season. (The washington times)

    Washington Times strikes content and marketing partnership with Redskins

    By The Washington Times

    The Washington Times and the Washington Redskins announced a unique partnership that will make the newspaper a content and marketing partner of the team.

     Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

    SEEING RED: Fister handcuffs slumping Cincinnati in Nationals’ victory

    By MARK SCHMETZER - Associated Press

    Doug Fister dominates again to win his fourth consecutive start as the Nats beat the Reds 4-2.

    National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux hold their plaques after an induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Frank Thomas, Joe Torre headline Hall of Fame class

    By John Kekis - Associated Press

    Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and managers Bobby Cox, Torre and La Russa were inducted into the baseball shrine Sunday, and all paid special tribute to their families before an adoring crowd of nearly 50,000.

    (Associated Press)

    Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

    By Jamey Keaton - Associated Press

    Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.

    Washington Nationals' Denard Span, right, is forced out at second by Cincinnati Reds second baseman Skip Schumaker, left, after a Anthony Rendon ground ball in the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

    Reds beat Nationals 1-0, end 7-game losing streak

    By Joe Kay - Associated Press

    Johnny Cueto fanned nine in seven innings on Saturday, and Brayan Pena singled through a drawn-in infield for the only run, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 1-0 victory over the Washington Nationals that ended a seven-game losing streak.

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