| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:33 PM
WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper and Mike Trout have been linked for years, from the amount of hype attached to them as amateurs, to being called up to the big leagues for good on the same day in 2012, winning rookie-of-the-year awards that season and...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:11 PM
KEY MOMENT: Raul Ibanez's three-run triple in the eighth inning was the decisive blow, but it would not have been possible if not for Erick Aybar's clutch two-out, run-scoring hit to right field that pulled the Angels even, 1-1, and Chris Iannetta's...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Globe Life Park? Does that name tell you anything about what kind of park that might be?
No, because it is an advertisement for an insurance company. The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that they had sold naming rights to their stadium, which will now...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:07 PM
So, was that one small carry-on for a pope, one giant leap for Roman Catholics?
Heading off Monday for his first overseas trip, Pope Francis demonstrated the common touch we heard so much about when he was elected pontiff: He waited in line to board,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
WASHINGTON — About month and a half ago, Andre Ethier spoke to Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly and the hitting coaches about how he wasn't making solid contact with the ball.
In that meeting, the group set a modest goal for the then-slumping...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them.
| Sep 20, 2012
| 8:53 PM
By Bill Ladson / MLB.com | 9/20/2012 10:00 PM ET
WASHINGTON -- The Nationals are in the playoffs and they were able advance to the postseason on a great effort from left-hander Ross Detwiler, who pitched six solid innings in a 4-1 victory over the...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:17 PM
As yet, nobody's succeeded in bring Bruce Springsteen back to Hampton Coliseum. (It's been a few decades since he last rocked there.) On the positive side, Springsteen will return to Charlottesville on Oct. 23, promoters have announced.
Tickets go on...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 12:14 PM
The Washington Post
By Adam Kilgore, Published: September 30
ST. LOUIS — The Washington Nationals played 158 games for the opportunity they arrived at Sunday morning. The baseball season is a complex, twisted endeavor, and the Nationals had reduced...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Washington Nationals clinch NL East crown as D.C. celebrates its first first-place baseball team since 1933
His shirt already soaked through, Ryan Zimmerman grabbed a bottle of Dom Perignon 2002 and plodded forward on the squishy carpet of the Washington...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The playoff picture is finally clear for the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals now that the regular season is over. Thanks to Wednesday Night's 4-1 loss to Tampa Bay, the Orioles come up short in their bid to overtake the Yankees in the AL East...
| Oct 8, 2012
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Beltran hit the last two of St. Louis' four homers and the Cardinals chased an ineffective Jordan Zimmermann early in a 12-4 rout of the Washington Nationals on Monday night that tied their NL division series at one game apiece....