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Philadelphia Eagles' Jason Peters, right, and Washington Redskins' Chris Baker, left, tussle after a fourth-quarter play as line judge Darryll Lewis tries to break it up during an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. Both players were ejected. Philadelphia won 37-34. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Daily News, David Maialetti)

LOVERRO: Redskins, Eagles ready for more after Thrilla in Phila

- The Washington Times

Sunday’s 37-34 Eagles win over the Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field was everything you would want in an NFC East rivalry game. Frustration, exhilaration, desperation, retribution, confrontations, altercations, ejections — all of it adding up to one of the more hard-fought games between these two division rivals in recent years.

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) looks back as Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Nate Allen (29) chases after him on a scoring reception during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

DeSean Jackson plays his role in anticipated return to Philly

- The Washington Times

Like the week leading to the game, Sunday’s bitter fight between the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins became in large part about Jackson. His speed, injury, the fans’ reaction and the still-murky story behind Jackson’s release from the Eagles in the offseason forced him to be the headline.

Washington Redskins' Kirk Cousins passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Kirk Cousins posts big numbers in Redskins’ loss to Eagles

- The Washington Times

Not since Donovan McNabb in 2010 had a quarterback thrown for more than 400 yards; in fact, Cousins’ 427-yard output was the fourth-highest in a regular-season game in team history, behind Brad Johnson’s 471 yards in 1999, Mark Rypien’s 442 yards in 1991 and Doug Williams’ 430 yards in 1988.

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch dives in for the game-winning touchdown in overtime of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks defeated the Broncos 26-20. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

NFL roundup: Seahawks survive after Broncos rally to force OT

Associated Press

Seattle (2-1) blew a 17-3 fourth-quarter lead, watching Denver tie the game at 20 on Peyton Manning’s 26-yard touchdown pass to Jacob Tamme with 18 seconds left in regulation and his 2-point conversion pass to Demaryius Thomas.

Driver Joey Logano sits in his car before qualifying at NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, in Loudon, N.H., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)

Joey Logano wins at New Hampshire as Chase continues

- Associated Press

Logano and Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski have both advanced to the next round. Four drivers will be eliminated drivers after every third race, and a win guarantees a driver an automatic berth into the next round. The first cutoff race is next week at Dover International Speedway.

Washington Capitals' defenseman Mike Green (52) celebrates his goal with defenseman Dmitry Orlov (81), of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

Mike Green unsure of future with Capitals, but ready to get comfortable again

- The Washington Times

General manager Brian MacLellan, appointed to the post in May when the contract of George McPhee wasn’t renewed, made no promises that Green would last in Washington. When asked if he could see Green remaining with the team past the upcoming season, MacLellan said he “would assume so,” because Green’s “a good player.

Washington Redskins' DeAngelo Hall is helped off the field after an injury during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Redskins notes: DeAngelo Hall may have torn Achilles tendon

- The Washington Times

Hall, one of the Redskins’ starting cornerbacks, left the game with 10:36 to play in the third quarter while dropping back to cover Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. He appeared to get the leg caught in the grass and did not put any weight on the leg when he was helped to the sideline and then to the locker room.

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Chinese tennis player Li Na wipes her tears during a press conference to announce  her retirement in Beijing, China, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. The two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.  (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Retiring Li Na has "no regrets" about retiring

Associated Press

Two days after announcing the end of her momentous tennis career in an open letter to friends and fans, Li Na entered her farewell news conference with the appearance of somebody who had been crying.

Brigham Young running back Jamaal Williams (21) carries the ball as Virginia linebacker Henry Coley (44) defends in the second half during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Despite offensive outburst, Virginia falls at BYU

- Associated Press

The Cavaliers led in nearly every key statistical category for four quarters, but Taysom Hill and the 21st-ranked Cougars came from behind for a 41-33 victory Saturday.

Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo, center, looks on as players walk off the field after Navy's touchdown attempt on fourth down went out of bounds in the final moments of an NCAA college football game against Rutgers in Annapolis, Md., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Rutgers won 31-24. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Rutgers outruns Navy, snapping Mids' home winning streak

- Associated Press

Navy trailed by 14 points in the fourth quarter but pulled to within a touchdown on a 14-yard pass from Reynolds to Brendan Dudeck with 5:26 left. The Midshipmen got down to the 6 in the final minute, but could not convert.

Katie Ledecky of the U.S. smiles after she set a new world record in her women's 1500m freestyle final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Ledecky won the race setting a new world record of 15 minutes, 28.36 seconds.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Katie Ledecky repeats as USA Swimming athlete of year

Associated Press

Ledecky, of Bethesda, Maryland, had five world-record swims over a two-month stretch this summer, capped with world records in the 400 and 1,500 freestyles on consecutive nights in Australia at the Pan Pacific meet.

Leicester's Leonardo Ulloa, center, celebrates after scoring a penalty during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Manchester United at King Power Stadium, in Leicester, England, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.  (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Man United implodes in 5-3 loss to Leicester

Associated Press

Manchester United surrendered a two-goal lead to lose 5-3 to Leicester in a wild Premier League game on Sunday, with the promoted side scoring four times in 20 minutes to cap its thrilling comeback.

Baseball Capsules

- Associated Press

Vance Worley pitched eight sparkling innings, Russell Martin hit a late RBI single and the Pittsburgh Pirates trapped a runner in the ninth to edge Milwaukee 1-0 Sunday, extending their wild-card lead over the Brewers.

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Andrew Cashner throws against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)

Cashner, Padres beat Giants 3-2

- Associated Press

The San Francisco Giants probably are looking forward to leaving Petco Park, even though their next stop is Dodger Stadium.

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) reacts after being hit in the left arm by a pitch from Milwaukee Brewers starter Matt Garza as umpire Marty Foster, right, calls time out before ejecting Garza during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. It was the second time in the game that Garza hit McCutchen with a pitch. Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, looks on. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pirates fall to Brewers 1-0 as race tightens

- Associated Press

Andrew McCutchen wore a bandage over his aching left forearm, the bruise the result of his latest run-in with an opponent's fastball.

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Weaver helps Angels to 8-5 win over Rangers

- Associated Press

Jered Weaver has one more start in the way before the real fun begins, and he's been waiting almost five years to get another chance for a World Series ring.

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Andrew Cashner drops a bunt down against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in San Diego. Cashner was safe on the play. The Padres won 3-2.(AP Photo/Don Boomer)

Cashner brilliant in Padres' 3-2 win vs Giants

- Associated Press

Andrew Cashner had pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning, yet punched the outside of his glove as he got to the dugout steps after manager Bud Black pulled him.

Wright-Phillips nets hat trick; NY beats Seattle

Associated Press

Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his third hat trick of the season to help the New York Red Bulls beat the Seattle Sounders 4-1 in Major League Soccer on Saturday night.