Nelson Cruz greeted reliever Jacob Turner with a go-ahead, three-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Thursday to stop a five-game losing streak.
The No. 22 pick in the 2016 draft never got a true diagnosis on the discomfort that kept him out of all but two games his rookie season.
Lonzo Ball really, really wants to be drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Nationals manager is heading to his son’s graduation, then rejoining the team when it hits the West Coast.
D’oh! Homer Simpson — yes, that one — will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame to honor the 25th anniversary of “The Simpsons” episode “Homer at Bat.”
Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot was held out of the voluntary portions of OTAs this week because of soreness related to a car accident.
The Indianapolis Colts trading a first-round pick to the Cleveland Browns for running back Trent Richardson will go down as one of the worst trades in NFL history. The Browns announced Wednesday they’ve hired the GM they fleeced in the deal.
Cousins, speaking with reporters following the team’s first OTA session open to the media, said that the July 15 deadline will be “telling.”
Washington came within one game of the Eastern Conference finals without arguably the NBA’s second-best player. With him, the Wizards might have reached the NBA Finals and perhaps won.
If Ross is capable of staying in the rotation, Washington can throw all assets at fixing its league-worst bullpen.
Redskins tight end Vernon Davis let out a “wooooo” as he was asked about the NFL changing its stance on celebrations. Players like Davis can now use the ball as a prop, coordinate group celebrations and celebrate on the ground.
Asked if Matt Jones was skipping OTAs because he was unhappy with his role, Jay Gruden said he wasn’t sure. “That’s a good question, something Matt Jones will have to answer,” Gruden said.
The NFL also made significant rule changes besides expanding celebrations on Tuesday, and that was news apparently to Redskins coach Jay Gruden.
Anthony Rendon hit a three-run homer for his eighth of the season, Tanner Roark allowed a run over seven innings and the Washington Nationals defeated the Seattle Mariners 5-1 on Wednesday night.
Tiger Woods said he had fusion surgery on his back because he could no longer tolerate the pain, and that he wants to get back on the PGA Tour.