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Strasburg had it down cold

At 6:53 p.m., there was no going back. As dark clouds whipped past Nationals Park and forecasts offered a 100 percent chance of rain, Stephen Strasburg threw his first warm-up pitch. Published September 6, 2011

Strasburg's workload for 2012 remains to be seen

As Stephen Strasburg's rebuilt right elbow continues to heal from Tommy John surgery, one question follows the pitcher. How many innings will he throw next season? Published September 5, 2011

Strasburg stellar in final tuneup

On a normal night, Stephen Strasburg flinging 99 mph fastballs would draw the attention of the most disinterested minor league stadium. Published September 1, 2011

Markus White

Making move to linebacker a big hurdle for White

Markus White remembers the fear. Not of the unexplained seizures that started shaking his body in seventh grade. But that they might separate him from football. Published August 21, 2011

Georgetown was involved in a brawl with the Bayi Rockets in an exhibition game in China on Thursday. Head coach John Thompson III had to pull his team from the court with 10 minutes to play. (Associated Press)

Brawl mars Georgetown exhibition in China

The goodwill tour of China by Georgetown's basketball team turned ugly Thursday, after an exhibition game with the Bayi Rockets ended with an on-court brawl. Published August 18, 2011

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg threw there scoreless innings and struck out five in his second rehab start for the Potomac Nationals. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Stephen Strasburg dazzles in second rehab start

To get to Stephen Strasburg, you had to pass through the baseball-and-Sharpie wielding mob clamoring outside the Potomac Nationals' clubhouse, four Prince William County police officers and one thick blue door. Published August 12, 2011

Former UVa. quarterback Marc Verica was released Wednesday by the Washington Redskins. (Associated Press)

Marc Verica put in the work, but chance never came with Redskins

No one chanted Marc Verica's name after practice at Redskins Park on Wednesday. There weren't No. 15 jerseys or glossy action photos of him in protective plastic sleeves to autograph. Even the quarterback's teammates seemed to forget the undrafted free agent from the University of Virginia was part of training camp. Published August 10, 2011

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Georgetown guard Jason Clark (21) acknowledges his team's tour of China will "be a huge cultural change."

Hoyas view China trip as time to grow

Surrounded by the familiar thump of basketballs inside McDonough Arena on Tuesday afternoon, Jason Clark couldn't believe what is coming for Georgetown's basketball team. Published August 9, 2011

Hoyas' Ayegba tears ACL in summer league game

Georgetown sophomore center Moses Ayegba tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a summer league game Thursday, the university announced. Published August 9, 2011

Strasburg flashes form for adoring fans in rehab start

They spilled into the aisles at Municipal Stadium, covered with sweat and No. 37 jerseys and hope. No seats remained, so they packed elbow-to-elbow. Then they saw him, and cellphones shot up for desperate pictures. Beer sloshed out of plastic cups. Necks craned. A paper tray of fried pickles balanced by an elderly woman nearly overturned. Published August 7, 2011