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Fans celebrate with Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr., center, after an NCAA college football game against Michigan State, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, in Seattle.  (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear) **FILE**

Washington moves in to Top 25 as Penn State, Oregon rise

- Associated Press

Washington made its season debut in The Associated Press college football on Sunday at No. 18, and Penn State and Oregon moved into the top 15 after all three had decisive nonconference victories.

D.C. United forward Taxiarchis Fountas celebrates his second half goal against Orlando City during an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 31, 2022, in Washington. D.C. United won 2-1. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) **FILE**

Inter Miami wins, says D.C. United player used racial slur

Associated Press

Major League Soccer said it will look into a claim that D.C. United player Taxi Fountas used a racial slur against Inter Miami defender Damion Lowe during the second half of the team's match on Sunday night.

Matt Fitzpatrick of England, right, congratulates with Bob MacIntyre of Scotland, winner of the Italian Open golf tournament in Guidonia Montecelio, near Rome, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. The Italian Open took place on the Marco Simone course that will host the 2023 Ryder Cup. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

MacIntyre's Italian Open win boosts Ryder Cup resume

- Associated Press

The Scottish lefty beat U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick on the first hole of a playoff to win the Italian Open on the Marco Simone course outside Rome that will host next year's event against the United States.

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden meets with families of Whelan, Griner at White House

- Associated Press

President Joe Biden met Friday with family members of WNBA star Brittney Griner and another American detained in Russia, Paul Whelan, the first face-to-face encounter that the president has had with the relatives.

Washington Nationals first baseman Joey Meneses (45) taking a swing during the 4th inning in a game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park in Washington D.C., September 16, 2022. (Photo by All-Pro Reels)

Meneses hits inside-the-park homer, Nats beat Marlins 5-4

- Associated Press

Joey Meneses hit an inside-the-park home run, Ildemaro Vargas had a go-ahead double in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Friday night.

People queue near London Bridge to pay their respects to late Queen Elizabeth II during the Lying-in State, at Westminster Hall in London, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. The Queen will lie in state in Westminster Hall for four full days before her funeral on Monday Sept. 19. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Live updates: Japan emperor, empress head to UK for funeral

- Associated Press

TOKYO - Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako left for Britain on Saturday to attend Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral to pay respects to her and the British royal family who considered as a model for Japan’s monarchy in modern history.