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Mercury crush Mystics with Delle Donne out

The Washington Mystics, playing without injured team leader Elena Delle Donne, fell to the Phoenix Mercury 91-68 Wednesday at Capital One Arena for their second straight loss and their first two-game losing streak since June. Published July 10, 2019

In this file picture taken with a long time exposure on March 12, 2017, Jannis Bednarzik performs during the German Breakdance Championships in Magdeburg, Germany. Getting hip to breakdancing's appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File)

A new spin on Olympic sports: Break dancing

The International Olympic Committee took steps last week to add Garcia's sport, break dancing, to the 2024 Paris Summer Games -- and the 20-year-old Miami dancer wants to represent America in France. Published July 4, 2019

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) drives around Orlando Magic center Khem Birch (24) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in Washington. The Wizards won 100-90. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Beal's community work honored by NBA peers

John Wall presented the NBA Cares award to Beal at the NBA Awards Show. The injured point guard won the award in the 2015-16 season. The Wizards are the first to have two winners. Published June 25, 2019

Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper looks to the field from the dugout during the third inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Slump takes some luster off Harper's D.C. return

Bryce Harper was back in Washington Wednesday, but the former Nationals star wasn't nearly the focus of attention he was earlier this season -- and with some reason: The slumping slugger seems to be on his way to becoming just another guy. Published June 19, 2019