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AP source: Nationals agree to sign All-Star closer Brad Hand

WASHINGTON (AP) — All-Star closer Brad Hand has agreed to a deal with the Washington Nationals, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated P...

Washington hires Martin Mayhew as general manager

Washington hired Martin Mayhew as general manager Friday, giving coach Ron Rivera a seasoned NFL executive to work with going into his second season. Mayhew joins Washington after f...

Washington goes from 'Why not us?' to 'Who's the QB?'

Ron Rivera and Washington embraced a “Why not us?” mentality in exceeding expectations to win the NFC East. After losing a close playoff game to Tom Brady and Tampa Bay, there's plen...

Brady outduels Heinicke, leads Buccaneers past Washington

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — New team, same swashbuckling playoff success for Tom Brady. Brady threw for 381 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers past Washington 31-23 i...

Smith out, Heinicke starts for Washington vs. Tampa Bay

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Alex Smith is not in uniform for Washington’s wild-card game against Tampa Bay, with Taylor Heinicke starting at quarterback on Saturday night against Tom Brady and the Buccaneers...

Brady vs. Young showdown highlights Buccaneers at Washington

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Running off the field after Washington clinched a spot in the playoffs, Chase Young couldn't contain his excitement about who's up next. “Tom Brady!” Young yelle...

Washington in playoffs after tumultuous, whirlwind months

One name change years in the making, two months of cancer treatments for the beloved new coach, three starting quarterbacks, four combined wins over rivals Dallas and Philadelphia, five months and cou...

Mr. Smith goes to Washington, takes another team to playoffs

If the Alex Smith story becomes a movie, Alex Smith doesn't want to see it. “Heck no,” he said, “I wouldn’t watch it.” Smith is living it and already documented the...

Chase Young-led defense won NFC East for Washington

Defense won the NFC East championship for Washington, even if much of the talk the day after clinching the division was about Philadelphia losing with a third-string quarterback. Coa...

Washington gets 2nd chance to win NFC East at Philadelphia

The last time Washington faced Philadelphia, the quarterbacks were Dwayne Haskins and Carson Wentz, and the Eagles were the team with playoff expectations. “It feels like five years ...

New final exam: Heinicke pauses school to QB for Washington

Taylor Heinicke had math, not football, on his mind this fall. Heinicke was back in school online at Old Dominion University, six years after he finished his college career as the sc...

'Game changer': Officials praise horse racing safety bill

Horse racing officials and industry activists are hailing the passage and signing of a safety and integrity bill that will standardize medication and doping rules in an effort to make the sport safer ...

Washington releases 2019 1st-round pick Dwayne Haskins

Washington released 2019 first-round pick Dwayne Haskins on Monday, less than 24 hours after he committed three turnovers in a loss to Carolina and in the aftermath of another violation of pandemic pr...

Washington cuts Haskins; Smith or Heinicke to play at Eagles

Washington released quarterback Dwayne Haskins on Monday, hours after coach Ron Rivera said either Alex Smith or Taylor Heinicke will start the regular-season finale with the NFC East at stake. ...

Samuel does best McCaffrey impression in Panthers' win

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — With Christian McCaffrey out again, the Carolina Panthers snapped their three-game losing streak thanks to a big performance from someone who wasn't on the radar for many fantasy ...