WASHINGTON | Wizards’ John Wall needs Achilles surgery; out another year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Already done for this season after one operation, Washington Wizards point guard John…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Lucky 7: Djokovic routs Nadal for record 7th Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 27, 2019—Novak Djokovic was so good, so relentless, so flawless, that Rafael Nadal never…

MELBOURNE, Australia | ‘Amazing’ Djokovic tops Nadal for record 7th Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia —Jan 27, 2019—Novak Djokovic was so good, so relentless, so pretty much perfect, that…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Djokovic overwhelms Nadal for 7th Australian Open title

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 27, 2019—Novak Djokovic has won his record seventh Australian Open championship and a third…

MELBOURNE, AustraliaNaomi Osaka wins Australian Open for 2nd major, top ranking

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 26, 2019—So close to victory, Naomi Osaka suddenly was letting the Australian Open final…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Kvitova thrilled to be in Slam final, 2 years after attack

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 26, 2019—Petra Kvitova really wanted to be the Australian Open champion. Of course she…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Osaka wins Australian Open for 2nd Slam title, No. 1 ranking

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 26, 2019—So close to victory, Naomi Osaka suddenly was letting the Australian Open final…

MELBOURNE, Australia | No. 1 Djokovic to face No. 2 Nadal for Australian Open title

MELBOURNE, Australia —Jan 25, 2019—Novak Djokovic was about as perfect as can be in his semifinal…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Djokovic dominates Pouille; Nadal next at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia —Jan 25, 2019— With every loud squeak of his blue-hued shoes, Novak Djokovic put…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Nadal breaks, beats Tsitsipas for 5th Australian Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 24, 2019—Rafael Nadal needed all of 11 minutes in his Australian Open semifinal to…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Osaka vs. Kvitova for Australian Open title, No. 1 ranking

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 24, 2019—Naomi Osaka never made it past the fourth round at any of the…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Osaka beats Pliskova; faces Kvitova in Australian Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia —Jan 24, 2019— Naomi Osaka never made it past the fourth round at any…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Nadal into 30th Slam semifinal; ends Tiafoe’s Melbourne run

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 22, 2019—Rafael Nadal is back to feeling healthy. Probably not a coincidence that he’s…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Child is father of the man: Federer loses to Tsistsipas, 20

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 20, 2019— Merely getting the chance to play against Roger Federer at a Grand…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Federer, 37, shocked by Tsitsipas, 20, at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 20, 2019—Roger Federer‘s bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title ended in a…

MELBOURNE, Australia | ‘Don’t cry’: Serena consoles Australian Open foe; Halep next

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 19, 2019—It was all a bit overwhelming for the latest opponent who could do…

MELBOURNE, Australia | All of 17, Anisimova of US scores upset at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 18, 2019— All of 17, never the winner of a Grand Slam match until…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Defending champ gone: Sharapova ousts Wozniacki in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia —Jan 18, 2019— Maria Sharapova smacked a forehand winner — the sort she’s hit…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Strong start, finish lift Serena past Bouchard in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 17, 2019—Serena Williams figured it was important to get off to a strong start…

MELBOURNE, Australia | 11 years later, Djokovic tops Tsonga again in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 17, 2019—All these years later, although with much less on the line, Novak Djokovic…

MELBOURNE, Australia | With Bob back, Bryans win in Australia; a lesson for Murray?

MELBOURNE, Australia —Jan 16, 2019—Bob Bryan was four months removed from hip replacement surgery when he…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Big flex: Youngsters Tiafoe, Fritz stun seeds in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 16, 2019— Frances Tiafoe rolled up his white shirt’s right sleeve, flexed his biceps…

MELBOURNE, Australia | Serena Williams wins Australian Open return; Venus gets by

MELBOURNE, Australia  — Jan 15, 2019—This was quite a return for Serena Williams. Almost as if…

AUSTRALIAN OPEN ’19: New rule nixes never-ending final sets

Jan 11, 2019—Andy Roddick knows a thing or two about playing a tennis match that just…

WASHINGTON  | Irving scores Boston’s last 12 in 130-125 OT win at Wizards

WASHINGTON  — Kyrie Irving scored Boston’s last 12 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in the final 40…

WASHINGTON | Nats GM: Corbin, Harper ‘independent’; owner thinks OF gone

WASHINGTON  — As with most things involving the Washington Nationals’ offseason, a day that was supposed…

WASHINGTON | Nats GM says Corbin signing ‘independent’ of Harper pursuit

WASHINGTON  — Patrick Corbin put on his No. 46 Washington Nationals jersey as rotation-mates Max Scherzer…

ICYMI in NFL Week 10: Bowles’ Jets bad; Norman knocks fans

Time to start the “Which coaches are on the way out?” watch in the NFL, and…

Djokovic back at No. 1; replaces Nadal, whose season is over

Novak Djokovic returned to No. 1 on Monday after a two-year absence and is assured of…

LANDOVER, Md. Missed FG after unusual call helps ‘Skins top Cowboys 20-17

LANDOVER, Md. — No one on the winning Washington Redskins or the losing Dallas Cowboys seemed…