WASHINGTON — Daniil Medvedev fought off a match point with a 129 mph ace during a third-set tiebreak and beat Reilly Opelka to advance to the second round of the Citi Open. Medvedev, of Russia, twisted his ankle on the final point before the tiebreak, but shook off the pain to defeat the American 6-7
It should have been Jose Fernandez out there on his 25th birthday, trying to close out a no-hitter against the Washington Nationals, maybe even pitching what could have been a surprising Miami Marlins team into first place. Instead, Fernandez’s family and baby daughter visited Marlins Park for the first time since his death. Teammates left
The former wife of the late Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Justin Strzelczyk criticized comments made by New York Jets rookie Jamal Adams that were interpreted as insensitive about the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). “I don’t even know what to say. This guy [Adams] doesn’t know what’s coming down the pipeline.
SEATTLE — Coming off a berth in the national semifinals, the biggest question surrounding Washington is whether it will be able to replace four players taken in the first 43 picks of the NFL draft, three of them in the secondary. If that sounds familiar, nearly the exact same scenario played out after the 2015