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Redskins’ revamped locker room: Ping-pong, shuffleboard – and a logo cordoned off by velvet rope

August 22 at 4:57 PM Tress Way and Nick Sundberg play ping-pong. (Dan Steinberg / The Washington Post) The Redskins opened their revamped locker room to the media for the first time this season Monday afternoon, and there were some notable differences: a massive (cordoned-off) team logo on the carpet; …

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‘Unfiltered’ Josh Norman calls Roger Goodell ‘horrible’ in ESPN the Magazine cover story

August 22 at 2:45 PM Josh Norman on the cover of ESPN the Magazine. (Courtesy ESPN) When news broke that Josh Norman would be doing pre-game commentary for Fox’s NFL broadcasts this season, my first thought was less about potential distractions for his team and more about the wisdom of …

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Redskins sideline running back Matt Jones for the rest of the preseason

August 22 at 4:45 PM Running back Matt Jones attempts to elude Jets outside linebacker Darron Lee on Friday. (Brad Mills/USA Today Sports) Washington Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said running back Matt Jones will be held out for the rest of the preseason after suffering a second-degree AC sprain in …

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Ryan Lochte loses all four commercial sponsors after Rio Olympics incident

August 22 at 5:10 PM Speedo said it will end its sponsorship of Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, after he admitted to "exaggerating" his story about being robbed at gunpoint in Brazil. The company says it will donate a $50,000 portion of Lochte's fee to Save The Children, which will benefit …

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Stephen Strasburg’s latest trip to DL a reminder of how quickly fortunes change

Stephen Strasburg, shown exiting a game last month, was placed on the disabled list Monday with a sore right elbow. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post) BALTIMORE — Perhaps only one cruel fact of baseball life could ruin a fan’s love of the game: the fragile human arm. On Monday night at …

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As A Person Of The Internet It’s My Duty To Give You These Olympic Divers Photoshopped Onto Toilets

Tradition is tradition. Hi, yes, hello! It's that time again! Thinkstock / Via MARTIN BUREAU / Getty Images The Olympics! You know what that means… Thinkstock / Via Al Bello / Getty Images Olympic divers badly photoshopped onto toilets! Thinkstock / Via Al Bello / Getty Images Listen, we all …

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Ryan Lochte Loses Four Sponsors Following Rio Incident

Ralph Lauren, Speedo, Airweave, and Gentle Hair Removal, all ended their contracts with the Olympic Swimmer Monday. Four of Ryan Lochte's sponsors announced they would be ending their contract with the Olympic swimmer Monday as fallout over the swimmer's "over-exaggerated" story about being robbed in Rio continued. Lochte models a …

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This body is supposed to help Olympic athletes make ends meet. It doesn’t.

Full Screen Autoplay Close Skip Ad × Rio 2016 Olympics: See photos from the Closing Ceremonies View Photos Caption The Closing Ceremonies end the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Aug. 21, 2106 Fireworks explode during the Closing Ceremonies at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Buy Photo Wait …

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Why Va. Tech’s record-setting WR spent spring on the sideline

Isaiah Ford set program records for receptions, receiving yards and receving touchdowns in a season last year as a sophomore. (Steve Helber/Associated Press) August 22 at 10:34 AM BLACKSBURG, Va. — The owner of the greatest season by a receiver in Virginia Tech football history started his tenure under a …

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The NFL needs to shorten its irrelevant preseason

August 22 at 11:59 AM Ben Roethlisberger was among the quarterbacks to sit out Week 2 of the preseason. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich) Each week, the Washington Post’s Mark Maske provides in-depth Monday morning NFL analysis with “First and 10,” a dissection of the league’s most important developments from a weekend …

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