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Arlington, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Scott:

Redskins’ Josh Norman jumped over a bull after running through the streets of Pamplona

The thrill-seeking cornerback was in Spain for the nine-day San Fermin festival this week. → Read More

Megan Rapinoe to Trump: ‘Your message is excluding people’

After World Cup triumph, the USWNT co-captain said she sees the controversy as "a positive thing." → Read More

Megan Rapinoe delivers yet again for USWNT — this time with rousing parade speech

The American co-captain issued an impromptu call for people to love more, hate less, listen more and talk less. → Read More

John Daly withdraws from British Open after request to use a cart was denied

Daly, who suffers from osteoarthritis in his right knee, will be replaced in the field by Kevin Streelman. → Read More

Before World Cup triumph, Rose Lavelle dressed as Mia Hamm for a third-grade book project

Lavelle’s former teacher at St. Vincent Ferrer in Cincinnati was happy to be proven wrong when the midfielder became a soccer pro. → Read More

Coco Gauff’s magical run comes to an end at Wimbledon

Gauff was the youngest player to qualify for the Wimbledon main draw in the modern era. → Read More

New York to host ticker-tape parade for USWNT on Wednesday

New York's last ticker-tape parade was after the U.S. women's team won the 2015 World Cup. → Read More

USWNT’s euphoric celebration was worthy of the World Cup champs

There was singing, dancing, ski goggles and beer. → Read More

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph

Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in. → Read More

Megan Rapinoe caps spectacular World Cup with game-winning goal, claims Golden Boot

The American co-captain finished the tournament with six goals, including three via penalty kick. → Read More

Daniel Snyder used Johnny Rockets to try to convince Dale Earnhardt Jr. to sign with Joe Gibbs

A NASCAR free agent in 2007 and a die-hard Redskins fan, Earnhardt instead signed with Hendrick Motorsports. → Read More

Max Scherzer for MVP? MLB’s ‘most inspirational’ player should be a candidate, Steve Phillips says.

The former Mets GM suggested that Scherzer has willed the Nationals to turn their season around over the last month. → Read More

Christen Press makes her presence felt while starting in place of Megan Rapinoe

The forward scored in the 10th minute to give the Americans a 1-0 lead over England. → Read More

Max Scherzer’s starts are bad for opposing hitters, good for homeless cats and dogs

Erica Scherzer, Max's wife, is on the board of the D.C.-based Humane Rescue Alliance. → Read More

After 70-yard strike, Wayne Rooney compares the three longest-range goals of his career

The D.C. United forward pointed to his fearlessness as the main factor in Wednesday's stunning shot against Orlando City. → Read More

Kara Lawson will reportedly join Celtics’ coaching staff, leaving Wizards’ TV booth vacant

Lawson served as an analyst alongside play-by-play man Steve Buckhantz, whose own future with NBC Sports Washington remains in doubt. → Read More

Sacre Bleu! Nats to wear 1969 Expos throwbacks on July 6

The Royals, who were also an expansion team in that 1969 season, will wear throwback versions of their original road gray uniforms in the same game. → Read More

Capitals unveil 2019-20 regular season schedule, with a challenging start

The Capitals will open the season on Oct. 2 in St. Louis against the defending Stanley Cup champions. → Read More

Get all your Nationals updates on the back of this area man’s 2004 Chrysler Sebring

Nick Zumwalt debuted his Mobile Nats Tracker to “help spread Nats fever” last season. → Read More

Dwayne Haskins starting early for Redskins is ‘formula for disaster,’ Joe Theismann says

Theismann suggests a year as a backup would serve the rookie quarterback well. → Read More