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Recent articles by Howard:

Nadal says decision whether to play in U.S. Open will depend on COVID-19 situation

Nadal thinks there are two key requirements for the U.S. Open to happen – and for tennis to resume anywhere: assurances about being protected from the coronavirus and having everyone be able to fly internationally → Read More

Don't be a 'cow on ice': Sliding key to French Open success

Before Roger Federer briefly returned to clay-court tennis in 2019 — a decade removed from his French Open title — his confidence was low, he explained, “because I don’t even → Read More

Wes Unseld, NBA Rookie of Year and MVP in 1969, Dies at 74

Wes Unseld, the workmanlike Hall of Fame center who led Washington to its only NBA championship and was chosen one of the 50 greatest players in league history, died Tuesday after a series of health issues, most recently pneumonia. He was 74. → Read More

Wes Unseld, NBA MVP as a rookie in 1969, dies at 74

At six-foot-seven and 245 pounds, the Basketball Hall of Famer overcame taller players and bad knees with a strong work ethic and lots of grunt work i... → Read More

Don’t be a ‘cow on ice’: Sliding key to French Open success

A big secret to success on clay is the skill of the slide, which involves getting into position to hit a ball and quickly changing directions for the next shot → Read More

Wes Unseld, NBA Rookie of Year and MVP in 1969, dies at 74

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wes Unseld, the workmanlike Hall of Fame center who led Washington to its only NBA championship and was chosen one of the 50 greatest players in league history, died Tuesday… → Read More

Wes Unseld, NBA Rookie of Year and MVP in 1969, dies at 74

WASHINGTON (AP) - Wes Unseld, the workmanlike Hall of Fame center who led Washington to its only NBA championship and was chosen one of the 50 greatest players in league history, died Tuesday after a series of health issues, most recently pneumonia. He was 74. Unseld's family announced his death via a statement released by the Washington Wizards, the franchise he was with throughout his entire… → Read More

Wes Unseld, NBA Rookie of Year and MVP in 1969, dies at 74

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wes Unseld, the workmanlike Hall of Fame center who led Washington to its only NBA championship and was chosen one of the 50 greatest players in league → Read More

Former NBA MVP Wes Unseld dies at 74

Unseld’s family announced his death via a statement released by the Washington Wizards, the franchise he played for throughout his entire 13-season career → Read More

Wes Unseld, NBA Rookie of Year and MVP in 1969, dies at 74

Wes Unseld, the Hall of Fame center who led Washington to its only NBA championship, died Tuesday after a series of health issues, most recently pneumonia. → Read More

Nationals change course, pay minor leaguers full stipend

Minor league players not on 40-man rosters were promised $400 per week through Sunday by a policy drafted by MLB → Read More

Nationals change course, pay minor leaguers full stipend

The Washington Nationals have changed course and are telling their minor leaguers they will receive their full weekly stipends of $400 through June → Read More

US Open plan in works, including group flights, COVID tests

Charter flights to ferry U.S. Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralized housing. D… → Read More

US Open plan in works, including group flights, COVID tests

Charter flights to ferry U.S. Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralized housing. D… → Read More

US Open plan in works, including group flights, COVID tests

Charter flights to ferry U.S. Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralized housing. Daily temperature checks. No spectators. Fewer on-court officials. No locker-room access on practice days. All are among the scenarios being considered for the 2020 U.S. Open — if it is held at all amid… → Read More

Athletes in all sports wary about virus, testing upon return

“You are so concerned that you don’t want to be the cause of somebody else’s ... death." → Read More

Pro athletes voice concerns about coronavirus, lack of testing upon return

Chris Thompson is an NFL running back. He also is the father of a 4-month-old daughter, Kali. Guess which of those facts matters more to him when he ponders eventually returning to work amid a pand… → Read More

Postponed French Open topics: Rafa's 20th? Serena's 24th?

If the French Open were being held as scheduled right now, Rafael Nadal would have been seeking a 20th Grand Slam title to equal Roger Federer's record for men → Read More

World TeamTennis plans to have fans at West Virginia matches

If World TeamTennis gets its way, Grand Slam champions Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens could be among the first tennis players to compete in front of fans after the coronavirus → Read More

Wizards' John Wall says he's '110%' and 'itching' to return

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards point guard John Wall declared himself fully recovered after two operations that sidelined him for the past 1½ years and said he is “itching” to → Read More