Howard Fendrich, The Associated Press

Howard Fendrich

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Howard:

Analysis: 31st Serena-Venus match heralds return of tennis

Serena Williams and Venus Williams renew their rivalry when they play each other Thursday at a hard-court tournament in Kentucky → Read More

No set guidelines for calling off US Open if COVID outbreak

A player testing positive for COVID-19 will be dropped from the U.S. Open but the U.S. Tennis Association has not established how many infected participants would force the Grand Slam tournament to be called off → Read More

Scherzer exits; Porcello gets 150th win, Mets top Soto, Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nationals starter Max Scherzer exited because of a hamstring problem after laboring through just one inning Wednesday night, overshadowing Juan Soto's eventful 2020 debut for the World Series champs, and Rick Porcello collected his 150th career win in the New York Mets' 3-1 victory over Washington. Porcello (1-1) went seven innings, allowing one run and five hits and retiring… → Read More

U.S. Open singles champs to get $850,000 less prize money in 2020

The U.S. Open women’s and men’s singles champions will each earn $3 million, down $850,000 — or 22% — from the top prizes at the Grand Slam tennis tournament last year → Read More

US Open singles champs to get $850K less prize money in 2020

The U.S. Tennis Association says total compensation to players at this year’s U.S. Open will be $53.4 million → Read More

Kendrick homers, Soto dances, Nats beat Mets 5-3 in return

WASHINGTON (AP) - Star slugger Juan Soto danced on the dugout roof to celebrate solo shots by Howie Kendrick and Josh Harrison, and the Washington Nationals returned from a coronavirus-caused four-day break to beat the injury-depleted New York Mets 5-3 in a rain-interrupted game Tuesday night. Kendrick - who missed Washington's last two games with a bad back, so hadn't played in a week - went 4… → Read More

Defending champ Rafael Nadal to miss US Open amid pandemic

Defending champion Rafael Nadal will skip the U.S. Open because of the coronavirus pandemic, putting on hold his bid to equal Roger Federer’s men’s record for Grand Slam titles. Nadal explained his decision in a series of tweets sent in Spanish and English on Tuesday. “The situation is very complicated worldwide, the COVID-19 cases are increasing, it looks like we still don’t have control of… → Read More

Rafael Nadal won’t defend his U.S. Open title due to coronavirus concerns

The 34-year-old from Spain called sitting out the tournament scheduled to begin Aug. 31 in New York 'a decision I never wanted to take' → Read More

Defending champ Rafael Nadal to miss US Open amid pandemic

Defending champion Rafael Nadal will skip the U.S. Open because of the coronavirus pandemic → Read More

U.S. Tennis Association says it’s still preparing for U.S. Open

The U.S. Open — usually the year’s last Grand Slam tournament, but the second of 2020 because of the pandemic — is scheduled to run Aug. 31 to Sept. 1... → Read More

US Tennis Association says it’s still preparing for US Open

As coronavirus cases spike in other parts of the country a month before the U.S. Open is supposed to start in New York, the U.S. Tennis Association says it “continues its plans” to hold its marquee event and another tournament beforehand → Read More

Washington Nationals rough up Blue Jays ace Hyun-Jin Ryu

Top free-agent signing has an 8.00 ERA in his first two starts with Toronto → Read More

1928 Amsterdam: Women’s track, gymnastics debut at Olympics

The 1928 Amsterdam Olympics were the first Summer Games that allowed women to compete in track and field or gymnastics → Read More

Blue Jays dominate defending champion Nationals 5-1

Guerrero Jr., Gurriel Jr. hit homers, Jays capitalize on Nationals' errors → Read More

Teoscar Hernández hits two of four Blue Jays homers in 4-1 win over Nationals

Hernandez stars after replacing Bo Bichette in leadoff spot at last minute → Read More

Yanks don't let Nats toot own horn, beat 2019 champions 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) - Gleyber Torres helped the New York Yankees prevent the Washington Nationals from tooting their own horn. Yes, the reigning World Series champs had an actual, honest-to-goodness trumpet in their dugout Sunday. Alas, their bullpen blew a lead, so the Nationals never got the chance to jazz up a victory celebration with the brass instrument. Facing two of Washington's top… → Read More

Minus Strasburg, Nats top Yanks 9-2 on Robles' 3 hits, 4 RBI

WASHINGTON (AP) - Victor Robles jump-started Washington's dormant offense by delivering three hits and four RBIs, including a homer he celebrated by pantomiming pandemic-appropriate "air high-fives" with teammates, helping the Nationals beat the New York Yankees 9-2 on Saturday night without scratched starter Stephen Strasburg and despite five errors. Asdrúbal Cabrera and Michael A. Taylor also… → Read More

Series MVP Strasburg misses 1st start with hand nerve issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg was scratched from what was supposed to be his first start of the season for the Washington Nationals on Saturday night because of a nerve issue with his right hand. Nationals manager Dave Martinez announced about four hours before the scheduled first pitch against the visiting New […] → Read More

Series MVP Strasburg misses 1st start with hand nerve issue

WASHINGTON (AP) - World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg was scratched from what was supposed to be his first start of the season for the Washington Nationals on Saturday night because of a nerve issue with his right hand. Nationals manager Dave Martinez announced about four hours before the scheduled first pitch against the visiting New York Yankees that Strasburg would be replaced as his team's… → Read More

Nationals catcher Tres Barrera banned 80 games for drug test

WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington Nationals catcher Tres Barrera was suspended 80 games without pay by Major League Baseball on Saturday after testing positive for an anabolic steroid. MLB said Barrera, a 25-year-old who made his major league debut last September, tested positive for the performance-enhancing substance Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone or DHCMT, the chemical compound used in a drug that… → Read More