Stories by Howard Fendrich

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Miller pounds Panthers, wins MVP

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Von Miller was second-to-none in the Super Bowl
By Howard Fendrich

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

Favre, Stabler head Hall of Fame class

SAN FRANCISCO - Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit QBs who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.
By Howard Fendrich

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Goodell pledges to help get stadium deals done in Oakland, San Diego

SAN FRANCISCO - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pledged Friday "to do everything possible" to help teams in Oakland and San Diego work to get new stadiums
By Howard Fendrich

Reeves' influence still felt on Broncos

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Dan Reeves has barely merited a mention in the lead-up to the Super Bowl, his imprint on these Denver Broncos an afterthought.
By Howard Fendrich

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Game's new blood faces off against old guard

Slowed by age and injury, Peyton Manning is no longer the record-breaking passer he once was. Cam Newton is just 26, making his debut in the big game.
By Howard Fendrich

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

Packers recover after slow start to rally past Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. - Aaron Rodgers recovered from a poor start to throw for two touchdowns, Eddie Lacy and James Starks each ran for a score, and the Green Bay Packers came back to beat the Washington ...
By Howard Fendrich

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Redskins face Packers still searching for first win over a winner

ASHBURN, Va. - If the Washington Redskins are going to win a playoff game for the first time in a decade, they'll need to earn their first victory this season over a team that finished above .500.
By Howard Fendrich

Friday, Dec. 25, 2015

Williams is the AP Female Athlete of the Year

After nearly become the first tennis player in more than a quarter-century to win all four Grand Slam tournaments in a season, Serena Williams was chosen as The Associated Press Female Athlete of ...
By Howard Fendrich

Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015

Harper, Nationals ready to improve on 2015

WASHINGTON - For a guy who won the NL MVP award, Bryce Harper sure is eager to move on from 2015.
By Howard Fendrich

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

Washington Nationals to sport new look in dugout and in the field

WASHINGTON - Ryan Zimmerman is about to play for his sixth full-time manager, Dusty Baker, since reaching the majors with the Washington Nationals a decade ago, so he's used to change. What's ...
By Howard Fendrich

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Redskins are relevant for a change

Thanks in large part to residing in a dismal division, the Washington Redskins are actually relevant.
By Howard Fendrich

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Nationals hire Dusty Baker as manager

WASHINGTON - Dusty Baker got another managing job, this time with the Washington Nationals.
By Howard Fendrich

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Djokovic enjoys being in the Grand Slam driver's seat

NEW YORK - Novak Djokovic could not find his keys. Alone in a parking lot outside Arthur Ashe Stadium at about 2 a.m. Monday, hours after beating Roger Federer in the U.S.
By Howard Fendrich

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Djokovic captures his 10th Grand Slam

NEW YORK - Thrilled to win a point in the U.S. Open final, and bent on proving a point, Novak Djokovic leaped and roared and threw an uppercut, then glared at some of the thousands of spectators ...
By Howard Fendrich

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Federer expects 'straight shootout' with Djokovic

NEW YORK - The blockbuster U.S. Open final between No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Roger Federer today is tantalizing for so many reasons.
By Howard Fendrich

Pennetta, 33, wins women's U.S. Open, then retires

NEW YORK - Talk about going out on top: Flavia Pennetta won the U.S. Open for her first Grand Slam title at age 33, and then announced during the trophy ceremony she has decided to retire.
By Howard Fendrich

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Serena's bid for Grand Slam ends in stunning upset

NEW YORK - In one of the most significant upsets in the history of tennis, Serena Williams finally found a hole too big to climb out of, losing 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Friday at Flushing Meadows to ...
By Howard Fendrich

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015

Williams has to wait to play semifinal

NEW YORK - Serena Williams will have to wait before continuing her bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam: Her U.S. Open semifinal was postponed because of rain in the forecast.
By Howard Fendrich

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

Federer, Wawrinka to meet in semis

NEW YORK - Roger Federer is back in the semifinals of the U.S. Open for the 10th time. To get back to his first final at Flushing Meadows in six years, he'll have to beat someone he knows quite ...
By Howard Fendrich

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Serena outlasts Venus at U.S. Open

NEW YORK - If Serena Williams would feel sympathy for any opponent standing in the way of her pursuit of tennis' first true Grand Slam in 27 years, it might very well be her sister Venus.
By Howard Fendrich
 
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