Sports

  • Capitals vs. Rangers: Game 1 starts at 7:30 p.m.

    5/2/13 1:10 PM Comment

    Rocking the red will go to another level yet again Thursday night. The Washington Capitals are set to open their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the New York Rangers at Verizon Center.

  • Steve Oleksy capitalizing on NHL opportunity

    5/1/13 7:04 PM Comment

    Steve Oleksy took longer than most to make it to the NHL. But after finally getting a much deserved shot he's capitalizing on his opportunity.

  • Redskins' name is 'racist,' councilmember says

    5/1/13 12:43 PM Comment

    Councilmember David Grosso, an at-large independent, says the name is "racist and derogatory," and that "it's time to make a change."

  • Braves beat Nats 8-1

    4/30/13 10:01 PM Comment

    Tim Hudson was a dual threat in his 200th career win, combining with Anthony Varvaro on a three-hitter while hitting a homer and a double to lead the Atlanta Braves to an 8-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.

  • Jason Collins, NBA star, comes out as gay

    4/30/13 12:28 PM Comment

    Tired of what he describes as living a huge lie, NBA star Jason Collins has shattered perhaps one of the final barriers in major league sports.

  • Oakland A's vs Los Angeles Angels: A's take win after six and a half hours

    4/30/13 6:16 AM Comment

    Brandon Moss and the Oakland Athletics played six and a half hours of baseball before walking off with one tiring win.

  • Manti Te'o drafted by Chargers in 2nd round

    4/27/13 7:42 AM Comment

    Unconcerned about a hoax involving a fake girlfriend and a flop in the national championship game that have dogged Te'o for four months, San Diego Chargers rookie general manager Tom Telesco moved up seven spots in the second round to draft the Notre Dame linebacker on Friday night.

  • Cardinals beat Nationals 4-2

    4/24/13 6:30 PM Comment

    The St. Louis Cardinals' very first batter, Matt Carpenter, got it started against Stephen Strasburg by stretching a single into a double when Bryce Harper's throw to second base was bobbled and fell to the dirt.

  • Capitals clinch Southeast with 5-3 win over Jets

    4/23/13 11:32 PM Comment

    The Washington Capitals clinched the Southeast Division title Tuesday night, completing a stark turnaround in a lockout-shortened season with a 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

  • Cardinals beat Nationals 2-0

    4/23/13 10:13 PM Comment

    Adam Wainwright extended his sterling start to the season - and Washington's mediocre one - by coming within two outs of his second shutout, leading the St. Louis Cardinals past the Nationals 2-0 Tuesday night.

  • Caps could clinch Southeast title with win

    4/23/13 5:54 PM Comment

    The Washington Capitals are back in action Tuesday at the Verizon Center and a win would clinch a playoff spot. It would also keep area businesses booming.

  • Cardinals past Nationals 3-2

    4/22/13 10:13 PM Comment

    The St. Louis Cardinals returned to the site of their Game 5 NL division series victory last season with a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals.

  • Capitals beat Maple Leafs 5-1

    4/16/13 11:08 PM Comment

    The Washington Capitals enjoyed a rare feeling of dominance outside their division Tuesday night, winning their eighth straight with a 5-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

  • Marlins beat Nationals 8-2

    4/16/13 11:05 PM Comment

    Miami beat the Washington Nationals 8-2 Tuesday night.

  • Brooklyn beats Wizards 106-101

    4/16/13 4:17 PM Comment

    Andray Blatche led a bevy of Brooklyn bench players with 20 points and 11 rebounds the Nets erased an early 17 point deficit to beat the Washington Wizards 106-101 on Monday night.

  • Washington Nationals beat Miami Marlins 10-3

    4/15/13 10:11 PM Comment

    Ryan Zimmerman hit his first home run and had four RBIs to lead a 16-hit outburst. Zimmermann (3-0) struck out six, walked one and threw 102 pitches in his second career complete game.

  • MLB 'Jackie Robinson Day' on Monday

    4/15/13 10:50 AM Comment

    Just days after the premier of the “42” movie that pays tribute to the baseball great, Major League Baseball is celebrating “Jackie Robinson Day” on Monday.

  • AP Source: Jordan nears deal to coach Rutgers

    4/15/13 6:08 AM Comment

    A person familiar with the situation tells the Associated Press that Eddie Jordan is nearing an agreement with Rutgers to replace Mike Rice as coach.

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