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Motivated by late father’s words, Baker chases elusive crown

Motivated by late father’s words, Baker chases elusive crown

HOUSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker, then manager of the San Francisco Giants, had just left the stadium after a crushing…
Oct 19, 2021
Avs’ MacKinnon clears protocol, makes season debut at Caps

Avs’ MacKinnon clears protocol, makes season debut at Caps

Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon has cleared NHL coronavirus protocols and could make his season debut Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals.
Oct 19, 2021
Wizards give Gafford 3-year, $40.2M extension through 2026

Wizards give Gafford 3-year, $40.2M extension through 2026

The Washington Wizards have signed center Daniel Gafford to a $40.2 million, three-year contract extension.
Oct 19, 2021
Wizards Preview: New look roster, new head coach, same goals

Wizards Preview: New look roster, new head coach, same goals

Bradley Beal signed a contract extension with the Wizards before the 2019-2020 NBA season to demonstrate a commitment to Washington and now, it is up to the team to continue making progress.
Oct 18, 2021
Daniel Gafford gets 3-year contract extension with Wizards

Daniel Gafford gets 3-year contract extension with Wizards

Daniel Gafford and the Washington Wizards agreed to a three-year contract extension worth $40.2 million on Monday night.
Oct 18, 2021
Darnell Coles plans to put his ‘stamp’ on Nationals’ hitters

Darnell Coles plans to put his ‘stamp’ on Nationals’ hitters

Darnell Coles was hired by the Washington Nationals as their hitting coach on Monday, returning him to an organization he worked for in the minor leagues and reuniting him with manager Dave Martinez, a former teammate.
Oct 18, 2021
Lightning’s Kucherov out indefinitely with lower-body injury

Lightning’s Kucherov out indefinitely with lower-body injury

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning star Nikita Kucherov will be out indefinitely with a lower-body injury he suffered…
Oct 17, 2021
Report: MLB teams to provide housing for minor league players

Report: MLB teams to provide housing for minor league players

After months of horrifying stories about the miserable living conditions of many minor league players, Major League Baseball has finally required teams across the league to provide housing for minor league players starting in 2022, Jeff Passan of ESPN announced.
Oct 17, 2021
Stamkos nets OT winner, Lightning top Ovechkin, Capitals 2-1

Stamkos nets OT winner, Lightning top Ovechkin, Capitals 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored the overtime winner, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 32 saves and the two-time defending Stanley Cup…
Oct 16, 2021
Stamkos scores in OT, Lightning come back to beat Capitals

Stamkos scores in OT, Lightning come back to beat Capitals

This was more like it for the Tampa Bay Lightning. They needed to stage another comeback, but this time the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions followed a familiar recipe when it mattered most.
Oct 16, 2021
What a difference an offseason has made for Alex Ovechkin

What a difference an offseason has made for Alex Ovechkin

The Capitals came up just short in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, but it was not due to the efforts of Alex Ovechkin.
Oct 16, 2021
Peter Laviolette honored for becoming NHL’s winningest American coach

Peter Laviolette honored for becoming NHL’s winningest American coach

This week, Peter Laviolette surpassed John Tortorella as the NHL's all-time winningest American-born coach 674 career wins following the Washington Capitals season-opening victory over the New York Rangers.
Oct 16, 2021
Wizards players mixed on NBA’s non-basketball move rule enforcement

Wizards players mixed on NBA’s non-basketball move rule enforcement

The NBA is trying to eliminate what are known as non-basketball moves by enforcing existing rules differently to discourage players from baiting defenders into fouls in obvious and calculated ways.
Oct 15, 2021
Wizards will await evaluation of Bradley Beal’s knee contusion

Wizards will await evaluation of Bradley Beal’s knee contusion

The Wizards received bad news when Bradley Beal was declared out of Friday’s preseason finale against the New York Knicks with a right knee contusion.
Oct 15, 2021
Wizards finish preseason 0-4 as Julius Randle hits game-winner for Knicks

Wizards finish preseason 0-4 as Julius Randle hits game-winner for Knicks

The Wizards capped their preseason with a 115-113 loss to the Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Friday and fell to 0-4 on their preseason campaign.