4:42 AM EST, Wed December 19, 2018
6 hours ago
Lin’s big 4th quarter leads Hawks past Wizards, 118-110

Lin’s big 4th quarter leads Hawks past Wizards, 118-110

Kevin Huerter's 3-pointer pushed Atlanta's lead to 113-98. Ariza hit two late 3s to cut it to 116-109, but the Wizards never made another serious threat.
7 hours ago
Nationals finalize $4M, 1-year deal with Adams

Nationals finalize $4M, 1-year deal with Adams

The move by general manager Mike Rizzo fills a void with a left-handed hitter who's expected to split time at first base with Ryan Zimmerman.
Dec 17, 2018
Caps take a break from the ice to bring smiles to sick children

Caps take a break from the ice to bring smiles to sick children

The children at Georgetown University Hospital received a special treat this week. Instead of being stuck with needles or undergoing tests, these kids got to enjoy some quality time with their heroes on the ice.
Dec 17, 2018
Indians complete trade with Nats, get minor league infielder

Indians complete trade with Nats, get minor league infielder

The Indians have acquired infielder Andruw Monasterio from Washington to complete the trade that sent All-Star catcher Yan Gomes to the Nationals.
Dec 17, 2018
Wizards complete trade to acquire Ariza from Suns

Wizards complete trade to acquire Ariza from Suns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Wizards have completed a trade to acquire forward Trevor Ariza from the Phoenix Suns for forward Kelly Oubre Jr. and guard Austin Rivers. Washington general manager Ernie Grunfeld announced the deal…
Dec 17, 2018
Some Prince George’s school board members want Skins to tap Kaepernick

Some Prince George’s school board members want Skins to tap Kaepernick

Some school board members in Prince George's County are standing behind NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, urging the Washington Redskins to give him a chance to get back in the game.
Dec 17, 2018
LeBron’s season-low 13 in blowout caps Lakers’ eventful week

LeBron’s season-low 13 in blowout caps Lakers’ eventful week

WASHINGTON (AP) — This was hardly the ideal way for LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers to cap what amounted to an eventful week of highs and lows. And arriving one night after what…
Dec 16, 2018
Wall leads Wizards past Lakers 128-110

Wall leads Wizards past Lakers 128-110

The Wizards emphatically ended a four-game losing streak, going up by as many as 18 in the first quarter and 27 in the third.
Dec 16, 2018
Johnson leads Redskins to late scores, 16-13 win at Jaguars

Johnson leads Redskins to late scores, 16-13 win at Jaguars

Josh Johnson's first NFL start in more than seven years ended with a 16-13 victory for Washington against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. See photos.
Dec 16, 2018
Redskins’ QB Alex Smith out of hospital after leg surgery, infections

Redskins’ QB Alex Smith out of hospital after leg surgery, infections

After fighting off infections and undergoing surgery for his injured right leg, Redskins' Alex Smith was released from the hospital amid uncertainty over the quarterback's future in the NFL.
Dec 15, 2018
Ovechkin scores, has shootout winner as Caps beat Sabres

Ovechkin scores, has shootout winner as Caps beat Sabres

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 29th goal of the season to extend his point streak to a career-best 14 games and had the shootout winner to help the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Saturday night for the defending Stanley Cup champions' fifth consecutive victory.
Dec 15, 2018
AP Source: Nationals have agreement in principle with Adams

AP Source: Nationals have agreement in principle with Adams

Getting Adams is the latest move this offseason for Washington, which signed left-handed starter Patrick Corbin and catcher Kurt Suzuki, traded for catcher Yan Gomes and is waiting to see what happens with star outfielder Bryce Harper.
Dec 15, 2018
Wizards to trade Oubre, Austin for Phoenix Suns’ Ariza

Wizards to trade Oubre, Austin for Phoenix Suns’ Ariza

The Washington Wizards will trade Kelly Oubre and Austin Rivers to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Trevor Ariza, multiple news outlets report.
Dec 14, 2018

With ‘Quarterback,’ John Feinstein details NFL’s most-pressured position

Best-selling author John Feinstein is at it again. The Washington Post columnist who brought you “A Season on the Brink” and “A Good Walk Spoiled” has a holiday offering, and instead of attempting to turn a new phrase he keeps it simple: “Quarterback.”
Dec 14, 2018
Ovechkin, Vrana lead Caps over Hurricanes 6-5 in shootout

Ovechkin, Vrana lead Caps over Hurricanes 6-5 in shootout

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin had his second consecutive hat trick and Jakub Vrana scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lead the Washington Capitals past the Carolina Hurricanes 6-5 on Friday…