Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan walked up to the podium Monday at noon in Redskins Park and kicked the elephant in the room out. Before any questions, he announced that the Redskins would pick up the fifth-year option on Robert Griffin III which can keep him with the team through 2016.
No one who has fought Mayweather, undefeated at 47-0 in his nearly 20-year career, has ever had the talented fighter in as much trouble as Corley, a Washington native, once did.
That Wizards team that limped down the stretch? Nowhere to be found. The outfit that blew big leads and fumbled away victories? Just a bad memory. Sunday night’s performance was the best all year.
Sunday night’s 125-94 win over the Raptors put the Wizards into the Eastern Conference semifinals for the second consecutive season, leaving them to face either the Hawks or the Nets.
In recent years, the do-or-die scenario has been fatal, as the Capitals have been defeated, occasionally in humiliating fashion, in four of the last five occasions they have hosted the deciding game.
Everything is over the top for the megafight against Floyd Mayweather, and that includes the caravan that will bring Pacquiao to Las Vegas, featuring hundreds of cars and a custom bus wrapped in Pacquiao’s image.
Adeiny Hechavarria hit a bases-loaded triple after a botched rundown saved Stanton, and Miami completed its first three-game sweep of the Nationals since May 2012 by winning, 6-2, on Sunday.
Kulemin scored a tie-breaking goal 10:27 into the third period as the Islanders defeated the Capitals, 3-1, on Saturday afternoon, forcing a deciding game in the teams’ first-round playoff series.
It was unpleasant on the field and tense in the dugout Saturday for the slumping Washington Nationals.
Eight players were handed a total of 24 penalty minutes after a skirmish broke out at the end of the Islanders’ 3-1 victory over the Capitals on Saturday.
Pushing the Toronto Raptors to the brink has placed the Washington Wizards in a dominating spot. No team has rallied from a 3-0 deficit in NBA playoff history.
The game was filled with tension, but the Wizards never got tight. Some of the sloppiness that plagued them at points resurfaced, they were determined to play as if their season, and not Toronto’s, was on the line.