Pierce, who has reportedly agreed to a three-year contract offer from the Clippers, brought several heart-stopping moments and a sense of leadership and responsibility to the Wizards. For that, we should be grateful.
Some attendees at the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday continued to fly the Confederate flag despite the organization’s desire to distance itself from its symbolism.
Espinoza, who last month rode American Pharoah to the first Triple Crown in 37 years, has been on a whirlwind tour that has taken him to some of the peaks of pop culture stardom.
Serena has defeated her older sister in three out of their five meetings at Wimbledon, with all three victories occurring in the final. Venus won one final and in a semifinal in 2000.
Washington has put Strasburg back on the 15-day disabled list, this time with a strained left oblique.
Harper finished a triple shy of the cycle, Moore drove in four runs and hit two doubles, and Washington cruised past the San Francisco Giants, 9-3.
Strasburg left Saturday’s game in the fourth inning, grimacing after delivering his 56th pitch of the afternoon. Manager Matt Williams said the right-hander will be further evaluated Sunday.
Four months ago, Robinson was unsure if he’d even make Washington’s roster. On Friday, in his 29th start of the season, he hit the go-ahead two-run home run in a 2-1 victory over the Giants.
Green, who signed a three-year contract with the Red Wings on Thursday, will be joining a team steeped in a tradition of winning and success. It’ll be up to him to see how much he wants to pursue it.
A 30-year-old rookie who was a longshot to even make the roster five months ago, Robinson hit the go-ahead two-run home rune in the seventh inning Friday. Washington beat San Francisco, 2-1.
A day after picking up unrestricted free agent Justin Williams, formerly of the Kings, the Capitals traded Troy Brouwer, minor-league goaltender Pheonix Copley and a future draft pick to the Blues for Oshie.
The 20-year-old pitched seven no-hit innings Wednesday, the latest benchmark in a period of marked improvement, and is set to appear in the Futures Game later this month.