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Zac Boyer

Zac Boyer

Zac Boyer is a sports writer at The Washington Times. Before joining in October 2013, he covered the Washington Redskins for The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Va. for parts of three seasons and spent the previous five years at the Hartford Courant. A University of Connecticut graduate, he can be reached at


Articles by Zac Boyer

Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle, right, celebrates his goal with Jason Chimera (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Resiliency late in games becoming key to Capitals' torrid pace

With a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday, Washington won a game in regulation by one goal for the fifth time since Dec. 4, when it began its current stretch of earning a point in 17 of its last 18 games. Published January 13, 2015

Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt will miss six-to-eight weeks with a broken left shoulder blade following a collision while playing for the Hershey Bears on Sunday. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt to miss 6-to-8 weeks

Defenseman Nate Schmidt will miss six to eight weeks after being diagnosed with a broken left shoulder blade following a collision while playing for the Hershey Bears on Sunday, the Washington Capitals announced. Published January 12, 2015

**FILE** Members of the Washington Nationals warm up at Space Coast Stadium during spring training baseball, Thursday, March 1, 2012, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

New Nationals spring training site gains traction after land swap

The mayor of West Palm Beach announced Monday that the city will negotiate a land swap with greater Palm Beach County that could allow the Nationals and Astros to begin planning the construction of a long-awaited spring training facility. Published January 5, 2015

Washington Redskins President and General Manager Bruce Allen, speaks to reporters during an NFL football news conference at the Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Facing a barrage of questions, Redskins' Bruce Allen has few answers

Allen endured a 45-minute, end-of-the-season press conference on Wednesday, vowing only that an evaluation process will lead to some measure of change in the coming weeks after the Redskins finished in last place in the division for the sixth time in seven years. Published December 31, 2014

Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams (71) is taken off the field after an injury during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md., Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

Trent Wiliams' sprained left ankle leaves Pro Bowl appearance in doubt

The left tackle will undergo additional medical examinations to determine the severity of the injury, and those results could determine whether Williams, who was selected to his third consecutive Pro Bowl last week, is able to play in the annual all-star game. Published December 29, 2014