For most of the season, Holtby has been the stopping force while Washington adapted to new personnel. Time-and-time again, coach Barry Trotz and the Capitals have credited the former Vezina Trophy winner for preventing games from getting out of hand. Now, however, it might be up Holtby’s teammates to return the favor.
Few rookie baseball managers have had as much on-the-job training, from so many mentors, as new Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez.
Before they joined the Nationals this offseason, Matt Adams and new manager Davey Martinez were bitter rivals in the National League Central.
Raised by a single mom and his grandmother, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Torrey Smith had a challenging childhood.
The United States’ women’s hockey team beat Canada 3-2 on Thursday in a gold-medal game that claimed a spot among the Olympics’ most thrilling moments in recent memory.
Bradley Beal scored 18 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 and tried to untie the sneakers of one of Cleveland’s new players, and the Washington Wizards withstood a late assault by LeBron James to beat the new-look Cavaliers 110-103 on Thursday night.
Vincent Trocheck scored the winning goal with 19.1 seconds left to lift the Florida Panthers over the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Thursday night, hours after victims of last week’s shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were honored with a somber video tribute.
The Nationals will begin their spring training schedule on Friday at 1:05 p.m. in West Palm Beach against the Houston Astros, who share the Fitteam Ballpark of the Palm Beaches with Washington.
Katelynn Flaherty and Akienreh Johnson drained big 3-pointers late, Nicole Munger scored five of her 15 points in the last 28.1 seconds and Michigan held off No. 13 Maryland 71-65 Thursday night to close out the regular season with its first defeat of the Terrapins.
Several left-handers in camp with the Washington Nationals have some interesting stories. The competition will begin earnest when Washington begins spring training play Friday against the Houston Astros, the defending world champions.
Lindsey Vonn came to South Korea with the goal of taking home an Olympic medal and leaving something even more special behind.
Doping scandals and a distinct lack of gold medals have left Russians with little to cheer about at the Winter Olympics, but sports fans were in full voice on Wednesday afternoon at a central Moscow bar as their men’s ice hockey side stormed to a 6-1 win over Norway to book a place in the semifinals.
The Washington Wizards are bringing back a familiar face for one of their two open roster spots.
A crazy circumstance forced the Seton Hall and Providence basketball teams to suspend their game Wednesday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, and finish it Thursday at another venue.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is set to join the New York Yankees’ spring training camp on Monday.