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Katelyn Davis

Articles by Katelyn Davis

Ted Leonsis, owner of the NHL Capitals and NBA Wizards, addresses the American Gaming Association's Sports Betting Executive Summit, at the MGM Grand National Harbor Casino, in Oxon Hill, Md., Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The Supreme Court ruled last May 14 that any state can legalize sports betting if it chooses, and since then the action has been swift. Sports gambling is now legal in eight states, with more than 20 others at least considering legalization. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) ** FILE **

Ted Leonsis launches community effort to help Ward 8

Ward 8's year-old sports and entertainment complex where the Washington Wizards practice and the Mystics play their home games was always going to be just the beginning, says Ted Leonsis. Published August 9, 2019

Max and Erica Scherzer sit with their four rescue dogs Bo, GiGi, Rafi and Rocco for the Washington Nationals’ 2020 Pet Calendar, available now. (Paul Kim/Special to The Washington Times)

Max Scherzer, Nats go to dogs in new calendar

The Nationals' Max Scherzer and his wife Erica are among the players, wives, girlfriends, kids and coaches featured in a splashy new charity calendar showcasing ballplayers and their furry friends. Published August 4, 2019

Nationals Park in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Safety trumps tradition as netting goes up

A rash of horrific injuries suffered by fans hit by scorching line drives is forcing MLB teams like the Nationals to choose between baseball tradition and the health and well-being of paying customers -- and tradition is losing. Published July 24, 2019

Mike Elias, the Baltimore Orioles' new executive vice president and general manager, speaks at a baseball news conference, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) **FILE**

Orioles executives: Rebuilding process is necessary for team to compete

The losing, the trades, the roster churn, the empty seats -- all of it can be painful for fans. But Orioles general manager Mike Elias, 36, and his right-hand man Sig Mejdal, 53, contend the process is necessary if the franchise is going to compete again for a World Series title. Published July 18, 2019

Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne pulls down a rebound next to Connecticut Sun guard Layshia Clarendon during a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP) **FILE**

Elena Delle Donne, Mystics face top-ranked Sun

The Connecticut Sun may have the WNBA's best record, but they will be looking across the court at the league's hottest team on Saturday when they travel to the District to face the surging Washington Mystics. Published June 27, 2019

Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas, left, battles Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne for a loose ball during the second half of a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP) **FILE**

Elena Delle Donne named player of the week

The Mystics' Elena Delle Donne has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week by the WNBA after averaging 19.7 points, 12.0 rebounds and 1.33 blocks per game last week. Published June 24, 2019

The D.C. Sports Hall of Fame class of 2019, including Redskins great Charles Mann, left, is inducted in a special ceremony on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Nationals Park. (Paul Kim/Washington Nationals)

Charles Mann inducted into D.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Charles Mann said he switched to from hoops to football as a kid because he was being called for too many fouls on the basketball court. "I fouled out too easily. You know, I liked being rough." Published June 23, 2019

Washington Redskins quarterback Josh Woodrum (6) hands the ball to running back Samaje Perine (32) during the NFL football team's minicamp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) **FILE**

Preseason power rankings are not kind to Redskins

A first-round draft pick at quarterback, a hungry young defense loaded with potential and an All-Pro safety added through free agency. Plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the Redskins' upcoming season, right? Well ... Published June 12, 2019