Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman has made a career of the walk-off home run. He was at it again this week against the New York Yankees, sending an Andrew Miller pitch off the foul pole in right field in the 10th inning to give Washington an 8-6 win.
Former Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said on Friday that neither Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III nor owner Dan Snyder ever felt comfortable with the 2012 zone-read offense that helped the team reach the playoffs.
Redskins rookie Preston Smith spent his first week in the NFL absorbing as much information as possible.
Jamison Crowder is the smallest of the Redskins’ 2015 draft picks. He stands 5-foot-8. He weighs 180 pounds. He does not have the biggest hands or the longest arms and his 40-yard dash time at the NFL Scouting Combine in February was disappointing.
The lessons are already beginning for Redskins offensive lineman Brandon Scherff.
A week of classroom instruction and on-field work gave Redskins draft picks, practice squad veterans, undrafted free agents and rookie minicamp invites an idea of what awaits some of them this summer.
The ball fell through the hoop and Verizon Center exploded. Paul Pierce had done it again.
The latest soul-crushing playoff loss by a Washington, D.C. sports team has inspired a wave of morose statistics. And they are every bit as bad as you think they are.
Four times during Alex Ovechkin’s career the Capitals have been one win away from advancing to the Eastern Conference finals. Four times they have left the ice devastated.
After a Game 4 loss against the Hawks, Wizards guard Bradley Beal says he needs to step up and lead the team during John Wall’s absence.