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Asdrubal Cabrera #3, Jayson Werth #28 and manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals look on in the ninth inning of their 3 to 1 loss to the San Francisco Giants in Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The 5 Worst D.C. Playoff Losses Since 1999

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.

05/15/2015

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For Caps, Ovechkin and Backstrom Must Put Game 7 Struggles Behind Them

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.

05/12/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards walks to the bench during a timeout after laying on the court briefly against the Atlanta Hawks  during the second half in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 11, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Atlanta Hawks won, 106-101. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

In Game 4 Loss, Wizards Guard Bradley Beal Raises His Game

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.

05/12/2015

John Wall cares not for your No. 18 ranking, ESPN. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wall Out for Game 3 vs. Hawks

Wizards point guard John Wall was ruled out for this evening’s Eastern Conference semifinal game against the Atlanta Hawks at Verizon Center.

05/09/2015

Jamison Crowder #3 of the Duke Blue Devils spins out of a tackle during their game against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Wallace Wade Stadium Stadium on November 15, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Busy Start to Day 3 of NFL Draft for Redskins

The Redskins began Day 3 of the NFL Draft by making use of the extra picks they acquired in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks.

05/02/2015

File photo of a Washington Redskins helmet. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Redskins Take OLB, RB and Add 3 Draft Picks in Trade With Seattle

The Redskins drafted Mississippi State outside linebacker Preston Smith and Florida running back Matt Jones in the second day of the draft.

05/02/2015

A Washington Redskins helmet, featuring the team's debated logo, which is at the center of an ongoing debate.

What Are the Redskins’ Biggest Needs Entering Thursday Night’s NFL Draft?

The Redskins enter tonight’s NFL draft with plenty of needs and seven picks to try to fill them.

04/30/2015

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Detailed Breakdown of Top Edge Rushers Available to Redskins in NFL Draft

The rebuilding Redskins have prominent needs all over the field as they finish preparations for this week’s NFL Draft.

04/28/2015

Redskins Training Camp

Redskins Begin Offseason Workouts

The Redskins began their offseason training program on Monday with voluntary workouts at the organization’s headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia.

04/20/2015

Philipp Grubauer #31 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps Rookie Goalie Philipp Grubauer an Able Substitute in 4-3 Playoff Win

Philipp Grubauer’s parents heard the news before he even had the chance to tell them.

04/18/2015

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