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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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5 Reasons for Optimism for the 2015-16 Caps Season

After yet another short run in the Stanley Cup playoffs, it may be hard to stay positive about the 2015-16 season.

05/15/2015

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Listen: Two Writers Argue Over Their Alex Ovechkin Stories on the Radio

Two serious sports writers carry their twitter fight over their respective Alex Ovechkin angles onto the radio for everyone to enjoy.

05/14/2015

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After Another Game 7 Heartbreaker, Caps Fan Cry Out, ‘Why Can’t We Beat The Rangers?’

It happened again. But the pain won’t last forever. For now, embrace it.

05/14/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 13:  Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals looks to make a save as Brooks Orpik #44 of the Washington Capitals and Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers fight for position in the third period of Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 13, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Advance in OT on Stepan Goal, 2-1 Over Caps

Derek Stepan scored 11:24 in overtime, lifting the New York Rangers past the Washington Capitals 2-1 and into the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.

05/13/2015

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D.C. Sports Viewing Schedule: Nationals, Capitals, Wizards, United

A helpful guide of where and when to watch the Capitals, Wizards, Nationals and D.C. United, all playing on May 13, 2015.

05/13/2015

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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

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Brooks Laich on Junkies’ Game 7 Predictions: ‘You’re Lucky I’m Not in the Studio’

Brooks Laich’s response to The Junkies giving his Capitals’ less-than-one percent chance of winning Game 7.

05/12/2015

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring a goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period at Verizon Center on March 31, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Trotz Loves Ovechkin’s Bold Game 7 Prediction

Caps head coach Barry Trotz says he loves the leadership exhibited by Alex Ovechkin in guaranteeing a Game 7 win over the New York Rangers.

05/11/2015

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Caps Lose Game 6, But Ovechkin Says His Team Will Win Series

Alex Ovechkin on Capitals-Rangers Game 7: “We’re gonna play our game and we’re gonna come back and we’re gonna play Montreal or Tampa.”

05/11/2015

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