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The Nationals are bringing the baseball playoffs to the city for the first time since 1933, while the Capitals have been locked out by the NHL, and the preseason games have been canceled. The combination could either help or hurt businesses surrounding Nationals Park and the Verizon Center.
Under the District's agreement with the Washington Nationals, D.C. officials won't be receiving any free tickets to the playoffs.
For the Nationals, it's the postseason and then wedding season.
Burgundy and red matched the occasion for the Redskins' home opener and the Nationals' push playoff position.
When spring training started in Viera back in February, Nationals manager Davey Johnson felt so good about his team he said, "If we don't win the division, they can fire me."
The NHL says the loud crowd in the Capitals' arena contributed to a miscommunication leading to an extra 5.3 seconds being played in Washington's 2-1 victory over Boston.
Here we go again. For the fifth-straight year, the Capitals are in the playoffs. They took early exits the previous four. So, what can we expect this time?
Bruins first-line forward Nathan Horton will miss the Stanley Cup playoffs because of concussion-related symptoms.