Caps rookie walks a different path

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Washington Capitals draftee Nathan Walker is the first Australian ever selected by an NHL team, and looks to become the first player from down under to play in the league. Full Story

DMV Game of the Week

Read up on last week's rivalry matchup between Damascus and Quince Orchard and vote for which game we should cover this Friday. Full Story

Only '-kowskis' allowed to score

When the Raiders took on the Patriots in Foxborough on Sunday, only players with a last name ending in "-kowski" scored any points. Full Story

NFL Week 3 recaps

The Redskins dropped a heartbreaker, which got WTOP's Rob Woodfork thinking about how special teams are undervalued in the NFL. Full Story

'South Park' tackles Redskins (Video)

The popular Comedy Central show, "South Park" took aim at the Redskins' name in an ad that aired during Sunday's Redskins-Eagles game. Full Story

Photo Galleries

  • In our first DMV Game of the Week, Gonzaga College High School took on Centreville High School in a match-up of top-ranked programs.
  • The WTOP staff predicts the national champion, the playoff field, sleepers and the most overrated teams.
  • Jose Canseco is one of the most entertaining athletes to follow on Twitter. We sample some of his greatest work.
  • The Washington Redskins Training Camp is underway in Richmond, Virginia.
  • The inaugural DC FootGolf Open took place at LakeRidge Golf Course in Woodbridge, Virginia on Saturday, July 19.
  • The Brompton U.S. Championship bike race took place on Sunday, July 13 at RFK Stadium.
  • The Washington Kastles kick off their home season as they take aim at their fifth World Team Tennis title in eight years.
  • As the world's biggest sporting event gets underway, see photos from people around the world watching the 2014 World Cup.
  • Red Bull Global Rallycross made its D.C. debut, bringing motorsports back to the District for the first time in 12 years.
  • The WTOP staff shares their picks for a champion, how well the U.S. will fare, and dark horses at the 2014 World Cup.
  • Little League is marking its 75th anniversary.
  • Actor and Redskins fan Matthew McConaughey visits with Robert Griffin III.
  • The songs that help motivate the Washington Nationals players before they bat.
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Yankees claim OF Perez off waivers from Nationals

Yankees claim outfielder Eury Perez off waivers from Washington Nationals

Monday - 09/22/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Metro open late for Redskins game

Metro will stay open late for crowds expected at Washington Redskins game on Thursday night

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 05:50am EDT

Battered Redskins deal with short work week

The Redskins had a particularly bruising game at the wrong time. Not only were DeAngelo Hall (ruptured left Achilles) and Duke Ihenacho (broken left foot) lost for the season in Sunday's 37-34 defeat to the Philadelphia Eagles, but battered players such as Orakpo, Jason Hatcher and Shawn Lauvao have little time to recover because there's another game on Thursday.

Monday - 09/22/2014, 10:53pm EDT

Owner: 'No misinformation' by Ravens on Rice

Owner: 'No misdirection, misinformation' by Ravens on Ray Rice domestic violence investigation

Updated 19 minutes, 25 seconds ago

What's next for the Braves after firing GM Wren

After firing GM Frank Wren, the Atlanta Braves face plenty of questions heading into offseason

Updated 19 minutes, 17 seconds ago

Jeff Samardzija pitches A's past Angels 8-4

Samardzija and A's keep hold of top AL wild-card spot, beating division champion Angels 8-4

Updated 19 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Depleted Steelers sign linebacker James Harrison

James Harrison ends retirement and returns to Steelers team in need of help at linebacker

Updated 19 minutes, 05 seconds ago

Bears get early breaks, hold on to beat Jets 27-19

Cutler throws 2 TD passes to Bennett, Bears hold on to beat sloppy Jets 27-19

Updated 19 minutes, 13 seconds ago

Kelly: 5 players to have hearings by next week

5 Notre Dame players withheld from games to have hearings on academic dishonesty by next week

Updated 09 minutes, 07 seconds ago

A&M cadet praised for block to protect mascot

Texas A&M cadet praised for throwing block to protect collie mascot from SMU player

Updated 13 minutes, 16 seconds ago

NBA Calendar

NBA Calendar

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 10:30am EDT

United coach Ben Olsen gets contract extension

United coach Ben Olsen gets contract extension; team closing in on worst-to-first turnaround

Monday - 09/22/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Capitals rookie walks a different path

Washington Capitals rookie Nathan Walker is the first Australian ever drafted by an NHL team, and looks to become the first player from down under to play in the league.

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 06:49am EDT

When losing hurts worse than winning feels good

In a sport where players lose more than they win, it hurts worse at Ryder Cup

Updated 19 minutes, 08 seconds ago

Nadal's coach criticizes female Davis Cup captain

Nadal's coach criticizes Spain's decision to appoint a woman as Davis Cup captain

Updated 23 minutes, 05 seconds ago
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