Caps rookie walks a different path


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

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

Caps unveil Winter Classic uniforms

The Washington Capitals unveiled the jerseys they will wear for their Winter Classic matchup at Nationals Park on New Year's Day. 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

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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Redskins' Brian Orakpo to play with cast on hand

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Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Cousins elaborates on Redskins being RG3's team

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Owner: 'No misinformation' by Ravens on Rice

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

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 02:22pm EDT

Nats' Ryan Zimmerman sits again because of leg

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Updated 11 minutes, 32 seconds ago

Ovechkin, Capitals unveil Winter Classic uniforms

Years after email from Capitals owner Leonsis to NHL's Bettman, Winter Classic uniforms debut

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Police: Wife believed Jonathan Dwyer was cheating

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Updated 11 minutes, 30 seconds ago

Goodell meets 11 former players about NFL conduct

Goodell, Vincent meet with 11 former players about NFL personal conduct policy

Updated 11 minutes, 37 seconds ago

Florida State starting nose tackle out for season

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Updated 11 minutes, 31 seconds ago

Malzahn: QB Marshall 'best guy' with game on line

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Updated 11 minutes, 34 seconds ago

Mavs sign free agent forward Charlie Villanueva

Mavericks add free agent forward Charlie Villanueva to put training camp roster at 19

Updated 1 hours, 05 minutes ago

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

Lightning's Drouin out 3-4 weeks with thumb injury

Lightning rookie forward Jonathan Drouin out 3 to 4 weeks due to right thumb injury

Updated 16 minutes, 47 seconds ago

Ryder Cup: an unbalanced ledger in Europe's favor

Something about the Ryder Cup brings out the best in Europe and unnerves the Americans

Updated 17 minutes, 17 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

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 02:16pm EDT
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