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Spring has sprung on the diamond

Predictiing the playoffs, ranking the rotations, a closer look at each MLB team and tips to make the most of your fantasy roster.

The Wizards’ 50-win drought is absurd

The Wizards easily have the NBA’s longest stretch without winning 50 games.

Trimble returning to Terps

After evaluating NBA options, freshman point guard will return for a second season in College Park.

All of Ovechkin’s No. 50s

Capitals captain becomes just the sixth player to reach 50 goals six times, here’s a look at each milestone goal.

Wisconsin’s new Final Four uniforms are not good

Wisconsin’s new Final Four uniforms are not good

It’s a proportions thing maybe.

2015 NFL draft quarterback overview: Marcus Mariota aims to prove his pro readiness

2015 NFL draft quarterback overview: Marcus Mariota aims to prove his pro readiness

Mike Jones rates the top 10 quarterbacks in the draft, and examines the Oregon passer’s ability to transition from the spread to pro-style offenses.

Nats can overcome injuries to Rendon, Werth and Span as long as pitching is healthy

Nats can overcome injuries to Rendon, Werth and Span as long as pitching is healthy

The season isn’t starting off the way fans of the Washington Nationals would have hoped.

Anthony Rendon to start season on disabled list, Jayson Werth likely to join him

Anthony Rendon to start season on disabled list, Jayson Werth likely to join him

The Nationals projected starting third baseman and left fielder are likely to begin this season on the disabled list.

Robinson baseball hopes to keep rolling after fast start out of the box

Robinson baseball hopes to keep rolling after fast start out of the box

BASEBALL | Tyler Jumper, Nicco German and the Rams are 7-1 after a strong showing at the Mingo Bay Classic and looking to maintain their early success for a change.

The Wizards’ 50-win drought is absurd

The Wizards’ 50-win drought is absurd

The Wizards easily have the NBA’s longest stretch without winning 50 games.

Boys’ soccer: Maycol Nunez works on distributing for Washington-Lee

Boys’ soccer: Maycol Nunez works on distributing for Washington-Lee

BOYS’ SOCCER | Maycol Nunez, last year’s All-Met Player of the Year for a state runner-up, knows he has to get his teammates involved.

Woman who accused Alabama’s Jonathan Taylor of domestic violence recants story, charged with false reporting

Woman who accused Alabama’s Jonathan Taylor of domestic violence recants story, charged with false reporting

The charges against Taylor are now being reviewed by the police.

Trimble returning to Terps

Trimble returning to Terps

After evaluating NBA options, freshman point guard will return for a second season in College Park.

Nationals vs. Marlins spring training lineups and discussion thread

Nationals vs. Marlins spring training lineups and discussion thread

Lineups and discussion for Wednesday’s game against the Marlins in Jupiter.

Playoff seeding scenarios for the Washington Wizards

Playoff seeding scenarios for the Washington Wizards

A playoff berth again in hand, the Wizards will vie with Toronto and Chicago in the Eastern Conference race for the Nos. 3-5 seeds.

Armond Armstead settles lawsuit with USC over alleged Toradol abuse

Armstead sought unspecified monetary damages after alleging that his NFL prospects were ruined by the painkiller.

NL West preview: Dodgers will keep the Giants from a repeat

NL West preview: Dodgers will keep the Giants from a repeat

The Dodgers are now projected to win 91 games and have a 74.5 percent chance at earning the division title.

AL West preview: Mariners and Angels could be surprised by A’s

AL West preview: Mariners and Angels could be surprised by A’s

The AL West looks to be a two-horse race between the Seattle Seattle and the Los Angeles, with Oakland within striking distance to make it interesting.

A closer look at NFL draft prospect Shane Ray

A closer look at NFL draft prospect Shane Ray

The Missouri pass rusher and is a strong speed rusher, but would need to develop other moves and play the run better in the NFL.

All of Ovechkin’s No. 50s

All of Ovechkin’s No. 50s

Capitals captain becomes just the sixth player to reach 50 goals six times, here’s a look at each milestone goal.

Mariners plotting a course to playoffs; A’s falling back from recent peak

Mariners plotting a course to playoffs; A’s falling back from recent peak

Team-by-team previews and predicted finish for the AL West.

Dodgers should again be NL West’s top dog; Padres make big strides

Dodgers should again be NL West’s top dog; Padres make big strides

Team-by-team previews and predicted finish for the NL West.

White Sox ready to return to the top; Royals’ bullpen key to their 2015 success

White Sox ready to return to the top; Royals’ bullpen key to their 2015 success

Team-by-team previews and predicted finish for the AL Central.

Cardinals can top competitive NL Central; Brewers may be bound for basement

Cardinals can top competitive NL Central; Brewers may be bound for basement

Team-by-team previews and predicted finish for the NL Central.

Spring has sprung on the diamond

Spring has sprung on the diamond

Predictiing the playoffs, ranking the rotations, a closer look at each MLB team and tips to make the most of your fantasy roster.

Washington Nationals should reign again in NL East; Phillies brace for pain

Washington Nationals should reign again in NL East; Phillies brace for pain

Team-by-team previews and predicted finish for the NL East.

Red Sox should take AL East … if rotation holds; Yankees have questions, rebuild ahead

Red Sox should take AL East … if rotation holds; Yankees have questions, rebuild ahead

Team-by-team previews and predicted finish for the AL East.

Centennial wrestling champ Austin Kraisser prioritizes family at Campbell

Centennial wrestling champ Austin Kraisser prioritizes family at Campbell

Centennial junior Austin Kraisser orally committed to Campbell in Buies Creek, N.C., where he will join his brother and one of his former coaches.

Ranking all 30 MLB rotations, Nationals are clear No. 1

Ranking all 30 MLB rotations, Nationals are clear No. 1

The Nationals clearly flaunt the top arms, but how does the rest of the league stack up?

Nats release Frandsen, re-assign Gwynn

Nats release Frandsen, re-assign  Gwynn

With the trip north looming this weekend, the Nationals pared down their roster.

2015 MLB postseason predictions: Nationals to the World Series, but Mariners take the title

2015 MLB postseason predictions: Nationals to the World Series, but Mariners take the title

Projecting the playoff teams and postseason outcome for the season ahead.

The Big Shot: LaMarcus Aldridge’s gain in playing through pain

The Big Shot: LaMarcus Aldridge’s gain in playing through pain

The Trail Blazer’s decision to play despite a torn ligament in his thumb said a lot about his hopes for this season but also a burning desire to prove his worth to Portland.

New Caps Radio 24/7 audio channel features player music, game broadcasts and more

New Caps Radio 24/7 audio channel features player music, game broadcasts and more

Channel will provide a year-round soundtrack for Capitals fans.

How to pitch to Mike Trout

How to pitch to Mike Trout

The Angels superstar knows he has flaws to fix in his approach at the plate.

New-look top line succeeding with ‘pretty good balance’

New-look top line succeeding with ‘pretty good balance’

In two games together, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Joel Ward and Alex Ovechkin have combined to produce three even-strength goals.

April Fool’s Day 2015: No, Michael Jordan didn’t put Tom Brady in a full-body cast

And no, the Texans’ J.J. Watt isn’t running for mayor of Houston.

The Nationals have roster decisions to make

The Nationals have roster decisions to make

A breakdown of who remains in camp and how many spots are open.

Stephen Curry made Chris Paul look like an April fool

Stephen Curry made Chris Paul look like an April fool

Warriors guard had the Clippers’ guard all tied up on Tuesday night.

He’s Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein, and he’s certainly worth a listen

He’s Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein, and he’s certainly worth a listen

The Wildcats’ big man is a favorite among the press for his thoughtful, humorous interviews.

Kevin Durant says he ‘would love to stick it out with one team’

Kevin Durant says he ‘would love to stick it out with one team’

Kevin Durant won’t become a free agent for another 15 months but in a recent interview with Revolt TV, the reigning MVP expressed a desire to stay in Oklahoma City.

‘Entourage’ movie continues to court the sports world at star-studded sneak preview

‘Entourage’ movie continues to court the sports world at star-studded sneak preview

Steve Nash, Bill Simmons, Steph Curry and many Golden State Warriors got an early look at the film.

TV and radio listings: April 1

TV and radio listings: April 1

Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Appreciating Alex Ovechkin’s sixth 50-goal season

Appreciating Alex Ovechkin’s sixth 50-goal season

Ovi’s teammates and coach reflect in awe on his accomplishment.

U.S. national soccer team continues to concede late goals

U.S. national soccer team continues to concede late goals

Call it a habit or call it a trend. Whatever it is, this much is clear: The Americans are allowing a lot of late goals.

Alex Ovechkin scores 50th goal as Capitals tame Hurricanes

Alex Ovechkin scores 50th goal as Capitals tame Hurricanes

Milestone goal also gives him 472 for his career — tying him with Peter Bondra as the club’s all-time leading scorer.

Tiger Woods plays 18 holes at Augusta with Masters looming

Tiger Woods plays 18 holes at Augusta with Masters looming

The buzz is building, but will he play the tournament he’s won four times?

Oregon’s Marcus Mariota reportedly doesn’t plan to attend NFL draft

Oregon’s Marcus Mariota reportedly doesn’t plan to attend NFL draft

The NFL would be 0-for-2 if Jameis Winston stays home, too.

Ovechkin records sixth 50-goal season

Ovechkin records sixth 50-goal season

The Capitals star also tied Peter Bondra for the franchise record with 472 goals.

Ollie, U-Conn. coaches won’t travel to Final Four due to Indiana law

Ollie, U-Conn. coaches won’t travel to Final Four due to Indiana law

Coach of defending champs will comply with Connecticut governor’s ban.

Blevins discusses striking out Harper after trade

Blevins discusses striking out Harper after trade

Harper went down in three pitches to his former teammate. Meanwhile, den Dekker and Johnson debuted.