WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 5: Washington Capitals left wing Curtis Glencross (22) celebrates after scoring his first goal as a Washington Capitals during the first period of the game between the Washington Capitals and the Minnesota Wild at the Verizon Center on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Long career surprises Glencross

Newly acquired Capitals forward will play in his 500th career NHL game Saturday afternoon.

NCAA tournament: Zags, Cardinals, Blue Devils & Spartans to Elite Eight

NCAA tournament: Zags, Cardinals, Blue Devils & Spartans to Elite Eight

Gonzaga wears down UCLA; Louisville tops N.C. State; Duke defeats Utah; and Michigan State slips past Oklahoma in Friday’s tournament action.

Drew Gooden III was ready for the huge workload Friday against Hornets

Drew Gooden III was ready for the huge workload Friday against Hornets

Gooden had 15 points and 17 rebounds in a season-high 39 minutes.

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Pitino always has been one to think outside the three-point line

Pitino always has been one to think outside the three-point line

With the Cardinals’ win over North Carolina State, coach is in a regional final for the 12th time.

Behind Justise Winslow, Duke overwhelms Utah to reach Elite Eight

Behind Justise Winslow, Duke overwhelms Utah to reach Elite Eight

Winslow finishes with third double-double in four games to lift Duke to Elite Eight matchup with Gonzaga.

Wizards win in double-OT

Wizards win in double-OT

John Wall scores 32 points and hits key shots late as Washington ends a four-game skid with a home victory.

Woodbridge edges Patriot on OT goal

Woodbridge edges Patriot on OT goal

GIRLS’ SOCCER | The 10th-ranked Vikings make the most of the extra period against a nonconference foe with Caitlin Sullivan’s game-winner.

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No. 4 South River cruises past No. 9 Arundel

No. 4 South River cruises past No. 9 Arundel

Senior Dylan Mansur’s three goals help guide South River to a 6-2 win.

Dylan Mansur, South River stay ‘pumped up’ in win over Arundel

Dylan Mansur, South River stay ‘pumped up’ in win over Arundel

BOYS’ LACROSSE | Dylan Mansur scores three goals to help the fourth-ranked Seahawks beat No. 9 Arundel, 6-2, at home in Edgewater.

Karnowski stars as Gonzaga moves to Elite Eight with a win over UCLA

Karnowski stars as Gonzaga moves to Elite Eight with a win over UCLA

Polish big man carries Bulldogs to first Elite Eight since 1998.

Watch some of tonight’s top NCAA tournament plays

Watch some of tonight’s top NCAA tournament plays

N.C. State’s Anthony “Cat” Barber rebounds while on the ground, then kicks the ball out for an open three-pointer. While still on the ground.

Wisconsin, Arizona prove late bloomers can still thrive in NCAA tournament

Wisconsin, Arizona prove late bloomers can still thrive in NCAA tournament

Badgers’ Frank Kaminsky, Wildcats’ T.J. McConnell among the upperclassmen who are leading a revival of the four-year college star.

Top big man prospect Diamond Stone commits to Maryland

Top big man prospect Diamond Stone commits to Maryland

Stone picked Maryland over Wisconsin, Connecticut, Arizona and Oklahoma State.

In Notre Dame vs. Kentucky, a man who saw 1991 hopes to see 1991 again

In Notre Dame vs. Kentucky, a man who saw 1991 hopes to see 1991 again

Notre Dame Coach Mike Brey, part of the Duke coaching staff that solved unbeaten Nevada-Las Vegas in 1991, aims to solve unbeaten Kentucky in 2015

Louisville goes with yellow laces for a good cause

Louisville goes with yellow laces for a good cause

The Cardinals aim to raise awareness for pediatric cancer during their Sweet 16 game against North Carolina State.

Maryland women’s basketball meets old rival Duke in new setting

Maryland women’s basketball meets old rival Duke in new setting

The Terrapins are no longer in the ACC, but their grudge match with the Blue Devils will continue Saturday in the NCAA tournament round of 16.

Discuss Wizards vs. Hornets

Discuss Wizards vs. Hornets

Bradley Beal returns to the lineup as Washington looks to snap a four-game losing streak vs. Charlotte.

Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield talks really, really fast

Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield talks really, really fast

It comes in handy for trash talking on the court.

Will Ferrell says Marcin Gortat would dominate Dwight Howard in an arm-wrestling match

Will Ferrell says Marcin Gortat would dominate Dwight Howard in an arm-wrestling match

“Get Hard” stars Ferrell and Kevin Hart talk Wizards-Rockets.

Ryan Zimmerman exits early, Drew Storen returns, Jordan Zimmermann says extension ‘not looking good’ before season starts

Ryan Zimmerman exits early, Drew Storen returns, Jordan Zimmermann says extension ‘not looking good’ before season starts

Zimmerman left after he banged the side of his body, Storen fired a scoreless inning and Jordan Zimmermann tossed six scoreless.

Long career surprises Glencross

Long career surprises Glencross

Newly acquired Capitals forward will play in his 500th career NHL game Saturday afternoon.

Nationals reassign six from big league camp, and other notes

Nationals reassign six from big league camp, and other notes

Minor notes on Jayson Werth, Denard Span, Anthony Rendon and Blake Treinen.

Lionel Messi might not play in Argentina-El Salvador match

Lionel Messi might not play in Argentina-El Salvador match

Argentina’s coach could not guarantee on Friday that he would play the superstar, who has a foot injury, on Saturday at FedEx Field.

Vikings sign 6-foot-9, 351-pound Polish center Babatunde Aiyegbusi

Vikings sign 6-foot-9, 351-pound Polish center Babatunde Aiyegbusi

He comes to the Vikings via an unconventional journey.

RGIII and Alex Ovechkin meet Lionel Messi

RGIII and Alex Ovechkin meet Lionel Messi

Griffin, Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov attend Messi’s practice at FedEx Field.

11 moments that devastated the NBA’s Eastern Conference

11 moments that devastated the NBA’s Eastern Conference

The series of events that sapped all strength East and left the conference a husk of its former self.

Kevin Durant to have season-ending foot surgery

Kevin Durant to have season-ending   foot surgery

The Thunder say the bone graft has a four- to six-month recovery time.

Barry Trotz focused on rematch with Predators

Barry Trotz focused on rematch with Predators

“Don’t want them to rally around me,” Trotz said. “I want them to rally around each other, so they recognize we didn’t play well as a group.“

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11 moments that crushed the NBA’s awful Eastern Conference

11 moments that crushed the NBA’s awful Eastern Conference

The trades, draft picks and missteps that have led to the Eastern Conference becoming the league’s longest-running punchline.

Redskins haven’t ruled out re-signing Santana Moss

Redskins haven’t ruled out re-signing Santana Moss

The Redskins haven’t ruled out re-signing wide receiver Santana Moss, but will likely wait to see how next month’s NFL draft plays out before deciding on the 14-year veteran’s future with the franchise.

MLS schedule gives no rest for the friendlies (or the qualifiers)

MLS schedule gives no rest for the friendlies (or the qualifiers)

The league will play a full slate this weekend despite conflicts with the international schedule — a boost for D.C. United vs. the L.A. Galaxy.

Bradley Beal on the bench causes all sorts of problems for Wizards

Bradley Beal on the bench causes all sorts of problems for Wizards

Almost every Wizards’ player who plays significant minutes sees a decrease in their efficiency when Beal is off the court.

Kornheiser: Wizards are the Titanic

Kornheiser: Wizards are the  Titanic

“PTI” cohost Michael Wilbon doesn’t think Wizards players are trying to get Coach Randy Wittman fired.

Beal a game-time decision against Hornets

Beal a game-time decision against Hornets

Bradley Beal sprained his left ankle in Wednesday’s loss to the Indiana Pacers.

Forward Tom Wilson fined $2,000 for embellishment

Forward Tom Wilson fined $2,000 for embellishment

Wilson previously received a warning for an embellishment penalty against Toronto, and for his second citation got docked money.

Will Bynum officially joins Wizards

Will Bynum officially joins Wizards

Bynum played 30 games in China this season and is coming off a hamstring injury.

Jay Gruden sees Matt Cavanaugh as settling force on Redskins coaching staff

Jay Gruden sees Matt Cavanaugh as settling force on Redskins coaching staff

As he reviewed his first season as an NFL head coach and assessed everything from top to bottom, Jay Gruden realized that he had underestimated all of the responsibilities that would fall on his shoulders, and those of offensive coordinator Sean McVay.

David Ortiz is very angry about the number of times he’s been tested for PEDs

David Ortiz is very angry about the number of times he’s been tested for PEDs

“They say these tests are random. If it’s really random, I should start playing the damn lottery,” he writes for The Players’ Tribune.

Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee recalls ridiculously short conversation about Odin Lloyd’s murder

Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee recalls ridiculously short conversation about Odin Lloyd’s murder

She also denied helping him discard of the alleged murder weapon.

Fantasy baseball: Five hitters to avoid on draft day

Fantasy baseball: Five hitters to avoid on draft day

There is nothing worse than being disappointed by a player you thought would contribute to a championship fantasy baseball team.

The lucrative loophole being exploited by daily fantasy sports sites

The lucrative loophole being exploited by daily fantasy sports sites

Exemption intended to preserve season-long leagues protects lucrative online daily contests.

Lakers get more Twitter love in D.C. than the Wizards

Lakers get more Twitter love in D.C. than the Wizards

Kobe and Co. have more Twitter followers in D.C., Prince George’s County and Loudoun County than the Wizards do.

Nationals-Cardinals lineups and discussion thread

Nationals-Cardinals lineups and discussion thread

Bryce Harper is back in the lineup after dealing with a stomach bug.

No. 1 Terps women’s lacrosse is riding high with no-look goal, new uniforms and a magazine cover

No. 1 Terps women’s lacrosse is riding high with no-look goal, new uniforms and a magazine cover

Top-ranked Maryland routs No. 4 Northwestern in B1G debut.

The ‘other Coach K’ brings SEAL-trained, sweetgrass-smoked Utah to Sweet 16

The ‘other Coach K’ brings SEAL-trained, sweetgrass-smoked Utah to Sweet 16

Larry Krystkowiak is bringing Utah’s program back into the spotlight with some unorthodox training methods.

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No. 7 Robinson storms past Chantilly, 7-4

No. 7 Robinson storms past Chantilly, 7-4

Senior Chapman Jasien scored two goals in less than three minutes to guide the Rams to a victory over the Chargers.

John Fox says Jay Cutler will have to compete for Bears’ starting job

John Fox says Jay Cutler will have to compete for Bears’ starting job

His main competition remains Jimmy Clausen, who started one game last season.

Ramos says — again —
this year will be different

Ramos says — again — <br>this year will be different

Nationals’ injury-plagued catcher says this is the year he’ll finally stay healthy for an entire season.