Thomas Boswell: Most recent columns

These Capitals are loose and dealing as they head to Vegas
Reversing its playoff curse, Washington advances to the Stanley Cup finals by beating Tampa Bay in a Game 7 performance filled with crushing checks and creative plays.
The Capitals’ best chance to shed their demons? Embrace the moment.
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2018; 6:58 PM)
Juan Soto has arrived early. It’s time to find out whether Nationals’ teen is a dream.
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2018; 8:12 PM)
The Capitals’ overachieving year threatens, again, to end in doom and gloom
(The Washington Post, May 18, 2018; 2:17 PM)
The Nationals’ bullpen prayed for rain, and now it has a chance for a much-needed reset
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2018; 8:24 PM)
For Washington sports teams and fans, a breakthrough, and maybe a new era
(The Washington Post, May 9, 2018; 1:02 PM)
Nationals are wise to be playing it safe with their stars
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2018; 9:00 PM)
Nationals find untapped strengths, and a rallying cry leads to a rally
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2018; 8:14 PM)
For the Nationals, there’s no ill communication, just positivity run amok
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2018; 7:36 PM)
Could it be? The Capitals are finally getting the right kind of luck in the playoffs.
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2018; 9:42 PM)
Nationals can at least take a breath after much-needed series victory over Mets
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2018; 3:33 PM)
A storm cloud hovers over these Nationals, and the immediate forecast is just as troubling
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2018; 8:38 PM)
What, Nats worry? A 6-6 start has reasons for optimism — and some cause for concern
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2018; 8:07 PM)
Patrick Reed conquers the Masters, golf’s greatest psychological test
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2018; 10:31 PM)
Leaders at Augusta tell us one thing: This Masters is strictly for the masters
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2018; 7:33 PM)
Tony Finau is on the Masters leader board on essentially one foot — and it gets better
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2018; 7:51 PM)
Tiger Woods was back at the Masters, and golf just might have plenty more of him
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2018; 7:34 PM)
For Dave Martinez, Nationals’ lineup is never out of order, just shaken up a bit
(The Washington Post, March 30, 2018; 10:24 PM)
After bold, bland and cool, the Nationals’ new manager says, let’s have fun
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2018; 9:34 AM)
Mike Rizzo waits on a contract extension from the Nationals, one he’s easily earned
(The Washington Post, March 18, 2018; 11:44 AM)