Scott Allen

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering D.C. pro and local college sports

Education: Stanford University, BA in Psychology

Scott Allen has written about the Capitals, Commanders, Nationals, Wizards and more for The Washington Post's D.C. Sports Bog since 2014. Before joining The Post, he wrote about high school sports for USA Today, developed courses for a Web-based training company, and worked as a reporter and page designer for the Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune.
Latest from Scott Allen

Bill Walton, Memphis State and the legacy of the 1973 NCAA title game

Bill Walton scored a championship game record 44 points in UCLA’s win over Memphis State, ending a run that helped bring a divided city together.

March 31, 2023

Clock violations and harried hot dog runs: The new, faster MLB is here

A pitch clock. New shift rules. Bigger bases. MLB is back and faster than ever.

March 30, 2023

Opening Day highlights: Braves top Nationals in a rocky start to the season for CJ Abrams

The Nationals faced the Braves on Thursday afternoon at Nationals Park.

March 30, 2023

From the field to a rookie card: Fanatics creates ‘MLB Debut’ jersey patches

Advertisements aren’t the only new patches coming to players’ sleeves this season. Debut patches will be authenticated and appear in a future Topps set.

March 30, 2023

12 unlikely (but not impossible) predictions for the 2023 MLB season

Bold predictions for every division in Major League Baseball as the 2023 season approaches.

March 27, 2023

What’s new at Nationals Park for 2023

New food at Nationals Park this year, including Swizzler and Capo Deli, and the 2023 dates for the best giveaways including bobbleheads and more.

March 24, 2023

Nats will induct Ted Lerner into their Ring of Honor, wear commemorative patch

Ted Lerner, the Nationals’ longtime owner, died at 97 last month.

March 24, 2023

Watching March Madness? Play our bingo card.

The NCAA basketball tournament is all about joy and pain, grace and absurdity. See how many items you can check off in our March Madness bingo card.

March 23, 2023

Capitals’ latest celebration of Alex Ovechkin was their most elaborate yet

Alex Ovechkin was greeted by fans when he arrived at Capital One Arena and showered with gifts during a pregame ceremony.

March 22, 2023

He ran D.C. half marathon dressed as Sean Taylor — helmet, pads and all

Rusty Burrell has also run races dressed as a Star Wars Stormtrooper, Juan Soto and Allen Iverson.

March 21, 2023