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Do D.C. sports fans have reasons for optimism? Your questions, answered.

Every Tuesday at 1 p.m. Eastern time, Barry Svrluga takes your questions. (Simone Noronha for The Washington Post)

The Super Bowl matchup is set. The NHL all-star break is almost upon us. Pitchers and catchers report in two weeks. The Nationals and Commanders may (or may not) be sold. Mikaela Shiffrin is breaking skiing records. How to choose?

Given all that’s going on in the sports world, we thought we’d host an old-school, anything-goes sports Q&A. So you brought whatever queries were on your mind, and I did my best with them.

Here are some of the questions I answered:

Read the full chat below.

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Thomas Floyd, an editor for The Post’s Sports section, produced this Q&A.