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  • Digest (July 7): Washington Spirit hosting 1st televised game of week

    Digest (July 7): Washington Spirit hosting 1st televised game of week

    The Washington Spirit will host the Orlando Pride today in the first National Women's Soccer League Lifetime Game of the Week played at the Maryland SoccerPlex. National TV coverage on Lifetime starts at 3:30 p.m. with kickoff set for 3:50 p.m. This will be the second meeting this season between...

  • Digest (July 6): Capitals re-sign backup goaltender Grubauer

    Digest (July 6): Capitals re-sign backup goaltender Grubauer

    The Washington Capitals have re-signed goaltender Philipp Grubauer to a one-year, $1.5 million contract. Grubauer, 25, posted a 13-6-2 record with three shutouts, a 2.04 goals-against average and a .926 save percentage in 24 games with the Capitals during the 2016-17 season as the primary backup...

  • Digest (July 5): Wizards set to match Nets' offer to Otto Porter Jr.

    Digest (July 5): Wizards set to match Nets' offer to Otto Porter Jr.

    After his best NBA season, Otto Porter Jr. has a big offer to join the Brooklyn Nets. But it appears he'll be staying in Washington. Porter has agreed to sign an offer sheet with the Nets, a person with knowledge of the details told the Associated Press on Wednesday. The Wizards plan to match the...

  • Digest (July 4): Burakovsky re-signed by Capitals for two seasons

    Digest (July 4): Burakovsky re-signed by Capitals for two seasons

    The Washington Capitals re-signed right wing Andre Burakovsky to a two-year, $6 million contract. Burakovsky, 22, had 12 goals and 23 assists in 64 games with the Capitals during this past season, recording career highs in assists and plus/minus (+13). Burakovsky had a career-high eight multipoint...

  • Digest: Capitals sign Smith-Pelly, Albert to one-year deals

    Digest: Capitals sign Smith-Pelly, Albert to one-year deals

    Less than 24 hours after clearing salary cap room by trading left wing Marcus Johansson to the New Jersey Devils, the Washington Capitals used their new roster flexibility to sign right wing Devante Smith-Pelly to a one-year, two-way contract that will pay him the league minimum of $650,000 when...

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