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  • Named after Alex Ovechkin, Eighttofasttocatch the favorite at Maryland Million Classic

    Named after Alex Ovechkin, Eighttofasttocatch the favorite at Maryland Million Classic
    Eighttofasttocatch has gone from being an excitable horse to a well-mannered, explosive performer who is the morning line favorite for Saturday's Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park. The 5-year-old gelded son of Not For Love owes that in part to...
  • Olie Kolzig returns to Capitals as associate coach

    WASHINGTON — Olie Kolzig left the Washington Capitals on less-than-ideal terms after nearly two decades as a popular and productive goalie. Clearly, that rift is a thing of the past. The man known as “Olie the Goalie” returned to the...
  • Coffee Companion -- 3/1

    Coffee Companion -- 3/1
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • Coffee Companion -- 7/19: O's pitchers get shelled by Red Sox

    Coffee Companion -- 7/19: O's pitchers get shelled by Red Sox
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.  Running it back: The Red...
  • Ovechkin and the Capitals help Virginia man win the lottery

    Ovechkin and the Capitals help Virginia man win the lottery
    The Capitals have had trouble cashing in this season, but playing five Washington forwards paid off for Jimmy Smith, a Capitals fan from Alexandria, Va. Smith won the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 game last month with the lucky combination of 8-19-21-22-28,...
  • Caps recap: Capitals surge to first place in Southeast

    Caps recap: Capitals surge to first place in Southeast
    The Capitals are finally clicking with a month remaining in the regular season. They have won five straight games and seven of eight to reclaim the top spot in the Southeast Division, and Monday night's 2-1 shootout victory over the Lightning gave...
  • Pauly D was Ovechkin's special guest at Sunday's Caps game

    Pauly D was Ovechkin's special guest at Sunday's Caps game
    The Capitals won their eighth straight game on Sunday, beating the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Blackhawks, 4-3, on Mike Knuble's overtime game-winner. The bigger story, though, was that DJ Pauly D of "Jersey Shore" fame attended the game at...
  • Caps recap: Banged-up Capitals coming down the home stretch

    Caps recap: Banged-up Capitals coming down the home stretch
    With five games left in the regular season, the Capitals have pretty much locked up the Southeast Division title and are likely to secure the second seed in the Eastern Conference. But Washington coach Bruce Boudreau doesn't want his team to let up....
  • Caps recap: Capitals showed true grit in win over Penguins

    Caps recap: Capitals showed true grit in win over Penguins
    The pre-Super Bowl showdown between the Capitals and the Penguins was significantly lacking sizzle with Pittsburgh stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin out of the lineup. But that doesn't mean the Capitals' 3-0 win on Sunday wasn't impressive....
  • Five players the Caps should target at the deadline

    Five players the Caps should target at the deadline
    Expect the Capitals, who trail the Lightning by five points in the Southeast Division, to be players before the NHL's trade deadline on Feb. 28. As it's currently constituted, this team doesn't appear to be capable of going on a deep playoff run (though...
  • Coffee Companion -- 2/22

    Coffee Companion -- 2/22
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • Caps recap: Has Ovechkin gotten his groove back?

    Caps recap: Has Ovechkin gotten his groove back?
    The Capitals' season continues to see-saw with 21 games left before the playoffs. They haven't been able to get in a steady rhythm since a strong November, winning a few games before losing a few then doing it all over again and again. Yet somehow,...