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Washington, Baltimore bid for 2026 World Cup matches

Maryland’s two NFL stadiums could be the sites of FIFA World Cup matches come 2026, and executives in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore are working to make that happen.

Carlson’s two-point night lifts Capitals over Penguins

John Carlson registered his second two-point game in three contests in the Capitals’ 4-1 win against Pittsburgh at Capital One Arena Friday.

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 10: Hot take rebuttal, Jay Gruden coaching tree, Ravens midseason report

This is the 10th episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka.

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 9: Kevin Blackistone in studio, MLB walk up music, Knight Commission meeting

This is the ninth episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka.

Major League Baseball players prefer hip-hop songs to get pumped up

Hundreds of Major League Baseball players enter the game to the sound of hip-hop, the most popular genre for MLB walk up songs, a Capital News Service analysis found.

Public losing confidence in NCAA, president says

The president of the NCAA said Monday that the public is losing confidence in his organization’s ability to regulate college basketball and other sports, suggesting that the problem needs to be fixed quickly.

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 7: Nats post-mortem, the D.C. sports curse and Wizards’ debut

This is the seventh episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka. We approach Washington and Baltimore professional sports from an outsider’s perspective and have data-driven discussions.

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 5: Nationals-Cubs NLDS preview, two 2-2 NFL teams and Ovechkin’s offense

This is the fifth episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka.

New neighbors Frazier, Meeks should be upgraded backups for Wizards’ stars

Tim Frazier and Jodie Meeks, who joined the Washington Wizards this summer, will do more than share a backcourt this season. They’re neighbors off the court, too.

Globe-trotting Australian Nathan Walker on verge of making Capitals

After traveling halfway around the world and working his way up to the American Hockey League, the Australian is poised to make the Washington Capitals’ opening-night roster.