Caps rookie walks a different path

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Washington Capitals draftee Nathan Walker is the first Australian ever selected by an NHL team, and looks to become the first player from down under to play in the league. Full Story

'South Park' tackles Redskins (Video)

The popular Comedy Central show, "South Park" took aim at the Redskins' name in an ad that aired during Sunday's Redskins-Eagles game. Full Story

Tough sledding with Wounded Warriors

Before NHL training camps kicked into full gear Friday, a group of Wounded Warriors played a different kind of hockey game. Full Story

DMV Game of the Week

Read up on last week's rivalry matchup between Damascus and Quince Orchard and vote for which game we should cover this Friday. Full Story

Only '-kowskis' allowed to score

When the Raiders took on the Patriots in Foxborough on Sunday, only players with a last name ending in "-kowski" scored any points. Full Story

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  • Jose Canseco is one of the most entertaining athletes to follow on Twitter. We sample some of his greatest work.
  • The Washington Redskins Training Camp is underway in Richmond, Virginia.
  • The inaugural DC FootGolf Open took place at LakeRidge Golf Course in Woodbridge, Virginia on Saturday, July 19.
  • The Brompton U.S. Championship bike race took place on Sunday, July 13 at RFK Stadium.
  • The Washington Kastles kick off their home season as they take aim at their fifth World Team Tennis title in eight years.
  • As the world's biggest sporting event gets underway, see photos from people around the world watching the 2014 World Cup.
  • Red Bull Global Rallycross made its D.C. debut, bringing motorsports back to the District for the first time in 12 years.
  • The WTOP staff shares their picks for a champion, how well the U.S. will fare, and dark horses at the 2014 World Cup.
  • Little League is marking its 75th anniversary.
  • Actor and Redskins fan Matthew McConaughey visits with Robert Griffin III.
  • The songs that help motivate the Washington Nationals players before they bat.
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Capitals rookie walks a different path

Washington Capitals rookie Nathan Walker is the first Australian ever drafted by an NHL team, and looks to become the first player from down under to play in the league.

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