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The real winner in the D.C. United stadium deal

Forget about the team or the developers, the real winners in the D.C. United stadium deal are the fans.

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  • NHL Scoring Leaders

    Through Dec. 18 GP G A PTS Tyler Seguin, Dal 30 23 15 38 Evgeni Malkin, Pit 31 15 23 38 Jakub Voracek, Phi 31 12 26 38 Vladimir Tarasenko, StL 32 20 17 37 Steven Stamkos, TB 33 18 17 35 Ryan Getzlaf, Anh 33 10 25 35 Sidney Crosby, Pit 28 9 26…

  • 39 bowl games and a reason to watch every one

    Over the next three weeks, 38 bowl games and a national championship game will be played from Boise to the Bahamas and various points in between. You should watch them all. Here’s why: Saturday, Dec. 20 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Nevada (minus 1) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Why watch? Someone thought it would be fun to…

  • Blues-Kings Sums

    St. Louis 3 1 0–4 Los Angeles 1 2 3–6 First Period_1, St. Louis, Backes 8 (Bouwmeester, Pietrangelo), 13:12 (pp). 2, St. Louis, Jaskin 2 (Lindbohm, Berglund), 14:23. 3, St. Louis, Shattenkirk 5 (Steen, Stastny), 16:00 (pp). 4, Los Angeles, Gaborik 8 (Carter, Kopitar), 17:45 (pp). Penalties_Clifford, LA (roughing), :55; Shattenkirk, StL, major (fighting), 3:05;…

  • Blues-Kings Sum

    St. Louis 3 1 0–4 Los Angeles 1 2 3–6 First Period_1, St. Louis, Backes 8 (Bouwmeester, Pietrangelo), 13:12 (pp). 2, St. Louis, Jaskin 2 (Lindbohm, Berglund), 14:23. 3, St. Louis, Shattenkirk 5 (Steen, Stastny), 16:00 (pp). 4, Los Angeles, Gaborik 8 (Carter, Kopitar), 17:45 (pp). Second Period_5, Los Angeles, Kopitar 7 (Gaborik, Carter), 6:14.…

  • LA Kings erase 3-goal deficit, move past Blues 6-4

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anze Kopitar had a career-high five points, Jake Muzzin scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 11:02 to play, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied from an early three-goal deficit for a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Marian Gaborik had two goals and an assist, while Jeff…

  • Marathon bombing survivor in ‘Yes to Dress’ finale

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombings took Rebekah DiMartino’s leg, but they couldn’t rob her of her joy as a new bride. Friday’s season finale of the TLC reality show “Say Yes to the Dress” features DiMartino struggling to keep her balance on crutches while searching for the perfect wedding gown. Doctors amputated DiMartino’s…

  • NHL Capsules

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Comeau scored 2:24 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots, registering his sixth shutout of the season just hours after the Penguins thought their starting goalie had the mumps. Fleury, who recorded his 34th NHL shutout,…

  • Australian Open goes back to The Australian course

    SYDNEY (AP) — American Jordan Spieth will have an opportunity to defend his Australian Open title next year on the same course he won the tournament on three weeks ago. Golf Australia said Friday that The Australian Golf Club in Sydney will host the tournament for the 19th time. Dates for the event, as well…

  • Thunder-Warriors, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (109) Durant 10-13 5-7 30, Ibaka 5-8 0-0 12, Adams 3-4 0-1 6, Westbrook 11-30 8-12 33, Roberson 4-8 1-2 10, Perkins 1-2 0-0 2, Jones 2-7 0-0 4, Morrow 2-4 0-0 4, Jackson 2-8 0-0 4, Lamb 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 41-86 16-24 109. GOLDEN STATE (114) Barnes 5-11 0-0 12, Green…

  • Thunder-Warriors, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (109) Durant 10-13 5-7 30, Ibaka 5-8 0-0 12, Adams 3-4 0-1 6, Westbrook 11-30 8-12 33, Roberson 4-8 1-2 10, Perkins 1-2 0-0 2, Jones 2-7 0-0 4, Morrow 2-4 0-0 4, Jackson 2-8 0-0 4, Lamb 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 41-86 16-24 109. GOLDEN STATE (114) Barnes 5-11 0-0 12, Green…

  • Warriors beat Thunder 114-109 after Durant injury

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle. Durant scored a season-high 30 points on 10-for-13 shooting in a spectacular first…

  • Bucks spoil Cousins’ return, beat Kings 108-107

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Knight scored 20 points and the Milwaukee Bucks spoiled DeMarcus Cousins’ return to the struggling Sacramento Kings with a 108-107 victory Thursday night. With their inside game lacking due to missing players, the Bucks shot well from the perimeter for much of the night in winning their third in four…

  • Padres, Dodgers finalize Kemp trade

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Slugger Matt Kemp has joined the Padres after San Diego and the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized a five-player trade Thursday night. The teams agreed to the trade last week during the winter meetings in San Diego. It was the first of three big deals by new Padres general manager A.J. Preller,…

  • Durant leaves Thunder game with ankle injury

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant did not return for the second half against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night after twisting his right ankle. The Thunder said Durant had a mild right ankle sprain. The reigning NBA MVP grabbed his ankle after stepping on Marreese Speights’ left foot while…

  • Thursday’s College Basketball

    EAST Canisius 60, Stony Brook 59, OT Duke 66, UConn 56 LIU Brooklyn 69, FIU 58 Lincoln (Pa.) 61, Pace 49 Quinnipiac 80, Lehigh 65 Rider 62, Morgan St. 48 Temple 82, Delaware 62 Yale 57, Vermont 56 SOUTH Austin Peay 76, Oakland City 52 Barton 93, Fayetteville St. 70 Charlotte 75, Appalachian St. 65…