Sports

WTOP/Micah Backus
Washington Nationals

Insider's guide to Nationals Spring Training

Thinking of heading to Viera for Nats Spring Training? Find out everything you need to know to make the most of your trip.

Latest

  • Canadiens acquire forward Flynn in deal with Sabres

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Brian Flynn in exchange for a 2016 fifth-round pick from the Buffalo Sabres. Flynn has five goals and 22 assists in 54 games while playing…

  • Feyenoord faces racism case for fans’ banana incident

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Feyenoord with racist behavior by fans who threw an inflatable banana on the pitch during a tense Europa League last-32 match against Roma. UEFA also charged Roma winger…

  • Lions’ website reports team won’t franchise Suh

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions’ website is reporting that the team will not use the franchise tag on star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Monday is the deadline for teams to designate franchise or transition…

  • Lebanon bans basketball fans from games after brawl

    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon has banned basketball fans from attending games after a fist fight broke out between players from rival teams. Sports and Youth Minister Abdul-Muttaleb Hinnawi told the local Al-Jadeed TV on Monday…

  • Fenninger takes Vonn’s super-G lead with 2 wins in Bulgaria

    BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — With less than three weeks of competition left, Anna Fenninger is on a roll. The Olympic champion from Austria overtook Lindsey Vonn in the super-G standings and closed in on Tina…

  • AP Source: Chiefs place franchise tag on All-Pro Houston

    The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the…

  • A-Rod set to play in intrasquad game

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is ready to play for the New York Yankees. A-Rod is listed as the designated hitter in Monday’s intrasquad game. Suspended for violations of baseball’s drug agreement and labor…

  • Michael Schumacher’s son to drive in Formula 4

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Michael Schumacher’s 15-year-old son Mick has outgrown kart racing and is moving up to Formula 4, a series for young talents. The young Schumacher has signed a contract with Van Amersfoort…

  • Lawmaker billed taxpayers for private plane to football game

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock billed taxpayers more than $10,000 on private flights last fall that included a trip to a Chicago Bears football game, The Associated Press has learned. The flights were…

  • Canadiens acquire Jeff Petry from Oilers for draft picks

    MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens have made the first major move on the morning of the NHL’s trade deadline day by acquiring Jeff Petry from the Edmonton Oilers for draft picks. The defenseman was…

  • Monday’s Time Schedule

    All Times EST TOP 25 BASKETBALL Men No. 2 Virginia at Syracuse, 7 p.m. No. 12 Iowa State vs. No. 16 Oklahoma, 9 p.m. No. 19 Baylor at Texas, 7 p.m. Women No. 1 Connecticut…

  • NHL Calendar

    March 16-18 — NHL general managers meeting, Boca Raton, Fla. April 11 — Regular season ends. April 15 — Stanley Cup playoffs begin. April 16-26 — IIHF Under-18 World Championship, Zug and Lucerne, Switzerland May…

  • NBA Calendar

    April 15 — Last day of regular season. April 18 — Playoffs begin. April 26 — NBA draft early entry eligibility deadline (11:59 p.m. EDT). May 12-17 — NBA draft combine. May 19 — Draft…

  • NFL Calendar

    March 10 — All teams must be under the 2015 salary cap; all 2014 player contracts expire; free agency begins. March 19 — Trading period for 2015 begins. March 22-25 — Annual league meeting, Phoenix.…

  • Contador, Froome, Nibali, Quintana enter Tirreno-Adriatico

    MILAN (AP) — Organizers for the upcoming Tirreno-Adriatico race have announced a star-studded field featuring Grand Tour winners Alberto Contador, Chris Froome, Vincenzo Nibali and Nairo Quintana. It will be the first time that the…