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Caps Rookie Hopes To Be The First Norwegian Goalie In NHL

It was only six years ago that Alex Ovechkin skated in his first Rookie Camp with the Washington Capitals. This week at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, it's another international player hoping to turn some heads.

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Kastles Stadium Opens With Venus Williams

The new Kastles Stadium built on the bank of the Potomac River, at the Southwest Waterfront, will host seven games this summer starting tonight with Venus Williams as the headliner.

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New Va. Concussion Law Brings Stricter Rules For Student Athletes

In Virginia, high school student athletes showing any signs of concussion will now have to be taken off the court or field immediately under a new law that goes into effect today.

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Nationals To Play First Game With New Manager

The Washington Nationals will take the field in California Monday against the Angels with new manager Davey Johnson leading the team for the first time.

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After Riggleman Resigns, Nationals Name Interim Manager

UPDATE: The Washington Nationals named John McLaren interim manager Friday after the abrupt resignation of manager Jim Riggleman Thursday. A dispute over his contract reportedly prompted the move.

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Dozer The Dog Runs Half Marathon, Raises Money For Cancer Center

A dog named Dozer who escaped from his owners' yard surprised them by going on to run most of the Maryland Half Marathon before returning home, dog tired.

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Nats Manager Jim Riggleman Resigns

Nationals manager Jim Riggleman resigned after a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners Thursday afternoon.

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