1. Ray Rice's Week 1 Pedestrian Performance Should Not Concern Fantasy Owners

    Well, that didn't take long. If there was any question regarding whether Ray Rice and the Ravens would have their way with the Denver Broncos once again, the sports world ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 2,993 reads 4 comments

  2. College Football Rankings: Teams Needing Bounce-Back Performances in Week 2

    The first week of the 2013 college football season presented us with a number of intriguing clashes, and, not surprisingly, a handful of teams tumbled in the rankings following disappointing debut performances...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 1,128 reads 2 comments

  3. Predicting How 2013 NHL Rookie Standouts Will Fare During Sophomore Seasons

    Over the course of the lockout-shortened 2013 NHL campaign, a number of rookies emerged as budding stars and will be looking to build off of their strong first-year performances heading into 2013-14...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 4,481 reads 19 comments

  4. Washington Capitals That Have the Best on-Ice Chemistry

    Like virtually every other National Hockey League team, the Washington Capitals ' ability to win games relies heavily upon the players' ability to operate as a cohesive unit on the ice...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 1,424 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Players with Golden Opportunity to Emerge as Superstars in 2014

    Every season, there are a handful of players that see their careers take flight, and suddenly, they emerge as superstars within the National Hockey League community...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 7,593 reads 26 comments

  6. The Washington Capitals' Best Prospect at Each Position Entering 2013-14 Season

    In recent years, the Washington Capitals have managed to remain competitive despite dealing with a number of players signing big-money, long-term deals, and much of that has been ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 1,812 reads 4 comments

  7. NHL Teams That Are Doomed to Disappoint During the 2013-14 Season

    It happens every year in the NHL . Each season there are a handful of NHL teams that come out of the offseason hyped as potential postseason contenders, but for whatever reason, they don't come close to meeting expectations...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 16,844 reads 109 comments

  8. Breaking Down the Most Intriguing Goaltender Battles in the NHL

    In the National Hockey League, goaltenders have to consistently prove themselves in order to maintain their jobs, which is why their performances during the early stages of a season can truly determine whether they remain with their current teams...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 6,210 reads 23 comments

  9. 5 Signs That You're a Diehard Washington Capitals Fan

    Since the Washington Capitals entered the National Hockey League back in 1974, the team has, for the most part, had the consistent support of a reasonably devoted fanbase. Yes, it's worth noting that D...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 2,945 reads 26 comments

  10. Ranking the 10 Deepest NHL Teams Entering the 2013-14 Season

    If the eight years since the NHL first instituted the salary cap have taught us anything, it's that virtually every team has a legitimate shot at contending for the Stanley Cup, presuming they can find a way to advance beyond the regular season...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 7,499 reads 76 comments

  11. Ranking the 5 Most Beloved Figures in Washington Capitals History

    Like many other teams around the National Hockey League, the Washington Capitals have had a number of players establish themselves as fan favorites, through both their performances on the ice and their actions off of it...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 3,119 reads 1 comments

  12. Predicting Washington Capitals' Overachievers and Underachievers in 2013-14

    At the beginning of each NHL season, every player has expectations that lay before them, and depending on whether or not they meet those benchmarks, they'll be considered either overachievers or underachievers...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 2,059 reads 4 comments

  13. Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest Rumors Buzzing Around the NHL

    It's no secret that this is unquestionably the slowest time of the year for hockey fans. The vast majority of the top free agents have long since signed, the NHL entry draft has ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 5,756 reads 2 comments

  14. Projected 2013-14 Stats for Washington Capitals' Top Stars

    The Washington Capitals enter the 2013-14 NHL season with as much pressure to excel as virtually any team in hockey, as the team will try to advance beyond the Eastern Conference semifinals for the first time since 1998...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 1,631 reads 3 comments

  15. Which Players Will Make Final Cut for Canada's Preliminary Olympic Roster?

    Earlier this week, Hockey Canada took its first step towards hammering out its final roster for the anticipated 2014 Sochi Olympics, which could be arguably the most talented team ever assembled...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 3,318 reads 16 comments

  16. 5 Washington Capitals Who Will Have a Major Impact on 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

    Now that the National Hockey League is officially slated to allow its players to participate at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the debates regarding which players will be selected have commenced...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 1,366 reads 0 comments

  17. Ranking the 10 Greatest NHL Players Who Spent Their Whole Career with 1 Team

    One of the most impressive things a player can do over the course of a long career is achieve greatness while skating for a single NHL team...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 3,508 reads 12 comments

  18. British Open Results 2013: Dark Horses in the Hunt for Title at Muirfield

    Three rounds in, it's safe to say this has been a very unpredictable edition of the Open Championship. There are just three golfers playing under-par, leads have changed hands regularly and still there's one very important round to be played...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 363 reads 0 comments

  19. The Open Championship 2013 Leaderboard: Sleepers in Position for Runs at Title

    At long last, the final round of the 2013 Open Championship is upon us, and as has been the case with both majors this year, the field is relatively wide open heading into the final day...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 736 reads 0 comments

  20. British Open Leaderboard 2013: Updated Scores from Exciting Day 3 Action

    The third day of the 2013 British Open is in the books, but there's still much to be decided at Muirfield before a champion can be crowned...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 714 reads 0 comments

  21. British Open 2013: Day 3 Leaderboard Analysis, Highlights and More

    Heading into Day 2 of the 2013 Open Championship, we knew we'd see some separation between those in contention for the title and the rest of the field. And that's exactly what we got...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 617 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Top Remaining Free Agents

    The NBA 's annual free-agent frenzy has long since ended, yet there still remains a bevy of valuable talents remaining on the open market...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 1,767 reads 2 comments

  23. Tour de France 2013 Stage 20 Results: Winner, Leaderboard and Highlights

    It's official: Chris Froome is on the verge of making history. With one stage to go in the 2013 Tour de France , the British rider can taste success, as he retained his lead ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 1,832 reads 0 comments

  24. Gold Cup 2013 Schedule, Live Stream: Viewing Info for First Knockout Round

    The 2013 Gold Cup is just starting to heat up, as the tournament's most intense matches are just around the corner. This weekend, the region's top teams will descend upon Atlanta and Baltimore to decide which is CONCACAF's best...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 5,798 reads 2 comments

  25. Washington Capitals 2013-14 NHL Schedule: Must-See Games, Predictions & More

    For hockey fans, it's time to get excited. The 2013-14 NHL schedule has been released, and all 30 teams will be beginning the season in unfamiliar positions, as the newly-realigned divisions will present new challenges to each and every club...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 months ago 3,148 reads 11 comments