1. 2014 NHL Trade Deadline: Last-Minute Deals Washington Capitals Should Pursue

    With the NHL trade deadline fast approaching, it looks like it may be time for George McPhee to once again swing for the fences...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 4,360 reads 2 comments

  2. Washington Capitals' 5 Biggest Needs Ahead of the Trade Deadline

    From the 2007-08 season until the beginning of this 2013-14 campaign, the Washington Capitals enjoyed the luxury of advancing to the Stanley Cup playoffs by beating up on the embarrassingly ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 3,470 reads 2 comments

  3. Washington Capitals: 5 Keys to a Fast Start After Olympic Break

    The 2014 Olympics weren't kind to the members of the Washington Capitals , as each of the five participants returned to D.C. without much to be happy about from their time in Sochi...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 1,232 reads 0 comments

  4. 2014 NFL Free Agents: Breaking Down Most Overlooked Gems in the Field

    Generally speaking, compared to the MLB and NBA, free agency within the National Football League doesn't provide teams with the same level of opportunities to improve...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 2,866 reads 0 comments

  5. Canadian Olympic Hockey Team 2014: Unsung Heroes from Gold-Medal Run

    Canada has done it again. After securing the gold on home soil in 2010, Mike Babcock managed to lead arguably the most balanced international roster in history to a second consecutive Olympic title in Sochi...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 986 reads 0 comments

  6. NFL Combine 2014 Results: Prospects on the Rise After Strong Showings

    Each year, the NFL Scouting Combine offers prospects with a late opportunity to raise their draft stocks in the eyes of scouts and management teams across the league...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 2,438 reads 0 comments

  7. Canada vs. Sweden Gold Medal Game: Most Impressive and Disappointing Stars

    The 2014 Olympic hockey tournament ended with the type of star-studded showdown that every unbiased hockey fan could hope for, as the two arguably deepest teams in the field faced off for gold in Sochi ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 489 reads 0 comments

  8. Canada vs. Sweden Gold-Medal Game: Turning Points and Best Performances in Sochi

    On paper, Canada and Sweden were arguably the two most well-rounded squads in the field at the 2014 Olympic hockey tournament, so it's not all that surprising that they met with the gold on the line in Sochi ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 442 reads 0 comments

  9. Olympic Hockey 2014: Top Men's Takeaways and Results from Sochi

    If the 2014 Olympic hockey tournament does prove to be the last one featuring the National Hockey League's best for the time being, it will absolutely be one worth remembering, as it was every bit as entertaining as advertised...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 3,360 reads 0 comments

  10. Sweden vs Finland: Star Performances and Turning Points in Olympic Hockey Clash

    The first of today's pair of mouthwatering Olympic hockey semifinal tilts featured a repeat of the gold-medal game of the 2006 Games in Turin, as neighboring powers Sweden and Finland battled for a spot in the title game in Sochi ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 218 reads 0 comments

  11. NFL Draft 2014: Projected Landing Spots for Each Round 1 QB

    For rebuilding teams across the NFL , drafting a franchise quarterback is the first step on the road back to respectability, which is why the high-end prospects under center are ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 2,876 reads 0 comments

  12. Team USA Picks Julie Chu as Flag-Bearer for 2014 Olympic Closing Ceremony

    One of the greatest honors an athlete can receive is getting the opportunity to carry their nation's flag at the Olympics. It's a recognition of athletic excellence, as well as a unique chance to represent an entire country on a world stage...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 9,234 reads 3 comments

  13. Olympic Hockey 2014: Predictions for Both Semifinal Tilts

    Wednesday brought us an extremely exciting day of Olympic hockey, as we saw the host Russians fall in heartbreaking fashion, the Latvians give the vaunted Canadians all they could handle, Sweden steamroll the Slovenians and the U...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 298 reads 0 comments

  14. US Olympic Hockey Team 2014: Breaking Down Keys to Victory Against Canada

    One of the fiercest rivalries in all of sports will resume Friday, as the United States and Canada will clash in Sochi with a shot at the gold on the line. Four years ago, Sidney Crosby delivered the Olympic golden goal in overtime against the U...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 1,589 reads 0 comments

  15. Olympic Hockey 2014: Breaking Down the All-Tournament Team

    So far, we've had a wildly entertaining Olympic hockey tournament in Sochi, and despite the absence of the Russians, the four remaining teams aren't all that unexpected...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 5,142 reads 10 comments

  16. Ranking the 5 Best Moments from Washington Capitals' 2013-14 Season so Far

    So far, the 2013-14 season hasn't told us much about what kind of team the Washington Capitals are, as Adam Oates' squad has looked like a postseason force on some nights and headed for the draft lottery on others...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 764 reads 3 comments

  17. Grades for Every Washington Capital at the 2014 Winter Olympics So Far

    The round-robin phase of the 2014 Olympic hockey tournament is officially over, and there has been no shortage of surprising results thus far in Sochi...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 1,333 reads 0 comments

  18. Olympic Hockey 2014: Schedule, TV Info and Team Predictions for Day 9

    Day 9 of the 2014 Winter Olympics will present hockey fans with a number of crucial clashes, as much has yet to be determined as far as seeding is concerned...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 12,915 reads 0 comments

  19. USA vs. Russia: Olympic Ramifications from Pivotal Hockey Clash

    The United States and Russia headline what is undoubtedly the most difficult group in the Olympic hockey tournament, so naturally, when they clashed on Saturday, it was the must-watch game of the round-robin stage...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 883 reads 0 comments

  20. Yuzuru Hanyu Is Figure Skating's Next Star After Winning Gold in Sochi

    Generally speaking, when it comes to the Olympics, the sports world tends to focus heavily on athletes that have already become household names because there are only so many events ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 786 reads 0 comments

  21. USA vs. Russia: Breaking Down What This Game Means for Both Teams

    As soon as the 2014 Olympic hockey schedule was released, the United States-Russia tilt was the one game that immediately stood out as the most intriguing of the round-robin stage...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 271 reads 0 comments

  22. Olympic 2014 Medal Count: Latest Nation Rankings and Standings for Day 8

    The first seven days of the 2014 Winter Olympics have produced a number of memorable moments, and as we head into the heart of the games, there are a number of teams in the mix near the top of the medal count...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 16,955 reads 0 comments

  23. Johnny Manziel to Houston Would Be Perfect for Both Parties

    After two consecutive postseason appearances with Matt Schaub at the helm, fans of the Houston Texans had high hopes for their heroes entering the 2013 season...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 14,115 reads 137 comments

  24. Maria Komissarova Injury: Updates on Russian Skier's Back and Recovery

    Updates From Wednesday, Feb. 26 Jay Busbee of Yahoo Sports has the latest on Komissarova, and the news isn't good: Komissarova, 23, crashed on Feb. 15 during a training run...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 44,759 reads 14 comments

  25. Ranking the 5 Best American Players in Washington Capitals History

    Since the day Alex Ovechkin arrived in Washington just prior to the 2005-06 NHL campaign, the Capitals have been a team with a distinct European flavor, as for the most part, the team's most explosive forwards hailed from either Russia or Sweden...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 10 months ago 1,494 reads 1 comments