Author: Washington Post

The Wizards are the fourth-best team in the East

Washington finished with a 49-33 record last season and fell one game shy of the Eastern Conference Finals, and the Wizards decided to keep that team largely intact. The backcourt tandem of John Wall and Bradley Beal, one of the best in the NBA, and al…

Will the Nationals have to overhaul their bench?

General Manager Mike Rizzo prioritized the makeup of the Nationals’ bench in 2017 more than he had in any prior season, a prescient move considering he had to rely on non-regulars repeatedly when injuries dinged his starters. He prioritized a veteran and experienced bench. He traded for Howie Kendrick

Finding a favorite in the unpredictable NFC is anyone’s guess

Some NFC team is going to play in the Super Bowl this season. It says so right there in the NFL rules, and anyway, it would be weird if the AFC champion showed up in February and there wasn’t an opponent. But which team? The answer is no clearer six weeks into the season than it was in the middle

NBA Podcast: Southwest Division Preview

After being considered the NBA’s most competitive division for much of the past decade, things are beginning to change in the Southwest Division. Yes, the Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs remain among the NBA’s elite, and are hoping to challenge the Golden State Warriors atop the Western

NBA Podcast: Southwest Division Preview

After being considered the NBA’s most competitive division for much of the past decade, things are beginning to change in the Southwest Division. Yes, the Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs remain among the NBA’s elite, and are hoping to challenge the Golden State Warriors atop the Western