A year after teammate Jayson Werth received the unique honor, Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper is getting the Chia Pet treatment. Like Werth, Harper is known for, among other things, his hair. From the flow on top of his head to...Show More Summary
The Russian embassy in Washington, DC hopes the young artist exchange program between the Bolshoi Theatre and the Washington National Opera will expand, Russia's Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak told Sputnik.
The director of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist program said that WNO is interested in expanding cultural ties with Russia beyond its cooperation with the Bolshoi Theatre’s Young Artist Opera Program.
Late last year, as I was making my way by Capital Bikeshare across the Washington National Mall on an unseasonably warm December night, the phone in my jacket pocket dinged. It was a text from a longtime pal of mine, Jack Democrat. Jack reads The Washington Post every day. Show More Summary
The wrangling over the Washington Nationals’ television rights fees isn’t for those who loathe minutia. Finding any measure of sympathy in a fight that essentially pits gazillionaire owners Peter Angelos of the Orioles and Ted Lerner of the Nationals against each other is difficult. Show More Summary
Saturday, all day: Washington National Cathedral will be closed to visitors because of a day-long special event. The cathedral is at 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org. Saturday: The 121st Convention of the Diocese of Washington. Show More Summary
Doug Fister is fresh off arguably the most difficult season of his career, and he is ready to change directions. Rather than re-sign with the Washington Nationals, Fister inked a deal with the Houston Astros on Thursday, Astros general...Show More Summary
The Washington Nationals tossed a proven veteran into consideration for a spot in their starting rotation Tuesday night by agreeing to a minor league deal with 38-year-old right-hander Bronson Arroyo, who will be invited to major league spring training.Read full article >>
The Washington Nationals announced on Tuesday that they agreed to a deal with veteran pitcher Bronson Arroyo. The team also revealed it was a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Per Mark Sheldon of MLB.com, Arroyo will be receiving a $2 million base deal that is filled with incentives. Show More Summary
One of the Washington Nationals’ principal owners said the team’s protracted dispute with the Baltimore Orioles over television rights fees has “significantly” impaired its operations and ability to invest in efforts to improve the ballclub.Read full article >>
Bronson Arroyo is a free agent who certainly would welcome any offer from any team right now.
As the blizzard blew in Friday night, the Washington Nationals hunkered down. They had gone after Ben Zobrist and lost him to the Chicago Cubs. They had pursued Jason Heyward and lost him to that same team, perhaps now the best in the National League. Show More Summary
Cancellations and postponements:Washington National Cathedral will be closed Saturday for all worship services and special events. The “Cathedral Sings: Music for Kings and Queens” program, which was scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, has been postponed until Sunday, Jan. Show More Summary
Yoenis Cespedes might end up playing for the Washington Nationals after the Cuban resisted short-term offers from previous teams including the Chicago White Sox and the New York Mets.
Washington Nationals rumors reveal a contract has been offered to Yoenis Cespedes. These Nationals rumors indicate that the Cespedes deal is for five years, making it longer than anything the New York Mets had offered the All-Star outfielder. Show More Summary
It looks like the D.C. area might be developing a cohesive sports collective. Or, at least, that’s what Bryce Harper wants you to think with this Instagram post. The jacked Washington Nationals player hit the gym in a t-shirt donning Redskins QB Kirk Cousins‘ catchphrase from an early-season moment of exuberance. “You like that” -Kirk […]
The baseball world learned around this time last year never to sleep on Mike Rizzo and the Washington Nationals. They had all five starters returning from the best statistical rotation in baseball, and already had their largest payroll ever. Show More Summary
The fifth-largest payroll in baseball at the end of the 2015 season belonged to the Washington Nationals, who did not make the playoffs despite making the largest investment in player salaries in franchise history, $169,227,370. Two of the teams that spent more did not make the postseason, either. None of the top five spenders lasted past the division series.Read full article >>
Daily through Tuesday: “The Wondrous Gift Is Given,” a display of Nativity scenes from around the world. Washington National Cathedral, lower-level crypt outside Bethlehem Chapel, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Free, Mondays through Saturdays, with cathedral admission. 202-537-6200. nationalcathedral.org.Read full article >>
In a baseball winter, it's easy to fall in love. It's harder to see when that love will let you down. But we know it often will. We know because we've been fooled before. The Washington Nationals were "where's my ring?" when they signed Max Scherzer, but barely over.500 and out of the playoffs when it mattered. Show More Summary