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7 Can’t-Miss DC Sports Superstars

Sports fans adore when an entire team works together to accomplish a common goal, as the Washington Capitals did in winning the 2018 Stanley Cup. But seeing a superstar show off his or her tremendous skill in an individual feat of glory can also leave a lasting memory. Fortunately, DC has plenty of...

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5 Eventful Reasons to Visit the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights

Just a three-minute walk from the Congress Heights Metro, the Entertainment and Sports Arena on the East Campus of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital serves as the home for the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and the Washington Wizards G-League affiliate, the Capital City Go-Go. The venue is well-equipped to...

Concert at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights - Concert, sports and events venue in Washington, DC
5 Reasons to Check Out the DC Defenders at Audi Field

The football season didn’t end after that big game in early February (sorry, we’re trying to avoid trademark infringement). The DC Defenders’ season has kicked off to much fanfare, with football fanatics flocking to the state-of-the-art Audi Field to watch the talented XFL team play. With three...

DC Defenders XFL Game at Audi Field - Professional Football in Washington, DC
Where to Ice Skate in Washington, DC

DC’s year-round temps are pretty moderate, but during the winter – when cold Canadian winds whistle down the Potomac and Anacostia rivers – Washingtonians bundle up for a day (or a night) on the ice. Public ice skating rinks can be found in multiple neighborhoods in DC proper, so check out the best...

@jeremy.smythe - Nighttime winter ice skating at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden - Where to ice skate this winter in Washington, DC
DC Sports Teams Return to Play

Sports fans, rejoice. The NHL, NBA, WNBA and MLB are all set to return. Although spectating will be limited to watching games from the comfort of your home, you can finally root on the local squads in live action again. Keep in mind that due to the COVID-19 crisis or lingering health issues, some...

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Your Guide to Washington Nationals Baseball

The 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals are back in action this spring and summer with an exciting schedule, plenty of home runs and, of course, Racing Presidents. Save up to 20% off tickets when using code VISITDC . The History of the Washington Nationals After a 33-year absence, Major...

Stephen Strasburg at Nationals Parade
Ways to Stay Engaged With DC’s Sports Teams

While attending games and watching contests live on TV is not an option at the moment, you can still re-live great moments from DC sports teams and follow their social media feeds for fun activities. We’ll start our rundown with the 2018 Stanley Cup champions, the 2019 World Series champions and...

view of soccer stadium during a game
4 Reasons to Check Out DC's Sports Teams This Fall

Washington, DC is a sports town — and fall is the best time to be a sports fan. The NFL season revs to life, as do the regular seasons for the NHL and NBA, and NCAA Basketball tips off as well. Fortunately, the DC area’s bounty of teams means there are plenty of reasons to watch or attend games as...

@deiwalsh - Washington Redskins football game at FedExField - Reasons to attend a Redskins game this fall in DC
6 Reasons to Attend the Citi Open This Summer in Washington, DC

One of DC’s longest-standing sports traditions, the Citi Open takes place at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center from July 27 – Aug. 4. Join the throngs of fans during this nine-day top-tier tennis event. You'll see talented players from the men's circuit compete for 500 rankings points – the only...

Citi Open summer tennis tournament - Pro sports tournament in Washington, DC
6 Organized Races & Marathons to Check Out in Washington, DC

Whether you’re a serious runner or like to stay active while having fun with friends, DC has great organized race options for all fitness levels.

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon runners - Top organized races and marathons in Washington, DC