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Arlington, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Scott:

Few teams have struggled after winning the World Series like the Nats

Washington is on pace to become only the fourth team in MLB history to finish below .500 in its first three seasons after winning a championship. → Read More

FredNats voice will lend his zany style to ESPN for Big 12 tournament

Joey Zanaboni, whose calls have gained national attention, will do play-by-play for ESPN coverage of the Big 12 tournament at Globe Life Field this week. → Read More

Jimbo Fisher on Nick Saban’s NIL accusations: ‘It’s despicable’

At a speaking event Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama Coach Nick Saban had said Texas A&M "bought every player on their team." → Read More

After 31 years, one of hockey’s most intense rivalries is back for the playoffs

The Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames met five times in the postseason from 1983 to 1991, making Alberta the center of the hockey universe. → Read More

Rating every game on the Commanders’ 2022 schedule

Carson Wentz's reunions with the Eagles and Colts and Kirk Cousins's return to FedEx Field are among the more intriguing games on Washington's 2022 schedule. → Read More

Commanders’ revived marching band will have a new look and sound

The NFL's oldest marching band was discontinued during the coronavirus pandemic. The new version will be half the size, paid and play a revamped arrangement of the team's original fight song. → Read More

The minor league broadcaster you have to hear to believe

Meet Joey Zanaboni, the minor league play-by-play voice with a style all his own. → Read More

Chris Miller replaces Justin Kutcher as Wizards’ TV play-by-play voice

Chris Miller has covered the Wizards as a reporter at NBC Sports Washington for the last 15 years. → Read More

Bruins legend Johnny Bucyk on Alex Ovechkin breaking his age-old record

Johnny Bucyk, who considers himself an Alex Ovechkin fan, said people didn't bring up the fact that he was the oldest NHL player to score 50 goals very often. → Read More

Has this Nats season made you feel ill? You’re not alone.

Nationals rookie Lucius Fox vomited next to the pitcher's mound during the first inning of Sunday's 12-3 loss to the Giants. → Read More

Alex Ovechkin’s 50th goals through the years

With two goals on Wednesday, Alex Ovechkin joined Wayne Gretzky and Mike Bossy as the only players to reach the 50-goal milestone nine times. → Read More

Hail or Fail: Washington wasted a golden opportunity to end its record shutout-less streak

After allowing a fourth-quarter touchdown to the Giants, Washington still hasn’t shut out an opponent since Sept. 30, 1991, a span of nearly 500 games. → Read More

Ernie Grunfeld’s son details his family’s journey from the Holocaust to the NBA in new book

In “By the Grace of the Game,” Dan Grunfeld weaves a rich story of darkness and light told largely through basketball. → Read More

Hail or Fail: Fox cameraman, Wendell Smallwood take big hits in Washington’s loss to Eagles

Fourth-down plays doomed Washington, which was eliminated from playoff contention. → Read More

Four takeaways from Washington’s 20-16 loss to the Eagles

Washington was eliminated from playoff contention with Sunday's home loss to Philadelphia. → Read More

Hail or Fail: Washington’s ugly loss to Cowboys had ‘Monday Night Massacre’ vibes

Washington trailed 42-7 at halftime and suffered its most lopsided defeat in 123 all-time meetings with Dallas. → Read More

Live updates: Cowboys take early lead over Washington Football Team

Washington looks to improve its playoff chances when it takes on the Cowboys. Follow along for live updates. → Read More

Late-season surge could cost the Lions the No. 1 pick, and they’re just fine with that

After an 0-10-1 start, Detroit has won two of three under first-year coach Dan Campbell, including last week’s upset of the Cardinals. → Read More

Hail or Fail: Washington’s upset hopes faded, along with its playoff chances, after a surprising start

A Washington win in Philadelphia would have been one of the most improbable in franchise history. Jalen Hurts and the Eagles had other ideas. → Read More

James Madison, North Dakota State fans come together in the name of charity

With additional contributions from other fan bases, Dukes and Bison supporters have raised money for two worthy causes ahead of Friday’s semifinal game. → Read More