Stories by Joseph White

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

Capitals nip Blackhawks in outdoor game

WASHINGTON - Troy Brouwer scored a power-play goal with 12.9 seconds remaining Thursday, giving the Washington Capitals a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in the seventh Winter Classic.
By Joseph White

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

Griffin III leads Washington past Philadelphia

Robert Griffin III threw for 220 yards and led the drive that resulted in Kai Forbath's 26-yard go-ahead field goal with 5 seconds left Saturday night as Washington upset Philadelphia 27-24.
By Joseph White

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Strasburg loses debut as Nats fall to Giants

WASHINGTON - Stephen Strasburg unleashed two years of pent-up playoff energy - and got nickel-and-dimed out of the game.
By Joseph White

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Braves' division hopes dimmed

WASHINGTON - Adam LaRoche kept up his torrid stretch with two hits and two RBIs in a 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.
By Joseph White

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Redskins' Griffin sees ups and downs in training camp

From moments shaky to superb, it's been that kind of camp for Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.
By Joseph White

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Redskins coach trying to develop Griffin

Redskins coach Jay Gruden says there will be “sprinkles” of zone-read, but he’s more interested in developing Robert Griffin III's skills as a drop-back passer.
By Joseph White

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

NCAA Presi­dent calls for 'scholarships for life'

WASHINGTON - NCAA Presi­dent Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated.
By Joseph White

Friday, June 20, 2014

Braves win after rival rallies late

WASHINGTON - The Atlanta Braves survived Craig Kimbrel's two-out blown save in the ninth inning by scoring twice in the 13th, topping the Washington Nationals 6-4 Friday night to flip-flop the ...
By Joseph White

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Floyd injures elbow in Braves' win over rival

WASHINGTON - Gavin Floyd, recently returned from Tommy John surgery, pitched six scoreless innings Thursday night before leaving with a broken bone in his elbow, the latest setback for an ...
By Joseph White

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Board rules against Redskins

WASHINGTON - A federal trademark board ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's trademark protections should be canceled.
By Joseph White

Monday, May 19, 2014

Woods says surgery erased doubts, but he's still uncertain about future

BETHESDA, Md. - Tiger Woods still doesn't know when he'll return. Woods said Monday his back injury became so debilitating this year it caused him to doubt his ability to play golf again.
By Joseph White

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Desmond's homer lifts Nationals over Braves

WASHINGTON - Ian Desmond homering into the left field bleachersin the seventh inning for the deciding run in a 2-1 win Sunday over the Atlanta Braves.
By Joseph White

Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013

Cowboys rally past Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. - On fourth down, Tony Romo dropped back, scrambled forward and found the correct color uniform. DeMarco Murray made the catch, his momentum taking him into the end zone for the ...
By Joseph White

Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Shanahan's legacy in Washington a failure at QB

ASHBURN, Va. — If these are indeed Mike Shanahan’s final days with the Washington Redskins, his legacy will be the inability to make things work at quarterback.
By Joseph White

Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Baltimore Ravens hold off Pittsburgh Steelers

BALTIMORE - Baltimore scored just one touchdown, but Justin Tuck kicked five field goals and the Ravens held on to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 22-20 on Thursday night.
By Joseph White

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Ovechkin's goal in overtime lifts Capitals

WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin put in a rebound 1:34 into overtime Tuesday night, giving the Washington Capitals a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
By Joseph White

Monday, Sept. 9, 2013

Eagles roll in win over Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. - Just try to keep up with Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy and the Philadelphia Eagles this season. Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins sure couldn't.
By Joseph White

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013

Braves sweep to 13th win in a row

WASHINGTON - Jason Heyward singled and Justin Upton doubled in a three-run eighth inning Wednesday night in the Atlanta Braves' sweep-capping 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals.
By Joseph White

Saturday, Aug 3, 2013

Grossman returns at Redskins backup

For the second consecutive year, Rex Grossman is the veteran tutor for a young quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins.
By Joseph White

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

U.S. Open field faces some logistical problems

ARDMORE, Pa. - It's quite the ride from the driving range to the first tee at Merion, and that's going to take some getting used to this week at the U.S. Open.
By Joseph White
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