Tag Archive | Washington DC Sports

Washington Spirit Re-Sign Goalkeeper Devon Kerr to New One-Year Deal

The Washington Spirit have re-signed goalkeeper Devon Kerr to a new one-year contract with a team option for a second year. Kerr will join Aubrey Bledsoe as the goalkeepers under contract for 2021.   Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about the contract extension: “After a strange season and a first year with our club that brought few opportunities […]

Washington Spirit sign Japanese international Saori Takarada

The Washington Spirit have signed Japanese international Saori Takarada (SA-O-RREE – TA-KA-LA-DA) to a two-year deal from Nadeshiko League Club Cerezo Osaka Sakai Ladies ahead of the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League season. “Bringing another young international player of Saori’s quality to the Spirit for our 2021 season was a huge priority for our club […]

The Washington Spirit Acquire Two-Time FIFA World Cup Champion Kelley O’Hara

The Washington Spirit have acquired two-time FIFA World Cup Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Kelley O’Hara from the Utah Royals. In the trade, Utah receives $75,000 in allocation money plus additional consideration contingent on the number of NWSL regular season matches O’Hara plays for the Spirit in 2021. Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke said this […]

Spirit Re-Sign Co-Captain Tori Huster to a Multi-Year Deal

The Washington Spirit have re-signed midfielder Tori Huster to a new two-year contract. Huster joins teammates Dorian Bailey, Aubrey Bledsoe, Jordan DiBiasi, Bayley Feist, Ashley Hatch, Tegan McGrady, Paige Nielsen, Ashley Sanchez, Sam Staab, and Andi Sullivan as players under contract for 2021. Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about Huster: “Getting […]

Capitals Announce Breaking The Ice Introductory Hockey Program, Featuring Black-Owned Nonprofit Dc Mamba

The Washington Capitals announced recently Breaking The Ice™, a new program designed to introduce first-time hockey players to the game at home, featuring an instructional video series led by the Black-owned nonprofit Dc Mamba. Through Breaking The Ice, conducted in association with the NHL, NHLPA and Franklin Sports, the Capitals will provide a low-cost street […]

2021 Capitals ‘Caps at Home’ Calendar Benefitting MSE Foundation Now Available for Purchase

The 2021 Caps at Home Calendar is now available for purchase, with all proceeds benefitting Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation. The calendar is available online at WashCaps.com/Calendar now and will be available at the Team Store at MedStar Capitals Iceplex beginning Nov. 23 and at the Team Store at Capital One Arena beginning Nov. 24. […]

Henrik Lundqvist Foundation Young Ambassador Program Accepting Application

The Henrik Lundqvist Foundation is accepting applications for its Young Ambassador Program through Monday, Nov. 30. The Young Ambassadors program was developed based on the belief in the power of youth to make a difference in the world in the areas of health and education. Applicants must be between the ages of 12 and 18 […]