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Chinatown vs. Motown

The Caps kick the weekend off with a visit to the Detroit Red Wings (7:30 p.m., NBC Sports Washington Plus). Here's how you can watch.

Dusty Baker Out

The Nationals announced that Dusty Baker won't return for a third season as manager. 

Old School x New School: Wizards channel inner Bullets

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42nd Marine Corps Marathon

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