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Washington DC Pro Sports Teams


Washington DC sports teams compete in a variety of national leagues including baseball, basketball, football, ice hockey, soccer, and tennis. Learn about the professional sports teams of the nation's capital.

Washington Redskins

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Football. Washington's most popular pro sports team plays in the National Football League (NFL) at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. The team's headquarters and training facility is located at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia. Redskins season's tickets are hard to come by and are generally sold out years in advance.

Washington Nationals

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Baseball. The Major League Baseball (MLB) team, owned by the Washington, DC based Lerner Family, was relocated to DC in 2005 from Montreal. The team plays 81 home games each season at Nationals Park, located in Southeast Washington DC. See a guide to everything you need to know about Washington Nationals baseball including information about the stadium, the team members, tickets, souvenirs, special events and much more.

Washington Wizards

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Basketball. The National Basketball Association (NBA) team has played for Washington since 1997 at the Verizon Center, located in DC’s Penn Quarter neighborhood.

Washington Mystics

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Basketball. The team plays at Verizon Center in downtown Washington DC for the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). The Mystics are the counterpart to the Washington Wizards, although the two franchises are owned by different companies.

Washington Capitals

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Ice Hockey. Washington's professional hockey team plays for the National Hockey League (NHL) at the Verizon Center. Four Capitals players have been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame: Mike Gartner, Rod Langway, Larry Murphy, and Scott Stevens.

DC United

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Soccer. The Major League Soccer (MLS) team plays at RFK Stadium in Washington DC. The team has won the U.S. Open Cup twice and holds the record for most MLS Cups and MLS Supporters' Shields.

Washington Freedom

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Soccer. The professional soccer team plays as part of the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA) at the Maryland Soccer Complex in Germantown, Maryland.

Washington Kastles

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Tennis. Since 2008, the Advanta World TeamTennis (WTT), has played live tennis tournaments in Downtown Washington, DC each July. Owned by local entrepreneur Mark Ein, the Washingtn Kastles roster now has a total of 61 Grand Slam titles including 19 women¹s singles, 26 women¹s doubles, six men¹s doubles and 10 mixed doubles championships.

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