In Washington Football Team News: Ron Rivera says Ryan Fitzpatrick is set for an MRI on his injured right hip in a couple of weeks before a course will be shaped for the veteran quarterback’s return but he may be out too long to save this season. At two and five, Washington will continue to roll with Taylor Heinicke in Fitzpatrick’s absence and will travel to Denver Sunday.
NHL/CAPITALS: T.J. Oshie picked up his fifth career hat trick as the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 7-5 on Monday night. Alex Ovechkin extended his point streak to six games with his sixth and seventh goals of the season for Washington. Nick Jensen and John Carlson also scored as Ilya Samsonov made 32 saves for the win. They‘ll come home to host the Detroit Red Wings Wednesday night.
NBA/WIZARD: Kevin Durant scored 25 points and the Brooklyn Nets bounced back from a poor finish a day earlier with a blistering start that sent them to a 104-90 victory over the Washington Wizards. The Wizards won their first two games but fell behind early in this one as Bradley Beal had an off night leading the team with 19 points. They’ll play in Boston Wednesday night.