Top DMV Sports stories for Monday: Latest on Redskins, Wizards, Ovi's chase to 700

Caroline Brandt
NBC Sports Washington

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020: The top sports stories from around the DMV.

This week is the final week of the Big Twenty countdown as we reveal the top 5! Today, we take a look at No. 5: The return of Joe Gibbs.

Tonight, the Capitals host Barry Trotz's Islanders as Alex Ovechkin looks to get goal No. 700.

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Happy Monday, District of Champions.

Redskins/NFL

Redskins cornerback Quinton Dunbar does not plan to participate in Redskins OTAs this summer, a source told Insider JP Finlay.

Today begins the first day of a two-week series: "Questions facing Ron Rivera," and "Redskins Free Agent Targets." Today's question: What should the Redskins do with the No. 2 pick? Today's free agent target: Tight end, Austin Hooper.

Capitals/NHL

The Caps suffered their worst loss of the season as the Flyers clobbered them, 7-2 Saturday night. While Saturday was a disappointment, Alex Ovechkin gets another shot to reach 700 goals in front of a home crowd tonight as the Caps take on the Islanders.

Wizards/NBA

The Wizards fell to the Memphis Grizzlies 106-99 last night, with Ja Morant's triple-double leading the way. This week, the Wizards take on the Chicago Bulls tomorrow at Capital One and head to New York Wednesday to battle the Knicks.

Nationals/MLB

Players and coaches around MLB think the Houston Astros' punishment for sign-stealing is too lax, especially Sean Doolittle. 

Mark your calendars! The Nationals released their 2020 promotional schedule and it's full of themed nights and giveaways.

Ravens/NFL

The Ravens announced they have signed safety Chuck Clark to a 3-year, $19 million contract extension. 

From the football field to the Oscars. Matthew A. Cherry, who was cut by the Ravens in 2006, won an Oscar last night for "Best Animated Short Film" in "Hair of Love."

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