Alex Prewitt

Washington, D.C.

Alex Prewitt worked for The Washington Post's sports desk. He left The Post in October 2015.
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The slippery truth about staying warm on a frigid NFL field

NFL players have tried countless inventive methods to stay warm in wintertime games. Chief among them: creative skin care.

January 20, 2024

The NFL’s stunt doubles

Inside the strange and winding paths of the out-of-work specialists who help some NFL teams’ returners prepare to face left-footed punters.

November 21, 2023

Brian MacLellan planned for free agency, and then delivered

How the Capitals’ general manager landed Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie and bolstered the team’s Stanley Cup aspirations.

October 9, 2015

Nate Schmidt is the Capitals’ renewable energy source

Whether he’s teaching himself to swing dance or dragging Braden Holtby out to see the sights, defenseman finds it hard to keep still.

October 9, 2015

Capitals’ Stanislav Galiev is running out of time to make an impression

After an eventful summer that included some exotic cuisine in Vietnam, the young forward needs a strong finish to the preseason to make the roster.

September 30, 2015

Private museum lets Mitch Korn relive every moment of his hockey career

Jerseys, sticks, masks, even lockers — there is little the Capitals’ goaltending coach hasn’t saved along the way.

September 29, 2015