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“Washington, D.C.’s Best Friend”: Longtime NBC4 Washington Reporter, Capitals Fan Wendy Rieger Loses Battle With Cancer

Astrid Riecken/The Washington Post For over 30 years, Wendy Rieger covered news in the Washington, D.C. area for NBC’s Washington affiliate, NBC4. A known Washington Capitals fan, Rieger died Saturday of glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer, at the age of … Continue reading

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19-Year Old Russian Hockey Player Timur Fayzutdinov Dies From Complications After Puck Strike to the Head

KHL Ice hockey is one of the world’s most intense and physically-demanding sports, and with that comes a degree of danger. Throughout recent history there have been notable tragedies that have hit the hockey world, both on and off the … Continue reading

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