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And so, while you're sitting around fretting about Gio's drug test and Raffy's visa issues, enjoy the video above (via CSNWashington.com) in which Bryce Harper talks about the state of DC sports with the assembled media in Viera today. He got chills:
"People out there at our games, all the support we have in DC, you saw it in the postseason last year, you saw it with the Redskins this year with RGIII. It's an exciting time for DC. I'm getting chills right now thinking about it. It's unbelievable to think that we could do something special in that city, not only in baseball, but football, and basketball (!?). It's gonna be a good next couple years for all the teams in DC and us and I'm excited to be a part of it and be in a family like that."
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