Found February 24, 2012 on
Zim contract extension talks hit no-trade speedbump. [CSNW]
Rizzo hopes to lock up Zim contract by Saturday deadline. [Wash. Times]
Nats players to watch in Vierra beyond Bryce Harper. [Capital Comment]
The one about Ryan Braun, FedEx and a cup of pee. [Big League Stew]
10 best about being an O’s fan, including Boogs. [BLS via Camden Chat]
Interesting story about UVA football player on hunger strike. [WaPo]
Boz plays DC sports radio like fiddle. Boz > Holden. [Bog]
Wiz may suck, but they certainly keep it interesting. [Wash. Times]
A video tribute to the life and times of JaVale McGee. [Deadspin]
Video of Caps prospect in serious pain after knee injury. [SBNDC]
Meet WR Stephen Hill, big body, potential Skins target. [Hogs Haven]
Robert Griffin III makes a lot of noise for second best QB. [Grantland]
DC ladies celebrate beer and bras for a good cause. [We Love DC]
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
CSN: Nationals phenom says he's OK if the team wants to start him in the minors this season, but he's planning to make their decision as difficult as possible.
VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Bryce Harper knew this was coming. When he arrived at the clubhouse for Washington's first full-squad workout of spring training, his teammates sent him a not-so-subtle message.
As covered extensively earlier on DC Sports Bog, above is Bryce Harper, the Cowboys fan, wearing a Redskins t-shirt in camp with the Nats on Friday. Photo by @DanHellie. Of course, this stunt will backfire on young Mr. Harper somehow.
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(Ryan Zimmerman: still only 27, still drinks beer from a can. Screen cap via CSNWashington.com video.)
And so, while you're sitting around waiting for news on the Ryan Zimmerman contract front, enjoy the video below of Zim on Sports Talk Live on Thursday from CSNWashington.com. The Face of the Franchise talks contract, goals, his age ("I'm not that old yet...man...
Kilgore reported that Bryce Harper entered the Nats clubhouse in a Duke shirt Friday morning, but by the afternoon, all that unpleasantness had been avoided. The noted Cowboys fan and D.C. sports fan antagonist was finally sporting burgundy and gold. And two TV reporters who couldn’t find their way to Nats Park — Dan Hellie and Dave Feldman — were there to record the image...
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Folks around Cincinnati are
excited about no. 2
Baseball America released its list of the Top 100 Prospects for 2012 earlier this week. The 23rd annual publication is headlined by Nationals phenom Bryce Harper, but three Cincinnati Reds also made the cut. Here are the names of those players followed by the description BA gave them:
#16 Devin Mesoraco C
Bryce Harper's locker is next to that of Jason Michaels, and that's surely no accident. The Nationals are Michaels' fifth Major League team, and at 35, he arrived at Spring Training with a Minor League contract and no guarantees.
VIERA, FLA. (AP) - When Bryce Harper got to the clubhouse for Washington's first full-squad workout of spring training, his teammates had delivered a not-so-subtle message. The nameplate on his locker said, "Joe Namath, No. 12."Harper wasn't bothered a bit by those who thought he went a little far by ...
Instead of having his name over his locker, Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper had a nameplate reading "Joe Namath No. 12."