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Redskins @ Ravens Preview

When: Saturday August 23rd @ 730 PM Where: M & T Bank Stadium- Baltimore, MD Weather: High 77/Low 66 Rain 50% Radio: SportsTalk 980 TV: NBC4/Comcast Sportsnet Full game press release Week three in the NFL Preseason is traditionally the closest to a regular season game as it gets. Saturday night will be no exception with the Redskins projected starters to play at last a half,...
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What the Pundits are saying about these Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals have won ten consecutive games, the first time they have hit that size of a winning streak since their relocation to the District in 2005.   They have won five of their last six games in dramatic walk off fashion, an incredible feat that is fascinating the baseball world.  In all, the Nationals have built a seven game lead in the NL East.  The Atlanta...
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Nats win tenth in a row, Sweep the DBacks

The Washington Nationals have matched their highest winning streak in Nationals history, completing a four game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks and winning their tenth consecutive game. The win was also the Nationals fifth walk off win in the last six games and their third consecutive series sweep. Denard Span scored in the bottom of the sixth inning on a wild throwing error...
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Redskins special teams still a work in progress

The Washington Redskins are still in the progress of overhauling a special teams unit that performed horribly in 2013. The only announced decision at this point is that LB Adam Hayward was named special teams captain in the preseason opener. Other than that, all bets are on. In the return game, WR Rashad Ross has been returning kicks and WR Andre Roberts and WR Santana Moss have...
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Browns @ Redskins Preview

When: Monday August 18th @ 8pm Where: Fed Ex Field Weather: Low 68/40% Thunderstorms Radio: SportsTalk 980 TV: ESPN NBC4/Comcast Sportsnet Full game press release We're BROTHERS!! Jon Gruden at @Redskins practice today with his brother Jay Gruden. pic.twitter.com/p9NwMJKelg — ESPN Monday Night (@ESPNMondayNight) August 16, 2014 It’s game two of the 2014 preseason tonight...
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Washington Nationals 2014 Draft Class Stats Update (8/18)

Throughout the season, we will periodically update you on the 2014 Washington Nationals draft class.  We have assigned certain stars to draft class members off to Here is the first update. C Jakson Reetz (3rd round):  Assigned to GCL Rookie League.  He has played in 33 games and is 24 for 86 at the plate.  Reetz has 6 doubles, 1 triple, and 1 home run.  He has scored 17 runs...
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Another Walk (Off) @ The Park

Another walk off, another three game sweep…. it’s becoming habit at Nationals Park, where Washington outlasted the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 in eleven innings. The Nats used a three run seventh inning to take a 4-2 lead into the ninth. Closer Rafael Soriano was summoned to close things out, but when all was done, the Pirates held a 5-4 lead going into the home half of the ninth...
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Nats Make Bucs Walk (Off) The Plank!

The Washington Nationals overcame a 3-0 deficit on Saturday night, rallying for a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Nats are now 15 games over .500 (68-53) and enjoying a five game winning streak. Trailing 3-1 in the bottom of the eighth, first baseman Adam LaRoche hit a two out, two run homer, tying things at 3-apiece. In the bottom of the ninth, catcher Wilson Ramos doubled...
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Nationals Complete Sweep

With a 4-1 win over the New York Mets, the Washington Nationals won at Citi Field for the 11th straight time on Thursday night. The Nats return home with a six game lead over the Atlanta Braves in the National League East. Stephen Strasburg was masterful, working seven innings, scattering three hits while striking out eight. Strasburg walked a pair and the Mets run was unearned....
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Wizards Release 2014-’15 Schedule

The Washington Wizards have released their 2014-’15 schedule. Believe it or not, the season opener in Miami against the Heat is only 11 weeks away. The Wizards home opener is Saturday November 1st against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Verizon Center. Other highlights include a Christmas Day trip to Madison Square Garden to take on the Knicks, Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers...
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Redskins Roundup: Jordan Reed impresses people

I was a guest on TV last Friday to discuss the Redskins preseason game and the name controversy that could cause trouble for the team before its November 2 game in Minnesota later this year. Watch it. Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden picked the team’s three preseason captains and they are LT Trent Williams of the offense, DB DeAngelo Hall of the defense, and LB Adam Hayward...
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Talking Redskins on TV

Last Friday I was a guest on NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt to talk about the first preseason game for the Washington Redskins and efforts under way in Minnesota to force Washington to not use its controversial name on any game materials for the November 2 matchup against the Vikings. Watch.
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Nats call up OF Michael Taylor, place Steve Souza on the DL

The Washington Nationals have called up OF Michael Taylor from AAA Syracuse. Taylor replaces Steve Souza, who was placed on the 15 day disabled list. oF Jayson Werth has la been hobbled. Taylor played most of this season at Double-A Harrisburg and put up highly impressive stats, batting .313/.396/.539 with 22 home runs, 63 RBI, and 35 stolen bases. Taylor was recently promoted...
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Can The Wiz Take The Next Step?

With the power shift from Miami to Cleveland in the Eastern Conference, can the Wizards 2014-’15 goal realistically extend beyond the NBA’s final four? The Cavaliers getting Lebron James back was huge, the addition of Kevin Love likely puts them over the top as heavy favorites. Without a first round pick (Marcin Gortat trade) and two high profile free agents, the Washington front...
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Redskins win preseason opener 23-6

The Washington Redskins got a win in new head coach Jay Gruden‘s debut, trouncing the visiting New England Patriots 23-7. Neither team played starters long, with Patriots QB Tom Brady sitting the game out and Redskins QB Robert Griffin III playing one brief series and then leaving. Most of the starters on offense and defense did not play more than a series or two. WR DeSean Jackson...
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Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden’s Postgame Presser

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Bryce Harper smashes walk off homer in 13th to win it for Nats

Washington Nationals fans have been waiting for the big bat of Bryce Harper to return.  It did today, in a big way.  Harper smacked his first home run since July 18 in the bottom on the 13th inning, a walk off that carried the Nats to their second consecutive win.  The Harper home run handed Washington a 2-1 series win over the New York Mets. Ian Desmond started the Nats off in...
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Patriots @ Redskins Preview

When: Thursday, August 8th, 2015 Where: Fed Ex Field Weather: Low of 64, 0% chance of rain Radio: ESPN SportsTalk 980 TV: NBC-4 and Comcast SportsNet 2014 Washington Redskins Media Guide The Jay Gruden era kicks off on Thursday night as the Redskins host the New England Patriots at Fed Ex Field. Gruden admits he will have butterflies for his first game as a head coach, but is eager...
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Nats promote Michael Taylor to AAA

The Washington Nationals have finally promoted OF Michael Taylor to Syracuse (AAA).  Taylor has had an absolute monster season at Harrisburg (AAA) and looking more and more like the Nationals future center fielder.  In his first two games at AAA, Taylor is 3 for 5 at the plate with two doubles, a run scored, and a run driven in.  In 98 games at Harrisburg, Taylor batted .313 with...
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Nats fall second consecutive game, lose to Mets 6-1

Fortunately for the Washington Nationals, the time they picked to lose two straight is the time the Atlanta Braves remain on a downward spiral.  Even with two straight losses, the Nats maintain their 3 games lead in the National League East.   Once again, the inconsistent Nats offense reared its ugly head in a 6-1 lass to division rival New York Mets. The Nats had their opportunities...
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Report: Wall and Beal cut from Team USA

Washington Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal have been cut from Team USA, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The team will compete in the upcoming World Cup of Basketball, beginning on August 30 in Spain. USA Basketball cut Washington's John Wall, Bradley Beal and Atlanta's Paul Millsap today, sources told Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
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Nats send Nate McLouth to DL, Call up Steve Souza

The Washington Nationals have placed OF Nate McLouth on the 15 day disabled list because of a shoulder injury.   McLouth did have an MRI and has been battling shoulder inflammation. There is no doubt that the Nats’ signing of McLouth was the most disappointing off-season move and one of the worst over the last several season by the Nats.   The Nats signed McLouth to bolster outfield...
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Washington Nationals 2014 Draft Class Stats Update (8/4)

Throughout the season, we will periodically update you on the 2014 Washington Nationals draft class.  We have assigned certain stars to draft class members off to Here is the first update. C Jakson Reetz (3rd round):  Assigned to GCL Rookie League.  He has played in 24 games and is 17 for 60 at the plate.  Reetz has 3 doubles and a triple.  He has scored 12 runs and driven...
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Happy birthday, Riggo

Today is the 65th birthday of Robert John Riggins — known to Washington Redskins fans as Riggo or The Diesel. The franchise all-time rushing leader and responsible for arguably the greatest moment in the history of the club, Riggins was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992. Check out this tribute to the indomitable man.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg pitches Nats to win over the Phillies

The Washington Nationals got a performance on the mound from Stephen Strasburg (8-9) that they expected all season.  Strasburg tossed seven shutout innings allowing just three hits while fanning ten Phillies to lead the Nationals to a 2-2 series split.  Strasburg was masterful on the mound, hitting a great fastball and combining with an excellent curve.  To date, Strasburg has...
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