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PHOTO: Kevin Durant instagrams a picture of him with a beard

It seems that Kevin Durant is enjoying the Washington Nationals recent success. On Tuesday, around 10 pm, Kevin Durant posted a picture on Instagram of himself with a beard. During this time the Nationals were playing the Rockies and the internet was buzzing about the man who made a Curly W with his beard. The picture was captioned “beard gang.” If the picture is about the Nationals...
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Poll results show that 65 percent want to keep the Redskins name

Photo cred: espn.go.com Vox Populi, a polling firm launched by Republican strategists, released a poll that showed 65 percent of residents in the Washington D.C. area think the Redskins shouldn’t change their name. Of the 1053 people who participated in this poll, 701 people declared themselves as NFL fans and 352 declared the Redskins as their favorite team in the DC area. Of...
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Ray Rice suspended two games by the NFL

Ray Rice is being suspended two games for his off-season incident with his wife. Rice will be missing two divisional games against the Bengals and Steelers during the suspension. NFL is suspending Ravens RB Ray Rice for the first two games this season, per sources. The suspension is expected to be announced today. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 24, 2014 During the off-season...
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Colorado 6, Washington 4; 23 July 2014 (Washington 55-44, Colorado 41-60)

Photo Credit: stamfordadvocate.com On what was a sunny Wednesday morning, the Nationals took the field in Denver looking to sweep the Rockies. Colorado wanted to end a 7-game losing streak. By the time the game ended, the sunny day turned to an overcast afternoon to a summer storm. The Nationals led, fell behind, fought valiantly to get close, but fall just short. The Rockies scored...
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WATCH: Nationals’ Aaron Barrett and Brandon Barnes standoff before the game

With a 162 game season there has to be some fun before, after, and sometimes during the game. Right before the Washington Nationals and Colorado Rockies threw the first pitch, pitcher Aaron Barrett and outfielder Brandon Barnes decided to standoff. The challenge started during the playing of the National Anthem, but continued until Denard Span walked up to the batters box. With the...
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The Granddaughter of the Redskins’ first owner speaks out against the Redskins name

  Photo cred: letsplayballtickets.com The most recent person who has spoken out against the Redskins name is Jordan Wright. For those who don’t know Jordan Wright, she is the granddaughter of George Preston Marshall, the Redskins first owner. Wright told The Washington Post her stand on the Redskins name, If even one person tells you that name, that word you used, offends them...
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WATCH: Jacoby Jones dress in drag during Ravens cruise

Baltimore Ravens wide out Jacoby Jones dawns a pink bra in a drag show during a Ravens fan cruise (photo courtesy of TMZ) Baltimore Ravens wide receiver can do it all: return kicks, catch passes in the Super Bowl, and even appear on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars.  But last night, Jones found something he couldn’t do that well. During a Baltimore Ravens fan cruise, Jones did...
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Washington 7, Colorado 4; 22 July 2014 (Washington 55-43, Colorado 40-60)

Photo Credit: ca.sports.yahoo.com After taking Monday’s series opener at Coors Field, the Nationals looked to take a second straight game on this road trip. The Rockies were looking to break a six-game losing streak. Colorado got more bad news on Tuesday, when all-star Troy Tulowitzki went on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hip flexor (retroactive to 19 July). The...
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Buy season tickets and get a John Harbaugh statue!

Let us first get it out there that this is not an offer by the Baltimore Ravens. John Harbaugh’s alma mater, Miami University, is giving away a free statue of John Harbaugh if you buy season tickets to the winless Red Hawks! Harbaugh is the most recent former Red Hawk to be added to the “Cradle of Coaches Plaza” at the university. The Super Bowl winning coach played defensive...
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John Harbaugh in the dark on Ray Rice suspension

Photo: sportspickle.com Everybody in Baltimore is patiently waiting to see what happens to running back Ray Rice. Rice was arrested back in February for assaulting his then fiance. Rice plead not guilty to the charges. According to a tweet by the Baltimore Ravens, coach John Harbaugh has been kept in the dark about the whole suspension process. This is something a head coach needs...
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Washington 7, Colorado 2; 21 July 2014 (Washington 54-43, Colorado 40-59)

Photo Credit: greenwichtime.com After taking two of three at home against Milwaukee over the weekend. the Nationals headed out on a 9-game road trip. First stop is Denver on Monday, to oppose the Rockies. Colorado has been struggling lately (6-23 since mid-June). In addition, the Rockies would miss two mainstays on Monday. All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is day-to-day with a sore...
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D.C. United makes a fan’s wish come true

Photo: mlssoccer.com Jordan Johansen has cystic fibrosis. This past weekend, thanks to D.C. United and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Jordan’s wish to be a professional soccer player came true when United signed him to a one day contract. From myfoxdc.com: “It was amazing,” Johansen tells FOX 5 News. “I got to meet Sean Franklin and the whole team and play with them. Do practice...
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Photo: Nationals fan dons awesome curly W beard

This man, known as brooks221 on instagram, is well known in the DC area for his beard. He earlier was seen on T.V. at a Capitals game with his beard in the shape of the #8 for of course Alexander Ovechkin. This same fan has now changed with the season and is now sporting a Curly W beard in honor of the Washington Nationals. Check out both his Curly W beard and his Ovechkin 8 beard...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Redskins 53 man roster version 1.0

Photo: blogs.thescore.com Training camp starts this week for the Washington Redskins and it is on everybody’s mind. Everyone is thinking, “how will RG3 do,” “how will the offense look,” and “who will make the team?” While only the coaches know who has any sort of advantage to make the 53 man roster, that won’t keep the mock rosters from happening. Clearly, with no...
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RG3 doesn’t see any problems with keeping his receivers happy

USA TODAY Sports During the off-season the Washington Redskins added to big-name free agent wide receivers.  Andre Roberts formerly of the Arizona Cardinals came first.  The addition of Roberts was seen as a good move as he would complement Pierre Garcon well as the number two receiver. But the Redskins didn’t stop there, they also decided to add former Philadelphia Eagles wide...
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Lardarius Webb: ‘The Ravens will bounce back’

AP Image The 2013 season was a disappointing one for the Baltimore Ravens.  After winning the Super Bowl in 2012 by defeating the San Francisco 49ers, many expected the Ravens to make a push for the playoffs.  It didn’t quite happen that way however and the Ravens ended the season with a 7-9 record.. The Ravens have also suffered some off-field issues from some of their star...
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Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko end engagement

Photo cred: beermugsports.com After being together for three years and engaged for over a year and a half, Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko have parted ways. Kirilenko announced the end of their engagement to the Russian Tennis Federation today. Maria Kirilenko released this statement about her decision, I have decided to terminate the engagement. There are many reasons, but do...
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WATCH: Jayson Werth send Nats’ fans home happy with walk off double

The man has one of the finest beards in Baseball, and today Jayson Werth sent Nationals fans home happy defeating the Brewers of Milwaukee 5-4. Werth teed off on Brewers pitcher Rob Wooten with the speedy Anthony Rendon on first. Seeing that the Brew Crew weren’t in position to cover anything hit in a gap, Werth shot a 3-1 double down the left field line, doubling home Rendon....
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New Bucks coach Jason Kidd “The Wizards will be one of the top teams in the East”

Former Nets star Paul Pierce was given a vote of confidence by former coach Jason Kidd after signing with the Wizards (courtesy of CBS Sports) Anyone who’s ever played sports has had the same adage shoved down their throats since they were kids; “there’s no ‘I’ in TEAM.” Though the saying is as old as sport itself I would always argue that there was an “m” and an...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington 5, Milwaukee 4, 20 July 2014 (Washington 53-43, MIlwaukee 54-45)

Photo Credit: reviewingthebrew.com The Brewers and Nationals split the first two games of the weekend series. Milwaukee took early control on Friday night, Washington did similar on Saturday night. Sunday was the nail-biter of the series. Jayson Werth’s two-out double to the left field corner scored Anthony Rendon from first base to get Washington the walkoff win. On a 3-1 fastball...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bryce Harper gets picked off by a mile at first base

Everyone can remember Willy Mays Hays from the movie “Major League.” He was as fast as could be, but an absolute bonehead on the base paths (early in the movie). Well, minus being told that his shoe was untied by the first baseman, Bryce Harper was caught in a similar manner at first base Sunday afternoon. Harper had already been thrown at two previous times, and he walked back...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Anthony Rendon makes a sliding play for the out

It seems like Anthony Rendon is always making an incredible play to make an out. Well he was at it again today against the Milwaukee Brewers. During the top of the first inning, Gio Gonzalez threw a 3-2 fastball to Aramis Ramirez. It looked like Ramirez had a solid hit up the middle, but Anthony Rendon made a sliding play to reach the ball and get the out. Watch it here: Your browser...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington 8, Milwaukee 3; 19 July 2014 (Washington 52-43, Milwaukee 54-44)

  Photo Credit: foxsports.com After Milwaukee won the series opener on Friday night, Washington sent Tanner Roark to the hill to get a win. Matt Garza started for the Brewers, but didn’t stay around very long. Catcher Wilson Ramos had three hits & three RBI. Ryan Zimmerman drove in three more runs, and Tanner Roark pitched seven strong innings to get the Nationals a home win...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: ESPN publishes inhumane Redskins graphic

The Redskins name debate is a hot topic right now and everyone is commenting on it. The latest argument in this debate, however, is quite inhumane and paints a terrible picture of the Redskins logo. ESPN the Magazine allegedly published this photo:   Um… “@BurgundyBlog: .@ESPNMag published an illustration of a #Redskins helmet with the decal oozing blood. pic.twitter.com/LHA8Yj92k4”...
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WATCH: Manny Machado line-drive a home run to give the O’s the lead

Last night to start off the second half of the season, the Orioles played the Athletics in Oakland. During the seventh inning, the game was tied 2-2 , J.J. Hardy was on first base with one out and Manny Machado was up to bat. Jeff Samardzija threw a first-pitch fastball to Machado and he crushed it down the left field line. Watch Machado’s home run here: Your browser does not...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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