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Andrew Shaw screen shot The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Montreal Canadiens forward Andrew Shaw three preseason games for boarding Washington Capitals defenseman Connor Hobbs in an exhibition game Tuesday night. The Department of Play…Share Tweet
Nats take finale, move closer to home fieldMLB.com 43 minutes agoThe Nationals' lineup Thursday was once again missing many of its usual stars, with Wilson Ramos out for the season and Daniel Murphy and Bryce Harper nursing injuries. But that didn't stop Dusty Baker's squad, which rode big games from several replacem…Share Tweet
Ross Throws 90 Pitches in 4 Innings; Nats Top Arizona 5-3nytimes.com 1 hour agoSure, the Washington Nationals would love to lock up home-field advantage in the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. What Dusty Baker is more concerned about is getting ready for the playoffs, and that includes having pitcher Joe Ross re…Share Tweet
Murphy unlikely to play until postseasonMLB.com 4 hours agoNationals second baseman Daniel Murphy is unlikely to play again during the regular season, aside from maybe a pinch-hit opportunity, manager Dusty Baker said Thursday.Share TweetMLB.com 16 hours agoThe Nationals left the door wide open for the Dodgers to gain some ground Wednesday night in the race for home-field advantage in their upcoming Division Series. A pair of Padres rookies helped slam it shut. Hunter Renfroe and Manuel Margot had two hits…Share Tweetnytimes.com 19 hours agoWith Stephen Strasburg not expected to pitch in the National League Division Series and Joe Ross not yet fully stretched out after a two-month layoff, the Washington Nationals are counting on Gio Gonzalez to come through in the playoffs.Share Tweet
DeSean Jackson not practicing Wednesdayprofootballtalk.com Sep 28 (yesterday)The Redskins emerged from last Sunday’s victory over the Giants with a slew of injured players and they’ve placed a couple of them on injured reserve this week. Wide receiver DeSean Jackson wasn’t one of those two players, but he did go down at one poin…Share TweetMLB.com Sep 28 (yesterday)Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu went into Tuesday's opener of three games against the Giants with a .350 average, three points ahead of the Nationals' Daniel Murphy. Problem is with Murphy having not started since Sept. 17 and not played since Sept. …Share Tweet
Banged-up Nationals struggling to keep home-field advantage for NLDSESPN.com Sep 28 (yesterday)Banged-up Nationals struggling to keep home-field advantage for NLDSShare TweetAnthony Rendon launched a three-run homer to help guide the Nationals to a 4-2 win over the D-backs at Nationals Park on Tuesday. His homer helped back a strong effort from Max Scherzer, who struck out 10 in six innings.Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 27 (yesterday)If the Washington Nationals are hoping to move past the National League Division Series for the first time since the franchise relocated, they are going to have to do so without pitcher Stephen Strasburg. While Strasburg is working his way back from an …Share TweetWilson Ramos, who had made his first All-Star team as part of a career year ahead of his impending free agency, tore the ACL in his right knee, the Nationals announced Tuesday, ending his season.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 27 (2 days ago)The word early on Tuesday was that Redskins center Kory Lichtensteiger might be headed to injured reserve due to a calf injury that coach Jay Gruden initially called “moderate” and that’s exactly what’s come to pass later in the day. Lichtensteiger has …Share Tweet
Bashaud Breeland has “moderate” high ankle strainprofootballtalk.com Sep 27 (2 days ago)The Redskins know that safety DeAngelo Hall won’t be back in the lineup this season due to the torn ACL he suffered against the Giants and they may be without one of their other starters in the secondary for a bit. Cornerback Bashaud Breeland went for a…Share Tweet
High 5: D-backs slug to rout of NationalsMLB.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)Yasmany Tomas homered and drove in five runs and Jean Segura hit two of the D-backs' five home runs in a 14-4 win over the Washington Nationals on Monday night at Nationals Park.Share Tweet
With grieving Marlins taking center stage, Nationals' game rings hollowESPN.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)With grieving Marlins taking center stage, Nationals' game rings hollowShare Tweet
Keim interviews Chris Baker in an ice bathJul 30ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim interviews defensive lineman Chris Baker in an ice bath to get a better understanding of what players go through to keep their bodies fresh during training camp.
Jennings to OBJ: 'Stop it, you are better than that'Jul 29Former NFL wide receiver Greg Jennings offers advice to Odell Beckham Jr. regarding last year's incident with Josh Norman and shares a similar altercation he had with a cornerback in Seattle.
Redskins hoping Cousins builds on 2015 performanceJul 28John Keim breaks down what the Redskins are hoping to see from Kirk Cousins.
Fumbles force change by Matt JonesJul 28Redskins running back Matt Jones is optimistic that a change in how he holds the football will result in better ball security a season after losing four fumbles.