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yahoo.com 7 hours agoYou may rip Alex Ovechkin all you want, but don't you dare talk about his mother! That seems to be the feeling around the Capitals at the moment after former NHL goaltender Glenn Healy ranted about the player, and his mom, on Sportsnet in the video belo…Upvote Share TweetWashington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III turned to a historical figure to summarize his approach since suffering a dislocated ankle: Winston Churchill.Upvote Share Tweet
Vote For Community Project In Redskins Territoryredskins.com 9 hours ago(AP Image) The Week 8 matchup between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys will go far beyond the gridiron. For each Monday Night Football game played this season, the two competing markets (in this case Washington, D.C. and Dallas) will also have…Upvote Share TweetEarlier this week, Redskins coach Jay Gruden pointed to Week 11 as a likely date for quarterback Robert Griffin III to make his return from a dislocated ankle when he said that the team would have “a couple weeks to make sure it’s ready” thanks to the t…Upvote Share Tweet
Capitals players really commit to Calgary trip, wear cowboy hatswashingtonpost.com 10 hours agoMan, you know what looks like a chill place to visit? Calgary. There are so many activities there! You can go curling. You can wear cowboy hats. There’s … some other stuff, too, probably. This morning, I Googled “what are the cool things to do in Calgar…Upvote Share Tweet
Remembering Sean Taylor’s Block Field Goal Return Vs. Dallasredskins.com 11 hours ago(AP Image) RELATED LINKS: –An Incredible Sean Taylor Fan Art Piece –Ryan Clark Carries Sean Taylor’s Memory With Him On Gameday As had been the case several times before during the Washington Redskins-Dallas Cowboys rivalry, their Week 9 matchup during …Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Pierce thinks that stars moving from team to team is a 'great thing'yahoo.com 12 hours agoLater this month, Paul Pierce will play his first game as a member of the Washington Wizards, which is nearly as weird as what he did 12 months ago, when he played his first game as a member of the Brooklyn Nets. His former teammate in Brooklyn and Bost…Upvote Share Tweet
It’s feast or famine – beat them or beat it – for NHL coaches these daysthehockeynews.com 13 hours agoThe coaching business in the NHL is about to get crazier thanks to the pending free agency of Red Wings bench boss Mike Babcock, who almost assuredly will set a new record for a coach’s salary whether he stays in Detroit or moves on to a new place of em…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins vs. Cowboys previewESPN.com 15 hours agoFor the 16th time on “Monday Night Football,” the Dallas Cowboys will meet the Washington Redskins. Only the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos (17) have met on "Monday Night Football" more. The Cowboys come in with a six-game winning streak, …Upvote Share Tweet
D-backs hire assistant GM Minniti from NationalsMLB.com Oct 23 (yesterday)The D-backs continued filling out their baseball operations department Thursday by hiring Bryan Minniti as assistant general manager and Mike Russell as special assistant to senior vice president of baseball operations.Upvote Share Tweet
Looking at other Redskins position questionsASHBURN, Va. -- Quarterback isn't the only position that's somewhat in limbo for the Washington Redskins. In all honesty, quarterback really isn't a question, as it's quite simple: Colt McCoy will start, barring some major (and unforeseen) turnaround fr…Upvote Share Tweet
THN Analytics: Visualizing the tradethehockeynews.com Oct 23 (yesterday)By Benjamin Wendorf – special to THN Midseason trades are a bit of a curiosity in the NHL; they’re usually, at least on one side, expressions of immediate purpose – though intuitively both teams are getting someone they want. From a player’s perspective…Upvote Share Tweet
Jason Hatcher: Redskins fans hate the Cowboys more than Cowboys fans hate the RedskinsSome people are saying that Dallas Week is dead in Washington. But from Jason Hatcher’s perspective, it remains a bigger thing here than it is there. “I’ll tell you what, [Washington fans] hate Dallas more than Dallas hates us over here. They really hat…Upvote Share Tweet
PHOTO: Grambling State Alums Together At Redskins ParkRELATED LINKS: –Hatcher ‘Locked In’ As He Makes His Return To Dallas –Player’s Turn: Jason Hatcher At The Mic There was a Grambling State University reunion in the hallways of Redskins Park this afternoon with Doug Williams and Jason Hatcher. What makes…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Huge Marcin Gortat Block Leads To John Wall’s Reverse, Double-Pump Slamdimemag.com Oct 23 (yesterday)Of the countless attributes why basketball ranks as the world’s best game is a near constant stream of end-to-end action. There’s no waiting, players perform on both sides of the ball, and offense turns to defense and vice versa in a flash. This huge bl…Upvote Share Tweet
Anthony Spencer limited in practiceIRVING, Texas -- Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer was limited in practice on Thursday with a sprained foot. Spencer, who has recovered from microfracture surgery, is expected to play in Monday's game against the Washington Redskins. Linebacker Bruc…Upvote Share TweetASHBURN, Va. -- Jason Hatcher knew the end was coming in Dallas. So when he left, he did so minus any bitterness or regret. It allowed him to shelve certain emotions while making a move to a division rival. “It was an easy transition,” Hatcher said. The…Upvote Share Tweet
Can Nicklas Backstrom become the highest-scoring Swede of all-time?thehockeynews.com Oct 23 (yesterday)Perhaps it should come as no surprise that Nicklas Backstrom quietly scored his 500th career point against the Edmonton Oilers Wednesday night. He did it quietly because Backstrom does everything quietly. That has something to do with the fact that he’s…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins could have three starting QBs for the first time since 2002The Redskins seem likely to start Colt McCoy on Monday. That would give them three starting quarterbacks this season. And that’s not something this franchise has accomplished very often. In fact, it would be Washington’s first season with three differen…Upvote Share Tweet
Kai Forbath Receives Custom No. 2 Wizards JerseyRELATED LINKS: –Kai Forbath’s Boot Nets Redskins Victory –FedEx ONE To Watch: Redskins-Cowboys Add Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath to the list of professional athletes in town who wear No. 2 and hit game-winning threes as time expires. After boot…Upvote Share TweetIRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter, who has missed the last three games with a thigh injury, returned to practice Thursday. Cowboys officials hope Carter will be healthy enough to play in Monday's game against the Washington Redskin…Upvote Share Tweet
Morgan Moses Balancing Dallas Week Preparations With The Birth Of His SonWashington Redskins offensive lineman Morgan Moses on Tuesday welcomed his son, Isiah Kingston Moses, into the world. Moses — who was drafted by the Redskins in third round of this past May’s NFL Draft — said there’s “nothing like” the feeling of seeing…Upvote Share TweetIn the days after Brian Orakpo suffered yet another season-ending injury, many people compared his career to that of LaVar Arrington. The first-round draft pick linebackers and Eastern Motors pitchmen ranked fifth and third, respectively, on Matt Terl’s…Upvote Share Tweet
Griffin Breaks His SilenceOct 24John Clayton discusses the mindset of Robert Griffin III and the multiple quarterback changes the Redskins have seen since his injury.
McCoy To Start Monday Night For WashingtonOct 24ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter discusses the Redskins' plan to start Colt McCoy at quarterback against the Cowboys on Monday night.
NFL Live Prediction: Redskins-CowboysOct 23The NFL Live crew make their picks for Washington at Dallas.
Has The Cowboys' Defense Improved?Oct 23Todd Archer and Jean-Jacques Taylor discuss whether the Cowboys' defense has improved this year and whether their matchup with the Redskins is still considered a rivalry.
Football for BreakfastOct 24I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes GreenOct 23The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles LakersOct 23With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 23John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.