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Drew Gooden on his ‘Dirty Man Contest’ with DeShawn Stevenson
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A lifetime ago, when Gilbert Arenas was still the merry leader of a fun-loving Wizards squad and Washington Post reporters didn’t spend all their time sulking over failing to make quick-hitting blog posts turn into viral shareable sensations, DeShawn St…Upvote Share Tweet
BY RYAN LAMBERT [Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.] W…Upvote Share Tweet
Five thoughts: Darren SprolesESPN.com Updated 6 hours agoWith running back Darren Sproles done in New Orleans (his release has not yet hit the transactions wire), it led to another round of "should-the-Redskins-pursue" questions via Twitter. So, should they go after Sproles? Well, I have a few thoug…Upvote Share Tweet
Strasburg Settles Down, Nats Rout Cardinals 11-1nytimes.com Updated 21 hours agoAs he warmed up in the bullpen for his second spring training start, Stephen Strasburg felt strong. Perhaps a little too strong.Upvote Share Tweet
A Night Out With Scouts At Ruth’s Chrisredskins.com Updated 21 hours ago(Director of Pro Personnel Morocco Brown) Have you ever wanted to find out what it takes to be a scout in the NFL or what it’s like to prepare for the NFL Draft? Ruth’s Chris and the Redskins are giving you the chance to do just that. On Monday, March 3…Upvote Share TweetNationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is off to a good start, going 5-for-15 with two home runs and four RBIs entering Sunday's action. Manager Matt Williams is most impressed by how LaRoche is handling left-handed pitchers.Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Updated Mar 9 (yesterday)? Warriors coach Mark Jackson dropped a bit of a bombshell in his pre-game media session: All-Star guard Stephen Curry is fighting a minor strain in his right quad and will see limited minutes tonight against the Suns and in the foreseeable future. Curr…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 9 (yesterday)Yes, the Washington Redskins are interested in New England cornerback Aqib Talib, who will be a free agent Tuesday. They were among the teams that contacted him, but this is clearly no surprise. I’m not sure of a Redskins beat reporter who didn’t specul…Upvote Share TweetWASHINGTON - Troy Brouwer scored a power-play goal off a rebound to cap a rally from a two-goal deficit in the third period as the Washington Capitals beat the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2 on Saturday night. After failing to score in the first 49 minu...Upvote Share Tweet
Brouwer tallies winner to cap 3-goal splurge in 5 minutes for Capitals' 3-2 win over Coyotesthehockeynews.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)Brouwer tallies winner to cap 3-goal splurge in 5 minutes for Capitals' 3-2 win over CoyotesUpvote Share TweetNHL.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)Defenseman Rostislav Klesla said Saturday he will not join the Buffalo Sabres, who acquired him in a trade with the Washington Capitals on Wednesday. The trade, which also sent goaltender Michal Neuvirth to Buffalo and goaltender Jaroslav Halak...Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards sign Gooden to second 10-day contractnba.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)Forward Drew Gooden was signed to a second 10-day contract by the Washington Wizards.Upvote Share TweetTrevor Rosenthal had a pain-free spring training debut and Michael Wacha pitched three effective innings for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4-4 tie with a Washington Nationals split squad that was called after 10 innings Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
Simmons leads early charge, but pitching faltersMLB.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)Andrelton Simmons was among the Braves taking strong cuts in split-squad action against the Nationals, but the bullpen was roughed up in an 8-2 loss on Saturday afternoon at Space Coast Stadium.Upvote Share Tweet
Top 10 stretch runs after the trade deadlinethehockeynews.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)With a wild trade deadline in the books and playoffs on the horizon, now begins the season of hope for many NHL teams. Deadline buyers hope they’ve strengthened themselves enough for the final push. Teams that stood pat believe they already have the rig…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins Cheerleaders Name Captainsredskins.com Updated Mar 8 (2 days ago)On Thursday night, right before 9 p.m., cheers echoed down the hallways of FedExField. Four ladies, surrounded by their closest friends and teammates, celebrated becoming Team Captains of the First Ladies of Football. Between Cheer Prep classes Maigan, …Upvote Share Tweet
Quick takes: Open negotiationsESPN.com Updated Mar 8 (2 days ago)There will be a lot of rumors circulating this weekend, based on who the Redskins have contacted during this open negotiating period. But it’s not as if these are all meaningful discussions. Nobody can be signed and just because they talk to someone ear…Upvote Share Tweet
Stryker Presents A Free Joint Pain Seminar With Orthopaedic Surgeon Bradley Boydredskins.com Updated Mar 8 (2 days ago)Join us at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va., at 6 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 26, to hear orthopaedic surgeon Bradley Boyd discuss various options for treating knee pain. You can register by calling 1-888-STRYKER (787-9537) or clicking here. Light r…Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards Hold Off BucksMar 8Bradley Beal and Trevor Ariza combined to score 51 points to lead the Wizards past the Bucks 114-107.
RG III Models Baylor Uniforms, AfroMar 7The Redskins' Robert Griffin III posted pictures to his Facebook account of himself with an afro wearing Baylor's new basketball uniforms.
Tillman and Griffin III discuss their military upbringingsMar 7Chicago Bears defensive back Charles Tillman and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talk about what the military and the USAA have meant to their families.
Bruins Blank CapitalsMar 6Tuukka Rask had 16 saves in the Bruins' 3-0 win over the Capitals.
Free Agency, A PrimerMar 10Ten things you should know about the NFL’s 22nd annual free market, which kicks off Tuesday at 4 p.m. (but which is already in full swing because of legal and illegal tampering): 1. Cornerbacks are this year’s quarterbacks. When a pedestrian corner like…
Joakim Noah leads way for Chicago Bulls against Miami HeatMar 9Led by an emotional Joakim Noah, the Bulls managed to beat the Heat in another regular-season game but know an NBA King isn't dethroned in March, Michael Wilbon writes.
Clayton's mailbag -- Cap increase will be pivotal in retaining 2010, 2011 …Mar 9Stars from the 2010 and 2011 draft classes are set to command big money after their rookie deals expire, leaving teams to debate how much of the extra 2014 salary cap to carry over to future seasons, writes John Clayton.
NBA - True or false: Free agency decisionsMar 6Our 5-on-5 crew answers the key questions about whether top free agents will opt in or out in 2014.