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Wall On Goal For Wizards: “All You Can Ask For Now Is The Finals”
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The Washington Wizards just enjoyed their most successful season in nearly a decade, winning a playoff series for the first time since 2005. However, that doesn’t mean John Wall is satisfied with his team’s standing in the Eastern Conference. Discussing…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com 23 minutes agoRICHMOND, Va. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of the Washington Redskins training camp: Redskins defensive end Stephen Bowen, recovering from microfracture surgery on his right knee, said he’s confident he’ll return before the season open…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins sign McDonough, cut BridgetESPN.com 2 hours agoRICHMOND, Va. -- The Redskins signed defensive end Jake McDonough on Wednesday and cut cornerback Courtney Bridget with a waived/injured designation. Bridget will undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder. If the former undrafted fre…Upvote Share Tweet
Nats End Marlins' Six-Game Winning Streak, 4-3nytimes.com 3 hours agoTanner Roark won his fourth consecutive start and the Washington Nationals averted a series sweep by snapping the Miami Marlins' six-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Washington Redskins practice reportESPN.com 3 hours agoRICHMOND, Va. -- Even though the Washington Redskins weren't in full pads, giving the practice a feel of an OTA workout, there were still some noteworthy plays Wednesday: Defensive end Jason Hatcher worked out hard Wednesday, first attacking the sled by…Upvote Share Tweet(AP Image) Jay Gruden will make his head coaching debut in eight days. Hired by the Washington Redskins in January, the former offensive coordinator of the Cincinnati Bengals comes across very calm despite not having a (head) coached game under his belt…Upvote Share Tweet
Marcin Gortat brings us inside his fortress of solitude: 'I look at a white wall and contemplate'yahoo.com 4 hours agoAfter inking a lucrative five-year contract this month to return to the Washington Wizards, you might imagine that the rest of Marcin Gortat's summer would be dominated by rest, relaxation and the sort of high-rolling vacationing that a $60 million deal…Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals’ Anthony Rendon really does think baseball is boring to watchwashingtonpost.com 4 hours agoDoes Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon think baseball is even more boring to watch than he let on with his comment during the all-star break about the game being too long? Is the 24-year-old getting enough sleep? Or is he just trolling us all? I ask th…Upvote Share Tweet
#SkinsCamp Fan Of The Day: July 30redskins.com 5 hours agoClick to view slideshow. By Evan Redmon Last year was my first year covering the Redskins. It was a real treat to be at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center, catching all the action up close and personal. Reporting back to all the rabid f…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins fan to Ryan Clark: ‘Sign my breast’washingtonpost.com 5 hours agoNBC Washington has done several segments this month involving Redskins players wearing GoPro cameras. One of them focused on autograph seekers. First Robert Griffin III put on the camera and talked to the throngs. Then Ryan Clark did. “Sign my breast!” …Upvote Share Tweet
‘RedskinsFacts.com’ ads show up at Redskins press conferenceswashingtonpost.com 5 hours agoBecause every part of the Redskins name issue will get media coverage, the new RedskinsFacts.com site has received ample coverage, both on the Sports Bog, and over at Deadspin and Slate, which both take a skeptical tone. Regardless, Wednesday I realized…Upvote Share Tweet
RG III scoffs at zone read talk: Not who I amESPN.com 6 hours agoWashington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says he's not a zone read option quarterback and doesn't plan on running it much this season.Upvote Share Tweet
New, "Grassroots" Pro-Redskins Website Is Run By A PR Firm, Of Coursedeadspin.com 7 hours agoRedskinsfacts.com, which just launched this month, doesn't hide its position on the team's controversial name. It features a revisionist history of the word and the team's appropriation of it, interviews with former players and Native Americans who supp…Upvote Share Tweet
Kevin Durant Hinting At Wizards Shows Irony Of CBAdimemag.com 9 hours agoKevin Durant applauded LeBron James‘ decision to return to the Cavaliers when speaking to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne during Team USA tryouts in Vegas yesterday. He also said some nice things about returning to play in his hometown when his Thunder face the…Upvote Share Tweet
Practice Happenings From Day Six(AP Image) One day away felt more like one year. The Washington Redskins had Tuesday off after five-straight days of training camp action at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va. Returning to the field in shells and shorts…Upvote Share Tweet
Day Six Drills: Wide Receivers, Tight Ends(AP Image) With head coach Jay Gruden, offensive coordinator Sean McVay and positional coaches looking on, watch Washington Redskins wide receivers and tight ends ends work on their route running inside the red zone.Upvote Share Tweet
Day Six Drills: Outside Linebackers(AP Image) Already equipped with elite talent, Washington Redskins outside linebackers got a huge boost during the offseason when Brian Baker came to town. Baker — who has 18 years of experience coaching in the NFL — has helped many of his players reach…Upvote Share Tweet
Day Six Drills: Defensive Line(AP Image) Tackling sled, meet the raw power of a defensive lineman. Even with two teammates standing on the sled, Washington Redskins defensive lineman showed off their strength at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center by knocking the equ…Upvote Share Tweet
Day Six Drills: Tight Endsredskins.com 10 hours ago(AP Image) You can’t win the battle standing erect. Washington Redskins tight end coach Wes Phillips has preached sound technique on numerous occasions since coming to the burgundy and gold during the offseason. One of the important positional technique…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins rookie Morgan Moses throws ceremonial first pitch at Flying Squirrels gamewashingtonpost.com 10 hours agoRedskins rookie tackle Morgan Moses, a third-round draft pick out of Virginia, has yet to distinguish himself in training camp in the competition for the primary backup position, but the Richmond native could get the starting nod at pitcher in the team’…Upvote Share Tweet
FedExField Hosts Thrilling Penalty Kick Finishredskins.com 11 hours agoFedExField, home of the three-time Super Bowl champion Washington Redskins, hosted football champions of a different variety on Tuesday night. Manchester United,winners of 20 league championships in England, played Inter Milan, champions of the Italian …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 19 hours agoHenderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg, and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 on Tuesday for their sixth straight victory.Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals Hold On To Beat MarlinsJul 30Despite giving up two runs in the ninth inning, Drew Storen recorded his first save of the season in the Nationals' 4-3 win over the Marlins.
Robert Griffin III Scoffs At Zone Read TalkJul 30Redskins QB Robert Griffin III says he made his name throwing the ball and anticipates less use of the zone read.
How will Washington Redskins quarterback RGIII develop this season?Jul 30The "Inside Training Camp Live" crew discusses Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and how he will develop this year under new head coach Jay Gruden.
Deion Sanders behind the scenes at Washington Redskins training campJul 29Take a look as Deion Sanders goes behind the scenes at Washington Redskins training camp.
Falcons Report: Putting It All on the LinesJul 30Ra’Shede Hageman (in white) is part of a rebuilt defensive line that must generate a pass rush. (Brynn Anderson/AP) I’m in Flowery Branch, Ga., the permanent training home of the Falcons, for a steamy afternoon practice, the second padded practice of th…
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Panthers Report: Cam Newton Might Really Have to be SupermanJul 29Grant Halverson/Getty Images On Monday I was in Spartanburg, S.C., for the fourth practice of the Panthers’ 20th season on the campus of Wofford College, the alma mater of owner Jerry Richardson. Minus first-round receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who was back …