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Andrew Shaw suspended three preseason games for boarding Connor…

Andrew Shaw suspended three preseason games for boarding Connor Hobbs

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
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…
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  • Nats take finale, move closer to home field

    Nats take finale, move closer to home field

    MLB.com 43 minutes ago
    The 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…
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  • Ross Throws 90 Pitches in 4 Innings; Nats Top Arizona 5-3

    Ross Throws 90 Pitches in 4 Innings; Nats Top Arizona 5-3

    nytimes.com 1 hour ago
    Sure, 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…
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  • Murphy unlikely to play until postseason

    Murphy unlikely to play until postseason

    MLB.com 4 hours ago
    Nationals 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.
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  • Renfroe steals show as SD plays spoiler vs. LA

    Renfroe steals show as SD plays spoiler vs. LA

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    The 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…
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  • Diamondbacks Beat Nationals in Rain-Shortened Game

    Diamondbacks Beat Nationals in Rain-Shortened Game

    nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    With 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.
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  • DeSean Jackson not practicing Wednesday

    DeSean Jackson not practicing Wednesday

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Rockies aim to protect LeMahieu's batting title

    Rockies aim to protect LeMahieu's batting title

    MLB.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. …
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  • Banged-up Nationals struggling to keep home-field advantage for…

    Banged-up Nationals struggling to keep home-field advantage for NLDS

    ESPN.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    Banged-up Nationals struggling to keep home-field advantage for NLDS
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  • Rendon's HR, Max's 10 K's rally Nats

    Rendon's HR, Max's 10 K's rally Nats

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    Anthony 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.
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  • Stephen Strasburg unlikely to be ready in time for NLDS

    Stephen Strasburg unlikely to be ready in time for NLDS

    yahoo.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 …
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  • Ramos finished for season with torn ACL

    Ramos finished for season with torn ACL

    MLB.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    Wilson 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.
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  • Redskins sign John Sullivan, place Kory Lichtensteiger on IR

    Redskins sign John Sullivan, place Kory Lichtensteiger on IR

    profootballtalk.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 …
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  • Bashaud Breeland has “moderate” high ankle strain

    Bashaud Breeland has “moderate” high ankle strain

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • High 5: D-backs slug to rout of Nationals

    High 5: D-backs slug to rout of Nationals

    MLB.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.
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  • With grieving Marlins taking center stage, Nationals' game ring…

    With grieving Marlins taking center stage, Nationals' game rings hollow

    ESPN.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)
    With grieving Marlins taking center stage, Nationals' game rings hollow
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  • Video - Keim interviews Chris Baker in an ice bath 02:44

    Keim interviews Chris Baker in an ice bath

    Jul 30
    ESPN 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.
  • Video - Jennings to OBJ: 'Stop it, you are better than that' 01:45

    Jennings to OBJ: 'Stop it, you are better than that'

    Jul 29
    Former 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.
  • Video - Redskins hoping Cousins builds on 2015 performance 01:23

    Redskins hoping Cousins builds on 2015 performance

    Jul 28
    John Keim breaks down what the Redskins are hoping to see from Kirk Cousins.
  • Video - Fumbles force change by Matt Jones 00:45

    Fumbles force change by Matt Jones

    Jul 28
    Redskins 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.