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Nathan confident in another comeback bid

MLB.com Updated 14 hours ago
Non-roster invitee Joe Nathan is hoping to make a second comeback late in his career following Tommy John surgery. He did it once before, and the 42-year-old right-hander, a 16-year veteran, hopes to pitch at least another season, which would make the N…
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  • Redskins free agent-to-be hints he could be open to playing elsewhere next season

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    We try not to read into nebulous social media posts too much this time of year because, well, they can be a little misleading. But it’s hard not to read what Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon wrote on Instagram and wonder what he meant. #Y…
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  • Redskins free agent-to-be hints he could be open to playing elsewhere next season

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    We try not to read into nebulous social media posts too much this time of year because, well, they can be a little misleading. But it’s hard not to read what Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon wrote on Instagram and wonder what he meant. #Y…
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  • Bryce Harper and Noah Syndergaard are building an old-school feud

    yahoo.com Feb 19 (yesterday)
    Noah Syndergaard (left) and Bryce Harper are not on the best of terms? (Getty Images) As if the escalating tensions at Yankees camp weren’t enough drama for the opening weekend of spring training, the rivalry between the Nationals and Mets — and specifi…
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  • Bryce Harper and Noah Syndergaard are building an old-school feud

    yahoo.com Feb 19 (yesterday)
    Noah Syndergaard (left) and Bryce Harper are not on the best of terms? (Getty Images) As if the escalating tensions at Yankees camp weren’t enough drama for the opening weekend of spring training, the rivalry between the Nationals and Mets — and specifi…
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  • On Baseball: White Sox Prospect Michael Kopech Stands Out in Era of Hard Throwers

    nytimes.com Feb 17 (3 days ago)
    Kopech, acquired in the Chris Sale trade, along with Lucas Giolito, acquired from the Nationals, gives the White Sox two young elite pitchers.
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  • Bradley Beal Said It Doesn’t Make Sense That Carmelo Was Picked Over Him For The All-Star Game

    dimemag.com Feb 17 (4 days ago)
    Getty Image NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced earlier in the week that Carmelo Anthony would replace injured Cavs forward Kevin Love on the Eastern Conference squad for Sunday’s All-Star game. Silver’s choice to swap in Anthony for Love meant Wizar…
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  • Bradley Beal doesn't get why Carmelo Anthony made the All-Star team over him

    yahoo.com Feb 16 (5 days ago)
    Bradley Beal got by Carmelo Anthony at least once. (Getty Images) Bradley Beal is enjoying a career year for the Eastern Conference’s third-place team, and his impact on the Washington Wizards’ success since the schedule entered December is worthy of an…
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  • Bradley Beal doesn't get why Carmelo Anthony made the All-Star team over him

    yahoo.com Feb 16 (5 days ago)
    Bradley Beal got by Carmelo Anthony at least once. (Getty Images) Bradley Beal is enjoying a career year for the Eastern Conference’s third-place team, and his impact on the Washington Wizards’ success since the schedule entered December is worthy of an…
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  • Stras focused on marathon, not sprint

    MLB.com Feb 16 (5 days ago)
    Stephen Strasburg threw off a mound for about 10 minutes, just like the rest of the Nationals' pitchers did during their first workout Thursday morning. Strasburg let loose on all his pitches, and he said he is no longer feeling any lingering effects fr…
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  • Redskins can still build winner if Kirk Cousins gets big money

    ESPN.com Feb 16 (5 days ago)
    Redskins can still build winner if Kirk Cousins gets big money
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  • Kelley, Treinen internal candidates for closer

    MLB.com Feb 15 (6 days ago)
    Once the Nationals began talking up their potential in-house options at closer, two names emerged as the favorites: Shawn Kelley and Blake Treinen.
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  • Capitals acquire Tom Gilbert from LA Kings for conditional draft pick

    yahoo.com Feb 15 (6 days ago)
    Los Angeles Kings defenseman Tom Gilbert (14) is shown during the National Hockey League game between the Nashville Predators and the Los Angeles Kings, held on December 22, 2016, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. (Getty Images) The Washingt…
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  • Capitals acquire Tom Gilbert from LA Kings for conditional draft pick

    yahoo.com Feb 15 (6 days ago)
    Los Angeles Kings defenseman Tom Gilbert (14) is shown during the National Hockey League game between the Nashville Predators and the Los Angeles Kings, held on December 22, 2016, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. (Getty Images) The Washingt…
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  • Can ‘Hockey Is For Everyone’ put politics aside for NHL, NHLPA?

    yahoo.com Feb 15 (6 days ago)
    United Arab Emirates native Fatima Al Ali, right, bumps gloves with Capitals Alex Ovechkin after practice. She’s a young female hockey player who showed incredible stick handling skills at a clinic in UAE, which went viral.The Washington Capitals hosted…
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  • Can ‘Hockey Is For Everyone’ put politics aside for NHL, NHLPA?

    yahoo.com Feb 15 (6 days ago)
    United Arab Emirates native Fatima Al Ali, right, bumps gloves with Capitals Alex Ovechkin after practice. She’s a young female hockey player who showed incredible stick handling skills at a clinic in UAE, which went viral.The Washington Capitals hosted…
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  • Stastny on IR; Detroit's All-Star Game; Vegas mascots (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Feb 14 (7 days ago)
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . Courtesy of the Washington Capital…
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  • Stastny on IR; Detroit's All-Star Game; Vegas mascots (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Feb 14 (7 days ago)
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . Courtesy of the Washington Capital…
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  • Redskins' window to ensure Kirk Cousins' return opens Wednesday

    ESPN.com Feb 14 (7 days ago)
    Redskins' window to ensure Kirk Cousins' return opens Wednesday
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  • Redskins Hire Cannon Matthews As New Defensive Quality Control Coach

    The Redskins on Monday announced the hiring of Cannon Matthews as the team’s new defensive quality control coach, Stephen Czarda of Redskins.com reports. Matthews began his coaching career with the Buffalo Bills as a defensive and special teams coaching…
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  • Andre Burakovsky mistakes car for his Uber, driver gives him ride anyway (Photo)

    yahoo.com Feb 13
    UNIONDALE, NY – APRIL 21: Andre Burakovsky #65 of the Washington Capitals skates against the New York Islanders in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 2…
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  • Andre Burakovsky mistakes car for his Uber, driver gives him ride anyway (Photo)

    yahoo.com Feb 13
    UNIONDALE, NY – APRIL 21: Andre Burakovsky #65 of the Washington Capitals skates against the New York Islanders in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 2…
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  • Washington Capitals host hilarious on-ice mascot dodgeball game (Video)

    yahoo.com Feb 11
    Mascot photo tweeted by Washington Capitals. The Washington Capitals hosted several mascots for their game at the Verizon Center against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday and after the second period they all played a game of dodgeball on the ice. [Follow Pu…
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  • Washington Capitals host hilarious on-ice mascot dodgeball game (Video)

    yahoo.com Feb 11
    Mascot photo tweeted by Washington Capitals. The Washington Capitals hosted several mascots for their game at the Verizon Center against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday and after the second period they all played a game of dodgeball on the ice. [Follow Pu…
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  • DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon could both exit; Redskins should keep one

    ESPN.com Feb 8
    DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon could both exit; Redskins should keep one
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  • Video - Free agents, Redskins need to know Cousins is staying with team 01:06

    Free agents, Redskins need to know Cousins is staying with team

    Feb 15
    Tedy Bruschi explains how uncertainty surrounding the status of Kirk Cousins could impact Washington's moves during free agency.
  • Video - Cousins poised to get bigger contract than Luck? 02:21

    Cousins poised to get bigger contract than Luck?

    Feb 13
    Marcellus Wiley and LZ Granderson debate if the Redskins should give Kirk Cousins the extension he seeks or start over with a new quarterback.
  • Video - McConaughey says Redskins need a culture change 01:38

    McConaughey says Redskins need a culture change

    Jan 17
    Actor Matthew McConaughey joins First Take to weigh in on if the Redskins should bring back Kirk Cousins and what needs to change for Washington to get back to the playoffs on a consistent basis.
  • Video - Redskins firing DC Joe Barry not surprising 00:31

    Redskins firing DC Joe Barry not surprising

    Jan 5
    The NFL Insiders crew react to the news that the Redskins have cut ties with defensive coordinator Joe Barry, along with two members of his staff and the team's strength coach.