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Ex-player Crittenton indicted on murder charges

Ex-player Crittenton indicted on murder charges

CNNSI.com Updated Apr 2, 2013
ATLANTA (AP) -- Former NBA player and Atlanta native Javaris Crittenton was indicted Tuesday on charges of murder and gang activity.
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  • Bulls' Gibson re-injures left knee, MRI next

    Bulls' Gibson re-injures left knee, MRI next

    ESPN.com nba.com Apr 2, 2013
    The Bulls' Taj Gibson re-injured his left knee Tuesday against the Wizards.
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  • Wall, Wizards sink Bulls for 8th straight home win

    Wall, Wizards sink Bulls for 8th straight home win

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Apr 2, 2013
    Wall, Wizards sink Bulls for 8th straight home win
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  • Post Sports Live: Opening day, Kevin Ware and Final Four predic…

    Post Sports Live: Opening day, Kevin Ware and Final Four predictions

    washingtonpost.com Apr 2, 2013
    LaVar Arrington, Dan Steinberg and Mike Wise joined Jonathan Forsythe on this week’s webcast to discuss the Washington Nationals season opener and whether Bryce Harper or Stephen Strasburg had a better performance. Also, the crew offers bold predictions
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  • Win Big With Redskins Bracket Madness

    Win Big With Redskins Bracket Madness

    redskins.com Apr 2, 2013
    First up, we’ll take a moment to bring you up to speed on the Redskins Bracket Challenge! Here’s a quick update on how your Redskins players have fared through the first two weekends of games and where they rank in our overall standings (in order from
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  • Gio keeps focus on game between the lines

    Gio keeps focus on game between the lines

    MLB.com Apr 2, 2013
    One thing can be said about Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez: He doesn't let distractions get the best of him.
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  • Fred Davis gets $2.5 million for one more year with Redskins

    Fred Davis gets $2.5 million for one more year with Redskins

    Last year, tight end Fred Davis made $5.446 million for one year with the Redskins. This year, he’ll make less than half that. Per a source with knowledge of the contract, Davis will earn $2.5 million for one more year with the team, in the form of a no
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  • Report:  Pat White on track to sign with Redskins

    Report: Pat White on track to sign with Redskins

    With the Giants thinking about signing a quarterback who’d help the Giants prepare to face Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, the Redskins could be interrupting that plan. By signing the player. White canceled his tryout with the Giants because he
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  • A comprehensive graphical look at the all high schools nickname…

    A comprehensive graphical look at the all high schools nicknamed "Redskins"-and those that changed t

    deadspin.com Apr 2, 2013
    A comprehensive graphical look at the all high schools nicknamed "Redskins"-and those that changed their mascots. Not surprisingly, only three schools currently using the name have more than 10 percent Native American students. [CNSMaryland]Read more...
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  • WWE wrestlers posing with Nats, Wizards, Redskins

    WWE wrestlers posing with Nats, Wizards, Redskins

    washingtonpost.com Apr 2, 2013
    WWE Monday Night Raw was in town for a show at Verizon Center on Monday, and various wrestlers spent the day hobnobbing with our local athletes. Big Show headed down to Nats Park to take in some opening day action. So cool … Continue reading →
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  • Redskins Have New Linebacker On Tapp

    Redskins Have New Linebacker On Tapp

    redskins.com Apr 2, 2013
    Last week, the Washington Redskins signed former Philadelphia Eagle and Seattle Seahawk Darryl Tapp. During his seven years in the National Football League, Tapp has dug his hand deep in the dirt in the three-point stance on the line. However, with the …
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  • Jack Pardee and the Redskins

    Jack Pardee and the Redskins

    washingtonpost.com Apr 2, 2013
    Jack Pardee died this week. For Redskins fans in their 30s and 40s, Pardee is perhaps the least known head coach the team has employed in their lifetimes. His three years came between George Allen’s seven-year run, and just before … Continue reading â
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  • The Wizards play basketball with President Obama (Video)

    The Wizards play basketball with President Obama (Video)

    washingtonpost.com Apr 2, 2013
    The White House Easter Egg Roll was on Monday, and Emeka Okafor, John Wall, Bradley Beal and Nene were a part of the festivities. The Wizards players participated in various basketball challenges with the kids in attendance. They also … Continue reading
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  • Leading Off: The Dodgers’ Hollywood Opening

    Leading Off: The Dodgers’ Hollywood Opening

    nytimes.com Apr 2, 2013
    The Nationals and Braves looked great on Monday, but thanks to Koufax and Kershaw, the Dodgers led the day in generating hope.
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  • Video - Wall, Wizards Surge Past Bulls 01:23

    Wall, Wizards Surge Past Bulls

    Apr 2
    John Wall scores 27 points as the Wizards put away the Bulls for their eighth straight home win.
  • Video - John Wall Backs Derrick Rose 03:29

    John Wall Backs Derrick Rose

    Apr 2
    John Wall backs Derrick Rose's decision to sit out due to his knee injury.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Palmer deal had to happen, more QB musical chairs; mail

    Apr 2
    It's another day to write about quarterbacks. Three topics I want to clear up, in the wake of all the quarterback action in the last few days.
  • Adande: Grant Hill, in his own words

    Apr 2
    With his career nearing the end, Grant Hill recalls the highs and lows of the past two decades.
  • Don Banks: Tank Carradine could make next epic comeback, but do teams beli…

    Apr 2
    Chances are there are no Adrian Petersons waiting to be discovered in this year's NFL draft class. For the first time in league history, there might not even be a running back taken in the first round.
  • NBA: Coast to Coast - Shaquille O'Neal jersey retirement

    Apr 2
    Is Shaq the last great big man? Should the Magic and Heat retire his number, too?