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Gio a force with arm, bat in win over MarlinsMLB.com Apr 3, 2013Left-hander Gio Gonzalez used his arm and his bat to help the Nationals blank the Marlins, 3-0, at Nationals Park on Wednesday night. Washington has now held Miami scoreless in its last 19 innings, extending back to last season.Upvote Share TweetThe Redskins have signed quarterback Pat White, the former West Virginia star, who spent one season with the Miami Dolphins, three people with knowledge of the situation confirmed to Mike Jones of the Washington Post. White was at Redskins Park on Wedne…Upvote Share Tweet
Kotchman exits with hamstring injuryMLB.com Apr 3, 2013First baseman Casey Kotchman was replaced in the fifth inning of Wednesday's game against the Nationals after straining his left hamstring, and is listed as day to day.Upvote Share Tweet
Two concussion plaintiffs have signed since suingprofootballtalk.com Apr 3, 2013Former Dolphins quarterback Pat White wisely dismissed his concussion lawsuit (actually, he filed two of them) before returning to the NFL, signing with the Redskins. But maybe he didn’t need to do that. After all, two other players made comebacks withoUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 3, 2013At a time when the Redskins and cornerback Antoine Winfield reportedly have “high mutual interest,” the Vikings remain interested in a reunion. Minnesota cut Winfield last month, avoiding his way-above-market $7.25 million base salary. Coach Leslie FrUpvote Share TweetWith Robert Griffin III rehabbing from a serious knee injury, the Washington Redskins bolstered their alternative quarterback plans on Wednesday, bringing back Rex Grossman and giving Pat White another chance at the NFL.Upvote Share TweetWashington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal will miss the rest of his rookie season with a right leg injury.Upvote Share Tweet
Paulsen’s New Hair CutRedskins Tight End Logan Paulsen was caught walking around Redskins Park today with a new hair cut! Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III once described Paulsen prior to the hair cut as “a lumberjack.” Here is a look at Paulsen before the cut: RegarUpvote Share Tweet
Morris Attends Pink Tie Charity BallClick to view slideshow. In March, the IIIB’s Foundation hosted its 3rd annual Pink Tie Charity Ball to support breast cancer survivors. The event was held at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport and featured dinner, dancing, a live and silent auction aUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 3, 2013Javaris Crittenton - the former Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies and Washington Wizards guard best known by NBA fans for his infamous firearms-in-the-locker-room confrontation with teammate Gilbert Arenas in 2009 - was indicted Tuesday in connectUpvote Share Tweet
Exclusive Reading Of “A Little Skins Football Story”Come out to Redskins Park this Saturday, April 6th from 10am-12pm for an exclusive, one-of-a-kind, Kids Club event! Join us and your favorite Redskins players as we bring A Little Skins Football Story to life. Authored by Richard Torrey, the story tells…Upvote Share Tweet
The Wizards explain their cabinet full of gumThe Wizards have a small basket of gum in the locker room for the players, but on Tuesday I got to see the main supply for the first time, and it was impressive. Dentyne Ice, Trident, something called Bubbaloo … Continue reading â†’Upvote Share Tweet
Chat wrap: Redskins' future at linebackerESPN.com Apr 3, 2013We had our weekly chat Tuesday. And though things got dicey around the middle, as you can see here, we still managed to get some good questions asked and answered around the silliness. Some of the highlights: Scott (Virginia Beach): 3/4 (London Fletcher…Upvote Share Tweet
Martell Webster interrupts A.J. Price interview (Video)Things got a little goofy during postgame interviews in the Wizards locker room Tuesday night. During A.J. Price’s session, Martell Webster decided to step in and answer Price’s questions for him. “I’m also his alter-ego, so I may be a … ContinuUpvote Share Tweet
Kevin Durant wears Curly W hat to Louisville women’s gameKevin Durant’s pride in all things D.C. is well established, from his Curly W tattoo to his Mumbo Sauce shoes to his bets on the Redskins to his Redskins-themed avatar. The latest example came Tuesday night, when ESPN’s broadcast of … Continue readiUpvote Share TweetThe team has continued to be busy in free agency since we last updated you on our Mock Draft Tracker. They’ve re-signed TE Fred Davis and signed unrestricted free agent LB Darryl Tapp which helps bring a veteran presence to the locker room, an outside pUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 3, 2013The Bulls' Taj Gibson reinjured his left knee Tuesday against the Wizards.Upvote Share Tweet
Gonzalez HRs, Pitches Nats To Another ShutoutApr 3Nationals win second straight.
Crittenton Indicted On Murder, Gang ChargesApr 3Lester Munson discusses the charges facing former NBA player Javaris Crittenton.
NBA RewindApr 3Rewind the top action from the past week in the NBA.
Nancy Lieberman says there's no downside to Brittney Griner trying to make…Apr 3Women's basketball pioneer Nancy Lieberman is encouraging Baylor star Brittney Griner to seize the opportunity to do the same with the Dallas Mavericks, no matter how overwhelmingly remote Griner's chances of sticking actually are.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 4.0Apr 3If you're a first-round quarterback hopeful in this year's draft, it wasn't a good week. Not at all. Several teams in the quarterback-desperate top 10 perhaps decided they won't be buyers in this year's first round. No. 3 Oakland went out and wisely tra…