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No shutout, but Nats finish sweep of Marlins

No shutout, but Nats finish sweep of Marlins

MLB.com ESPN.com Updated Apr 4, 2013
The Marlins were finally able to score a run against the Nationals, but it wasn't enough as Washington won, 6-1, on Thursday afternoon at Nationals Park.
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  • Wall Leads Wizards’ Resurgence

    Wall Leads Wizards’ Resurgence

    nytimes.com Apr 4, 2013
    They are unlikely to make the playoffs this season, but John Wall has transformed the Wizards.
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  • MNF Matchup Headlines Preseason Slate

    MNF Matchup Headlines Preseason Slate

    redskins.com Apr 4, 2013
    Redskins Nation get pumped because the 2013 season is inching ever-so quickly to kicking off and to appease your football appetite the Redskins preseason schedule has been released. While each game will be important to the Redskins as players will be jo…
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  • Young rejoins Nats on minor league deal

    Young rejoins Nats on minor league deal

    ESPN.com Apr 4, 2013
    Right-hander Chris Young has agreed to a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals, giving the team some added depth in case they need an extra starting pitcher during the season.
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  • Kiper's Mock Draft 4.0: Eagles take a QB?

    Kiper's Mock Draft 4.0: Eagles take a QB?

    ESPN.com Apr 4, 2013
    Mel Kiper Jr.'s latest mock draft is out, and it goes two rounds deep, which means we can talk Redskins too. Which is nice. Here's the rundown of Mel's picks for the NFC East, along with my analysis. (Not his. You have to pay to read his.) Philadelphia …
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  • Davey Johnson and Mark Lerner on Davey Johnson’s retirement

    Davey Johnson and Mark Lerner on Davey Johnson’s retirement

    washingtonpost.com Apr 4, 2013
    Here are two people talking about Davey Johnson’s final year with the Nationals. They’re talking about the same thing, and using the same communication methods - mouths and words and all — but golly, the implications seem somewhat different. Hereâ
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  • All Things Redskins With CSN’s El-Bashir

    All Things Redskins With CSN’s El-Bashir

    redskins.com Apr 4, 2013
    Redskins TV’s Alex Corddry caught up with CSN Washington’s Tarik El-Bashir on the latest Redskins News. Topics of discussion consisted of: Redskin signings, depth at QB, the NFL Draft, and the offseason conditioning program starts April 15th. Remember
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  • Is Grossman The Best 3rd-Stringer In NFL?

    Is Grossman The Best 3rd-Stringer In NFL?

    redskins.com Apr 4, 2013
    On Thursday, the Washington Redskins brought back a another familiar face-10-year veteran gunslinger Rex Grossman. 2013 will be Grossman’s fourth year in the DMV. From 2010-2012, the University of Florida product appeared in 17 contests and threw for
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  • Redskins finalize CB Hall's return for 2013

    Redskins finalize CB Hall's return for 2013

    ESPN.com Apr 4, 2013
    The Washington Redskins on Thursday finalized a one-year contract with cornerback DeAngelo Hall, who had been cut for salary cap reasons three weeks ago.
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  • Bryan Harper’s mustache is magnificent

    Bryan Harper’s mustache is magnificent

    washingtonpost.com Apr 4, 2013
    “As 22-year-old Bryan [Harper] carves his own path through the Washington Nationals organization as a pitcher on its short-season Class A affiliate, his identity as Bryce Harper’s brother persists,” James Wagner wrote last summer. “I’ve grown to
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  • The Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers are ending 2012-…

    The Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers are ending 2012-13 on a snippy note

    yahoo.com Apr 4, 2013
    Kyrie Irving, for a few quick minutes on Wednesday night, was thought to have just about had it with Cleveland Cavaliers coach Byron Scott. Following Cleveland’s 113-95 thumping at the hands of the Brooklyn Nets, Elyria Chronicle-Telegram Cavs scribe Ri
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  • Kirk Cousins: Signing Pat White a “no-brainer”

    Kirk Cousins: Signing Pat White a “no-brainer”

    Don’t count Kirk Cousins among those surprised that the Redskins added Pat White to their quarterback depth chart. During an interview with ESPN 980 on Wednesday, Cousins explained why White’s arrival to a depth chart that also includes Rex Grossman a
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  • John Wall does a fashion spread for Modern Luxury

    John Wall does a fashion spread for Modern Luxury

    washingtonpost.com Apr 4, 2013
    John Wall is gracing the cover of D.C. Modern Luxury’s latest issue. The Wizards guard took time to pose for a fashion shoot for the publication’s “Men of Style” feature, and the write up accompanying his photo is all … Continue reading →
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  • Hall, Tapp To Reunite In Washington

    Hall, Tapp To Reunite In Washington

    redskins.com Apr 4, 2013
    With official word that the Washington Redskins have resigned cornerback DeAngelo Hall, his teammates were excited to have him back to help defend the 2012 NFC East title. Hall has been with the Burgundy and Gold since 2008 when the team signed him to a…
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  • Gio Gonzalez: ‘I felt like I was making love to my hand’

    Gio Gonzalez: ‘I felt like I was making love to my hand’

    yahoo.com Apr 4, 2013
    Are you not entertained by left-hander Gio Gonzalez of the Washington Nationals? If it's not because of his pitching, it's his personality that makes Gonzalez one of the must-watch, must-listen-to guys in Major League Baseball. The Stew featured Gonzale…
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  • Breakfast links: Redskins add depth at QB

    Breakfast links: Redskins add depth at QB

    ESPN.com Apr 4, 2013
    Good Thursday morning to you all. Here are some links. Washington Redskins The Redskins signed two quarterbacks Wednesday -- former West Virginia read-option quarterback Pat White, who's been out of football and suing the NFL for the past couple of year…
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  • Carmelo Anthony Has 90 Points In His Last 2 Games; The Best Hig…

    Carmelo Anthony Has 90 Points In His Last 2 Games; The Best High School Players Show Out

    dimemag.com Apr 4, 2013
    After Carmelo Anthony hung 50 points on the Miami Heat, we asked whether he was filming his own “Better Basketball: How To Score From Deep” DVD. And again, last night, we don’t think Spike Lee was putting together any “Carmelo Doin’ Work” vide
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  • Video - Nationals Sweep Marlins 00:37

    Nationals Sweep Marlins

    Apr 4
    Jayson Werth hit a three-run home run to lead the Nationals past the Marlins 6-1.
  • Video - Why Pat White dropped lawsuit against NFL 02:15

    Why Pat White dropped lawsuit against NFL

    Apr 4
    Jeff Darlington has the latest details on Redskins QB Pat White dropping his concussion lawsuit against the NFL shortly after signing with Washington.

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