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Harper, Haren team to power Nats by Reds

Harper, Haren team to power Nats by Reds

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Apr 27, 2013
Bryce Harper homered and singled, Dan Haren had his best start of the young season Saturday and the Washington Nationals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3.
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  • 191st Blood: Redskins draft Rambo

    191st Blood: Redskins draft Rambo

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    Safety was the Washington Redskins' biggest need entering this year's NFL draft, and while they waited a while to address it they ended up with a couple of recognizable names. None more so, however than Georgia's Bacarri Rambo, whom they selected with t…
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  • Redskins grab a pair of Seminoles in 5th

    Redskins grab a pair of Seminoles in 5th

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    Death, taxes and Mike Shanahan taking a running back in the late rounds of the NFL draft. These are things you can take to the bank, and with the first of their two fifth-round picks Saturday (No. 154 overall), Shanahan and the Washington Redskins selec…
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  • Redskins wait and still get their safety

    Redskins wait and still get their safety

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Washington Redskins surprised people by picking a tight end and not a free safety in the third round of the draft Friday night, and some Redskins fans said they wished the team had taken safety Phillip Thomas in that spot. Well, it turns out the Red…
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  • Zimmerman, Ramos to return from DL soon

    Zimmerman, Ramos to return from DL soon

    MLB.com Apr 27, 2013
    Third baseman Ryan Zimmerman and catcher Wilson Ramos hope to be activated by the Nationals sometime next week.
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  • 5th Round Pick Today Has Some History

    5th Round Pick Today Has Some History

    redskins.com Apr 27, 2013
    Last night the Redskins made their first two selections of the 2013 NFL Draft when they selected NC State corner David Amerson and Florida tight end Jordan Reed. For years, the Redskins were one of the top spenders during the free agency period, snatchi…
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  • Could Bills still nab Nassib?

    Could Bills still nab Nassib?

    profootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013
    The fourth round of last year’s draft began with a stunner. After giving up three first-round picks and a second-round pick to secure the services of quarterback Robert Griffin III, the Redskins devoted their fourth-round pick not on one of the other ar
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  • LaVar Arrington’s burgundy Redskins draft jacket

    LaVar Arrington’s burgundy Redskins draft jacket

    washingtonpost.com Apr 27, 2013
    Jason Reid and I were chatting with LaVar Arrington about his upcoming NFL Draft appearance a few days ago. I asked him if he knew what he would wear. “My Redskins jacket,” he said. I thought he meant like an … Continue reading →
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  • MASN reporter Julie Alexandria gets second straight Gatorade sh…

    MASN reporter Julie Alexandria gets second straight Gatorade shower from Nationals

    yahoo.com Apr 27, 2013
    During her debut broadcast on Thursday, new MASN reporter Julie Alexandria received quite a welcome to the world of Major League Baseball from the Washington Nationals. Following the home team's 8-1 win over the Reds, Alexandria attempted to conduct her…
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  • Video - 'Top 100 Players of 2013': Trent Williams 03:30

    'Top 100 Players of 2013': Trent Williams

    Apr 27
    Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams comes in at No. 99 on the "Top 100 Players of 2013" list.
  • Video - 'Top 100 Players of 2013': Trent Williams 03:30

    'Top 100 Players of 2013': Trent Williams

    Apr 27
    Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams comes in at No. 99 on the "Top 100 Players of 2013" list.
  • Video - Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III: 'I'll take it slow, but I'm ready to go' 01:15

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III: 'I'll take it slow, but I'm ready to go'

    Apr 27
    Robert Griffin III appeared at a Washington Redskins fan event to answer questions and discuss the upcoming season. He also showed how he's faring in his recovery from knee surgery.
  • Video - Bryce Harper Hits 9th HR In Win 00:34

    Bryce Harper Hits 9th HR In Win

    Apr 27
    Bryce Harper homered in Washington's 6-3 win against Cincinnati.

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    Apr 27
    NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
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    Apr 27
    The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Sullen Smith has to get over snub now that he's a Jet; more Sna…

    Apr 27
    NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the night of Geno, Te'o and even a Gio unfolded in Friday's second and third rounds of the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall ...