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Braves pitcher Tim Hudson came into tonight's game against the Nationals with two career home runs. Young Washington superstar Bryce Harper? 31. None of those were off Hudson, though, which puts the legendary Atlanta hurler one up on the Nats' wunderkin…Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Apr 30, 2013ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves right-hander Luis Ayala has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of an anxiety disorder.Share Tweet
The Wave conflict in Washington at new heights after fans fight and Bryce Harper speaks outyahoo.com Apr 30, 2013If the battle surrounding The Wave and its place at Nationals Park were a movie, we've got our big plot twist: A group of Washington Nationals offensive players, including Bryce Harper, have voiced support for fans doing The Wave. Act 1 of this film dat…Share Tweet
Martell Webster to Jason Collins: ‘Love who you want to love’When the news broke yesterday about Jason Collins coming out, Wizards teammate Martell Webster offered a great reaction to it. @jasoncollins34 you have made sports what it should be and that’s “OPEN” proud of you for being you. That’s jump … ConShare TweetSam Gardner of Fox Sports caught up with Matthew Shepard's parents to get their reaction to word that Jason Collins had worn No. 98 with the Celtics and Wizards last season as a quiet tribute to their son. As you might expect, they were quite touched by…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 30, 2013With increasing talk that “Redskins” is a racial slur not fit for a professional football team, one member of the City Council in Washington, D.C. has what he thinks is a better idea. Council member David Grosso told the Washington Post that he thinksShare TweetNationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg does not have an arm injury, according to general manager Mike Rizzo.Share TweetAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Washington Redskins. What they needed: Cornerback, outside linebacker, right tackle, inside linebacker, safety. Who they got: Round 2…Share Tweet
Local Rapper Welcomes FSU Draftees(AP Photo) Tallahassee, Florida is the capital of the Sunshine State, the center of agricultural work in the panhandle, and now can also claim to have produced two Redskins draft picks in the same round. Hailing from Florida State University, Chris Thom…Share Tweet
Teams still searching for perfect solution for grooming young pitchersCNNSI.com Apr 30, 2013There are more young aces than ever but still no sure way to keep them healthy, writes Albert Chen, who says even the teams themselves aren't always sure how to proceed.Share Tweet
Redskins to Give Jarboe an Opportunity in Mini-Campnytimes.com Apr 30, 2013Josh Jarboe's tumultuous football career has landed him a tryout at Redskins mini-camp this week.Share Tweet
Biggers Throws First Pitch For Baysox(Photo courtesy of torreypocock on Instagram) New Redskins cornerback E.J. Biggers has been training hard each and every day at Redskins Park during the team’s offseason conditioning program. However, this past Sunday he was able to take a break from foShare Tweet
No SEC Bias In Redskins’ War RoomAP Image In college football, the Southeastern Conference (SEC) reigns supreme, consistently producing the top teams in the NCAA and the deepest talent pool for the NFL. Statements like this are frequently referred to as the “SEC bias,” which is respoShare Tweet
Redskins’ Bacarri Rambo’s name was once Goo FudgeRedskins draft pick Bacarri Rambo didn’t always have a super awesome name. His mother’s maiden name was Fudge, so he was born Bacarri Fudge. But when Rambo was in grade school, his parents legally changed his last name to … Continue reading â†’Share Tweet
Late-night comics use Jason Collins to make Wizards jokesThe news about Jason Collins brought the Wizards their largest burst of positive national publicity in years. When was the last time SI put a Wizard on its cover? When was the last time hundreds if not thousands of people … Continue reading â†’Share Tweet
OTL: Tony Bosch SpeaksApr 30Outside The Lines catches up with Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch, who discusses the PED allegations against him.
Tim Hudson Records His 200th WinApr 30Tim Hudson homers and strikes out six over seven innings to lead the Braves to an 8-1 win over the Nationals.
ESPN The Magazine: Bryce Harper ConversationApr 30Featured as one of the cover athletes for ESPN The Magazine's 15th anniversary issue, Bryce Harper talks about wanting to be the best baseball player of all time.
Jason Collins Sits Down With Bill SimmonsApr 30Jason Collins is the first active player in major team sports to announce he is gay.
2013 NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors aren't ready to close things out …Apr 30The young Warriors aren't quite ready to close out a series on the road, writes J.A. Adande.
Peter King: NFL must create environment for others to follow Collins' lead…Apr 30In the wake of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay in this week's Sports Illustrated, the obvious conclusion to draw is that it will start a trend of players to do the same.