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The Redskins are creeping closer to an NFC East title. Washington won its third straight game by topping New York 17-16 to move within one game of the rival Giants in the division.Upvote Share Tweet
Washington 17, New York Giants 16: Ugh, so gross. Moving on. The Giants could have gone a long way to wrapping up the division while also taking the air out of the Washington sails, but no. The Redskins are right in the thick of things despite...let's c…Upvote Share TweetNew York Giants right tackle Sean Locklear was carted off the field in the fourth quarter of Monday night’s game against the Washington Redskins with an apparent right knee injury. Locklear was engaged with a defender when a Redskins player fell into LoUpvote Share Tweet
Espinosa not bothered by trade speculationMLB.com Dec 3, 2012Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa said Monday night that he is not bothered by the trade rumors that have him linked to the Rays.Upvote Share Tweet
Post-fumble scrum could have resulted in ejectionsAfter a Redskins fumble deep in Giants territory, a scrum emerged. Eventually, Redskins offensive lineman Will Montgomery, while laying on his back, kicked at the knee of Giants defensive lineman Linval Joseph. Joseph retaliated, with a kick to Montgome…Upvote Share TweetThe last time the Redskins hosted a Monday night game, Eagles quarterback Mike Vick had a night for the ages. Now, his career in Philly most likely belongs to the ages. The declaration from coach Andy Reid that rookie Nick Foles will serve as the start…Upvote Share Tweet
Your Monday Night Football Open ThreadYou might not know this because you are not a famous person, but the Giants and Redskins are your Monday Night Football game this week. More »Upvote Share TweetRedskins linebacker London Fletcher will play his 236th consecutive game tonight. The 37-year-old Fletcher is active for the Redskins against the Giants, keeping his streak of consecutive games played intact. Fletcher has never missed a game, starting w…Upvote Share Tweet
Deadspin Up All Night: Hey BelieverThank you for your continued support of Deadspin. You've got six NBA games and some college basketball, plus Giants-Redskins on Monday Night Football. More »Upvote Share TweetNew York Giants safety Kenny Phillips and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul were active and played Monday against the Washington Redskins.Upvote Share Tweet
Duke agrees to 1-year deal to stay with NatsESPN.com Dec 3, 2012Left-hander Zach Duke has agreed to a one-year contract to stay with the Washington Nationals.Upvote Share Tweet
MLB, Having Given The Orioles' Owner Control Over Nats TV, Begs Fox To Buy Him OutTucked away in this Sports Business Daily article about Fox's ongoing quest to amass an empire of regional sports networks is this nugget, concerning Fox's attempts to buy MASN, the network that broadcasts Orioles and Nationals games, from Orioles owner…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN's Twitter Has The Thirst, Is Asking Every Famous Person For Monday Night Football PredictionsWho's in charge of ESPN's Twitter account, and why are they tweeting at a bunch of famous people about tonight's Giants-Redskins game? Trying to boost ratings? A game between the defending Super Bowl champions and a team with one of the season's most ex…Upvote Share Tweet
MNF preview: Giants get their second shot at RG3”²s option offenseyahoo.com Dec 3, 2012Monday Night Football 8:30 p.m. ET New York Giants (7-4) at Washington Redskins (5-6) FedEx Field, Landover, MD When the New York Giants beat the Washington Redskins 27-23 on October 21, the winning team walked away with an unusual feeling of foreboding…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 3, 2012You guys aren't going to believe this, but getting one win didn't solve all of the Washington Wizards' issues. Following an 84-82 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers that gave the District dozen their first mark on the "W" side of the ledg…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Chiefs talk with Adam Teicher, Redskins talk with Rich TandlerIt was a weekend filled with competing emotions in Kansas City and we’ll be talking about it on Monday’s PFT Live. Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star will join Mike Florio to talk about everything that went on around the Chiefs over the last two dayUpvote Share Tweet
Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon: 'We needed a win'Dec 3Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon talks to Kim Jones after the game about his solid game and his ability to come back from injury and help his team win.
New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins highlightsDec 3The Washington Redskins receive some impressive running from Alfred Morris and hold the New York Giants to just three points in the second half to knock off them off 17-16 on Monday night.
Giants Lead Redskins At The HalfDec 3Tune to ESPN for live action.
Redskins Lead Giants After 1st QuarterDec 3Tune to ESPN for live action.
East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessaryDec 3Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 gamesDec 3No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…Dec 3On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …