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Wizards rally by Davis, Hornets for 1st road win

Wizards rally by Davis, Hornets for 1st road win

ESPN.com nba.com Updated Dec 11, 2012
Jordan Crawford scored 26 points and the Washington Wizards spoiled the return of overall No. 1 pick Anthony Davis, beating the New Orleans Hornets 77-70 on Tuesday night.
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  • Nationals' Detwiler, Stammen join USO tour

    Nationals' Detwiler, Stammen join USO tour

    MLB.com Dec 11, 2012
    Nationals pitchers Ross Detwiler and Craig Stammen will join Washington Capitals forward Matt Hendricks will take part in the 2012 USO holiday tour led by the 18th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey.
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  • Rockies ink Kensing, McClendon to Minors deals

    Rockies ink Kensing, McClendon to Minors deals

    MLB.com Dec 11, 2012
    The Rockies have signed former Marlins and Nationals right-hander Logan Kensing and former Brewers righty Mike McClendon to Minor League contracts with invitations to Major League Spring Training, according to information received by MLB.com.
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  • RG2 says RG3 plans to play this Sunday

    RG2 says RG3 plans to play this Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Dec 11, 2012
    Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garçon threw some cold water on hopes that Robert Griffin III would be able to start at quarterback against the Browns this weekend when he talked about what the team needs to do when Kirk Cousins is in the game, but there…
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  • Staying calm on this Pierre Garcon thing

    Staying calm on this Pierre Garcon thing

    ESPN.com Dec 11, 2012
    If I had to bet money on who will start at quarterback for the Washington Redskins on Sunday, I'd bet it on Kirk Cousins. However, my strong preference would be not to bet the money at all, since I am of the belief that no one yet knows the answer. I st…
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  • Outside the Game: Alfred Morris goes from humble beginnings to …

    Outside the Game: Alfred Morris goes from humble beginnings to the top of the NFL

    yahoo.com Dec 11, 2012
    Few expected him to walk away with the franchise records for carries and rushing yards by a rookie, but Washington Redskins rookie running back Alfred Morris always believed he could make it in the NFL. He's proven the doubters right with an amazing sea…
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  • Redskins wideout may have let something slip re: RG3

    Redskins wideout may have let something slip re: RG3

    profootballtalk.com Dec 11, 2012
    While all the reports on Robert Griffin III seemed positive yesterday, Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon may have let the cat out of the bag regarding his quarterback’s status for this week’s game. Talking about their meeting with Cleveland, he sai
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  • young players are making a difference for redskins

    young players are making a difference for redskins

    homermcfanboy.com Dec 11, 2012
    A little over one month ago, the Washington Redskins were done. A disappointing loss at home to a 1-6 Carolina Panthers team all but assured another forgettable season for the burgundy and gold. After dropping a game to a last-place team riding a five-g…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Patriots On Fire 01:55

    NFL32OT: Patriots On Fire

    Dec 11
    Episode 235: Antonio Pierce breaks down whether the Patriots offense is unstoppable. Pierre Garcon joins NFL32 to discuss who is the best wide receiver in the NFC East.
  • Video - Drive of the Week: Redskins rookies to the rescue 04:27

    Drive of the Week: Redskins rookies to the rescue

    Dec 11
    The Redskins defeated the Ravens in Week 14 due the exceptional play of their two rookie QBs. Brian Baldinger breaks down the game-tying drive.
  • Video - Should Patriots Be Super Bowl Favorites? 06:19

    Should Patriots Be Super Bowl Favorites?

    Dec 11
    Stephen A. Smith, Pierre Garcon and Skip Bayless discuss the big win over the Texans.
  • Video - Anthony Davis Makes His Return 00:57

    Anthony Davis Makes His Return

    Dec 11
    After missing 11 games due to ankle injury, Anthony Davis scores 13 points and grabs eight boards in Hornets' 77-70 loss to Wizards.

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    Dec 11
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  • Peter King: Tagliabue ruling points finger at Saints organization, coaches

    Dec 11
    In vacating the 31 games' worth of player suspensions and fines handed to four players over the Saints' bounty sanctions, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue today, in effect, slammed the Saints' coaching staff and organization for the existence of a…
  • Peter King: Texans, Falcons ugly losses give Super Bowl race wide-open fee…

    Dec 11
    Not too excited about the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, are you, in the wake of bad losses by the Falcons and Texans in Week 14? There's a reason. Atlanta and Houston are clearly vulnerable entering the last three weeks of the regular season.