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Nats ink Accardo, Snyder to Minor League deals

Nats ink Accardo, Snyder to Minor League deals

MLB.com Updated Feb 5, 2013
The Nationals have agreed to terms with pitcher Jeremy Accardo and catcher Chris Snyder on Minor League contracts with invites to Major League Spring Training.
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  • Post Sports Live: RGIII’s rehab and the slumping Wizards

    Post Sports Live: RGIII’s rehab and the slumping Wizards

    washingtonpost.com Feb 5, 2013
    LaVar Arrington, Dan Steinberg and Jason Reid joined Jonathan Forsythe on this week’s webcast to discuss the most memorable moments of the Super Bowl, debate whether Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is being overly ambitious with his target
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  • Year, career for Cards' Carpenter may be over

    Year, career for Cards' Carpenter may be over

    CNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris Carpenter is unlikely to pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals this season and his career may be over because of a nerve injury that kept him out most of last year.
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  • Turnover ratio: Can Redskins do it again?

    Turnover ratio: Can Redskins do it again?

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    Whatever Robert Griffin III's timetable for recovery from knee surgery turns out to be, the Washington Redskins will enter the 2013 season as a defending division champion with high hopes. No team has repeated as NFC East champion since the Philadelphia…
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  • ‘The Americans’ on the Caps and Dennis Maruk

    ‘The Americans’ on the Caps and Dennis Maruk

    washingtonpost.com Feb 5, 2013
      Earlier this week, I noted that the new Netflix series “House of Cards” has a very modern D.C. sports reference, with a shot of Nationals Park in the opening credits. Now get ready for some old-old-OLD school D.C. sports … Continue reading →
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  • Some Redskins season-ticket holders get 40 percent price increa…

    Some Redskins season-ticket holders get 40 percent price increase

    washingtonpost.com Feb 5, 2013
    “General Admission ticket prices have increased for the first time in seven seasons, with most seats going up no more than 10 percent,” the Redskins noted in last week’s press release. The implication, of course, was that some seats would … Contin
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  • Top 10 rotations: Deep, talented Nationals rank on top

    Top 10 rotations: Deep, talented Nationals rank on top

    MLB.com Feb 5, 2013
    A year ago, Davey Johnson said he'd stack his top three starters against that behemoth of a front end in Philly. Johnson, as usual, proved wise, as the Nationals fielded the top rotation in the NL in a number of categories. That rotation figures to impr…
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  • Redskins Weekly Social Media Spotlight

    Redskins Weekly Social Media Spotlight

    redskins.com Feb 5, 2013
    Welcome to your weekly Redskins Social Media Spotlight, where we highlight the trendy topics and social media campaigns going on this week in Redskins Nation. Check it out and make suggestions below. The Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Lewis' Legacy Lives On 02:27

    NFL32OT: Lewis' Legacy Lives On

    Feb 5
    Tim Hasselbeck breaks down the impact of losing Ray Lewis on the Ravens. The NFL32 crew discuss their top ten quarterbacks.
  • Video - Top 5 Teams To Reach Super Bowl XLVIII 08:35

    Top 5 Teams To Reach Super Bowl XLVIII

    Feb 5
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss their top five teams to reach Super Bowl XLVIII.

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    Feb 5
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    Feb 5
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