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Wizards hold on, snap Knicks' five-game streak

Wizards hold on, snap Knicks' five-game streak

ESPN.com Updated Feb 6, 2013
John Wall had 21 points and nine assists, Trevor Ariza scored 20 points and the Washington Wizards broke the New York Knicks' five-game winning streak with a 106-96 victory on Wednesday night.
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  • Ex-pitcher Micah Owings channels Rick Ankiel, gets signed as a …

    Ex-pitcher Micah Owings channels Rick Ankiel, gets signed as a hitter

    yahoo.com CNNSI.com Feb 6, 2013
    Praise Jesus and Rick Ankiel, there IS life for a major league pitcher after injuries and control issues make his career go kaput. The Washington Nationals signed Micah Owings today ... as a first baseman. Partially because Owings always showed that he …
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  • Kirk Cousins wants to prove himself as offseason starter

    Kirk Cousins wants to prove himself as offseason starter

    Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins wasn’t used to the red carpet, but he said he’s going to spend his offseason trying to make teammates comfortable with the idea of him in the spotlight. Cousins walked through the NFL Honors show Saturday in New Orlea
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  • The Jets' New Special Teams Coach Once Got Doinked On The Head …

    The Jets' New Special Teams Coach Once Got Doinked On The Head By A Botched Snap

    deadspin.com Feb 6, 2013
    Before there was the buttfumble, there was this, from 1993: Jets holder Louie Aguiar hilariously getting knocked in the head by a Roger Duffy snap on an attempted field goal. The ball was recovered by the Redskins. The play was so ridiculous, so Jetsie,…
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  • Jordan Black cleared to participate in offseason workouts

    Jordan Black cleared to participate in offseason workouts

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6, 2013
    Redskins tackle Jordan Black still has a game left on his suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drugs policy, but that suspension is on hold for the offseason. According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, the league confirmed th
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  • Vincent Gray won’t say ‘Redskins’ in State of the District addr…

    Vincent Gray won’t say ‘Redskins’ in State of the District address

    washingtonpost.com Feb 6, 2013
    On the one hand, any item having to do with the Redskins nickname is stale and overdone and repetitive and makes readers hate me and lessens my chances of getting random people to buy me cheap domestic drafts in area … Continue reading →
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  • Breakfast links: Giants' retooling defense

    Breakfast links: Giants' retooling defense

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    Washington Redskins The dude accused of assaulting Trent Williams in a Honolulu nightclub before the Pro Bowl says he's not guilty. Which is weird, since it seems like a ton of people saw what happened. But I wasn't one of them, so what do I know? Redsk…
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  • Video - Wizards Snap Knicks' Five-Game Win Streak 00:58

    Wizards Snap Knicks' Five-Game Win Streak

    Feb 6
    Trevor Ariza and Martell Webster each drain five 3-pointers to lead Wizards to 106-96 win over Knicks.
  • Video - Knicks Update with Ian Begley 03:43

    Knicks Update with Ian Begley

    Feb 6
    Cary Chow and Ian Begley on Amar'e Stoudemire's surge, the key to the Big 3's chemistry on the floor, and Tyson Chandler's thoughts on the team one year removed from Linsanity.

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  • Mike Krzyzewski still being courted by Team USA basketball, according to s…

    Feb 6
    Team USA basketball still is holding out hope that Mike Krzyzewski will remain the team's coach, according to sources.
  • NFL mailbag - Recovery drugs might be worth a look

    Feb 6
    The NFL might be able do more when it comes to helping players recover from injury. Plus, answers to reader questions.