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Doughty Dedicates To Offseason BusinessUpdated Feb 15 Share Tweet
(AP Photo) Safety Reed Doughty is one of the longest tenured Redskins as he has donned the burgundy and gold since 2006. He was taken with the 173rd overall pick in that year’s draft after a standout college career at the University of Northern Colora
Share TweetThe Washington Nationals and right-hander Jordan Zimmermann have agreed to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
Redskins Snubbed On ‘All-Under-25 Team’Updated Feb 15 Share Tweet(AP Photo) NFL.com released its “All-Under-25 Team” listing the best players under the quarter century mark in age at each position. Washington has some of the best talent under the age of 25 as quarterback Robert Griffin III, running back Alfred MoSource: redskins.com
No Bull: What It’s Like To Witness Michael Jordan Score 44 PointsUpdated Feb 15 Share TweetMichael Jordan turns 50 on Sunday, a milestone that marks a half-century of the greatest player ever to play the game. He’s been out of basketball for nearly a decade, but his legend remains whether on sneakers, memories or game tape. Dime explores theSource: dimemag.com
You Know Spring Training Is Here When You Read Sentences Like "Denard Span Said He Started Screaming And Making Noises To DiscouUpdated Feb 15 Share TweetThere is no baseball, no real, meaningful baseball for another 44 days. But the dead zone of the sports calendar has quickened considerably by the advent of spring training. Camps in Arizona and Florida stir to life, as co-workers who haven't seen each …Source: deadspin.comShare TweetMike Wise highlighted some comments from super agent David Falk on the state of the Wizards in today’s print column, posted online yesterday. “You guys are in dreamland,” Falk began. “Because this team [stinks] so bad you guys want John … ContinSource: washingtonpost.com
Pitching questions for Nationals and BravesUpdated Feb 15 Share TweetThis week, Cliff Corcoran will break down what to watch in each team's camp as part of SI.com's spring training preview. Teams are listed by their order of finish from 2012. Note: The Big Prospect is a player who will be in major league camp but has not…Source: CNNSI.com
The Redskins Really, Really Want You To Know Their Team Name Is About PrideUpdated Feb 15 Share TweetBecause the Redskins are relevant again, the periodic controversy about their use of a racial slur as a team name has flared up again. This time Dan Snyder and company have gone on the offensive, with a series of stories and statements about the name, a…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetNationals closer Rafael Soriano will not be absent for long. He was able to get his visa in the Dominican Republic on Friday and will report to camp by Saturday, according to manager Davey Johnson.Source: MLB.comShare TweetWashington Redskins What kind of recovery can Redskins fans expect from linebacker Brian Orakpo? And assuming recovery from a second straight season-ending pectoral injury, what kind of production can the Redskins expect from their former first-round pi…Source: ESPN.com