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Doughty Dedicates To Offseason Business

Doughty Dedicates To Offseason Business

redskins.com Updated Feb 15, 2013
(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
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  • Zimmermann, Nats reach deal, avoid arbitration

    Zimmermann, Nats reach deal, avoid arbitration

    ESPN.com MLB.com Feb 15, 2013
    The Washington Nationals and right-hander Jordan Zimmermann have agreed to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
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  • Redskins Snubbed On ‘All-Under-25 Team’

    Redskins Snubbed On ‘All-Under-25 Team’

    redskins.com Feb 15, 2013
    (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 Mo
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  • No Bull: What It’s Like To Witness Michael Jordan Score 44 Poin…

    No Bull: What It’s Like To Witness Michael Jordan Score 44 Points

    dimemag.com Feb 15, 2013
    Michael 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 the
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  • You Know Spring Training Is Here When You Read Sentences Like &…

    You Know Spring Training Is Here When You Read Sentences Like "Denard Span Said He Started Screaming And Making Noises To Discou

    deadspin.com Feb 15, 2013
    There 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 …
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  • Randy Wittman on David Falk: ‘He don’t even know who John Wall …

    Randy Wittman on David Falk: ‘He don’t even know who John Wall is’

    washingtonpost.com Feb 15, 2013
    Mike 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 … Contin
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  • Pitching questions for Nationals and Braves

    Pitching questions for Nationals and Braves

    CNNSI.com Feb 15, 2013
    This 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…
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  • The Redskins Really, Really Want You To Know Their Team Name Is…

    The Redskins Really, Really Want You To Know Their Team Name Is About Pride

    deadspin.com Feb 15, 2013
    Because 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…
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  • Soriano obtains visa, will report this weekend

    Soriano obtains visa, will report this weekend

    MLB.com Feb 15, 2013
    Nationals 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.
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  • Breakfast links: Bruce Allen doesn't get it

    Breakfast links: Bruce Allen doesn't get it

    ESPN.com Feb 15, 2013
    Washington 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…
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  • The Sports Guy dusts off a time-tested hypothesis

    Feb 15
    Rajon Rondo is testing the bedrock of the Sports Guy's theories; now it's time for an update of the original.