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Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson still managing with …

Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson still managing with his instincts as he did while leading 1986 NY Mets to World Serie

nydailynews.com Updated Feb 25, 2013
In some ways it’s as if Davey Johnson has gone back in time some 27 years, back to when he was the cockiest manager in baseball and his ’86 Mets backed up his fearless prediction that they would dominate the National League.
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  • A.J. Smith expected to join Redskins front office as advisor

    A.J. Smith expected to join Redskins front office as advisor

    profootballtalk.com Feb 25, 2013
    Former San Diego Chargers general manager A.J. Smith appears set to join the Washington Redskins front office in an advisory role after meeting with the Redskins this week. According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Smith is expected to joi…
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  • The Third Weird Baseball Injury Of 2013: Washington Nationals P…

    The Third Weird Baseball Injury Of 2013: Washington Nationals Pitcher Gio Gonzalez Got Rug Burn On His Forehead From His Dog

    deadspin.com MLB.com Feb 25, 2013
    Not really sure what else there is to say that hasn't already been said. This is weird, an injury-technically-and it is baseball-related. Oh, and it happened in 2013. While Gio's injury is not all that serious-he was able to make his first start of
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  • Beal, Wizards beat Raptors for third win in row

    Beal, Wizards beat Raptors for third win in row

    ESPN.com Feb 25, 2013
    Bradley Beal scored 20 points, Nene had 11 points and nine rebounds, and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 90-84 on Monday night for their third straight victory.
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  • Redskins Social Media Weekly Spotlight

    Redskins Social Media Weekly Spotlight

    redskins.com Feb 25, 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. We just returned from a fun-filled, eventful, but fri…
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  • Redskins considering nuclear option to restore cap space

    Redskins considering nuclear option to restore cap space

    Last year, the NFL stripped $36 million in cap space from the Redskins, who along with the Cowboys apparently took the term “uncapped year” too literally in 2010. In response, the Redskins employed half-measures to recover the cap dollars, filing a gr
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  • Notah Begay calls Redskins nickname ‘institutionalized degradat…

    Notah Begay calls Redskins nickname ‘institutionalized degradation’

    washingtonpost.com Feb 25, 2013
    When white columnists like Mike Wise or Robert McCartney write about the Redskins nickname, a whole bunch of Skins fans say they aren’t interested in hearing from the guilt-ridden liberal white media, that this isn’t their cause. When media members ”
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  • Trotter: Finding right O-linemen still vital, but what does tha…

    Trotter: Finding right O-linemen still vital, but what does that mean nowadays?

    CNNSI.com Feb 25, 2013
    Offensive linemen are still vital, but has the prototype changed? As teams scout potential picks, Jim Trotter learns how the NFL's offensive renaissance has impacted the position.
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  • Combine Hangout On Redskins Offseason

    Combine Hangout On Redskins Offseason

    redskins.com Feb 25, 2013
    On Saturday afternoon, yours truly joined forces with CSN Washington’s Tarik El-Bashir and Bleacher Report’s Will Carroll for the first ever Redskins’ Combine Google+ Hangout. Carroll hosted the 25-minute debate, asking the two writers fan questions
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  • Breakfast links: Combine tidbits

    Breakfast links: Combine tidbits

    ESPN.com Feb 25, 2013
    Good morning. Good to be back. Since I've been off for five days and the combine has been going on, we should have no shortage of things to discuss. And no shortage of links. Washington Redskins The weekend brought this from Dr. James Andrews, who has R…
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  • Video - Mint Condition: Right On The Button 03:32

    Mint Condition: Right On The Button

    Feb 25
    Panini VP of Marketing Jason Howarth joins Michele Steele to discuss game-worn button cards and other highlights of 2012 Panini National Treasures Baseball.
  • Video - Should Dr. James Andrews Stop Talking About RG III? 04:19

    Should Dr. James Andrews Stop Talking About RG III?

    Feb 25
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Dr. James Andrews' comments about Robert Griffin III's recovery from surgery.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL combine -- Slow 40 by Manti Te'o has a real impact

    Feb 25
    Manti Te'o's slow 40 time will hurt his draft stock more than the fake girlfriend episode, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King:Tom Brady, New England Patriots agree on three-year extension

    Feb 25
    Tom Brady took a huge step today to ensure he'll retire a Patriot, agreeing to a three-year contract extension that will keep him under center for New England through the 2017 season, when he will be 40 years old.
  • Peter King: Meet the strangers that top this year's draft; more from combi…

    Feb 25
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft is two months from tonight, and consider these questions the first ones on the test in this year's Draftology 101 class.
  • Clayton's mailbag: Franchised TEs a bargain -- for now

    Feb 25
    Franchised tight ends are currently a bargain, but things could soon change. Plus, answers to reader questions.