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Cardinals continue coach, G.M. search

Cardinals continue coach, G.M. search

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 4, 2013
With Andy Reid never even going to Arizona for an interview, the Cardinals’ search for a coach and a G.M. continues. Team P.R. guru Mark Dalton announced Friday night via Twitter that the team interviewed Redskins executive Morocco Brown in D.C. on Frid
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  • Kedric Golston says Richard Sherman is a “cheater”

    Kedric Golston says Richard Sherman is a “cheater”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    As if there weren’t enough story lines to sustain Sunday’s game between the Seahawks and the Redskins, a new angle has been added on Friday, courtesy of Washington defensive lineman Kedric Golston. As linebacker Lorenzo Alexander was being asked wheth
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  • Johnson's jumper propels Nets to 2OT victory

    Johnson's jumper propels Nets to 2OT victory

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Joe Johnson's jumper with 0.7 seconds left in the second overtime lifted the Brooklyn Nets to a 115-113 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.
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  • John Wall returns to practice, impresses

    John Wall returns to practice, impresses

    yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Washington Wizards terrible, league-worst 4-26 season has been defined largely by abject futility. After that, though, it's been about the absence of John Wall, one-time franchise savior who had a disappointing first two NBA seasons. This season was…
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  • Seahawks give Browner start against Redskins

    Seahawks give Browner start against Redskins

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Cornerback Brandon Browner is expected to start for the Seattle Seahawks in the playoff opener Sunday at Washington despite just returning this week from his four-game suspension.
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  • Nets' Humphries (ankle) won't play vs. Wizards

    Nets' Humphries (ankle) won't play vs. Wizards

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    - Brooklyn Nets power forward Kris Humphries will miss the next two games with a mild abdominal strain, coach Avery Johnson said Tuesday.
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  • Redskins activate Cedric Griffin after suspension

    Redskins activate Cedric Griffin after suspension

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Redskins will have cornerback Cedric Griffin back in the lineup when they face the Seahawks in Sunday’s playoff game. The team announced Friday that they removed Griffin from the exempt list he was on while serving a four-game suspension and placed
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  • Wild-Card Preview: Defense, not rookie quarterbacks, will decid…

    Wild-Card Preview: Defense, not rookie quarterbacks, will decide Seahawks-Redskins game

    yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    Unless you're firmly in Andrew Luck's corner when it comes to the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year nomination -- and there's certainly some weight to that argument -- the wild-card battle between the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks presents p…
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  • A Season Of Miracles In Washington: The Redskins Reappear, And …

    A Season Of Miracles In Washington: The Redskins Reappear, And The Owner Vanishes

    deadspin.com Jan 4, 2013
    Dan Snyder didn't even show up to his team's annual turkey giveaway before Thanksgiving. Somebody clearly told Snyder, the Redskins' unbeloved owner, that he couldn't win until his team won. And dang if he didn't listen. And dang if the team didn't win.…
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network: DeAngelo Hall, Wild Card weekend pre…

    PFT on NBC Sports Network: DeAngelo Hall, Wild Card weekend preview

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Redskins make their return to playoff action on Sunday and cornerback DeAngelo Hall will join Erik Kuselias to talk about the game against the Seahawks on Friday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. Hall had an up-and-down regular s
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  • Redskins and the rewards of perseverance

    Redskins and the rewards of perseverance

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- At the age of 37, not having seen the Super Bowl since his fourth season, veteran linebacker London Fletcher signed a two-year deal to return to the Washington Redskins. He had spent the previous five years with the Redskins, who had a c…
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  • Friday’s Redskins Park Update

    Friday’s Redskins Park Update

    redskins.com Jan 4, 2013
    Friday’s Redskins Park Update, brought to you by Larry Michael, the Voice of the Redskins, and Redskins.com lead writer Brian Tinsman. Today’s update: the keys of Sunday’s NFC Wild Card round playoff game between the Washington Redskins and the Seat
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  • Washington fan commemorates her beloved Redskins on her very lo…

    Washington fan commemorates her beloved Redskins on her very long fingernails

    yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    We're well on the way to establishing that the Washington Redskins have the most off-center fanbase in NFL football. First there was the loon diving into his Christmas tree to celebrate the win over the Cowboys, and now, well, this: Meet Pepper Cox, a D…
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  • Nationals looking like team to beat in NL East

    Nationals looking like team to beat in NL East

    MLB.com Jan 4, 2013
    Armed with arguably one of the best rotations in baseball, there is a feeling around baseball that the Nationals are the team to beat in the National League East.
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  • Final Word: Seahawks at Redskins

    Final Word: Seahawks at Redskins

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Sunday's Seahawks-Redskins wild-card playoff game at FedEx Field: Fresh faces: Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins and Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks are two of the three rookie quarterbacks starting for…
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  • How You Voted: Redskins-Cowboys

    How You Voted: Redskins-Cowboys

    redskins.com Jan 4, 2013
    (Photo by Brian Murphy // ExtremeSkins.com) It’s time to take a look at your psychic skills for last Sunday’s Redskins-Cowboys game, as well as which player was picked by Redskins fans at the Most Valuable Player of the game. The Redskins, of course,
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  • Redskins Have First 5-0 December Ever

    Redskins Have First 5-0 December Ever

    redskins.com Jan 4, 2013
    It was something perhaps the Mayans were trying to prevent. Prior to this season, the Washington Redskins had played five games in the month of December five times in their 79 years as an NFL franchise. Never had they run the table in those opportunitie…
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  • pierre garcon could be the redskins’ x-factor in playoffs

    pierre garcon could be the redskins’ x-factor in playoffs

    homermcfanboy.com Jan 4, 2013
    It’s no secret - the Washington Redskins and their first round opponent in the 2012 playoffs, the Seattle Seahawks, are very similar on offense. Both teams are led by gifted rookie passers (Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson) who managed to exceed
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  • Breakfast links: Live with Michael and JPP

    Breakfast links: Live with Michael and JPP

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Washington Redskins Jim Haslett has seen a striking turnaround this season in the way he's perceived by Redskins fans -- even the most famous ones. The Redskins do not know if they'll have left guard Kory Lichtensteiger for Sunday's playoff game against…
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  • Coin toss skirmish still on minds of Redskins, Seahawks

    Coin toss skirmish still on minds of Redskins, Seahawks

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    The last time the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins squared off, the two teams nearly came to blows before the coin toss even took place. The Redskins traveled to take on the Seahawks last November in a game that featured Rex Grossman and Tarvari…
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  • Video - Johnson's Jumper Lifts Nets In Double OT 01:02

    Johnson's Jumper Lifts Nets In Double OT

    Jan 4
    Joe Johnson hit a jumper with less than a second remaining in double overtime to lift the Nets.
  • Video - NFL Kickoff OT: Wild Card Weekend 04:55

    NFL Kickoff OT: Wild Card Weekend

    Jan 4
    NFL Live OT previews this weekends' NFL playoff games.
  • Video - Wild Card Weekend: Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris vs. Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch 02:16

    Wild Card Weekend: Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris vs. Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch

    Jan 4
    Who is more valuable on offense, Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch or Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris? Marshall Faulk and Scott Hanson debate.
  • Video - Washington Redskins Alfred Morris: 'I never met the rookie wall' 04:54

    Washington Redskins Alfred Morris: 'I never met the rookie wall'

    Jan 4
    Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris joins "Around the League" to talk about his successful rookie campaign and previews the Redskins battle with the Seahawks on Wild Card Weekend.

Sports Columnists

  • Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win big

    Jan 4
    The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
  • Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card round

    Jan 4
    Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: