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The Browns have a new head coach. They soon may have a new defensive coordinator. Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris will interview for the job on Friday. Morris previously served as head coach …
Share TweetDespite his strong desire to avoid becoming a regular or even part-time designated hitter, Michael Morse may have little choice in the matter now that he has been traded to the Seattle Mariners in a three-team deal that also includes the Washington Nati…
Griffin III Makes Rookie Heisman HistoryUpdated Jan 16 Share Tweet(AP Photo) As the first mock drafts start appearing on national football websites, it is a reminder of the excitement in Washington almost one year ago, as Redskins fans imagined the possibility to trading up for Robert Griffin III. It seemed unlikely a…Share TweetEach Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know andSource: dimemag.com
VOTE: Top Redskins Performance of 2012Updated Jan 16 Share TweetWhat did you think was the Redskins’ best individual game performance this year? -There was QB Robert Griffin III’s Thanksgiving Day homecoming. -There was RB Alfred Morris’s NFC East-clinching 200 yard, three touchdown game vs. America’s least fa
Those Goddamn Sandy Hook Truthers Got Their Hooks In Denard SpanUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetIf you don't know what a Sandy Hook Truther is, take a moment to read Max Read of Gawker's illuminating look into their strange world. Basically, they are people who believe that the Sandy Hook shooting was actually some kind of elaborate hoax perpretra…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetWith the addition of closer Rafael Soriano on a two-year, $28 million contract, the Nationals have strengthened an already impressive bullpen, which will now feature former closers Drew Storen and Tyler Clippard in setup roles.Source: MLB.com
Paul Was ‘No Dumb Jock’ In High SchoolUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetRedskins tight end Niles Paul has already proven that he can do most everything necessary on a football field, changing positions at the NFL level and embracing more responsibility in his second season. Already in his young NFL career, he has 10 recepti…
Bryce Harper tells Jimmy Kimmel he showers ‘seven times’ a day at ballparkUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetAs a commenter at the Washington Post points out, Gio Gonzalez might have been the more perfect Washington Nationals choice to be a guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Tuesday night. He would have killed (figuratively). But Bryce Harper did just f…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetWashington Redskins The Redskins' interior offensive line situation looks like a team strength heading into 2013. The one issue is free-agent left guard Kory Lichtensteiger, who may not fit given the salary cap issues, but the Redskins believe they have…Source: ESPN.com
Buster Blog: Nationals Looking StrongJan 16Buster Olney blogs about the Nationals' signing of closer Rafael Soriano.
Kings Survive In Final SecondsJan 16John Salmons, Tyreke Evans and DeMarcus Cousins all scored 21 points to help the Kings edge the Wizards.
Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…Jan 16I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …Jan 16Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''