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After giving Rafael Soriano a $28 million, two-year contract filled with deferred payments to be their go-to guy in the ninth inning, the Washington Nationals figure they have three closers now.
Share TweetRelief pitcher Drew Storen has agreed to a $2.5 million, one-year contract with the Washington Nationals, avoiding arbitration.
Rizzo pleased with Nats' return in Morse dealUpdated Jan 17 Share TweetOn Thursday, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo discussed the players his club received in exchange for Michael Morse as part of a three-team deal.Source: MLB.comShare TweetReliever Joba Chamberlain and the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,875,000, avoiding salary arbitration.Source: CNNSI.com
Kevin Durant wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors as a kidUpdated Jan 17 Share TweetEvery team in the league would love to have Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant on their roster. But as a young NBA fan growing up in Washington, D.C., which roster did Durant himself wish he could join? Surprisingly, the answer wasn't his hometown …Source: yahoo.com
Jacoby Still Awaiting His EnshrinementUpdated Jan 17 Share TweetAP Image With the recent announcement of the 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists, Redskins fans could only shake their heads at the obvious omission of former “Hog,” left tackle Joe Jacoby. Despite leading his offensive line to four Super Bowls (Source: redskins.comShare TweetCLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Browns named Norv Turner their new offensive coordinator on Thursday.Source: CNNSI.com
Quirks of the Game: For Coaches, a Tough Road Back to Super BowlUpdated Jan 17 Share TweetThe list of coaches who made it - win or lose -- to the Super Bowl with more than one team remains shorter than the similar list in the other sports.Source: nytimes.com
Throwback Thursday: Huff, Owens, FamilyUpdated Jan 17 Share Tweet(AP Photo) While all of us would much rather be covering practice this week as players prepare for the NFC Championship game, the offseason does offer time for reflection and review. One of the best parts of working out of Redskins Park is digging throu…Source: redskins.com
Safety: Some names for the RedskinsUpdated Jan 17 Share TweetSafety is a significant position of need this offseason for the Washington Redskins, who lost one projected starter (Tanard Jackson) to a drug suspension in late August and another (Brandon Meriweather) to recurring knee injuries. Assuming he comes back…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetWashington Redskins Rich Campbell has some thoughts on the state of Robert Griffin III's knee and the Redskins' offense moving forward. He's not optimistic that Griffin will be ready for Week 1, which is fair, but he admits that there's no way at this p…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Mariners, A's, and Nationals pulled off a three-way trade, one that likely improves just one of the three teams this year, and potentially makes o...Source: grantland.com
NBA - Los Angeles Lakers left wanting more after loss to Miami HeatJan 17The champs get it done with "less," but the Lakers need more from everyone, writes J.A. Adande.
NBA -- Debating who will be on the move at the trade deadline?Jan 17Should these players be on the move before the trade deadline? We debate.
Weekend Dime -- 2013 All-Star reserve picksJan 17It's All-Star season, which means it's time for Marc Stein to pick his reserves for the East and West squads.
Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship PicksJan 17Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks