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Nats add Soriano for 2 years, with half deferred

Nats add Soriano for 2 years, with half deferred

ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Updated Jan 17, 2013
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.
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  • Storen, Nationals agree to $2.5M, 1-year deal

    Storen, Nationals agree to $2.5M, 1-year deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 17, 2013
    Relief pitcher Drew Storen has agreed to a $2.5 million, one-year contract with the Washington Nationals, avoiding arbitration.
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  • Rizzo pleased with Nats' return in Morse deal

    Rizzo pleased with Nats' return in Morse deal

    MLB.com Jan 17, 2013
    On Thursday, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo discussed the players his club received in exchange for Michael Morse as part of a three-team deal.
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  • Yanks' Chamberlain, Cubs' Garza get new deals

    Yanks' Chamberlain, Cubs' Garza get new deals

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    Reliever Joba Chamberlain and the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,875,000, avoiding salary arbitration.
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  • Kevin Durant wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors as a kid

    Kevin Durant wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors as a kid

    yahoo.com Jan 17, 2013
    Every 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 …
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  • Jacoby Still Awaiting His Enshrinement

    Jacoby Still Awaiting His Enshrinement

    redskins.com Jan 17, 2013
    AP 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 (
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  • New OCs: Turner to Browns

    New OCs: Turner to Browns

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    CLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Browns named Norv Turner their new offensive coordinator on Thursday.
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  • Quirks of the Game: For Coaches, a Tough Road Back to Super Bow…

    Quirks of the Game: For Coaches, a Tough Road Back to Super Bowl

    nytimes.com Jan 17, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Throwback Thursday: Huff, Owens, Family

    Throwback Thursday: Huff, Owens, Family

    redskins.com Jan 17, 2013
    (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…
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  • Safety: Some names for the Redskins

    Safety: Some names for the Redskins

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    Safety 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…
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  • Breakfast links: Who'll run Kelly's defense?

    Breakfast links: Who'll run Kelly's defense?

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    Washington 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…
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  • How Two Teams Found a Way to Lose a Three-Team Trade

    How Two Teams Found a Way to Lose a Three-Team Trade

    grantland.com Jan 17, 2013
    The 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...
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Sports Columnists

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    Jan 17
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