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Bryce Harper hits first career walkoff homer

Bryce Harper hits first career walkoff homer

yahoo.com Updated Jul 25, 2013
His team desperate for any kind of good news, Bryce Harper came through with the first walk-off home run of his major league career Thursday afternoon. Not only did Harper rescue the Washington Nationals from what would have been an embarrassing and cos…
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  • Redskins sign cornerback Ryan Mouton, safety Jose Gumbs

    Redskins sign cornerback Ryan Mouton, safety Jose Gumbs

    profootballtalk.com Jul 25, 2013
    The Redskins added to their secondary depth Thursday, signing cornerback Ryan Mouton and safety Jose Gumbs. The 5-foot-9, 184-pound Mouton could compete for playing time inside. He notched 44 tackles in 13 games (two starts) for Tennessee in 2012. Mouto…
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  • RG III needs 2-3 weeks to get into shape

    RG III needs 2-3 weeks to get into shape

    ESPN.com Jul 25, 2013
    Robert Griffin III found a way to get involved on the first day of the Washington Redskins' training camp, even when he was supposed to be a spectator.
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  • Woman Sobs And Rants After Not Getting Autographs At Redskins C…

    Woman Sobs And Rants After Not Getting Autographs At Redskins Camp

    deadspin.com Jul 25, 2013
    Oh, dear. This is just so very sad. Crying Giants fan, you may have met your match. Read more...
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  • Coach’s Turn: Mike Shanahan At Podium

    Coach’s Turn: Mike Shanahan At Podium

    redskins.com Jul 25, 2013
    (AP photo) Well Redskins fans it’s finally here. After a long, grueling offseason with no football anywhere in sight, training camp is underway! Give yourself a pat on the back for getting through the last few months. Anyway, head coach Mike Shanahan ad…
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  • Pierre Garçon: Our offense can be the best ever

    Pierre Garçon: Our offense can be the best ever

    profootballtalk.com Jul 25, 2013
    The conversation about the Redskins offense for most of the offseason centered on whether several key players would be healthy enough to play at a high level once the season got underway. Quarterback Robert Griffin III, tight end Fred Davis and wide rec…
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  • 5 Reasons John Wall Should Sign A Max 5-Year Extension With the…

    5 Reasons John Wall Should Sign A Max 5-Year Extension With the Washington Wizards

    dimemag.com grantland.com Jul 25, 2013
    According to Michael Lee of the Washington Post, the Washington Wizards began negotiations with John Wall‘s agent, Dan Fegan, last week, and they’re closing in on a 5-year, $80 million extension with their franchise point guard. The deal would make Wall…
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  • Michelle Obama at Nats Park (Photos)

    Michelle Obama at Nats Park (Photos)

    washingtonpost.com Jul 25, 2013
    The first lady is taking in the game at Nationals Park today, drinking Diet Coke and possibly eating a hot dog, via a reader who was able to snap a few iPhone photos before the secret service stepped in and … Continue reading →
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  • Hunger For Fourth Lombardi Trophy

    Hunger For Fourth Lombardi Trophy

    redskins.com Jul 25, 2013
    Before this morning’s practice session, I stumbled across one fan that is very vocal about his Redskins passion. He said he’s been a lifelong Washington Redskins enthusiast and couldn’t be more thrilled about the team being in Richmond. As we struck up …
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  • 10 NBA Players Ready To Make “The Leap” To Superstar Status

    10 NBA Players Ready To Make “The Leap” To Superstar Status

    dimemag.com Jul 25, 2013
    Remember when Steph Curry dropped 54 at MSG? Or when Paul George went head-to-head and shot-for-shot with LeBron? How about when James Harden finally made a name for himself as one of the premier players in the league? Those were all moments when great …
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  • Rookie Spotlight: Jawan Jamison

    Rookie Spotlight: Jawan Jamison

    redskins.com Jul 25, 2013
    (AP Image) Each day during training camp, the Redskins Blog will be highlighting one rookie as they participate in their first professional camp and try to find their way onto the final roster. Today’s spotlight is on running back Jawan Jamison. This ti…
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  • Redskins RB Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbis…

    Redskins RB Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished

    yahoo.com redskins.com Jul 25, 2013
    Despite earning over $700,000 and establishing himself as one of the top running backs in the NFL last season, Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris has no plans to get rid of the 1991 Mazda 626 that he drove from Florida to Virginia for his fi…
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  • Matt, Jessica Shared Redskins Bond Early

    Matt, Jessica Shared Redskins Bond Early

    redskins.com Jul 25, 2013
    [Throughout training camp, Redskins Blog is going to catch up with some fans about their take on the Washington Redskins and some of their "war" stories on Sundays. Before the first practice session, we chatted with two fans who knew right awa…
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  • Redskins Have First Morning Walkthrough

    Redskins Have First Morning Walkthrough

    redskins.com Jul 25, 2013
    Click to view slideshow. Evan Redmon of SonOfWashington.com is down in Richmond for the kickoff of training camp 2013. He will be providing photos and guest content for Redskins.com during his trip and will look to provide a new perspective for Redskins…
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  • Links: Redskins to sit RGIII in preseason

    Links: Redskins to sit RGIII in preseason

    ESPN.com Jul 25, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys Tony Romo is working with his sixth center -- Travis Frederick -- since he became the starting quarterback, but so far in camp the QB-center exchange has not been an issue, writes ESPNDallas.com's Todd Archer. Day 4 of Cowboys training ca…
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  • Redskins' Carriker, Wilson put on PUP list

    Redskins' Carriker, Wilson put on PUP list

    ESPN.com Jul 25, 2013
    The Washington Redskins have placed defensive end Adam Carriker, cornerback Josh Wilson and offensive lineman Maurice Hurt on the active physically unable to perform list.
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  • Redskins-themed Harley-Davidson

    Redskins-themed Harley-Davidson

    washingtonpost.com Jul 25, 2013
    The Redskins Charitable Foundation will be raffling off this custom Harley-Davidson during training camp. The 2013 Street Glide is done up in burgundy and gold, and the gas tank and the tops of the saddle bags are autographed by Redskins players. … Cont…
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  • Robert Griffin III’s Warm Arrival Reception

    Robert Griffin III’s Warm Arrival Reception

    redskins.com Jul 25, 2013
    At 10:00 a.m. the players walked onto the field for the first time as the 2013 version of the Washington Redskins to loud cheers and riveting “H-T-T-R” chants that could be heard all the way back at Redskins Park. Some ame out rather quickly while waite…
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  • Redskins fan rattles off 53-man roster from memory

    Redskins fan rattles off 53-man roster from memory

    washingtonpost.com Jul 25, 2013
    WTKR News Channel 3 did a Redskins training camp spot this morning, trying to capture the excitement of the first day in Richmond. The station searched for the most knowledgeable fan in line, and settled on a young chap who … Continue reading →
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  • Josh Wilson will start camp on PUP list

    Josh Wilson will start camp on PUP list

    profootballtalk.com Jul 25, 2013
    With Wednesday’s news that he requires a third surgery to deal with a torn quadriceps from last season, it was expected that defensive end Adam Carriker would be starting training camp on the Redskins’ physically unable to perform list. Another player w…
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  • Redskins Fans Ready For First Practice

    Redskins Fans Ready For First Practice

    redskins.com Jul 25, 2013
    (AP photo) At 9 a.m. the gates opened and the fans finally got to enter the Bon Secours Training Center for the first time! Check out this video of Redskins fans trickling in: Of course that was just a 29 second clip of only a handful of people–trust me…
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  • Kirk Cousins handling his situation well

    Kirk Cousins handling his situation well

    profootballtalk.com Jul 25, 2013
    Even though all the tests have come back positive, and even though Robert Griffin III has been cleared to practice, the Redskins will still be in the hands of another quarterback for most of training camp and the preseason. And even though that role wil…
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  • Fans Quickly Lined Up For Redskins Camp

    Fans Quickly Lined Up For Redskins Camp

    redskins.com Jul 25, 2013
    When I got to the Bon Secours Training Center this morning it became clear this wasn’t going to be another news stretching day like those of the offseason. With training camp’s first practice session kicking off in less than 90 minutes(!) the expected l…
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  • Sports Briefing | Football: Redskins’ Griffin Passes Test but W…

    Sports Briefing | Football: Redskins’ Griffin Passes Test but Won’t Play

    nytimes.com Jul 25, 2013
    Quarterback Robert Griffin III passed a perfunctory conditioning test on the eve of training camp but said he would not participate in 11-on-11 drills in the early days of camp.
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  • Video - SweetSpot TV: NL Team Standings 07:30

    SweetSpot TV: NL Team Standings

    Jul 25
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield break down the standings in the National League.
  • Video - Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan on limiting Robert Griffin III in preseason 00:58

    Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan on limiting Robert Griffin III in preseason

    Jul 25
    Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan addresses his decision to keep quarterback Robert Griffin III out of preseason games.
  • Video - Harper's Walk-Off Homer Lifts Nats 00:32

    Harper's Walk-Off Homer Lifts Nats

    Jul 25
    Bryce Harper's first career walk-off home run lifted the Nationals to a 9-7 win over the Pirates.
  • Video - RGIII: Not ready for team drills 03:05

    RGIII: Not ready for team drills

    Jul 25
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Giffin III participated in today's walkthrough. But offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan says Griffin will not participate in team drills for the remainder of the week, reports Jeff Darlington.

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