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Zimmerman's walk-off HR gives Nats split

Zimmerman's walk-off HR gives Nats split

ESPN.com Updated Jul 26, 2013
Ryan Zimmerman homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Friday night, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the New York Mets for a doubleheader split.
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  • Redskins Cheerleaders Release Calendar

    Redskins Cheerleaders Release Calendar

    redskins.com Jul 26, 2013
    As the players went back to work yesterday at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, the First Ladies of Football took the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. by storm for their annual Calendar Release Party. All 36 members of the 2013 squad were o…
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  • Drew Storen pitches through flu, dad not happy with Davey Johns…

    Drew Storen pitches through flu, dad not happy with Davey Johnson’s decision

    yahoo.com Jul 26, 2013
    With the Washington Nationals getting clobbered 6-0 in the first half of their day-night doubleheader against the New York Mets on Friday, manager Davey Johnson turned to struggling former closer Drew Storen in the ninth inning to handle mop up duties. …
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  • Mets cruise as Murphy knocks in five RBIs

    Mets cruise as Murphy knocks in five RBIs

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 26, 2013
    Daniel Murphy homered twice and drove in five runs and Jenrry Mejia pitched seven innings in his season debut as the Mets defeated the Nationals 11-0 Friday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
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  • Redskins bringing Joe Mays in for a visit

    Redskins bringing Joe Mays in for a visit

    profootballtalk.com Jul 26, 2013
    With players already lost to injuries in the early days of camp, the cycle begins for unemployed veterans. According to Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com, the Redskins are bringing in linebacker Joe Mays for a visit. They’re running short after the los…
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  • Jarvis Jenkins suspension hurts Redskins

    Jarvis Jenkins suspension hurts Redskins

    RICHMOND, Va. -- They are used to this by now, the Washington Redskins, as they rank among the top teams in the league over the past couple of years in the dubious category of drug suspensions. The latest, announced Friday, is a four-game suspension for…
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  • Coach’s Turn: Mike Shanahan At The Mic

    Coach’s Turn: Mike Shanahan At The Mic

    redskins.com Jul 26, 2013
    (AP Image) Head coach Mike Shanahan took the podium moments ago to address the media after the second day of training camp. Here’s just a sample of what the head coach had to say thanks to the Redskins’ Twitter account (@Redskins). Shanahan says to comp…
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  • Brian Orakpo unveiled his Bane-inspired facemask.

    Brian Orakpo unveiled his Bane-inspired facemask.

    deadspin.com Jul 26, 2013
    Brian Orakpo unveiled his Bane-inspired facemask. We unreservedly love badass facemasks. [Redskins.com]Read more...
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  • Practice Happenings From Day Two

    Practice Happenings From Day Two

    redskins.com Jul 26, 2013
    (AP Image) 5 o’clock on a normal Friday usually means it’s time to pack up the gear and head home for the weekend. This isn’t a normal Friday. On this second day of training camp, here is a live tweet update of what’s going on courtesy of the Redskins’ …
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  • Lucy’s Washington Redskins Filled B-Day

    Lucy’s Washington Redskins Filled B-Day

    redskins.com Jul 26, 2013
    Just walking around training camp over the last two days, I’ve realized that every single Redskins fan has truly amazing stories to share. Whether it’s about the first game they ever attended or their thoughts on the 2013 squad, everyone has been friend…
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  • Garcon stands by 'best ever' comment

    Garcon stands by 'best ever' comment

    ESPN.com Jul 26, 2013
    RICHMOND, Va. -- During OTAs and minicamps, Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan worked to pump up his offensive players by showing them stats that compared their 2012 season -- favorably -- to numbers put up by past Redskins Super Bowl championship …
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  • Clippard riding impressive scoreless streak

    Clippard riding impressive scoreless streak

    MLB.com Jul 26, 2013
    The Nationals' bullpen has seen its fair share of struggles this season, but Tyler Clippard has been nothing short of dominant.
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  • Not everyone in Richmond is happy with the Redskins

    Not everyone in Richmond is happy with the Redskins

    “Do not come to the Redskins training camp! I repeat, do not come to the Redskins training camp! It’s a waste of time!” That’s the advice from a rather distraught woman who was among more than 10,000 fans who showed up for the team’s first day of traini…
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  • Rookie Spotlight: Baccari Rambo

    Rookie Spotlight: Baccari Rambo

    redskins.com Jul 26, 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 safety Bacarri Rambo. Despite being…
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  • Washington Redskins salary cap outlook: Cap penalties set to ex…

    Washington Redskins salary cap outlook: Cap penalties set to expire after 2013

    yahoo.com Jul 26, 2013
    The "Shutdown Countdown" is chugging along. In addition to previewing each team, "Shutdown Corner" will be taking a brief look at each team's salary cap situation heading into the 2013 season and beyond. We continue the series with t…
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  • Nationals activate reliever Mattheus before DH

    Nationals activate reliever Mattheus before DH

    ESPN.com Jul 26, 2013
    The Washington Nationals reinstated right-handed relief pitcher Ryan Mattheus from the disabled list prior to Friday's doubleheader against the New York Mets.
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  • Dan Hellie gets pied, signs off

    Dan Hellie gets pied, signs off

    washingtonpost.com Jul 26, 2013
    Just two weeks ago, I wrote about Dan Hellie leaving WRC for NFL Network, and the end came quick. Hellie turned in one final day at Redskins training camp, and now it’s off to a national platform. It was a … Continue reading →
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  • Redskins' Robinson again tears pectoral

    Redskins' Robinson again tears pectoral

    It's the same season-ending injury for Washington Redskins backup linebacker Keenan Robinson. This time it's in the other shoulder.
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  • Player’s Turn: Brian Orakpo At the Mic

    Player’s Turn: Brian Orakpo At the Mic

    redskins.com Jul 26, 2013
    (AP Image) Just moments ago, linebacker Brian Orakpo stepped out of the increasingly hot sun and up to the podium to answer some media questions directed at him. Here’s a Twitterized version of what the two-time Pro Bowler had to say: #Redskins LB @Rak9…
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  • Fans Sing “Hail to the Redskins” At Camp

    Fans Sing “Hail to the Redskins” At Camp

    redskins.com Jul 26, 2013
    You know it’s true. No matter where you go in the grand United States of America and beyond, chances are you’ll either see or hear from Redskins faithful. Yesterday, Richmond gathered 10,100 diehard Washington Redskins fans together and let me tell you,…
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  • Cowboys jerseys at Redskins training camp

    Cowboys jerseys at Redskins training camp

    washingtonpost.com Jul 26, 2013
    I normally like to avoid pop psychology in my sports reading. I don’t want to read about rookies too young to know they shouldn’t be winning, or oft-burned veterans who choke when the stakes are highest, or teams rallying around … Continue reading →
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  • Watch John Wall’s Crazy Put-Back Slam During The Team USA Scrim…

    Watch John Wall’s Crazy Put-Back Slam During The Team USA Scrimmage (Gif)

    dimemag.com Jul 26, 2013
    Team USA had an intra-squad scrimmage yesterday, and John Wall had a filthy put-back slam in traffic, which showcased why he should have a spot on the team. Maybe Wizards general manager, Ernie Grunfeld, was watching the scrimmage and now feels a little…
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  • Nick Sundberg Speaks En Español

    Nick Sundberg Speaks En Español

    redskins.com Jul 26, 2013
    A few weeks ago we shared stories on the Redskins blog about long snapper Nick Sundberg‘s trip across Europe. We caught up with Sundberg at the first day of training camp to find out which country was his favorite place to visit. “Spain,” Sundberg said,…
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  • DeAngelo Hall says the Redskins have ‘unfinished business’

    DeAngelo Hall says the Redskins have ‘unfinished business’

    washingtonpost.com Jul 26, 2013
    DeAngelo Hall is headed into this 11th season in the NFL, and in a sitdown with Comcast SportsNet’s Chick Hernandez he admitted that physically, he’s feeling the years. “I feel young. I’m young at heart,” he said. “The body’s kinda, … Continue reading →
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  • Redskins Add Jose Gumbs, Ryan Mouton

    Redskins Add Jose Gumbs, Ryan Mouton

    redskins.com Jul 26, 2013
    (AP Images) As if yesterday wasn’t full of enough news, the Washington Redskins announced the signing of defensive backs Jose Gumbs and Ryan Mouton. Gumbs, a second-year professional who split time between the New Orleans Saints and Kansas City Chiefs, …
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  • Dramatically distraught Redskins fan whines about not getting a…

    Dramatically distraught Redskins fan whines about not getting autographs

    yahoo.com Jul 26, 2013
    Hey there, NFL fans. You ready for some football? Of course. We all are. So very, very much. But you've got to keep your sanity. Don't let what happened to this lady happen to you. We don't know who this young lady is, and it's probably better we don't …
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  • Redskins Photo Booth Already A Hit

    Redskins Photo Booth Already A Hit

    redskins.com Jul 26, 2013
    If you’re one of the thousands that decided to take a three day weekend and are here in Richmond, make sure to stop by the Redskins photo booth just inside the main entrance all throughout the next three weeks. The photo booth, just like training camp i…
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  • Breakfast links: Giant expectations

    Breakfast links: Giant expectations

    ESPN.com Jul 26, 2013
    RICHMOND, Va. -- That's right, folks. I'm back and ready to roll out a little NFC East training camp trip. Two days here at Redskins camp, followed by two days in Philadelphia for Eagles camp, then back home to New Jersey, where I'm sure I'll stop in an…
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  • Actually, Darrell Green Doesn't Want The Redskins To Change The…

    Actually, Darrell Green Doesn't Want The Redskins To Change Their Name

    deadspin.com Jul 26, 2013
    On Tuesday, we wrote about how two Washington Redskins legends, Darrell Green and Art Monk, came forward to say the team name was offensive. And of course it's offensive. We know it's racist, and you know it's racist, and most importantly, owner Dan Sny…
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  • Mazda is refurbishing the Alfred Morris 1991 Mazda

    Mazda is refurbishing the Alfred Morris 1991 Mazda

    profootballtalk.com Jul 26, 2013
    We don’t do much free advertising in these parts, unless we get something in return, like access to the spokesperson. Or cookies. But the folks at Mazda deserve a gratuitous plug because they’re fixing up the 1991 Mazda that Redskins running back Alfred…
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  • Video - Nationals Walk Off With Win 00:31

    Nationals Walk Off With Win

    Jul 26
    Ryan Zimmerman's home run in the bottom of the ninth lifts the Nationals past the Mets 2-1.
  • Video - Mets Crush Nationals In Game 1 00:32

    Mets Crush Nationals In Game 1

    Jul 26
    Daniel Murphy hit two home runs and drove in five runs in the Mets' 11-0 win against the Nationals in the first game of a double-header.
  • Video - Solomon Wilcots: 'All things look really good for Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III' 01:26

    Solomon Wilcots: 'All things look really good for Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III'

    Jul 26
    Solomon Wilcots breaks down the performance of Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III during the third day of training camp.
  • Video - Solomon Wilcots: 'All things look really good for Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III' 01:26

    Solomon Wilcots: 'All things look really good for Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III'

    Jul 26
    Solomon Wilcots breaks down the performance of Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III during the third day of training camp.

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    Jul 27
    The Phoenix Suns' Luis Scola is headed to the Indiana Pacers in a trade, according to his publicist in Argentina.
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    Jul 26
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    Jul 26
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    Jul 26
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