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Harper gets injection to treat injured knee

Harper gets injection to treat injured knee

ESPN.com MLB.com yahoo.com Updated Jun 11, 2013
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was given a cortisone injection in his swollen left knee, and he will wear a brace to ensure he rests the joint.
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  • Post Sports Live: Harper’s knee, Tebow, OTAs and the NBA Finals

    Post Sports Live: Harper’s knee, Tebow, OTAs and the NBA Finals

    washingtonpost.com Jun 11, 2013
    Jason Reid and LaVar Arrington joined Jonathan Forsythe on this week’s webcast to discuss Bryce Harper’s visit to Dr. James Andrews, what was learned during last week’s OTAs for the Redskins, the Patriots’ signing of Tim Tebow and which NBA … Co
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  • Donte Stallworth: “Literally, my butt caught on fire”

    Donte Stallworth: “Literally, my butt caught on fire”

    profootballtalk.com Jun 11, 2013
    The fact that he lived through it makes it easier to laugh now. But Donte Stallworth had to admit, he wasn’t sure he was going to be able to. The veteran wide receiver took part in Redskins minicamp on a tryout basis Tuesday, a minor miracle after he an
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  • Frank Luntz, the GOP strategist who helped the NHL owners craft…

    Frank Luntz, the GOP strategist who helped the NHL owners craft their lockout talking points, will f

    deadspin.com Jun 11, 2013
    Frank Luntz, the GOP strategist who helped the NHL owners craft their lockout talking points, will focus group the Redskins naming controversy. The NFL says it's not responsible; the Redskins refused comment. [ThinkProgress]Read more...
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  • Next Up for Redskins' RG3: Rehab During Honeymoon

    Next Up for Redskins' RG3: Rehab During Honeymoon

    nytimes.com Jun 11, 2013
    After showing that he can now do "explosive sprinting" - his dreadlocks flowing behind him as he dashed from sideline to sideline in the end zone of the Washington Redskins practice bubble - Robert Griffin III then held a news conference that referenc
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  • RG III speaks, and other Redskins notes

    RG III speaks, and other Redskins notes

    ESPN.com Jun 11, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- After the Washington Redskins wrap up their minicamp here Wednesday, rehabbing quarterback Robert Griffin III plans to spend another week at the facility before going off to get married and enjoy the "personal life" portion of …
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  • ‘Hang Out’ With Nose Tackle Chris Baker

    ‘Hang Out’ With Nose Tackle Chris Baker

    redskins.com Jun 11, 2013
    Nose tackle Chris Baker is no stranger to shining in front of Redskins Nation as last year the four-year veteran recorded 15 tackles on a talent laden defensive line. Despite intimidating opponents week in and week out, Baker is one of the nicest guys o…
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  • Derek McGinty: Fascination with RGIII is getting ‘creepy’

    Derek McGinty: Fascination with RGIII is getting ‘creepy’

    washingtonpost.com Jun 11, 2013
    Monday, I brought you veteran local anchor and Redskins fan Jim Vance, expressing his concern with the level of media coverage focused on Robert Griffin III. Turns out I missed a similar commentary from veteran local anchor and Redskins fan … Continue r
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  • No chat today: ASHBURN, Va. -- Yeah, so, there's this Washingto…

    No chat today: ASHBURN, Va. -- Yeah, so, there's this Washington…

    ESPN.com Jun 11, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Yeah, so, there's this Washington Redskins practice going on during our regular Tuesday chat time. And Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is spitting right in the face of Donovan McNabb's well-intentioned advice and having a news co…
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  • Kerrigan Snags Spot On Top 100 Plays

    Kerrigan Snags Spot On Top 100 Plays

    redskins.com Jun 11, 2013
    The Washington Redskins have already been a familiar face to NFL.com’s countdown of the top 100 plays from the 2012 season. First, there was Pierre Garcon’s touchdown run against the Cowboys on Thanksgiving that made Dallas’ secondary look like they
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  • Video - RG III Focused On Week 1 Return 03:18

    RG III Focused On Week 1 Return

    Jun 11
    Jeannine Edwards reports from Redskins camp, where Robert Griffin III has been working out during organized team activities.
  • Video - Robert Griffin III running gingerly on rollout passes 01:00

    Robert Griffin III running gingerly on rollout passes

    Jun 11
    Jeff Darlington reports from Washington Redskins minicamp with observations on QB Robert Griffin III and his surgically repaired knee.
  • Video - Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III invokes LeBron James in response to injury question 04:43

    Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III invokes LeBron James in response to injury question

    Jun 11
    Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III answers questions about his current state of health, a special visitor to practice and his wedding plans.
  • Video - Redskins minicamp report 03:00

    Redskins minicamp report

    Jun 11
    Jeff Darlington reports from Washington Redskins minicamp about the expectations for quarterback Robert Griffin III and the return of linebacker Brian Orakpo.

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