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Rockies sign No. 3 overall pick Jonathan Gray

Rockies sign No. 3 overall pick Jonathan Gray

CNNSI.com Updated Jun 12, 2013
DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies have signed pitcher Jonathan Gray, selected third overall in the draft last week out of Oklahoma.
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  • Nats call up Ohlendorf to start, option Karns

    Nats call up Ohlendorf to start, option Karns

    ESPN.com Jun 12, 2013
    The Nationals have recalled right-hander Ross Ohlendorf from Triple-A Syracuse and he was scheduled to make his first Washington start in Wednesday night's game at Colorado.
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  • Redskins sign wide receiver Devery Henderson

    Redskins sign wide receiver Devery Henderson

    profootballtalk.com Jun 12, 2013
    The Redskins have done their part to thin what’s left of the free agent wide receiver market. Washington announced the signing of former Saints wideout Devery Henderson on Wednesday. The announcement of Henderson’s arrival on the same day the club add
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  • Donte’ Stallworth officially returns to Redskins

    Donte’ Stallworth officially returns to Redskins

    After wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth took part in Tuesday’s minicamp practice with the Redskins as a tryout player, coach Mike Shanahan talked about Stallworth as if he was officially a member of the team. He wasn’t then, but he is now. Stallworth
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  • Redskins: Zone read to remain in offense

    Redskins: Zone read to remain in offense

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Jun 12, 2013
    The Washington Redskins have no plans to change their offense despite Robert Griffin III's surgically repaired right knee that kept the quarterback out all spring and might keep him sidelined through the start of training camp on July 25.
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  • Kyle Shanahan: Read-option safe for RG III

    Kyle Shanahan: Read-option safe for RG III

    ESPN.com Jun 12, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Are the Washington Redskins planning to reduce the number of read-option plays in their playbook in order to keep quarterback Robert Griffin III safe? No chance. Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said Wednesday that one of the…
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  • Baker Tells The Tale Of ‘Swaggy’ Birth

    Baker Tells The Tale Of ‘Swaggy’ Birth

    redskins.com Jun 12, 2013
    Nose tackle Chris Baker chatted with a quartet of Redskins fans today after the conclusion of minicamp as part of the team’s Google+ Hangout series. No. 92 has been a fan favorite since he was picked up by the Burgundy and Gold at the beginning of the 2
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  • Kyle Shanahan says RG3 was safer running zone-read

    Kyle Shanahan says RG3 was safer running zone-read

    Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan defended the team’s use of Robert Griffin III last season, saying their quarterback was actually at greater risk on passing plays than runs. As a result, he said there’s no need to take away the option elem
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  • NFL Commissioner Goodell Defends Redskins Nickname

    NFL Commissioner Goodell Defends Redskins Nickname

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins nickname is "unifying force that stands for strength, courage, pride and respect."
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  • Washington Redskins make eight-year-old’s dream come true

    Washington Redskins make eight-year-old’s dream come true

    yahoo.com Jun 12, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. The Washington Redskins have a pretty good starting running back in second-year man Alfred Morris, but head coach Mike Shanahan and general manager Bruce Allen let a rookie rusher hit the field for one play during …
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  • Port City is ‘The Official Hometown Beer of the Potomac Nationa…

    Port City is ‘The Official Hometown Beer of the Potomac Nationals’

    washingtonpost.com Jun 12, 2013
    This probably reflects my own demographic more than anything else, but I know many Nats fans of my approximate age and gender who dearly wish the team’s stadium had more concession stands offering more craft beers, including some from local … Continue
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  • Redskins, RGIII grant an 8-year-old fan’s wish

    Redskins, RGIII grant an 8-year-old fan’s wish

    washingtonpost.com Jun 12, 2013
    Eight-year-old Redskins fan Lateef Brock got a surprise phone call from Mike Shanahan last Thursday. The coach told the boy that he’d been drafted and was to report to minicamp at Redskins Park on Tuesday. Brock, who was born with … Continue reading â
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  • Breakfast links: Giants WRs in the news

    Breakfast links: Giants WRs in the news

    ESPN.com Jun 12, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Morning, all. I am headed back over to Redskins minicamp this morning. Assistant coaches talk today, and of course players after practice as usual. Anyone have anything they desperately need me to ask anyone? Anyone want some links? Phil…
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  • Colvin's two homers power Rox past Nats

    Colvin's two homers power Rox past Nats

    MLB.com Jun 12, 2013
    In his third game since a longer-than-expected demotion to Triple-A, Tyler Colvin launched a two-run homer that began a five-run fifth inning and a two-run homer in the eighth to put the game out of reach in the Rockies' 8-3 victory over the Nationals o…
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    Jun 12
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