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Share TweetThe 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.
Redskins sign wide receiver Devery HendersonUpdated Jun 12 Share TweetThe 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 addSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetAfter 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. StallworthShare TweetThe 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.Share TweetASHBURN, 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…
Baker Tells The Tale Of ‘Swaggy’ BirthUpdated Jun 12 Share TweetNose 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 2Source: redskins.comShare TweetRedskins 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 elemShare TweetNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins nickname is "unifying force that stands for strength, courage, pride and respect."
Washington Redskins make eight-year-old’s dream come trueUpdated Jun 12 Share TweetYour 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 …Source: yahoo.com
Port City is ‘The Official Hometown Beer of the Potomac Nationals’Updated Jun 12 Share TweetThis 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 … ContinueSource: washingtonpost.com
Redskins, RGIII grant an 8-year-old fan’s wishUpdated Jun 12 Share TweetEight-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 âSource: washingtonpost.com
Breakfast links: Giants WRs in the newsUpdated Jun 12 Share TweetASHBURN, 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…
Colvin's two homers power Rox past NatsUpdated Jun 12 Share TweetIn 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…Source: MLB.com
2013 NBA Finals: Is this the real LeBron James?Jun 12What has gotten into LeBron James in the Finals? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez examine.
NFL pass-rushers face faster challengeJun 12Sped-up offenses have defenses scrambling for ways to pressure the quarterback, writes John Clayton.
Brooklyn Nets on verge of naming Jason Kidd coach, sourcesJun 12The Brooklyn Nets, after completing a five-hour interview with Brian Shaw, are strongly leaning toward hiring Jason Kidd as their next coach, according to sources close to the process.
Brooklyn Nets to hire Jason Kidd, sourcesJun 12The Brooklyn Nets, after completing a five-hour interview with Brian Shaw, are strongly leaning toward hiring Jason Kidd as their next coach, according to sources close to the process.