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Hanging Out With B. Rambo And P. Thomas

Hanging Out With B. Rambo And P. Thomas

redskins.com washingtonpost.com Updated Jun 13, 2013
(AP Image) Despite the forecasted heavy downpours across the DMV, rookie defensive backs Bacarri Rambo and Phillip Thomas spoke with a conglomerate of local media and one lucky fan to spill the beans on being with the Redskins as well as some of their o…
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  • Rox awaiting MRI results on Tulowitzki's ribs

    Rox awaiting MRI results on Tulowitzki's ribs

    MLB.com Jun 13, 2013
    The Rockies ended Thursday afternoon awaiting MRI results on shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who suffered an injury on the right side of his ribs while diving for an eighth-inning grounder during a 5-4 loss to the Nationals at Coors Field.
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  • X-rays negative on Fowler's hand, day to day

    X-rays negative on Fowler's hand, day to day

    MLB.com Jun 13, 2013
    Rockies center fielder and leadoff hitter Dexter Fowler left Thursday's game against the Nationals before the top of the fifth inning. He was hit on the right hand by a Ross Detwiler pich in the third. X-rays were negative and he is listed day to day.
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  • Boy, the arguments in defense of the Redskins' name sound a lot…

    Boy, the arguments in defense of the Redskins' name sound a lot like the arguments used to defend th

    deadspin.com Jun 13, 2013
    Boy, the arguments in defense of the Redskins' name sound a lot like the arguments used to defend the Confederate flag. [Sports on Earth]Read more...
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  • Adam Carriker expects to start camp on PUP list

    Adam Carriker expects to start camp on PUP list

    profootballtalk.com Jun 13, 2013
    The Redskins haven’t seen defensive end Adam Carriker on the field since he ruptured his right quadriceps in the second week of the 2012 season and the wait for his return looks like it will extend into training camp. Carriker expects to begin training
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  • Throwback Thursday: Charley Taylor

    Throwback Thursday: Charley Taylor

    redskins.com Jun 13, 2013
    Click to view slideshow. Over the next few weeks we will be looking back on some Redskins greats for their heroics on the field as well as off of it. With 42 days until the start of training camp I looked back at the magnificent career of Charley Taylor…
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  • Nick Sundberg, Sav Rocca perfecting punts through technology

    Nick Sundberg, Sav Rocca perfecting punts through technology

    washingtonpost.com Jun 13, 2013
    Nick Sundberg and Sav Rocca are determined to be the best punt pair in the league, and they’re using technology in an innovative way to get there. The Redskins long snapper and punter have been analyzing footage from a GoPro … Continue reading →
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  • Ian Krol keeps getting fooled by the Nats schedule

    Ian Krol keeps getting fooled by the Nats schedule

    washingtonpost.com Jun 13, 2013
    Ian Krol has been a revelation on the mound during his brief time with the Nats. “No big-leaguer has been more impressive this week than Ian Krol, the left-hander from Naperville who has given the Nationals another big weapon in … Continue reading →
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  • Whose job is it to keep RG III safe?

    Whose job is it to keep RG III safe?

    ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Blame can do a lot of damage when there's raw emotion behind it, and the early part of the Washington Redskins' offseason strayed into that territory. Coach Mike Shanahan said something at the league meetings about the need for quarterba…
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  • The NBA Coaching Carousel, Vol. 3: The Ewing family drama

    The NBA Coaching Carousel, Vol. 3: The Ewing family drama

    yahoo.com Jun 13, 2013
    Basketball Hall of Famer and longtime Wizards, Magic and Rockets assistant coach Patrick Ewing is back in the NBA, working as the newly-minted associate head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats. Ewing will run the team alongside head coach Steve Clifford as …
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  • Expos fan sees his favorite team for the first time in Denver

    Expos fan sees his favorite team for the first time in Denver

    washingtonpost.com Jun 13, 2013
    Hard to imagine a lot of Baltimore Colts fans becoming Indianapolis Colts fans after the whole Mayflower deal. But somehow a small number of Montreal Expos fans have stuck with the Nationals over nearly a decade in exile. One of … Continue reading →
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  • Bochy, Leyland name All-Star coaching staffs

    Bochy, Leyland name All-Star coaching staffs

    MLB.com Jun 13, 2013
    Nationals manager Davey Johnson and Mets skipper Terry Collins will serve as Bruce Bochy's National League coaches, and Jim Leyland has invited White Sox manager Robin Ventura and Blue Jays manager John Gibbons to represent the American League in the 84…
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  • Wilbon: Goodell’s support for Redskins name is ‘gutless’

    Wilbon: Goodell’s support for Redskins name is ‘gutless’

    washingtonpost.com Jun 13, 2013
    Current Washington Post sports columnists who have expressed an opinion on the Redskins team name have pretty uniformly been in favor of changing it. Now two former Post sports columnists have chimed in, and their opinions are similar. PTI did … Continu
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  • Donte’ Stallworth: ‘Literally, my butt caught on fire’

    Donte’ Stallworth: ‘Literally, my butt caught on fire’

    washingtonpost.com Jun 13, 2013
    The Redskins signed wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth yesterday, three months after he was injured in a hot air balloon accident. The balloon carrying Stallworth and his girlfriend clipped some power lines, catching fire and causing serious burns to those
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  • Breakfast links: Jason Peters arrested

    Breakfast links: Jason Peters arrested

    ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    Back home after my minicamp travels and a significant amount of time waiting out construction on the I-95 corridor, I present to you some bleary-eyed Thursday links. Washington Redskins The Redskins will bring a couple of new wide receivers to training …
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  • Ohlendorf gives Nats boost in spot-start win

    Ohlendorf gives Nats boost in spot-start win

    MLB.com Jun 13, 2013
    Ross Ohlendorf, making a spot start for his debut with Washington, allowed only one run on two hits in six innings to help give the Nationals a 5-1 win over the Rockies at Coors Field on Wednesday night.
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  • Redskins hire consultant to conduct focus group on Thursday

    Redskins hire consultant to conduct focus group on Thursday

    profootballtalk.com Jun 13, 2013
    As further proof that the controversy regarding the Redskins name is going nowhere any time soon, the team reportedly has hired a consultant who’ll hold a focus group to address the topic. According to ThinkProgress.org, Republican strategist Frank Lunt
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  • Video - Questions Surround Redskins Offense 02:31

    Questions Surround Redskins Offense

    Jun 13
    Adam Schefter and Brian Dawkins discuss whether the Redskins will change their offense in an attempt to protect Robert Griffin III.
  • Video - Strasburg To Return Sunday 01:55

    Strasburg To Return Sunday

    Jun 13
    Baseball Tonight Minute: Stephen Strasburg to start Sunday at Cleveland.
  • Video - Nationals Hold Off Rockies 00:37

    Nationals Hold Off Rockies

    Jun 13
    The Rockies fall to the Nationals 5-4 and lose Carlos Gonzalez to an ankle injury.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs -- San Antonio Spurs struggle with Miami Heat's smallbal…

    Jun 13
    San Antonio struggled with Miami's smallball approach in Game 4, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Seattle Seahawks, Tarvaris Jackson agree to one-year deal, according to so…

    Jun 13
    The Seattle Seahawks have reached a one-year deal with quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, a source told ESPN.com's John Clayton. Jackson passed his physical Thursday and then accepted the Seahawks' offer.
  • Sources: Rivers, Clips have mutual interest

    Jun 13
    The Clippers have not formally requested permission to interview Celtics coach Doc Rivers in the wake of widespread reports about Rivers' potential departure from Boston, but there is strong mutual interest between the parties, according to sources.