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(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…
Share TweetThe 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.Share TweetRockies 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.
Boy, the arguments in defense of the Redskins' name sound a lot like the arguments used to defend thUpdated Jun 13 Share TweetBoy, 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...Source: deadspin.comShare TweetThe 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 trainingSource: profootballtalk.com
Throwback Thursday: Charley TaylorUpdated Jun 13 Share TweetClick 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…Source: redskins.com
Nick Sundberg, Sav Rocca perfecting punts through technologyUpdated Jun 13 Share TweetNick 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 â†’
Ian Krol keeps getting fooled by the Nats scheduleUpdated Jun 13 Share TweetIan 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 â†’Share TweetASHBURN, 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…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetBasketball 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 …Source: yahoo.com
Expos fan sees his favorite team for the first time in DenverUpdated Jun 13 Share TweetHard 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 â†’Share TweetNationals 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…
Wilbon: Goodell’s support for Redskins name is ‘gutless’Updated Jun 13 Share TweetCurrent 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 … ContinuShare TweetThe 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 thoseShare TweetBack 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 …Source: ESPN.comShare TweetRoss 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.
Redskins hire consultant to conduct focus group on ThursdayUpdated Jun 13 Share TweetAs 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 LuntSource: profootballtalk.com
Questions Surround Redskins OffenseJun 13Adam Schefter and Brian Dawkins discuss whether the Redskins will change their offense in an attempt to protect Robert Griffin III.
Strasburg To Return SundayJun 13Baseball Tonight Minute: Stephen Strasburg to start Sunday at Cleveland.
Nationals Hold Off RockiesJun 13The Rockies fall to the Nationals 5-4 and lose Carlos Gonzalez to an ankle injury.
2013 NBA playoffs -- San Antonio Spurs struggle with Miami Heat's smallbal…Jun 13San 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 13The 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 interestJun 13The 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.