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Cliff Lee tossed seven sharp innings to earn his first home win in nearly a year and the Philadelphia Phillies completed a three-game sweep against the major league-leading Washington Nationals with a 4-1 victory on Sunday.
Adam LaRoche Hit A Ball About As Far As Possible Without Hitting A Home RunUpdated Aug 26, 2012 Share TweetBad break for the Nationals on this one. Adam LaRoche took Cliff Lee deep over the wall at Citizens Bank Park. Unfortunately, it hit flush with a small fence on top of the wall, bounced straight up and back onto the field. Jayson Werth thought it was a …Source: deadspin.com
Phillies Complete Sweep Of NationalsAug 26Cliff Lee helped his own cause in the Phillies 4-1 win over the Nationals.
Seahawks tab rookie Wilson as Week 1 starterAug 26Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll announced Sunday night that rookie Russell Wilson will be the team's starting quarterback in Week 1.
NFL - Mailbag: QB youth movement impacts scheduleAug 26With several teams going with young QBs, the 2012 NFL schedule could become even easier for two perennial stalwarts, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.