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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.Upvote Share Tweet
Adam LaRoche Hit A Ball About As Far As Possible Without Hitting A Home Rundeadspin.com Aug 26, 2012Bad 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
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.