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NL East Preview: The Nationals and the Braves are battling for …

NL East Preview: The Nationals and the Braves are battling for first, can the Phillies keep up? Updated Mar 27, 2013
With opening day mere days away, the Big League Stew crew is here to get you up to speed on the baseball season ahead. David Brown and Mike Oz will examine some of the big questions in each division, point out a few critical players and predict the fina…
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  • Bats back Garcia's splendid spring finish

    Bats back Garcia's splendid spring finish Mar 27, 2013
    Facing a Nationals club that did not feature a player on Washington's 40-man roster, the Cardinals cruised to a 10-1 win on Wednesday in what was Jaime Garcia's final tuneup before he makes his season debut against the D-backs next week.
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  • Harper rests thumb, expects to return soon

    Harper rests thumb, expects to return soon Mar 27, 2013
    Bryce Harper got the day off Wednesday to rest his sore left thumb, but he hopes to play in the Nationals' exhibition game Friday in Washington, if not sooner.
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  • NL East previews: Nats

    NL East previews: Nats Mar 27, 2013
    For more of's 2013 Major League Baseball season preview coverage, click here.
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  • Ryan Zimmerman’s crazy throw

    Ryan Zimmerman’s crazy throw Mar 27, 2013
    Adam Kilgore wrote a great story on Ryan Zimmerman’s arm, and while the Nationals third baseman has expressed confidence in his throw, Kilgore talked to a rival scout who didn’t sound so impressed. From the story: “He looks the … Continue reading
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Sports Columnists

  • Jerry West says he thought Miami Heat would break Los Angeles Lakers' win …

    Mar 28
    Hall of Famer Jerry West told on Wednesday night that he had started to believe the Heat, at the very least, would match the Lakers' all-time record of 33 wins in a row.
  • Greatest win streak in NBA history - 1971-72 LA Lakers

    Mar 27
    Members of the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers remember their league-record 33-game winning streak
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 3.0

    Mar 27
    After a painfully slow start in comparison to recent years, the plot in this year's quarterback draft class is about to thicken. Matt Barkley's much-anticipated pro day workout at USC is Wednesday, and if he puts sufficient arm strength on display, he s…