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Gio relishes opportunity to be back in Oakland

Gio relishes opportunity to be back in Oakland

MLB.com Updated May 9
Gio Gonzalez was the most popular man at O.Co Coliseum on Friday as the Nationals made the franchise's first trip to Oakland.
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  • Rollins back in the field playing shortstop vs. Mets

    Rollins back in the field playing shortstop vs. Mets

    MLB.com May 9
    Jimmy Rollins started Friday's game at shortstop after playing the previous two games in Toronto as the Phillies' designated hitter. The last time Rollins was on the field was Sunday against the Nationals.
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  • Nationals unbeaten on Wednesdays this year, at their best on Th…

    Nationals unbeaten on Wednesdays this year, at their best on Thursdays historically

    The Nationals love playing on Hump Day. With their 3-2 win over the Dodgers two days ago, the Nats improved to 6-0 in games played on Wednesday this season. Over the course of a 162-game season, these types of streaks happen. In 2012, the Nationals won …
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  • Video - A's Shut Out Nationals 00:27

    A's Shut Out Nationals

    May 9
    Tommy Milone struck out seven over eight scoreless innings in the Athletics' 8-0 win over the Nationals.

Sports Columnists

  • 2014 NFL draft - Five things we learned on Day 2

    May 9
    The Bills' bold move is an audition for a future owner and the 3-4 defense remains important, John Clayton writes.
  • Daily Dime: Experience pays off for OKC

    May 9
    The Thunder-Clippers series is just getting good. Expect OKC to be ready for anything, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Don Banks: 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Round 2

    May 9
    NEW YORK -- You know that little ditty about the NFL being a quarterback league? It's a self-evident truth. Three of them went in the first round Thursday night, but that just sets us up for even more of an arms race in Friday night's second round. Usin…
  • ‘We’ve Got to Win Now’

    May 9
    The words of one of the great scouts in NFL history—and one of the trailblazers for all African-American personnel people in football—echoed in the head of Buffalo general manager Doug Whaley when he made the gutsiest move during the first round of the …