October 22, 2017

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Once again, the Nationals are ousted in the NLDS. Who’s to blame this time?

Follow @mdc_99 Here we are again. Five years ago today, the Nationals experienced this feeling for the first time. Two years later, the team fell to the Giants in four games. Just last year, the […]

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Nationals call up top prospect Victor Robles

Follow @mdc_99 The hype has been building around 20-year-old Victor Robles, the top prospect in the Nationals minor league system, and the No. 4 overall prospect by MLB Pipeline, for some time now. Today, according […]

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Washington Nationals week in review: August 27-Sept. 2

Follow @mdc_99 The last week for the Nationals was a big one, for no reason more so than the return of three crucial pieces to the team from the disabled list: Max Scherzer, Trea Turner […]

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The Nats are finally getting healthy, but also stuck in a race against Father Time

Follow @mdc_99 On Sunday night against the Mets, the Nationals rolled out a lineup starkly different than the one that took the field on Opening Day. Second baseman Daniel Murphy was the only starter on […]

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Washington Nationals week in review: July 30-August 5

Follow @mdc_99 Another injury-plagued week concludes for the Nationals, as two pitchers suffered injuries. It wasn’t a great week on the field either for the Nats, as the team posted a 3-3 record, despite having […]

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Nats set to clash with Cubs in what could be a preview to this fall’s NLDS

Follow @mdc_99 The Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs split a four-game set in Washington in June. This weekend, the two sides will square off again, this time for a three-game series at Wrigley. At the […]

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The Nats bullpen finally looks playoff-ready, but did Mike Rizzo do enough at the trade deadline?

Follow @mdc_99 It didn’t take long for the Nationals to make a move after the All-Star break. The bullpen struggled in the team’s second half opening series against the Reds, prompting general manager Mike Rizzo […]

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Minor League Monday: Nats top pitching prospect takes the loss, but impresses in MLB debut

Follow @mdc_99 The Nationals called up top pitching prospect Erick Fedde to make his major on Sunday, filling in for the injured Stephen Strasburg. Fedde is the No. 3 overall prospect in the Nationals’ system […]

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Washington Nationals week in review: July 23-30

Follow @mdc_99 The Nationals had a tough schedule this week, but came out with a winning record: Three wins and two losses. The Nationals started the week closing out a series against the Arizona Diamondbacks […]

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Yes, another Strasburg injury. Take a deep breath. It’s not worth panicking upon

Follow @mdc_99 Stephen Strasburg has an unfortunate history of injuries. He’s only pitched in one of the the Nationals’ three postseason trips, and earlier this week, you can add another to the list. Strasburg left […]

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Washington Nationals week in review: July 16-22

Follow @mdc_99 The Washington Nationals continued their second half opening road trip in the first full week back from the All-Star break. The team went 4-2 in its games this week, with series against the […]

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The addition of Doolittle and Madson helps, but Nats need another bullpen piece for championship stability

Follow @mdc_99 The Washington Nationals, a team with the worst bullpen ERA in the MLB, finally got the relief it needed as general manager Mike Rizzo pulled off a trade to acquire bullpen pitchers Sean […]

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Nationals bolster desperate bullpen by acquiring Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson from Athletics

Follow @mdc_99 The Washington Nationals have acquired Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for Blake Treinen, as well as prospects Sheldon Neuse and Jesus Luzardo, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports. […]

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Nationals second half preview: The road to the postseason, what to expect and more

Follow @mdc_99 After beating the Reds in two straight games, the second half is officially underway for the Nationals. The team went into the All-Star break with a 52-36 record and a commanding lead in […]

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Kyle Stanley scrambles late to win Quicken Loans National in playoff over Charles Howell III

Follow @k_fadd POTOMAC — The turbulent five-year journey to return to the same position Sunday on the 18th green at TPC Potomac jerked the normally even keel Kyle Stanley to tears. Since 2012, when he […]

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QLN pro-am takeaways: J.R. Smith is good at golf and “you could 100 percent host a U.S. Open here”

  Follow @k_fadd BETHESDA — After a seven-year hiatus from what was previously known as “Avenel,” the PGA Tour roles back through the outskirts of D.C. for this week’s Quicken Loans National at the overhauled […]

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Quicken Loans National tee times for Day 1 and Day 2

OFF TEE NO. 1 7:15 a.m.: Jason Gore, Spencer Levin, Patton Kizzire 7:26 a.m.: Boo Weekley, Ollie Schniederjans, Trey Mullinax 7:37 a.m.: John Huh, Tim Wilkinson, Brett Stegmaier 7:48 a.m.: Jonas Blixt, Tony Finau, Chris […]

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Valor can’t finish after 21-point first quarter, drop first game in franchise history

Follow @k_fadd WASHINGTON, D.C. — After scoring on three of the first four drives and storming out to a 14-point lead in the first quarter, the Washington Valor endured more second half struggles for the […]

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Valor win first game in franchise history, 51-38 over Brigade

Follow @k_fadd WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tracy Belton ventured to midfield, basking in the buzz of the exuberant Friday night atmosphere inside Verizon Center. The eight-year Arena Football League veteran snagged his second interception of the […]

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MSA Roundup: Navy men down Loyola, Maryland women win behind Jones’ 42, Trimble named to Wooden 25

STORIES Ovechkin scores twice, surpasses 1,000 points in 5-2 win over Pens ICYMI: Maryland men put away Indiana for another gritty Big Ten win ICYMI: No. 3 Clemson dethrones No. 1 Alabama in epic comeback to capture […]

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A dream MLB postseason for Maryland

With football well into the offseason, and basketball and hockey on the brink of following suit, baseball seems to be the only sport left to watch. Luckily for Maryland residents, the Orioles and Nationals are […]

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Nationals start off season with a bang, top Braves 4-3 in 10 innings

Grab your cracker jacks, peanuts, buttered popcorn, and crack open a cold one because it’s that time of year again.  After a successful spring training, in which the Washington Nationals compiled a Grapefruit League best […]

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MSA Thursday sports notebook: DeMatha’s Fultz competes in McDonald’s All-American game, Wizards playoff hope sinks, & much more

Follow @MDSportsAccess DEMATHA’S FULTZ SCORES 10 POINTS IN MCDONALD’S ALL-AMERICAN GAME DeMatha guard Markelle Fultz participated in Wednesday night’s prestigious McDonald’s All-American game where he registered 10 points on 4-for-12 shooting, six assists, four rebounds […]

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MSA Wednesday sports notebook: Capitals clinch Presidents Trophy, premium HS basketball exposure & much more

Follow @MDSportsAccess CAPITALS CLINCH PRESIDENTS TROPHY IN 4-1 WIN OVER BLUE JACKETS The Washington Capitals used a dominating third period on Monday night to best the Columbus Jackets and clinch the franchise’s second ever Presidents […]

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Fed up with outside noise, Cowan, St. John’s flip it to pivotal road win against DeMatha

Follow @k_fadd HYATTSVILLE — When Anthony Cowan meanders around the halls of St. John’s College High School, you would think he’s the popular name buzzing through the air. He certainly is one of the well-known […]

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IDEA Charter presses Friends School to defeat

By Ben Spector SALISBURY- IDEA Charter School from the District of Columbia bumped their record in DMVelite.com Showcase Games up to 2-0 during the 2015 Governor’s Challenge with an authoritative 80-50 win over the Friends […]

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Highlight Video: Gonzaga Vs. DeMatha

Eagles – 24 Stags – 14 Final

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