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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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Redskins tie Bengals 27-27 in London

The Washington Redskins are going into their bye week with mixed emotions as they tied the Cincinnati Bengals 27-27 in London on Sunday. This is the first NFL tie in the 11-year International Series. With […]

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Losing to the Redskins may have been a blessing in disguise for the Ravens

It might be a good thing Baltimore lost to Washington this past Sunday. During the 2000 and 2012 seasons, the Ravens lost a game to the Redskins during the regular season and Baltimore went on […]

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Poor offensive performance dooms Ravens in 16-10 loss to Redskins

For the second time in a row, the Ravens (3-2) have fallen to the Redskins (3-2) in the “Beltway Battle.” With the exception of the first drive, which started off with impressive runs by running […]

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Ravens may have to rely on Tucker’s leg this Sunday against the Redskins

Baltimore has no time to worry about last week’s loss. The Ravens (3-1) need to get back to winning. Their next opponent is their Beltway rival, the Redskins (2-2), who are on a two-game winning […]

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Football: Mitchell’s dramatics, Randolph’s playmaking, leads No. 7 Gonzaga past No. 25 Georgetown Prep, 21-20

BETHESDA — After being down 17-0 in the third quarter on a day where seemingly nothing could fall their way, Gonzaga head coach Randy Trivers kept ushering his weathered Eagles through the mid-game crisis. “Never […]

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Redskins preseason Week 2 recap: McCoy, Ross impress in 22-18 win over Jets

Follow @ConnerDisotelle Whether the game counts or not, it’s always nice to watch your team win. It’s also nice knowing your franchise quarterback is going to be healthy. That’s because Kirk Cousins didn’t take a […]

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NFL preseason Week 1 recap: Cousins, Ravens backfield rock solid in first week of action

Football is back. And though it’s only the preseason, the exhibition slates are a win-win scenario for your team no matter what the result of the game is. The preseason gives your team an opportunity […]

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Column: Rams relocation to Los Angeles is more significant to Maryland than you may think

The sand is finally out of my clothes and my wicked farmer’s tan is finally beginning to fade. On July 16 of this year, I took a much needed vacation to California where I got […]

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Josh Norman makes debut on the NFL’s Top 100 list, ranked as the 11th best player in the game today

The best player on the Washington Redskins hasn’t played a single snap for them, yet. Josh Norman has made the Top 100 for the first time in his career, doing it in epic fashion. Norman […]

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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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A dream NFL postseason for Maryland

Stuck on a 3-hour plane flight? Going to be in the doctor’s office for the next hour or so? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. At this point in the offseason, NFL fans will read […]

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Trent Williams makes the NFL’s Top 100 list, rises two spots from last year

NFL offensive linemen are very seldom the center of attention. Trent Williams is an exception to that statement. “The best player at my position in the NFL today would be Trent Williams,” Joe Thomas said, […]

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Washington Redskins 2016 season prediction

You like that?! You like that?! It’s hard not to like a division title and a playoff appearance – two things that the Redskins were able to achieve last season. It all started when head […]

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Jordan Reed makes the NFL’s Top 100 list

Jordan Reed was a force to be reckoned with in 2015 and the rest of the players in the NFL took notice, as Reed was ranked No. 77 on this year’s Top 100 list. Just […]

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The Washington Capitals playoff sorrow carries on

Follow @k_fadd Suppressed by the wreaking blow-horn that sounded sudden death, the Washington Capitals were stone cold in the throes of a welter, placed on center stage of another haunted ending. Braden Holtby laid flat on his […]

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For the Washington Capitals, this is it

The Washington Capitals will face-off with the rival Pittsburgh Penguins for Game 6 tonight at 8 PM. With the series sitting at 3-2 in favor of the Penguins, the President’s Cup winner is on the […]

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Redskins a potential landing spot for Josh Norman

Follow @StevenD_UMD On Wednesday, the Carolina Panthers decided to retract the franchise tag they placed on corner back Josh Norman, allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent and open to talks with any team. […]

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The time is now for Capitals to win a Stanley Cup

Follow @k_fadd There’s a chant you hear plenty of times at the Verizon Center from thousands of fans decked in red attire — C-A-P-S. CAPS! CAPS! CAPS! The Washington Capitals, otherwise known as the “Caps”, are historically notorious for […]

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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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Pre-Game Analysis: Washington Redskins vs Green Bay Packers

By Steven Dilsizian Today is the day. The Washington Redskins will host the Green Bay Packers at 4:40 PM for the final NFC wild card game of the day. This is an exciting time for […]

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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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Pre-Game Analysis: Washington Redskins vs Philadelphia Eagles

By: Steven Dilsizian At the beginning of the season, it is safe to say the majority of people did not see this coming but the Washington Redskins can clinch the NFC East today with a win […]

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Pre-Game Analysis: Washington Redskins vs Buffalo Bills

By: Steven Dilsizian After the website had been overhauled and redesigned, we are back on track with the NFC East leading Washington Redskins (6-7) hosting the Buffalo Bills (6-7) this Sunday at 1 PM. Washington […]

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Pre-game Analysis: Washington Redskins vs New Orleans Saints

The Washington Redskins (3-5) and New Orleans Saints (4-5) face off today at 1 PM in Landover, MD in a game the Redskins need to win. The Redskins head into today’s game coming off of a […]

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Pre-game Analysis: Washington Redskins vs New England Patriots

The 3-4 Redskins come into Foxborough, Massachusetts today with a little momentum. After coming off of a bye week following the franchises largest comeback victory against the Buccaneers, Washington has its toughest matchup of the […]

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Pre-game Analysis: Washington Redskins vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Redskins (2-4) will host the visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-3) at 1 PM in Landover, MD. Washington will be sporting their throwback uniforms today as a part of the Redskins annual Homecoming game. Coming […]

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Highlight Video: Gonzaga Vs. DeMatha

Eagles – 24 Stags – 14 Final

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Pre-game Analysis: Washington Redskins vs New York Jets

At 1 PM, the Washington Redskins (2-3) will head to MetLife Stadium and face off against the recently well rested New York Jets (3-1).  For Washington, the injury bug has hit hard and will be […]

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Wizards Draft Grades

Ever since Ernie Grunfeld became the General Manager in 2003, draft night has been a night to forget for Wizard fans. He may have drafted current stars John Wall and Bradley Beal, but those were […]

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Are the Redskins finally on the right path?

Every offseason is the same in Washington. Coming off a losing season, the Redskins throw all of their money at big-name free-agents in hopes of making a quick turnaround. Some of the most famous examples […]

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Wizards Offseason Blueprint

The Wizards were a fingertip away from keeping their dreams alive of reaching the team’s first Eastern Conference Finals since 1979. Although they lost in the same round as last season, this finish felt different. […]

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