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Washington Post 11 mins ago

Nats Journal: Gio Gonzalez: Mike Trout stopper?

Mike Trout has become the consensus best player in baseball, a hitter scouts, seamheads and statisticians can love in equal measures. He can do everything there is to do on a baseball field, but there is one thing he hasn’t done yet that he will have a chance to change Wednesday night: reach base against Gio Gonzalez. Read full article >>
Baltimore Sun 11 mins ago

New Maryland football assistants' contracts reflect new landscape

Studrawa, McCardell, Wilt were hired in JanuaryThe contracts awarded to Maryland’s three newest assistant football coaches reflect the school’s move to the Big Ten and the sport’s shifting postseason landscape.

Opinions on the Redskins’ 2013 rookies, from this time last year

With the benefit of a rookie year’s worth of hindsight, the Washington Redskins appear to have had a pretty nice 2013 draft class, finding a potential Pro Bowl talent in tight end Jordan Reed, a cornerback expected to start, in David Amerson, and four other players who are expected to compete for roles this season. […]
MASN Sports 1 hour ago

The blame starts with the starting pitching - School of Roch

I'm here to offer a few simple facts and check whether you like your eggs scrambled or over easy. The starting pitching has to get better. Period. New graph. Bash the bullpen for allowing a pair of three-run homers in...
CSN Washington 5 hours ago

How did the Wizards win Game 2? Ron Thompson explains

How did the Wizards fend off the Bulls and come away with a Game 2 victory? CSN's Ron Thompson explains on SportsTalk Live.
Northwest Herald 5 hours ago

Wizards beat Bulls in OT to take 2-0 lead

CHICAGO – Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Baltimore Sun 5 hours ago

Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer

Pujols makes history with two home runs in a 7-2 win over the Washington Nationals, and his hot start to the season signals that he's far from finished.WASHINGTON — It was a majestic blast, exploding off the bat as if shot from a cannon, and as the ball arced its way toward the outer reaches of Nationals Park, it looked as if it might put a dent in the Capitol dome beyond the left-field wall.
CSN Washington 5 hours ago

Augustin alters Wizards plan - for the better

D.J. Augustin had the Wizards scrambling on defense, but that all changed when Randy Wittman made a bold defensive change.
Chicago Sun-Times 6 hours ago

Bulls lose first two games at home; Wizards earn OT win

All the talk of do-or-die and statement games, that’s for “you guys,’’ Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau pointed out to the media on Tuesday. Never mind that it was one of his own players who called the Game 2 against the Washington Wizards a “must-win’’ just hours earlier. No, in Thibodeau’s world where you’re either in or out of the circle, this best-of-seven first-round series is not about one game as much as it is about correcting mistakes and letting...
CSN Washington 6 hours ago

Kirk Hinrich's missed FTs seal Wizards Game 2 win (VIDEO)

Kirk Hinrich's two missed free throws with only seconds remaining on Tuesday night helped Washington escape with a 101-99 win over Chicago in Game 2. Watch here.

Wizards-Bulls Game 2: Postgame analysis

Game 2 of the seven-game series between the Washington Wizards and Chicago Bulls is in the books. Here’s what played into the final result: WHAT HAPPENED: After squandering an early lead, the Wizards clawed back behind Bradley Beal’s 26 points and seven rebounds to pull out a 101-99 overtime win and go up 2-0 on […]
Washington Post 6 hours ago

Wiz Insider: Wizards-Bulls Game 2: Postgame analysis

Game 2 of the seven-game series between the Washington Wizards and Chicago Bulls is in the books. Here’s what played into the final result: WHAT HAPPENED: After squandering an early lead, the Wizards clawed back behind Bradley Beal’s 26 points and seven rebounds to pull out a 101-99 overtime win and go up 2-0 on Chicago in the series. Read full article >>
Washington Post 7 hours ago

Nats Journal: How Tom Sherrill caught Albert Pujols’s 500th home run, gave up the ball

Tom Sherrill, a California native, was in Washington this week of Air Force training. Along with a fellow serviceman, the 29-year-old staff sergeant decided to catch the second game of the Nationals-Angels series on Tuesday night. The longtime Angels fan walked up to a ticket stand and bought one for a seat in the left field bleachers. But after Angels slugger Albert Pujols smashed career home run No. 499 off Nationals starter Taylor Jordan in the first inning, Sherrill decided to switch seats for No. 500 on a hunch. Read full article >>

How Tom Sherrill caught Albert Pujols’s 500th home run, gave up the ball

Tom Sherrill, a California native, was in Washington this week of Air Force training. Along with a fellow serviceman, the 29-year-old staff sergeant decided to catch the second game of the Nationals-Angels series on Tuesday night. The longtime Angels fan walked up to a ticket stand and bought one for a seat in the left […]

Rapid Reaction: Wizards 101, Bulls 99 (OT)

CHICAGO -- Let's take a quick look at how the Washington Wizards earned a 101-99 overtime win over the Chicago Bulls in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. The Wizards lead the series 2-0. How it happened: Bradley Beal had a game-high 26 points to lead the Wizards back from a 10 point fourth-quarter deficit. Nene had another solid outing for the Wizards, chipping in with 17 points and seven rebounds. D.J. Augustin had a nice bounce-back game for the Bulls with a team-high 25 points and seven assists.

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