6:07 PM EDT, Wed August 15, 2018
17 hours ago

Gant homers, pitches Cardinals to 6-4 win over Nationals

John Gant homered for his first major league hit and pitched one-run ball into the 6th inning, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 6-4 on Tuesday night for their season-high 7th consecutive victory.
23 hours ago

Nationals place Madson on DL with back injury

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Washington Nationals have placed reliever Ryan Madson on the 10-day disabled list with a back injury. Madson surrendered David Bote’s game-ending grand slam in Sunday night’s 4-3 loss to the…
Aug 14, 2018

Jets coach Bowles reflects on playing days with Redskins

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Helping Todd Bowles get a Super Bowl ring was just the beginning of Doug Williams’ lifelong assistance for the New York Jets head coach. Their relationship goes back to 1986 when…
Aug 14, 2018

Redskins release veteran cornerback Orlando Scandrick

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins made a surprise move three weeks into training camp by releasing veteran cornerback Orlando Scandrick. Scandrick signed a two-year deal with Washington in March after being cut by…
Aug 14, 2018

Nats walked off again, this time by Cards’ DeJong

Paul DeJong handed the Washington Nationals their second straight walk-off loss, capping a back-and-forth finish with a game-ending solo homer in the ninth inning of the St. Louis Cardinals' 7-6 victory Monday night.
Aug 12, 2018

Bote’s grand slam in 9th lifts Cubs over Nationals 4-3

Pinch-hitter David Bote smashed a grand slam against Ryan Madson with two outs in the 9th inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday Night Baseball.
Aug 12, 2018

Jets and Redskins a study in contrasts at QB

The Redskins hosted the New York Jets on Sunday for the first of three joint practices, the scene of a contrast between two organizations that took divergent paths to solve their quarterback situations.
Aug 12, 2018

Redskins and Jets brawl in joint practice

During the first 11-on-11 session of the day for the Redskins offense, a Jets defender went low on Morgan Moses. Some players felt the move was a cheap shot, and a fight ensued.
Aug 11, 2018

Zimmerman 2 HRs off shaky Lester, Nationals trounce Cubs 9-4

Zimmerman hit two home runs off a shaky Lester and tied a career high with six RBIs, sending the Washington Nationals over Chicago 9-4.
Aug 11, 2018

Guice injury mean opportunity for Redskins’ other RBs

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden doesn't expect to go looking for another running back after losing promising rookie Derrius Guice to a torn ACL in his left knee in the preseason opener.
Aug 10, 2018

Heyward’s single, Rizzo’s walk lift Cubs over Nationals 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward broke up a no-hitter with a tying two-run single in the sixth inning, Anthony Rizzo drew a bases-loaded walk in the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals…
Aug 10, 2018

Cubs’ Maddon ejected from game against Nationals

Joe Maddon got tossed during the seventh inning Friday for arguing an interference call against Willson Contreras running out a ground ball
Aug 10, 2018

Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

The Burgundy and Gold announced that their rookie running back will miss the entire season with a torn ligament in his knee.
Aug 9, 2018

Brady, Smith sit as Patriots beat Redskins 26-17

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Colt McCoy outplayed Brian Hoyer in a scrimmage of backup quarterbacks, while Tom Brady and Alex Smith stayed on the sidelines counting their money. On the day that the Patriots reportedly…
Aug 9, 2018

Nationals top Braves 6-3, Gio Gonzalez ends personal skid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gio Gonzalez pitched seven strong innings and earned his first victory since May 28 to help the Washington Nationals defeat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 Thursday to secure a four-game split. The Nationals…