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Nationals beat Red Sox 10-5 to avoid sweep

Nationals beat Red Sox 10-5 to avoid sweepThe Nationals beat the Boston Red Sox 10-5 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.
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  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
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Red Sox capitalize on poor fielding, top Nationals 8-7

Red Sox capitalize on poor fielding, top Nationals 8-7The Red Sox won 8-7 on Tuesday night as the Washington Nationals struggled in the field for the second straight game.
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  • 6 days ago
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'Courage' caps support relief for military families

'Courage' caps support relief for military familiesThe Caps' relationship with military men and women is part of the reason the team sells 'Courage' caps and t-shirts.
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  • 1 week ago
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Capitals face Islanders in Stanley Cup playoffs

Capitals face Islanders in Stanley Cup playoffsThe Washington Capitals will face the New York Islanders in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Spieth shoots 64 for 2-stroke lead on Day 1 of Masters

Spieth shoots 64 for 2-stroke lead on Day 1 of MastersJordan Spieth kept up his hot play on the PGA Tour with a brilliant opening round at the Masters.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Orioles trade reliever Ryan Webb to Dodgers

Orioles trade reliever Ryan Webb to DodgersThe Baltimore Orioles have traded right-handed reliever Ryan Webb to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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'Back in the Saddle,' Harvey leads Mets past Nationals 6-3

'Back in the Saddle,' Harvey leads Mets past Nationals 6-3The New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 6-3 Thursday.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Holtby blanks Bruins again, Capitals win 3-0

Holtby blanks Bruins again, Capitals win 3-0The Washington Capitals defeated the Bruins 3-0 on Wednesday night.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Zimmerman's HR, defense back Zimmermann, Nats top Mets 2-1

Zimmerman's HR, defense back Zimmermann, Nats top Mets 2-1Ryan Zimmerman's two-run homer and pair of nifty defensive plays lifted the Nationals past the Mets 2-1.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Odorizzi helps Rays beat Orioles 2-0 and avoid sweep

Odorizzi helps Rays beat Orioles 2-0 and avoid sweepTampa Bay avoided a season-opening sweep with a 2-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Bradley Beal scores 21 points, Wizards beat 76ers

Bradley Beal scores 21 points, Wizards beat 76ersthe Washington Wizards shot a franchise-record 65.3 percent from the field in their 119-90 victory over the 76ers.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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With 10 picks, Ravens might treat NFL draft as swap-meet

With 10 picks, Ravens might treat NFL draft as swap-meetComing off a 10-6 season, the Ravens have 10 selections in the draft that runs from April 30 through May 2.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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New VCU men's hoops coach Wade: 'Havoc still lives here'

New VCU men's hoops coach Wade: 'Havoc still lives here'New VCU men's basketball coach Will Wade says not much will change about the Rams' playing style.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Orioles hold on after 4-run 1st, beat Rays 6-5

Orioles hold on after 4-run 1st, beat Rays 6-5The Baltimore Orioles hung on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5.
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VCU hires former Smart assistant Will Wade as coach

VCU hires former Smart assistant Will Wade as coachVCU has hired former assistant Will Wade to replace Smart as its basketball coach.
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Orioles hit 3 homers in season-opening win over Rays

Orioles hit 3 homers in season-opening win over RaysThe Baltimore Orioles hit three homers while spoiling Tampa Bay's debut under rookie manager Kevin Cash with a 6-2 win.
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Orioles open season with Hardy and Wieters on disabled list

Orioles open season with Hardy and Wieters on disabled listThe Baltimore Orioles have placed four players on the disabled list.
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UMD Terps in the Final Four! Follow w/ Diane Roberts

UMD Terps in the Final Four! Follow w/ Diane RobertsDiane Roberts is on the road covering the Maryland Terrapins. Follow along for updates on the Women's Final Four.
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Brouwer's shootout goal leads Capitals past Canadiens 5-4

Brouwer's shootout goal leads Capitals past Canadiens 5-4Alex Ovechkin scored his 473rd and 474th career goals in a Capitals' 5-4 shootout win over Montreal.
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Wood pitches well for Braves in 6-5 win over Orioles

Wood pitches well for Braves in 6-5 win over OriolesThe Atlanta Braves beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Thursday night.
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AP source: Texas to meet with VCU's Smart to present offer

AP source: Texas to meet with VCU's Smart to present offerTexas' AD is scheduled to travel Thursday to meet with VCU coach Shaka Smart to make an offer to coach the Longhorns.
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Orioles and Pirates play to 3-3 tie in 10 innings

Orioles and Pirates play to 3-3 tie in 10 inningsThe Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates played to a 3-3 tie in 10 innings Wednesday night.
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Gortat's double-double leads Wizards past 76ers 106-93

Gortat's double-double leads Wizards past 76ers 106-93The Washington Wizards defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 106-93 on Wednesday night.
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Marlins touch up Nats' Zimmermann for 8 runs in 8-0 romp

Marlins touch up Nats' Zimmermann for 8 runs in 8-0 rompThe Miami Marlins roughed up Jordan Zimmermann in an 8-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.
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Utilityman Kevin Frandsen cut by Nationals

Utilityman Kevin Frandsen cut by NationalsUtilityman Kevin Frandsen has been put on unconditional release waivers by the Washington Nationals.
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Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon to start season on DL

Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon to start season on DLWashington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon will start the season on the disabled list.
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Melo Trimble to return for sophomore season

Melo Trimble to return for sophomore seasonMaryland's freshman superstar, Melo Trimble will be back for his sophomore season.
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McDonald's All-American Game to feature UMD recruits

McDonald's All-American Game to feature UMD recruitsThe McDonald's All-American Games, which highlight the best of the best in high school basketball, tip off on Wednesday.
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Ravens sign QB Matt Schaub to 1-year contract

Ravens sign QB Matt Schaub to 1-year contractThe Baltimore Ravens have signed quarterback Matt Schaub to a one-year contract.
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Terps are back in College Park & Final Four bound

Terps are back in College Park & Final Four boundThe Maryland Women have returned from Spokane Washington and their defeat of the University of Tennessee, the Lady Vols.
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Georgetown junior D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera enters NBA draft

Georgetown junior D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera enters NBA draftGeorgetown guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is skipping his senior year and will submit his name for the NBA draft.
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Orioles and Rays play to 6-6, 10-inning tie

Orioles and Rays play to 6-6, 10-inning tieThe Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles played to a 6-6 tie in 10 innings Monday.
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Orioles shortstop Hardy likely to begin season on DL

Orioles shortstop Hardy likely to begin season on DLBaltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy will likely begin the season on the disabled list.
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Nationals reliever Storen out with blister in loss to Cards

Nationals reliever Storen out with blister in loss to CardsWashington Nationals closer Drew Storen exited early because of a blister on his right big toe Monday.
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Serena Williams to play in 40th season of World Team Tennis

Serena Williams to play in 40th season of World Team TennisSerena Williams will return to the Washington Kastles in the 40th season of World Team Tennis.
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Mary Washington University rugby team suspended over chant

Mary Washington University rugby team suspended over chantThe University of Mary Washington has suspended activities for its men's rugby team.
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PHOTOS: AU men's basketball team headed for championships

PHOTOS: AU men's basketball team headed for championshipsAmerican University Men's Basketball team left for the Patriot League Championships Tuesday afternoon where they will play Lafayette for a spot in the NCAA.
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PHOTOS: Vistation defeats St. Stephen's/St. Agnes 82-28

PHOTOS: Vistation defeats St. Stephen's/St. Agnes 82-28Visitation defeats St. Stephen's/St. Agnes 82-28 in Friday's game, advancing to the ISL semifinals.
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PHOTOS: Local volleyball tournament draws national scouts

PHOTOS: Local volleyball tournament draws national scoutsKelly McCCaddin, one of American University’s top scorers. She played volleyball in the Capitol Hill Classic for four years. The AU volleyball coach first saw her at the event and offered her a scholarship.
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How 19 sports teams got their names

How 19 sports teams got their namesHere are the strange but true stories of how 19 sports teams got their names, as reported by FortheWin/USA Today Sports.
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PHOTOS: What if this year's Super Bowl was back in NYC?

PHOTOS: What if this year's Super Bowl was back in NYC?NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 26: The New York City skyline is shrouded in snow on January 26, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Much of the Northeast is bracing for a major winter storm which is expected to bring blizzard conditions and 10 to 30 inches of snow. ...
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PHOTOS: Wizards-Knicks Christmas Day

PHOTOS: Wizards-Knicks Christmas DayDec 25, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Washington Wizards power forward Nene Hilario (42) drives past New York Knicks small forward Carmelo Anthony (7) during the first quarter at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: NFL Cheerleaders (Week 16)

PHOTOS: NFL Cheerleaders (Week 16)Dec 20, 2014; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins cheerleaders dance on the field during a stoppage in play against the Philadelphia Eagles at FedEx Field. The Redskins won 27-24. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: Redskins-Eagles (Week 16)

PHOTOS: Redskins-Eagles (Week 16)Dec 20, 2014; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden on the field before the game between the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: Redskins-Giants (Week 15)

PHOTOS: Redskins-Giants (Week 15)Dec 14, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden talks with Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy (16) before a game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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PHOTOS: Redskins-Rams (Week 14)

PHOTOS: Redskins-Rams (Week 14)Dec 7, 2014; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder on the field before the game between the Washington Redskins and the St. Louis Rams at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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PHOTOS: Caps refurbish Southeast Washington community rink

PHOTOS: Caps refurbish Southeast Washington community rinkA group of kids readies to play on the newly refurbished street hockey rink at the Watkins Elementary School and Recreation Center in Southeast Washington, D.C.
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PHOTOS: Ravens DL Haloti Ngata

PHOTOS: Ravens DL Haloti NgataNov 10, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (92) runs onto the field prior to the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: NFL cheerleaders (Week 13)

PHOTOS: NFL cheerleaders (Week 13)Nov 30, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans cheerleaders walk onto the field before a game against the Tennessee Titans at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: Redskins-Colts (Week 13)

PHOTOS: Redskins-Colts (Week 13)Nov 30, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy (16) is sacked for a loss in the first half by Indianapolis Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman (50) at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
College

PHOTOS: Artist rendering of new UMD $155M football facility

PHOTOS: Artist rendering of new UMD $155M football facilityThe University of Maryland Board of Regents' finance committee unanimously approved a $155 million plan to overhaul Cole Field House on Thursday.
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  • 5 months ago
NFL

PHOTOS: NFL Cheerleaders (Week 11)

PHOTOS: NFL Cheerleaders (Week 11)Nov 16, 2014; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins cheerleaders dance during a stoppage in play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half at FedEx Field. The Buccaneers won 27 - 7. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 5 months ago
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PHOTOS: NFL Cheerleaders (Week 10)

PHOTOS: NFL Cheerleaders (Week 10)Nov 9, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals cheerleaders perform against the St. Louis Rams at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Rams 31-14. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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PHOTOS: Redskins-Vikings (Week 9)

PHOTOS: Redskins-Vikings (Week 9)Nov 2, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Washington Redskins defensive end Jason Hatcher (97) celebrates his sack with linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (91) during the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY...
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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PHOTOS: Caps players play with cute puppies

PHOTOS: Caps players play with cute puppiesDmitry Orlov, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin.
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PHOTOS: Redskins-Cowboys #MNF

PHOTOS: Redskins-Cowboys #MNFOct 27, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy (16) throws prior to the game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
NBA

PHOTOS: Wizards unveil new alternate uniform for 2014-15

PHOTOS: Wizards unveil new alternate uniform for 2014-15The Wizards unveiled their new alternate jerseys for the 2014-15 NBA season.
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  • 6 months ago
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PHOTOS: NFL cheerleaders (Week 7)

PHOTOS: NFL cheerleaders (Week 7)Oct 19, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos cheerleaders perform prior to the game against the San Francisco 49ers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: NFL Cheerleaders (Week 6)

PHOTOS: NFL Cheerleaders (Week 6)Oct 9, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans cheerleaders perform during timeout from the game against the Indianapolis Colts at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: Redskins-Cardinals (Week 6)

PHOTOS: Redskins-Cardinals (Week 6)Oct 12, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald scores a touchdown against the Washington Redskins in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: Change the Redskins name protest in Arizona

PHOTOS: Change the Redskins name protest in ArizonaOct 12, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Native American indians protest the Washington Redskins name prior to the game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: Redskins-Seahawks (Week 5)

PHOTOS: Redskins-Seahawks (Week 5)Oct 6, 2014; Landover, MD, USA; A general view the Washington Redskins logo on the field prior to the game against the Seattle Seahawks at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: Ohio State at Maryland

PHOTOS: Ohio State at MarylandOct 4, 2014; College Park, MD, USA; The Maryland Terrapins take the field for their first BIG 10 conference game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Byrd Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: Nats-Giants NLDS Game 1

PHOTOS: Nats-Giants NLDS Game 1Oct 3, 2014; Washington, DC, USA;j Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper (34) hits a solo home run in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants in game one of the 2014 NLDS playoff baseball game at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: H.Darr Beiser-USA...
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PHOTOS: Redskins-Giants #TNF

PHOTOS: Redskins-Giants #TNFSep 25, 2014; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws the ball against the New York Giants in the first quarter at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes--#TNF Redskins-Giants on WUSA9

PHOTOS: Behind the scenes--#TNF Redskins-Giants on WUSA9Redskins great Dexter Manley joins WUSA9's Derek McGinty on the pregame show.
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