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  • Legendary NFL player, actor Karras dies

    10/10/12 11:28 AM

    Alex Karras, the rugged lineman who anchored the Detroit Lions' defense in the 1960s, then went on to an acting career in which he starred in the sitcom "Webster" and famously punched a horse in the 1974 comedy "Blazing Saddles," died Wednesday.

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  • Daytime Nationals game frustrates fans

    10/10/12 5:23 AM

    The excitement of D.C.'s first home postseason game since the Senators lost the decisive Game 5 of the 1933 World Series has been tempered somewhat by two factors - the time the game is starting and the TV station it's on.

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  • Redskins release kicker Cundiff

    10/9/12 5:59 PM

    The Washington Redskins have released struggling kicker Billy Cundiff and replaced him with free agent Kai Forbath.

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  • Cardinals jump all over Nats in Game 2 rout

    10/9/12 1:01 PM

    The first ever playoff game at Nationals Park is coming Wednesday and it will be a crucial one. In Game 2 on Monday, St. Louis hitters battered Washington pitchers all day en route to a 12-4 victory to tie their NLDS 1-1.

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  • O's rookie outpitches Yankees veteran in Game 2 win

    10/9/12 9:06 AM

    Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte may be baseball's all-time leader in playoff wins, but he found himself outdueled by Orioles rookie Wie-Yin Chen in a 3-2 Baltimore victory. The win sends the series back to New York tied at 1-1.

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  • MLB Playoffs 2012: Nationals fans follow team to St. Louis

    10/8/12 5:31 PM

    Nats fans hoping to get an early look at their team showed up two hours early and waited along the third base line.

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  • Redskins fall to Falcons 24-17; RG3 goes out with injury

    10/7/12 9:49 PM

    Kirk Cousins took over for the injured Robert Griffin III and threw a 77-yard TD to Santana Moss to give the Redskins a fourth-quarter lead, but the fourth-round pick also threw two interceptions in the final two minutes.

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  • Nats win Game 1, beat Cards 3-2

    10/7/12 6:56 PM

    After scoring two runs in the 8th on Tyler Moore's 2-run, pinch hit single, the Nats brought in closer Drew Storen to finish off the Cardinals, 3 up, 3 down. The Nats lead the best-of-five series 1-0.

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  • Redskins take on unbeaten Falcons

    10/7/12 11:28 AM

    The Falcons should provide his toughest test yet as the Redskins begin a difficult stretch in their schedule.

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