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  • NBA vet comes out as first openly gay pro athlete

    4/29/13 11:30 PM

    Jason Collins, a 34-year-old NBA player who most recently was a member of the Washington Wizards, has come out as gay in an article to be published in Sports Illustrated

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  • Eleanor Holmes Norton criticizes 'Redskins' name

    4/29/13 12:03 PM

    D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton came out against the Washington Redskins name on NewsTalk Monday morning.

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  • Slapshot rocks the red with Adam Caskey

    4/29/13 8:53 AM

    The Capitals hit the ice Monday at 11 a.m. to practice for Thursday's playoff opener against the New York Rangers, and Caps mascot Slapshot took some drills with ABC7's Adam Caskey at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.

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  • WIth logjam at QB, Jets cut Tebow loose

    4/29/13 8:36 AM

    Tebow became expendable after the Jets selected West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith in last week's NFL Draft. It left the team with six quarterbacks on its depth chart.

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  • Reds avoid sweep, beat Nats 5-2

    4/28/13 7:10 PM

    Tony Cingrani struck out a career-high 11 - including four in one inning - while pitching two-hit ball through the sixth, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Washington Nationals 5-2 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.

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  • Record-setting Harper powers Nats over Reds

    4/27/13 4:58 PM

    Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer and scored twice, Dan Haren had his best start of the young season Saturday, and the Nationals beat the Reds 6-3. Harper's two RBIs gave him 18, a Nationals record for April.

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  • Redskins draft NC State's Amerson, Florida's Reed

    4/27/13 3:07 PM

    The Redskins selected cornerback David Amerson of North Carolina State in the second round of the NFL draft. The Redskins selected tight end Jordan Reed of Florida in the third round, 85th overall. 

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  • Nats hold Reds to one hit, again

    4/26/13 11:12 PM

    Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals limited the Cincinnati Reds to one hit for the second straight game in a 1-0 victory on Friday night. It was the first time the Reds managed just one hit in consecutive games since July 5-6, 1900.

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  • Capitals first round opponent comes down to final weekend

    4/26/13 9:29 AM

    We now know which eight teams will compete for an Eastern Conference championship in this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs. We still don't know who the Capitals will play in the first round, though.

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  • You again! Rangers, Capitals ready for another playoff battle

    4/29/13 6:16 PM

    If, as they say, familiarity breeds contempt, then the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have a whole lot of bitterness inside them. Four playoff encounters in five seasons will do that to a pair of longtime rivals.

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  • Capitals/Rangers: By the numbers

    4/29/13 8:58 AM

    Caps vs. Rangers. Red, white and blue vs. blue, red and white.

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  • Capitals-Rangers Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule released

    4/29/13 8:52 AM

    The Caps got the "what" out of the way earlier in the week and found out the "who" and "where" last night. Now they know the "when." The only thing left is to play the games.

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  • Caps beat Boston 3-2 in OT after trailing 0-2

    4/29/13 8:34 AM

    The Capitals had nothing at stake Saturday night, already having clinched the SE Division championship and landing the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference. And as of Saturday, the Caps know their opponent for the first round of the playoffs next week: the New York Rangers.

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  • Intriguing draft overshadowed by RGIII's calisthenics

    4/28/13 4:50 PM

    The Redskins cornered the market on ball hawks and FSU players who've been through career-threatening injuries, and gambled on Bacarri Rambo, who failed two drug tests in college. But seeing evidence of Robert Griffin III's recovery meant more to the fans at the stadium.

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  • Redskins draft another ball hawk

    4/27/13 3:44 PM

    A first-team All-American at Fresno State, Safety Phillip Thomas was picked in the fourth round on Saturday, No. 119 overall. The Redskins have now drafted the last two players to lead major college football in interceptions.

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  • Chargers take Manti Te'o in 2nd round of NFL draft

    4/27/13 7:42 AM

    Unconcerned about a hoax involving a fake girlfriend and a flop in the national championship game that have dogged Te'o for four months, San Diego Chargers rookie general manager Tom Telesco moved up seven spots in the second round to draft the Notre Dame linebacker on Friday night.

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  • Caps Red Line - Episode 9

    4/26/13 12:48 PM

    Check out this week's edition of Caps Red Line, during which Jack Hillen takes us on a ride and the team visits with fans at Six Flags.

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  • After sitting out first round, Redskins ready for Draft

    4/26/13 9:20 AM

    After sitting out Thursday's first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins are primed to jump into the fray on Friday during Friday's second round.

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