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  • Poor Starts Plague Nationals During Home stand

    During the first six weeks of the season, the Washington Nationals starters basically carried a team who was still trying to get into an offensive rhythm.  Eventually, the staff would come back down to reality. When that occurred, it would be up to the batters to do their job at the plate. That ...

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  • Wizards Set to Offer Max Deal to Beal

    Despite playing no role in the ongoing playoffs, the Washington Wizards still managed to break into NBA news this week. Sources told The Washington Post on May 27 that the Wizards are set to offer shooting guard Bradley Beal a contract for the league maximum when free agency begins on July 1. A ...

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  • James Gang: Is This LeBron’s Best Team?

    The 2015-2016 Cleveland Cavaliers have risen from title contender to title favorite over the course of a dominant, two-month stretch. Cleveland raced to a 10-0 start in this year’s playoffs after two convincing wins over the Toronto Raptors last week in the start of the Eastern Conference ...

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  • Nationals Show Resolve, Start to Exorcise Demons vs. Mets

    The 2015 season for the Washington Nationals was summed up by its performances against the New York Mets.  Buoyed by a 6-4 record for the first 10 games of the season series, the Mets, when it was time for the playoff push, won six consecutive games to basically put the divisional race on ice ...

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  • O’s Start Strong on Long Road Trip

    The Baltimore Orioles knew they would be tested as they entered a long road game trip of nine straight games to be played on three separate opponents’ turfs from May 20 through May 29. Team manager Buck Showalter told reporters that the “common denominator” for winning teams ...

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  • Wizards Rebuild Won’t Include Draft Picks

    The NBA playoffs are just getting interesting but the Washington Wizards are getting focused on next season. Last week’s NBA lottery didn’t go Washington’s way and the team will forfeit its 2016 first round pick in this year’s draft to the Phoenix Suns as part of an ...

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  • Another Viewpoint: ‘The Good Ole Days’

    I was spending a little time perusing the events being reported on my boob tube when I caught a flash of Tiger Woods.  Tiger was standing on the tee of a par-3 hole at Congressional Country Club with a club in his hand.  There was no advertised event taking place so curiosity prevented me from ...

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  • D.C. Grays Are Ambassadors of Inner City Baseball

    For Major League Baseball to revive its popularity with urban kids the game needs ambassadors at the grass roots level who can connect with the next generation of players and fans.   In Washington, D.C. the game has connected with its future through two elite teams fueled by community support ...

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  • Who Will Win the Western Conference Finals?

    What else could an NBA fan ask for? The Western Conference Finals will be prime time matchup between two teams stocked with young all-stars and MVPs, as the Oklahoma City Thunder face the defending champion Golden State Warriors in a much-anticipated series beginning May 16. The matchup ...

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