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  • Nationals dealing with injuries as they host Mets in opener

    Nationals dealing with injuries as they host Mets in opener
    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the season starts, shortstop Ian Desmond and the rest of the Washington Nationals are a popular pick to win their first World Series in what some think could be the current core's last hurrah. Their focus is much narrower at the...
  • Nats armed for run at ring

    Nats armed for run at ring
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper's reaction to the news that the Washington Nationals added Max Scherzer to an already-talented starting staff drew quite a lot of attention. "I just started laughing," Harper famously said. "I was like, `Where's my...
  • Joe Strauss: Cubs one-up Boras, players' union

    Opening Day is two sunrises away, something that unfailingly provides a platform for the Bad Poets Society to go all mushy about baseball's timeless beauty. Of course this season the commissioner's office will put the game on the clock as an overdue...
  • Harper homers as Nationals barrage Marlins, 11-7

    Harper homers as Nationals barrage Marlins, 11-7
    VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and Jose Lobaton hit a three-run drive run in the eighth, one of seven home runs on a windy afternoon as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 11-7 Sunday. "Balls were...
  • Maryland's Trimble on watch list for Bob Cousy Award

     Maryland's Trimble on watch list for Bob Cousy Award
    College basketball   Maryland freshman guard Melo Trimble has been named to the watch list of candidates for the Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award, named for the Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic. Trimble, 6 feet 3, from Upper...
  • Jayson Werth to undergo shoulder surgery today

    Jayson Werth to undergo shoulder surgery today
    Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth will undergo surgery on the acromioclavicular joint in his right shoulder on Friday and will require two to three months of rehabilitation, which could put the veteran's availability for opening day in...
  • Blast beats Wave again, this time with rally

    Blast beats Wave again, this time with rally
    Indoor soccer The Blast earned a weekend sweep of the Wave, beating Milwaukee, 14-10, on Saturday night at Royal Farms Arena after winning, 13-8, on Friday. This time, the Blast used a different script. On Friday, the Blast held on after leading 11-0 at...
  • Hopkins loses, 1-0, in NCAA women's soccer semifinal

    Hopkins loses, 1-0, in NCAA women's soccer semifinal
    Colleges The Johns Hopkins women's soccer team had plenty of chances, but the goals didn't come, and the Blue Jays fell to the Williams College Ephs, 1-0, in the NCAA Division III semifinal Friday night at Swope Soccer Village in Kansas City, Mo....
  • Orioles' Dan Duquette named Sporting News Executive of the Year

    Orioles' Dan Duquette named Sporting News Executive of the Year
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette was named the Sporting News Executive of the Year on Monday evening at the general managers' meetings in Phoenix. Duquette built an Orioles team that won 96 games and claimed the American League East...
  • Nats GM: 'No basis' to report on trade talks with Cubs on Zimmermann

    Nats GM: 'No basis' to report on trade talks with Cubs on Zimmermann
    PHOENIX -- Washington general manager Mike Rizzo said he called starter Jordan Zimmermann to assure him there was no truth to a report the Nationals were in talks with the Cubs about a potential trade. “I did reach out to 'Zim' after it came out,&...
  • Of pitch counts, money and noise pollution in 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO — We have covered a number of topics here every Sunday since I began writing this last March, from the megabucks Dodgers' going Hollywood to the legacy of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team. We looked at how the death of...