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  • If they all stay healthy: After Scherzer's $210 million deal, Nationals think big

    Forgive Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner if he got swept up in the scene. Speaking after a news conference Wednesday to announce the addition — via a $210 million, seven-year contract — of 2013 AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer,...
  • Max Scherzer: 'Winning' is reason he signed with Nationals

    Max Scherzer is officially a former Tiger. The right-hander was introduced by the Washington Nationals Wednesday, shortly after the team announced his seven-year, $210-million deal. "When you look at the short term and long term, this is the...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Buckle up, it should be a wild ride to the finish

    September is always the best month of the baseball season, and with tight races in four of the six divisions and in both wild-card hunts, it could be one of the more memorable finishes in years. Here are a few things to watch as we head into the stretch...
  • Rollins, Revere pace Phillies over Nationals

    WASHINGTON —Jimmy Rollins had three hits, two steals and drove in a run and Ben Revere had four hits and scored twice as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 10-4 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series. Rollins...