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Tough sledding: Wounded Warriors hit the ice

Fri Sep 19, 2014

Before NHL training camps kicked into full gear Friday, a group of Wounded Warriors played a different kind of hockey game. Full Story

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Did the Ravens know about Rice incident hours after it happened?

Sat Sep 20, 2014

The latest development in the discipline case of running back Ray Rice comes from an "Outside the Lines" report on ESPN that the Baltimore Ravens had full knowledge of the Feb. 15 elevator incident just hours after it occurred. Full Story

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Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

Fri Sep 19, 2014

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday. Full Story

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Nationals give Treinen start against Braves

Thu Sep 18, 2014

One day after clinching the NL East title, the Washington Nationals have given right-hander Blake Treinen a fill-in start against the Atlanta Braves. Full Story

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Cardinals' Dwyer arrested on assault charges

Thu Sep 18, 2014

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players. Full Story

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New Capitals coach Trotz has plans for Ovechkin

Thu Sep 18, 2014

Barry Trotz was late for an appointment because he was at the DMV, getting his first Virginia driver's license and plates. His son is enrolled in school, and he's lived in his new house long enough for the air conditioning to break down. He's not a Tennessee resident for the first time in 17 years, and the life upheaval was such that he didn't take his usual summer vacation in British Columbia. Full Story

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Pearce hits 2 HRs as champion Orioles beat Toronto

Wed Sep 17, 2014

The Baltimore Orioles had every right to experience a letdown just one night after clinching their first AL East title in 17 years. Full Story

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Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

Sat Sep 20, 2014

More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL's handling of players accused of crimes. Full Story

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Captain Kirk takes the reins

Sat Sep 20, 2014

The Redskins turn the offense over to Kirk Cousins as they face their toughest test of the season so far on the road in Philadelphia. Full Story

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Appeals judges skeptical of Bonds conviction

Fri Sep 19, 2014

Skeptical members of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals questioned the soundness of Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction for a rambling response to a grand jury in 2003 and left open the possibility they may throw out the verdict. Full Story

Vikings (AP)

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Column: In the NFL, only money talks

Thu Sep 18, 2014

With sponsors making vague threats and pulling merchandise, the Minnesota Vikings reversed course with Adrian Peterson. Is this a sign of impending widespread change across the league? Full Story

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Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

Wed Sep 17, 2014

ime NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury. Full Story

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Redskins' Jackson trying to get healthy for Philly

Fri Sep 19, 2014

DeSean Jackson wore a white visor instead of a helmet to practice. He sat on the stationary bicycle while his Washington Redskins teammates were stretching. Instead of pedaling, he slowly worked the handlebars back and forth, keeping the muscles loose in his sprained left shoulder. Full Story

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Abuse or discipline: Peterson case spurs cultural debate

Wed Sep 17, 2014

An author an advocate against child abuse says that thanks to Charles Barkley and Adrian Peterson the African-American community is having an honest conversation about the difference between child abuse and corporal punishment. Full Story

Navy (AP)

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Presto's Picks: Week 4

Fri Sep 19, 2014

WTOP's Dave Preston looks to continue his hot streak to open the season with picks for Maryland, Virginia Tech, Virginia and Navy. Full Story

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Florida State suspends Winston for entire game

Fri Sep 19, 2014

Top-ranked Florida State will face Clemson without Jameis Winston -- for the entire game and not just the first half. Full Story

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Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

Wed Sep 17, 2014

After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. Full Story

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Chiefs, Miami hope backup RBs can get them going

Fri Sep 19, 2014

When comparing Kansas City Chiefs running backs, it would seem Jamaal Charles has Knile Davis beaten by a mile -- or by 5,522 career yards rushing, which is actually 3.1 miles. Full Story