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Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ryan Zimmerman’s 5 Best Walk-Off Home Runs

Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman has made a career of the walk-off home run. He was at it again this week against the New York Yankees, sending an Andrew Miller pitch off the foul pole in right field in the 10th inning to give Washington an 8-6 win.

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Mike Shanahan Opens Up About RGIII, Snyder, Read-Option

Former Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said on Friday that neither Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III nor owner Dan Snyder ever felt comfortable with the 2012 zone-read offense that helped the team reach the playoffs.

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Preston Smith #91 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs celebrates a sack during the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on October 25, 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Strong First Impression by Redskins Rookie Linebacker Preston Smith

Redskins rookie Preston Smith spent his first week in the NFL absorbing as much information as possible.


Jamison Crowder #3 of the Duke Blue Devils spins out of a tackle during their game against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Wallace Wade Stadium Stadium on November 15, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Redskins Draft Pick Jamison Crowder Shines at Rookie Camp

Jamison Crowder is the smallest of the Redskins’ 2015 draft picks. He stands 5-foot-8. He weighs 180 pounds. He does not have the biggest hands or the longest arms and his 40-yard dash time at the NFL Scouting Combine in February was disappointing.


Redskins First-Round Draft Pick Brandon Scherff

Redskins Rookie Brandon Scherff Begins Switch to Right Tackle

The lessons are already beginning for Redskins offensive lineman Brandon Scherff.


Redskins Select Brandon Scherff with Fifth Overall Pick in 2015 NFL Draft

Redskins Draft Picks Learn Early Lessons at Rookie Minicamp

A week of classroom instruction and on-field work gave Redskins draft picks, practice squad veterans, undrafted free agents and rookie minicamp invites an idea of what awaits some of them this summer.


Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards looks on during the second half against the Atlanta Hawks at Verizon Center on May 15, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Hawks defeat the Wizards 94-91.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Wizards Season Ends in Game 6 Heartbreaker

The ball fell through the hoop and Verizon Center exploded. Paul Pierce had done it again.


Asdrubal Cabrera #3, Jayson Werth #28 and manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals look on in the ninth inning of their 3 to 1 loss to the San Francisco Giants in Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The 5 Worst D.C. Playoff Losses Since 1999

The latest soul-crushing playoff loss by a Washington, D.C. sports team has inspired a wave of morose statistics. And they are every bit as bad as you think they are.


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For Caps, Ovechkin and Backstrom Must Put Game 7 Struggles Behind Them

Four times during Alex Ovechkin’s career the Capitals have been one win away from advancing to the Eastern Conference finals. Four times they have left the ice devastated.


WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards walks to the bench during a timeout after laying on the court briefly against the Atlanta Hawks  during the second half in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 11, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Atlanta Hawks won, 106-101. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

In Game 4 Loss, Wizards Guard Bradley Beal Raises His Game

After a Game 4 loss against the Hawks, Wizards guard Bradley Beal says he needs to step up and lead the team during John Wall’s absence.