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Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles runs the bases after his ninth inning two run home run against Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on July 7, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Heyman on Epic Twitter Typo: ‘I Was Trying to Say …’

Twitter is a dangerous place for someone with a quick trigger finger and a massive following, and Jon Heyman of CBS Sports became its latest victim on Sunday, when he accidentally ended a tweet with a hashtag completely unrelated to the sport he covers … or any sport.

07/09/2013

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Indian-Chief Who Defended ‘Redskins’ May Not Be Indian-Chief After All

The Redskins and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell may have a lot of egg to wipe off their collective face, after trusting testimony from a Maryland resident who may have made false proclamations of being an “American Inuit chief,” seemingly having misrepresented his definition of ‘chief.’

06/27/2013

NFL player Scott Fujita and former NFL player Steve Gleason attend The Giving Back Fund's 4th Annual Big Game Big Give Super Bowl Celebration on February 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Giving Back Fund)

Steve Gleason Clearly Not A Target for Public Ridicule

Professionally the three former sports talk radio show hosts who made fun of former Saints player Steve Gleason have been punished, by losing their jobs. Publicly, it’s now their turn to be mocked, as they they bear the full brunt of a nation’s scorn for their terrible bit.

06/18/2013

Robert Griffin III (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Is Redskins Name The One Media Storm RGIII Can’t Weather?

Outside pressures for RGIII to pick a side in the Redskins debate are mounting, as writers near and far flex false bravado with their ink muscles, gathering more reaction with every sentence, to try to trick him into talking. But does he really need to say anything? Or can he just ride out the storm?

05/31/2013

Mike Wise doin' a wacky. (Credit: @BlueShortsLIFE)

Mike Wise Steals ‘The RGIII Show’ During Nationally Televised Press Conference

There were a lot of people watching RGIII’s nationally televised press conference Thursday, but not many people understood what they were seeing when Washington Post columnist Mike Wise flashed across the screen, with his weird Native American shirt and a message that was hard to make out.

05/30/2013

Manager Davey Johnson of the Washington Nationals looks on during batting practice before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on May 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Davey Johnson Asks The Junkies Who Should DH in Baltimore

There are endless reasons why Davey Johnson is such a fan favorite in the baseball world, but bringing them inside the mind of a Major League manager, with how he should set his lineup for an American League park is just another sterling example of the transparency that makes him so beloved.

05/29/2013

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers shakes hands with Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals after a 5-0 victory in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 13, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Deflects Blame to ‘The League’ For Caps’ Early Exit

“I am not saying there was a phone call from [the league], but someone just wanted Game 7,” Alex Ovechkin told a reporter after the Caps’ Game 7 defeat, seemingly blaming the league for his team even being in an elimination game. But was officiating really Washington’s biggest issue?

05/14/2013

Aldrick Robinson #11 of the Washington Redskins celebrates a touchdown with Josh Morgan #15 against the New Orleans Saints during the season opener at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 9, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Josh Morgan Thrilled Snyder Took a Stand: ‘All I Know is the Redskins’

Just a day after Dan Snyder nearly broke the world with his powerful defiance against changing the Redskins name, he has support in a lifelong Redskins fan … Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan.

05/10/2013

Redskins owner Daniel M. Snyder. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Redskins Owner Dan Snyder on Name Debate: ‘We’ll Never Change the Name’

“We’ll never change the name. It’s simple. NEVER.” That’s what Redskins owner Daniel Snyder told USA Today Sports Thursday about the ongoing debate over the offensive nature of his team’s name, only with the added caveat, “you can use caps.”

05/09/2013

New York Mets pitches against the Chicago White Sox at Citi Field on May 7, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Former General Manager Would Take Matt Harvey Over Strasburg

Even with Stephen Strasburg off to a notably slow start for a guy expected to be among baseball’s elite, you’d still be hard pressed to a find a GM in the league who wouldn’t have the Nats hurler at the top of his wish list if he became available. But former GM Jim Duquette wouldn’t.

05/09/2013

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