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Breaking Down the Biggest Trades on Deadline Day

Andrew Wild | Posted 10.01.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

Well, whatever we thought was plaguing front offices to make them so boring is apparently gone, because we got a whole lot of big time trades yesterday.

PHOTO: Nationals Fan Creates Beard For The Ages

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.22.2014 | Sports

Now this is how you earn your fan card, folks. Washington D.C. sports fan and self-described "avid beardsman" Eric Brooks made himself very easy to sp...

My Love Affair with Baseball

Rachel Verlik | Posted 09.14.2014 | Sports
Rachel Verlik

Baseball is halfway through the season and the All-Star Break is upon us. This lull in the normal game routine gives me my own hiatus to reflect upon what I love about baseball.

The Diamond Dogma: 10 Life Lessons Our Dads Taught Us Through Baseball

Josue Lopez Calderon | Posted 08.20.2014 | Sports
Josue Lopez Calderon

Baseball is the only sport where if you fail 7 out of 10 times you are considered successful, thus you have to learn how to get up from defeat.

WATCH: Cardinals Star Gets Dad Exactly What He Wanted

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports

St. Louis Cardinals slugger Matt Adams gave his dad exactly what he wanted for Father's Day. After Adams hit a homer in his second straight game s...

Don Zimmer and Baseball Lifers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Although there will never be another Don Zimmer with his unique collection of baseball memories and experiences, baseball itself will go on and 20 years from now it is possible that few fans will remember baseball without people like Bochy, Righetti, Hurdle or other newer baseball lifers.

An Open Letter to the Fans of the Washington Nationals and New York Mets Baseball Teams

Andrew Dudley | Posted 08.10.2014 | Green
Andrew Dudley

As you may know, on May 16 I made an appearance at the Washington Nationals and New York Mets baseball game. In the ninth inning, I walked onto the fi...

WATCH: MLB Player Is Grossed Out By Fan's Smelly Prank

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.28.2014 | Sports

Ewwwww. With Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond at the plate during a Memorial Day matinee, a man in the stands snagged the spotlight with ...

WATCH: Reds Needed 2 Game-Saving Catches To Win In Extras

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.20.2014 | Sports

Just when the Washington Nationals thought they had a walk-off hit, twice, the Cincinnati Reds' defense made a pair of game-saving catches to extend t...

WATCH: More Proof That Puig Will Flip Bat On Just About Anything

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.08.2014 | Sports

(Video via TheNatsBlogJoe)

LISTEN: MLB Manager Gets Rear-Ended During Radio Interview

Awful Announcing | Posted 05.07.2014 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing On Wednesday morning, Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams was rear-ended by another motorist while doing his ...

WATCH: Easter Bunny Takes Out Four Presidents

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.21.2014 | Sports

The Easter bunny decided to interrupt the Presidents Race on Sunday during the Washington Nationals' game against the St. Louis Cardinals. During the ...

GIF: Bryce Harper Didn't Get Off To A Great Start To The Season

Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper didn't get off to a very good start to the 2014 season. After recording a walk in his first at-bat, he took a s...

Play Ball! Play Ball! Instant Replay Makes Its Debut for Baseball's 2014 Season

Howard Barbanel | Posted 05.31.2014 | Sports
Howard Barbanel

As baseball season gets underway, fans, players, managers and umpires are faced with the specter of the game becoming both faster and slower thanks to the new instant replay rules that have been put in effect for the first time.

GIF: Mets Player Stuns Bryce Harper With Between-The-Legs Throw

Posted 03.24.2014 | Sports

New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy made an amazing between-the-legs throw to rob Bryce Harper of an infield single during a spring training ga...

Jon Ward

Jason Carter, Jimmy Carter's Grandson, Says He Is Not A 'National Democrat' | Jon Ward | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

Jason Carter, a 38-year-old Democratic state senator from Georgia, is running for governor of the Peach State this year against incumbent Gov. Nathan ...

A Big Year for 'Big Bill'

John G. Taft | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics
John G. Taft

In case you hadn't noticed, there was a resurgence of interest this past year in my great-grandfather, William Howard Taft, 27th President of the United States and the only President also to serve as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

To Be on Injured Reserve...

David Cleary | Posted 11.16.2013 | Sports
David Cleary

At all ages, no athlete wants to take him or herself off the field, and coaches don't want to force them. However, an already difficult situation becomes next to impossible when you add in the ever-compelling element of money.

Strike Three?

Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports

Home plate umpire Jim Joyce called Washington's Wilson Ramos out on strikes on a pitch that nearly landed in the dirt....

What Is a Pitcher For?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

On August 25th of this year, Matt Harvey, the star pitcher for the New York Mets, suffered an injury that will require Tommy John surgery and cost him the rest of this season and most of the next one.

WATCH: Catcher Takes Monster Hit At The Plate

Posted 09.05.2013 | Sports

Brandon Douglas of the Double-A Erie Seawolves (Tigers affiliate) looked more like a linebacker when he collided with Harrisburg catcher Brian Jerolom...

WATCH: Nats Catcher Makes Bizarre Error

Posted 09.03.2013 | Sports

Jimmy Rollins had teammate Chase Utley to thank for advancing to second base in the fourth inning of Philadelphia's win over Washington on Monday. Nat...

LOOK: MLB Player Signs Baby

Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

Fans will ask athletes to sign just about anything sometimes. Someone at Nationals Park tweeted a photo of Washington shortstop Ian Desmond on Wed...

WATCH: Two Marlins, One Base

Posted 08.29.2013 | Sports

Both Logan Morrison and Donovan Solano of the Miami Marlins ran to third base after Morrison was caught in a rundown on his way to home plate on Wedne...

WATCH: 57 MPH Pitch Freezes Werth

Posted 08.22.2013 | Sports

After Jayson Werth clubbed a home run in the third inning of Washington's 11-6 win over Chicago, it might not be that surprising for Cubs reliever Car...