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Mayor Gray Has Bet With St. Louis Mayor

Posted 10.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia voting rights advocates have a small stake in the Nationals beating the St. Louis Cardinals in the current National...

Cards Beat Down Nats To Tie Series

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.08.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Three hits and an excruciating loss one day, double-digit runs and a laugher the next. The St. Louis Cardinals have been that type o...

LIVE: Nationals vs. Cardinals

Bleacher Report | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

The Washington Nationals will be looking to take a 2-0 lead on the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday when the two squads square off at 4:37 p.m. ET on TBS...

Nationals Rally Past Defending Champs

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.07.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Rookies in the postseason, the Washington Nationals played like poised veterans. The Nationals escaped a bases-loaded jam in the se...

Bernanke: 'Many Of Us In Washington Could Learn A Thing Or Two From The Nationals'

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Federal Reserve chief and avid baseball fan Ben Bernanke saluted the playoff-bound Washington Nationals on Friday as an ...

Wilbon Apologizes

Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

The Great DC Sportswriter Squabble of 2012 began when ESPN analyst and former Washington Post columnist Mike Wilbon described the Beltway sports scene...

Nats Hope To Revive Excitement Of 1924

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- They stormed to the top of the league the year after a losing season, had a star pitcher who was the subject of intense national discuss...

NLDS First Look: Nationals vs. Cardinals

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

A look at the best-of-five National League division series between the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals: ___ ...

Wilbon Trashes DC Sports Fans (And Then The Feuding Begins)

Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing What if I told you the nastiest media feud of the year started with an innocuous Washington DC based edition of ESP...

From Babe Ruth to the Washington Nationals

Bill Marriott | Posted 12.05.2012 | Impact
Bill Marriott

As National's playoffs get underway, it's fun to look back on some of the greatest players and look forward to the role baseball can play in shaping the lives of our inner city youth.

MLB Playoffs Schedule

Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

The 2012 MLB Playoffs have arrived. After a grueling 162-game season, each of the remaining teams have distinguished themselves from the crowd. The ac...

McCain Jokes About End Of 'Massive Left Wing Conspiracy'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Calling it the defeat of a "massive left wing conspiracy," Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) hailed the monumental win by former President Teddy Roosevelt --...

Nats Clinch

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Thanks to strong pitching from Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper's burst of energy and Adam LaRoche's slugging, the ...

Nats Cut Magic Number Down To 1

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Michael Morse circled the bases for a grand slam after taking an imaginary swing, and the Washington Nationals cut their magic numbe...

Don't Let Teddy Win

Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.28.2012 | DC
Brandon Wetherbee

The Nationals are rumored to finally let Teddy win the President's Race. This appears to be good. This may be bad.

Nats, Rangers Closing In

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

-- Here's how the pennant races look with six days to go: _ CLOSING IN: Washington and Texas can wrap up division titles this weekend. Both teams ha...

Harper Hits No. 20 In Nats Win

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- All that chasing has taken a toll on the Philadelphia Phillies. Bryce Harper hit his 20th homer, Ian Desmond and Kurt Suzuki also con...

Nationals' Magic Number Is..

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- According to Washington right fielder Jayson Werth, the way an intense, September afternoon sun turns fly balls at Nationals Park into a...

2012's Most Unhittable Pitch Is..

FanGraphs | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports

Shortly after the Mariners made the mistake of trading Brandon Morrow for Brandon League and another guy, it was noted by the Mariners’ front office...

Obama's World Series Prediction

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 09.21.2012 | Sports

WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- President Barack Obama is offering his prediction for the upcoming World Series. Obama says during a campaign stop in Virginia tha...

How to Buy Nats Playoff Tickets

Posted 09.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Nats are in the playoffs! Tickets for individual playoffs games went on sale on Friday morning. Buy your tickets online here or b...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 11.21.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The Washington Nationals clinch the first Washington baseball postseason appearance since 1933. The Cincinnati Reds also clinch a postseason berth.

WELCOME BACK: Nats Bring Playoffs Back To DC

AP | Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals brought postseason baseball back to the nation's capital for the first time since 1933, earning a playoff ...

This Man Won't Leave Nats Fans Stranded After Midnight

Posted 09.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While he didn't provide many details, District of Columbia Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) has reassured baseball fans that Metrorai...

Braves Cut Into Nationals' Lead

AP | By PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 09.17.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA -- The Washington Nationals are still in fairly comfortable position. But the Atlanta Braves are intent on making the NL East leaders sweat a...