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Nationals Beat White Sox 8-7, Beckham Injured

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 04.10.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham's injured left wrist was hurting him even while he simply stood still in the clubhouse T...

Magnus Carlsen Plays Vishy Anand for the World Chess Title

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 06.07.2013 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

The world's top-rated chess player Magnus Carlsen of Norway qualified from the Candidates tournament in London to challenge the reigning champion Vishy Anand of India in the world championship match in the fall of this year.

WATCH: Dad Catches Home Run Ball While Holding Baby

Posted 04.08.2013 | Parents

It's no secret that parents are excellent multi-taskers -- when it comes to cooking dinner, answering emails, calming tantrums and helping with math h...

Will the Washington Nationals Be the Next Baseball Dynasty?

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

The team's 98 win season last year was no fluke. While the Nats made a big off-season acquisition by trading for Gio Gonzalez, one can really attribute their success to the big contributions by former first round picks Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper.

'I Felt Like I Was Making Love To My Hand'

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.04.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals are off to an excellent start. Their star pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivered a solid performance on Monday. 20...

Young Stars Lead Nationals

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- All it took was two at-bats on his first opening day in the majors for Bryce Harper to hit two homers – and hear some "M-V-P!" cha...

WATCH: Bryce Harper Opens Season With A Bang (And Another)

AP | Posted 06.01.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper is the youngest major leaguer to homer twice in his team's opening game of a season, deli...

Where To Get Opening Day Hot Dogs

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.02.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Play ball! The Washington Nationals' season starts today with a home game against the Miami Marlins. After a nail-biting 2012 season...

'Never Make Predictions... Especially About the Future': My 2013 MLB Picks

Ben Heisler | Posted 05.31.2013 | Sports
Ben Heisler

Everyone thinks of Yogi Berra as the quintessential baseball quote. He made you think, laugh and occasionally want to launch your head into a brick wall. But Casey Stengel, manager of 3,766 games in the Big Leagues never wasted any time getting to the point

Play Ball-Baseball Season Is Here Again!

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

This season, like all others, is full of possibility excitement and questions. Will this be the year the Yankees finally fall apart? How can Mike Trout top his extraordinary rookie season?

Nats Star Gets Free Burritos For Life

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.21.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Of all the benefits that come with being a star player on the Washington Nationals -- the $9.9 million contract, the magazine covers, th...

Soriano's Bad Day Works Out For Tigers

AP | Posted 03.19.2013 | Detroit

VIERA, Fla. -- Rafael Soriano had an outing to forget. The Detroit Tigers rallied for four runs off Washington's new closer in the seventh inning and...

10 Reasons We Can't Wait For Spring

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.08.2013 | DC

Is there any better time of year to live in Washington, D.C. than spring? Cherry blossoms blooming, festivals abounding, patio dining plentiful.... ...

Inside MLB's Dominican Sweatshop System

Mother Jones | Posted 03.04.2013 | Sports

The baseball men started coming around when Yewri Guillén was 15. Like thousands of other boys in the Dominican Republic, he had been waiting for the...

Hollywood Claims Nats Star As Victim

Posted 02.27.2013 | DC

Gio Gonzales is having a rough 2013. Last season the left-hander led the league with 21 wins, went to the All-Star Game and help bring the National...

Five Questions for the 2013 Baseball Season

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.15.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball is, among other things, a game of questions. As each new year begins there are significant questions facing baseball that address deeper issues facing the game.

Nats Star Vents About PED Report

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 04.14.2013 | Sports

VIERA, Fla. — Gio Gonzalez arrived at spring training with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday and maintained he has not used performance-enhanc...

A Golden Age for Baseball in the Golden State

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball has been experiencing an interesting power shift over the last few years. Just as complaints about east coast bias in baseball coverage became widespread, east coast baseball began to get a lot less interesting.

Who Will Race With George, Thomas, Abe And Teddy?

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 01.27.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Nationals announced a new addition to the team via Twitter on Thursday. The player was not scouted, nor is he expected to make a...

Report: Nats Bolster Bullpen

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 01.16.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Reliever Rafael Soriano and the Washington Nationals reached agreement pending a physical on a $28 million, two-year contract that inclu...

Two Stars, Two Teams, Opposite Philosophies

Washington Post | Thomas Boswell | Posted 01.09.2013 | Sports

The cases of Stephen Strasburg and Robert Griffin III differ in many ways. But in several of the most important aspects they are utterly identical....

VOTE: Who Should Win The NL Cy Young Award?

Posted 11.14.2012 | Sports

While there were several superlative pitching performances in the National League -- there were five starters who had an ERA under 3.00 with at least ...

Managers Of The Year Announced

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 01.13.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Young rosters, small budgets, limited expectations. No matter....

Derek Jeter's Fractured Ankle

Abby Sims | Posted 12.15.2012 | Sports
Abby Sims

Even hampered by injury he was performing at a higher level than many of his teammates this post-season. He took a calculated risk and he lost. So did the Yankees and their fans.

Nats Closer Receives Twitter Threats After Loss

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

While the majority of Washington Nationals fans kept a positive Natitude after the team's stunning, come-from-ahead 9-7 defeat to the St. Louis in Gam...