The records will be online by late next year, to coincide with the opening of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington. Read the rest
On Tuesday, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper set the all-time, single-season National League voting record for the All-Star Game with 9,224, 370 votes — and counting.Harper bested the previous record of 7,621,370, set by San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey in 2012, with more than a week before the voting period ends on July 2 at 11:59 p.m.Read full article >>
Hall-Of-Fame Black Quarterback Selling $1.6 Million Washington Home Must have been nice… Via Realtor ______ ____—the Hall of Fame quarterback who starred in both the Canadian Football League and the National Football League—is no stranger to moving on. In his
The Washington Post’s Neil Greenberg, Chelsea Janes and Dan Steinberg join host Gene Wang to preview the Nationals’ second half of the season, debate Pete Rose’s place at the All-Star Game in Cincinnati, discuss the Wizards and Capitals’ draft needs, and settle on whether Kirk Cousins or Colt McCoy should be the back-up quarterback for Robert Griffin III.Read full article >>
WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Tuesday handed President Barack Obama the biggest legislative victory of his second term, with a dramatic vote clearing the way for major trade agreements with Pacific Rim nations and the European Union. Liberals have long assailed Obama's trade agenda, but Republicans successfully wooed a bloc of Democrats led by Sen. Show More Summary
Starting July 4, you'll be able to go to the beach in Washington, D.C. with no sunscreen required. The National Building Museum is creating a new exhibit with design firm Snarkitecture that will fill a 10,000-square-foot space with an...
A food pantry in the nation’s capital is taking a fresh approach to efficiently identifying and feeding the hungry -- with surprising results. As the Washington Post reported last week, the Capital Area Food Bank in Lorton, Virginia,...Show More Summary
The fact that top officials of the two nations are talking, at a two-day meeting in Washington, is seen as positive at a time when they seem far apart.
The Washington Nationals' erratic first half of the season has been a learning experience for the fans as they come to grips with a team that may not, after all, be the first-ever 162-game winner, and for the clubhouse staff as theyShow More Summary
Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer has held right-handed batters to a.216 average over eight seasons in the majors. But on June 2, for the first time in his career, Scherzer gave up two home runs in the same game to right-handed batter Kevin Pillar of Toronto. Read full article >>
WASHINGTON -- Jeremy Davis doesn't mind if people don't want to buy Confederate battle flags in the aftermath of last week's racially motivated mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. The killings sparked a national debate overShow More Summary
Good news, ladies and gay dudes. The seventh annual edition of the ESPN the Magazine Body Issue will feature Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper. While mormons can’t drink, smoke, or have sex before marriage, posing for tasteful nudes is fine, apparently. Of course, Bryce isn’t the only athlete in the 2015 edition of the Body […]
It happened again. On Saturday, the Washington Nationals two-out, ninth-inning curse struck again, with Max Scherzer losing a perfect (...)
One night in mid-May, the Washington Nationals and New York Yankees were tied at 6 in the bottom of the seventh inning, with two Nationals on base and two out. Yankees Manager Joe Girardi called left-hander Chasen Shreve from his bullpen,...Show More Summary
Sarah Pulliam Bailey broke this story nationally last night at The Washington Post: Billy Graham’s grandson Tullian Tchividjian has resigned from his pulpit at Coral Ridge Presbyterian, a high-profile church in south Florida, after admitting he had an affair. He released the following statement to the Washington Post on behalf of him and his wife: I resigned […]
Here's something for the Washington Nationals to ponder: What if they get Stephen Strasburg back? And not merely in the sense of Strasburg taking the hill again, which is something that's likely to happen soon — possibly on Tuesday,Show More Summary
The dreaded third cycle of the batting order arrived, and Washington Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez found himself in a jam. Entering Sunday’s 9-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, opposing batters were hitting.365 against Gonzalez on their third plate appearance of the game.Read full article >>
Fact: Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is the 13th pitcher in MLB history to lose a perfect game with two outs in the ninth inning. Last one was Yusmeiro Petit on 9/6/13. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
Bryce Harper and Yunel Escobar homered during a nine-run burst in the first inning, leading the Washington Nationals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-2 Sunday.
Pittsburgh Pirates starter Charlie Morton entered Sunday’s start against the Washington Nationals on a 14 1/3-inning scoreless streak, the third-longest active streak in the majors. For baseball’s best rotation by ERA, he had been the stingiest recently, pitching to a 1.62 ERA.Read full article >>