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  • Cooperstown Bound? - Andres Galarraga

    by Jay LeBlancPublished September 3, 2008

    Nicknamed "The Big Cat" early in his professional career for the amazing agility he displayed at first base despite his 6' 3", 235-pound frame, Andres Galarraga was one of the better power hitters in baseball during the late '80s and throughout the '90s. He finished his career just one home run shy of 400, won a pair of Gold Glove awards and posted three straight 40-home run seasons from 1996 to 1998. There's no question Galarraga was a very good player, but is he Hall of Fame material? By Nick Leco.

  • UFC heavyweight championship

    by Thom LoverroPublished September 3, 2008

    Couture-Lesnar is on, but why not Couture-Fedor?

  • Airing it out with Portis

    by Patrick StevensPublished September 3, 2008

    Four plays is a small sample size. But let's be serious: Until Josh Portis throws a pass for Maryland, he might as well be wearing a homing device when he steps onto the field.

  • Green coming back this week?

    by Patrick StevensPublished September 2, 2008

    A non-QB, non-Under Armour morsel.

  • Gentle Joe takes the wood to Obama

    by Jon WardPublished September 2, 2008

    Sen. Joseph Lieberman says eloquence is not enough.

  • More on Flores, Montz

    by Ben GoesslingPublished September 2, 2008

    Jesus Flores will have an MRI on his sprained left ankle tomorrow, and while manager Manny Acta said Flores would likely play again this season, he qualified it by saying "I'm not a doctor -- and I didn't stay at that hotel last night, either, so don't take my answer for it."

  • An important moment for the McCain campaign

    by Jon WardPublished September 2, 2008

    Thompson tells POW story.

  • Bush gives crowd some red meat

    by Jon WardPublished September 2, 2008

    The crowd roared and stood to applaud. But then, Mr. Bush abruptly cut them off. He apparently couldn't hear them.

  • Pajamas Media launches new TV site

    by CARRIE SHEFFIELDPublished September 2, 2008

    There's a new Web TV channel launched yesterday by the conservative new media group.

  • Point-Counterpoint: Week 1

    by Ryan O'HalloranPublished September 2, 2008

    Just about recovered from a month in China, the Washington Times’ Ryan O’Halloran and Channel 4’s Lindsay Czarniak return for a second season of Point-Counterpoint.

  • McCain intro begins

    by Jon WardPublished September 2, 2008

    First night themes are McCain's military service and political independence.

  • Alaskans back oil drilling

    by Gary EmerlingPublished September 2, 2008

    Alaskans at the Republican National Convention are taking a cause from their backyard straight to the convention center floor.

  • Flores injured in collision (UPDATED AT 9 P.M.)

    by Mark ZuckermanPublished September 2, 2008

    Nationals catcher Jesus Flores just suffered what appears to be a serious injury to either his left leg or ankle in a collision at the plate with Philadelphia's Chase Utley and had to be carted off the field in a mini-ambulance.

  • Gilmore in, Ehrlich out at convention

    by Gary EmerlingPublished September 2, 2008

    Political activities here at the Republican National Convention are officially kicking off, but one of two former governors from the Chesapeake region is absent.

  • KILL - Cooperstown Bound? - Andres Galarraga

    by Jay LeBlancPublished September 2, 2008

    Nicknamed "The Big Cat" early in his professional career for the amazing agility he displayed at first base despite his 6' 3", 235-pound frame, Andres Galarraga was one of the better power hitters in baseball during the late '80s and throughout the '90s. He finished his career just one home run shy of 400, won a pair of Gold Glove awards and posted three straight 40-home run seasons from 1996 to 1998. There's no question Galarraga was a very good player, but is he Hall of Fame material? By Nick Leco.

  • Steffy: No practice work today

    by Patrick StevensPublished September 2, 2008

    It'll be another day --- at least --- before there's some sort of practice-related thing to report on Jordan Steffy.

  • Coleman to AM 1370

    by Tim LemkePublished September 2, 2008

    The always informative DCRTV.com is reporting that Baltimore's 1370 AM, WVIE will go all-sports next week. Jerry Coleman, formerly of WTEM here in Washington, will be sports director and host a show from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

  • The Friedgen guarantee

    by Patrick StevensPublished September 2, 2008

    For those who didn't listen to Ralph's press conference earlier, here was an interesting promise he made when talking quarterbacks.

  • Take that, Nancy Pelosi: Catholic history on abortion

    by Julia DuinPublished September 2, 2008

    The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has rushed out a 2-page summary of 2,000 years of teaching on abortion lest other politicians decide to go the way of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in stating the church has not always opposed the procedure.

  • Guzman, Hanrahan honored

    by Mark ZuckermanPublished September 2, 2008

    Cristian Guzman is named co-NL Player of the Week, while Joel Hanrahan is named the Nationals' recipient of the Roberto Clemente Award.

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