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OTAs roll on

The Redskins hit the field in about 45 minutes for another OTA. The sauna-like conditions have returned to Redskin Park. At least yesterday, there was a slight breeze to get some air moving around but just walking from the car to the building felt like standing in an oven.

Interconnections

So you live in DC huh?

Whenever I hear someone say they live in DC and they really live in one of the suburbs, it bothers me. They can claim all that is positive about our city from our sports teams, rich culture, entertainment, nightlife, and economic abundance. Yet they look at those who live here as though we were from some war zone or post apocalyptic land.

Interconnections

So you live in DC huh?

Whenever I hear someone say they live in DC and they really live in one of the suburbs, it bothers me. they can claim all that is positive about our from our sports teams, rich culture, entertainment, nightlife, and economic abundance. Yet they look at those who live here as though we were from some war zone or post apocalyptic land.

National Pastime

On to Omaha

When the dust settled Monday night, the field of 64 had been pared down to the eight teams that will make the journey to Omaha for the College World Series. There were few surprises in the Super Regionals, but we didn't get to this point without some serious drama. By Tom Stad.

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My Five - MLB's best bullpens

Great starting pitching and a solid meat of the order are important components of a winning team, but to really compete in the bigs you need a lights-out bullpen to seal the deal. This week in My Five, I'm in search of a back end that would make Jessica Biel proud. By Sean Raposa.

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Prospect Q&A - Greg Golson, Phillies

Greg Golson is hitting .294 in double-A this season. While that's a solid average, it's nothing to get overly excited about on its own merits. But in Golson's case, it could represent the final piece of the puzzle in his evolution as a five-tool prospect. By Jay LeBlanc.

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The insert craze

In the early '90s, the baseball card companies decided the response to overproduction would be manufacturer-induced scarcity. And with that, a whole new genre - the insert card - was born. By Jay LeBlanc.

Outlet

Kobe'$ way$

Kobe Bryant always makes sure he's doing everything he can to hold up his end of his endorsement deals

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PUBLISHED - Prospect Q&A - Jason Donald, Phillies

Even with reigning National League MVP Jimmy Rollins blocking his path, Phillies shortstop prospect Jason Donald's solid all-around game and baseball smarts give him a good shot of reaching the majors sooner rather than later. The 2006 third-round pick is an above-average defender and provides surprising pop for a middle infielder, and looks ready to help the big league club whenever he's called upon. By Jay LeBlanc.