The Washington Redskins just used the franchise tag on Cousins for the second consecutive season.
Durant will be out indefinitely after he sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee and bruised a bone in his leg during Tuesday night’s loss at Washington.
Unable or unwilling to sign Kirk Cousins to a long-term deal, Washington slapped the exclusive franchise tag on the 28-year-old quarterback on Tuesday, guaranteeing Cousins either plays for the Redskins — or for a team willing to compensate the Redskins in a trade.
Washington looked lousy in the first two games after All-Star weekend. Beating the league’s top team felt more like what was going on before the schedule pause.
Like last season, Durant departed early from his lone visit to Washington. The Warriors hope the knee injury that forced him to leave in the first quarter is not extensive.
The crowd for Opening Day was announced at 5,987, which officially was not a sellout. There were a surprising number of empty seats, given the attention this project has received locally and the money — estimated to be as high as $153 million when the final costs are tallied up.
The Capitals make a move that sends ripples through the league and shows their all-in ambitions this season.
After getting off to a slow start, the NHL-best Washington Capitals picked up their play and pulled away for a big win against a division rival.
Damonte Dodd scored six points inside in a 17-6 spurt to start the second half and Maryland avoided its first four-game losing streak since the 2004-05 season with a 79-59 victory over Rutgers on Tuesday night.
Angel Delgado collected his 11th consecutive double-double, the 47th of his career, and Seton Hall came from behind to post a 62-59 win over Georgetown Tuesday night.
The Jets informed the star cornerback on Tuesday that they are releasing him, ending a rocky second tenure with the team that was marked by a slip in play because of injuries and age.
A little more than a month from Opening Day, Washington continues its search for bullpen help.