Crowder caught 59 passes as a rookie and was a key option for Kirk Cousins and the Redskins’ offense. Still, the game felt fast at times for Crowder, who feels like he’s catching up in his second season.
With his team chasing the Chicago Cubs for the best record in baseball, Washington manager Dusty Baker is willing to do whatever it takes to keep the Nationals close — even if it means pulling closer Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning.
The Redskins will evaluate players on the roster, such as Houston Bates and Lynden Trail, to replace Galette at outside linebacker, before seeking outside help. Galette tore his right Achilles tendon last Sunday.
The Redskins know who their starting quarterback will be, but that does not mean there aren’t other issues around the position thanks to the lack of a long-term deal for Cousins.
The matchup between Jackson and Norman has been one of the most anticipated entering training camp. The two went back and forth on Thursday as the Redskins held their first practice.
Since United (5-8-7) is sitting four points out of a playoff spot and owns the league’s second-worst attack, the pressure is on for the club’s newcomers to produce promptly. United hopes that acquiring players from within the league breeds familiarity.
With Robert Griffin III gone, Cousins is the undisputed starter at training camp for the first time in his NFL career.
Doctson, the Redskins’ first-round draft pick, will miss the start of camp because of a left Achilles tendon strain sustained in organized team activities. Left guard Shawn Lauvao is “close” to returning.
This season’s semifinals are still set for Saturday, Dec. 31. Next season’s playoff is scheduled to be back on Jan. 1. After 2018, the games initially scheduled to be played on New Year’s Eve, will now be played Saturday, Dec. 29.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the basketball league made a business decision that North Carolina’s law limiting anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people makes holding its 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte untenable.
Earlier this week, Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale was suspended for five days following an absolutely bizarre locker room incident.
Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane served patrons at the bar Bottoms Up on June 24 as a celebrity bartender. Things allegedly began to take a very dark turn as the night began to wear on.