In a back-and-forth epic that lasted 4 hours, 45 minutes, the A’s lost their seventh straight winner-take-all playoff game since 2000.
Bobby Henley was drafted by the Montreal Expos in 1991 as a high school catcher from Grand Bay, Alabama, and has spent all but one season since then with the franchise in one capacity or another. But when he takes the field as Washington’s third base coach Friday, it will be his first major league playoff game.
A day after the Redskins were embarrassed by the New York Giants on national television, players were given simple marching orders from coach Jay Gruden: Escape for a few days, he told them, get your minds and your bodies right, and return on Tuesday ready to work to get better.
At Wizards media day on Monday, Bradley Beal declared that he and Wall formed the top guard duo in the NBA. Waiters, Cleveland’s shooting guard, disagreed Tuesday, but Wall had a quick response.
Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps was arrested on DUI and other charges in Maryland early Tuesday morning.
Zimmermann will take his place alongside Terrmel Sledge, Alfonso Soriano, Ryan Zimmerman and Stephen Strasburg — memorable and forgettable Washington Nationals — in Cooperstown after Sunday’s no-hit feat.
Paul said it was the first time he has been diagnosed with a concussion. It is also the first time this season a Redskins player has been diagnosed with a concussion after five were last season.
No Maryland quarterback has started every game in a season since 2006, a streak that will continue if injured C.J. Brown can’t go Saturday against No. 20 Ohio State.
The commission says the rule was outdated and unnecessary. It was originally adopted to help boost ticket sales in the 1970s.
“You get down at times, but you’ve just got to think, ‘I’ve been lucky,’” Cofield said. “I’ve been lucky that it’s been this long before somebody fell on my legs. That’s the norm in this league, so you know, I’m just taking it in stride, and I’ll come back in the second half of the season the freshest person on the field.”
Sparano had a 29-32 record as head coach in Miami from 2008-11. He took over a one-win team in 2008 and led the Dolphins to an 11-5 record and an AFC East title. That was his only winning season and he was fired with three games remaining in 2011.
They have no reason to believe anything will change in the playoffs, even though they will begin the AL division series against Detroit on Thursday without three former All-Stars — catcher Matt Wieters, third baseman Manny Machado and first baseman Chris Davis.