Redskins tight end Niles Paul is just in his second season, but coach Mike Shanahan already says he is reminiscent of Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe. Shanahan coached Sharpe in Denver. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
Redskins tight end Niles Paul stands in line to run a drill in the team's indoor training facility during minicamp at Redskins Park in Ashburn. Paul was switched from wide receiver to tight end in the offseason. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
Phase one of the New York Avenue Bridge project is nearing completion. Heavy train traffic under the bridge has limited the time workers are given to safely do reconstruction near the tracks. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
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Former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III arrives on the red carpet for the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Griffin, last season's Heisman Trophy winner, was selected second overall by the Redskins.
D.C. United coach Ben Olsen watches goalkeeper Bill Hamid dive for a ball during practice at RFK Stadium. United's season kicks off Saturday night at home against Sporting Kansas City. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
Nationals relief pitcher Sean Burnett plays catch with his son Sebastian, 3, on Thursday at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Fla.andrew harnik/the washington times (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
Manager Davey Johnson (center) would rather the Nationals win their division than worry about getting into the playoffs as a wild card. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
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Mr. Uhl's repairs to a finial base require a steady hand. Stone carvers are just beginning to assess which pieces of the central tower's damaged pinnacles can be repaired and which need to be redone out of new pieces of Indiana limestone.