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Sacramento Kings' Donte Greene will play in the Goodman League this summer, but will also consider playing overseas if the NBA lockout continues. He scored 24 points in Lincoln Park's win over the Running Rebels. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Notre Dame guard Skylar Diggins celebrates in the closing minute of Notre Dame's 73-59 win over Tennessee in an NCAA women's college basketball tournament regional final, Monday, March 28, 2011 in Dayton, Ohio. Diggins led Notre Dame with 24 points. (AP Photo/Skip Peterson)

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Carolina Hurricanes' Tuomo Ruutu (15), of Finland, scores a goal against Washington Capitals goalie Semyon Vallamov (1) during a shootout of an NHL hockey game in Washington, Tuesday, March 29, 2011. Hurricanes won 3-2 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, left, of Russia, reacts after scoring during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Caroina Hurricanes at the Verizon Center in Washington, on Friday, March 11, 2011. Washington center Marcus Johansson (90) looks on. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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The Wizards drafted Kentucky point guard John Wall during the offseason. Leonsis says winning teams are built through the draft, not free-agency acquisitions. (Associated Press)

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The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh watch from the bench in a game against the San Antonio Spurs. Wizards owner Ted Leonsis is quick to remind fans that while the free-agent formula chosen by the Heat may be a quick fix, it rarely works for long-term success. (Associated Press)

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WORK IN PROGRESS: The Washington Nationals' fourth Opening Day at Nationals Stadium is Thursday, but fans still don't have a vibrant neighborhood along Half Street Southeast where they can enjoy dinner, drinks or shopping. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Fans at Nationals Park can go to The Bullpen, but it's an open-air party venue rather than a building. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Florida guard Erving Walker (11) has the ball knocked away by Butler forward Matt Howard (54) as Butler guard Shelvin Mack (1) looks on during the second half of the NCAA Southeast regional college basketball championship game on Saturday in New Orleans. Butler defeated Florida 74-71. (Associated Press)

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Maryland's Jordan Williams (20) waits to shoot free throws in a game against Duke at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., earlier this month. (Associated Press)

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Maryland defensive back Kenny Tate (6) reaches for North Carolina State wide receiver Jarvis Williams (5) in a game at College Park last season. Tate is shifting to a safety-linebacker hybrid position for Maryland next season under new coach Randy Edsall. (Associated Press)

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Werth is expected to bolster the Nationals' outfield defense in addition to providing a power-hitting presence at the plate. (Todd Anderson/Special to The Washington Times)

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Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth bats during a spring training game. The 31-year-old signed a seven-year, $126 million contract during the offseason. (Associated Press)

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The Washington Nationals are counting on a complete recovery from elbow surgery for ace right-hander Stephen Strasburg. (Todd Anderson/Special to The Washington Times)

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Bryce Harper is still adjusting to playing the outfield after spending much of his amateur career as a catcher. Harper is slated to open the 2011 season with Single-A Hagerstown. (Associated Press)

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Washington Nationals reliever Cole Kimball, ranked by Baseball America as the Nats' No. 7 prospect, possesses the competitive fire teams love to see in potential closers. (Associated Press)

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Washington Nationals center fielder Roger Bernadina warms up near the Nationals logo on the grass before a baseball game with the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park in Washington Saturday, April 18, 2009.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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New Orioles third baseman Mark Reynolds, a University of Virginia product, hit 32 home runs last season with the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Associated Press)

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Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols, a three-time National League MVP, didn't get a contract extension before he reported to spring training.

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San Francisco Giants second baseman Freddy Sanchez catches a wide throw from catcher Buster Posey on a steal attempt by Oakland Athletics' Kurt Suzuki during the sixth inning of a spring training baseball game in San Francisco, Monday, March 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)