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West Virginia players celebrate in the end zone after defensive back Terence Garvin intercepted a pass and returned it 37-yards for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA football game against Maryland in College Park, Md., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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A Detroit Tiger celebrates after clinching the AL Central Division title at the end of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower believes he's found an offense that suits his talents. Coach Mike Shanahan runs a a similar outside-zone scheme that his college coach, Dave Clawson, ran at the University of Richmond. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower had 23 touchdowns in three years for the Arizona Cardinals. He ran for 72 yards and a touchdown against the New York Giants in Week 1 of the 2011 season. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore was chosen as the WNBA rookie of the year on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, while coach Cheryl Reeve was named coach of the year. (AP Photo/Chris Morrison, File)

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Jack Nicklaus speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. Nicklaus said Tiger Woods can still beat his record total of 18 major championships provided he gets control of his mental game. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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Los Angeles Lakers' Derek Fisher, center, president of the NBA players union, is joined by NBA players, union executive director Billy Hunter, right, and and other NBA players during a news conference Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, in Las Vegas. Players will remain unified and calm in what could be a lengthy pursuit of a labor agreement, union Fisher says. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov was impressive in every facet of the rookie exhibition against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday afternoon. Coach Bruce Boudreau called him Washington's "most dominant defenseman." (Washington Capitals)

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Washington Capitals' Mattias Sjogren impressed coach Bruce Boudreau on Thursday afternoon in the Caps' rookie exhibition with the Flyers. (Washington Capitals)

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Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor met with commissioner Roger Goodell to appeal his five-game suspension on Thursday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Larry Fitzgerald (11) of the Arizona Cardinals is en route to an 18-yard gain against the Washington Redskins in a 2008 game as safety LaRon Landry (30) and former Redskin Chris Horton (48) try to stop him. Washington again faces the task of containing the Pro Bowl wide receiver Sunday. (The Washington Times)

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Washington Nationals' Tommy Milone recorded his first major-league victory Thursday against the New York Mets. He tossed 5 2/3 innings, giving up one earned run on three walks and three hits. He also struck out four. (AP Photo/Newsday, Jim McIsaac)

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After passing for 422 yards Sunday, expect Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to come back down to earth this weekend against Green Bay. (Associated Press)

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Said Maryland quarterback Danny O'Brien said of the team's red-zone struggles. "Most of those drives were really well-executed all the way down there, and then you get down there and you really have to capitalize." (Associated Press)

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Washington Wizards basketball player John Wall shows off the new Wizards uniforms on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President Obama speaks Sept. 14, 2011, at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 34th annual awards gala at the Washington Convention Center in D.C. (Associated Press)

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Washington Nationals' Brad Peacock pitched five scoreless innings, allowing two hits and three walks with three strikeouts, against the New York Mets in his first major league start. The Nats won 2-0. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

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President Obama addresses the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 34th Annual Awards Gala in Washington on Sept. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Washington Redskins tight ends Fred Davis and Chris Cooley shared the field for 21 of 64 plays against the New York Giants on Sunday. They combined for 126 yards on seven receptions as Washington opened the season with a 28-14 win. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley suffered a broken left index finger on a first-quarter play against the Philadelphia Eagles last Sunday. (Andrew Harnick/The Washington Times)