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The Nationals were eliminated from postseason consideration Saturday afternoon. They knew it was coming, which doesn’t make it any less of a failure. | By Todd Dybas at Nationals Park

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Jay Gruden and the Redskins’ offense deals with another somewhat mysterious defensive coordinator Sunday when Mike Pettine comes to town with Green Bay. Gruden needs to decide who his third running back will be, too.

By Ben Standig | At Redskins Park

Wizards

In an 1-on-1 chat with The Sports Capitol on Saturday, Wizards owner Ted Leonsis made bold statements. “We want 50 wins and I’d like to set a bar that says if we can’t get by the first round and the second round, then we didn’t meet our goals.”

By Ben Standig | In Ward 8

Capitals

The Capitals open training camp with multiple jobs in front of them. They need to prepare after a short summer. They need to remember what pushed them to a title. They also need to forget last season.
By Brian McNally | At Capitals Iceplex

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