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A week from training camp, the Redskins know time is not on their side after back-to-back seasons of missing the playoffs. They have pieces to be excited about. They also have issues to be considered. | By Brian McNally

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The Wizards’ first-round pick impressed one former All-Star player with his work in Las Vegas. He also pleased the Wizards’ coaching staff. Neither guarantees minutes this season, but it’s a decent start.

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Max Scherzer, Aaron Nola and Jacob deGrom are 1-2-3, in some order, across most major pitching categories at the All-Star break. They are the clear Cy Young candidates in a tight race. How are they doing it?

By Todd Dybas | At Nationals Park

Nationals

Some hitters dislike it. Others are thankful for the hole in the defense. One agent is calling for its eradication via a rule change. The Shift has morphed into a thing unto itself and its future is unclear.

By Todd Dybas | At Nationals Park

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Signing Ovechkin to a 13-year contract was a massive risk at the time. Unlike most long-term deals, it has paid off.

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