Posts Tagged District of Columbia

Nats clinch home field on Fister’s 3-hit shutout

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann, left, and left fielder Bryce Harper wear their playoffs sweatshirts in the dugout during the second baseball game of a doubleheader at Nationals Park, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Washington. The Nationals clinched the lead in the National League earlier with a win over the Miami Marlins in the first game of their doubleheader. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time in three seasons, the Washington Nationals will head to the postseason with the top seeding in the National League.

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Mets-Nationals rained out, doubleheader Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even with the NL East already won, the end of the regular season is turning into a logistical headache for the Washington Nationals

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Tribe issues boycott of FedEx over Redskins mascot

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Osage Nation in Oklahoma is boycotting global shipping company FedEx due to its relationship with the Washington Redskins and calling on other tribes to do the same, saying the NFL team’s name is derogatory to people of American Indian descent.

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