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DMV: Skins Football Season Is Upon Us

DMV is a daily roundup of District-Maryland-Virginia (mostly) sporting links. 


Programming note: Join us for our liveblog during the game tonight.

Five things to watch on the Skins’ side during their preseason game against Baltimore tonight. Never thought I’d so highly anticipate seeing a punt. [Washington Times]

Photo gallery: Images from past Skins-Ravens games. [Baltimore Sun]

The Brothers Landry to battle once again. Perhaps the Brothers Mottram should challenge them to a tackle-off. [Washington Post]

Chris Samuels gives up beer, works out and goes into tonight’s game 30 pounds lighter than his peak offseason weight. [Washington Times]

Michael Vick: Still not going to be a Redskin. Although the NFL Shop would beg to differ. [DC Pro Sports Report]

D-Hall bashes Raiders, defends Jason Campbell. [DC Sports Bog]

Nats’ negotiations with Strasburg and Boras are in a “holding pattern.” The deadline to sign him is Monday night. [Washington Post]

Meanwhile, after winning eight-straight, Nats revert to old ways. You know, those good ol’ bullpen implosions and Little League mistakes we’ve come to love. [Nationals Journal]

Dave Trembley has a pregame talk with his position players; they don’t listen. [Baltimore Sun]

Some ex-O’s news: The Brim Reaper is tearing it up in L.A.; Erik Bedard, not so much. [via Camden Chat]

Arenas is apparently doing great, playing pick-up games with Wade and Mayo in Chicago. [Bullets Forever]

Caps name Arturs Irbe goaltending coach. [Japers Rink]

A look at how the loss of Evans affects Tech’s offense. [Dr. Saturday]

Today: Skins-Ravens (7:30); Nats-Reds (7:10)

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Former Managing Editor at UPROXX; former Senior Editor at @SBNation; former ska-zine editor, fan of bad sports teams and good beer.

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  1. Jeff V

    August 13, 2009 at 11:37 AM

    Nice Deion pic!

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