Bryce Harper Hits The DL After Sliding Head-First

Perhaps the only consolation for Bryce Harper after a shitty week on the basepaths is that it'll be a while before he has to run them again. The Nationals placed Harper on the disabled list with a thumb injury suffered while sliding head-first, and the team fears he could be out a lot longer than 15 days. » 4/28/14 10:45am 4/28/14 10:45am

Bryce "Nothing But Hustle" Harper Benched For Lack Of Hustle

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was benched in yesterday's game against the Cardinals; manager Matt Williams said Harper's early exit came from a lack of hustle. The decision isn't a big deal, but it's amusing if you look at the Nationals' latest program, which advertises Harper on the cover, along with… » 4/20/14 12:00pm 4/20/14 12:00pm

Again: Bryce Harper's Misplay Was A Blooper, Not An Act Of Heroism

On the wide spectrum of people running face first into walls, Bryce Harper's crash the other night probably fell somewhere between Gus Frerotte and Larry, Curly, and Moe Howard. Harper is an enormously entertaining player who will do many amazing, effortful things in what we hope will be a very long career. That… » 5/15/13 11:55am 5/15/13 11:55am

The Nats Are Still Pretending Bryce Harper Doesn't Have A Concussion

After Bryce Harper ran full-speed into the Dodger Stadium wall on Monday, he "had no idea where he was." He was nauseous all day yesterday, and couldn't play. He's expected to miss tonight's game as well. But he's totally fine, the Nationals would like to assure everyone. Just a little sore. » 5/15/13 9:11am 5/15/13 9:11am

"Tim Tebow Is Gay," And Other Tips From 2012 We Didn't Follow Up On:…

A lot of our stories begin as tips from readers. (Have any? Send 'em here!) Sometimes, these tips don't pan out for one reason or another. Here are a bunch of emails we got in 2012 that never turned into stories, either because we couldn't confirm them or because they were so utterly ridiculous we didn't even bother… » 12/31/12 3:50pm 12/31/12 3:50pm

Bryce Harper Sprints Around The Bases For This Season's Fastest Home…

Bryce Harper has a way of making highlights of normal everyday things, like what's in the trunk of his car or how he answers a reporter's inane question. Then there's tonight, when Harper made everyone stop and take notice of what should've been a plain old home run trot, but Harper instead ran around the bases like… » 8/30/12 9:15pm 8/30/12 9:15pm