Miss out on MCM registration? You can still sign up...

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Miss out on MCM registration? You can still sign up...

Want to run the 37th Marine Corps Marathon but unable to secure your bib in the ridiculously fast 2 hour and 41 minute sellout that occurred on registration day? Well you're in luck...

You still have two options to run in this year's race: sign up for the MCM Transfer Program or register as a MCM Charity Partner.

On Wednesday, June 20 unregistered runners will be able to sign up for the MCM Transfer Program, which will allow registered runners to transfer their 2012 MCM bibs to those on the list.

Registered participants will be able to transfer their entries to unregistered runners anytime between June 20 and August 31. After completing a transfer form, the registered participant will receive a unique code, link and password via email to send to the runner of their choice. Runners then registered through the MCM Transfer Program must pay a 30 transfer fee before September 7.

Want to connect with someone looking to transfer? Visit the MCM Facebook page or MCM Message Board.

Registered runners for the 2012 MCM will also be able to transfer from the full marathon to the MCM10K at no cost. Interested runners can do so now but must complete the process by September 7.

Want to run for a cause? Check out the MCM's Charity Partners and their MCM programs at www.marinemarathon.com. Many of them have entries available for those who want to help support their very worthy causes.

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Injury and maintenence day force Capitals to make two more call-ups

Injury and maintenence day force Capitals to make two more call-ups

The Washington Capitals are in the heart of the NHL season, which means their key players have logged plenty of minutes and the injuries continue to take a toll.

On Wednesday, defenseman Matt Niskanen suffered an apparent lower body injury in the second period of the Capitals' road win over the Flyers.

While the injury is not expected to be severe, head coach Barry Trotz is not going to rush him out and Niskanen could end up being held out of the Capitals' Friday home game against the Oilers.

As a precautionary measure, the team called up Hershey Bears defenseman Aaron Ness on Thursday afternoon.

Ness has scored five goals and registered 11 assists in 41 games with Hershey this season. Ness was previously recalled in December when Niskanen sat out with a minor injury, ending his lengthy consecutive games played streak.

Ness appeared in eight games last season, registering two points.

In addition to the call up of Ness, the Capitals also called up 23-year-old Riley Barber. who was tabbed as the 2015-16 Hershey Bears Rookie of the Year. Barber replaces Brooks Orpik, who Trotz is giving time off to for "maintenence."

The Capitals host the Oilers on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. on CSN Mid-Atlantic. 

RELATED: UPDATED CAPITALS PROSPECT REPORT

 

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Bucs QB Jameis Winston wants DeSean Jackson in Tampa

Bucs QB Jameis Winston wants DeSean Jackson in Tampa

Plenty of teams will line up for the services of soon to be free agent DeSean Jackson, but Tampa Bay quarterback Jameis Winston made clear he wants D-Jax with the Bucs. 

"You better believe we want DeSean here," Winston told the the Tampa Bay Times. "I think he would be a great asset to our team. Me growing up an Eagles fan, seeing what he did for the Eagles and back in his Cal days and even with the Redskins, I would love to have DeSean."

Jackson has been clear he looks forward to the free agent process. He's only hit the open market once, and that was under inauspicious terms. The Eagles released Jackson well past the start of free agency in 2014, and the Redskins moved quickly to sign the speedster. 

In three seasons with the 'Skins, Jackson has been a solid teammate and strong player. In 37 starts for the Burgundy and Gold, Jackson has more than 2,700 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns. 

With elite speed and arguably the NFL's best ball tracker, Jackson makes sense for a lot of teams. Tampa, in particular, could use a deep threat to play alongside Mike Evans. Teamed with Winston, who has a strong arm and loves to go deep, the Bucs offense would be formidable. 

That does not mean Tampa is a sure thing.

While ESPN's Josina Anderson reported the Bucs could be a  "possible destination" for Jackson, Philadelphia has long been rumored to want him back. His old coach Andy Reid is in Kansas City. Former 'Skins offensive coordinator Sean McVay is now running the show in LA. For a player like Jackson, just about any potential destination could make sense. 

Like it almost always is in NFL free agency, guaranteed money will be a major factor in DeSean's decision. At 30 year's old and with a game reliant on speed and quickness, this could be the last big contract of Jackson's career. Odds are he will land a big deal, and the team with the biggest bag of cash may prove the most tempting. 

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