Sports Daily: Sporting mutton chops and a mustache, Tanner Roark gave the Nats a chance to win

Devante Smith-Pelly, a black champion in a mostly white league, embraces being a role model; As Wayne Rooney joins D.C. United, a walking tour of where he came from
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Tanner Roark sported a new look Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Sporting mutton chops and a mustache, Tanner Roark gave the Nats a chance to win
Roark allowed two runs (one earned) in six innings against the Phillies on Thursday. And he’s keeping the mutton chops.
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As Wayne Rooney joins D.C. United, a walking tour of where he came from
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