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Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Read this: Ferran Adria fired Jose Andres; Nyjer Morgan fought Jayson Werth; more Nixon tapes!

Friends again: Jose Andres and his mentor Ferran Adria. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)
You knew that Washington super-chef Jose Andres is a friend and disciple of Spanish super-super-chef Ferran Adria. But did you know that Adria fired Andres from El Bulli back in 1990? Everything’s cool now, though, reports Tim Carman, in conversation with the two culinary giants.

The new and improved Nyjer Morgan. (Darren Hauck/Reuters)
Nyjer Morgan ended his brooding, brawling Nationals career by getting up in Jayson Werth’s face and nearly trading blows, Dave Sheinin has learned — but eight months later, he’s the lovable star of Milwaukee’s postseason... Oh, and you know the Jonah Hill character in “Moneyball”? Nothing like his real-life inspiration, Alexandria native Paul DePodesta, says Jason Reid.


“Nixon tapes are a bit like Tupac albums: They come out regularly, even though the subject is long dead.”

— Al Kamen, heralding the release of even more Nixon tapes. How are these different? They’re “Nixon unplugged,” promises a historian.

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