| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Jeremy Lin invoked a biblical verse this week when the Houston Rockets unveiled massive banners showing free agent target Carmelo Anthony wearing Lin's No. 7 outside the Toyota Center.
Lin was technically still a Rocket, though he presumably would be...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
On Saturday, almost a year and a half since he suffered a severe knee injury as a college freshman, Nerlens Noel played in a competitive basketball game.
And he looked good doing it.
Running fluidly, Noel scored a game-high 19 points as his...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
I've never played soccer, I'm not a dedicated fan and I'm strictly a layman in my understanding of the game. However, Tim Howard's performance against Belgium ranks as one of the greatest solo feats I've ever witnessed in team sports, alongside Kellen...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Center Nik Vucevic will miss his fourth consecutive game when the Orlando Magic host the Washington Wizards tonight.
Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said that Vucevic, who has a sore left Achilles’ tendon, will join the team on its upcoming road trip to...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:38 PM
The Orlando Magic entered their game Friday night against the Washington Wizards hoping to do a better job of protecting leads.
In their prior two games, the Magic led the Milwaukee Bucks and the Denver Nuggets by double-digits early in the second...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Reinforcements arrived for the Lakers at a time when they could exchange their entire roster for the Western Conference All-Stars and it wouldn't matter.
Their season is pretty much done.
On the bright side, Steve Nash may not be.
| May 5, 2014
| 11:10 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Washington's basketball franchise hadn't experienced the pleasure of winning a second-round playoff game since the Ronald Reagan administration and hadn't won a game of any kind in Indiana since George W. Bush was in office, but...
| May 12, 2014
WASHINGTON — John Wall was wide open at the 3-point line, the Verizon Center crowd screaming for him to shoot, his teammates joining the chorus on the bench. Wall hesitated, pulled back and passed. With another chance to tie, Trevor Ariza tossed a...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Forward David West scored 29 points and forward Lance Stephenson had 17 as the Indiana Pacers closed out their Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Washington Wizards with a 93-80 victory on Thursday night.
Indiana reached the conference...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Marcin Gortat had 31 points and 16 rebounds, John Wall scored 27 points and the Washington Wizards rode a 39-rebound advantage to a 102-79 rout of Indiana on Tuesday night, cutting the Pacers' lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals to 3-2.
| May 14, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Baseball Reference lists Tommy Hunter's Twitter account (incorrectly) as @TommyGoesBoom. He did just that on Tuesday, but that's not all that happened around here. Here's the Coffee Companion, which compiles the local sports headlines every weekday...