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  • U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil

    U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil
    — There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash...
  • Anthony seems to shine brightest on the Olympic stage, but his ultimate goal remains an NBA title

    Anthony seems to shine brightest on the Olympic stage, but his ultimate goal remains an NBA title
    Ever since Carmelo Anthony led Syracuse to an NCAA basketball championship as a freshman in 2003, his once-shiny reputation has been steadily chipped away. From the missteps off the court early in his NBA career to the way he alienated an adoring fan...
  • Virginia Beach arena project has powerful backers but considerable hurdles

    VIRGINIA BEACH — For all the recent buzz about Virginia Beach absconding with the NBA's Sacramento Kings, Tuesday's build-it-and-maybe-some-team-will-come presentation to the city council was very understated. No Maloof brothers handing out chips...
  • Lady Gaga brings 'Born This Way Ball' to Verizon Center Feb. 25

    Lady Gaga brings 'Born This Way Ball' to Verizon Center Feb. 25
    RANDOM UPDATE: The infamous all-meat dress Lady Gaga wore to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards will be displayed in a new exhibit, opening Friday, at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, according to the Associated Press. The meat has been dried and...
  • Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' tour to stop in Tacoma in January

    Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' tour to stop in Tacoma in January
    Lady Gaga is ready to bring her 'Born This Way' concert tour to U.S. shores, including a stop in Tacoma. The singer announced the first installment of her North American tour dates Wednesday via Twitter. Gaga will launch the North American leg of the...
  • Bears and Capitals Extend Agreement

    Bears and Capitals Extend Agreement
    The agreement has worked well so it makes sense to both the Hershey Bears and Washington Capitals to keep working together. The following is the official release announcing the affiliation extension between the two teams. As part of the agreement, Bears...
  • Maryland basketball schedule coming together

    Maryland basketball schedule coming together
    Let’s look at what we know so far about Maryland’s men’s basketball nonconference schedule. We know about the Kentucky game in Brooklyn (the Barclays Center Classic) on Nov. 9. We know about the game at Northwestern in the ACC/Big...
  • Teel Time: Miami, Orlando, Pittsburgh among possible ACC tournament sites

    With the ACC basketball tournament set for Greensboro, N.C., the next three seasons, the conference is weighing venue options for 2016-21, including new destinations such as Miami, Orlando and Pittsburgh. “We’ve had a great deal of interest,&...
  • Chapter 11: Washington

    Chapter 11: Washington
    It wasn't supposed to end like this. Everyone involved seems to agree on at least that much. Michael Jordan doesn't do bad endings. He might do corny, impossible, save-the-day endings, but not bad endings and definitely not endings in which he might be...