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  • Against Virginia, Terps seek to keep momentum rolling with another win

    Against Virginia, Terps seek to keep momentum rolling with another win
    The Maryland basketball team has teased its fans — and its coach — many times this season. The Terps have often followed promising performances, such as Saturday's 83-71 win over Florida State at Comcast Center, with perplexing ones. More...
  • Ovechkin's overtime goal beats Red Wings, 6-5

    Ovechkin's overtime goal beats Red Wings, 6-5
    The Detroit Red Wings made their intentions clear from the start Sunday at Verizon Center. If the Washington Capitals were on the power play, Detroit would dedicate one player solely to shadowing Alex Ovechkin to take the NHL's leading scorer out of the...
  • Roddy Peters and Nick Faust adjusting to new roles for Terps

    Roddy Peters and Nick Faust adjusting to new roles for Terps
    — The college basketball careers of Maryland guards Roddy Peters and Nick Faust crossed an invisible threshhold last week, when the freshman point guard took over running the team from junior Dez Wells and the junior shooting guard from Baltimore...
  • Maryland AD Kevin Anderson says 'I totally support' coach Mark Turgeon

    WASHINGTON -- The Big Ten men’s basketball tournament trophy was displayed to the right of where Kevin Anderson was sitting on an occasion that ordinarily would have offered Maryland’s athletic director a chance to imagine the Terps...
  • The Black Keys to play Baltimore Arena in December

    The Black Keys to play Baltimore Arena in December
    In support of their new album, "Turn Blue" (out Tuesday), The Black Keys will embark on a worldwide tour that will last almost to Christmas, and Baltimore is on the itinerary. The Grammy-winning Ohio rock act will headline Baltimore Arena on Dec. 4....
  • Wizards on brink of exit after late collapse in Game 4 loss to Pacers, 95-92

    Wizards on brink of exit after late collapse in Game 4 loss to Pacers, 95-92
    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...
  • Wizards' third-quarter woes have Pacers nearing a knockout fourth win

    Wizards' third-quarter woes have Pacers nearing a knockout fourth win
    WASHINGTON — The offense was dragging and desperately in need of some direction when coach Randy Wittman called on his most tested veterans to serve up a lesson in ball movement, hustle and huge shots. With Andre Miller putting on a point guard...
  • Teel Time: ACC wisely returning basketball tournament final to Saturday

    Teel Time: ACC wisely returning basketball tournament final to Saturday
    Wisely revisiting the past, the ACC is moving its storied basketball tournament championship game from Sunday afternoon to Saturday night. The announcement came Tuesday during the league’s annual spring meetings in Amelia Island, Fla. As was the...
  • Nene's jumper proving crucial in Bulls series

    WASHINGTON — Nene grinned, grabbed the bottom of the net and gleefully swung side to side while waiting for his turn during a post-practice mid-range shooting competition on Thursday with teammate Trevor Booker. Every time Booker made a shot, he...
  • Katy Perry brings 'Prismatic' spectacle to Verizon Center

    Katy Perry brings 'Prismatic' spectacle to Verizon Center
    Strolling within a mile radius of Verizon Center Wednesday night must have made for an unusual sight: Thousands of young girls walked in the same direction — donning royal blue, synthetic wigs — and hoisting posters that read “Roar&...
  • Washington Capitals won't play preseason game in Baltimore this year

    Washington Capitals won't play preseason game in Baltimore this year
    The Washington Capitals have confirmed they will not be making the trip to Baltimore Arena for a preseason game this year. The NHL team had hosted the Baltimore Hockey Classic exhibition here in two of the past three years. "The Baltimore Hockey...