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  • Capitals top Blackhawks, 3-2, in sunny NHL Winter Classic

    Capitals top Blackhawks, 3-2, in sunny NHL Winter Classic
    As the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals prepared for the 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park, both teams were dealing with a seemingly unfamiliar foe: the sun. With temperatures in the low 40s and very few clouds in the sky, the sun's...
  • Panthers get run over again in Washington; Luongo OK

    Panthers get run over again in Washington; Luongo OK
    After the Panthers won in a NHL-record 20-round shootout on Dec. 16 in Florida, Capitals coach Barry Trotz said, "Chances of that happening again are probably one in a million." Or about the same as the chances, it seems, of the Panthers winning in...
  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to Washington

    Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to Washington
    Wow. Things escalated quickly. The Lakers were down four points with two minutes left and then lost by a lot more than four. Here are five takeaways from their 111-95 loss Wednesday at Washington. 1. Kobe Bryant was definitely NOT in facilitator mode....
  • Celtics Rally From 23 Down, But Lose In 2 OTs

    WASHINGTON -- Guard John Wall scored 26 points, including 10 in a row in the second overtime, as the Washington Wizards blew a 23-point lead in regulation before rallying in both extra sessions for a wild 133-132 victory over the Boston Celtics on...
  • DePaul loses to George Washington 81-68

    DePaul loses to George Washington 81-68
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Forward Patricio Garino had 19 points and point guard Joe McDonald and forward Kevin Larsen added 18 each as George Washington built a 20-point halftime lead and beat DePaul 81-68 on Thursday at the Smith Center. It was the first...
  • Washington Wizards snap Clippers' nine-game win streak, 104-96

    The Washington Wizards have snapped the Clippers' nine-game win streak with a 104-96 win at Verizon Center on Friday evening. The Wizards led the entire game, pushing their advantage to as much as 18 points. The Clippers cut the Wizards' lead to...
  • Wizards cool off red-hot Clippers, 104-96

    Wizards cool off red-hot Clippers, 104-96
    Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce nodded his head walking down the Verizon Center tunnel Friday night, a satisfied look on his face after celebrating on the court with some good-natured trash talk directed at Doc Rivers, his former coach on the...
  • 'Sneaky' Swede Backstrom surprises Lightning with hat trick

    'Sneaky' Swede Backstrom surprises Lightning with hat trick
    Coach Barry Trotz on Nicklas Backstrom: "When we needed something to happen, he made it happen." baltimoresun.com/sports Capitals@Panthers Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus Here came the hats, fluttering onto the ice — confetti...
  • Four injured in shootings outside Washington, D.C. concert

    Four injured in shootings outside Washington, D.C. concert
    Four people are recovering from gunshot wounds on Saturday after a Halloween shooting outside a Fleetwood Mac concert in downtown Washington, according to police. Three men were shot just steps from the Verizon Center, a major venue for sports and...
  • Capitals send Blue Jackets to 9th straight loss

    Capitals send Blue Jackets to 9th straight loss
    Johansson continues roll for Washington in win over Columbus It should come as no surprise that left wing Alex Ovechkin leads the Washington Capitals with eight goals. But after left wing Marcus Johansson finished last season with eight goals in 80...
  • Magic notebook: Victor Oladipo returns to Magic's starting lineup

    Magic notebook: Victor Oladipo returns to Magic's starting lineup
    WASHINGTON — The Orlando Magic altered their point-guard rotation Saturday night by starting Victor Oladipo against the Washington Wizards and moving rookie Elfrid Payton to the bench. Oladipo looked out of sync, and he occasionally took ill-...