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  • Kings' Dean Lombardi focusing on salary cap issues

    Kings' Dean Lombardi focusing on salary cap issues
    High-powered meetings take place in the White House every day. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi added to the unofficial total Monday, while his team was at the White House to be honored for its 2014 Stanley Cup championship, when he sought out NHL...
  • Kings making return visit to White House for Stanley Cup kudos

    Kings making return visit to White House for Stanley Cup kudos
    For Kings right wing Justin Williams, visiting the White House to meet the president and accept congratulations for winning the Stanley Cup is becoming a habit. "It's my third time now. I think I should maybe get a room in the White House, I'm not sure....
  • Shorthanded Blues pull out 4-3 win over Capitals

    WASHINGTON Sunday was a short day for some of the Blues, and a long day for some others. Kevin Shattenkirk left with an injury in the first period and David Backes left with a game misconduct in the second. With two of their best players out of the game,...
  • Kings get points only for good effort in 3-1 loss at Boston

    Kings get points only for good effort in 3-1 loss at Boston
    If the Kings deserved an "A" for effort in a gritty 3-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday at the TD Garden — and they competed hard and fearlessly against a team whose size, physicality and defensive structure echoes their own — goaltender...
  • Maryland's blowout loss at Ohio State was reminiscent of last year

    Maryland's blowout loss at Ohio State was reminiscent of last year
    Mark Turgeon and his Maryland men's basketball team have tried hard not to compare this season to last year. Until Thursday night, there was really no need, as the 2014-15 Terps had already won more games (18 of the first 21) than the 2013-14 Terps (17-...
  • Penguins blanked in Washington, 4-0

    WASHINGTON Washington coach Barry Trotz had watched his team go 0-3-1 in its previous four games, but he wasn't ready to start throwing chairs around. Or even harsh words, for that matter. A couple of hours before the Capitals defeated the Penguins, 4-...
  • New Kids on the Block coming to Scope - with TLC and Nelly

    New Kids on the Block coming to Scope - with TLC and Nelly
     Are you ready to retro?  New Kids on the Block is going out on tour this spring. With TLC and Nelly.  And they're coming to Norfolk Scope.  The June 9 date at Scope was part of a lengthy itinerary announced this morning by the promoter LiveNation...
  • Stevie Wonder to bring 'Life' to Baltimore in April

    When Stevie Wonder brought his "Songs in the Key of Life Performance" to Washington's Verizon Center in November, it felt like another major concert had bypassed Baltimore in favor of D.C. But local Wonder fans can breathe a sigh of relief, as the...
  • Friday's recap: Wizards 102, Bulls 86

     Friday's recap: Wizards 102, Bulls 86
    The summary The Bulls hadn't lost consecutive games since Nov. 21. That changed Friday night at Verizon Center. Riding double-doubles from Marcin Gortat, Nene and John Wall, the Wizards buried the Bulls' starters early and held on for a 102-86 victory....
  • 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...