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  • Pistons' comeback comes up short in loss to Wizards

    WASHINGTON The Detroit Pistons' furious rally from a 21- point deficit in the second half fell short and their losing streak was extended to three games with a 99-95 loss to the Washington Wizards. Rookie point guard Spencer Dinwiddie led the Pistons...
  • Kevin Hart to perform at Royal Farms Arena in June

    Kevin Hart to perform at Royal Farms Arena in June
    The ubiquity of comedian Kevin Hart shows no signs of halting. "The Wedding Ringer" star will bring his next North America stand-up comedy tour "What Now?" to Royal Farms Arena on June 6, according to Live Nation. The Philadelphia native will also...
  • Ducks lose, but Ilya Bryzgalov is impressive

    Ducks lose, but Ilya Bryzgalov is impressive
    Ilya Bryzgalov and the Ducks didn't win. But the backup goalie will accept the mental lift and the team will take the standings point it left Verizon Center with Friday after losing by shootout to the Washington Capitals, 3-2. The 34-year-old...
  • Kings' dispirited 4-0 loss to Capitals leaves them far from repeat hopes

    Kings' dispirited 4-0 loss to Capitals leaves them far from repeat hopes
    Just to get it out of the way, the last team that won the Stanley Cup and missed the playoffs the following season was the Carolina Hurricanes, who triumphed in 2006 but couldn't crash the postseason party in 2007. That bit of NHL history is becoming...
  • What we learned from the Kings' 4-0 loss at Washington

    What we learned from the Kings' 4-0 loss at Washington
    What we learned about the Kings’ 4-0 loss to the Capitals at Verizon Center: We learned that this season is teetering at the point of no return—as in no return to the playoffs for the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings. It’s a...
  • Darryl Sutter's feistiness sets an example for Kings

    Darryl Sutter's feistiness sets an example for Kings
    Coach Darryl Sutter was feisty while leading the Kings through their morning skate Tuesday at Washington's Verizon Center, and he maintained his edge afterward, deriding a question about the team’s desperation level and saying reporters were baiting...
  • 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....
  • 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-...
  • 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...