| Jan 9, 2015
| 8:02 PM
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....
| Jan 1, 2015
| 1:29 PM
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...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 4:26 PM
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...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:31 PM
WASHINGTON — Derrick Rose is not one to gloat, but he could not contain himself after nailing a jumper Tuesday night that all but clinched the Bulls' stirring 99-91 victory over the Wizards.
"I never celebrate," he said. "My emotions just came...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:31 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:15 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:04 PM
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...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Coach Barry Trotz on Nicklas Backstrom: "When we needed something to happen, he made it happen."
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus
Here came the hats, fluttering onto the ice — confetti...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:28 AM
When/Where: 7:30 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena.
Tickets: Available at HEAT.com or 1-800-4NBA-TIX.
TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: This is the third meeting of the four-game season series and the...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:43 PM
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...