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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Bulls' Derrick Rose seals deal against Wizards with a flourish

     Bulls' Derrick Rose seals deal against Wizards with a flourish
    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...
  • 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...
  • Preview: Washington Wizards at Miami Heat, 7:30 p.m. Friday

    Preview: Washington Wizards at Miami Heat, 7:30 p.m. Friday
    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...
  • 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...