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  • Bobcats get key overtime win for playoff positioning

    WASHINGTON The Charlotte Bobcats held the Washington Wizards scoreless during the last 41/2 minutes of overtime to preserve a 94-88 victory Wednesday night at the Verizon Center. The victory effectively moved the Bobcats into sixth place in the Eastern...
  • Wizards avoid slip-up against Hawks

    EditorsNote: Subbing Ariza comment about floor in place of Wall Wizards avoid slip-up against Hawks WASHINGTON -- The Washington Wizards slipped up literally and figuratively against the short-handed and skidding Atlanta Hawks. They did not start...
  • Iginla, Bruins Keep On Rolling

    WASHINGTON — Earlier in the week, Jarome Iginla passed Boston Bruins legend Johnny Bucyk in goals scores. On Saturday, he tied Montreal Canadiens icon Guy Lafleur. Life is good the 36-year-old right winger and the Boston Bruins these days....
  • Bulls wallop Wizards 96-78 to set playoff tone

    WASHINGTON — When the Bulls lost twice in five January days to the Wizards, they still were processing the departure of Luol Deng, a trade that stung them so deeply Joakim Noah took four days to address it. This is a different Bulls team. It has...
  • It's official: ACC tournament headed to Brooklyn

    When he stood up and stepped behind a podium Wednesday morning at the Barclays Center, the first words out of John Swofford's mouth were these: "Hello, Brooklyn." Swofford grinned. What he'd been working toward for more than a year and was reported...
  • Nik Vucevic's ankle injury looked much worse than it is

    Fortunately for the Orlando Magic, the left-ankle injury Nik Vucevic suffered Friday night against the Washington Wizards wasn't as severe as it looked. Early in the third quarter, Vucevic set a screen above the arc for Jameer Nelson. But Vucevic wasn't...
  • Christine McVie's Return Drives Up Prices For Fleetwood Mac Tickets

    Christine McVie's Return Drives Up Prices For Fleetwood Mac Tickets
    For the first time in fifteen years, Fleetwood Mac will be touring with keyboardist Christine McVie. McVie joined the band in 1970 after guitarist Peter Green had quit. At the time, McVie was married to Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie. Since her...
  • ACC tournament has never truly been Maryland's party

    ACC tournament has never truly been Maryland's party
    For years, the Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament has had a distinctly North Carolina flavor, characterized by barbecue joints, sweet tea, Waffle House restaurants and southern drawls. As familiar as Maryland became with Greensboro...
  • Kid Cruz rallies to win Laurel's Private Terms Stakes

    Kid Cruz rallies to win Laurel's Private Terms Stakes
    Laurel Park Kid Cruz rallies to win Private Terms Stakes Kid Cruz charged from the back of the pack, wrested the lead in the deep stretch and drew away to win the $100,000 Private Terms Stakes over nine other 3-year-olds Saturday at Laurel Park....
  • Iginla, Bruins keep on rolling

    Iginla, Bruins keep on rolling WASHINGTON -- Earlier in the week, Jarome Iginla passed Boston Bruins legend Johnny Bucyk. On Saturday he tied Montreal Canadiens icon Guy Lafleur. Life is good the 36-year-old right winger and the Boston Bruins these...
  • Wizards clamp down on Pacers

    Wizards clamp down on Pacers WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, All-Star forward Paul George and the Eastern Conference-leading Indiana Pacers won the NBA's latest Battle of the Universe with a victory over two-time defending champion Miami Heat. On Friday,...