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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Magic notebook: Victor Oladipo returns to Magic's starting lineup

    Magic notebook: Victor Oladipo returns to Magic's starting lineup
    WASHINGTON — The Orlando Magic altered their point-guard rotation Saturday night by starting Victor Oladipo against the Washington Wizards and moving rookie Elfrid Payton to the bench. Oladipo looked out of sync, and he occasionally took ill-...
  • Preview: Miami Heat at Washington Wizards, 7 p.m. Monday

    Preview: Miami Heat at Washington Wizards, 7 p.m. Monday
    When/Where: 7 p.m., Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish). Scouting report: This is the second game of the four-game season series . . . The Heat won the first meeting in the teams' season...
  • Wade helps spark Heat past Knicks 86-79 in return

    Wade helps spark Heat past Knicks 86-79 in return
    There was no easing back into the mix. Not for Dwyane Wade. Not for Carmelo Anthony. Not when the rest of the play was this ragged, when shooting percentages were meager, points scarce. Sunday night's 86-79 Miami Heat victory over the New York...