| Nov 15, 2014
| 5:28 PM
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-...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:23 PM
Johansson continues roll for Washington in win over Columbus
It should come as no surprise that left wing Alex Ovechkin leads the Washington Capitals with eight goals. But after left wing Marcus Johansson finished last season with eight goals in 80...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Four people are recovering from gunshot wounds on Saturday after a Halloween shooting outside a Fleetwood Mac concert in downtown Washington, according to police.
Three men were shot just steps from the Verizon Center, a major venue for sports and...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The expectations have been raised, perhaps higher than they've been in a decade.
The roster has been bolstered, with the additions of aging superstar Paul Pierce and blue-collar power forward DeJuan Blair.
Are the Washington Wizards for real, or was...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Royal Farms Arena
Monday, 7 p.m.
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Radio: 99.1 FM, 1500 AM
Wizards to play preseason game here Monday
Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman was discouraged by his team's stagnant offense in the...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 8:12 PM
WASHINGTON — Just moments after trade rumors involving the Flyers started to catch fire in Canada on Thursday night, general manager Ron Hextall hurried out of his box at the Verizon Center and poured cold water on them.
Speculation took off...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Site: Verizon Center, Washington
Time: 11:30 a.m.
TV: NBA TV
Key players: Connecticut - G Katie Douglas, G Alex Bentley, F Chiney Ogwumike, F Kelsey Bone. Washington — G Ivory Latta, G Bria Hartley, F Emma Meesseman, C Kia Vaughn
| Jul 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — All Otto Porter Jr. and Glen Rice Jr. could do last season was sit, watch and wait. They wanted to play, thought they should have played, but understood that there was little time for rookies to find their way on a Washington Wizards...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:08 PM
The off-and-on courtship between the Big Ten and Madison Square Garden is back on, as the league ponders where to hold its 2018 men’s basketball tournament.
"We were talking, then we weren’t talking,” Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The Atlantic 10 will stage its 2017 men’s basketball tournament in Pittsburgh and the 2018 edition in Washington, D.C., furthering the conference’s major-market branding of its flagship sport.
Commissioner Bernadette McGlade announced the...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:38 AM
In the battle to lure the new FBI headquarters to Prince George's County, state officials frequently point to a study that finds the largest share of the agency's employees live in Maryland.
The only problem with the statistic: It doesn't take into...