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  • Winderman's view: Wizards 107, Heat 86

    Winderman's view: Wizards 107, Heat 86
    Observations from Monday night's 107-86 loss to the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center: -- Coming out flat defensively didn't matter Sunday in New York. -- Those, after all, were the Knicks. -- This time it mattered, and the Wizards made the...
  • Wizards devastate defenseless Heat 107-86

    Wizards devastate defenseless Heat 107-86
    The Miami Heat certainly have had their moments over the years at the Verizon Center. There was the season finale in 2012 when injuries that left Erik Spoelstra no choice but to start Eddy Curry. With a defibrillator possibly courtside, the Heat...
  • 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...
  • Heat get brief chance to regain homecourt edge

    Heat get brief chance to regain homecourt edge
    The opportunity will be fleeting, actually one night only. Among the reasons the Miami Heat have been teetering around .500 so far this season has been a home record that now is south of .500. Wednesday night, they will have an opportunity to at least...
  • 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-...
  • Four injured in shootings outside Washington, D.C. concert

    Four injured in shootings outside Washington, D.C. concert
    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...
  • Capitals send Blue Jackets to 9th straight loss

    Capitals send Blue Jackets to 9th straight loss
    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...
  • While preparing to play in Baltimore, Wizards have high hopes for season

    While preparing to play in Baltimore, Wizards have high hopes for season
    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...
  • Wittman frustrated by lack of ball movement

    Wittman frustrated by lack of ball movement
    Preseason Pelicans@Wizards 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...
  • Capitals beat Flyers 3-2 in shootout as Hextall denies rumors

    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...
  • Atlantic 10 taking basketball tournament to Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C.

    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...