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  • What we learned from the Kings' 4-0 loss at Washington

    What we learned from the Kings' 4-0 loss at Washington
    What we learned about the Kings’ 4-0 loss to the Capitals at Verizon Center: We learned that this season is teetering at the point of no return—as in no return to the playoffs for the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings. It’s a...
  • Kings' dispirited 4-0 loss to Capitals leaves them far from repeat hopes

    Kings' dispirited 4-0 loss to Capitals leaves them far from repeat hopes
    Just to get it out of the way, the last team that won the Stanley Cup and missed the playoffs the following season was the Carolina Hurricanes, who triumphed in 2006 but couldn't crash the postseason party in 2007. That bit of NHL history is becoming...
  • Kings making return visit to White House for Stanley Cup kudos

    Kings making return visit to White House for Stanley Cup kudos
    For Kings right wing Justin Williams, visiting the White House to meet the president and accept congratulations for winning the Stanley Cup is becoming a habit. "It's my third time now. I think I should maybe get a room in the White House, I'm not sure....
  • Kings get points only for good effort in 3-1 loss at Boston

    Kings get points only for good effort in 3-1 loss at Boston
    If the Kings deserved an "A" for effort in a gritty 3-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday at the TD Garden — and they competed hard and fearlessly against a team whose size, physicality and defensive structure echoes their own — goaltender...
  • Maryland's blowout loss at Ohio State was reminiscent of last year

    Maryland's blowout loss at Ohio State was reminiscent of last year
    Mark Turgeon and his Maryland men's basketball team have tried hard not to compare this season to last year. Until Thursday night, there was really no need, as the 2014-15 Terps had already won more games (18 of the first 21) than the 2013-14 Terps (17-...
  • New Kids on the Block coming to Scope - with TLC and Nelly

    New Kids on the Block coming to Scope - with TLC and Nelly
     Are you ready to retro?  New Kids on the Block is going out on tour this spring. With TLC and Nelly.  And they're coming to Norfolk Scope.  The June 9 date at Scope was part of a lengthy itinerary announced this morning by the promoter LiveNation...
  • Stevie Wonder to bring 'Life' to Baltimore in April

    Stevie Wonder to bring 'Life' to Baltimore in April
    When Stevie Wonder brought his "Songs in the Key of Life Performance" to Washington's Verizon Center in November, it felt like another major concert had bypassed Baltimore in favor of D.C. But local Wonder fans can breathe a sigh of relief, as the...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...