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  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sun (10-14) at Mystics (10-13)

    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 Notes: The...
  • Otto Porter, Glen Rice Jr. ready for summer with Wizards

    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...
  • Big Ten eyes new Midwest locales for 2018 basketball tournament

    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...
  • 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...
  • Where do FBI employees live? It's anyone's guess

    Where do FBI employees live? It's anyone's guess
    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...