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  • Washington Wizards snap Clippers' nine-game win streak, 104-96

    The Washington Wizards have snapped the Clippers' nine-game win streak with a 104-96 win at Verizon Center on Friday evening. The Wizards led the entire game, pushing their advantage to as much as 18 points. The Clippers cut the Wizards' lead to...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...