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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Big Ten eyeing Madison Square Garden for 2018 hoops tourney

    The Midwest will remain home to the vast majority of Big Ten championships, the conference announced Thursday. Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium secured the football title game through 2021, while Chicago’s United Center will host the men&...
  • The Black Keys to play Baltimore Arena in December

    The Black Keys to play Baltimore Arena in December
    In support of their new album, "Turn Blue" (out Tuesday), The Black Keys will embark on a worldwide tour that will last almost to Christmas, and Baltimore is on the itinerary. The Grammy-winning Ohio rock act will headline Baltimore Arena on Dec. 4....
  • Wizards on brink of exit after late collapse in Game 4 loss to Pacers, 95-92

    Wizards on brink of exit after late collapse in Game 4 loss to Pacers, 95-92
    WASHINGTON — John Wall was wide open at the 3-point line, the Verizon Center crowd screaming for him to shoot, his teammates joining the chorus on the bench. Wall hesitated, pulled back and passed. With another chance to tie, Trevor Ariza tossed a...
  • Wizards' third-quarter woes have Pacers nearing a knockout fourth win

    Wizards' third-quarter woes have Pacers nearing a knockout fourth win
    WASHINGTON — The offense was dragging and desperately in need of some direction when coach Randy Wittman called on his most tested veterans to serve up a lesson in ball movement, hustle and huge shots. With Andre Miller putting on a point guard...
  • Teel Time: ACC wisely returning basketball tournament final to Saturday

    Teel Time: ACC wisely returning basketball tournament final to Saturday
    Wisely revisiting the past, the ACC is moving its storied basketball tournament championship game from Sunday afternoon to Saturday night. The announcement came Tuesday during the league’s annual spring meetings in Amelia Island, Fla. As was the...