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  • After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA

    After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA
    Life is good again for Alex Len. The ankle injury that caused him so much pain toward the end of his two-year career at Maryland has healed. His new team, the Phoenix Suns, has been the biggest surprise in the NBA this season. His progress slowed by...
  • Nik Vucevic's ankle injury looked much worse than it is

    Fortunately for the Orlando Magic, the left-ankle injury Nik Vucevic suffered Friday night against the Washington Wizards wasn't as severe as it looked. Early in the third quarter, Vucevic set a screen above the arc for Jameer Nelson. But Vucevic wasn't...
  • Kings notes: Dustin Brown likely to play Monday against Flyers

    Kings notes: Dustin Brown likely to play Monday against Flyers
    PHILADELPHIA — Greetings from the city of brotherly love, where there isn’t much love left for the harsh weather the region has experienced this winter. More snow is forecast for Tuesday, but by then the Kings will have left town for...
  • Jeff Carter scores in Philadelphia return as Kings beat Flyers, 3-2

    Jeff Carter scores in Philadelphia return as Kings beat Flyers, 3-2
    PHILADELPHIA — Flyers fans booed every time Kings forward Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, but it was music to his ears. Carter, traded by Philadephia to Columbus and later dealt by the Blue Jackets to the Kings, scored the Kings’...
  • Jeff Carter scores in his return to Philadelphia in Kings' 3-2 win

    Jeff Carter scores in his return to Philadelphia in Kings' 3-2 win
    PHILADELPHIA — If Flyers fans booed every time Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, it must have sounded like music to his ears. With extra zip in his step if not revenge in his heart for the acrimonious end to his tenure with the Flyers, Carter...
  • ACC tournament has never truly been Maryland's party

    ACC tournament has never truly been Maryland's party
    For years, the Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament has had a distinctly North Carolina flavor, characterized by barbecue joints, sweet tea, Waffle House restaurants and southern drawls. As familiar as Maryland became with Greensboro...
  • Victor Oladipo finally steps onto the Wizards' practice court

    WASHINGTON — Last June, the Washington Wizards asked Victor Oladipo to work out for them at their practice facility at Verizon Center. The Wizards held the third overall pick in the draft. But Oladipo declined. Instead, his camp informed Wizards...
  • Magic's E'Twaun Moore is making the most of his opportunities

    Magic's E'Twaun Moore is making the most of his opportunities
    WASHINGTON — The final 24 games of the Orlando Magic's season will serve as an extended audition for almost everyone on the team. Team officials will use the time to evaluate each player further, and the appraisals will factor into roster...
  • Magic's 10-day signees Dewayne Dedmon and Adonis Thomas face steep learning curve

    Magic's 10-day signees Dewayne Dedmon and Adonis Thomas face steep learning curve
    WASHINGTON — Dewayne Dedmon and Adonis Thomas are experiencing the NBA equivalent of a whirlwind right now. This morning, the Orlando Magic formally signed them to 10-day contracts. A short while later, Dedmon and Thomas joined their new team at...
  • Katy Perry brings 'Prismatic' spectacle to Verizon Center

    Katy Perry brings 'Prismatic' spectacle to Verizon Center
    Strolling within a mile radius of Verizon Center Wednesday night must have made for an unusual sight: Thousands of young girls walked in the same direction — donning royal blue, synthetic wigs — and hoisting posters that read “Roar&...
  • Washington Capitals won't play preseason game in Baltimore this year

    Washington Capitals won't play preseason game in Baltimore this year
    The Washington Capitals have confirmed they will not be making the trip to Baltimore Arena for a preseason game this year. The NHL team had hosted the Baltimore Hockey Classic exhibition here in two of the past three years. "The Baltimore Hockey...