| May 12, 2014
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...
| May 13, 2014
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...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:36 AM
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...
| Apr 25, 2014
WASHINGTON — Nene grinned, grabbed the bottom of the net and gleefully swung side to side while waiting for his turn during a post-practice mid-range shooting competition on Thursday with teammate Trevor Booker. Every time Booker made a shot, he...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:36 AM
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
| Jul 9, 2014
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:34 AM
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&...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:18 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- When Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman broke the huddle, concluding a pre-draft workout for NBA prospects at the Verizon Center Thursday, Towson forward Jerrelle Benimon proceeded to the sideline with his head down.
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:38 AM
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...