| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:22 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:24 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:39 AM
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...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:49 PM
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...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 10:43 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 8:12 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:19 AM
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&...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:27 AM
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....
| 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...