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  • Where do FBI employees live? It's anyone's guess

    Where do FBI employees live? It's anyone's guess
    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...
  • Big Ten eyes new Midwest locales for 2018 basketball tournament

    The off-and-on courtship between the Big Ten and Madison Square Garden is back on, as the league ponders where to hold its 2018 men’s basketball tournament. "We were talking, then we weren’t talking,” Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany...
  • 'Rocket Man' Elton John performs the hits at Verizon Center

    'Rocket Man' Elton John performs the hits at Verizon Center
    I’ll admit it from the get-go: I’m an Elton John nut. I love the man, his music, his melodies, his voice. So let me start not at the beginning, but at the end of last night’s concert at the packed Verizon Center in Washington. When...
  • Wizards beat the Magic 98-80 despite Arron Afflalo's solid night

    Wizards beat the Magic 98-80 despite Arron Afflalo's solid night
    WASHINGTON — The Orlando Magic didn't want to start their road trip like this. Carved up by John Wall. Lit up by Trevor Ariza. And Nik Vucevic banged up. On a night rookie Victor Oladipo played his first NBA game in his home area, the Magic...
  • 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&...
  • Wizards to play preseason game in Baltimore for the first time since 1999

    Wizards to play preseason game in Baltimore for the first time since 1999
    When the Washington Wizards announced Wednesday that they would play a preseason game against the New York Knicks in Baltimore this fall, Frank Remesch wasn't surprised. As general manager of the Baltimore Arena, which will host the Oct. 17 exhibition,...
  • Maryland's 2013-14 basketball schedule highlighted by quick turnarounds

    Maryland's 2013-14 basketball schedule highlighted by quick turnarounds
    Maryland basketball fans have had a few months to digest the fact that traditional Atlantic Coast Conference rivals Duke, North Carolina and North Carolina State won’t be playing in College Park during the team’s farewell season in the league....
  • Terps Trio: Basketball schedule, Dez Wells' lawsuit, Trayvon Reed's upside

    Terps Trio: Basketball schedule, Dez Wells' lawsuit, Trayvon Reed's upside
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. What are your thoughts on Maryland’s just-released basketball schedule? Jeff Barker: A few...
  • Notre Dame's Eric Atkins (Mount St. Joe) talks about joining the ACC

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Notre Dame point guard Eric Atkins was born in Connecticut and kept his allegiance to the Huskies after moving to Howard County when he was in grade school. But the games that used to draw his attention every year were those played...
  • Capitals stymied by struggling Rangers, 2-0

    The The New York Rangers arrived in Washington a road-weary and wayward bunch, allowing an NHL-high five goals per game and unable to establish any consistency under their new head coach. But some habits, like rendering the Capitals ineffective, appear as...
  • Wizards going big with Gortat

    Season opener Wizards @Pistons Wednesday, 7:30p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet Radio: 1500 AM Marcin Gortat knew he wasn't going to be in Phoenix long the moment the rebuilding Suns drafted former Maryland center Alex Len fifth overall in June, but that...