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  • 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...
  • South Carroll grad Josh Boone hopes to make the most of another chance in the NBA

    Josh Boone is in a familiar spot, one that he first used to his advantage coming out of South Carroll High a decade ago. But instead of starting as a relative unknown, Boone is trying to return from what could be easily called professional basketball...
  • 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...
  • Benimon and Usher follow similar paths seeking NBA dreams

    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. Benimon...
  • 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...
  • Magic lose their 16th in a row on the road, falling to the Wizards 115-106

    WASHINGTON — The Orlando Magic cannot explain with certainty why they play so much worse on the road than at home. But they know the discrepancy has reached embarrassing proportions. The Magic tied a single-season franchise record Tuesday...