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  • Wizards' third-quarter woes have Pacers nearing a knockout fourth win

    Wizards' third-quarter woes have Pacers nearing a knockout fourth win
    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...
  • Teel Time: ACC wisely returning basketball tournament final to Saturday

    Teel Time: ACC wisely returning basketball tournament final to Saturday
    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...
  • Nene's jumper proving crucial in Bulls series

    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...
  • Terps Trio: Maryland vs. Duke, football pro day, Dwayne Morgan

    Terps Trio: Maryland vs. Duke, football pro day, Dwayne Morgan
    Baltimore Sun reporter Jeff Barker, editor Matt Bracken, and Sun intern/Diamondback co-sports editor Josh Vitale weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. What will the environment be like at Friday night’s...
  • 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...
  • Drake's 'Would You Like a Tour?' comes to Verizon Center on Halloween

    Drake's 'Would You Like a Tour?' comes to Verizon Center on Halloween
    Rap superstars have been busy making announcements lately (Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" album announcement commercial during last night's NBA Finals and Kanye West's "Yeezus" album release come to mind). Toronto's Drake joined the headline-...
  • Former Loyola star Erik Etherly tries to 'prove himself' during Wizards workout

    Former Loyola star Erik Etherly tries to 'prove himself' during Wizards workout
    Erik Etherly knows he probably won't get an opportunity like this again. Most analysts have him going undrafted in next week's NBA draft. So when the former Loyola forward worked out in front of Randy Wittman and the Washington Wizards coaching staff...
  • Dolce & Gabbana to outfit Bruno Mars for upcoming world tour

    Dolce & Gabbana to outfit Bruno Mars for upcoming world tour
    Italian luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana has created exclusive outfits for Bruno Mars' upcoming world tour that begins in Washington, D.C., the company recently announced. According to the announcement, the singer will be wearing a series of black Dolce &...
  • Rolling Stones bring satisfaction on final U.S. stop at Verizon Center

    Rolling Stones bring satisfaction on final U.S. stop at Verizon Center
    At first, it sounds as if the band is just tuning up. Mick Jagger honks out a call on his harmonica. Guitarist Mick Taylor responds with a blues run. Ron Wood twiddles between a couple of notes. Then Keith Richards lands the haymaker opening chords to...
  • Analyzing Maryland's win over IUPUI

    Analyzing Maryland's win over IUPUI
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, which will be a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ locker room after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there...
  • Injured Wizards point guard Wall returns to practice

    John Wall upgraded from a Washington Wizards T-shirt to his No. 2 practice jersey Thursday, a significant development during a season in which his absence has contributed to expectations being downgraded from reaching the playoffs to simply escaping the...