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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...