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  • 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...
  • Wizards' Beal finding his rhythm in the game

    Wizards @Heat Tonight, 6 TV: Comcast SportsNet The first time Washington Wizards rookie Bradley Beal attempted to embarrass an opponent with a thunderous jam, he got a painful lesson on the need to think before dunking. Beal picked the wrong...
  • Raleigh native Dez Wells looking forward to Terps' game vs. N.C. State

    Raleigh native Dez Wells looking forward to Terps' game vs. N.C. State
    Maryland had just encountered its first bit of adversity of the young basketball season — its second straight conference defeat — and Dez Wells looked crestfallen. The swingman wore a faraway stare as he talked in a monotone to the media...
  • Caps fall to Habs, 4-1; 0-3 start to season is 'embarrassing'

    The first game full of errors, poor defensive coverage and careless penalties could easily be shrugged off as growing pains for a team with a new coach and new system. Maybe even the second, too. But as the Washington Capitals foundered for a third...
  • Terps Trio: Slow development of freshmen, outside shooting woes, Melo Trimble

    Terps Trio: Slow development of freshmen, outside shooting woes, Melo Trimble
    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. Mark Turgeon has seemed down lately on his freshman class. Should Terps fans be concerned? Jeff...
  • Lessons from loss lead to first win for Caps

    It took until the fifth try and the eighth day of the season, but the Washington Capitals finally managed to put together a complete game under the guidance of first-year coach Adam Oates and come away with a victory. Fueled by contributions from every...
  • Teel Time: ACC tournament to New York in conceptual stage; Larranaga fully supports

    As a child of New York City during the 1960s, Jim Larranaga gazed south and thought ACC basketball the nation’s best. As a Virginia assistant coach during the 1980s, he saw the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Len Bias, Hawkeye Whitney and...
  • The Beyonce sandwich, put an onion ring on it

    The Beyonce sandwich, put an onion ring on it
    If you're inviting company over for the premiere of the HBO Beyonce documentary on Saturday night -- isn't everybody? -- here's a sandwich for you to make your guests, courtesy of Hooplaha.com - Life With a Smile. You can find the recipe and photos...
  • Teel Time: Final Four picks Miami, Kansas, Louisville, Ohio State

    Teel Time: Final Four picks Miami, Kansas, Louisville, Ohio State
    VCU versus Michigan in suburban Detroit. North Carolina against Kansas in Kansas City. A Duke-Louisville rematch in Indianapolis. North Carolina State encountering preseason No. 1 Indiana. Much of the regional contingent in the NCAA basketball...
  • Oh, that 2-3 zone! Syracuse smothers Marquette 55-39

    Oh, that 2-3 zone! Syracuse smothers Marquette 55-39
    WASHINGTON — Syracuse basketball and Jim Boeheim couldn't have scripted a better 10th-anniversary soiree than Saturday's. A decade to the day after the Orange won its most recent regional championship, Boeheim's program struck again, smothering...
  • C.J. Fair relishes his re-do and helps Syracuse to Final Four

    C.J. Fair relishes his re-do and helps Syracuse to Final Four
    WASHINGTON — A year ago, C.J. Fair and top-seeded Syracuse left Boston's TD Garden unfulfilled after losing to No. 2 seed Ohio State in the NCAA tournament's East Regional final. Fair had done little to help, taking just two shots and scoring...