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  • Medical reasons force Navy linebacker Maika Polamalu to retire

    Navy football Medical reasons force LB Polamalu to retire Navy football senior Maika Polamalu has been forced to retire from the team because of medical reasons. Coach Ken Niumatalolo confirmed after Tuesday's practice that team doctors determined...
  • Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team

    Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. was named Most Valuable Player of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League by a unanimous panel of media members, while Wizards forward Otto Porter was named first-team...
  • Wizards enjoy reversal of fortune at Indiana in Game 1 victory, 102-96

    Wizards enjoy reversal of fortune at Indiana in Game 1 victory, 102-96
    INDIANAPOLIS — Washington's basketball franchise hadn't experienced the pleasure of winning a second-round playoff game since the Ronald Reagan administration and hadn't won a game of any kind in Indiana since George W. Bush was in office, but...
  • No. 5 seed is still possible for Wizards in the East

    No. 5 seed is still possible for Wizards in the East
    Around the time they entered the locker room after their 114-93 victory Monday over the two-time defending champion Miami Heat's B team, the Washington Wizards were feeling good on two fronts. First, the win helped them hold on to the sixth seed and...
  • Walt Bellamy, Hall of Famer and ex-Bullet, dies at 74

    Walt Bellamy, Hall of Famer and ex-Bullet, dies at 74
    Hall of Fame center Walt Bellamy, a four-time All-Star during 14 NBA seasons who played for the Bullets during their first two years in Baltimore, died Saturday, according to the Atlanta Hawks. He was 74. No cause of death was announced. Bellamy was...
  • Catching Up With ... Fred Carter

    Catching Up With ... Fred Carter
    The player who scored the biggest basket in Baltimore Bullets history turned 68 Thursday. Happy Birthday, Mad Dog. "I can still shoot," Fred Carter, the man with the feral nickname, said from his home in Norristown, Pa. "I can't make the 20-footer,...
  • Terps Trio: Maryland's NBA players, ACC relationship, 2015 local hoops recruiting

    Terps Trio: Maryland's NBA players, ACC relationship, 2015 local hoops recruiting
    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. Of the Maryland players drafted in the NBA between Joe Smith in 1995 and Alex Len in 2013, whose...
  • Wizards defeat Hawks, 93-83, in Wall's return

    As John Wall ripped off his warm-ups and went from the Washington Wizards' bench to the scorers' table, a roar filled the Verizon Center. Wall received a standing ovation as he stepped onto the court for the first time this season — the first time...
  • Roundup: No. 11 Lake Clifton tops Centennial in boys hoops

    The No. 11 Lake Clifton boys basketball team found itself in unfamiliar territory, trailing for most of the game Friday. But a switch in defense and free throws down the stretch changed the Lakers' fortune in a 56-52 win over Centennial at the IAABO...
  • 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...
  • How have Terps basketball players fared after leaving early?

    How have Terps basketball players fared after leaving early?
    With Alex Len's decision to leave Maryland after two years for the NBA, it's interesting to see how other former Terps fared when making similar decisions. The majority never amounted to the kind of stars they might have become had they remained in...
  • After season debut, Wizards' Nene sees progress despite 0-10 start

    Bobcats @Wizards Saturday, 7p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet His return was somewhat unexpected and his contributions were greatly accepted, but after making his season debut Wednesday night, Nene was dejected. All season, the Washington Wizards big man had...