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  • Victor Oladipo finally steps onto the Wizards' practice court

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

    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...
  • Nik Vucevic's ankle injury looked much worse than it is

    Nik Vucevic's ankle injury looked much worse than it is
    Fortunately for the Orlando Magic, the left-ankle injury Nik Vucevic suffered Friday night against the Washington Wizards wasn't as severe as it looked. Early in the third quarter, Vucevic set a screen above the arc for Jameer Nelson. But Vucevic wasn't...
  • Kings notes: Dustin Brown likely to play Monday against Flyers

    Kings notes: Dustin Brown likely to play Monday against Flyers
    PHILADELPHIA — Greetings from the city of brotherly love, where there isn’t much love left for the harsh weather the region has experienced this winter. More snow is forecast for Tuesday, but by then the Kings will have left town for...
  • Jeff Carter scores in Philadelphia return as Kings beat Flyers, 3-2

    Jeff Carter scores in Philadelphia return as Kings beat Flyers, 3-2
    PHILADELPHIA — Flyers fans booed every time Kings forward Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, but it was music to his ears. Carter, traded by Philadephia to Columbus and later dealt by the Blue Jackets to the Kings, scored the Kings’...
  • Jeff Carter scores in his return to Philadelphia in Kings' 3-2 win

    Jeff Carter scores in his return to Philadelphia in Kings' 3-2 win
    PHILADELPHIA — If Flyers fans booed every time Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, it must have sounded like music to his ears. With extra zip in his step if not revenge in his heart for the acrimonious end to his tenure with the Flyers, Carter...
  • Monday's local interest college roundup: Norfolk State men overcome Coppin State; Suffolk's Gardner leads Marquette past Hoyas in OT

    Men's basketball: Malcolm Hawkins scored 22 points and was one of five Spartans to reach double figures as Norfolk State beat Coppin State 83-71 Monday night at Echols Hall. Two days after watching their 23-game Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-...
  • Clippers' Stephen Jackson says his conditioning is improving

    Clippers' Stephen Jackson says his conditioning is improving
    It has only been two games, but Stephen Jackson thinks he’s making strides to get where he wants to be. Jackson, signed just three days ago, played 23 minutes against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night and 12 minutes against the Brooklyn Nets...
  • Victor Oladipo relishes his chance to return home as NBA player

    Victor Oladipo relishes his chance to return home as NBA player
    When Victor Oladipo started high school, no one expected him to become an All-Met player in the hoops hotbed of Washington, D.C. When Oladipo enrolled at Indiana University, few people envisioned he would become an All-Big Ten player. When his...
  • 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 &...
  • Allen Iverson struggles with life after basketball

    PHILADELPHIA â" Less than an hour before the 8 p.m. tipoff, Philadelphia 76ers employees are scurrying around the Wells Fargo Center, hoping this Saturday night unfolds as planned. It's late March, and the team is handing out Allen Iverson bobblehead...
  • Sen. Casey to raise money at Beyonce concert

    Sen. Casey to raise money at Beyonce concert
    If you liked it then you shoulda put a - check made payable to the Bob Casey campaign - on it? The Pennsylvania Democratic U.S. senator, who just won his re-election in 2012, is looking to refill his coffers this summer at a fundraiser held at the...