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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Spoelstra takes personnel personally

    Spoelstra takes personnel personally
       So there was Tom Thibodeau on Tuesday, talking through gritted teeth about the Chicago Bulls' luxury-tax dump of Luol Deng, and it was clear all was not right between coach and general manager.    And then, hours later, there was Erik Spoelstra...
  • Kanye West's Chicago shows now Dec. 17-18

    Kanye West's Chicago shows now Dec. 17-18
    UPDATE: Kanye West's Yeezus tour dates have been officially rescheduled for Chicago as well as other tour stops. The Nov. 7 and 9 dates have been moved to Tuesday, Dec. 17 and Wednesday, Dec. 18. Ticketholders should hold onto their tickets; Nov. 7...
  • Teel Time: ACC taking 2016 basketball tournament to Washington, D.C.

    Teel Time: ACC taking 2016 basketball tournament to Washington, D.C.
    The 2016 ACC men's basketball tournament will be played at Washington, D.C.'s Verizon Center, commissioner John Swofford announced Wednesday afternoon. The ACC has staged its signature event in or near the nation's capital four previous times, most...
  • 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...
  • Former Magic center Marcin Gortat is thriving with the Wizards

    Former Magic center Marcin Gortat is thriving with the Wizards
    WASHINGTON — Former Orlando Magic center Marcin Gortat can’t wait for Wednesday night. Gortat will visit Capitol Hill to attend a special screening of a movie based on the life of Lech Walesa, the former Nobel Peace Prize winner and former...
  • 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...
  • 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 &...
  • These 0-2 Rangers Look To Be In Worse Shape Than The Last 0-2 Rangers

    These 0-2 Rangers Look To Be In Worse Shape Than The Last 0-2 Rangers
    — The Rangers have been down two games to none before. Heck, the last time it happened was only two weeks ago. Before Game 3 of the opening series against the Washington Capitals, coach John Tortorella jabbed reporters for having their heads buried...
  • If You Want Rangers-Bruins, Look To Lundqvist

    If You Want Rangers-Bruins, Look To Lundqvist
    NEW YORK — They haven't met in the playoffs in 40 years. They haven't meant when it has really mattered since Emile Francis was coach and Glen Sather was one of his Rangers players. They haven't meant since Orr and Espo were in Boston and Don Cherry...
  • Teel Time: Miami, Orlando, Pittsburgh among possible ACC tournament sites

    With the ACC basketball tournament set for Greensboro, N.C., the next three seasons, the conference is weighing venue options for 2016-21, including new destinations such as Miami, Orlando and Pittsburgh. “We’ve had a great deal of interest,&...