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  • 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...
  • Kings ready to 'let 'em rip' against Washington Capitals

    WASHINGTON -- At least Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is consistent. His standard response when asked which goaltender will start a particular game is, “Be there for the song,” meaning you’ll see who it is when the starters are on the ice...
  • Kings beat Washington Capitals, 5-4, in shootout

    Kings beat Washington Capitals, 5-4, in shootout
    WASHINGTON -- Conventional wisdom says a team playing the second game of a back-to-back sequence should tire as the second game progresses. So much for conventional wisdom. The Kings scored three times in the third period Tuesday and then converted...
  • 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 รข" 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...
  • 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...
  • Hershey edges Admirals in TV game before 18,000-plus in Washington

    The Norfolk Admirals rarely play on regional television or in NHL arenas, and they never had played before this big of a crowd. Unfortunately for them, they fell to 9-12 with a 2-1 loss to the Hershey Bears in a showcase game before a sellout crowd of...
  • 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,&...