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  • Wizards to play preseason game in Baltimore for the first time since 1999

    Wizards to play preseason game in Baltimore for the first time since 1999
    When the Washington Wizards announced Wednesday that they would play a preseason game against the New York Knicks in Baltimore this fall, Frank Remesch wasn't surprised. As general manager of the Baltimore Arena, which will host the Oct. 17 exhibition,...
  • Maryland's 2013-14 basketball schedule highlighted by quick turnarounds

    Maryland's 2013-14 basketball schedule highlighted by quick turnarounds
    Maryland basketball fans have had a few months to digest the fact that traditional Atlantic Coast Conference rivals Duke, North Carolina and North Carolina State won’t be playing in College Park during the team’s farewell season in the league....
  • Terps Trio: Basketball schedule, Dez Wells' lawsuit, Trayvon Reed's upside

    Terps Trio: Basketball schedule, Dez Wells' lawsuit, Trayvon Reed's upside
    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. What are your thoughts on Maryland’s just-released basketball schedule? Jeff Barker: A few...
  • Rolling Stones bring satisfaction on final U.S. stop at Verizon Center

    Rolling Stones bring satisfaction on final U.S. stop at Verizon Center
    At first, it sounds as if the band is just tuning up. Mick Jagger honks out a call on his harmonica. Guitarist Mick Taylor responds with a blues run. Ron Wood twiddles between a couple of notes. Then Keith Richards lands the haymaker opening chords to...
  • Former Loyola star Erik Etherly tries to 'prove himself' during Wizards workout

    Former Loyola star Erik Etherly tries to 'prove himself' during Wizards workout
    Erik Etherly knows he probably won't get an opportunity like this again. Most analysts have him going undrafted in next week's NBA draft. So when the former Loyola forward worked out in front of Randy Wittman and the Washington Wizards coaching staff...
  • Drake's 'Would You Like a Tour?' comes to Verizon Center on Halloween

    Drake's 'Would You Like a Tour?' comes to Verizon Center on Halloween
    Rap superstars have been busy making announcements lately (Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" album announcement commercial during last night's NBA Finals and Kanye West's "Yeezus" album release come to mind). Toronto's Drake joined the headline-...
  • Terps Trio: ACC lawsuit, Navy and Georgetown, Alex Len's NBA possibilities

    Terps Trio: ACC lawsuit, Navy and Georgetown, Alex Len's NBA possibilities
    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. What is the central issue in the legal skirmishes between Maryland and the Atlantic Coast Conference...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Analyzing Maryland's win over IUPUI

    Analyzing Maryland's win over IUPUI
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, which will be a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ locker room after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there...
  • 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...