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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...
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Storm clutches Northeast in a snowy, icy grip; D.C. shut down

    WASHINGTON -- A full-blown nor’easter huffed and puffed its way through the mid-Atlantic region Thursday, shutting airports and government offices a day after the storm battered much of the Old South, leaving hundreds of thousands without...
  • Magic's E'Twaun Moore is making the most of his opportunities

    Magic's E'Twaun Moore is making the most of his opportunities
    WASHINGTON — The final 24 games of the Orlando Magic's season will serve as an extended audition for almost everyone on the team. Team officials will use the time to evaluate each player further, and the appraisals will factor into roster...
  • 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...
  • 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 &...
  • 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...