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  • Heat await opening playoff foe: Bobcats or Wizards

    Heat await opening playoff foe: Bobcats or Wizards
        Two games Wednesday night will hold a significant impact on the direction of the Miami Heat. Neither will involve the Heat.     With Erik Spoelstra's team locked into the No. 2 playoff seed in the Eastern Conference regardless of the outcome of...
  • By resting stars, Heat starting playoff prep

    WASHINGTON LeBron James and Chris Bosh watched the entire game from the bench and it didn't take long for Dwyane Wade to join them. Preparation for the playoffs began in earnest Monday for the defending back-to-back champion Miami Heat, which is to say...
  • Hawks lose sixth game in a row

    WASHINGTON The woes continue. The Atlanta Hawks dropped their sixth straight game as the Wizards used a second-half rally to post a 101-97 victory Saturday night at the Verizon Center. The Wizards built a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter after the...
  • Wizards avoid slip-up against Hawks

    EditorsNote: Subbing Ariza comment about floor in place of Wall Wizards avoid slip-up against Hawks WASHINGTON -- The Washington Wizards slipped up literally and figuratively against the short-handed and skidding Atlanta Hawks. They did not start...
  • Iginla, Bruins Keep On Rolling

    WASHINGTON — Earlier in the week, Jarome Iginla passed Boston Bruins legend Johnny Bucyk in goals scores. On Saturday, he tied Montreal Canadiens icon Guy Lafleur. Life is good the 36-year-old right winger and the Boston Bruins these days....
  • Iginla, Bruins keep on rolling

    Iginla, Bruins keep on rolling WASHINGTON -- Earlier in the week, Jarome Iginla passed Boston Bruins legend Johnny Bucyk. On Saturday he tied Montreal Canadiens icon Guy Lafleur. Life is good the 36-year-old right winger and the Boston Bruins these...
  • Bulls wallop Wizards 96-78 to set playoff tone

     Bulls wallop Wizards 96-78 to set playoff tone
    WASHINGTON — When the Bulls lost twice in five January days to the Wizards, they still were processing the departure of Luol Deng, a trade that stung them so deeply Joakim Noah took four days to address it. This is a different Bulls team. It has...
  • Devils keep slim hopes alive with win over Capitals

    Devils keep slim hopes alive with win over Capitals NEWARK, N.J.--The New Jersey Devils are staggered, hanging on the ropes. That is still better than being knocked out of Stanley Cup Playoff contention . "We still have a lot of work to do here, but...
  • SEC gets last laugh in NCAA Tournament, proves it is a strong hoops league after all

    SEC gets last laugh in NCAA Tournament, proves it is a strong hoops league after all
    "Two SEC basketball teams walk into the Final Four …" Wait, is this a joke? No, but it's the Southeastern Conference that's no longer the laughingstock of the college basketball world, with Florida and Kentucky both heading to Texas for the Final...
  • It's official: ACC tournament headed to Brooklyn

    When he stood up and stepped behind a podium Wednesday morning at the Barclays Center, the first words out of John Swofford's mouth were these: "Hello, Brooklyn." Swofford grinned. What he'd been working toward for more than a year and was reported...
  • After 3-goal third period, Kings top Caps in shootout

    After 3-goal third period, Kings top Caps in shootout WASHINGTON -- After playing the night before in Philadelphia and spending the early-morning hours on a train, the Los Angeles Kings should have been out of gas in the third period Tuesday night at...
  • 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...