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Warriors, Raptors even series with foes; Wizards up 3-1 vs Bulls

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after blocking a shot as Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin (32) walks past during the second half in Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series on Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 118-97. Curry made a career playoff-high seven 3-pointers and scored 33 points. Griffin had 21 points and six rebounds. AP

Stephen Curry made a career playoff-high seven 3-pointers and scored 33 points, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Los Angeles 118-97 on Sunday to even a first-round series that has been pulled into a race-related scandal involving the Clippers’ owner.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Wizards beat Bulls in OT to take 2-0 series lead

Washington Wizards guard Andre Miller (24) watches his shot after being fouled by Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (21) as Joakim Noah also defends during the second half of Game 2 in an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Chicago. The Wizards won 101-99. AP

Washington took a 2-0 lead over Chicago in their NBA first-round playoff series with a topsy-turvy 101-99 overtime win on Tuesday, while Toronto and Indiana both posted the victories they needed to square their respective series.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

Duncan helped off with sprained left knee

San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) is hit by Washington Wizards' Garrett Temple (17) as he shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs All-Star Tim Duncan sprained his left knee and right ankle after getting tangled with an opponent and had to be helped off the court in the first half of Saturday night’s game against the Wizards.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Okafor helps Wizards top Bulls, 86-73

Referee Scott Twardoski (52) intervenes between Washington Wizards center Emeka Okafor, left, and Nene, from Brazil, second from left, and Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, second from right, and Carlos Boozer (5) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Washington. The Wizards won 86-73. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

For the first 32 games of the season, the Washington Wizards were a sorry bunch – winning only four times. The comical comparison was the Washington Generals – the punching bag for the Harlem Globetrotters.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

MLB Roundup: Nationals clinch playoffs slot, beat Dodgers

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The Nationals have brought playoff baseball to Washington for the first time since 1933 after earning a playoff spot Thursday with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Posted: September 21st, 2012 in Baseball,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

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