Sports

  • Taivon Jacobs Stays Home to Play for Terps

    2/11/13 3:58 PM

    Suitland's Taivon Jacobs committed early to play football at Ohio State. The football and track star was heavily recruited since he was a junior. But after thinking it over, he decided to stay closer to his 1-year old daughter here in Maryland, follow his brother, and signed with Randy Edsall and the Terps on National Signing Day.

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  • Virginia beats Maryland 80-69

    2/10/13 5:55 PM

    Virginia's stingy defense wasn't up to form - and it didn't matter. Joe Harris scored 22 points, and the Cavaliers showed their flexibility with an uncharacteristic lights-out shooting performance in an 80-69 victory over Maryland on Sunday.

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  • Georgetown beats Rutgers 69-63 behind Porter, Starks

    2/9/13 7:43 PM

    As is usually the case with No. 20 Georgetown, Otto Porter was there when the Hoyas needed him. Markel Starks led the Hoyas with 20 points but it was Porter who took over down the stretch in a 69-63 victory over Rutgers on Saturday.

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  • Inside Good Counsel Signing Day

    2/9/13 9:03 AM

    Inside Good Council Signing Day.

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  • Nene, Wizards pull away for 89-74 win over Brooklyn

    2/8/13 9:52 PM

    The Wizards, who have one of the worst records in the NBA, have won eight of their last nine at home - a stretch that includes wins over Oklahoma City, Atlanta, Chicago, New York and the Los Angeles Clippers.

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  • Penguins overwhelm struggling Capitals 5-2

    2/7/13 10:11 PM

    Alex Ovechkin and Mike Ribeiro scored for the Caps, but couldn't stop the NHL's worst team from losing for the fifth time in its last six games. Michal Neuvirth was pulled for Braden Holtby, who promptly let in three goals in his first seven minutes on the ice.

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  • Wizards snap Knicks' five-game winning streak, 106-96

    2/7/13 1:04 AM

    Though the Washington Wizards have just 13 victories, five are against leaders of the six NBA divisions. Washington held the Knicks, who had won the last 10 meetings, to just nine 3-pointers. In the previous two games, New York had 33.

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  • Capitals early season slide continues

    2/6/13 9:58 AM

    As the Washington Capitals wrapped up their tenth game (and eighth loss) of the season, reality is starting to set in - they're now about one-fifth of the way through the season with just five points to show for it and 14 teams ahead of them.

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  • Obama congratulates Baltimore Ravens on Super Bowl

    2/5/13 6:04 PM

    President Barack Obama is congratulating the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.

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