Feb 01

Wizards 21 Point Comeback Falls Short Against Raptors in OT

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Washington Wizards returned home after going 2-2 during their road trip and prepared to host the Toronto Raptors for a crucial Eastern Conference contest. The Wizards and Raptors both provided healthy rosters which included no inactive players for the game. The Wizards made a remarkable comeback to send the game into overtime, but fell short as the Raptors took the 120-116 victory.

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Feb 01

Watch: Steve Downie vs Michael Latta

Michael Latta has had trouble winning fights this year but this one was a clear win. Latta took on Steve Downie and got most of the good punches in and pretty much dominated the fight. Downie was left bleeding in the end.

Win: Latta

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Jan 29

Watch: Zach Sill vs Tom Wilson

This fight is not even close, Tom Wilson man handled Zach Sill.  Wilson came out firing and all Sill could do was hope that he survived.

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Jan 29

Suns Blaze Wizards During Road Trip Finale

PHOENIX, Az – The Washington Wizards traveled to the US Airways Center to take on the Phoenix Suns during the final game of their four game road trip after defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 98-92. The Wizards inactives included Nenê (foot) and DeJuan Blair as the Suns list included Zoran Dragic and Archie Goodwin. The Suns were able to get out to a big lead early and control the Wizards and went on to win 106-98.WizSuns

 

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Jan 28

Ravens announce coaching changes

The Baltimore Ravens have announced several coaching changes.  Most of the changes have been promotions of current coaches.  The Ravens were in need of several coaches after several teams purged the Ravens. 

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Jan 28

Wizards Overcome 19 Point Deficit and Handle Lakers Late

LOS ANGELES, Ca – The Washington Wizards traveled to the Staples Center for game three of their four game road trip to take the Los Angeles Lakers after a thrilling 117-115 overtime victory over the Denver Nuggets. The Wizards lone inactive player was Paul Pierce (toe) as Nick Young (ankle) and Kobe Bryant (shoulder) were inactive for the Lakers. The Wizards strong second half propelled them to a 98-92 victory over the Lakers.WizLakers

 

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Jan 28

Orioles aquire Snider from Pirates

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired outfielder Travis Snider from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Stephen Tarpley.  The Orioles were in need of an outfielder after losing Nick Markakis and Nelson Cruz. 

The Orioles will also send a player to be named later over to the Pirates and have designated Michael Ohlman for assignment.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Time To Make Ovechkin The Face Of The NHL

Photo by Melissa Schaab from www.russianmachineneverbreaks.com

Photo by Melissa Schaab from www.russianmachineneverbreaks.com

When Alex Ovechkin entered the NHL in 2006, the Russian star was seen as an enigma and his enthusiastic goal celebrations were met with more criticism than appreciation (notice Don Cherry mentions only Canadian players. More about that here).

It’s clear his celebrations weren’t a self promotion or for show. For one thing, he points to the sky to salute his older brother, Sergei Ovechkin, who tragically died in a car accident at the age of 22.

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Jan 26

Player Profiles: Elvis Dumervil

The Baltimore Ravens have longed looked for a solid wing man for Terrell Suggs.  Enter Elvis Dumervil, who the Ravens signed as a free agent in 2013.  The Ravens signed Dumervil to a five-year contract worth $35 million.  Dumervil was brought in to be a pass rushing force and he has been just that for the Ravens. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Wizards Regroup During OT Thriller, Defeat Nuggets 117-115

DENVER, Co – The Washington Wizards traveled to the Pepsi Center to take on the Denver Nuggets after a depressing 103-96 loss to the Portland Trailblazers. The Wizards dominated in the paint and outscored the Nuggets 56-36. The Wizards found a way to secure a 117-115 victory during an OT thriller.

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