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September 15, 2017
A chance for Nationals to capitalize on Dodgers swoon

WASHINGTON – A curse has tormented sports fans in Washington since its NFL football franchise’s Super Bowl victory in 1992 – but baseball fans in the nation’s capital have suffered for even longer. Washington hasn’t seen a World Series championship since 1924. It didn’t help that the city had no baseball team from 1972 until […]

November 13, 2017
Despite sickness, Wall’s defense a reason for Wizards’ optimism

WASHINGTON — John Wall was up to his usual antics Saturday night. Atlanta Hawks guard Kent Bazemore thought he had a clear path to the hoop in transition, only to have his shot turned away by a soaring Wall. Wall has now had emphatic chase-down blocks in back-to-back Wizards games after spiking a would-be Brandon […]

November 15, 2017
Kings’ Fox sees Wizards’ Wall as mentor, key to improving play on the court

WASHINGTON — The Sacramento Kings had trimmed a 21-point Wizards lead to 14 with 5:55 to play in their Monday contest. Wizards coach Scott Brooks had seen enough from his second unit. A minute later, John Wall had Kings rookie De’Aaron Fox on his hip in the high post. He spun, and Fox was left […]

November 16, 2017
Montgomery school challenges students in two languages

SILVER SPRING, Maryland ––– Step into Edwin Amaya’s fifth-grade math class at Kemp Mill Elementary School and you may find yourself overwhelmed, a la “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?” It likely won’t be the mathematics that gives you trouble, but the language – unless you speak Spanish. Amaya’s students are in the midst […]