Washington Wizards hanging around in battle for eighth seed

WASHINGTON – The Wizards picked up an important 100-90 victory over the Orlando Magic Wednesday night, leaving them 3-and-a-half games back of the Miami Heat for the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Despite having the eighth-worst record in…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 12

WASHINGTON – On the last episode of “The Washington Bullpen” for the semester, hosts Julia Karron and Jarod Golub discuss the legal troubles of President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, the IRS website crash, Barbara Bush’s passing, Kendrick Lamar winning…

Season-long inconsistencies still plague Wizards heading into playoffs

WASHINGTON – With the NBA playoffs upon them, the Washington Wizards have been struggling to find answers to issues that have plagued the team all season.

Better ball movement comes at a cost for the Wizards

The Washington Wizards have learned to pass the ball well without John Wall, but at the same time, their ball-handling mistakes underscore how much they miss the all-star guard.

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 2

The State of the Union, the state of the Wizards and the state of the 2020 presidential campaign are just some of the topics on the second episode of our new podcast from the Capital News Service Washington Bureau, “The…

Without John Wall, the Wizards’ success hinges on others

After wrapping up their longest stretch of road games this season, the Washington Wizards returned home Tuesday to play the Oklahoma City Thunder without point guard John Wall.

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 11: Washington takes on the Saints, Capitals update, John Wall plays forever

This is the 11th episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka.

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…

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…

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 10: Hot take rebuttal, Jay Gruden coaching tree, Ravens midseason report

This is the 10th episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka.