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Wizards denounce Trump’s remarks on athlete protest at media day

John Wall, Bradley Beal and other Washington Wizards players on Monday joined the dozens of professional athletes who have criticized President Donald Trump for his controversial comments aimed at NBA and NFL players.

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 1: NFL Preview, Anthony Rendon and Orioles’ walk rate

Capital News Service’s Studio C is proud to debut its newest venture, “WAR on Hot Takes,” a podcast by Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka approaching Washington and Baltimore professional sports from an outsider’s perspective, influenced by data analytics.

Departed players could cost Capitals in standings

Following the Capitals’ offseason exodus, the NHL’s best regular-season team for the past two seasons could have a hard time replicating its recent dominance in the standings.

8 Baltimore, Washington players to target in fantasy football

Here are four Baltimore and four Washington players you should consider targeting in your fantasy football draft, and why.

How to build an MLB team that will win the World Series–or at least come close

Based on the conversations we have with one another about our favorite MLB clubs, we all think we would be a great general manager capable of building the perfect, title-winning baseball team. We’re all wrong, at least some of the time, because even the “best” team often does not win the championship.

What makes for an exciting NBA postseason?

Whether you are a fan of the NBA or a network executive looking to attract as many viewers to TV screens as possible, your hopes for the postseason are the same: an exciting outcome. Thanks to a Mike Beouy-created statistic, the excitement index, the CNS data lab found that the first round of the playoffs for this year are more exciting than last year’s.

Teams with no mascot are worth more than teams with one

A Capital News Service analysis shows which type of mascot is the best mascot for professional teams. Teams with no mascot tend to be worth more and win more than teams with one.

John Wall’s Misplaced MVP Season

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — The Washington Wizards just won their division for the first time in nearly 40 years, and the biggest driver of their success has been franchise superstar John Wall. The four-time all star is putting up career…

North Carolina outperforms their seed more than almost all other teams

As a 1 seed, North Carolina had the weight of high expectations entering the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. In winning their sixth national title Monday, the Tar Heels did even better than 1 seeds typically do.

Fanalytics Episode 3: Maryland Woes, Wizards Travels, and the Avalanche Suck

A special St. Patrick’s day edition of Fanalytics that you can enjoy a pint of Guinness to. Special guest appearance by Liam Neeson. Song at 15:18: www.bensound.com/instinct