“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 8: Dusty Baker fired, Wizards early season returns, Flacco is not elite

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

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 7: Nats post-mortem, the D.C. sports curse and Wizards’ debut

This is the seventh episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka. We approach Washington and Baltimore professional sports from an outsider’s perspective and have data-driven discussions.

New neighbors Frazier, Meeks should be upgraded backups for Wizards’ stars

Tim Frazier and Jodie Meeks, who joined the Washington Wizards this summer, will do more than share a backcourt this season. They’re neighbors off the court, too.

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.

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.

Fanalytics Ep. 7: Rajon Rondo injured and “Playoffs in DC”

Gabe and Connor discuss the potential consequences of Rajon Rondo’s injury, jump around the sports landscape for some quick stats, and perform an original song about the playoffs in D.C. Lyrics: You trudged through months of late-night games against the…

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…

Beating the Buzzer: Wizards Keep Games Tight to the End

If it seems like the Washington Wizards win or lose a lot of nail biters, that’s because they do. The team’s games are decided much later than an average NBA team’s games, a CNS analysis of win probability data shows.

John Wall breaks Washington Wizards’ all-time assists record

In just six-plus seasons, point guard John Wall broke the Washington Wizards’ franchise record for assists that stood for three and a half decades.

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