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  • Experience Has Wizards off to 5-2 Start

    Despite the early season losses of Bradley Beal and Martell Webster, the Washington Wizards are off to their best start since 2005. Elevated play from John Wall (19 points, 9.5 rebounds per night) and Marcin Gortat (14 points, 9 rebounds) and some veteran experience from Paul Pierce and Nenê ...

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  • Another Viewpoint: ‘Larger than life’

    Some people who have had the opportunity to interact with Sam Lacy see him as a man with a special talent, and others see him as larger than life.  I have to admit that throughout my life I have taken a seat on both sides of the aisle. I thought when I reached the final […]

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  • Washington NFL Off to Familiar Start

    At 1-3, the Washington NFL team finds itself in familiar territory: down at the bottom of the NFC East, underperforming and coming unglued. Thursday night’s 45-14 demolishing at the hands of the New York Giants was the type of game that nightmares are made of. The District’s ...

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  • Pelicans’ Anthony Davis on Verge of Superstardom

    With NBA basketball buried in the middle of the offseason, International Basketball Federation (FIBA) competition and international play are going to be the pulse of the hardwood for the next 30 days. After losing Kevin Durant and Paul George over the last few weeks to fatigue and injury, the ...

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  • Clippers Sale to Steve Ballmer: Deal Done

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Ballmer officially became the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday. The team said the sale closed after a California court confirmed the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust, to sell the franchise to the former Microsoft CEO. ...

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  • Which NBA Team Had the Best Draft?

    With the “deepest” draft in years now complete, the 2014 NBA Draft represented a huge step forward for many teams. With three highly rated prospects that could have each been taken first overall, several franchises landed key additions that have potential to become major contributors right ...

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  • Was the Big Three Era a Success for the Heat?

    AFRO Sports Desk Faceoff -   With the Miami Heat currently on the brink of elimination, and their Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the brink of free agency, the Heat’s future plans are up for reevaluation this summer. The San Antonio Spurs lead their Finals rematch ...

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  • ‘Catch 22′

    Before I get started, I would like to thank the folks who were following “He Made a Difference,” and I promise I will get back on task in my next effort. If you caught my venting in our last installment, you probably picked up on the hint that I have been in the hospital. My […]

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