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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

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8 Things You Need For an Epic Summer

Gear up for an epic summer with these must-have essentials, brought to you by CBS Local’s Eat. See. Play.

06/05/2014

Wizards coach Randy Wittman and point guard John Wall (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards’ Wittman: Continuity is Important

Randy Wittman learned long ago to focus on what he can control. That’s what he did over the past 2 1/2 years with the Washington Wizards.

06/04/2014

Nene #42, Bradley Beal #3 and Trevor Ariza #1 of the Washington Wizards leave the court after their loss against the Indiana Pacers during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wizards’ Historic Playoff Run Ends With Game 6 Loss To Pacers

The Indiana Pacers beat the Washington Wizards 93-80 Thursday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight year.

05/15/2014

John Wall of the Washington Wizards takes it to the basket against the Indiana Pacers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 11, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Need John Wall’s Revival Show To Continue

It’s unclear exactly when John Wall got his mojo back. Maybe it started on the plane ride to Indianapolis.

05/15/2014

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Study Shows The Extent of Wizards Fandom

The New York Times already showed us where the Washington Nationals fandom ends and the Orioles fandom begins. Now it’s made a similar map illustrating where Wizards fans live.

05/13/2014

John Wall and the Wizard will try to stave off elimination in Game 5 against the Pacers. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Try To Stave Off Elimination In Game 5

Win Tuesday against Washington and the rejuvenated Pacers will make a second straight trip to the Eastern Conference finals.

05/13/2014

Roy Hibbert of the Indiana Pacers handles the ball against Nene of the Washington Wizards during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on May 7, 2014 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Now Want To Slow Pacers’ Hibbert In Game 3

Wizards center Marcin Gortat heard the question and waited several seconds before speaking. He took a deep breath. Cleared his throat.

05/09/2014

A billboard along Central Avenue in Prince George's County honoring NBA MVP Kevin Durant. (Photo by Chris Lingebach/106.7 The Fan)

Billboard In Kevin Durant’s Maryland Hometown Honors NBA MVP

Just days after Durant won his first NBA MVP award, a billboard has been erected near the Thunder star’s hometown of Seat Pleasant in Prince George’s County.

05/08/2014

Roy Hibbert of the Indiana Pacers handles the ball against Nene of the Washington Wizards during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on May 7, 2014 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hibbert Leads Pacers Past Wizards, 86-82 In Game 2

Big Roy Hibbert came up with a big answer for his critics and his teammates Wednesday night.

05/07/2014

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