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Trevor Ariza and Marcin Gortat of the Washington Wizards. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ted Leonsis: ‘Our Goal is to Keep Our Team Together’

Ted Leonsis revealed his plans to pursue Marcin Gortat and Trevor Ariza, telling the Junkies “Our goal is to keep our team together.”


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Report: USOC Considering D.C. Bid to Host 2024 Summer Olympics

A group of Washington business leaders has been covertly lobbying the U.S. Olympic Committee to name the nation’s capital the country’s nominee to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, according to Liz Clarke of the Washington Post.


Head coach Adam Oates of the Washington Capitals watches the game during the second period against the Florida Panthers at the Verizon Center on November 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Leonsis: Capitals Needed ‘Fresh Set of Eyes and a Fresh Set of Voices’

Ted Leonsis may have remained relatively mum on the future of his head basketball coach and Wizards general manager, but he was far less reserved about why he felt it was time for change in not renewing Capitals GM George McPhee, and firing coach Adam Oates.


Otto Porter stands with Wizards head coach Randy Wittman (left) and general manger Ernie Grunfeld. (Credit: Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images)

Leonsis Coy About Futures of Grunfeld, Wittman with Wizards

Ted Leonsis won’t talk about the futures of Randy Wittman and Ernie Grunfeld, both working on expiring contracts, until the playoffs are done. But he will talk at length about what they’ve done for the franchise.


NBA Commissioner Adam Silver holds a press conference to discuss Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling at the Hilton Hotel on April 29, 2014 in New York City.  (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Monumental Sports Applauds NBA’s ‘Swift, Strict Actions’ in Sterling Ruling

Monumental Sports and Entertainment, the ownership group of the Washington Capitals and Wizards, has issued a statement applauding the NBA and its commissioner Adam Silver in banning Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the NBA for life.


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Leonsis on Sterling: ‘There Should Be Zero Tolerance For Hatemongering’

The owner of the Washington Wizards believes the NBA should have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to racism.


WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 02: Head coach Adam Oates of the Washington Capitals watches the game during the second period against the Florida Panthers at the Verizon Center on November 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Capitals Fire Coach Adam Oates, Release GM George McPhee

The Washington Capitals have fired coach Adam Oates and will not renew the contract of general manager George McPhee after failing to make the NHL playoffs for the first time since 2007.


Capitals vice president and general manager George McPhee (left) and team owner Ted Leonsis (right). (Photo: Patrick McDermott/ SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

EJ Hradek on George McPhee’s Future: ‘I Think It’s Time for a Change’

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – The Washington Capitals have a decision to make about their future, with specific regard to its involvement with vice president and general manager George McPhee, suddenly working on an expiring contract after 16 seasons with […]


After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007, Capitals star Alex Ovechkin says the team is in the "middle of nowhere." (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ovechkin: Capitals Are In ‘Middle Of Nowhere’

The Washington Capitals have not made any changes immediately after missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007.


Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis speaks during a briefing on the state of hockey in the US, including instructional hockey and safety in youth sports, held by The Congressional Hockey Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on April 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB  (Credit; SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Ted Leonsis: Team Leaders Need to Stop Hazing

In the wake of the ongoing scandal involving the Miami Dolphins, the Wizards and Capitals owner on Tuesday gave his thoughts on hazing in an interview with The Associated Press, specifying that it’s incumbent upon front offices to make players aware of “what’s expected of them and what’s unacceptable behavior.”




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