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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Capitals Owner Remains Committed to Building Around Ovechkin

Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis said Saturday that “I feel I haven’t met my commitment” to Alex Ovechkin “that we would build a team that would be able to win Stanley Cups.”



Sports Radio Hosts Punch Back at Wizards, Caps Owner Ted Leonsis

Sports radio hosts Chad Dukes and Eric Bickel fire back at Wizards and Capitals owner Ted Leonsis: “It’s not our job to make it a sports town!”



Ted Leonsis Buries Hatchet with Sports Radio Host Chad Dukes

Wizards and Capitals owner Ted Leonsis buries the hatchet with sports radio host Chad Dukes, whom he was critical of regarding coverage of his teams.


John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards and team owner Ted Leonsis. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Wizards Closing in on Deal for New Training Facility

The Washington Wizards could be closer to a deal that would build a new state-of-the-art training facility for the team.


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.


Donald Sterling (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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.