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 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!”
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.
The Washington Wizards could be closer to a deal that would build a new state-of-the-art training facility for the team.
Ted Leonsis revealed his plans to pursue Marcin Gortat and Trevor Ariza, telling the Junkies “Our goal is to keep our team together.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
The owner of the Washington Wizards believes the NBA should have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to racism.