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Washington rides Beal’s 44 points to win over Minnesota

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Bradley Beal scored 44 points and Moritz Wagner finished with a career-high 30 points and 15 rebounds as the Washington Wizards recorded a 137-116 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday in Minneapolis. Beal, who had 44 points in Washington's 140-133 loss at Boston on Wednesday, shot 15 of 22 and made 13 of 14 from the foul line to help the Wizards avenge a 131-109 loss to Minnesota on Nov. 2. Karl-Anthony Towns celebrated his 24th birthday by collecting 36 points and 10 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who played without star Andrew Wiggins.

John Wall fires back at FS1’s Nick Wright over comparison to Jared Goff

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

FS1's Nick Wright went in on Rams' quarterback Jared Goff Monday after a poor performance in Week 10 against the Pittsburgh Steelers and linked the former No. 1 pick to another No. 1 pick, John Wall. With Wall expected to be sidelined for the entirety of the 2019 NBA season, his contract has been under constant scrutinization.

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Friday, October 18th, 2019

The 36-year-old Kom, an Olympic bronze medalist from London 2012, has been given an automatic spot in a qualifying competition for Tokyo 2020 by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI). Olympics-Tokyo governor surprised by 'sudden' marathon switch Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike said on Friday she is surprised by the International Olympic Committee's "sudden" decision to move the 2020 marathon to a northern city and there is no change in her thinking the race should be held in the capital.

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Friday, October 18th, 2019

The 36-year-old Kom, an Olympic bronze medalist from London 2012, has been given an automatic spot in a qualifying competition for Tokyo 2020 by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI). Olympics-Tokyo governor surprised by 'sudden' marathon switch Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike said on Friday she is surprised by the International Olympic Committee's "sudden" decision to move the 2020 marathon to a northern city and there is no change in her thinking the race should be held in the capital.

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Friday, October 18th, 2019

Day, 27, had been in a coma for four days following his defeat and, despite having emergency brain surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, doctors were unable to save the junior middleweight. NBA's Silver says Hong Kong tweet furor already hit league's bottom line NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost the league substantial financial losses in China.

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Friday, October 18th, 2019

Day, 27, had been in a coma for four days following his defeat and, despite having emergency brain surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, doctors were unable to save the junior middleweight. NBA's Silver says Hong Kong tweet furor already hit league's bottom line NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost the league substantial financial losses in China.

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Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Patrick Day dies following brutal knockout American boxer Patrick Day died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during his fight on Saturday, where he was knocked out by Charles Conwell in the 10th round. Day, 27, had been in a coma for four days following his defeat and, despite having emergency brain surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, doctors were unable to save the junior middleweight. NBA Commissioner says league hit by huge financial losses due to Hong Kong tweet NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost the ...

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Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Wizards lock up Beal with $72 million extension Bradley Beal committed to the Washington Wizards, ending a months-long negotiation while keeping options to hit free agency in the near future on the table for the coveted All-Star guard. "Bradley embodies the type of high-character, team-first player that we want to have representing our fans and our city and we're very happy to sign him to this extension," said Ted Leonsis, the Wizards owner. NBA-Commissioner says league hit by huge financial losses due to Hong Kong tweet NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost...

DC sports Twitter congratulates Nationals on making the World Series

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Their fellow D.C. sports teams and players are happy to share in their glory. The Wizards kicked off the festivities. Justin Robinson got in on the fun.

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Friday, September 6th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Serbia, Spain reach World Cup knockout rounds Heavyweights Serbia and Spain advanced to the basketball World Cup quarter-finals with a match to spare and were joined by Poland and Argentina after all four sides won their opening second group stage matches on Friday. Serbia mauled Puerto Rico 90-47 and Spain overpowered Italy 67-60 in Group J, while Poland beat Russia 79-74 and Argentina breezed past Venezuela 87-67 as the quartet stretched their perfect records to four successive wins.