Posts Tagged ‘Washington Wizards’

Events DC’s Options for RFK Site Include New Caps/Wizards Arena, Markets, Concert Hall

Two options for bringing NFL team back to District

Cost of Planned Wizards’ Practice Arena Stirs Debate

A bill before the D.C. Council would limit the District's contribution to the project at $50 million.

Councilmembers Want to Cap D.C.’s Contribution to Wizards’ Practice Facility at $50 Million [UPDATE]

The project is set to be "passively approved" by the Council unless a member takes action.

Unobstructed View: The Wizards, Markieff Morris, and Chicken Sandwiches

Why wouldn’t fans be more excited about a free chicken sandwich than a win?

Bowser Kicks Off St. Elizabeths Demolition for Wizards’ Practice Facility

Taxpayers are funding 90 percent of construction costs.

Wizards Misery Report: Welcome, Markieff Morris

So long, Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair.

Caps and Wizards Games Are Officially OFF

Something to do with reports of snow.

Unobstructed View: Be More Watchable, Sports

Watchability is a weirdly underrated trait in teams across the entire spectrum of sports.

The Needle: Keeping up With The Kavaliers

Wizards' Reality: Kris Humphries, yes, that's Kim Kardashian's ex-hubby, signed a three-year, $13 million contract with the Washington Wizards. Let's hope this union lasts longer than his marriage. +3 
Green City : The D.C. Council approved legislation that would ban Styrofoam containers in the city in 2016. The bill also said restaurants would have to provide only recyclable or [...]

Want to Go to Tonight’s Wizards’ Game? Pony Up.

The Wizards beat the Pacers Tuesday night 102-79, reviving hope that the team could pull off an Eastern Conference semifinals series win. The Pacers are up 3-2 in the best-of-seven series, and the teams play at the Verizon Center tonight.
Is this underdog story enough to make you hop on the bandwagon and head to Gallery Place [...]

District Line Daily: Wizard Magic

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.

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The Wizards decisively beat the Pacers last night with a 102-79 win to stay alive in the [...]

The Needle: Fans Go Gaga

Wizards vs. Lady Gaga: D.C. Sports Bog further explained this afternoon how the Wizards and Lady Gaga came head to head at the Verizon Center. (Because of some bad timing, Gaga's May 15 concert at the Verizon Center may be canceled or postponed if the Wizards haven't settled their series with the Pacers by then.) [...]

D.C. Residents Finally Care Enough About the Wizards to Buy Their Stuff

This all may seem obvious, but it's worth pointing out to anecdotally convey how the Wizards' recent success has trickled down to a typically sleepy part of the local economy: Wizards gear is selling out at local stores!
Rodney Smith, owner of Capitol Hill Sporting Goods and Apparel, says that, with the exception of a few [...]

How to Hop on the Wizards Bandwagon

The Washington Wizards are in the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2008. Last week, they won the first game of a playoff series (for the first time since 2006), then won the second one (for the first time since 1982), both on the road against the fourth-seeded Chicago Bulls, to bring a 2-0 [...]

District Line Daily: Pulling Weeds

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A House Oversight subcommittee is scheduled to examine the District’s recently passed legislation to decriminalize marijuana. [...]

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