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Sports World Shows Support For Jason Collins On Twitter

NBA veteran Jason Collins is the first active male player in a major American professional sport to come out as gay. The 34-year old center revealed his sexuality in a first-person account for Sports Illustrated, […]

04/30/2013

Jason Collins of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jason Collins Becomes 1st Active Male Athlete In 4 Major American Pro Sports To Come Out

“I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport,” Collins wrote in Sports Illustrated. “But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation.”

04/29/2013

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Bulls Beat Wizards To Lock Up No. 5 Seed In East

Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.

04/18/2013

The Nets’ Andray Blatche goes in for the dunk over Washington’s Emeka Okafor on April 15, 2013 at the Barclays Center. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Blatche, Humphries Each Score 20 Points As Nets Rally To Beat Wizards

Andray Blatche led a bevy of Brooklyn bench players with 20 points and 11 rebounds the Nets erased an early 17 point deficit to beat the Washington Wizards 106-101 on Monday night.

04/16/2013

Carmelo Anthony celebrates with Jason Kidd and Raymond Felton (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Knicks Win 13th Straight, Clinch First Atlantic Division Title Since 1994

They hung nicely in the lockers, T-shirts that can only be won, not bought. “Can’t Stop NY Knicks,” they read. “2013 Division Champions.”

04/09/2013

The Nets’ Deron Williams shoots a driving layup against Washington’s Trevor Ariza on March 8, 2013 at the Barclays Center. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Williams’ Record First Half Leads To Nets’ Easy Win Over Wizards

Deron Williams already had five 3-pointers in less than five minutes when he pulled up in transition well behind the line, just to see how hot he really was.

03/08/2013

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Boomer & Carton Set To Bring Radio Gold To Nets-Wizards On WFAN

Already there’s a dispute over whether Boomer Esiason will be simultaneously watching his beloved Rangers via Slingbox.

03/08/2013

The Knicks’ Raymond Felton the Wizards’ John Wall during the game at the on March 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks To Take 3-Game Win Streak Into Showdown With Heat On Sunday

Even if the New York Knicks were looking ahead to their game against the Miami Heat, Carmelo Anthony made sure his team still picked up a victory over the Washington Wizards along the way.

03/01/2013

Dejected Nets on bench (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Need To Make A Trade To Shake Out Latest Doldrums

P.J. Carlesimo seemed to invigorate his club’s stars in winning 12 of his first 14 games as interim coach. Now, there’s a sense that there’s little he can do for a team that simply can’t make shots.

02/09/2013

Nene of the Washington Wizards drives to the basket against Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets during the game at the Verizon Center on Feb. 8, 2013. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Awful Against Wizards, Suffer Just 2nd Loss To Sub-.500 Team

The Washington Wizards held the Brooklyn Nets without a field goal for nearly nine minutes during the first half, survived a second-half slump and won 89-74 victory Friday night.

02/08/2013

The Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony goes to the basket against the Wizards’ Trevor Ariza at the Verizon Center in Washington on Feb. 6, 2013. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

High-Flying Knicks Run Right Into A Wall In Washington, Watch Win Streak End

John Wall had 21 points and nine assists, Trevor Ariza scored 20 points and the Washington Wizards broke the New York Knicks’ five-game winning streak with a 106-96 victory on Wednesday night.

02/06/2013

The Nets' Deron Williams, left, drives against the Wizards’ Garrett Temple during the game at the Verizon Center on Jan. 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Johnson, Nets Stun Wizards In Final Second Of Second Overtime

Exactly three hours after the game started, Joe Johnson finally won an exhausting game for the Brooklyn Nets.

01/04/2013

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Knicks Shoot Down Lowly Wizards, Improve To 6-0 At Home

Carmelo Anthony and JR Smith each scored 20 points, and the New York Knicks beat the Washington Wizards for the 10th straight time, 108-87 on Friday night.

11/30/2012

LeBron James (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: NBA Eastern Conference Preview And Predictions

With the NBA season kicking off on Wednesday, here’s my preview and ranking predictions for the 2012-2013 NBA season. This is how I see the Eastern Conference breaking down, and my season award winners.

10/29/2012

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Where Does Your Loyalty Lie, Melo? Knicks Star Rooting For O’s Over Yankees

Carmelo Anthony is the undisputed leader of the Knicks, but does his sports loyalty spread across New York City? Not necessarily. The five-time NBA All-Star, who moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore when he was eight years old, is a diehard Orioles fan.

10/11/2012

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