Former Princeton Basketball Coach Pete Carril Dies at 92

NBC DC (Sports) 8/15 12:54P Associated Press
Pete Carril, the rumpled, cigar-smoking basketball coach who led Princeton to 11 appearances in the NCAA Tournament, where his teams unnerved formidable opponents and rattled March Madness with old-school fundamentals, died Monday. He was 92....

Wizards, D.C. Basketball Greats Pay Tribute to Late Bill Russell

NBC DC (Sports) 8/1 7:15A Mike DePrisco
Wizards pay tribute to late Bill Russell originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington The sports world lost one of the greatest athletes in American sports history Sunday when Bill Russell passed away at the age of 88.  Shortly after the news of...

Grant Hill on Growing Up in Virginia, Wishing He Played for Wizards

NBC DC (Sports) 7/27 7:30A Chase Hughes
Grant Hill on NoVa roots, wishing he played for Wizards originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington Long before he became a household name, Grant Hill was a kid growing up in Fairfax County, a star at South Lakes High School in Reston, VA. It...

Ex-Georgetown Coach Gets 2 1/2 Years in Bribery Scandal

NBC DC (Sports) 7/1 12:00P Alanna Durkin Richer
Ex-Georgetown coach gets 2 1/2 years in bribery scandal originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington A former Georgetown University tennis coach who once coached former President Barack Obama’s family was sentenced Friday to 2 1/2 years in prison...

College Baseball Intent on Increasing Black Players, Coaches

NBC DC (Sports) 6/24 6:49A ERIC OLSON
Anthony Holman is the highest-ranking NCAA official at the College World Series and the man in charge of the Division I baseball championship. Holman is Black, and when he watches the games, he doesn’t see many people who look like him on the...

2022 NBA Draft: Tracking the Undrafted Free Agents

NBC DC (Sports) 6/23 7:34P Sanjesh Singh
2022 NBA Draft: Tracking the undrafted free agents originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington The 2022 NBA Draft is over. Fifty-eight players will now begin the next chapter in their respective professional careers. But not everyone had the...

Ranking the 10 Best No. 1 Draft Picks in NBA History

NBC DC (Sports) 6/22 6:15A Max Molski
Ranking the 10 best No. 1 draft picks in NBA history originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington Some of the greatest careers in NBA history began with eight words: “With the first pick in the NBA draft …” In 75 years of the NBA draft, 19...

Shareef O'Neal, Son of Shaq, Works Out for Wizards, Lakers Next

NBC DC (Sports) 6/17 11:15A Chase Hughes
Shareef O Neal, son of Shaq, works out for Wizards originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington WASHINGTON LSU forward Shareef O Neal visited the Wizards for a pre-draft workout on Friday and, given the timing, it would have been understandable if...

Georgetown's Aminu Mohammed Sees Marcus Smart as NBA Inspiration

NBC DC (Sports) 6/9 9:25A Chase Hughes
Georgetown s Mohammed sees Marcus Smart as inspiration originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington WASHINGTON As he flies from city to city to participate in NBA pre-draft workouts, former Georgetown guard Aminu Mohammed is also keeping an eye...

‘Keeper of the Cup' Recounts Capitals' Stanley Cup Celebration

NBC DC (Sports) 6/7 3:00A Bijan Todd
‘Keeper of the Cup’ recounts Capitals’ Stanley Cup celebration originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington Four years ago Tuesday, the Washington Capitals hoisted the Stanley Cup for the first time in their then-44 year franchise history. Phil...

LSU's Tari Eason Works Out for Wizards in Hopes of Being 10th Pick

NBC DC (Sports) 6/6 8:25A Chase Hughes
Tari Eason works out for Wizards in hopes of being 10th pick originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington WASHINGTON With a need to improve their defense this offseason and the 10th overall pick in the June 23 draft, the Wizards hosted a player...
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