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FightClub.com, Now the Official Fantasy Football Game of Sports Media 101; Sign-Up Free, Win Big
September 28th, 2013 at 9:23 AM
Sports Media 101 Inc. is proud to announce an official, and exclusive, fantasy football partnership with FightClub.com. FightClub offers weekly fantasy football games suited for both the novice and professional fantasy football player, encompassing NFL football and NCAA football. Sign-up is free and all new participants receive an immediate $5 credit. Additionally,...

Recap: Washington Wizards Lose First Preseason Game 100-88
October 8th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Washington Wizards' 100-88 preseason loss to the woeful Charlotte Bobcats was not televised or aired on the radio, and with the Washington Nationals beginning their playoff baseball run and the Washington Redskins struggling valiantly in another tough Sunday duel, who should care? One look at the Washington/Charlotte box score and...

Old Washington Wizards-Cleveland Cavaliers Rivalry Revisited in “The Green Room”
September 5th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** In the age of free agency, maximum contracts, and friendly camaraderie among professional athletes, truly potent rivalries are often hard to come by. Some conflicts are founded on years of historical duels that help the rivalry withstand the tests of time, like those between the New York Yankees and Boston...

John Wall Highlights from the 2011-12 NBA Season
August 15th, 2012 at 11:50 PM
Wednesday was a slow day for NBA news, especially concerning the Washington Wizards. Thankfully, on days like today, we can turn to YouTube for basketball entertainment. Here now is a highlight video, courtesy of YouTube user vinsanity15dunk, showcasing John Wall's best moments on the court last season. The video contains mostly alley-oops...

Washington Wizards Versus Southeast Division: 2012-13 Miami Heat Matchup Preview
July 28th, 2012 at 12:25 PM
With the 2012-13 NBA schedule released and with most of this offseason's marquee free agents settled into new contracts, Washington Wizards fans can now officially begin to look forward to the new season. ***PHOTO1*** The media has speculated for months about the direction of the Wizards' organization. Majority owner Ted Leonsis and...

NBA Releases 2012-13 Schedule, Washington Wizards Play Cleveland on Opening Night
July 26th, 2012 at 11:10 PM
A full season of NBA basketball will tip off on October 30th, 2012, with the Washington Wizards as one of the opening acts. ***PHOTO1*** The league released the 2012-13 season schedule on Thursday, featuring a Halloween playoff rematch between the Boston Celtics and the NBA champion Miami Heat as their first nationally...

Bradley Beal Named to 2012 All-Summer League Team
July 23rd, 2012 at 6:00 AM
Rookie guard Bradley Beal was named to the NBA's 2012 All-Summer League Team yesterday for his performance at Las Vegas this past week. The Wizards' first round pick out of Florida didn't post numbers that were comparable to the Summer League Co-MVP's, Portland's Damian Lillard and Memphis's Josh Selby, but he...

Summer League Journal: Wizards Finish 3-2 at Vegas After Defeating Milwaukee Bucks 78-75
July 19th, 2012 at 6:00 AM
Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards ended their 2012 Vegas Summer League campaign with a 78-75 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks at the COX Pavilion on Wednesday. In what proved to be their most competitive and entertaining game of the summer, the Wizards battled back to take the lead in the...

Summer League Journal: Washington Wizards Even Summer League Record with Win Against Memphis Grizzlies
July 18th, 2012 at 12:48 PM
The Washington Wizards survived a torrid shooting performance by second year player Josh Selby of the Memphis Grizzlies and won their fourth game of Summer League 83-77 at the COX Pavilion on Tuesday. Selby, the former number one high school recruit in the country, scored 35 points and shot seven for...

USA Men’s Basketball Team Defeats Brazil in Olympic Exhibition Game at Verizon Center
July 17th, 2012 at 12:36 PM
Washington Wizards center Nenê was unable to defend his home court, the Verizon Center, in an exhibition match that pitted his Brazilian squad against the top-ranked United States team featuring NBA superstars LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and Kevin Durant among others.  ***PHOTO1*** Though Nenê and Brazil were able to keep the score...

NBA Summer League Journal: Wizards Defeated by the NBA D-League Select Team 85-78
July 16th, 2012 at 6:00 AM
The Washington Wizards suffered their second loss of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League Sunday night. They were defeated by the NBA Developmental League's All-Star 85-78, closing out their third straight day of play at the COX Pavilion this weekend. Andre Emmett and Jeremy Wise had 17 and 12 respectively for...

NBA Summer League Journal: Washington Wizards Fall to Atlanta Hawks 102-82
July 14th, 2012 at 10:57 AM
Third overall pick Bradley Beal did not disappoint in his first appearance in a Washington Wizards uniform. Beal scored 22 points yesterday during the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League opener against the Atlanta Hawks. Yet for all of his efforts the team came up embarrassingly short, losing 102-82 to a Hawks...