YOU ARE OLD: Bradley Beal Wore "23" Because Of LeBron, Not MJ

Bradley Beal always wore the number 23, from AAU ball to preps to his single year of college. He had to switch to No. 3 when he was drafted by the Wizards, since that number's unofficially retired for one Michael Jeffrey Jordan. You'd think Beal would be honored. But no, it turns out, he wore 23 because he idolized… » 1/06/14 4:10pm 1/06/14 4:10pm

This Is The Worst Offensive Possession Of The NBA Season

Did you watch the Nuggets-Wizards game last night? I sure hope you didn't, because that game suuuuuucked. It was a game that featured a final score of 75-74, a combined 44 turnovers, and ended with the Wizards blowing four straight chances at a game-winning shot. But perhaps no play captures the full magnitude of suck … » 12/10/13 10:10am 12/10/13 10:10am

Ex-Fiancée Had No Idea Jason Collins Was Gay, Remains “Deeply Hurt”

Carolyn Moos is the former Stanford and WNBA player who dated Jason Collins for eight years, only to have him call off their engagement without explanation one month before their 2009 wedding. Back in April, after Collins told the world he was gay, Moos said she had had no idea. She's now written a piece for » 7/08/13 5:43pm 7/08/13 5:43pm

Someone Wrote The World's Dumbest Column About John Wall's New Tats

This, from the Washington Post's Jason Reid, is not so much a column as it is an extended pageant answer. It's as if someone had just asked: "Miss DC, do you think the Washington Wizards should give John Wall a max contract in light of his recently revealed predilection for body art?" And Miss DC had replied: » 6/25/13 10:35am 6/25/13 10:35am

Woman Sues Nick Young For Alleged 2011 Rape; Cops Skeptical

A California woman has filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging that in 2011 Nick Young drugged her in a California bar, brought her back to his apartment and raped her. Young was a member of the Wizards at the time of the allegations. [Update: According to TMZ, the LAPD had dismissed her claims before she… » 5/16/13 1:35am 5/16/13 1:35am

Matthew Shepard's Mother On Jason Collins's Tribute: "It Made Me Cry"

Sam Gardner of Fox Sports caught up with Matthew Shepard's parents to get their reaction to word that Jason Collins had worn No. 98 with the Celtics and Wizards last season as a quiet tribute to their son. As you might expect, they were quite touched by the gesture. » 4/30/13 3:30pm 4/30/13 3:30pm