Delle Donne, Messeeman help Mystics edge Aces, 97-95

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 24 points and hit a crucial turnaround jumper late, Emma Meesseman added a career postseason high 27 points, and the Washington Mystics held on for a 97-95 v...

Davis stops Nunez in 2nd to retain WBA title

BALTIMORE (AP) — Gervonta Davis stopped Ricardo Nunez midway through the second round to retain the WBA super featherweight title Saturday night in his first fight in his hometown in six years. ...

Kendrick homers, drives in 3 as Nats beat Marlins again, 9-6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick hit his eighth homer, drove in three runs and finished with three hits as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 9-6 on Sunday. Brian Dozier...

Williams takes Hurd's 154-pound belts by unanimous decision

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Challenger Julian Williams unanimously outpointed Jarrett Hurd on Saturday night to take the IBF, WBA and IBO super welterweight titles. Williams (27-1-1), fighti...

Moran hits pinch-hit, 3-run homer as Pirates top Nats 6-3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colin Moran had a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the 10th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates scored five runs off Washington's struggling bullpen in a 6-3 victory over the Nationals on...

Capitals win Metropolitan Division, beat Canadiens 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nic Dowd put Washington ahead for good early in the second period, Braden Holtby made 33 stops and the Capitals clinched the Metropolitan Division title with a 2-1 victory over the M...

Dwyane Wade scores 20 points, Heat beat Wizards 113-108

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Miami Heat remain alone in eighth place in the Eastern Conference with a 113-108 win over the Washington Wiz...

Peterson brothers aim to make case for title shots Sunday

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Fighting after an ugly loss and a long layoff, on the same TV card as his younger brother and with chatter about retirement growing louder, 35-year-old Lamont Peterson insists he...

Jokic leads balanced Nuggets effort in 113-108 win over Wiz

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 11 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading Washington Wizards 113-108 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory. Pau...

Beal, Bryant lead Wizards to crucial 100-90 win over Magic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 23 points, Thomas Bryant had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards made up ground in the Eastern Conference playoff race with a 100-90 win over th...

Beal's late surge lifts Wizards to 121-115 win over Kings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 21 of his 27 points after halftime, helping the Washington Wizards beat the Sacramento Kings 121-115 on Monday night despite twice giving back double-digit leads....

Kuznetsov's overtime winner lifts Caps over Rangers, 6-5

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored at 4:20 of overtime, just beating teammate Alex Ovechkin's stick to the puck, and the Washington Capitals defeated the New York Rangers 6-5 on Sunday in their...

Pacers hold off furious Wizards rally in 119-112 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thaddeus Young scored 22 points on 9-of-11 shooting, Bojan Bogdanovic added 18 and the streaking Indiana Pacers held off the struggling Washington Wizards 119-112 on Saturday night. ...

Prince, Huerter lead Hawks to 137-129 win over Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taurean Prince scored 12 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and hit five of Atlanta's 20 3-pointers, helping the Hawks defeat the Washington Wizards 137-129 on Monday night. ...

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks past Wizards, 131-115

WASHINGTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 37 points, making all of his season-high 17 free throws in a perfect night at the line for Milwaukee, and had 10 rebounds to help the NBA-leading Bucks r...