SNYDER: Wizards need to conjure up a potion for relevance

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Wall is the Wizards‘ lone star, the best hope to keep the spotlight on D.C. once the Nats are done and the Skins finish below .500 again. There’s a chance that the Wizards could sneak into the playoffs as a No. 8 seed but only if Wall fulfills his potential. This season represents his best opportunity to reveal his true colors, especially with the Verizon Center co-tenants (not) on ice.

Strasburg and Bryce Harper have driven the buzz and helped lead the Nats to prominence. Alex Ovechkin has done likewise for the Caps. RG3 has mastered the first part of the equation in no time. Now everything is lined up for Wall to continue the trend.

With all eyes on D.C., what’s it going to be?

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Deron Snyder is an award-winning journalist and Washington Times sports columnist with more than 25 years of experience. He has worked at USA Today and his column was syndicated in Gannett’s 80-plus newspapers from 2000-2009, appearing in The Arizona Republic, The Indianapolis Star, The Detroit News and many others. Follow Deron on Twitter @DeronSnyder or email him at deronwashtimes@gmail.com.

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