CEO Brian France made it clear this weekend that the organization wants to “eliminate the presence of that flag,” knowing that its use, while not in an official capacity, has tainted the perception of the sport.
The versatile center signed a new deal with the Capitals on Monday and will earn $5.25 million over the life of the deal, the team announced.
Wade, who has won three championships with the Heat, has decided to forgo a $16.1 million option in his contract and will test free agency.
The two women will be the last line of defense on Tuesday night for their teams, with each seeking a spot in the final match with a semifinal victory.
Williams dropped three of her first four games against Margarita Gasparyan, but was able to recover and win, 6-4, 6-1, for her 22nd consecutive Grand Slam victory.
Kelly Oubre Jr. has been over the top in every aspect since he was drafted by the Wizards late last week, and taming that approach was a task neither Eddie Jordan nor Flip Saunders were able to accomplish.
The brash, cocky attitude Oubre displayed shortly after being drafted late last week will play differently with the Wizards, who still view him as a player who will need plenty of professional seasoning.
Strasburg struck out a season-high nine batters in seven innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday.
James is likely to sign a new deal with the Cavaliers that will make him more than the $21.6 million headed his way if he were to exercise an option in the contract he signed prior to last season.
The Capitals finished the event by making just four picks, tying a franchise low, and walking away on Saturday without having selected a forward.
The 6-foot-4, 203-pound Samsonov was the top-ranked European goaltender available in the draft, according to NHL’s Central Scouting, and is the first goaltender taken by the Capitals in the first round since 2006.
A little more than three weeks after making his season debut, Rendon was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday, this time with what the team said is a strained left quadriceps muscle.