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Cincinnati's Cashmere Wright (1), second from left, scores a basket to put Cincinnati ahead towin the game against Georgetown during the quarterfinal round of the Big East tournament in New York on Thursday, March 8, 2012. Cincinnati defeated Georgetown in double overtime 72-70. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Georgetown can't overcome misses, mistakes in 2OT loss to Cincinnati

As the horn roared, the basketball bounced harmlessly off the back of the rim, Georgetown supporters in courtside seats and bespoke suits groaned and the hand-written "Simsanity" sign high in the stands at Madison Square Garden disappeared. Published March 8, 2012

Washington Nationals center fielder Roger Bernadina and Seattle Mariners outfielder Greg Halman were among a group of major leaguers who toured Europe in November. A week after they parted, Halman, 24, was dead, and his brother, Jason, was charged with murder.

Bernadina reflects on friend's death

While Roger Bernadina fights for an outfield job with the Washington Nationals, the memory of his murdered friend is never far away. Last November, Greg Halman, a 24-year-old outfielder with the Seattle Mariners, was stabbed to death in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Published March 5, 2012

Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg struck out three Houston Astros during his 44-pitch outing at Space Coast Stadium. Washington dropped a 10-2 decision to Houston. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

All systems are go for Strasburg

Stephen Strasburg's delivery was flawless. Arms crossed in front of his locker, the 23-year-old right-hander didn't let a smile sneak onto his face as the words left his mouth. Published March 4, 2012

Washington Nationals pitcher Edwin Jackson (33) pitches in the first inning as the Washington Nationals play the Houston Astros during spring training at the Osceola County Stadium, Kissimmee, Fla., Saturday, March 3, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Nationals' Edwin Jackson out of sync in spring opener

Sun baked Osceola County Stadium on Saturday, from Cub Scouts in orange bandannas to middle-aged men clutching binders of baseball cards and jostling for autographs along the first-base line to fans in Houston Astros jerseys belting out "Deep in the Heart of Texas." Published March 3, 2012

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Matt Purke (50) pitches against Georgetown Hoyas during spring training at Space Coast Stadium, Viera, Fla., Friday, March 2, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Matt Purke pitches Nationals past Hoyas 3-0

Nationals' lefty Matt Purke pitched three sharp innings — his longest professional outing — in a 3-0 exhibition win Friday against Georgetown. Published March 2, 2012

Seton Hall's Jordan Theodore led all scorers with 29 points as Seton Hall defeated Georgetown 73-55 on Tuesday night at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Seton Hall, Theodore shoot past No. 9 Georgetown for easy upset

The ushers in black blazers emblazoned with "Prudential Center Security" gathered in twos and threes as the final seconds drifted away inside the arena. They clutched walkie-talkies and shot wary glances at Seton Hall's student section bouncing to House of Pain's "Jump Around" and an impending upset. Published February 21, 2012

Georgetown's Nate Lubick (34) totaled seven points, eight rebounds, five assists and four blocks in a 71-61 Big East win over St. John's at Verizon Center. (Associated Press)

Lubick comes on strong for Hoyas

Nate Lubick is difficult to miss. Built like an NFL tight end at 6-foot-8 and 235 pounds, Lubick specializes in the dirty, bruising work in the post. But the ex-Parade All-American's sophomore season has been fraught with inconsistency. Published February 12, 2012

Georgetown's Markel Starks has 44 fouls, which place him fourth on the team. He's committed three or more in nine games. (Associated Press)

Hoyas' Starks plagued by inconsistency at the point

Before the season, Starks labeled himself a question mark, as he assumed the starting point guard's responsibilities after a freshman season of reserve duty. Twenty-two games and one unexpected start later, Starks embraces the uncertainty. Published February 7, 2012

Charles Kendrick Lee (right), charged in the slaying of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor, is joined by attorneys David Brener (left) and Wilbur Smith in a Miami courtroom Dec. 21, 2007. (The Associated Press)

Waiting for justice in slaying of Redskins Sean Taylor

While the sporting world counts down the hours until the start of Sunday's Super Bowl, family and friends of onetime Washington Redskins superstar Sean Taylor face a much longer wait for justice to be done. Published February 2, 2012

Navy to join Big East for football in 2015

The Big East's transformation continued Tuesday when Navy accepted an invitation to join the conference as a football member starting in July 2015. Published January 24, 2012

Redskins' logos still subject of court battle

A years-long effort to cancel six Washington Redskins' federal trademarks is scheduled for trial next month before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, according to board documents. Published January 5, 2012

Georgetown's Markel Starks, front, grabs a rebound away from Louisville's Gorgui Dieng during the second half of an NCAA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, in Louisville, Ky. Georgetown beat Louisville 71-68. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Poised Hoyas upset Louisville on road

None of the frenzy of a Big East road arena bothered John Thompson III's band of youngsters Wednesday night, as No. 12 Georgetown opened conference play with a 71-68 upset of fourth-ranked Louisville. Published December 28, 2011