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Tim Lemke

Tim Lemke

Articles by Tim Lemke

Va. could approve new Capitals plates

The Washington Capitals' playoff ride could give fans from Virginia another way to show their loyalty - while they ride. Published May 7, 2009

Caps' wins earn them respect, profits

The Capitals' appearance in the Eastern Conference semifinals marks another big step in the club's transformation from NHL doormat to one of the most respected — and, eventually, profitable — franchises in the league. Published May 3, 2009

First Down

TWT Five: Most surprising starts of the baseball season. Published May 1, 2009

Nats can fill stands

SportsBiz: Club should find creative ways to lure fans. Published April 30, 2009

Retail signs of life

Sports retailers doing OK despite economic downturn. Published April 24, 2009

Alliance aims for Games

Group hopes to lure major sports events to Washington area. Published April 21, 2009

First Down

Best of the weekend. Published April 17, 2009

Sportscaster Madden leaves indelible mark

Watching football just won't be as fun this fall. John Madden, the emphatic NFL analyst who served as the football instructor to couch potatoes for 30 years, announced Thursday he is retiring from broadcasting. Published April 17, 2009

Window open for NHL

SportsBiz: Ratings growth could continue in the playoffs. Published April 16, 2009

Kalas dies after collapse at Nats Park

Philadelphia Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas died on Monday after being found unconscious in the Nationals Park television booth before the team's game against the Washington Nationals. Published April 13, 2009

Skating out of oblivion

Their journey began Wednesday not long after the sun ascended to melt the week-old Minnesota snow. A bus trip south to Route 2 between the frozen Cass Lake and Pike Bay. Another half-hour to Lake Winnibigoshish, through Warba, Wawina and Floodwood and another hour or so to Duluth. Published April 10, 2009

Puck stops here for the Frozen Four

The cherry blossoms have bloomed and kites soar on the Mall, but Washington has become the top place for action on ice. Published April 9, 2009

Mystics doing fine despite recession

For Washington Mystics officials, fighting through this economic downturn is a lot like playing a game of basketball. Utilizing fundamentals, solid execution and working your butt off. It also means getting creative when necessary. Published April 9, 2009