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  • It's not enough to post a point in playoff push

    The last team the Capitals wanted to be playing yesterday was the New Jersey Devils, a team that had won six of its last seven and was beginning its push for the No. 1 playoff seed. Golfers talk about the hole getting smaller when things are going against them; well, when you're firing pucks at a brick wall like Martin Brodeur, the net seems to get smaller.

  • Miami's halves are both empty

    Desperate for somebody to share the blame with, Wayne Huizenga has sold half the Miami Dolphins to Stephen Ross, a New York builder. Huizenga, I'm told, is keeping the 1-7 half and giving his new partner the 0-8 half.

  • Combine sit-down reveals integrity

    INDIANAPOLIS — The opening questions are easy. How's it going? Who's your agent? What's your draft-day phone number? Any injuries?

  • Hoyas' defense blankets Bearcats

    Posting its first tip-to-whistle domination of the month, No. 12 Georgetown turned in a 73-53 smothering of Cincinnati yesterday at Verizon Center to reclaim command of the Big East regular-season race.

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  • Wizards unlikely to make a trade

    Reiterating his sentiments from a week ago, Washington Wizards team president Ernie Grunfeld indicated yesterday it's unlikely he will make a trade by today's 3 p.m. deadline.

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  • Stern: Hornets can help the city

    NEW ORLEANS — Just last week NBA commissioner David Stern said he didn't want to build false hope in guaranteeing New Orleans would be the long-term home of the Hornets.

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