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Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) greets Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) after an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Washington. Wall had 10 points and Paul had 19. The Wizards won 104-96. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Wall gets the best of Paul for one night

John Wall, more than anyone, made his presence felt at both ends of the floor — often at the expense of the back-to-back-to-back All-NBA First Team point guard on the other team. Published December 13, 2014

Members of the Georgetown basketball team stand for the National Anthem wearing "I Can't Breathe" t-shirts before an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Georgetown players take a calculated stand with "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts

The decisions to not indict police officers in the killing of two unarmed African-Americans in recent weeks caused the Georgetown men's basketball team to consider taking a stand. By wearing the phrase "I Can't Breathe" on T-shirts for warm-ups Wednesday night, they did. Published December 11, 2014

A customs officer stands guard in front of confiscated ivory before destruction in Dongguan, China. Fueled by growing numbers of middle-class consumers in China, global ivory prices have soared and helped spark the ivory-motivated killings of 100,000 elephants between 2010 and 2012. (Associated Press)

Illegal ivory trade 'out of control'

Thanks to a booming economy coupled with a legal system in China that encourages illegal ivory trade, the African elephant population is facing a severe crisis, according to a detailed new survey released Tuesday. Published December 9, 2014

In this Jan . 24, 2014 photo, Dorothy Bierman, 86, makes a right turn while driving in DeKalb, Ill.  (AP Photo/Daily Chronicle, Rob Winner)   **FILE**

Senior citizens back tougher rules for older drivers

Contrary to popular opinion, even the nation's senior citizens want the older drivers in front of them to turn off that left turn signal and go the extra mile to prove that they're still fit to be behind the wheel. Published December 1, 2014

George Mason' Erik Copes dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, in Charlottesville, Va. Virginia won 68-48. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

Slimmed down, refocused Erik Copes key to George Mason's hopes

"I don't think people are expecting much out of [Copes], but he's had a great offseason," coach Paul Hewitt said. "I think he has a chance to fulfill a lot of the promise that he showed when he walked in the door here three years ago. ... If he stays healthy, I think he can be as good as anybody in this league." Published November 11, 2014

George Washington guard Kethan Savage (11) drives to the basket as he is covered by Maryland forward Jonathan Graham, left, and Dez Wells, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the BB&T Classic, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

GW's Savage ready to elevate game further in return from injury

Before Savage fractured the fifth metatarsal in his left foot in January against St. Bonaventure, he had averaged 13.4 points per game as the Colonials' second-leading scorer. Forced to watch March Madness from the bench, Savage found fuel this offseason as he plotted his return. Published November 10, 2014

Trip Lee, born William Lee Barefield III, balances vocations as a Christian rap artist, a pastoral assistant at a D.C. church and a published author with his duties as a husband and father of two, all the while living with chronic fatigue syndrome.

D.C. rapper Trip Lee withstands disease, while pastoring at church, releasing album

Multi-tasking has become second nature for Trip Lee, who balances vocations as a Christian rap artist, a pastoral assistant at a D.C. church and a published author with his duties as a husband and father of a 2-year-old son and a 4-month-old daughter. And all this while living with chronic fatigue syndrome, which sometimes leaves the 26-year-old bedridden. Published November 3, 2014

Washington Wizards center DeJuan Blair poses for a photograph during NBA basketball media day at the Verizon Center in Washington, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

DeJuan Blair a big upgrade for Wizards' frontcourt

"[Blair is] only 6-foot-6, but he does everything like he's 6-10," John Wall said. "He can rebound. He screens. He can make floaters. He does the dirty work — the stuff that you need. And that's a great player to add to our team to make our big men even deeper." Published October 1, 2014