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Tim Lemke

Articles by Tim Lemke

Pollin: ‘I’m not going to quit’

More than 100 friends and family members gathered Monday to hear more stories about Wizards owner Abe Pollin, a man described as both "ubiquitous" and "inexhaustable." Published March 9, 2009

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Best of the weekend sports. Published March 6, 2009

Museum struggles reveal challenges ahead for Redskins

The Washington Redskins have long been a major passion of area sports fans, and the team is in early discussions about capitalizing on that love by opening a Hall of Fame and museum in Northern Virginia. Published March 5, 2009

Versus geared for IRL

SportsBiz: Davis leading network in new directions. Published March 5, 2009

Change in draft may halt troubles

Recent cases of fraud and potential corruption involving the signing of baseball players in Latin America have cast new attention to the possibility of a worldwide draft in major league baseball. Published March 4, 2009

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TWT Five: Most questionable sports sponsors. Published February 27, 2009

NBA gets a loan

SportsBiz: League to borrow $200 million in wake of recession. Published February 26, 2009

United supporters mixed on relocation

D.C. United's plan to move into a new soccer stadium in Prince George's County has been met with a mixture of excitement, disappointment and skepticism by fans. Published February 24, 2009

Despite better checks, MLB clubs still get fooled

The revelation that a top Washington Nationals prospect from the Dominican Republic falsified his identity and age has underscored the challenges teams face in Latin America. Published February 20, 2009

Can’t bank on sponsors

SportsBiz: Sports and financial services industry hit tough times. Published February 19, 2009

Smoke yet to clear on marijuana effects

Michael Phelps avoided arrest in connection with his use of a marijuana pipe at a party in South Carolina last fall. But he has not dodged questions about why, as the world's most accomplished swimmer, he would consider taking the drug in the first place. Published February 19, 2009

Phelps won’t face drug charge

A sheriff in South Carolina said he will not charge Michael Phelps with drug possession despite a photo that surfaced showing the swimmer smoking marijuana at a college party in November. Published February 17, 2009

United eyes 2011 for new home

D.C. United owner Victor MacFarlane said Monday his team could begin play in a new stadium in Prince George's County as early as the second half of the 2011 season and promised that no existing tax dollars would be used to finance its construction. Published February 17, 2009

Economy puts race in back seat

NASCAR's best drivers will line up at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday against a backdrop of 200,000 fans and an economic downturn that has rippled through the sport. Published February 15, 2009

MASN will have 65 more Nats games in HD

The Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles each will have 105 games broadcast in high definition this season, up from 40 last year, the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network announced Friday. Published February 14, 2009

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Best of the weekend. Plus, top five NBA All-Star Game performances. Published February 13, 2009

Md. bill could result in stadium for United

D.C. United made its strongest move yet toward a potential move out of the District, revealing Thursday that Prince George's County and Maryland officials will present a new bill that would authorize construction of a new, soccer-specific stadium in the Maryland suburbs. Published February 13, 2009

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HE SAID WHAT? Published February 6, 2009