Beal ready to max out for Wizards after 5-year, $128M deal

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington's Bradley Beal understands the expectations that come with signing a five-year, $128 million contract. The Wizards' guard rattled off a list of responsibilities during a press conference on Wednesday, one day after officially re-signing with Washington. Flanked by Wizards owner Ted Leonsis, team president Ernie Grunfeld and coach Scott Brooks, the 23...
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Wizards owner Ted Leonsis says Bradley Beal grew 'almost an inch'

The Wizards annouced officially re-signing Bradley Beal will appropriate fanfare.The team rolled out the whole gang, including owner Ted Leonsis, general manager Ernie Grunfeld and
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
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Ted Leonsis, Wizards would have been crushed to see Beal leave

Developing and holding on to talent draft picks is key. Ted Leonsis and the Wizards would have been crushed to see Bradley Beal leave.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
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Bradley Beal grew “almost an inch” this season, according to Wizards owner Ted Leonsis

There was a lot of talk at the press conference to discuss Bradley Beal’s contract (which you can watch here) about his growth in Washington. However, most people probably weren’t expecting to hear about Beal’s actual physical growth. Wizards owner Ted Leonsis said during the press conference that Beal grew almost an inch during the season, which he then reiterated after the...
Via Bullets Forever
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Ted Leonsis issues statement following NBA's decision to move All-Star Game

On Thursday afternoon, the NBA officially announced that the 2017 NBA All-Star Game was being removed from Charlotte, N.C. due to the state's controversial anti-LGBT
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ted Leonsis on how they decided on the 'Valor' nickname

After unveiling the name and logo of the Washington AFL team, Ted Leonsis tells CSN Mid-Atlantic's Julie Donaldson how he decided on the 'Valor' name.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ted Leonsis feels the burn from Greg Wyshynski on Twitter

“Mess with the bull, get the horns.” That old adage is something that Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis is probably thinking about at this moment. Leonsis took a shot at Puck Daddy’s Greg Wyshynski on Twitter in response to an innocuous tweet promoting Seat Geek with a crack about Yahoo being for sale: @wyshynski @SeatGeek I think some one will buy Yahoo Sports in this...
Via Awful Announcing
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Ted Leonsis says new D.C. Arena League team will have ‘e-sporting look,’ whatever that means

There’s a new Arena League Football team coming to Washington D.C., and owner Ted Leonsis (who also owns the Wizards and Capitals) has quite a vision for the franchise. Via the Washington Post’s Dan Steinberg, here’s what Leonsis has planned: “I think this is a way to continue to have football that’s outside of the NFL, but to do it in a more millennial-sensitive way...
Via The Comeback
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Capitals, Wizards eschewing digital distribution for new RSN deal – for now

Washington Capitals and Wizards owner Ted Leonsis has made waves in the past by insinuating he’d consider keeping the TV rights for his two teams in-house, and making games available online through his Monumental Network. The idea of dumping a local RSN for an over the top service is also being considered by Clippers owner Steve Ballmer. But Leonsis is pumping the brakes on going...
Via Awful Announcing
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Agreement or not, Alex Ovechkin is going to the 2018 Olympics

By John Coppinger The NHL hasn’t decided whether its players will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Alex Ovechkin has decided that it doesn’t matter, he’s going. In an interview with Tass in Russia, Ovechkin said that he, and others, will head to Pyeongchang to play for their country: “The same situation was with the [2014] Sochi Games, they said...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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