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Open scoring to get a fighting chance at MCI Center

...attractive card, yet it's the controversial open scoring system that could make Saturday's night of boxing at the MCI Center an event to remember. The World Boxing Association will post scores from the ringside judges after each round when Sharmba...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/23/oth_259748.shtml
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Tyson bout closer after D.C. mayor guarantees security at arena

...Wednesday guaranteed the owner of the MCI Center "a safe environment" for a Mike...bout could be held June 8 at the MCI Center. Pollin had said he would consider...the logistics are worked out, the MCI Center will be available." Another hurdle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/07/oth_337270.shtml
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Tyson gets Washington boxing license

...setting the stage for June 8 bout with Lennox Lewis at the MCI Center. "We looked at the application that's what it is...usually put up by casinos to stage heavyweight fights. MCI Center owner Abe Pollin agreed to allow his arena to stage the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/13/oth_338402.shtml
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In Washington, Jordan vanishes into thin Air

...stay-at-home job. Jordan hasn't attended a game at the MCI Center since the Feb. 24 trading deadline, the day the basketball...Lakers play the Wizards. The Chicago Bulls come to the MCI Center on Saturday, but Jordan has few links with his old team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/14/nba_284131.shtml
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Maryland seeks redemption in ACC tournament

...the opening round Thursday at the MCI Center would go a long way toward enabling...Maryland is no stranger to the MCI Center. The Terrapins play there twice...Washington, but Abe Pollin, who owns the MCI Center, is delighted to see it in 2005...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/10/nca_446927.shtml
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Memphis still in Tyson-Lewis picture

...meet Thursday with officials of the MCI Center, which would be the Washington fight...Williams. Williams also persuaded MCI Center owner Abe Pollin to allow the arena...Mall, a 10-minute walk from the MCI Center. "We have not expressed an opinion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/14/oth_338632.shtml
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Blatche to miss camp after shooting

...gunshot wounds from an attempted carjacking. Blatche walked under his own power as he visited with teammates at the MCI Center on Wednesday, three days after the shooting and one day after being released from the hospital. "It's a very scary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/29/nba_7454.shtml
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Wizards beat Bulls in final seconds

...the first round of the playoffs. For the first time since 1982, the franchise is headed there. Confetti flooded the MCI Center floor Friday night as the Wizards broke a 23-year drought without winning a playoff series by defeating the Chicago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/07/nba_452421.shtml
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People in the News

...was reported missing by her husband after she didn't meet friends at the "Red, White & Crue Tour 2005" show at the MCI Center. The band will match an earlier reward of up to $10,000 to increase publicity about the woman's disappearance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/26/ent_451366.shtml
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WNBA coaches select All-Star reserves

...forward Sheri Sam and Cleveland forward Penny Taylor in making their first All-Star appearances Monday night at the MCI Center in Washington D.C. Also chosen as reserves for the Eastern Conference were Charlotte guard Andrea Stinson and guard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/11/nba_347999.shtml
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