Wizards guard John Wall was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week by the NBA after averaging 24.3 points and 8.5 assists as Washington went 3-1 last week. … D.C. United will open the 2014 Major League Soccer season at home March 8 against the Columbus Crew. The team announced its 34-game league schedule Monday. The slate, which features 11 national television dates, concludes Oct. 25 at Montreal. … James Madison fired longtime football coach Mickey Matthews on Monday. Matthews was 109-71 in 15 seasons in Harrisonburg.