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  • Terps' Turgeon: 'He's just a basketball coach'

    Terps' Turgeon: 'He's just a basketball coach'
    In the summer of 1983, an undersized, unrecruited point guard arrived unannounced in new coach Larry Brown's office at Kansas. After talking with him for a few moments, Brown gave Mark Turgeon a spot on the team. "I beat [Division II] Washburn for him,"...
  • Coffee Companion -- 2/10

    Coffee Companion -- 2/10
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • Liberty High athletic director puts Lions in state spotlight

    Liberty High athletic director puts Lions in state spotlight
    Ed DeVincent isn't a person who seeks the limelight. The athletic director at Liberty High School puts the Lions' coaches and players first, while he works behind the scenes to improve the school's sports program. In his fifth year as the head of...
  • Calipari and Pitino aren't the only big-name coaches to feud

    Calipari and Pitino aren't the only big-name coaches to feud
    The sniping between Kentucky’s John Calipari and Louisville’s Rick Pitino has been put on hold this week, much to the disappointment of the fan bases of their respective teams and the media assembled for the Final Four in New Orleans. It...
  • Maryland to name Comcast Center court for Gary Williams

    Maryland to name Comcast Center court for Gary Williams
    Maryland said Tuesday that it will name the Comcast Center basketball court for Gary Williams, who retired as men's coach in May after 22 seasons and a school-record 461 wins. Williams will be honored during a Dec. 9 Comcast Center ceremony. He will join...
  • No quit in these coaches

    John McKissick is in his 60th season coaching the Summerville (S.C.) High School football team. No head football coach has held the same post longer. None on any level has ever won more games (589). But McKissick, who turns 85 this month, never...
  • Former Cardinal Gibbons and Duke star Wojciechowski helping U.S. men prepare for the Games

    Former Cardinal Gibbons and Duke star Wojciechowski helping U.S. men prepare for the Games
    Steve Wojciechowski still looks like the pugnacious point guard who came out of Cardinal Gibbons nearly two decades ago and proved those wrong who said he wouldn't make an impact at Duke. He's spent the past 13 years as an assistant and now associate...
  • Maryland at Johns Hopkins: Three things to watch

    Maryland at Johns Hopkins: Three things to watch
    The 108th meeting in a series that dates back to 1895 should be an intriguing affair. Both teams bounced back from disappointing losses from the previous week. No. 10 Maryland (6-3) walloped No. 20 Navy, 13-6, April 6 after dropping a 12-8 decision to No....
  • Salisbury's Berkman not shy about aiming for perfect season

    Salisbury is as many as eight games away from wrapping up the program’s seventh perfect season. The Sea GullsĀ (16-0) finish the regular season this Saturday with their annual War on the Shore contest against Washington before entering the Capital...
  • Phelps joins pool of SI Sportsmen of Year

    Even though Michael Phelps is taking a break from the pool, he's still picking up honors. The Rodgers Forge native yesterday became the first swimmer named Sports Illustrated'sSportsman of the Year. He's just the third athlete from Maryland to be so...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Orioles: Updated May 5 Scott Miller of CBSSports.com writes about the culture change taking place with the Orioles: This guy [Dave Trembley] is such a renegade that the Orioles actually...
  • Opposites attract

    Opposites attract
    It does not matter where Bob Bowman lays his head to rest at night - and it could be anywhere, from Baltimore to Barcelona, Ann Arbor to Beijing - he does not hear his alarm clock in the morning. He is always awake long before it wails, usually on the...