| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Who is going to replace Scott Spinelli on Mark Turgeon’s staff?
Don Markus: The only name that has surfaced...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:17 PM
Ex-Morgan State coach, player Johnson dies at 79
Aaron Acquilla Johnson Sr., former Morgan State men's basketball player and coach and Douglass alumnus, died Feb. 14. He was 79. As assistant coach under former head coach Nat...
| Feb 18, 2014
Bandbox and Ilikecandy won their respective races Monday at Laurel Park. Bandbox took the $250,000 General George Handicap (G3), giving the horse its first win in nearly three years. Under Xavier Perez, Bandbox, who is trained by Rodney Jenkins, completed...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The following Laurel area residents graduated from Salisbury University: Brent Greer, Bachelor of Arts in political science; and Lauren Westermeyer, Bachelor of Arts in psychology.
Dylan Haversack, of Laurel, earned Faculty Honors for fall 2013 at the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:18 AM
College football is heading for a new day. It won't be long before the players on the field are going to receive more than a pittance. The present structure governed by the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association is beginning to crack....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:18 AM
If Navy's game last week at Notre Dame was about the history of one of college football's longest series, Saturday's home game against Hawaii is about the heart. Specifically, it is about Ken Niumatalolo's heart.
Hawaii is more than just another...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among winners
Michael Phelps won two ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the annual ceremony in Los Angeles, topping the "Best Male Olympian" and "Best Record Breaking Performance" categories, and Jessica Long...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:17 PM
After their thrilling season-opening victories last weekend, the Gilman and St. Frances football teams will try to keep the momentum rolling against a couple more challenging opponents Sunday at the Under Armour Brothers In Arms Classic at Byrd Stadium....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The University of Maryland University College expects to be among the first wave of schools this academic year awarding transfer credit to those who have taken — and can prove they learned from — certain "massive open online courses," known as...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:25 PM
I was traveling alone in Georgia during the summer of 1964 to visit relatives, and vividly recall that a year after the March on Washington, a sense of racial tension still permeated much of the South.
I was from New Jersey, my mother was from Macon, Ga....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:22 PM
As they enter the 61st and final year of their partnership, Maryland and the Atlantic Coast Conference are like a newly divorced couple that is forced by circumstances to continue to live together and makes a halfhearted pledge to remain friends.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:15 PM
It would have been difficult for Matt Tilley to script a much better final year than the one that just concluded at Gilman.
Tilley played on the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship football team and his baseball and...