| Dec 22, 2012
| 11:22 AM
It has become part of college sports -- as ingrained as dunks and FieldTurf -- for large universities to accept prized basketball and football recruits and other athletes under more forgiving admissions criteria than are used for other students.
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:53 AM
There are days when Navy wide receiver Brandon Turner wonders how he is still at the academy, his college football career winding down and graduation within sight.
Many of those who Turner started with at the Naval Academy Prep School five years ago are...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:46 AM
We know that universities often use forgiving admissions criteria to admit top athletes who wouldn't otherwise get in.
But what happens to these football and basketball players once they arrive in their college classrooms? Do their grades ever catch...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:27 PM
If anyone wants to nitpick at Navy's football success over the past decade, a starting point — and finish line — might be the team's record in bowl games.
Going into Saturday's Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl against Arizona State (7-5) at San...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Jonathan Arledge is a smooth 6-foot-9 basketball player with a nice outside shooting touch for a big man, and the ability to also make nice moves near the basket. With little body fat, the Laurel Boys and Girls Club product and former Meade High School...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:23 PM
There was a time, not too long ago, when the NFL draft wasn't on Corey Fuller's radar.
Without a football scholarship offer during his senior year at Woodlawn, Fuller went to Kansas to run track and compete in the triple jump. After two years there,...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Is the Atlantic Coast Conference being vindictive with Maryland regarding its basketball schedule for its final season?...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 7:43 PM
Ryan Watson sat down to watch the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Tuesday night with his mind “pretty much made up.”
Purdue’s matchup with Western Michigan “didn’t have any impact” on Watson's college choice. But one...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Vince Bedesem had a bit of a defensive dilemma heading into the 2011 season.
The head football coach at Council Rock South High in Holland Pa., returned a preseason all-state defensive end in P.J. Gallo, but needed to address a linebacker corps that...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Despite winning a very prestigious engineering honor, Havre de Grace native Christopher Jones insists he's "not a big awards person" and "not a person that gets too excited."
The humble Jones, who works at Northrop Grumman, was recently named the 2012...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:10 PM
QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY: Blaine Dulkerian of White Hall, bachelor of arts in public relations; and Christina Heilman of Jarrettsville, bachelor of arts in public relations, graduated from Quinnipiac University during the 81st undergraduate commencement...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 10:00 AM
FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: Nicole Clarke of Abingdon, Jeremy Burnett of Fallston and Eric Ziegler of Fallston were named to its dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. To be included on the dean's list, students must complete 12 or more graded...