| Mar 8, 2013
Shortly before the 10th-ranked Maryland women's basketball team was to begin practice the other afternoon, junior forward Alyssa Thomas was bothered by a touch of stomach discomfort. Coach Brenda Frese didn't think twice before telling the Terps' most...
| Feb 13, 2013
BREVARD COLLEGE: Brevard College in Brevard, N.C., has named Antonio Johnson of Forest Hill to the honor roll for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY: Hanna Stambaugh, a 2012 graduate of Bel Air High School, was...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:05 PM
The University of Maryland's planned departure from the Atlantic Coast Conference has raised questions about the league's long-term survival, a sobering prospect for fans that grew up on games between the Terps and their Tobacco Road rivals.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:52 PM
University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has asserted repeatedly that the school would not end up paying the full exit fee of more than $50 million to the Atlantic Coast Conference. Loh, a Yale law graduate, has said the court would throw that...
| 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...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Who could be some of the surprise players to emerge from spring practice for the Terps?
| Nov 4, 2011
| 6:48 PM
The debate over whether to name Maryland's basketball court for longtime coach Gary Williams was more complicated than the public knew and included discussion of a possible large donation to the university, according to Board of Regents members.
| Nov 9, 2011
16. Dylon Cormier, Loyola
Jimmy Patsos was ecstatic to keep Cormier home for college. The Greyhounds coach was not only getting a first-team Baltimore Sun All-Metro player in Cormier, but also a player that would later prove to be his top local...