| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Baltimore native C.J. Fair was not selected in Thursday night's NBA draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Fair, who played at Syracuse for four years and emerged as a star his junior and senior seasons, was projected as a mid-to-late second round...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Former Towson star running back Terrance West has signed his first NFL contract.
The Cleveland Browns' rookie third-round draft pick's four-year deal is worth approximately $2.796 million and includes a $527,400 signing bonus, according to a source....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Morgan State University mismanaged the largest federal research program in its history, according to the organization that contracted with the school and alerted it to "serious performance and financial deficiencies" earlier this year.
In a letter to...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:39 PM
A few years ago, the Maryland legislature appointed a panel to assess the way it was funding higher education. As part of its scope, the panel evaluated the funding needs of the state's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), paying...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:30 AM
If my tax dollars were being spent on hard research generating hard scientific data and conclusions, I might be somewhat less offended at this taxpayer waste ("Morgan State warned of problems with its largest research program," June 25). However, Morgan...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:45 AM
In a recent commentary published in The Sun, Morgan State University President David Wilson described in glowing terms a multimillion-dollar NASA grant his institution won three years ago to conduct advanced climate and Earth sciences research. Mr. Wilson...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip.
And no longer would those who...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:39 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence allegations grows.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:30 AM
As the nation moves toward President Obama's goal of college degrees for 60 percent of Americans by 2020, the role of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) becomes even more important — particularly in Maryland, where 48 percent of...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:09 PM
After finishing just shy of a team championship at the county and regional meets, Long Reach seniors Tosin Oyewole and Robert Carter, Jr. — the team's top talents and undisputed leaders — knew there was still work to be done.
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As the holiday weekend draws to a close, please pause from the cookouts and fireworks to reflect on the meaning of this freedom we've been celebrating, knowingly or not.
When 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:34 PM
All Ian Chiles wanted, whether he was drafted or not, was a chance to play in the NBA.
The 7-foot-2, 260-pound former Morgan State center didn't hear his named called during the NBA draft June 26, but soon he'll get his long-awaited chance to play for...