| Nov 1, 2009
When a Division I college football team struggles, the most vocal portion of the fan base tends to make itself heard.
That's the case at Maryland, where coach Ralph Friedgen and his staff have been a target of criticism in blogs and on message boards...
| Jun 13, 2009
Michael Phelps clobbered the competition in the 200-meter butterfly at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. Phelps touched first in 1 minute, 54.31 seconds, beating the field by 5.67 seconds. Phelps' time lowered the meet record of 1:55.93 set by...
| Feb 7, 2008
Maryland's incoming football class is heavy on receivers and local talent, in keeping with coach Ralph Friedgen's desire to retain players from the region.
Half of the 18-member class announced yesterday by Friedgen is from Maryland. Friedgen has been...
| Aug 16, 2008
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...
| Sep 17, 2009
- The white wine was chilling on the counter. The chicken Parmesan, flank steak and Caesar salads were soon to arrive.
Rick Jaklitsch's second-level Byrd Stadium suite had a swank look and a new-car smell.
But the party was down a few guests.
| Aug 27, 2008
Ball and burden in Gary's court
By David Steele
To answer your question, no, it is not too much to ask a team that has won a national championship to reach the NCAA tournament in more than half of the next six seasons.
That is Gary Williams' fault. He...
| Apr 16, 2008
Recruiting Tavon Austin: This is the first in a series of occasional articles in which Dunbar football standout Tavon Austin takes readers through the recruiting process in his own words, as told to Sun reporter Stefen Lovelace. Austin, a junior running...
| May 2, 2008
Last week I got an offer from Georgia. It's the second Southeastern Conference offer I've received so far, with the other one coming from South Carolina.
Right now, all the schools are kind of the same to me since I haven't gotten the chance to really...
| May 24, 2008
Maryland basketball recruit Tyree Evans has asked to be released from his letter of intent, ending a campus debate over whether the talented guard should be permitted to play for the Terrapins despite a string of criminal offenses.
Maryland released a...
| Mar 17, 2009
Mark Spitz says he feels badly for Michael Phelps. Spitz, whose record of seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympics was broken when Phelps won eight last year, talked briefly about Phelps last night while in Little Rock, Ark., for a speaking engagement....
| Feb 26, 2009
A smattering of spectators trickled in and out of the Lombard Middle School gym last Saturday for a late-season Baltimore Innovative Athletic Conference boys basketball matchup between host Baltimore Freedom Academy and Coppin Academy.
Most of the 60...
| Jul 7, 2008
Bernard Williams's run of Olympic success is over.
After collecting gold in the 400-meter relay at Sydney in 2000 and silver in the 200-meter dash at Athens in 2004, there will be no trip to Beijing for Williams next month.
Williams, 30, a Carver...