| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:17 AM
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands -- A few observations from Sunday's Maryland-Northern Iowa game in the semifinals of the Paradise Jam and thoughts about Monday's championship game against Providence:
** The margin of victory Sunday wasn't a true...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The Baltimore Sun's Don Markus, Jeff Barker and Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics in Terps athletics this week.
What’s the biggest difference between this year’s season opener against Connecticut at the Barclays Center and last year&...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Once in a while, songwriters are unnerved by their own revelations.
Last year, Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams asked her bandmate Taylor York to listen to a chorus she could not shake. The hook featured a repeated line that “was so simple and...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:20 PM
COLLEGE PARK — It might only be a year since Maryland took the same train ride to New York and bus ride to Brooklyn to play defending championship Kentucky at the Barclays Center.
But a lot has changed for the Terps as they headed up again for...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:20 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Notre Dame point guard Eric Atkins was born in Connecticut and kept his allegiance to the Huskies after moving to Howard County when he was in grade school.
But the games that used to draw his attention every year were those played...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Driving around Baltimore this past summer, I noticed a trend of pulling down houses and replacing them with new ones or paving over the land for a parking lot, as Friends School recently did after demolishing a two-story stucco house that dated to the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Emile Griffith's remarkable life ended last week with the boxer's death at age 75, but I hope his story of strength, triumph, tragedy and redemption should never leave us.
We talk and write often about how sports is a microcosm of our lives and the...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The murder of 20 children and seven adults in Connecticut brings 2012 to a shocking and sad end.
Perhaps a few uplifting stories will dominate the year's waning days, providing a holiday boost. And we should remember the inspiring sub-stories from...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Of all the cities Chris Tomlin plays, Baltimore is one of his favorites.
"I don't know what it is, but it seems like there's nights where you feel really connected to the people immediately," Tomlin said. "There's other nights where you have to work at...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:25 AM
When the 137th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show arrives in New York City next week, even the small breeds will be living large.
That's because pet travel is booming across the United States, with more travelers than ever taking along their four-...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:06 PM
No, this has nothing to do with The Rock. But it's still just as relevant to say. Finally. FINALLY.
The news of WWE's latest Hall of Fame inductee broke Monday afternoon. When I read the name, I got goosebumps. A smile on my face. It was...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:30 PM
One of the first trips Mark Turgeon made after succeeding Gary Williams at Maryland was to Baltimore.
Not only did Turgeon have to make sure Nick Faust, then a senior at City, was still coming to College Park, but Maryland's new coach also wanted the...