| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
What has Maryland been most lacking this season in going 17-15?
Jeff Barker: A rim protector? Some...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:27 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. — After beating Duke and narrowly losing to North Carolina in last year's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, Maryland looked at the National Invitation Tournament as a building block for Mark Turgeon's program.
If the Terps are...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Maryland’s disappointing 17-15 season hit a new low Sunday night, when the Terps were excluded from the 32-team field for the National Invitation Tournament.
Despite finishing with a .500 record in the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season (9-...
| 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...
| 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 29, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Dec. 29, 1982: The Blast treats its fourth straight sellout crowd at the Civic Center to a 5-4 Major Indoor Soccer League victory over the first-place Cleveland Force, ending the visitor's 10-game winning streak. Joey Fink scores twice for the Blast (11-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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&...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Rudolph S. Gebhardt, who went from being a circus performer to a banker, died Sept. 10 of a blood clot at his Clearwater, Fla., home.
The former longtime Glen Arm resident was 86.
The son of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performers, Mr....