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  • Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame

    Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame
    Since a memorial service at a sweltering, standing-room only Cole Field House was held a few days after Len Bias' death in June 1986, there has been little official connection between the former basketball All-American and the University of Maryland....
  • Looking Out: Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, sister of NBA player, makes international news

    Looking Out: Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, sister of NBA player, makes international news
    Yesterday, in the wake of the second murder of a transgender woman in Baltimore in the last two months, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts held a press conference to convey a commitment to solving the crime and improving police relations with the...
  • Bomb threat in Edgewood; trash fight in Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]

    Bomb threat in Edgewood; trash fight in Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Timothy Graybeal ,48, of the 700 block of Gilbert Road, was arrested Tuesday on a Baltimore County warrant charging him with driving with an expired license, driving...
  • NBA veteran Metta World Peace drops track about Baltimore

    NBA veteran Metta World Peace drops track about Baltimore
    NBA veteran Metta World Peace hasn't been seen in the NBA since the New York Knicks waived him in February, but it appears he's been in the recording studio since then — and he's showing some love to Baltimore while in there. Hot New Hip Hop...
  • Mark Turgeon, Terps try to move past tumultuous offseason and on to new success

    Mark Turgeon, Terps try to move past tumultuous offseason and on to new success
    COLLEGE PARK — This is not how Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon envisioned the Terps would enter the Big Ten Conference. Coming off a disappointing 17-15 season and having lost half his scholarship players in a tumultuous four-week...
  • On Cantor's defeat, Obama's foreign policy debacle and old-school basketball [Commentary]

    On Cantor's defeat, Obama's foreign policy debacle and old-school basketball [Commentary]
    Item: Washington is abuzz with the shocking defeat of House majority Leader Eric Cantor in a Republican primary. David Brat, a tea party-inspired college professor with little money but plenty of energy, pulled off the historic upset. Most of the...
  • Morgan State's Ian Chiles looks for a chance to prove he can play in the NBA

    Morgan State's Ian Chiles looks for a chance to prove he can play in the NBA
    WASHINGTON -- Joel Chiles remembers taking his youngest son, Ian, to a carnival many years ago. Ian was 10 years old, and he wanted to play the basketball game in which you win a prize for a certain amount of made shots. Joel gave Ian three $1 bills...
  • Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team

    Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. was named Most Valuable Player of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League by a unanimous panel of media members, while Wizards forward Otto Porter was named first-team...
  • Loyola Blakefield's Ryan Conrad named Towson Times male Athlete of the Year

    Loyola Blakefield's Ryan Conrad named Towson Times male Athlete of the Year
    Loyola Blakefield junior Ryan Conrad chose a path fewer high school stars are following these days -- playing three sports. He wasn't interested in specializing in just one or two.  The 2014 Towson Times male Athlete of the Year didn't consider giving...
  • NBA draft prospect Elfrid Payton Jr. has his dad's defensive instincts

    NBA draft prospect Elfrid Payton Jr. has his dad's defensive instincts
    Periodically, Mike Pringle's phone beeps with a text message from a teammate on the Baltimore Stallions' 1995 Canadian Football League champions. Check this out, the message reads, followed by a link to game-action highlights of a gifted college...
  • C.J. Fair has put in the work to hear his name called at NBA draft

    C.J. Fair has put in the work to hear his name called at NBA draft
    Like many 12 year olds, C.J. Fair dabbled in many different sports. He played some baseball, a little football and anything his friends were into at the time. Then he started "growing like a weed," as his father Carl put it, and Carl asked him to pick...
  • Roscoe Smith hopes hard work is his ticket to a chance in the NBA

    Roscoe Smith hopes hard work is his ticket to a chance in the NBA
    Those close to Roscoe Smith share a favorite phrase. When speaking of Smith, a Baltimore native and 6-foot-8 Nevada-Las Vegas forward entered in Thursday's NBA draft, they repeat a pair of words, over and over. It's not necessarily a nickname, but his...