| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Forget for a moment about where Maryland-Duke might rank in the pantheon of college basketball rivalries and think back instead to Duke fans chanting "Sweat, Gary, sweat" at former Maryland coach Gary Williams. His face is glistening and his silver hair...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
How much influence did Mike Krzyzewski have in Maryland not getting a return game from Duke this...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:09 PM
How about a new coach?
The best Pau Gasol trade? Mike D'Antoni for any coach with enough common sense to find a way to make it work. Once again, D'Antoni being so wedded to a system has compromised his ability to maximize his...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:21 PM
No matter how much fun you had over the Fourth of July holiday, Rob Gronkowski probably had more fun.
The New England Patriots star and self-proclaimed “fiesta” was spotted partying all around the city during the holiday weekend. Gronk...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The rash of injuries to Lakers point guards that has afflicted starters, backups and fill-ins alike struck Kobe Bryant on Thursday, the All-Star learning he will miss about six weeks with a broken bone in his left knee.
Bryant initially shrugged off the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The team survived the first 19 games of the season without Kobe Bryant, winning 10 while waiting for their All-Star guard to return from Achilles' tendon surgery.
Now Bryant is down with a knee injury that will knock him out for six more weeks.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
It took 45 wins to make the playoffs last year. The Lakers finished as the seventh-seed last season, ahead of the Houston Rockets, who also ended the regular season at 45-37.
What are the odds the Lakers get to 45 wins this season?
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Jordan Farmar will miss approximately four weeks with a torn left hamstring, according to the Lakers.
Farmar played just 56 seconds against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night before asking to be pulled from the game. An MRI on Monday revealed...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:25 PM
On Monday, Jordan Farmar received a platelet-rich plasma injection into his torn left hamstring.
The Lakers point guard was injured Sunday in a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. Farmar played just 56 seconds before limping to the locker room....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:00 PM
On Tuesday, the Lakers waived forward Shawne Williams, but not before he earned $475,334.
The Lakers now have 14 players on the roster, one below the league maximum.
Including three waived players (Chris Duhon, Elias Harris and Williams), the team's...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:46 AM
When Dwight Howard made the decision to leave the Lakers for the Houston Rockets in free agency this past summer, he knew he'd have a long list of detractors.
"Everybody's saying I was a 'coward' for leaving [the Lakers], and I knew I was going to get...