| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:53 PM
On Friday he is to be enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, a greying icon of a long-gone professional league that introduced the tri-colored ball and the 3-point shot. That's where Bob "Slick" Leonard won acclaim.
Three times in...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:51 PM
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Marcin Gortat knew he wasn't going to be in Phoenix long the moment the rebuilding Suns drafted former Maryland center Alex Len fifth overall in June, but that...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:35 PM
Hall of Fame center Walt Bellamy, a four-time All-Star during 14 NBA seasons who played for the Bullets during their first two years in Baltimore, died Saturday, according to the Atlanta Hawks. He was 74. No cause of death was announced.
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Nov. 19, 2000: A 27-0 defeat of the Dallas Cowboys gives the Ravens their fourth shutout of the season before an announced 69,416 at PSINet Stadium. The Ravens (8-4) gain 250 rushing yards, a franchise record, as Jamal Lewis runs for 187 of them.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Paul M. Baker, a highly respected Baltimore basketball coach who was inducted into three athletic halls of fame, died Saturday of complications from Parkinson's disease at Genesis Health Care — The Pines in Easton. He was 78.
"He was quite a figure...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Half a century ago, the Baltimore Bullets came into the world without much fuss. There was no parade for the city's new National Basketball Association team. The opening night crowd fell far short of a sellout. And the Bullets bowed meekly to the world...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:07 PM
— The 2002 Maryland basketball season could hardly have arrived quickly enough for Juan Dixon.
The guard and his teammates had lost a 22-point lead to Duke in the 2001 Final Four.
"We had a bad taste in our mouths the whole offseason," said Dixon,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Three summers ago, Phil Booth didn't have a chance.
Playing former Mount St. Joseph standout Eric Atkins one-on-one, the Gaels' current star was dominated by the then Notre Dame-bound point guard.
Atkins says Booth didn't score.
"It probably still...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:44 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Is Alex Len definitely leaving for the NBA and has his status gone up after he finished the season...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
June 12, 1993: A 10-game winning streak, their longest in six years, lifts the Orioles over .500 for the first time. Paul Carey gets three hits as the Birds score four runs in the top of the ninth to defeat the Boston Red Sox, 5-1.
June 13, 1985: The...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 2:04 PM
We’re less than two months away from the start of college basketball season, which means that it’s time to begin the second annual Sweet 16.
For those who missed it last year, The Sweet 16 is my list of Baltimore’s top college...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:55 AM
It's not quite Mother's Day in America yet, but you can send your parents cool footage of a physicist talking about rubber bands. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, March 11, 2013.
Richard Feynman's discussion of hacking elasticity...