Michael Jordan played his last NBA game in 2003, but his Nike-trademarked "Jumpman" silhouette ball in hand, floating to the basket — still looms over discussion of the Nike-dominated U.S. basketball shoe market.Targeting rising stars, Under Armour...
Gary Neal (Towson University, Aberdeen, Calvert Hall), a shooting guard who has been splitting time recently with Lance Stephenson at backup point guard, was traded by the Charlotte Hornets to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday for veteran point...
Over the past seven years, Sam Cassell Jr. has attended two high schools (Towson Catholic and St. Frances), one prep school (Notre Dame Prep), one university (Maryland, briefly) and one junior college (Chipola). So for the 6-foot-4, 195-pound combo guard,...
A black nylon sign hangs over the entrance of St. Frances Academy's gymnasium with a simple, three-word message: "Protect this house."Playing before a packed hometown crowd Tuesday night, that's exactly what Will Barton did.The rookie Portland Trail...
Several NBA players will be in Baltimore on Tuesday for an exhibition game at St. Frances.Dwayne Wise, Under Armour B'more Finest's director of basketball operations, told The Sun that a team of Under Armour-sponsored pros will take on a team made up...
NBA players sponsored by Baltimore-based Under Armour will be sporting their professional jerseys in upcoming ad campaigns for Under Armour footwear, under a partnership between the company and the National Basketball Association.
16. Dylon Cormier, LoyolaJimmy Patsos was ecstatic to keep Cormier home for college. The Greyhounds coach was not only getting a first-team Baltimore Sun All-Metro player in Cormier, but also a player that would later prove to be his top local...
Just before his Under Armour team was about to tip off against St. Frances in an exhibition Monday afternoon, Greivis Vasquez went over to two of the game officials to voice a complaint.
"Hey, these guys are wearing Nikes," the former Maryland...
Marketing executives at sports apparel company Under Armour had a lot to cheer about this month as the American women's soccer team made a run at the World Cup.
The team ultimately lost to Japan, but the international visibility the players received...
Baltimore sports apparel company Under Armour said this morning it has signed an endorsement deal with NBA rookie Kemba Walker.
Walker will wear Under Armour footwear while training and on-court during games. He will also be featured in marketing...
The 2011 NCAA tournament officially tips off tonight with a pair of play-in games -- I'm still scratching my head at UAB and Clemson playing for a No. 12 seed -- but the bracket bonanza for most pools begins Thursday afternoon with the Round of 64. That...
Virginia was ranked No. 1, North Carolina No. 12. The Cavaliers had secured the NCAA tournament’s top overall seed, and the Tar Heels were playing for a No. 1 regional seed.
When these basketball rivals clashed in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament...
has turned to a fellow former
Tar Heel with a strong
track record to help turn around his struggling franchise.
as president of basketball operations and...
is putting himself in position to play in a fourth Olympics, and
stars were among the headline names on the list of 35 players chosen Friday for USA Basketball's national team pool...
Mike Greenberg’s new ESPN show debuted Monday with a few surprises:
1. “Get up!” co-host Michelle Beadle got the first word, acting as more of the show’s point guard.
2. Booger McFarland was on set, adding a fourth voice to those of Greenberg, Beadle...
has someone in mind for the MVP award this season.
This is a season where prohibitive MVP favorite
has done phenomenal things with
-leading Houston, where reigning MVP
doesn't go into every game thinking he needs to score 10 points.
The 14-time All-Star said it just "organically happens."
It helps, of course, to be a multi-talented 6-foot-8, 250-pound forward viewed by many as the most physically...
probably wishes he had a few more players like
. Perhaps then his team might be a regular
The hard work. The passion. The dedication.
They are all qualities that Jordan...
Markelle Fultz scored 10 points and had eight rebounds in his first game since October, helping the Philadelphia 76ers beat the visiting Denver Nuggets 123-104 on Monday night.
The top pick of 2017 shot an airball, had three shots blocked and artfully...
James Harden scored 27 points in three quarters and the Houston Rockets routed the New Orleans Pelicans 114-91 on Saturday night for their eighth straight victory.
The NBA-leading Rockets improved to 59-14 to overtake the 1993-94 championship team for...