| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:51 PM
LAUREL — Good luck reducing Aquille Carr's story to a tweet or a television sound bite.
Has the Baltimore prep basketball sensation grown into a man? Well, the calendar says so, as do his daughter, about to celebrate her first birthday, and his...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Many English words derive from Latin. Others from Spanish, American Indian, Norwegian. You name a country, an English word probably came from there. But in the grand history of William Shakespeare, some words are invented by brilliant minds. Derrick E....
| Feb 2, 2013
| 2:06 PM
NEW YORK -- The conversation took place during his freshman year at Maryland. Greivis Vasquez, still learning a new language and getting adjusted to playing in the Atlantic Coast Conference, sat down in his coach's office one day to talk about his dreams....
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:08 PM
As an NBA assistant coach since retiring after a Hall of Fame career, Patrick Ewing might have a better seat than many of his contemporaries to compare this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team to the fabled Dream Team of 20 years ago.
Ewing was one...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:09 AM
The debate raging these days between those arguing whether this year’s U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team could compete with the Dream Team of 20 years ago is not answered simply by a generational divide.
I for one, being of sound mind and...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:46 PM
— There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 1:14 PM
LeBron James is poised to take his talents to Baltimore.
Amid the recent flurry of face-offs between leading pro-am leagues during the NBA lockout, the Miami Heat forward has said he will join a group of NBA stars that Tuesday will represent the...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:10 PM
The Carmelo Anthony Summer Pro-Am tour rolled through Baltimore on Monday night, attracting a packed house to St.Frances for what was billed as a heavyweight battle between NBA stars Kevin Durant and Brandon Jennings.
It turned out that a hometown hero...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 6:45 AM
NBA legend Michael Jordan said last night that Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is the "MVP of the season." Rose, who is averaging 25 points, eight assists and four rebounds per game, is one of the frontrunners, for sure, but players such as LeBron James,...
| May 3, 2011
Memphis on a mission
I wrote that I couldn't believe I was typing this when, in a rare move, I accurately predicted the Grizzlies would close out the Spurs. I'll use that same line when I say the Grizzlies will knock off...
| May 10, 2011
| 7:39 PM
In the summer of 1983, an undersized, unrecruited point guard arrived unannounced in new coach Larry Brown's office at Kansas.
After talking with him for a few moments, Brown gave Mark Turgeon a spot on the team. "I beat [Division II] Washburn for him,"...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:05 AM
With the NBA conference finals raging on, it’s not surprising that several Ravens players have been monitoring the 2-2 series split between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the West and between the Miami Heat and the Boston...