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  • Your turn: Who is the NBA MVP?

    Your turn: Who is the NBA MVP?
    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,...
  • After coming out, former Maryland player feels he has a second chance

    After coming out, former Maryland player feels he has a second chance
    For years, Akil Patterson wouldn't tell the world who he really was: a gay man playing Division I college football. His secret weighed on him, frightened him, confused him, taking on a life all its own. In lonely periods, the former University of...
  • Your turn: Which pro sport has the best All-Star game?

    Your turn: Which pro sport has the best All-Star game?
    Kobe Bryant scored 37 points as the West beat the East, 148-143, in Sunday's NBA All-Star game. He beat out LeBron James, who piled up a triple-double in a losing effort, for MVP honors. Those statlines tell you everything you need to know about the...
  • Whom will Lakers land: Howard or Paul?

    Lakers will pursue both K.C. Johnson Chicago Tribune There's a chance both could land there, which begs another question: Wasn't the new collective bargaining agreement supposed to promote more competitive balance and limit players' power over...
  • Is Terrell Stoglin the next Vasquez or the next Gilchrist?

    Is Terrell Stoglin the next Vasquez or the next Gilchrist?
    Listening to Mark Turgeon and Terrell Stoglin talk when the season began, you didn't know which would happen first -- the new coach sending the sophomore point guard packing or the sophomore point guard doing his best imitation of a Maryland football...
  • Carmelo Anthony's prank was OK, but his play is the real joke in N.Y.

    Carmelo Anthony's prank was OK, but his play is the real joke in N.Y.
    Carmelo Anthony stood completely motionless for minutes on end on Tuesday while others circled around and looked on. Madame Tussauds wax museum called it a prank.   New York Knicks fans just call it, “running the offense.”   Seriously, though,...
  • Former Terps point guard Steve Blake helps Lakers survive first round

    Former Terps point guard Steve Blake helps Lakers survive first round
    There’s not been a lot to cheer about for Maryland basketball fans the past couple of years -- most notably two seasons without a postseason invitation and Terrell Stoglin’s misguided decision-making off the court that recently ended the...
  • How big a problem is flopping in the NBA?

    All part of the game Barry Stavro Los Angeles Times Flopping gets attention because it's a play near the ball. But look carefully at a star's shirt after they've driven into the lane — it's always pulled out of their jersey. Elbow hooking, moving...
  • Rudy Gay still in the mix for Olympic team, but it'll be a battle

    Rudy Gay still in the mix for Olympic team, but it'll be a battle
    With just 26 days remaining before the United States men’s basketball team tips off in London against France, the roster is finally starting to take shape. Chairman Jerry Colangelo told Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports that nine players will be held...
  • Lay off Joe Flacco: Ravens win or lose as a team

    Joe Flacco is not a Tom Brady or an Aaron Rogers, and Ravens fans are not asking him to be either of them. However, I feel as if a lot of people put the blame on Joe Flacco if we lose. We need to stop blaming one person for the loss by a team of 53...
  • Where will Howard be dealt this year?

    Big D to Big D K.C. Johnson Chicago Tribune Mark Cuban has been waaaay too quiet since his Mavericks finally brought him a championship. And while his lockout-shortened season philosophy can't be questioned, he's known for making the big moves. Thus,...
  • Varsity Q&A: David Nicholson, Arundel, basketball

    Varsity Q&A: David Nicholson, Arundel, basketball
    Enjoying a banner senior season as the leading scorer on an undefeated team, David Nicholson could easily find countless special moments where he did this or that to help the Wildcats win a game. But when asked to name one, the senior guard didn't come...