| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Steve Blake has carved together what is now a nine-year NBA career by feeding the ball to a list of All-Stars – from Antawn Jamison and Gilbert Arenas in Washington, to Allen Iverson and Carmelo Anthony in Denver, to LaMarcus Aldridge in Portland...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Stop me if you've read something similar to this in a previous column, but I've always held that my favorite periods of the work year are when the final Aegis All-Harford athlete has his or her picture taken. At that point, the most stressful, thankless...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Chloe Pavlech planned on going to the Final Four in Denver months ago. The future Terp just assumed that she'd be watching her future teammates compete for a national title.
But Maryland never made it Colorado, suffering a 31-point loss to Notre Dame...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 12:47 PM
With the NBA lockout dampening excitement for the league, various street games have taken center stage in the offseason. A few weeks ago Kevin Durant made headlines when he dropped 66 points in a game at New York's Rucker Park. This week Kobe Bryant hit...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:46 PM
LAV VEGAS — Billy Hunter, the executive director of the National Basketball Players Assn., emerged last week from a meeting with one-tenth of his 400-plus locked out players.
With NBA owners pushing hard on the idea they need to significantly slash...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Ed Reed's interview on 105.7 The Fan last night rambled on for more than 20 entertaining minutes, so there were a few interesting comments that couldn't be squeezed into my story published in Thursday's newspaper.
Reed on fans who criticized him on...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:52 AM
For the past 20 years, the debate about United States men’s basketball hasn't been about whether the team can win the Olympic gold medal, but rather which American team could compete with the first one, in 1992, to use all NBA players.
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Steve Wojciechowski still looks like the pugnacious point guard who came out of Cardinal Gibbons nearly two decades ago and proved those wrong who said he wouldn't make an impact at Duke.
He's spent the past 13 years as an assistant and now associate...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Ever since Carmelo Anthony led Syracuse to an NCAA basketball championship as a freshman in 2003, his once-shiny reputation has been steadily chipped away.
From the missteps off the court early in his NBA career to the way he alienated an adoring fan...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:06 PM
A handful of journalists were on hand to watch the U.S. women's basketball team win its Olympic opener against Croatia.
It was an obvious contrast to the crammed news conference the previous day for the U.S. men's team, where reporters scurried toward...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Go ahead, admit it. You like this LeBron James.
You like our country's best basketball ambassador at the Olympics, the greatest all-around player in the world already proving it at these Games.
You like how James defers to elder statesman Kobe Bryant...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:30 PM
As if the U.S. needed to shoot well, too.
They're already the top men's basketball team in the Olympics, able to drive and dunk and put up a display better than anybody.
So they drove a stake through Nigeria in a preliminary game, 156-73, making a...