| May 13, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Some might think it was overkill to have three Sun reporters at a Monday night Orioles game. Nonsense. We knew something big would happen, and when the benches emptied yesterday, we were ready. Want proof? This is the Coffee Companion, your No. 1 source...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:29 AM
I spent last night in Frederick watching the Keys almost get no-hit and being complimented by popular Internet folks. So that’s why I missed the Orioles game last night, and if anyone else was having similar experience, they can be glad for the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:32 AM
The night after The Shield had arguably their biggest win as a group, the long-awaited breakup finally happened as Seth Rollins turned on them and joined Evolution.
Earlier in the night, Triple H came out and said Evolution’s fight against The...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:21 AM
I said yesterday in the Coffee Companion, where every weekday we recap the local sports headlines, that the Orioles cursed themselves by saying a six-man rotation was a possibility. Well…
- Chris Tillman failed to get out of the second inning for...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:39 AM
I’m taking the Coffee Companion, where I recap the day and weekend’s sports headlines, on the road today. I’m in Charlottesville, Va,. for Maryland’s NCAA super regional in accommodations that provide neither coffee nor...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Alyssa Thomas. Alyssa Thomas. Alyssa Thomas.
Why isn't that a household name in the state of Maryland? University of Maryland Women's Basketball Coach Brenda Frese gave a stirring locker room speech prior to Sunday's game against the mighty Tennessee...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
What's your take on having not only James Franklin -- but now perhaps Ralph Friedgen -- in the Big Ten...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:36 PM
As one of the top inside threats in Baltimore-area girls basketball, Southern's Jordyn Brown gets a lot of attention.
Despite drawing double and triple teams on a nightly basis, the 6-foot senior averages 22.7 points, 11.2 rebounds and 4.7 blocks per...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:10 PM
COLLEGE PARK — Tina Klotzbeecher-Thomas practically had to shove a basketball into the hands of her young daughter, Alyssa.
"Oh, she threw a hissy fit, kicking, screaming crying," recalls the mother, thinking back on her daughter's reluctance to...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Danny Shand is quick to answer the hypothetical question, taking it on with the same brash confidence the senior shows on the court as point guard of the New Town boys basketball team.
If the Titans return to the state title game and you get to the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:20 AM
During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts during pivotal stretches of a given season.
This week's guest is Phil Booth, an All-...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Carmelo Anthony fully expects the memories to envelop him as he trots onto the court at Baltimore Arena.
The long days dribbling on the asphalt beside West Baltimore's Murphy Homes projects. The early games at Robert C. Marshall Recreation Center,...