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  • Archives: Bias' death altered lives

    Archives: Bias' death altered lives
    There was light, and then there was darkness. There was the All-America basketball player and NBA millionaire-to-be, and then there was another victim of cocaine.From the Prince George's County neighborhood in which he grew up to the University of...
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  • Another Hall of Fame class without Lefty

    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced another induction class Monday, an occasion for both pride and puzzlement in our little corner of the world. Alonzo Mourning will be enshrined, and rightfully so. The Chesapeake native was a shot-...
  • The 30 biggest events of David Stern's NBA tenure

    A look at 30 of the biggest events to unfold during David Stern's 30-year run as NBA commissioner, which is scheduled to end Feb. 1: June 1984—Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton and Charles Barkley are drafted, stocking the league with...
  • Maryland's ACC farewell vs. U.Va. nostalgic for Gary Williams

     Maryland's ACC farewell vs. U.Va. nostalgic for Gary Williams
    No one understands or relishes the link between Maryland basketball and the ACC like Gary Williams. He played for the Terps against Billy Cunningham and Bob Verga. He coached his alma mater against Dean Smith and Mike Krzyzewski. While competing against...
  • Expanded ACC could approach its 1980s basketball peak

    Expanded ACC could approach its 1980s basketball peak
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mike Krzyzewski arrived at Duke in 1980, and during his first decade there, ACC basketball showcased the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Mark Price, James Worthy, Len Bias and Johnny Dawkins. So pardon Krzyzewski for...
  • Rethinking drug sentences

    With an eye toward reducing what even many conservatives concede is excessive incarceration of minor drug offenders, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Monday that federal prosecutors would be directed to file charges in a way that would spare many...
  • Royce White in limbo again after being released by Philadelphia 76ers

    Royce White in limbo again after being released by Philadelphia 76ers
    These could be Royce White's final NBA stats: two teams, zero minutes played. In what may go down as one of the saddest stories involving a first-round draft pick not named Len Bias, White has been waived by the Philadelphia 76ers after playing in...
  • Use of tough federal sentencing laws varies widely nationwide

    Use of tough federal sentencing laws varies widely nationwide
    WASHINGTON — As drug dealers go, Lori Ann Newhouse was strictly small time. A high school dropout from a little Iowa town, Newhouse had three sons, a low-paying job as a telemarketer and a relentless methamphetamine habit. On St. Patrick's Day...
  • MC Longshot recalls early days reading poetry

    MC Longshot recalls early days reading poetry
    Chad Heslup high-tailed it up to Minneapolis a few years ago, to continue to develop his connections with that city's entrenched independent hip-hop scene, but his roots as a rapper are in Chicago, where he began. He returns to the city this weekend to...