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  • Archives: 20 years after Bias' death, schools still falter with scandals

    Archives: 20 years after Bias' death, schools still falter with scandals
    It was a pleasant, late-March evening on the Duke campus and the tulips were blooming near the neo-Gothic chapel. But university president Richard Brodhead could hardly enjoy the night air. As Brodhead, a silver-haired scholar of 19th-century American...
  • Take bow, champs, for all Terps who didn't

    Take bow, champs, for all Terps who didn't
    The University of Maryland put its name in the history books and brought a championship banner to College Park last night as the Terps officially became an elite member of college basketball. It wasn't pretty. Actually, it may have been one of the...
  • Other champions probably greater, but few teams have ever been tougher

    Other champions probably greater, but few teams have ever been tougher
    The pundits and basketball junkies are already discussing the University of Maryland's place among college basketball's elite. But for those who engage in such dialogue, they might miss the story line of Maryland's 2002 national championship run. It...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...