| May 2, 2014
| 6:26 AM
After an extra-innings doubleheader that went until almost 1 a.m, coffeemakers around the city are probably deep into their second pot this morning. While you're waiting for the first few cups to kick in, here's a summary of the morning's local sports...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:44 PM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told members of Morgan State University's 2014 graduating class that because of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling 60 years ago that outlawed racially segregated public schools, "your generation will never know a...
| May 18, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Cornell William Brooks, an attorney and minister from Northern Virginia, will lead the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization at a time when the NAACP is experiencing a resurgence in influence and recruitment but struggling with budget...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The NAACP will lay off 7 percent of its national staff as it continues to search for a permanent leader, a decision the civil rights organization says is necessary because of financial concerns.
"Like many nonprofits in transition during a difficult...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Today in Los Angeles, streamed worldwide via WWE's many web and app platforms (I watched on YouTube), WWE held a news conference in advance of Sunday's SummerSlam. This year marks the 26th edition of the event, with the past five held at the Staples...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Even before sophomore point guard Seth Allen broke his foot in practice Tuesday night, Maryland coach Mark Turgeon had toyed with the idea of giving Dez Wells more time running the team
Turgeon had started doing it the day after a private scrimmage...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Seth Allen had just been helped off the court Tuesday night after breaking his left foot when Dez Wells called the rest of his Maryland teammates together to assure them that everything was going to be OK.
And, oh, one more thing: he was going to be...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Fifty years ago Friday, Orioles farmhand Bobby Floyd sat in a dugout, wondering why umpires were huddled grimly at home plate in the fifth inning of a Florida Instructional League game.
Quickly, word spread. President John F. Kennedy was dead. In...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Of the Maryland players drafted in the NBA between Joe Smith in 1995 and Alex Len in 2013, whose...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Several NBA players will be in Baltimore on Tuesday for an exhibition game at St. Frances.
Dwayne Wise, Under Armour B'more Finest's director of basketball operations, told The Sun that a team of Under Armour-sponsored pros will take on a team made up...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Three summers ago, Phil Booth didn't have a chance.
Playing former Mount St. Joseph standout Eric Atkins one-on-one, the Gaels' current star was dominated by the then Notre Dame-bound point guard.
Atkins says Booth didn't score.
"It probably still...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Don't write off Lakers
It's still kind of hard to write off the Lakers. You have to think a team with Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Dwight Howard will at some point get things together. The Lakers will be the surprise team...