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  • Obama remains consistent in his indifference to slaughter [Commentary]

    Obama remains consistent in his indifference to slaughter [Commentary]
    In the summer of 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama was asked if he was worried that his proposed withdrawal from Iraq would result in ethnic cleansing or even genocide. He scoffed at the premise. "By that argument you would have 300,000 troops in the ...
  • Wizards pick up Morgan State center Ian Chiles for Summer League

    All Ian Chiles wanted, whether he was drafted or not, was a chance to play in the NBA. The 7-foot-2, 260-pound former Morgan State center didn't hear his named called during the NBA draft June 26, but soon he'll get his long-awaited chance to play for...
  • Lest we forget, aging has its downside [Commentary]

    Lest we forget, aging has its downside [Commentary]
    I am standing at the front door, locked out of my own house. If this were a movie, it'd be raining. Thankfully, this isn't so it isn't. But the reality is embarrassing enough without any Hollywood embellishments. You see, we have this digital lock. To...
  • Combatants in the Maryland-Duke rivalry hate to see it end

    Combatants in the Maryland-Duke rivalry hate to see it end
    Forget for a moment about where Maryland-Duke might rank in the pantheon of college basketball rivalries and think back instead to Duke fans chanting "Sweat, Gary, sweat" at former Maryland coach Gary Williams. His face is glistening and his silver hair...
  • With no hint of hype, Damonte Dodd starting to grow into a productive player

    With no hint of hype, Damonte Dodd starting to grow into a productive player
    COLLEGE PARK — There's an innocence about Maryland freshman basketball player Damonte Dodd. Everything seems new and promising to the 6-foot-10, 250-pound center, without boundaries or baggage or bravado. Put Dodd into the cauldron of blue-faced...
  • ESPN broadcaster Lisa Salters' 10 favorite things

    ESPN broadcaster Lisa Salters' 10 favorite things
    Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. Lisa Salters' favorite things revolve around the yin and yang of a life that is all about travel and hunkering down at home — a four-level...
  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 3-9

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 3-9
    Nov. 6, 2005: Maryland's third-ranked field hockey team defeats No. 1 Wake Forest, 3-2, for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship in College Park. Freshman Susie Rowe scores the game-winner with 41 seconds left, giving Terps coach Missy Meharg her...
  • Boys' Latin defenseman Gaines commits to Denver

    Boys' Latin defenseman Gaines commits to Denver
    Boys' Latin junior defenseman Dylan Gaines has committed orally to play lacrosse at Denver. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound recruit plays club for the Baltimore Crabs, attending Adrenaline Black Card, National Scholastic Club Lacrosse Association, King of the...
  • Fifty years later, 1963 Bullets remember an interesting first season in Baltimore

    Fifty years later, 1963 Bullets remember an interesting first season in Baltimore
    Half a century ago, the Baltimore Bullets came into the world without much fuss. There was no parade for the city's new National Basketball Association team. The opening night crowd fell far short of a sellout. And the Bullets bowed meekly to the world...
  • Carmelo Anthony looks forward to playing at home

    Carmelo Anthony looks forward to playing at home
    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,...
  • Aquille Carr continues his odyssey in NBA D-League

    Aquille Carr continues his odyssey in NBA D-League
    Aquille Carr's mouth is still moving, even as a yellow-shirted security guard steers him down a hallway leading away from the basketball floor. On this Thursday night in mid-December, Carr — aka the "Crimestopper," aka the one-time most exciting...
  • Terps Trio: Maryland's NBA players, ACC relationship, 2015 local hoops recruiting

    Terps Trio: Maryland's NBA players, ACC relationship, 2015 local hoops recruiting
    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...