| 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...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:22 AM
While Angelenos are mourning the loss of their favorite basketball team's patriarch, basketball fans in the other corner of the country are scratching their heads over a comment by rapper. Welcome to your online trends for Tuesday, February 19.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:09 PM
How about a new coach?
The best Pau Gasol trade? Mike D'Antoni for any coach with enough common sense to find a way to make it work. Once again, D'Antoni being so wedded to a system has compromised his ability to maximize his...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:28 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.
Can Maryland recover from its disappointing performance against Virginia to beat Duke Saturday at...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Feb. 2, 2005: "I'm here in Baltimore, and I'm going to win the crowd," slugger Sammy Sosa says after being traded to the Orioles. A seven-time All-Star outfielder, the 36-year-old Sosa disappoints, mustering only 14 home runs, 45 RBIs and a .221 batting...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 4:02 PM
A return for the Sonics
Los Angeles Times
David Stern is ready to give whoever buys the Kings a get-out-of-jail-free card and bless a move to Seattle. With an inevitable change in zip codes coming, it's also time to ditch the Kings as a...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Feb. 9, 2006: Sixth-ranked Maryland upsets No. 1 North Carolina, 98-95, in women's basketball. Sophomore scores 25 for the visiting Terps (22-2), and freshman Marissa Coleman adds 23.
Feb. 6, 1972: Playing without star center Wes Unseld (ankle injury),...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:36 AM
There will come a time — no one is sure when — that Ray Lewis will retire from the National Football League. When he does leave the grueling training and game schedule, he'll turn to running an eclectic collection of companies trading on the...
| May 3, 2011
Memphis on a mission
I wrote that I couldn't believe I was typing this when, in a rare move, I accurately predicted the Grizzlies would close out the Spurs. I'll use that same line when I say the Grizzlies will knock off...
| May 11, 2011
Mark Landsberger, apropos of his modest NBA career, makes only a barely noticed cameo in one of the most frequently replayed video highlights in NBA history.
That's Landsberger, in his No. 54 Lakers jersey, tracking Julius Erving at the baseline as the...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Baltimore's most prominent basketballer, Carmelo Anthony, has been the subject of trade talk since his wedding this summer. As my colleague Kevin Van Valkenburg wrote in this feature last month, the uncertainty and the negative feedback from Denver...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Carmelo Anthony is heading to New York. The Knicks acquired Anthony on Monday night, and the consensus among national columnists is that the Knicks will return to relevance with Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire, who are expected to become one of the league's...