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  • Metta World Peace anything but peaceful

    Metta World Peace anything but peaceful
    All morning long, on every sports and news show on TV, they've been showing the clip. You know the one. The one that shows Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace viciously throwing the elbow that floored Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Hardenin...
  • Charlotte Bobcats poised to be worst of the worst

    Charlotte Bobcats poised to be worst of the worst
    It's always interesting when a team reaches a new, uncharted level of awfulness. And in the NBA this year, that team is the forlorn Charlotte Bobcats. Monday night, in a desultory 28-point loss to the Washington Wizards, the 7-57 Bobbies inched closer to...
  • Former Terps point guard Steve Blake helps Lakers survive first round

    Former Terps point guard Steve Blake helps Lakers survive first round
    There’s not been a lot to cheer about for Maryland basketball fans the past couple of years -- most notably two seasons without a postseason invitation and Terrell Stoglin’s misguided decision-making off the court that recently ended the...
  • Sun staff predictions: Kentucky vs. Kansas for the national basketball championship

    Sun staff predictions: Kentucky vs. Kansas for the national basketball championship
    Don Markus, reporter Kansas 71, Kentucky 69: There are some coaches who are destined not to win a national championship. Not saying that John Calipari is the Guy V. Lewis of his generation, but Bill Self coached a less talented Jayhawks  team over ...
  • Can Team USA men win basketball gold?

    Still the favorite Josh Robbins Orlando Sentinel The injuries to Dwight Howard, Derrick Rose, LaMarcus Aldridge and Chauncey Billups hurt the United States' chances to repeat as Olympic champs, but Team USA still should be considered the favorite. The...
  • Several Ravens offer thoughts on NBA playoffs

    Several Ravens offer thoughts on NBA playoffs
    With the NBA conference finals raging on, it’s not surprising that several Ravens players have been monitoring the 2-2 series split between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the West and between the Miami Heat and the Boston...
  • Sports blitz: Knicks were right to let Jeremy Lin go

    Sports blitz: Knicks were right to let Jeremy Lin go
    It appears Jeremy Lin is leaving New York, and for once, Knicks owner James Dolan has decided to put the checkbook down. By not matching a 3-year, $25.1 million offer sheet from the Houston Rockets, Lin is heading to Texas. Dolan has a history of...
  • Who will win the title, the Heat or Thunder?

    Thunder too talented Ira Winderman Sun Sentinel Thunder in six. If Chris Bosh were fully healthy, there might be an issue of overall talent. The Thunder simply come from too many directions with too many weapons. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade will have...
  • Haloti Ngata among the world's highest-paid athletes

    Haloti Ngata among the world's highest-paid athletes
    Forbes released its list of the world’s highest-paid athletes on Monday, and one of the biggest names on the Ravens defense is ranked 12th on the list. I’ll give you a hint: It is not Ray Lewis, Terrell Suggs or Ed Reed. Defensive tackle...
  • Will the Heat repeat as NBA champions?

    Depends on D-Wade Brian Schmitz Orlando Sentinel The only team standing in the way of a Heat repeat is the Thunder, the team they just ousted in five games. The Thunder should be the obstacle again next June and for a few more Junes after that....
  • The Sweet 16: Baltimore's best college basketball players

    16. Dylon Cormier, Loyola Jimmy Patsos was ecstatic to keep Cormier home for college. The Greyhounds coach was not only getting a first-team Baltimore Sun All-Metro player in Cormier, but also a player that would later prove to be his top local...
  • Turgeon eager for the challenge of building on Gary Williams' legacy

    Turgeon eager for the challenge of building on Gary Williams' legacy
    Know this about Mark Turgeon: He has no reservations, absolutely none, about replacing Gary Williams, the man who resurrected Maryland basketball. If Turgeon was the type to be cowed by a challenge, he would never have tried to play point guard for...