| Jan 18, 2012
Todd M. Adams
Recently, USA Basketball took a different approach to choosing its roster, giving more thought to building a cohesive team.
That is why the biggest name left off the team is bound to come from the NBA's...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Go ahead, admit it. You like this LeBron James.
You like our country's best basketball ambassador at the Olympics, the greatest all-around player in the world already proving it at these Games.
You like how James defers to elder statesman Kobe Bryant...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 11:05 AM
The Comcast Center basketball floor will feature not one, but two markings proclaiming it as "Gary Williams Court."
One of the markings -- with the former coach's signature in black, and "court" in red, block letters -- will appear near the visiting team...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:30 PM
As if the U.S. needed to shoot well, too.
They're already the top men's basketball team in the Olympics, able to drive and dunk and put up a display better than anybody.
So they drove a stake through Nigeria in a preliminary game, 156-73, making a...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:27 PM
When Mark Turgeon decided to leave Texas A&M for Maryland last May, this is what he envisioned at Comcast Center: a hyped-up, sellout crowd arriving early and providing a palpable buzz that would put his team's opponent at a decided disadvantage.
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Maryland's decision to name the Comcast Center court for its all-time winningest men's basketball coach, Gary Williams, was bumpier than the public knew and came despite the objections from the coach with the second most wins in program history —...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:05 PM
The University of Maryland's planned departure from the Atlantic Coast Conference has raised questions about the league's long-term survival, a sobering prospect for fans that grew up on games between the Terps and their Tobacco Road rivals.
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Sean Woods hit a shot that was nearly one of the biggest in Kentucky basketball history, a high-arching bank off the backboard on a drive down the lane in the waning seconds to put the Wildcats ahead against defending national champion Duke in the 1992...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:02 PM
In the days following last month's nationally televised announcement that Texas twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison had chosen Kentucky over Maryland, there was a lot of message board chatter about Mark Turgeon possibly losing out on other top recruits,...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Today, we're introducing a new weekly feature: "When headlines go wrong." Each week, we'll scour the net to find those headlines that don't quite seem to work. If you see any headlines that seem just a little bit off (or can be read a completely different...
| Jan 1, 2011
There is nothing in sports more entertaining than watching Gary Williams work the sideline at a big game.
This one fit the bill: Maryland against Duke on a cold March evening, first place in the ACC on the line, a full house at Comcast Center ready to...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Maryland said Tuesday that it will name the Comcast Center basketball court for Gary Williams, who retired as men's coach in May after 22 seasons and a school-record 461 wins.
Williams will be honored during a Dec. 9 Comcast Center ceremony. He will join...