| 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...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Now that the Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the addition of Pittsburgh and Syracuse, there are at least two members that believe the ACC should seriously consider taking the next step by adding two more schools.
Maryland and Duke are among those...
| 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...
| May 19, 2011
| 5:15 PM
Here's a closer look at the Baltimore Catholic League's inaugural Hall of Fame class of 2011:
Larry Harrison, Towson Catholic '75, center: Considered the first 'true' big man in the BCL, earning All-BCL tournament honors in 1974. Went on to play...
| 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.
| Jul 13, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and intern Connor Letourneau -- co-sports editor of The Diamondback -- weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Joe Vellano has been named to several “watch”...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Steve Wojciechowski still looks like the pugnacious point guard who came out of Cardinal Gibbons nearly two decades ago and proved those wrong who said he wouldn't make an impact at Duke.
He's spent the past 13 years as an assistant and now associate...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Ever since Carmelo Anthony led Syracuse to an NCAA basketball championship as a freshman in 2003, his once-shiny reputation has been steadily chipped away.
From the missteps off the court early in his NBA career to the way he alienated an adoring fan...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2007
"I want to show you something."
Johnny Holliday is standing in the front hallway of his home in Kensington. His graying hair is parted, as always, perfectly to the left, not a single strand out of place. He grins, flashing his immaculately white upper...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:08 PM
When Derrick Rose plays more than expected, as he did Saturday night at the United Center when Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski re-inserted him late in the fourth quarter of a rout, worrywarts wondered why he was on the floor.
When Rose rested, as he...