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  • Possible reasons abound for Michael Phelps' return to swimming

    Possible reasons abound for Michael Phelps' return to swimming
    For almost a year, the question was "if" Michael Phelps would return to competitive swimming. Now that Phelps is scheduled to end his 20-month retirement Thursday in Mesa, Ariz., a more nuanced question looms: Why? Phelps sounded fairly certain he...
  • Sports on TV

    MONDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || MLB || Orioles@Boston || MASN, MLB11 a.m. || || Cincinnati@Pittsburgh || ESPN7 || || Angels@Washington || MASN7 || || Orioles@Boston (T) || MASN11:30 || || C. base. || North Carolina@Virginia (T)...
  • Former NBA standout and recovering addict delivers anti-drug in Anne Arundel

    Former NBA standout and recovering addict delivers anti-drug in Anne Arundel
    The sniffling began about 15 minutes into Chris Herren's speech. As the former NBA player recounted his battle with drug addiction, students throughout Southern High School's auditorium looked around to see who was crying. No one needed to look far. For...
  • Thoughts on Maryland's transfers, Michal Cekovsky and the need for improvement on defense

    Thoughts on Maryland's transfers, Michal Cekovsky and the need for improvement on defense
    Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. Of the three men's basketball players who are transferring from Maryland (Nick Faust, Shaquille...
  • Turf fields are wonderful for all who use them [Commentary]

    Turf fields are wonderful for all who use them [Commentary]
    If we hadn't figured it out by now, turf fields at the majority of our high school fields are a wonderful thing. They have been put to good use since the first turfs were installed at North Harford and Harford Tech. Since that first wave, turf fields...
  • Gary Williams announced as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee

    Gary Williams announced as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee
    Even before he took Maryland to its first Final Four in 2001 and led the Terps to their only national championship the following season, Gary Williams had long been a respected member of the college coaching fraternity. On Monday, that opinion was...
  • Maryland guard Lexie Brown hoping her NBA dad can come to Final Four

    Maryland guard Lexie Brown hoping her NBA dad can come to Final Four
    The daughter of an NBA player or coach must make certain sacrifices. The league's time commitment could hardly be more demanding. Maryland freshman guard Lexie Brown is a realist. She knows that her father – Sacramento Kings assistant coach Dee...
  • Remember her name [Editorial]

    Remember her name  [Editorial]
    Alyssa Thomas. Alyssa Thomas. Alyssa Thomas. Why isn't that a household name in the state of Maryland? University of Maryland Women's Basketball Coach Brenda Frese gave a stirring locker room speech prior to Sunday's game against the mighty Tennessee...
  • Thoughts on Anthony Lee, Terps in the NBA and ACC subpoenas

    Thoughts on Anthony Lee, Terps in the NBA and ACC subpoenas
    Baltimore Sun producer-editor Jonas Shaffer and reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. Could the Terps have used former Temple forward and much-sought-after transfer target Anthony Lee, a...
  • Mike Preston: Face it -- no faceoff changes are needed

    Mike Preston: Face it -- no faceoff changes are needed
    College lacrosse is becoming more like the NFL, where those in the sport want to make changes even though change isn't necessary. There has been talk for years about changing the faceoff because some think it slows down the game. Most teams have faceoff...
  • After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA

    After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA
    Life is good again for Alex Len. The ankle injury that caused him so much pain toward the end of his two-year career at Maryland has healed. His new team, the Phoenix Suns, has been the biggest surprise in the NBA this season. His progress slowed by...
  • Maryland women face a tall task in stopping Texas center Imani McGee-Stafford

    Maryland women face a tall task in stopping Texas center Imani McGee-Stafford
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland had defeated Army 40 minutes earlier, and Terps players were picking up notepads and pens and filtering back toward the Comcast Center court to scout their next NCAA tournament opponent. They didn't need to watch long to...