| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:43 PM
COLLEGE PARK — As different as the gym rat and blue-chip star seemed on the surface, Mark Turgeon and Danny Manning had a lot in common when they became teammates and best friends playing for Larry Brown at Kansas in the 1980s.
"They've got the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Will Barton took a step back and drained a short jumper.
But this time, he wasn't on an NBA hardwood. Instead, Barton was taking the first shot at the Easterwood Park court, which was renovated this summer as part of a collaboration between Under Armour...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:16 PM
On game nights like Tuesday, the televisions in Gary Rissling's restaurants show Washington Capitals' hockey contests. But he'd gladly tune in to watch a local team, should Baltimore one day get back on the ice.
"Can you imagine a rink built beside M&...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Former NBA player Sam Cassell made a visit to his old stomping grounds Thursday, conducting a basketball clinic for more than 75 students at Dunbar.
"This place has done tremendous things for me," said Cassell, an alumnus who now works as an assistant...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:06 PM
For most of Mark Turgeon's first two seasons at Maryland, the focus has been on the lack of a true point guard and the problems he and the Terps have encountered as a result. As the third-year coach gets his team ready for the start of the 2013-14...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Over the past seven years, Sam Cassell Jr. has attended two high schools (Towson Catholic and St. Frances), one prep school (Notre Dame Prep), one university (Maryland, briefly) and one junior college (Chipola). So for the 6-foot-4, 195-pound combo guard,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Former Maryland basketball star Juan Dixon says he received a telephone call over the summer from current Terps coach Mark Turgeon, who asked if it would be all right for incoming freshman Roddy Peters to wear No. 3.
Dixon said that he was caught "off...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:35 PM
Hall of Fame center Walt Bellamy, a four-time All-Star during 14 NBA seasons who played for the Bullets during their first two years in Baltimore, died Saturday, according to the Atlanta Hawks. He was 74. No cause of death was announced.
| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Oct. 16, 2003: Third-ranked Severna Park gives field hockey coach Lil Shelton her 400th victory, 2-1 over South River for the Anne Arundel County championship. It's Shelton's 25th county title in 26 years of coaching.
Oct. 17, 1998: Western Maryland...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Paul M. Baker, a highly respected Baltimore basketball coach who was inducted into three athletic halls of fame, died Saturday of complications from Parkinson's disease at Genesis Health Care — The Pines in Easton. He was 78.
"He was quite a figure...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:25 AM
At varying times in his still-nascent basketball career, Aquille Carr has been a high school champion and a YouTube sensation, a college-bound prospect and an overseas professional, a point guard considered too small for the NBA yet good enough to play...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Half a century ago, the Baltimore Bullets came into the world without much fuss. There was no parade for the city's new National Basketball Association team. The opening night crowd fell far short of a sellout. And the Bullets bowed meekly to the world...