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  • Otto Porter, Glen Rice Jr. ready for summer with Wizards

    Otto Porter, Glen Rice Jr. ready for summer with Wizards
    WASHINGTON — All Otto Porter Jr. and Glen Rice Jr. could do last season was sit, watch and wait. They wanted to play, thought they should have played, but understood that there was little time for rookies to find their way on a Washington Wizards...
  • Coffee Companion 7/8: Orioles' stars slug team to extra-inning win

    Coffee Companion 7/8: Orioles' stars slug team to extra-inning win
    The Orioles and Nationals gave local fans a good opening game and, dare I say it, might have played a game worthy of an actual rivalry Monday night. Here are the highlights in the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's sports headlines. -...
  • Police say transgender woman was killed near Lake Ashburton

    Police say transgender woman was killed near Lake Ashburton
    Black- and copper-colored beads lay around a puddle of blood in a Northwest Baltimore alley where police said a transgender woman was killed early Wednesday in a crime that bore similarities to the slaying of another transgender woman last month....
  • Wizards pick up Morgan State center Ian Chiles for Summer League

    All Ian Chiles wanted, whether he was drafted or not, was a chance to play in the NBA. The 7-foot-2, 260-pound former Morgan State center didn't hear his named called during the NBA draft June 26, but soon he'll get his long-awaited chance to play for...
  • Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame

    Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame
    Since a memorial service at a sweltering, standing-room only Cole Field House was held a few days after Len Bias' death in June 1986, there has been little official connection between the former basketball All-American and the University of Maryland....
  • Roscoe Smith hopes hard work is his ticket to a chance in the NBA

    Roscoe Smith hopes hard work is his ticket to a chance in the NBA
    Those close to Roscoe Smith share a favorite phrase. When speaking of Smith, a Baltimore native and 6-foot-8 Nevada-Las Vegas forward entered in Thursday's NBA draft, they repeat a pair of words, over and over. It's not necessarily a nickname, but his...
  • NBA draft prospect Elfrid Payton Jr. has his dad's defensive instincts

    NBA draft prospect Elfrid Payton Jr. has his dad's defensive instincts
    Periodically, Mike Pringle's phone beeps with a text message from a teammate on the Baltimore Stallions' 1995 Canadian Football League champions. Check this out, the message reads, followed by a link to game-action highlights of a gifted college...
  • C.J. Fair has put in the work to hear his name called at NBA draft

    C.J. Fair has put in the work to hear his name called at NBA draft
    Like many 12 year olds, C.J. Fair dabbled in many different sports. He played some baseball, a little football and anything his friends were into at the time. Then he started "growing like a weed," as his father Carl put it, and Carl asked him to pick...
  • On Cantor's defeat, Obama's foreign policy debacle and old-school basketball [Commentary]

    On Cantor's defeat, Obama's foreign policy debacle and old-school basketball [Commentary]
    Item: Washington is abuzz with the shocking defeat of House majority Leader Eric Cantor in a Republican primary. David Brat, a tea party-inspired college professor with little money but plenty of energy, pulled off the historic upset. Most of the...
  • $50 million or more pledged to fight blindness

    $50 million or more pledged to fight blindness
    Gordon Gund is the CEO of a venture capitalist fund, the former principal owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers and a member of the Kellogg Co.'s board of directors. He has also been blind for more than 40 years. On Saturday, Gund announced that his family...
  • Memo to the World Cup: Leave the fake injuries to pro wrestling [Commentary]

    Memo to the World Cup: Leave the fake injuries to pro wrestling [Commentary]
    Like many fans and casual observers around the world, my life has been inundated with soccer (or fĂștbol) over the past few days. This is not a complaint; I really love watching the World Cup. Generally speaking, I have never been able to get excited...
  • Coffee Companion (6/16): Orioles fall on a championship Sunday for Spurs, Kaymer

    Coffee Companion (6/16): Orioles fall on a championship Sunday for Spurs, Kaymer
    Let me be the last to wish a Happy Father's Day to all of the great dads out there -- especially mine. I hope you all spent the weekend relaxing on your respective couches and enjoying everything that happened this weekend in sports. And if you didn't,...