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  • NFL prospect's announcement has some gay athletes of earlier days marveling at widespread support

    NFL prospect's announcement has some gay athletes of earlier days marveling at widespread support
    As a Maryland football player, Akil Patterson felt pangs of disappointment every time he typed the words "gay athlete" into an online search engine, hoping against hope to find someone else like him. Patterson reflected Monday on how different the...
  • Missouri's Michael Sam, an NFL draft prospect, comes out as gay

    Missouri's Michael Sam, an NFL draft prospect, comes out as gay
    University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, an NFL draft prospect, told The New York Times tonight that he's gay, a landmark announcement that sets a course for him to become the first openly gay current NFL player. Sam is an All-American...
  • Dez Wells' offensive diversity gives him and Terps the best chance to succeed

    Dez Wells' offensive diversity gives him and Terps the best chance to succeed
    COLLEGE PARK — As the final seconds ticked away and Dez Wells took control at the top of the key Wednesday night, Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon expected his junior guard to drive. So did Miami coach Jim Larranaga and the Hurricanes,...
  • Change of scenery has aided Trayvon Reed's rise

    Change of scenery has aided Trayvon Reed's rise
    BURLINGTON, N.J. — Nikki Reed knew she had to move. Though she had lived her entire life in Mobile, Ala., Reed watched her oldest son, Jacoby, go from being a promising high school basketball player to being sent away to state prison at age 17 for...
  • Jared Nickens doesn't mind flying under the radar in Maryland's recruiting class

    Jared Nickens doesn't mind flying under the radar in Maryland's recruiting class
    Jared Nickens is used to being overlooked. As a high school player in central New Jersey, Nickens and his parents decided to have him reclassified as a junior in order to give him an extra season to get better offers to play college basketball. Now...
  • Carmelo Anthony's 62 points for Knicks bettered his best at Towson Catholic

    Carmelo Anthony's 62 points for Knicks bettered his best at Towson Catholic
    Carmelo Anthony had the full attention of basketball fans on Friday, when the New York Knicks forward and best basketball player to come out of Baltimore scored a franchise-record 62 points in the Knicks' 125-96 win over the Charlotte Bobcats at Madison...
  • Brewers sign former Oriole Mark Reynolds

    Brewers sign former Oriole Mark Reynolds
    Et cetera Brewers sign former Oriole Mark Reynolds The Milwaukee Brewers signed veteran free-agent first baseman-third baseman Mark Reynolds to a minor league deal Friday. Reynolds, a former Oriole, will get a $2 million salary with an additional...
  • Layman needs to channel Aggressive Jake for the Terps to have success

    Layman needs to channel Aggressive Jake for the Terps to have success
    COLLEGE PARK — There have been two Jake Laymans playing for the Maryland men's basketball team this season. The one who showed up for most of the first 13 games reappeared against Pittsburgh on Saturday night at Comcast Center. That Layman —...
  • The Sun Remembers: Dec. 22-28

    The Sun Remembers: Dec. 22-28
    Dec. 24, 2000: New York Jets quarterback Vinny Testaverde passes for 481 yards, but the Ravens triumph, 34-20, before an announced 69,184 at PSINet Stadium. It's the seventh straight win for the playoff-bound Ravens (12-4), who intercept three passes...
  • Aquille Carr continues his odyssey in NBA D-League

    Aquille Carr continues his odyssey in NBA D-League
    Aquille Carr's mouth is still moving, even as a yellow-shirted security guard steers him down a hallway leading away from the basketball floor. On this Thursday night in mid-December, Carr — aka the "Crimestopper," aka the one-time most exciting...
  • Delaware 87ers release 'Crimestopper' Aquille Carr

    Delaware 87ers release 'Crimestopper' Aquille Carr
    Aquille Carr's NBA Development League journey has come to an end, at least for now. The Delaware 87ers on Friday released the former Patterson star, known in Baltimore as the “Crimestopper” for his must-see athletic feats. Brandon...
  • Former Kansas teammates Turgeon, Manning looking for own 'miracle' years

    Former Kansas teammates Turgeon, Manning looking for own 'miracle' years
    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...