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  • 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...
  • Morgan State's Ian Chiles looks for a chance to prove he can play in the NBA

    Morgan State's Ian Chiles looks for a chance to prove he can play in the NBA
    WASHINGTON -- Joel Chiles remembers taking his youngest son, Ian, to a carnival many years ago. Ian was 10 years old, and he wanted to play the basketball game in which you win a prize for a certain amount of made shots. Joel gave Ian three $1 bills...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Aquille Carr not stressing over NBA draft

    Aquille Carr not stressing over NBA draft
    Aquille Carr isn't worried about the NBA draft Thursday night. After a journey from Baltimore to Beltsville to China to Delaware to New York City, the 20-year-old is excited to hopefully take a momentous step in his basketball career. The former...
  • Baltimore hopefuls don't hear their names called at NBA draft

    Baltimore hopefuls don't hear their names called at NBA draft
    Baltimore native C.J. Fair was not selected in Thursday night's NBA draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Fair, who played at Syracuse for four years and emerged as a star his junior and senior seasons, was projected as a mid-to-late second round...
  • 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...
  • 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. -...
  • 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...
  • Ravens, NFL players react to LeBron James' return to Cleveland

    Ravens, NFL players react to LeBron James' return to Cleveland
    NBA superstar LeBron James' blockbuster decision to leave the Miami Heat and rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers triggered shockwaves throughout the sport world and Twitterverse on Friday. Those reactions included several comments from Ravens and other NFL...
  • Looking Out: Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, sister of NBA player, makes international news

    Looking Out: Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, sister of NBA player, makes international news
    Yesterday, in the wake of the second murder of a transgender woman in Baltimore in the last two months, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts held a press conference to convey a commitment to solving the crime and improving police relations with the...