| May 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It seems that letter writer Mark Pfaff is unfamiliar with the United States Constitution and its First Amendment ("What about Donald Sterling's First Amendment rights?" April 29). Donald Sterling was not punished or prevented from speaking out by the...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I have to say it is refreshing for someone in this country to finally call out racism when it happens and actually do something about it. I'm referring of course to the despicable owner of the L.A. Clippers, Donald Sterling, and the immediate and...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Just what is it about some human beings and their accrual of wealth? Take the lowly (soon to be former) owner Donald Sterling of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers ("Donald Sterling, tarnished," April 30). I find it fascinating and frightening how acquisition...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:26 AM
After an extra-innings doubleheader that went until almost 1 a.m, coffeemakers around the city are probably deep into their second pot this morning. While you're waiting for the first few cups to kick in, here's a summary of the morning's local sports...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Major sports networks spent yesterday scrolling tweets praising NBA Commissioner Adam Silver yesterday, so how were you supposed to know what else happened in the sports world? That's why blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion -- where every...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:51 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:53 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:17 AM
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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:21 AM
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...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:28 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:26 PM
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...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Former Baltimore Bullets coach Bob "Slick" Leonard, the winningest coach in American Basketball Association history, on Friday was named one of the first members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2014.
Leonard, 81, was voted in...