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  • Baltimore athletes remember being 'dazed,' 'shaken' on weekend of JFK's death

    Baltimore athletes remember being 'dazed,' 'shaken' on weekend of JFK's death
    Fifty years ago Friday, Orioles farmhand Bobby Floyd sat in a dugout, wondering why umpires were huddled grimly at home plate in the fifth inning of a Florida Instructional League game. Quickly, word spread. President John F. Kennedy was dead. In...
  • St. Paul's forward Iba Camara headed to New Hampshire

    St. Paul's forward Iba Camara headed to New Hampshire
    There were at least 10 Division I basketball programs that wanted Iba Camara. Several more from the Atlantic 10 and Colonial Athletic Association hoped that the St. Paul’s senior would wait until spring to sign his letter of intent. But for...
  • ESPN broadcaster Lisa Salters' 10 favorite things

    ESPN broadcaster Lisa Salters' 10 favorite things
    Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. Lisa Salters' favorite things revolve around the yin and yang of a life that is all about travel and hunkering down at home — a four-level...
  • Wizards going big with Gortat

    Season opener Wizards @Pistons Wednesday, 7:30p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet Radio: 1500 AM Marcin Gortat knew he wasn't going to be in Phoenix long the moment the rebuilding Suns drafted former Maryland center Alex Len fifth overall in June, but that...
  • Towson's West, Clark earn CAA football honors

    College football Towson's West, Clark earn CAA honors Towson junior running back Terrance West (Northwestern) and senior linebacker Telvion Clark were named the Colonial Athletic Association Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively,...
  • Dwayne Morgan's growth into one of the country's top prospects hasn't been easy

    Dwayne Morgan's growth into one of the country's top prospects hasn't been easy
    Potential is a word Dwayne Morgan has sought to vanquish. The 15th-ranked basketball prospect in the country according to Rivals.com, Morgan wants to be more than potential during his senior year at No. 3 St. Frances. Potential was the word stickered to...
  • Terps sophomore Jake Layman struggles against Ohio State

    Terps sophomore Jake Layman struggles against Ohio State
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Maryland sophomore forward Jake Layman has created a lot of early-season buzz among NBA scouts because of his ability to shoot it long-range and his improved floor game. Projected as a potential first-round pick by many mock...
  • Wizards owner Leonsis explains Verizon Center roof leak

    NBA Wizards owner Leonsis explains arena roof leak Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis wasn't in attendance Saturday at Verizon Center for his team's fourth straight home loss, but he did address roof leaks that contributed to two delays totaling 57...
  • Mark Turgeon experimented with Dez Wells at point guard even before Seth Allen's injury

    Mark Turgeon experimented with Dez Wells at point guard even before Seth Allen's injury
    Even before sophomore point guard Seth Allen broke his foot in practice Tuesday night, Maryland coach Mark Turgeon had toyed with the idea of giving Dez Wells more time running the team Turgeon had started doing it the day after a private scrimmage...
  • Dez Wells says he'll have an advantage as a bigger point guard

    Dez Wells says he'll have an advantage as a bigger point guard
    Seth Allen had just been helped off the court Tuesday night after breaking his left foot when Dez Wells called the rest of his Maryland teammates together to assure them that everything was going to be OK. And, oh, one more thing: he was going to be...
  • Ex-Patterson hoops star Aquille Carr taken in third round of NBA D-League Draft

    Ex-Patterson hoops star Aquille Carr taken in third round of NBA D-League Draft
    The guard they call the “Crimestopper” is starting over in Newark. The Delaware 87ers selected former Baltimore prep basketball phenom Aquille Carr in the third round (No. 43 overall) of the NBA Development League Draft on Friday night,...
  • Openly gay athletes supported by most Americans, poll finds

    Openly gay athletes supported by most Americans, poll finds
    Almost three weeks after NBA player Jason Collins became the first openly gay active male athlete in a major American sport -- and yes, all those qualifiers are necessary -- new polling data shows a majority of Americans wouldn't care if their favorite...