| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:57 PM
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,...
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:19 AM
COLLEGE PARK — There's an innocence about Maryland freshman basketball player Damonte Dodd. Everything seems new and promising to the 6-foot-10, 250-pound center, without boundaries or baggage or bravado.
Put Dodd into the cauldron of blue-faced...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:59 AM
He's 35, he only has a 10-day contract and it looks like he might be near the end of his career, but Jason Collins apparently has the NBA's top-selling jersey.
And the jersey with the second-highest sales. And the fourth.
Collins' Brooklyn Nets...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 7:33 PM
By the time Devin Gray finished his junior year at Clemson, he was considered one of the best basketball players in the Atlantic Coast Conference. A 6-foot-6, 230-pound forward, Gray had a game that combined power and finesse, grit and grace. His left-...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The bands, the cheerleaders, the cartoon-like mascots — they all return this weekend as the city hosts postseason college basketball for the first time since the NCAA tournament staged sold-out games in 1995 and then promptly outgrew Baltimore...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
What has Maryland been most lacking this season in going 17-15?
Jeff Barker: A rim protector? Some...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Within months after leaving Maryland as a junior in the spring of 2005, John Gilchrist realized he had made a mistake.
Sitting in his apartment in Rishon LeZion, a coastal town in Israel where he had begun what would become a nomadic professional...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
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.
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:43 PM
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...