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  • 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 —...
  • Maryland commit Melo Trimble named a McDonald's All-American

    Maryland commit Melo Trimble named a McDonald's All-American
    Melo Trimble knew “something was up” when Bishop O’Connell boy’s basketball coach Joe Wootten had the team stay after practice Wednesday night to watch the McDonald’s All-American selection show on ESPNU. “We’ve...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA

    After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA
    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...
  • 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...
  • Former Baltimore Bullets coach Bob 'Slick' Leonard inducted into National Basketball Hall of Fame

    Former Baltimore Bullets coach Bob 'Slick' Leonard inducted into National Basketball Hall of Fame
    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...
  • Mike Preston: Face it -- no faceoff changes are needed

    Mike Preston: Face it -- no faceoff changes are needed
    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...
  • With no hint of hype, Damonte Dodd starting to grow into a productive player

    With no hint of hype, Damonte Dodd starting to grow into a productive player
    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...
  • Thoughts on Anthony Lee, Terps in the NBA and ACC subpoenas

    Thoughts on Anthony Lee, Terps in the NBA and ACC subpoenas
    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...
  • Looking Out: Jason Collins' jersey is NBA's top-seller

    Looking Out: Jason Collins' jersey is NBA's top-seller
    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...
  • Arnold A. "Arnie" Heft, Bullets owner, NBA referee, dies

    Arnold A. "Arnie" Heft, Bullets owner, NBA referee, dies
    Arnold A. "Arnie" Heft, a minor league Orioles pitcher during the 1930s who later was an NBA referee, co-owner of the Baltimore Bullets, noted horse owner and real estate entrepreneur, died in his sleep of unknown causes March 12 at Sunrise at Fox Hill...