| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 21, 2014
| 3:35 PM
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...