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  • Loyola faces a different challenge as it moves to Patriot League

    Loyola faces a different challenge as it moves to Patriot League
    Dylon Cormier is smart enough to realize that he should not expect the Patriot League to roll out the red carpet for him and his Loyola men's basketball teammates as they begin their first season in the conference. In fact, the 6-foot-3, 184-pound...
  • 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...
  • Despite losing Alex Len, Mark Turgeon wants his Terps to stay big

    Despite losing Alex Len, Mark Turgeon wants his Terps to stay big
    For most of Mark Turgeon's first two seasons at Maryland, the focus has been on the lack of a true point guard and the problems he and the Terps have encountered as a result. As the third-year coach gets his team ready for the start of the 2013-14...
  • No. 5 Maryland men tie No. 2 Irish in soccer, 1-1

    Colleges No. 5 Maryland men tie No. 2 Irish in soccer, 1-1, stay unbeaten in ACC Senior Patrick Mullins tied the game in the 72nd minute as visiting No. 5 Maryland escaped No. 2 Notre Dame with a 1-1 draw Tuesday night. Maryland (5-2-4, 4-0-2 Atlantic...
  • Baltimore native Sam Cassell Jr. commits to UConn

    Baltimore native Sam Cassell Jr. commits to UConn
    Over the past seven years, Sam Cassell Jr. has attended two high schools (Towson Catholic and St. Frances), one prep school (Notre Dame Prep), one university (Maryland, briefly) and one junior college (Chipola). So for the 6-foot-4, 195-pound combo guard,...
  • Juan Dixon explains why he didn't want Roddy Peters wearing No. 3

    Juan Dixon explains why he didn't want Roddy Peters wearing No. 3
    Former Maryland basketball star Juan Dixon says he received a telephone call over the summer from current Terps coach Mark Turgeon, who asked if it would be all right for incoming freshman Roddy Peters to wear No. 3. Dixon said that he was caught "off...
  • Former Aberdeen basketball star Gary Neal signs $6 million deal with Milwaukee

    Former Aberdeen basketball star Gary Neal signs $6 million deal with Milwaukee
    Gary Neal, the player who helped Aberdeen High School to its last boys basketball state title, and who rocketed to the national spotlight during the NBA finals when he scored a career-best 24 points for San Antonio, inked a two-year contract with the...
  • The Sun Remembers: Aug. 4-10

    The Sun Remembers: Aug. 4-10
    Aug. 9, 2003: Michael Phelps of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club becomes the first male swimmer to capture five individual titles at the U.S. Nationals — and he does it in College Park. Phelps breaks the record of four held by Mark Spitz, Johnny...
  • Berlin loses to Pa. but earns regional semifinal berth in LLWS

    Youth baseball Berlin loses to Pa. but earns semifinal berth The Berlin All-Stars lost their second straight game in the Little League World Series Mid-Atlantic Region, falling Tuesday to Lionville (Pa.), 2-0, in Bristol, Conn., but still advanced...
  • Jake Layman scores 25 points in Terps' 92-84 win over Bahamas All-Stars

    Jake Layman scores 25 points in Terps' 92-84 win over Bahamas All-Stars
    There was a lot of buzz around the time of the NBA draft that scouts and general managers were asking both Mark Turgeon and Alex Len about rising sophomore Jake Layman. Layman's size, athleticism and shooting range have put the 6-foot-8 forward on the...
  • Wizards to play preseason game in Baltimore for the first time since 1999

    Wizards to play preseason game in Baltimore for the first time since 1999
    When the Washington Wizards announced Wednesday that they would play a preseason game against the New York Knicks in Baltimore this fall, Frank Remesch wasn't surprised. As general manager of the Baltimore Arena, which will host the Oct. 17 exhibition,...
  • D.C. Assault GM says the arrest of AAU team's co-founder won't jeopardize its future

    D.C. Assault GM says the arrest of AAU team's co-founder won't jeopardize its future
    The longtime general manager of D.C. Assault says he expects the Washington-based AAU basketball program to take “a PR [public relations] hit” after its co-founder was arrested on federal charges of drug trafficking, but he doesn’t...