| May 2, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The NAACP will lay off 7 percent of its national staff as it continues to search for a permanent leader, a decision the civil rights organization says is necessary because of financial concerns.
"Like many nonprofits in transition during a difficult...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The sniffling began about 15 minutes into Chris Herren's speech. As the former NBA player recounted his battle with drug addiction, students throughout Southern High School's auditorium looked around to see who was crying.
No one needed to look far.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:51 PM
COLLEGE PARK — Maryland had defeated Army 40 minutes earlier, and Terps players were picking up notepads and pens and filtering back toward the Comcast Center court to scout their next NCAA tournament opponent.
They didn't need to watch long to...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 31, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Alyssa Thomas. Alyssa Thomas. Alyssa Thomas.
Why isn't that a household name in the state of Maryland? University of Maryland Women's Basketball Coach Brenda Frese gave a stirring locker room speech prior to Sunday's game against the mighty Tennessee...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:19 PM
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.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:42 PM
The preseason matchup between the Washington Wizards and New York Knicks drew a sellout crowd of 12,376 to Baltimore Arena for the Baltimore Basketball Classic on Thursday, honoring the 50th anniversary of the Baltimore Bullets' inaugural season in 1963....