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  • Don't punish private thoughts [Letter]

    Don't punish private thoughts [Letter]
    There's much ado about the situation regarding Donald Sterling, owner of the NBA Clippers ("What about Donald Sterling's First Amendment rights?" April 29). Many years ago, Mr. Sterling was slapped with a lawsuit for discriminating against minorities in...
  • Donald Sterling, tarnished [Commentary]

    Donald Sterling, tarnished [Commentary]
    Late in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film "Pulp Fiction," Marsellus Wallace — a criminal boss played by Ving Rhames — banishes prizefighter Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) from Southern California, telling him "You lost all your L.A. privileges."...
  • First Amendment protects Donald Sterling from the government, not the NBA [Letter]

    First Amendment protects Donald Sterling from the government, not the NBA [Letter]
    It seems that letter writer Mark Pfaff is unfamiliar with the United States Constitution and its First Amendment ("What about Donald Sterling's First Amendment rights?" April 29). Donald Sterling was not punished or prevented from speaking out by the...
  • Boycott Clippers if Sterling won't sell [Letter]

    Boycott Clippers if Sterling won't sell [Letter]
    I have to say it is refreshing for someone in this country to finally call out racism when it happens and actually do something about it. I'm referring of course to the despicable owner of the L.A. Clippers, Donald Sterling, and the immediate and...
  • NBA takes the high ground [Letter]

    NBA takes the high ground [Letter]
    Just what is it about some human beings and their accrual of wealth? Take the lowly (soon to be former) owner Donald Sterling of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers ("Donald Sterling, tarnished," April 30). I find it fascinating and frightening how acquisition...
  • Coffee Companion (5/2): Orioles win two, regroup for Minnesota

    Coffee Companion (5/2): Orioles win two, regroup for Minnesota
    After an extra-innings doubleheader that went until almost 1 a.m, coffeemakers around the city are probably deep into their second pot this morning. While you're waiting for the first few cups to kick in, here's a summary of the morning's local sports...
  • Coffee Companion (5/5): Chris Davis improving, NFL draft week arrives

    Coffee Companion (5/5): Chris Davis improving, NFL draft week arrives
    Last week's rain seems like it was years ago on this fine Cinco de Mayo morning, but as you arrive at your desk, I'm sure there's not much you'd rather do than not start working just yet. That's why blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion, where...
  • Wizards enjoy reversal of fortune at Indiana in Game 1 victory, 102-96

    Wizards enjoy reversal of fortune at Indiana in Game 1 victory, 102-96
    INDIANAPOLIS¬†— Washington's basketball franchise hadn't experienced the pleasure of winning a second-round playoff game since the Ronald Reagan administration and hadn't won a game of any kind in Indiana since George W. Bush was in office, but...
  • Maryland guard Lexie Brown hoping her NBA dad can come to Final Four

    Maryland guard Lexie Brown hoping her NBA dad can come to Final Four
    The daughter of an NBA player or coach must make certain sacrifices. The league's time commitment could hardly be more demanding. Maryland freshman guard Lexie Brown is a realist. She knows that her father – Sacramento Kings assistant coach Dee...
  • Gary Williams announced as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee

    Gary Williams announced as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee
    Even before he took Maryland to its first Final Four in 2001 and led the Terps to their only national championship the following season, Gary Williams had long been a respected member of the college coaching fraternity. On Monday, that opinion was...
  • Turf fields are wonderful for all who use them [Commentary]

    Turf fields are wonderful for all who use them [Commentary]
    If we hadn't figured it out by now, turf fields at the majority of our high school fields are a wonderful thing. They have been put to good use since the first turfs were installed at North Harford and Harford Tech. Since that first wave, turf fields...
  • Thoughts on Maryland's transfers, Michal Cekovsky and the need for improvement on defense

    Thoughts on Maryland's transfers, Michal Cekovsky and the need for improvement on defense
    Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. Of the three men's basketball players who are transferring from Maryland (Nick Faust, Shaquille...