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  • Possible reasons abound for Michael Phelps' return to swimming

    Possible reasons abound for Michael Phelps' return to swimming
    For almost a year, the question was "if" Michael Phelps would return to competitive swimming. Now that Phelps is scheduled to end his 20-month retirement Thursday in Mesa, Ariz., a more nuanced question looms: Why? Phelps sounded fairly certain he...
  • Coppin State narrows men's basketball coaching search to five finalists

    Coppin State narrows men's basketball coaching search to five finalists
    Coppin State has narrowed its search for a new men's basketball coach to five candidates who are scheduled to interview on campus next week, including current Maryland assistant Bino Ranson. The school says it will introduce its next coach at a news...
  • Nene's jumper proving crucial in Bulls series

    Nene's jumper proving crucial in Bulls series
    WASHINGTON — Nene grinned, grabbed the bottom of the net and gleefully swung side to side while waiting for his turn during a post-practice mid-range shooting competition on Thursday with teammate Trevor Booker. Every time Booker made a shot, he...
  • Maryland women face a tall task in stopping Texas center Imani McGee-Stafford

    Maryland women face a tall task in stopping Texas center Imani McGee-Stafford
    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...
  • 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...
  • Wizards fall to the Knicks in preseason Baltimore Basketball Classic

    Wizards fall to the  Knicks in preseason Baltimore Basketball Classic
    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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 —┬áThere'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...