| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:16 PM
On game nights like Tuesday, the televisions in Gary Rissling's restaurants show Washington Capitals' hockey contests. But he'd gladly tune in to watch a local team, should Baltimore one day get back on the ice.
"Can you imagine a rink built beside M&...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Dec. 24, 2000: New York Jets quarterback Vinny Testaverde passes for 481 yards, but the Ravens triumph, 34-20, before an announced 69,184 at PSINet Stadium. It's the seventh straight win for the playoff-bound Ravens (12-4), who intercept three passes...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Aquille Carr's mouth is still moving, even as a yellow-shirted security guard steers him down a hallway leading away from the basketball floor.
On this Thursday night in mid-December, Carr — aka the "Crimestopper," aka the one-time most exciting...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:12 AM
WASHINGTON — Only four days after George Washington University unveiled its new basketball court at the Charles E. Smith Center, several former Terps and local players had the honor of being among the first to play on it as part of the Basketball...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:21 AM
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...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 11:31 AM
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...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:22 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 2:31 PM
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,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:20 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Former NBA player Sam Cassell made a visit to his old stomping grounds Thursday, conducting a basketball clinic for more than 75 students at Dunbar.
"This place has done tremendous things for me," said Cassell, an alumnus who now works as an assistant...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:06 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
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,...