| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:59 AM
He's 35, he only has a 10-day contract and it looks like he might be near the end of his career, but Jason Collins apparently has the NBA's top-selling jersey.
And the jersey with the second-highest sales. And the fourth.
Collins' Brooklyn Nets...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Aquille Carr's NBA Development League journey has come to an end, at least for now.
The Delaware 87ers on Friday released the former Patterson star, known in Baltimore as the “Crimestopper” for his must-see athletic feats.
| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure.
Lisa Salters' favorite things revolve around the yin and yang of a life that is all about travel and hunkering down at home — a four-level...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
A young Joppatowne High School alum said he wants to help other young people succeed through a new basketball camp.
Ryan Stokeling, 21, and a student at Neumann University in Aston, Pa., told the Edgewood Community Council Thursday that he plans to...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:16 PM
BURLINGTON, N.J. — Nikki Reed knew she had to move. Though she had lived her entire life in Mobile, Ala., Reed watched her oldest son, Jacoby, go from being a promising high school basketball player to being sent away to state prison at age 17 for...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Jared Nickens is used to being overlooked.
As a high school player in central New Jersey, Nickens and his parents decided to have him reclassified as a junior in order to give him an extra season to get better offers to play college basketball.
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Carmelo Anthony had the full attention of basketball fans on Friday, when the New York Knicks forward and best basketball player to come out of Baltimore scored a franchise-record 62 points in the Knicks' 125-96 win over the Charlotte Bobcats at Madison...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:24 PM
COLLEGE PARK — There have been two Jake Laymans playing for the Maryland men's basketball team this season.
The one who showed up for most of the first 13 games reappeared against Pittsburgh on Saturday night at Comcast Center. That Layman —...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 7:33 PM
By the time Devin Gray finished his junior year at Clemson, he was considered one of the best basketball players in the Atlantic Coast Conference. A 6-foot-6, 230-pound forward, Gray had a game that combined power and finesse, grit and grace. His left-...
| 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 14, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
What has Maryland been most lacking this season in going 17-15?
Jeff Barker: A rim protector? Some...
| 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...