| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:01 AM
The final presidential debate Monday drew a TV audience of 59.2 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media.
That's down from the 67.2 million and 65.6 million for the first and second debates, respectively. But it still shows huge interest --...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:09 AM
The debate raging these days between those arguing whether this year’s U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team could compete with the Dream Team of 20 years ago is not answered simply by a generational divide.
I for one, being of sound mind and...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:16 AM
"Bible camp's cancelled." -- Gyp Rosetti
The rubble of Babette's Supper Club is still smoking and the echoes of last week's blast are still ringing in Nucky Thompson's ears.
An episode like "The Milkmaid's Lot" could have gone down a very reflexive...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:12 PM
The player who scored the biggest basket in Baltimore Bullets history turned 68 Thursday.
Happy Birthday, Mad Dog.
"I can still shoot," Fred Carter, the man with the feral nickname, said from his home in Norristown, Pa. "I can't make the 20-footer,...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Go ahead, admit it. You like this LeBron James.
You like our country's best basketball ambassador at the Olympics, the greatest all-around player in the world already proving it at these Games.
You like how James defers to elder statesman Kobe Bryant...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 4:12 PM
To title behind Howard
Los Angeles Times
The Lakers and Celtics have been knotted at 17 championships each, but Dwight Howard will lead the tiebreaking charge.
Yes, Virginia, Kobe Bryant will have as many rings — six — as...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Rap superstars have been busy making announcements lately (Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" album announcement commercial during last night's NBA Finals and Kanye West's "Yeezus" album release come to mind).
Toronto's Drake joined the headline-...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Except for the fact that his left foot is encased in a protective boot, and that most of his training is done sitting down, little has changed for former Maryland center Alex Len as he gets ready for next week's NBA draft.
The 7-1 center, who gave up...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:24 AM
If you were going to guess the two San Antonio Spurs that outscored LeBron James in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, it would be easy, right?
Tim Duncan? Manu Ginobli? Tony Parker? Try Danny Green and Aberdeen native Gary Neal.
Green led all scorers with...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:15 AM
For some of the more casual fans of the NBA, Aberdeen native Gary Neal had a coming out of obscurity party Tuesday night when he led the San Antonio Spurs to their Game 3 championship series victory over the defending champion Miami Heat.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
American citizens from both ends of the political spectrum are rallying behind a former Marylander who has come forward as the NSA whistleblower. Also, if you're bored by that whole "active citizenship" thing, you can watch Game of Thrones and then...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 11:44 AM
March 15, 2002: Maryland's march to the NCAA men's basketball championship begins with an 85-70 victory over Siena in the East Regional. Juan Dixon (Calvert Hall), the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, scores 29 for the Terps (27-4).