| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:40 PM
There's just something about the New York Yankees that makes the blood of true Baltimoreans boil.
Maybe it's the fact that they win too much.
Maybe it's the fact that they spend too much.
Maybe it's the fact that they won't apologize for being the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Like your basketball rough? Then you must be loving the NBA playoffs, where the physical play is now officially ridiculous, to the point where it’s making a mockery of the game.
The Miami Heat’s 99-76 win over the Indiana Pacers Monday to...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Since Steve Blake went to the Los Angeles Lakers three years ago, the former Maryland point guard had rarely been much of a factor – first playing behind Derek Fisher, then Ramon Sessions and finally this season behind Steve Nash. Many Lakers fans...
| May 23, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Two years after the Ravens selected him in the second round of the 2010 NFL draft, linebacker Sergio Kindle has yet to make a start, a tackle or a significant impact on the team’s fortunes.
An opportunity has presented itself to Kindle in the...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:05 AM
With the NBA conference finals raging on, it’s not surprising that several Ravens players have been monitoring the 2-2 series split between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the West and between the Miami Heat and the Boston...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 9:28 AM
To no one’s surprise, Saturday in Long Island broke gloomily, with neither dark angry clouds nor a blazing sun. The sky just hovered, as did an unmoving humidity. The clouds are burning off now, and it could be a sunny afternoon.
Belmont Park feels...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:47 PM
TV ratings for the NBA playoffs have been outstanding. Saturday's Eastern Conference finale set a new overnight high for cable TV. In terms of what is expected to happen on the court, I am already amped up for game one of the finals between Oklahoma...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Here's what I wish most of all for these NBA Finals, which begin tonight in Oklahoma City: can we please stop fixating on the officials?
Can we give that whole tired issue a rest?
Can we just enjoy this compelling matchup between the Miami Heat and...
| May 3, 2011
Memphis on a mission
I wrote that I couldn't believe I was typing this when, in a rare move, I accurately predicted the Grizzlies would close out the Spurs. I'll use that same line when I say the Grizzlies will knock off...
| May 10, 2011
| 5:20 PM
With a special visit from alumnus Gary Neal and a phalanx of local politicans, Towson University performed a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday for $68 million Tiger Arena, due to open in 2013.
Although the real dirt won't be moved for another two weeks,...
| May 10, 2011
| 7:39 PM
In the summer of 1983, an undersized, unrecruited point guard arrived unannounced in new coach Larry Brown's office at Kansas.
After talking with him for a few moments, Brown gave Mark Turgeon a spot on the team. "I beat [Division II] Washburn for him,"...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:25 AM
With Wednesday closing out the 2013-14 NBA regular-season schedule, the Miami Heat still not only do not know whether they will face the Charlotte Bobcats or Washington Wizards in the opening round, but their potential second-round series remains muddled,...