| Mar 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not?
NCAA lacrosse season is underway, the...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A win this Saturday against No. 13 Johns Hopkins would strengthen No. 7 Loyola’s bid for an at-large spot in next month’s NCAA tournament. It would also do away with this pesky matter of a 13-game losing streak to the Blue Jays.
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ locker room after games -- reporters haven’t been allowed in there since the last couple...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Denver’s Jill Remenapp had no idea she was on her way to a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation record when she handed out nine assists in the No. 15 Pioneers’ 20-9 win over St. Mary’s (Cal.) on Sunday afternoon.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:58 PM
In 31 days, two teams will meet in Philadelphia for the men's lacrosse national championship.
Who that will be is anyone's guess. With unparalleled parity in the sport, the race is wide-open. This weekend, the best slate of the season, will go a long way...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:02 PM
While Maryland goes back to the drawing board, Virginia will find itself playing for the ACC men's lacrosse championship and maybe even a berth in the NCAA tournament.
Those prospects might have seemed unlikely a little more than two weeks ago, with the...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Lefty Driesell’s career at Maryland was coming to an end when a sportswriter who had spent the first 10 years of his career in New York showed up to cover the Terrapins for The Baltimore Sun. It was the summer of 1985 and there were rumors that...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The NCAA released its first Rating Percentage Index – also known as RPI – and Maryland opens the list at No. 4. The Terps (8-1) have two top 10 wins (based on RPI) against No. 6 Duke (9-4) and No. 10 Loyola (9-2).
Maryland trails only No....
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:33 PM
His players sat silently in the corner of the locker room.
Much like he did when he was a player at Maryland more than a quarter century ago, Archbishop Spalding boys basketball coach Derrick Lewis measured his words carefully before speaking.
"I lost a...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Reigning national champion Loyola’s showdown with top-ranked Denver this Saturday at Ridley Athletic Complex will probably be the first of two meetings between these Eastern College Athletic Conference rivals and potentially the first of three...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:01 PM
The Atlantic Sun Conference's addition of men's lacrosse means another automatic qualifier for the 2014 NCAA tournament. And, it means more than half the tournament will be AQs, which is not allowed according to NCAA Bylaw 22.214.171.124.1. The Atlantic Sun's...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:00 PM
ESPN analyst Quint Kessenich provided commentary for No. 7 Syracuse’s 13-12 upset of No. 5 Cornell on Wednesday night and No. 2 Duke’s 19-16 victory over No. 16 Virginia on Friday night. The former Johns Hopkins All-American goalkeeper, who...