| Mar 15, 2011
| 8:30 AM
The 2011 NCAA tournament officially tips off tonight with a pair of play-in games -- I'm still scratching my head at UAB and Clemson playing for a No. 12 seed -- but the bracket bonanza for most pools begins Thursday afternoon with the Round of 64. That...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Less than 48 hours after the Terps were snubbed by the NIT selection committee -- how sad is that? -- Maryland coach Gary Williams is already looking ahead to the 2012 NCAA tournament.
In an interview with Kelli Johnson of Comcast SportsNet, Williams...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 2:00 PM
The first real day of the NCAA tournament hasn't disappointed. We've seen a few close games, a couple of buzzer-beaters and one Cinderella step forward with a big upset. And I got paid to watch it all while eating chicken wings at Hightopps, so today...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 8:45 AM
After a dizzying start to the Round of 64 on Thursday, a day of buzzer-beaters, Jimmermania and Morehead State staking its claim to a glass slipper, I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription is more March Madness.
But since I’m going on...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 3:02 PM
Having played attack at Loyola High School, Maryland junior midfielder Joe Cummings gets the occasional pang of wistfulness during team practices.
"Sometimes I'll look over at the attackmen and see what they're doing and think, 'That looks fun,'" said...
| 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 4, 2011
| 4:47 AM
At 5 o'clock on a fall morning in 2009, Coppin State University basketball coach Fang Mitchell drove then-sophomore Michael Harper to the hospital for surgery on his wrist. Harper, from Milwaukee, appreciated the show of support — then and now....
| May 6, 2011
| 9:16 PM
Gary Williams retired after 22 basketball seasons at Maryland as new details emerged Friday about the school's efforts to keep him, and athletic department officials moved quickly in the search for his successor.
Maryland's short list includes Arizona...
| May 7, 2011
| 5:36 PM
There is that marvelous recruiting base that runs the length of the Baltimore-Washington corridor. There is the stunning arena, the Comcast Center, where kids — young men — get to play in a pro setting.
Now there is the tradition that Gary...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 11:09 PM
Former Mount St.Mary's men's basketball coach Jim Phelan will receive the Lapchick Character Award along with former Princeton men's coach Pete Carril and Virginia women's coach Debbie Ryan Nov. 17 in New York.
Phelan won 830 games in 49 seasons at the...
| May 7, 2011
| 8:02 PM
Maryland fans waited Saturday night to see if the initial interest between the school and Arizona's Sean Miller would lead to the Wildcats' basketball coach being hired to succeed Gary Williams.
Maryland believed its search to replace the retiring...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 8:09 PM
Navy on Friday announced its 2012 men's lacrosse schedule, which features games against four teams that qualified for the NCAA tournament in 2011. The Midshipmen open the season at noon Feb. 11 with a game against VMI at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial...