| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three of the biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Given the way the Terps have played this season, would you be more surprised if they won...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The Towson football team's bid for a third straight Colonial Athletic Association title fell short, but enduring that conference has the team feeling confident about its chances in the Football Championship Subdivision tournament.
The Tigers compiled...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:48 AM
For the fifth straight year, the Miami volleyball team is headed to the NCAA tournament.
The Hurricanes, who finished the regular season with a 19-11 record and a 12-8 mark in ACC play, earned an at-large berth and will face Oregon on Friday in the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:27 AM
The fact that Towson running back Terrance West leads the Football Championship Subdivision in rushing yards and touchdowns is no accident. One of three finalists for the Walter Payton Award, given to the top player in the FCS, the junior is blessed...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
After 24 games this fall, Maryland men's soccer coach Sasho Cirovski said his freshman are first-year players by designation only, and can shed their rookie labels.
"All of our freshmen now are essentially sophomores," Cirovski said. Freshman goalkeeper...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The NCAA men’s soccer selection committee did not do any favors for Maryland, UMBC and Navy.
All three programs earned automatic bids to the 48-team field by winning their respective conference tournaments, but each school has a legitimate gripe...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:31 AM
For all their disparate memberships and agendas, strengths and weaknesses, college sports conferences tend to operate on the same July 1-June 30 fiscal year. So the annual myriad realignment that plagues Division I and baffles fans became official last...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Virginia endured a 26-point beating from Florida in the teams’ opening NCAA basketball tournament game in 2012. Had the new bracketing guidelines that the NCAA unveiled Thursday been in place then, the Cavaliers and Gators would not have met.
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Thirty-plus years ago, Harrisonburg was the quintessential “sleepy college town.” The Nighthawks played the occasional gig at The Elbow Room, Gus grilled irresistible chili dogs at Jess’ Quick Lunch, and James Madison University...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:00 PM
STORRS — A good way to tell how times have changed with the NCAA Tournament was how little time it took for the UConn coaching staff to gather what it needed Monday night.
Within 20 minutes of the announcement that the Huskies were headed to the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:17 AM
How important is the expected return of suspended Maryland running back Wes Brown for next season?
Jeff Barker: I thought Brown looked like Maryland’s most talented running back in his freshman season of 2012. So, it’s significant.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:00 AM
When asked to reminisce about Goucher’s 6-5 loss to the Merchant Marine Academy in the semifinals of the Landmark Conference tournament on May 1 – an outcome that prevented the top-seeded Gophers from capturing their third tournament crown...