| Jun 13, 2011
| 7:09 PM
When Mark Turgeon was asked about his frontcourt Monday, Maryland's men's basketball coach inhaled deeply like a swimmer about to take an underwater plunge.
Five weeks after replacing the retired Gary Williams, Turgeon knows his young team has issues...
| 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...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 12:54 PM
Jimmy Dailey didn't enter the collegiate lacrosse world from a prestigious private school program. But when he closed his college career last month, the Winters Mill High School graduate left with one of the highest honors in the sport.
| 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...
| 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...
| May 9, 2011
| 8:08 PM
Selection Sunday was followed by Manic Monday.
Less than 24 hours after the unveiling of the 16-team field for the upcoming NCAA tournament, the men's lacrosse programs at Towson and Navy parted ways with their head coaches.
In a span of less than three...
| Jul 1, 2011
LAWRENCE, Kan. — One of the more telling moments from the Morris twins' three years at Kansas happened in March in the first half of an NCAA tournament game against Illinois.
The game was tight, and neither team had found its footing. The ball...
| May 10, 2011
| 6:33 PM
By all accounts, Mark Turgeon is a skilled recruiter, a demanding coach and a valued leader. Four NCAA tournament appearances in four years at Texas A&M — football country — endorse that profile of Maryland's new basketball coach.