| Jul 6, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Erik Etherly will not listen to anyone who says Loyola's schedule was easy last year — unless those critics also went up against Ohio State's Jared Sullinger and Kentucky's Anthony Davis.
While Davis (who went No. 1 to the Charlotte Bobcats) and...
| Jul 8, 2012
The relationship between Michael Oher and Sean Tuohy Jr. has — like Tuohy himself — grown dramatically in the 10 years since Oher was brought by Tuohy's family into their home in the leafy suburbs of Memphis.
If those early years became the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Four local players will be playing in the 68-team NCAA basketball tournament and one will be on in prime time in the first game on Tuesday night.
Lansdowne High graduate Brent Arrington is a freshman at Mississippi Valley State (21-12), which opens the...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 9:41 AM
After the Ravens' heartbreaking loss to the Patriots Sunday night, I had planned on taking a break from my weekly boys basketball power polls and doing a list of the worst, most humiliating, disheartening and disappointing losses I've lived through during...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:21 PM
The final buzzer sounded, Juan Dixon and Lonny Baxter tumbled to the Georgia Dome floor locked in a joyous embrace, and the Maryland Terrapins had completed their historic journey by winning the first men's national basketball championship in school...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Keron DeShields has come a long way to get caught up in March Madness, the NCAA tournament that garners so much attention this time of year.
In fact, he has made his way from some rugged neighborhoods in west Baltimore to spending a year at St. Vincent...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:21 AM
I face a tough choice this week: Start filling out my NCAA tournament bracket or continue with the Hunger Games trilogy.
I finished the first book in Suzanne Collins' series over the weekend, just in time to clear the slate for a week of college hoops....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Commemorating 100 years of the men's basketball team at what is now Loyola University Maryland, Loyola Magazine listed the top 10 greatest moments in the program's history.
Should the underdog Greyhounds upset Ohio State on Thursday in Pittsburgh (9:50...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Ask kids what they like best about school and they'll most likely grin and say "gym and recess." So students at Jacksonville Elementary are loving school this month because gym class looks a lot like recess.
The gym is filled with playground-type...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:39 AM
A series of meetings today at Morgan State will likely determine the future of men's basketball coach Todd Bozeman.
They also might determine the future of the program.
Bozeman, who was put on paid administrative leave Sunday night following an incident...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Losses are never easy to absorb. The effect can be lasting, but quick turnarounds have a tendency of shifting the focus.
So Mount St. Mary’s will put Tuesday night’s 9-8 setback to Georgetown in the rearview mirror, but that doesn’t...
| Feb 12, 2012
The Christian season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday and ends 40 days later (Sundays not included) with Easter. In the Middle Ages, celebrants fasted during Lent and thus indulged in richer foodstuff – for example, milk, eggs, sugar, and butter ...