| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Poor Carmelo Anthony. He got what he wished for last season and was traded by the Denver Nuggets to the New York Knicks. Ungodly gobs of money and recognition was awaiting the Baltimore native's arrival in New York. But something awkward happened on his...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:46 PM
— There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:53 PM
It appears Jeremy Lin is leaving New York, and for once, Knicks owner James Dolan has decided to put the checkbook down. By not matching a 3-year, $25.1 million offer sheet from the Houston Rockets, Lin is heading to Texas.
Dolan has a history of...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Ever since Carmelo Anthony led Syracuse to an NCAA basketball championship as a freshman in 2003, his once-shiny reputation has been steadily chipped away.
From the missteps off the court early in his NBA career to the way he alienated an adoring fan...
| Feb 14, 2012
He's good, but no star
Jeremy Lin is the real deal — as long as the expectation is NBA rotation player and not star.
There's a reason Lin went undrafted, got cut and sat low on the depth chart until recently. And,...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Everybody in New York has come down with a case of Linsanity, and why not? Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin, just the latest Harvard guy to star in the NBA, has exploded into the national consciousness by leading the Knicks to five straight victories with an...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:47 AM
The phenomenal debut of New York Knicks' rookie Jeremy Lin -- a Harvard-educated Asian-American -- has stunned the basketball world. Lin was not offered a Division I scholarship, went undrafted after college, and was cut by two NBA teams this season....
| Feb 18, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Big-game settings are nothing new to former Maryland star Greivis Vasquez. The intensity of the matchups with Duke and North Carolina during his years in College Park, as well as what he experienced as an NBA rookie last season with the Memphis Grizzlies,...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:56 AM
I give all this Jeremy Lin hoopla another month or so. No, I don't think Jeremy will be finished by then. I think he's got another 20 years of great play in him. What I mean is that this incessant bad punning using his last name will finally be exhausted....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The surprising success of N.Y. Knicks' guard Jeremy Lin has become one of the year's best sports/human interest stories -- and e-book authors are rushing to cash in on it.
Lin, an Asian-American who graduated from Harvard, wasn't drafted by an NBA...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 7:47 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and intern Connor Letourneau -- co-sports editor of The Diamondback -- weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What was up with former Maryland football coach Ralph...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Knicks and Pacers
Look for the Knicks, America's (and Asia's) Team, to be the biggest disappointment.
There's two problems: 1) You play with only one basketball, meaning 'Melo, Amare and J.R. Smith...