| May 29, 2012
Still the favorite
The injuries to Dwight Howard, Derrick Rose, LaMarcus Aldridge and Chauncey Billups hurt the United States' chances to repeat as Olympic champs, but Team USA still should be considered the favorite.
| 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...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:24 AM
On the 26-year anniversary of Len Bias' death, a D.C.-based clothing company has put its own spin on the life of the Maryland basketball legend.
DEFY Clothing has shirts available on its website that use the moniker “Lensanity” in honor of...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Terrell Stoglin picked up a red pen when he was in first grade, and out poured his vision of future basketball glory on page after page that he stapled together and proudly presented to his parents.
"No one can stop him," Terrell wrote about Terrell on...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Maybe this all has been drummed up by the ever-in-search-of-controversy New York Post, but it appears Carmelo Anthony is disgruntled once again. According to an anonymous source, he's upset with the direction of the New York Knicks, wants more input on...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 11:10 AM
It's always interesting when a team reaches a new, uncharted level of awfulness. And in the NBA this year, that team is the forlorn Charlotte Bobcats.
Monday night, in a desultory 28-point loss to the Washington Wizards, the 7-57 Bobbies inched closer to...
| Mar 11, 2008
| 12:03 PM
Joe Smith, Cleveland Cavaliers
Joe Smith has been a force for the Cleveland Cavaliers off the bench. He had 18 points and five rebounds in just 26 minutes during Monday's 88-80 win against the Portland Trail Blazers. Prior to this game, Smith had 12...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
The excitement over yesterday's NBA lottery was more about who got the No.1 pick rather than the talent that was available -- at least compared to last year when Greg Oden was being hailed as a franchise changer. Of course,......