| Jun 21, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Potential setbacks lined the shelves of Albertsons grocery store. Cookies and ice cream tempted Jordan Williams from the shelves of the Las Vegas supermarket.
Williams, a 6-foot-8, 261-pound soon-to-be professional basketball player, was in the midst...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Chances are Maryland forward Jordan Williams will hear his name called at some point during Thursday night’s NBA draft, though you might already be in bed by the time it happens. The majority of NBA draft experts have Williams, who was named all-ACC...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 4:24 PM
At 68, Wayne Reisberg likes to stay active. A volunteer track and field coach at Century, he walks a lot, throws the discus and enjoys traveling around the country with his wife Pauline.
Reisberg combined sports with travel a few years back and began...
| 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...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:57 PM
Thunder too talented
Thunder in six. If Chris Bosh were fully healthy, there might be an issue of overall talent. The Thunder simply come from too many directions with too many weapons.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade will have...
| May 7, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Forty-four years later, what sticks in Wes Unseld's mind is a reception he got on his arrival in Baltimore as the Bullets' top pick in the 1968 NBA draft. Welcoming, it was not.
"I was watching TV in my room at the Lord Baltimore Hotel, and this...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Here's what I wish most of all for these NBA Finals, which begin tonight in Oklahoma City: can we please stop fixating on the officials?
Can we give that whole tired issue a rest?
Can we just enjoy this compelling matchup between the Miami Heat and...
| May 13, 2012
| 2:46 PM
There’s not been a lot to cheer about for Maryland basketball fans the past couple of years -- most notably two seasons without a postseason invitation and Terrell Stoglin’s misguided decision-making off the court that recently ended the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:00 PM
As the Miami Heat prepare for the NBA finals, star LeBron James has been turning to books to relax. USA Today reports that he has finished "The Hunger Games" trilogy and is now reading "Decoded" by singer Jay-Z.
Since the playoffs started (it seems...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Dwyane Wade says he plans to be more aggressive when his Miami Heat take on the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. He better be. There are 70-year-old nuns who are more aggressive than Wade was in the Heat's Game 1 loss at OKC...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Depends on D-Wade
The only team standing in the way of a Heat repeat is the Thunder, the team they just ousted in five games.
The Thunder should be the obstacle again next June and for a few more Junes after that....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Ask Kevin Durant
Here's the bigger question: Does Kevin Durant still want Scott Brooks to be the coach?
If the answer is yes, then Oklahoma City will sign Brooks to an extension. Why is it taking so long? The Thunder...