| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Julius Erving, the great "Dr. J," had the biggest hand of any athlete I've ever shook hands with. If you care about these things, Michael Jordan was No. 2 on that list. And John Unitas, the iconic Baltimore Colts quarterback, was No. 3.
No, I'm not a...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
March 21, 2006: Their 30th basketball victory, a team record, sends the Maryland women to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament. Sophomore center Crystal Langhorne scores 30 points as the third-ranked Terps stop St. John's, 81-74, in State College, Pa.,...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Schedule says Boston
After 22 straight wins, the schedule-maker will beat the Heat more than the Celtics on March 18. This is how it happens in the NBA, where regular-season wins and losses have to be measured by the schedule....
| Sep 30, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Heat is on the Heat
The Miami Heat better figure out a way to defend without flopping.
OK, so that's not entirely fair to a defensive team schooled in the principles of Pat Riley. Erik Spoelstra is a terrific defensive...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Hong Kong residents experienced the effects of an earthquake nearby. Meanwhile, the Internet is coldly ignoring Baltimore's lack of an NBA team today, heartlessly blabbing on about the league's just-passed trade deadline. Welcome to your online trends...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Jan. 23, 2004: P.J. Wakefield's goal in overtime gives the surging Blast its seventh straight victory, 5-4 over the Monterrey Fury at 1st Mariner Arena. It's the 16th win in 21 games for Baltimore, which will win the Major Indoor Soccer League...
| May 9, 2011
| 9:16 PM
Maryland on Monday night hired Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon -- a Larry Brown disciple at Kansas who has been likened to Gary Williams -- to replace Williams as men's basketball coach.
Turgeon, 46, was hired after being interviewed by athletic director...
| May 11, 2011
Mark Landsberger, apropos of his modest NBA career, makes only a barely noticed cameo in one of the most frequently replayed video highlights in NBA history.
That's Landsberger, in his No. 54 Lakers jersey, tracking Julius Erving at the baseline as the...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 11:49 PM
Upon their arrival on Thursday the Washington Wizards held a team dinner at a Japanese steakhouse. The team-building exercise was intended to break up the monotony and division that naturally comes with being on a losing team.
"When you do things like...
| 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...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Kim English isn't going to kick the NBA's door off its hinges.
He'll have to gently open it up, even if the door creaks a little bit along the way.
"I think he's a kid that will be great in a role where he has a year or two to learn under a veteran in...