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  • During 'Showtime,' he was an extra

    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...
  • Ex-Terp Williams hopes his physical transformation will pay off on draft day

    Ex-Terp Williams hopes his physical transformation will pay off on draft day
    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...
  • As season dawns, some fans hope for Angelos to sell the Orioles

    As season dawns, some fans hope for Angelos to sell the Orioles
    Scott Evans remembers the soft glow of the small television set, and the way his stepfather tried to calm him and his sister for the benefit of the neighbors in the apartment below. But who, on this night, was not celebrating? It was 1983 and the...
  • Turgeon eager for the challenge of building on Gary Williams' legacy

    Turgeon eager for the challenge of building on Gary Williams' legacy
    Know this about Mark Turgeon: He has no reservations, absolutely none, about replacing Gary Williams, the man who resurrected Maryland basketball. If Turgeon was the type to be cowed by a challenge, he would never have tried to play point guard for...
  • Former NBA player tells Edgewood church to stay 'on fire'

    Former NBA player tells Edgewood church to stay 'on fire'
    Former professional basketball player Billy Thompson told the congregation of the Edgewood Assembly of God, where he preached Sunday, to have faith in God and to work hard instead of relying on "systems of the world." He also urged congregants not to...
  • NBA player talked gunman out of robbing him

    NBA player talked gunman out of robbing him
    Philadelphia 76ers guard Lou Williams takes shots on the court, but prevented them from being fired recently in a Philadelphia neighborhood. Williams told the Philadelphia Daily News that he was approached by a gun-wielding man while stopped in his car...
  • Baltimore Catholic League's 2011 Hall of Fame class

    Baltimore Catholic League's 2011 Hall of Fame class
    Here's a closer look at the Baltimore Catholic League's inaugural Hall of Fame class of 2011: Players Larry Harrison, Towson Catholic '75, center: Considered the first 'true' big man in the BCL, earning All-BCL tournament honors in 1974. Went on to play...
  • Wizards flame-broiled by 76ers, 120-89

    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...
  • Who has surprised, disappointed in NBA?

    Jimmer, Rubio look good K.C. Johnson Chicago Tribune Every NBA season presents surprises, but the fact Jimmer Fredette is more than just a shooter has to rank up there for this crazy campaign. Fredette still makes rookie mistakes, but his decision-...
  • Cordish/Giants team to redevelop San Francisco waterfront

    Cordish/Giants team to redevelop San Francisco waterfront
    The Cordish Cos., known for pairing urban-style entertainment districts with sports venues, will work with the San Francisco Giants to build a $1.6 billion waterfront development near the club's ballpark and is planning three more sports-anchored projects...
  • What NBA teams will surprise, disappoint?

    Knicks and Pacers Brian Schmitz Orlando Sentinel Look for the Knicks, America's (and Asia's) Team, to be the biggest disappointment. Lin-conceivable? There's two problems: 1) You play with only one basketball, meaning 'Melo, Amare and J.R. Smith...
  • Maryland's Stoglin wants to show he can do more than score

    Maryland's Stoglin wants to show he can do more than score
    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...