| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The path from Baltimore to the National Basketball Association is dotted with big names and busts, with perennial All-Stars like Carmelo Anthony, heartwarming reclamation projects like Gary Neal and whatever-happened-to former first-round draft picks like...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Except for the fact that his left foot is encased in a protective boot, and that most of his training is done sitting down, little has changed for former Maryland center Alex Len as he gets ready for next week's NBA draft.
The 7-1 center, who gave up...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Tim Connelly said recently that he had already exceeded his dreams by becoming the assistant general manager of an NBA team three years ago. The 36-year-old Baltimore native might be raising his career bar again.
Connelly, who never played on the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:17 AM
There was some thought that Alex Len's stock could have gone up even higher had the former Maryland center been able to attend private on-court workouts for a number of NBA teams picking at or near the top of next week's NBA draft.
It now appears that...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Dec. 21, 2006: Top-ranked Maryland doubles the score on Loyola, defeating the Greyhounds, 110-55, in women's basketball at a sold-out Reitz Arena. It's the 13th victory for the undefeated Terps, who shoot 61 percent from the field and get 21 points from...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Can Maryland recover from its disappointing performance against Virginia to beat Duke Saturday at...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:30 PM
For years, Akil Patterson wouldn't tell the world who he really was: a gay man playing Division I college football.
His secret weighed on him, frightened him, confused him, taking on a life all its own.
In lonely periods, the former University of...
| Jul 1, 2011
LAWRENCE, Kan. — One of the more telling moments from the Morris twins' three years at Kansas happened in March in the first half of an NCAA tournament game against Illinois.
The game was tight, and neither team had found its footing. The ball...
| Jan 18, 2012
Todd M. Adams
Recently, USA Basketball took a different approach to choosing its roster, giving more thought to building a cohesive team.
That is why the biggest name left off the team is bound to come from the NBA's...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Former NBA player Oliver J. Miller was sentenced Friday to a year in the Anne Arundel County jail for pistol-whipping his girlfriend's brother in Arnold.
Miller, 41, who was living with his girlfriend in Edgewater, pleaded guilty last fall to first-...
| Sep 22, 2011
If you've been paying attention to the NBA's labor woes, this statement should sound familiar:
"Unfortunately, we lose less money by not playing, and we know if we were to try to continue to play we would lose franchises and be in terrible, terrible...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:37 PM
A former professional basketball player pleaded guilty Tuesday in the pistol whipping of his girlfriend's brother after a dispute at a cookout in Arnold.
Oliver J. Miller, 41, a former NBA player, pleaded guilty in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court to...