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  • Remembering Devin Gray as Terps and Clemson end ACC series

    Remembering Devin Gray as Terps and Clemson end ACC series
    By the time Devin Gray finished his junior year at Clemson, he was considered one of the best basketball players in the Atlantic Coast Conference. A 6-foot-6, 230-pound forward, Gray had a game that combined power and finesse, grit and grace. His left-...
  • Aaron A. Johnson, basketball coach

    Aaron A. Johnson, basketball coach
    Aaron Acquilla Johnson Sr., a longtime educator and basketball coach, died Feb. 14 of lung cancer. Mr. Johnson, of Baltimore, was 79. The son of Daniel and Harriett Johnson was born in Baltimore and raised in the city's Sandtown Winchester neighborhood....
  • CAA is betting on Baltimore as it brings its men's basketball tournament here this weekend

    CAA is betting on Baltimore as it brings its men's basketball tournament here this weekend
    The bands, the cheerleaders, the cartoon-like mascots — they all return this weekend as the city hosts postseason college basketball for the first time since the NCAA tournament staged sold-out games in 1995 and then promptly outgrew Baltimore...
  • Some parting thoughts on Maryland's men's basketball season

    Some parting thoughts on Maryland's men's basketball season
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. What has Maryland been most lacking this season in going 17-15? Jeff Barker:  A rim protector? Some...
  • John Gilchrist has a new perspective 10 years after starring in ACC tournament

    John Gilchrist has a new perspective 10 years after starring in ACC tournament
    Within months after leaving Maryland as a junior in the spring of 2005, John Gilchrist realized he had made a mistake. Sitting in his apartment in Rishon LeZion, a coastal town in Israel where he had begun what would become a nomadic professional...
  • Arnold A. "Arnie" Heft, Bullets owner, NBA referee, dies

    Arnold A. "Arnie" Heft, Bullets owner, NBA referee, dies
    Arnold A. "Arnie" Heft, a minor league Orioles pitcher during the 1930s who later was an NBA referee, co-owner of the Baltimore Bullets, noted horse owner and real estate entrepreneur, died in his sleep of unknown causes March 12 at Sunrise at Fox Hill...
  • Maryland women face a tall task in stopping Texas center Imani McGee-Stafford

    Maryland women face a tall task in stopping Texas center Imani McGee-Stafford
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland had defeated Army 40 minutes earlier, and Terps players were picking up notepads and pens and filtering back toward the Comcast Center court to scout their next NCAA tournament opponent. They didn't need to watch long to...
  • After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA

    After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA
    Life is good again for Alex Len. The ankle injury that caused him so much pain toward the end of his two-year career at Maryland has healed. His new team, the Phoenix Suns, has been the biggest surprise in the NBA this season. His progress slowed by...
  • Mike Preston: Face it -- no faceoff changes are needed

    Mike Preston: Face it -- no faceoff changes are needed
    College lacrosse is becoming more like the NFL, where those in the sport want to make changes even though change isn't necessary. There has been talk for years about changing the faceoff because some think it slows down the game. Most teams have faceoff...
  • Thoughts on Anthony Lee, Terps in the NBA and ACC subpoenas

    Thoughts on Anthony Lee, Terps in the NBA and ACC subpoenas
    Baltimore Sun producer-editor Jonas Shaffer and reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. Could the Terps have used former Temple forward and much-sought-after transfer target Anthony Lee, a...
  • Maryland guard Lexie Brown hoping her NBA dad can come to Final Four

    Maryland guard Lexie Brown hoping her NBA dad can come to Final Four
    The daughter of an NBA player or coach must make certain sacrifices. The league's time commitment could hardly be more demanding. Maryland freshman guard Lexie Brown is a realist. She knows that her father – Sacramento Kings assistant coach Dee...
  • Gary Williams announced as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee

    Gary Williams announced as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee
    Even before he took Maryland to its first Final Four in 2001 and led the Terps to their only national championship the following season, Gary Williams had long been a respected member of the college coaching fraternity. On Monday, that opinion was...