| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Thirty years ago last month, the Baltimore Colts left town, and the loss of the beloved NFL franchise was a stunning blow not only to football fans but to the city's identify. Nine years later, Baltimore's image as a sports town suffered another big hit...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Late in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film "Pulp Fiction," Marsellus Wallace — a criminal boss played by Ving Rhames — banishes prizefighter Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) from Southern California, telling him "You lost all your L.A. privileges."...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Just what is it about some human beings and their accrual of wealth? Take the lowly (soon to be former) owner Donald Sterling of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers ("Donald Sterling, tarnished," April 30). I find it fascinating and frightening how acquisition...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:26 AM
After an extra-innings doubleheader that went until almost 1 a.m, coffeemakers around the city are probably deep into their second pot this morning. While you're waiting for the first few cups to kick in, here's a summary of the morning's local sports...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:21 AM
Last week's rain seems like it was years ago on this fine Cinco de Mayo morning, but as you arrive at your desk, I'm sure there's not much you'd rather do than not start working just yet. That's why blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion, where...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:10 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Washington's basketball franchise hadn't experienced the pleasure of winning a second-round playoff game since the Ronald Reagan administration and hadn't won a game of any kind in Indiana since George W. Bush was in office, but...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:51 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:53 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:17 AM
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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:21 AM
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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:06 AM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:49 PM
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...