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  • Maryland's Alyssa Thomas drafted in first round, traded to the Connecticut Sun

    Maryland's Alyssa Thomas drafted in first round, traded to the Connecticut Sun
    Former Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas was anxious. She arrived in Uncasville, Conn. on Friday alone in preparation for the WNBA draft. Her family arrived at 2 a.m. Monday after a four-and-a-half hour car ride, joining their daughter for the final...
  • No. 5 seed is still possible for Wizards in the East

    No. 5 seed is still possible for Wizards in the East
    Around the time they entered the locker room after their 114-93 victory Monday over the two-time defending champion Miami Heat's B team, the Washington Wizards were feeling good on two fronts. First, the win helped them hold on to the sixth seed and...
  • Michael Phelps has nothing to lose in his swimming comeback | VIDEO

    Michael Phelps has nothing to lose in his swimming comeback | <span style="color: #DD5200; font-weight: bold;">VIDEO </span>
    We should all be so fortunate to be able to retire at age 27 and embark on an international quest to experience a world full of fun and privilege, but Michael Phelps — quite predictably — has come to realize that living the good life isn't...
  • Possible reasons abound for Michael Phelps' return to swimming

    Possible reasons abound for Michael Phelps' return to swimming
    For almost a year, the question was "if" Michael Phelps would return to competitive swimming. Now that Phelps is scheduled to end his 20-month retirement Thursday in Mesa, Ariz., a more nuanced question looms: Why? Phelps sounded fairly certain he...
  • Former Patterson guard Aquille Carr says he's declaring for NBA draft

    Former Patterson guard Aquille Carr says he's declaring for NBA draft
    Despite being cut by the NBA Development League's Delaware 87ers in January, former Patterson guard Aquille Carr hopes to continue his professional career at an even higher level. Carr, 20, said Sunday on his Twitter account that he is entering the 2014...
  • Nene's jumper proving crucial in Bulls series

    Nene's jumper proving crucial in Bulls series
    WASHINGTON — Nene grinned, grabbed the bottom of the net and gleefully swung side to side while waiting for his turn during a post-practice mid-range shooting competition on Thursday with teammate Trevor Booker. Every time Booker made a shot, he...
  • Wizards fall to the Knicks in preseason Baltimore Basketball Classic

    Wizards fall to the  Knicks in preseason Baltimore Basketball Classic
    The preseason matchup between the Washington Wizards and New York Knicks drew a sellout crowd of 12,376 to Baltimore Arena for the Baltimore Basketball Classic on Thursday, honoring the 50th anniversary of the Baltimore Bullets' inaugural season in 1963....
  • Dez Wells' offensive diversity gives him and Terps the best chance to succeed

    Dez Wells' offensive diversity gives him and Terps the best chance to succeed
    COLLEGE PARK — As the final seconds ticked away and Dez Wells took control at the top of the key Wednesday night, Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon expected his junior guard to drive. So did Miami coach Jim Larranaga and the Hurricanes,...
  • 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...
  • Former Patterson star Aquille Carr plans to declare for NBA draft

    Former Patterson star Aquille Carr plans to declare for NBA draft
    Former Patterson star Aquille Carr, cut by the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League last month, has not abandoned his professional dreams. Carr, who recently signed with Hazan Sports Management, plans to declare soon for the 2014 NBA draft....
  • Missouri's Michael Sam, an NFL draft prospect, comes out as gay

    Missouri's Michael Sam, an NFL draft prospect, comes out as gay
    University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, an NFL draft prospect, told The New York Times tonight that he's gay, a landmark announcement that sets a course for him to become the first openly gay current NFL player. Sam is an All-American...