| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:34 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2014
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:15 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:44 PM
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...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Apr 25, 2014
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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:42 PM
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....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:57 PM
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,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:05 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:14 PM
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....
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:28 PM
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...