| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Those close to Roscoe Smith share a favorite phrase.
When speaking of Smith, a Baltimore native and 6-foot-8 Nevada-Las Vegas forward entered in Thursday's NBA draft, they repeat a pair of words, over and over.
It's not necessarily a nickname, but his...
| Jul 22, 2014
Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team
Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. was named Most Valuable Player of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League by a unanimous panel of media members, while Wizards forward Otto Porter was named first-team...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:51 AM
Let me be the last to wish a Happy Father's Day to all of the great dads out there -- especially mine. I hope you all spent the weekend relaxing on your respective couches and enjoying everything that happened this weekend in sports. And if you didn't,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Owen Daniels remembers one of the first times he went on camera to deliver the weather. For a guy who makes his living on the football field, it was a nerve-racking experience. Like most first-timers, he said, he butchered his performance, blaming it,...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Item: Washington is abuzz with the shocking defeat of House majority Leader Eric Cantor in a Republican primary. David Brat, a tea party-inspired college professor with little money but plenty of energy, pulled off the historic upset.
Most of the...
| May 12, 2014
WASHINGTON — John Wall was wide open at the 3-point line, the Verizon Center crowd screaming for him to shoot, his teammates joining the chorus on the bench. Wall hesitated, pulled back and passed. With another chance to tie, Trevor Ariza tossed a...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:09 PM
A history of more than 40 years of hosting intercollegiate athletic events, including the regionals of the NCAA Basketball Tournament, as well as high school state championships will begin its final chapter on the campus of the University of Maryland,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Morning, y’all. I’ve replaced Jon for today’s Coffee Companion, where we recap yesterday’s sports headlines, because he feels sleep is important, or something. Regardless, your daily trip to the water cooler is approaching, which...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Lost in all the sports commotion this weekend is the U.S. Open, at which a wet course this morning is allowing players to score early. I hope it's like that at Pine Ridge today. Either way, here is the Coffee Companion, where every weekday morning, we...
| 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...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:19 PM
McDonogh’s Danielle Edwards was named tournament Most Valuable Player after leading the No. 1 Eagles girls basketball team past host St. Elizabeth, 44-29, Monday in the championship game of the St. Francis Healthcare Cup at the 22nd annual Diamond...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 9:51 PM
Kimbal Mackenzie turned up the offense and No. 10 John Carroll beat Poly Prep (N.Y.), 50-45, in boys basketball at the Mirabito Stop-DWI Holiday Classic in Binghamton, N.Y., on Saturday night.
Mackenzie had a game-high 22 points on 7-for-14 shooting...