| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:15 AM
For some of the more casual fans of the NBA, Aberdeen native Gary Neal had a coming out of obscurity party Tuesday night when he led the San Antonio Spurs to their Game 3 championship series victory over the defending champion Miami Heat.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
American citizens from both ends of the political spectrum are rallying behind a former Marylander who has come forward as the NSA whistleblower. Also, if you're bored by that whole "active citizenship" thing, you can watch Game of Thrones and then...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 2:06 PM
NEW YORK -- The conversation took place during his freshman year at Maryland. Greivis Vasquez, still learning a new language and getting adjusted to playing in the Atlantic Coast Conference, sat down in his coach's office one day to talk about his dreams....
| Dec 9, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Pelicans is just fine
What's wrong with the Pelicans? As NBA commissioner David Stern said, as long as the owner is fine with it, he's fine with it. It's the state bird. It's actually a strong species, even though many...
| May 10, 2013
| 7:01 AM
It's Europe Day! (Yeah, we didn't know that either.) Welcome to your trends report for Friday, May 10.
You're not alone if you were in the dark about the EU's annual holiday: Apparently, very few Europeans know that it exists. Nonetheless, between that,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Since Steve Blake went to the Los Angeles Lakers three years ago, the former Maryland point guard had rarely been much of a factor – first playing behind Derek Fisher, then Ramon Sessions and finally this season behind Steve Nash. Many Lakers fans...
| Nov 27, 2012
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Only a few seats down from the Washington Wizards' bench, owner Ted Leonsis sat courtside with Nationals owner Mark Lerner as his team hosted the San Antonio Spurs at Verizon Center....
| Sep 30, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Heat is on the Heat
The Miami Heat better figure out a way to defend without flopping.
OK, so that's not entirely fair to a defensive team schooled in the principles of Pat Riley. Erik Spoelstra is a terrific defensive...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Johnny Unitas, considered by many to have been the greatest quarterback of all time, will be inducted posthumously into the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame with six others at the 53rd enshrinement ceremony Nov. 8 at Michael's 8th Avenue in Glen...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:10 PM
The Carmelo Anthony Summer Pro-Am tour rolled through Baltimore on Monday night, attracting a packed house to St.Frances for what was billed as a heavyweight battle between NBA stars Kevin Durant and Brandon Jennings.
It turned out that a hometown hero...
| May 3, 2011
Memphis on a mission
I wrote that I couldn't believe I was typing this when, in a rare move, I accurately predicted the Grizzlies would close out the Spurs. I'll use that same line when I say the Grizzlies will knock off...
| May 10, 2011
| 5:20 PM
With a special visit from alumnus Gary Neal and a phalanx of local politicans, Towson University performed a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday for $68 million Tiger Arena, due to open in 2013.
Although the real dirt won't be moved for another two weeks,...