| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The idea just stinks
I am all for shameless, aimless promotion in professional sports. But I must hold up an assertive stop sign when it comes to the idea of the Mavericks offering Brittney Griner the chance to play...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Athletes and administrators with ties to this area describe what Title IX has meant to their athletic careers — and their lives.
Angel McCoughtry starred at St. Frances Academy before playing collegiately at Louisville, where...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 5:51 AM
New Town rising senior Jannah Tucker dreams of playing professional basketball in the WNBA and competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
She already won a gold medal as a starter for the United States national Under-16 team at the FIBA...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:58 PM
When Angel McCoughtry steps on the floor of Basketball Arena in London later this month, she won't play in front of the largest crowd of her life.
In her country's opening game against Croatia on July 28, the Baltimore native won't face the best...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:06 PM
A handful of journalists were on hand to watch the U.S. women's basketball team win its Olympic opener against Croatia.
It was an obvious contrast to the crammed news conference the previous day for the U.S. men's team, where reporters scurried toward...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 11:45 PM
After the United States overwhelmed France, 86-50, in the Olympic women's basketball final Saturday in London, new introductions were in order.
"My name is not Angel McCoughtry. My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist," the former St. Frances star...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:31 AM
In a small town best known for its world-famous summer baseball tournament, Tierney Pfirman stands out.
Ever since Pfirman joined the South Williamsport (Pa.) High varsity basketball team as a freshman, her development has been closely chronicled in...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Former Maryland women's basketball star Kristi Toliver made it on to "Pardon the Interruption" last week, but it wasn't for the kind of sharp shooting or the slick passing she showed while leading the Terps to the national title in 2006. It was for an...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Fire up that DVR: Here's our picks for Friday-Sunday.
•"NSTF:SD:SUV" (Midnight; Adult Swim): The series premiere of the show (above) that rightfully takes "CSI" and "SUV" and all those other acronym-happy programs down a peg.
| Jul 25, 2011
Phelps-led U.S. relay team 3rd in 400 free
Michael Phelps of Fells Point and his United States teammates finished third in the 400-meter freestyle relay on the first day of the World Swimming Championships in Shanghai, China. The Americans...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:22 PM
STORRS — There are times it seems nearly impossible to locate Moriah Jefferson on the court. She is barely 5 feet 7, thin as a paper clip.
But in time, her presence becomes unmistakably huge. She emerges from the crowd of bigger bodies, fast and...
| Dec 20, 2013
Por Aurelio Moreno
Pronto, los Marineros de Seattle pronto zozobrarán en unas enfurecidas aguas engendradas por quizá el peor fichaje en la historia del deporte.
Y Robinson Canó, el de la sonrisa y el corazón flojos, lamentará el resto de su carrera...