| Jun 7, 2012
| 11:22 AM
To be quite honest, this is my favorite time of the work year, the point at which I have picked my spring All-Harford teams and will not be tasked with putting together another one until the fall sports season wraps up in November, five months distant....
| Dec 2, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Irish bring some magic
Notre Dame will win the BCS championship.
On paper the Irish should not. They don't even play in the SEC.
But there is something magical about what Brian Kelly is doing in South Bend. Yes, they'...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Kansas State University’s Collin Klein has been named recipient of t he 2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. The award is presented annually to a top college football quarterback who best combines on-the-field and academic achievement. ...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Happy for the MAC
I have no idea whether Northern Illinois playing in the Orange Bowl is a strength or weakness of the BCS system, but I'm glad to see a Mid-American Conference school in a BCS bowl. Seven MAC schools are going...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:00 PM
There are just a few days remaining before "America's Game," and Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo has some explaining to do.
The last time the Midshipmen were in the national spotlight, they were across the Atlantic Ocean being trampled in their...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 9:51 PM
FSU will live up to hype
For more than a decade, national analysts have clamored for Florida State to make its triumphant return to the BCS scene. The Seminoles have mostly disappointed them. But with a loaded defensive...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As the Maryland basketball beat writer for The Sun for more than a decade, I always enjoyed making multiple trips to the state of North Carolina every winter. I saw Len Bias single-handedly give North Carolina its first defeat in a then brand-new Dean...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 11:34 AM
It’s pretty obvious that the decision by the Maryland Board of Regents to jump from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten will be a net plus financially after the school figures out how it is going to buy its way out of the ACC, but that...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
How well will Maryland fit into the Big Ten?
Jeff Barker: Maryland should do fine in basketball. Mark...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:00 AM
As a rookie Courtney Upshaw is bound to make mistakes. But if the Ravens rookie outside linebacker erred in his first practice of training camp Thursday, inside linebacker Jameel McClain didn’t notice.
“I think there were [a few] mistakes out...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Barkley leads Trojans
Fresh off its two-year postseason bowl ban, USC is primed and ready to make a run at the Pac-12 championship. Quarterback Matt Barkley, a preseason Heisman Trophy favorite, is surrounded by so much...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:46 AM
A pair of SEC rivals took the top two spots in USA Today's preseason college football coaches poll, which was released today.
LSU is No. 1 with 18 first-place votes, while Alabama check in at No. 2. The Crimson Tide earned 20 first-place votes —...