| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:30 PM
At Arkansas, Penn State
I'll point to two — for totally different reasons.
Arkansas' John L. Smith needs to win. Now. His contract runs a mere 10 months. In replacing the disgraced Bobby Petrino, Smith will...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Ken Niumatalolo's life changed dramatically the day he was named to succeed Paul Johnson as Navy's football coach after the 2007 season.
Niumatalolo went from being a relatively unknown offensive-line coach to a first-time head coach following the man...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Oklahoma, Louisville solid
We'll resist temptation to overthink Landry Jones' injuries and the state of the offensive line and pick Oklahoma to win the Big 12 with a stiff challenge from newcomer West Virginia. Texas...
| Aug 30, 2012
With the growing success of high school football in Howard County over the past several years, it's no surprise that locals are making us proud at Division I programs across the country.
But it's not often that we get to see two D-I teams featuring...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:40 AM
During the 2011 college football season, 79 players from the Baltimore area suited up for Football Bowl Subdivision programs. This year, that number will increase by 10.
Eighty-nine athletes from this area — Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City,...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Coming off its most successful athletic year in school history, Loyola announced Wednesday that it will be leaving the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference after more than 20 years to join the Patriot League beginning in 2013-14.
The decision to leave...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:37 PM
William & Mary, Sept. 1: Pssst, nobody wants to talk about it, but Maryland enters the season with an eight-game losing streak hanging around -- like a nagging cold -- from last year. No win is guaranteed, but the largely inexperienced Terps and their...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 2:04 PM
We’re less than two months away from the start of college basketball season, which means that it’s time to begin the second annual Sweet 16.
For those who missed it last year, The Sweet 16 is my list of Baltimore’s top college...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:59 PM
The YouTube video just keeps going and going. Running back Jordan Todman is taking handoff after handoff, pitch after pitch, often carrying the ball deep into the opposition's secondary.
It was 2010 and Todman and his Connecticut team — led by...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:46 PM
— There are rows of shiny footballs displayed on wooden shelves in the home of Maryland football coach Randy Edsall.
"Connecticut 23, Buffalo 0," is written in bold white letters painted on the brown leather. "1st Win As Head Coach. Sept. 18, 1999....
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:36 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and intern Connor Letourneau (The Diamondback's co-sports editor and men's lacrosse beat writer) weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Should Maryland play...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Five new members were inducted into the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame Tuesday in conjunction with the EHS Class of 2012 commencement ceremonies the same day.
The five newest members of the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame are: Retired Maj. Gen....