| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Many of us with our or trashed brackets want to see the lovable "Dunk City" contingent from Fort Myers, Fla., make the 10-hour trek up Interstate 75 for next week's Final Four. Conventional...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:38 PM
The CBS Sports Network does some drum beating for March Madness Monday night with "The Miracles: The 1988 Kansas Jayhawks," a documentary about how an underdog team won the national championship that year.
Known as Danny and the Miracles, because of...
| 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 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...
| Mar 16, 2011
Sun columnist Mike Preston weighed-in on the NFL lockout yesterday. He wrote about the skyrocketing costs of gasoline, the tsunami in Japan and the rising national debt. His point was simple: There are things in life more important that millionaire...
| Sep 22, 2011
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Alabama (3-0): Fans asked to cheer but not go "Hog Wild" on Arkansas on Saturday. (1)
2. Oklahoma (2-0): Perk in Bob Stoops' new contract allows unlimited use of school's private tractor. (4)
3. LSU (3-0): Whoa...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:25 PM
Tradition clearly is overrated. Nostalgia is for saps.
"If memories were all I sang," Rick Nelson once sang, "I'd rather drive a truck."
You would think history might mean more in a sport that produced "Win one for the Gipper," but this is no time to be...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Maryland basketball media day is scheduled for Wednesday and "Maryland Madness" is Friday night. Terps beat writer Jeff Barker and Sun reporter Don Markus took some time to chat about the upcoming season.
Jeff: Don, you know that Maryland is small in the...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 5:42 PM
JOSHUA C. SELBY
Shooting Guard/Point Guard
University of Kansas Jayhawks
Lake Clifton High School
DeMatha High School
The John Carroll School
Regarded as the elite incoming player in college basketball...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 8:30 AM
The 2011 NCAA tournament officially tips off tonight with a pair of play-in games -- I'm still scratching my head at UAB and Clemson playing for a No. 12 seed -- but the bracket bonanza for most pools begins Thursday afternoon with the Round of 64. That...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Several months ago, Josh Selby was talking on the phone to mentor Carmelo Anthony. It was just a friendly conversation between two men who know exactly what it feels like to be a basketball prodigy from inner city Baltimore.
Anthony, a four-time NBA all-...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:34 PM
With the 36th pick in Thursday night's NBA draft, former Maryland Terrapins forward Jordan Williams' dreams became a reality. Thirteen picks later, a turbulent past year for Baltimore native Josh Selby culminated with his joining Williams among the...