| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Ray Lewis' retirement created a void in the middle of the Ravens' defense, motivating the team to leave nothing to chance when acquiring his potential replacement.
So, the Ravens traded three draft picks to make sure they acquired athletic, undersized...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Sixteen basketball players from the Baltimore area took part in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. After the first weekend of play, how many remain? Here's a look at how all 16 players fared.
* C.J. Fair's top-seeded Syracuse squad got...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:04 PM
On a night when Kent State honored its last bowl team and only Mid-American Conference championship football team, the Golden Flashes took a small first step toward regaining the status achieved by that 1972 squad.
Kent State, under second-year coach...
| 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...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Kim English isn't going to kick the NBA's door off its hinges.
He'll have to gently open it up, even if the door creaks a little bit along the way.
"I think he's a kid that will be great in a role where he has a year or two to learn under a veteran in...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:15 PM
Will Barton has heard all about his perceived detractors: He's too skinny, too unorthodox and too undisciplined.
But Thursday night, he was an NBA draft pick.
It may have taken longer than he'd hoped, but Barton — a swingman out of Memphis —...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Leola Spotwood scored 10 points, but the host Virginia women's basketball team closed the game with a 12-2 run to defeat Coppin State, 54-44, on Tuesday.
After Coppin's Larrisa Carter tied the game at 42 with a free throw at the 3:21 mark of the...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Former ACC commissioner Gene Corrigan said Sunday night that he is "absolutely flabbergasted" to hear that Maryland is close to leaving the league for the Big Ten after a nearly 60-year association.
"It's historic, all right. It's shocking to me," the...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 7:25 PM
Pat Skerry is in a perpetual rush these days at Towson University. If he isn't recruiting a prospect who can make the basketball team better, he's interviewing a strength-and-conditioning coach who can make it stronger.
If he's not doing those things,...
| Nov 9, 2011
16. Dylon Cormier, Loyola
Jimmy Patsos was ecstatic to keep Cormier home for college. The Greyhounds coach was not only getting a first-team Baltimore Sun All-Metro player in Cormier, but also a player that would later prove to be his top local...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:04 PM
Last week's ranking at end of comment
1. Alabama (1-0): Off to Penn State to play team with anti-Maryland helmets. (1)
2. LSU (1-0): Funny how Boise State beat a ranked SEC team before Tigers did. (10)
3. Boise State (1-0): SEC fraternities also...
| 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...