| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus, Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Who's to blame for Maryland not winning close games, Mark Turgeon or his players?
Don Markus: After...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:10 PM
— Navy safety George Jamison didn't figure to be a factor on defense in the Armed Forces Bowl.
But with the first two strong safeties out of the picture before halftime, the junior special-teamer suddenly found himself in a starring role during...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:46 PM
As the fourth quarter began in the Armed Forces Bowl, things looked a bit ugly for Navy.
Locked in a tight, ugly, chippy game with Middle Tennessee State, the Midshipmen hadn't moved the ball well since the first quarter. And they had...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:00 AM
After five years in the nation's capital, the Military Bowl is staking out a future in Annapolis, and city leaders are hoping to cash in on the cachet of hosting a nationally televised college football bowl game.
With events including a flyover by a B-...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:05 PM
For Steven Rhodes, any game is a big game. After all, the Middle Tennessee defensive end came close to sitting out the entire season.
This one, though, beats them all. A matchup with Navy on Monday in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth makes the former...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The first college recruiting letter Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds received came from a school less than 30 miles from his home outside Nashville, Tenn.
Reynolds wound up going to the tryout camp run by the school's coach after his junior year at...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The Navy football team has accomplished all of its preseason goals in 2013: the Midshipmen beat both of their service academy rivals to retain the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy for the second straight year and won the requisite number of games to earn a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo calls starting middle linebacker Cody Peterson "soft spoken." Inside linebackers coach Steve Johns refers to the senior as "quiet." Peterson describes himself as "introverted."
Senior wide receiver Matt Aiken paints a...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Maryland will play Marshall (9-4) in the Military Bowl at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, the bowl's president announced on Sunday.
It marks the first time the Terps will play in a bowl game since they appeared in the same game at a...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:51 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Quarterback Keenan Reynolds ran past an overmatched San Jose State defense and into the NCAA record book early Saturday morning, leading Navy to a 58-52 victory in triple overtime at Spartan Stadium.
Reynolds rushed for a career-high...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Perhaps more than any other player on the Navy football team, senior slotback Darius Staten is thrilled that the Midshipmen will be playing in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, which is about 35 miles from his hometown of...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:27 PM
If anyone wants to nitpick at Navy's football success over the past decade, a starting point — and finish line — might be the team's record in bowl games.
Going into Saturday's Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl against Arizona State (7-5) at San...