| 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...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Memo to pro scouts watching Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Los Angeles: As for Adam Yates, what you see is what you get. There's not much video of the strong-legged kicker from Sparks.
Yates, 22, will strut his stuff in a game that features lesser-...
| Dec 8, 2011
The holidays can be stressful, and once the Christmas season hits, free time is precious.
Thus, in the holiday spirit of selflessness, here is our top 20 (of the 35 games) to help you best adjust your calendar around the holidays.
20. Holiday Bowl,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The Sports Xchange
Draft-ravaged LSU going young
LSU coach Les Miles lost 16 underclassmen to the NFL draft in the past two years, leaving the Tigers with two choices: reload or reverse draft.
"I keep approaching the NFL on an opportunity for us to...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:39 PM
The Sports Xchange
NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT
After finishing 30th in defense among the NFL's 32 teams, it is no secret that the Chicago Bears will be focused on that side of the ball when they line up for their first training camp...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:57 PM
There just wasn’t enough room on the schedule. That’s how Gator Bowl president and CEO Rick Catlett described the decision to move the former Gator, now Taxslayer Bowl, from Jan.1 to Jan. 2 after 21 years on New Year’s Day.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
College football bowl games 2013 schedule: Dates, times, matchups and TV networks for the college football 2013-14 bowl game season. College Football Postseason Highlights Heisman Trophy Presentation (ESPN, Dec. 14) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl (ESPN, Dec. 28)...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:03 AM
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Despite spending his last four years playing in front over 100,000 people at “The Big House” in Ann Arbor, Mich., wide receiver Jeremy Gallon made it clear that he always kept track of what the Blue Darters did.
Gallon said he kept in touch...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:54 PM
It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August. Baseball? The U.S. Open? That stuff is a nice filler, like the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Welcome to week 4 of the college football season, or as it’s also known, Snoozefest ’13. This week’s schedule is more disappointing than the final season of “Dexter.” The biggest game of the week is Notre Dame vs....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
This morning, as I’m sitting at my desk, sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte and trying to write the intro to this column, there’s one thing that keeps going through my mind: Hype.
My coffee has a giant cardboard sleeve announcing the 10th...