| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Steve Blake has carved together what is now a nine-year NBA career by feeding the ball to a list of All-Stars – from Antawn Jamison and Gilbert Arenas in Washington, to Allen Iverson and Carmelo Anthony in Denver, to LaMarcus Aldridge in Portland...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The biggest overachiever in Maryland basketball history -- maybe in the modern college game -- is trying to beat the odds again.
At age 33, a decade after leading the Terps to the NCAA men's championship, three years removed from his last NBA game and...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Josh Selby emerges from the Stevenson University locker room, his hot pink sneakers with silver trim sparkling as he takes the floor.
The Lake Clifton graduate's eye-catching shoes — which he says he wears to raise breast cancer awareness —...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:24 PM
When Ravens safety Bernard Pollard got to the NFL, he noticed the veterans playing a card game in their downtime.
And then he saw the sums of money being wagered.
"I've seen people dropping $70,000 or $80,000," he said Monday after practice.
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:37 PM
To Josh Selby, the Memphis Grizzlies represent a clean slate, and a team that doesn't care about his past, only his potential.
To the Memphis Grizzlies — who snagged the Lake Clifton graduate with the 49th pick in Thursday's NBA Draft — Selby...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 7:51 PM
Javaris Crittenton never had a chance to establish a reputation in the NBA before he became notorious. He was the other, seemingly insignificant half in one of the most embarassing incidents the Wizards franchise has had to face.
| Jul 6, 2008
The two news items from early and late Wednesday weren't exactly related, but they were more than coincidental. In the morning: a front-page story in The Sun about how The Relic on Howard Street (aka 1st Mariner Arena) still makes a decent profit. At...
| Mar 29, 2009
Twenty-five years later, the NFL and three of its cities are better off than they were back then.
Keep that in mind today as you find it in your hearts to forgive the men whose names are tied to those cities and their nomadic franchises. It's time for...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Everybody in town knew it was going to be stormy and windy and lightning and thundering Sunday afternoon.
It was everywhere.
It was in the newspaper.
It was on the 11 o'clock news.
In situations like this, even youth sports organizers have the good...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:10 PM
The NBA's Hot Stove League is heating up, but the trade winds mostly leave players cold. With the Feb. 21 deadline looming, it is an uncomfortable time of year.
J.J. Redick's name has been bandied about. You can't blame J.J. for wondering if he might...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Thank goodness for Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and his fake girlfriend, both of whom have been the genesis of some of the best comedic lines since the invention of Twitter. Here are the top 10 one-liners that...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Why won't anybody listen to me?
Especially professional sports owners and general managers.
They think they know more than the rest of us when many times they really don't know as much (see the Magic's acquisition of Gilbert Arenas).