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  • Happier than ever, Kanye West digs deep in catalog for 'Yeezus' show

    Happier than ever, Kanye West digs deep in catalog for 'Yeezus' show
    Kanye West knows he is often painted as a brooding egotist, but during his Baltimore Arena concert Friday night, the 36-year-old rapper wanted fans to know he was happy. “Don’t believe the pictures of me looking mad,” West told the...
  • Dan Deacon announces dates on Arcade Fire's tour

    Dan Deacon announces dates on Arcade Fire's tour
    Baltimore electro-maestro Dan Deacon will open for Arcade Fire, the Grammy-winning indie rock act from Montreal, on select dates of the band's Reflektor Tour, according to a press release and Deacon's Twitter account. The dates are in March, and the...
  • ACC tournament has never truly been Maryland's party

    ACC tournament has never truly been Maryland's party
    For years, the Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament has had a distinctly North Carolina flavor, characterized by barbecue joints, sweet tea, Waffle House restaurants and southern drawls. As familiar as Maryland became with Greensboro...
  • After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA

    After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA
    Life is good again for Alex Len. The ankle injury that caused him so much pain toward the end of his two-year career at Maryland has healed. His new team, the Phoenix Suns, has been the biggest surprise in the NBA this season. His progress slowed by...
  • Marilyn Little and her equine teammates eye World Equestrian Games

    Marilyn Little and her equine teammates eye World Equestrian Games
    Marilyn Little grew up with horses. "Horses were my playmates in the afternoon," said the Frederick native. "I was really lucky to have that. … It's served me well." As a competitor on the international equestrian scene, Little is making the...
  • Nene's jumper proving crucial in Bulls series

    Nene's jumper proving crucial in Bulls series
    WASHINGTON — Nene grinned, grabbed the bottom of the net and gleefully swung side to side while waiting for his turn during a post-practice mid-range shooting competition on Thursday with teammate Trevor Booker. Every time Booker made a shot, he...
  • ACC tournament to return to Washington in 2016 after Terps are gone

    ACC tournament to return to Washington in 2016 after Terps are gone
    The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that its 2016 men’s basketball tournament will be held at Washington D.C.’s Verizon Center. Is there irony here? Former Maryland coach Gary Williams long pressed for the ACC tourney to return...
  • 'Rocket Man' Elton John performs the hits at Verizon Center

    'Rocket Man' Elton John performs the hits at Verizon Center
    I’ll admit it from the get-go: I’m an Elton John nut. I love the man, his music, his melodies, his voice. So let me start not at the beginning, but at the end of last night’s concert at the packed Verizon Center in Washington. When...
  • Observations from Kanye West's enthralling 'Yeezus' D.C. tour stop

    Observations from Kanye West's enthralling 'Yeezus' D.C. tour stop
    After what seemed like his 40th guttural bellow during “I am a God,” an exhausted Kanye West fell on his back. Like most of the moments during his two-hour-plus performance at Washington’s Verizon Center on Thursday night, it felt...
  • Terps unable to overcome slow start in 76-60 loss to No. 5 Ohio State

    Terps unable to overcome slow start in 76-60 loss to No. 5 Ohio State
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Maryland found itself in a bit of time capsule Wednesday night. The past and future merged for the Terps against Ohio State here at Value City Arena. The present found a much bigger place in a 76-60 loss to the No. 5 Buckeyes in...
  • After blowout, Terps' Turgeon could make big change to lineup with smallest player

    After blowout, Terps' Turgeon could make big change to lineup with smallest player
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has seemed to take a different approach to his starting lineup this season than he did during his first two years at Maryland. He has tinkered less, and during the Terps' recent four-game winning streak...
  • Terps' Jonathan Graham, forced into action vs. George Washington, impresses

    Terps' Jonathan Graham, forced into action vs. George Washington, impresses
    Jonathan Graham arrived at Maryland from Penn State in late summer amid uncertainty about his playing status with regard to the NCAA and his potential playing time among a crowded frontcourt. After getting an unspecified hardship waiver that cleared him...