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  • 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...
  • Ovechkin's overtime goal beats Red Wings, 6-5

    Ovechkin's overtime goal beats Red Wings, 6-5
    The Detroit Red Wings made their intentions clear from the start Sunday at Verizon Center. If the Washington Capitals were on the power play, Detroit would dedicate one player solely to shadowing Alex Ovechkin to take the NHL's leading scorer out of the...
  • Against Virginia, Terps seek to keep momentum rolling with another win

    Against Virginia, Terps seek to keep momentum rolling with another win
    The Maryland basketball team has teased its fans — and its coach — many times this season. The Terps have often followed promising performances, such as Saturday's 83-71 win over Florida State at Comcast Center, with perplexing ones. More...
  • 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...
  • UFC coming to Baltimore with Jon Jones in main event

    UFC coming to Baltimore with Jon Jones in main event
    Ultimate Fighting Championship will make its Baltimore debut in April with a card headlined by light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The show, scheduled for April 26 at the Baltimore Arena, is expected to be one of the mixed-martial-arts promotion’...
  • Roddy Peters and Nick Faust adjusting to new roles for Terps

    Roddy Peters and Nick Faust adjusting to new roles for Terps
    — The college basketball careers of Maryland guards Roddy Peters and Nick Faust crossed an invisible threshhold last week, when the freshman point guard took over running the team from junior Dez Wells and the junior shooting guard from Baltimore...
  • MMA star Jon 'Bones' Jones says UFC 172 to be held in Baltimore

    MMA star Jon 'Bones' Jones says UFC 172 to be held in Baltimore
    Mixed martial arts star Jon "Bones" Jones said Friday that he has been told he will headline UFC 172 in Baltimore, raising the possibility of the city's first hosting of a pay-per-view Ultimate Fighting Championship event. In an interview with Fox...
  • 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...