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  • Analyzing Maryland's win over IUPUI

    Analyzing Maryland's win over IUPUI
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, which will be a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ locker room after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there...
  • Injured Wizards point guard Wall returns to practice

    John Wall upgraded from a Washington Wizards T-shirt to his No. 2 practice jersey Thursday, a significant development during a season in which his absence has contributed to expectations being downgraded from reaching the playoffs to simply escaping the...
  • Wizards' Beal finding his rhythm in the game

    Wizards @Heat Tonight, 6 TV: Comcast SportsNet The first time Washington Wizards rookie Bradley Beal attempted to embarrass an opponent with a thunderous jam, he got a painful lesson on the need to think before dunking. Beal picked the wrong...
  • Legacy of Dream Team casts shadow on 2012 U.S. Olympic basketball team

    Legacy of Dream Team casts shadow on 2012 U.S. Olympic basketball team
    As an NBA assistant coach since retiring after a Hall of Fame career, Patrick Ewing might have a better seat than many of his contemporaries to compare this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team to the fabled Dream Team of 20 years ago. Ewing was one...
  • U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil

    U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil
    — There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash...
  • Anthony seems to shine brightest on the Olympic stage, but his ultimate goal remains an NBA title

    Anthony seems to shine brightest on the Olympic stage, but his ultimate goal remains an NBA title
    Ever since Carmelo Anthony led Syracuse to an NCAA basketball championship as a freshman in 2003, his once-shiny reputation has been steadily chipped away. From the missteps off the court early in his NBA career to the way he alienated an adoring fan...
  • Terps Trio: Slow development of freshmen, outside shooting woes, Melo Trimble

    Terps Trio: Slow development of freshmen, outside shooting woes, Melo Trimble
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland  sports. Mark Turgeon has seemed down lately on his freshman class. Should Terps fans be concerned? Jeff...
  • Digest: Gilman's Poggi to coach Md. vs. Pa. in Big 33 Classic

    Et cetera Gilman's Poggi to coach Md. vs. Pa. in Big 33 Classic Gilman's Biff Poggi will head the coaching staff for the Maryland team that will play Pennsylvania in the Big 33 Football Classic, the executive board of Big 33 Team Maryland announced....
  • Terps' Mark Turgeon on attendance woes at Comcast Center

    Terps' Mark Turgeon on attendance woes at Comcast Center
    Mark Turgeon has done a pretty good job hiding his displeasure about the lack of attendance at Comcast Center since he took over last season at Maryland, making only occasional public comments on the topic. But in talking about Sunday's matchup with...
  • What's behind success of Terps men? Passing, rebounding

    What's behind success of Terps men? Passing, rebounding
    Statistics don't always tell the whole story for Mark Turgeon's teams, but based on how poorly Maryland rebounded and how rarely the Terps turned passes into baskets his first season, you might have thought a somewhat respectable 17-15 record was a...
  • Dez Wells learns from his mom, a former Division II All-American

    Dez Wells learns from his mom, a former Division II All-American
    When Maryland guard Dez Wells was waiting for the NCAA to grant him a waiver regarding his eligibility after transferring from Xavier this season, he credited his mother back in Raleigh, N.C. for helping him stay positive and focused. But Pamela Wells...
  • Analyzing Maryland's win over George Mason

    Analyzing Maryland's win over George Mason
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature the day after Maryland games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ lockerroom after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there since the last couple of years under...