| Oct 31, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Taylor Swift, one of the only musicians still capable of going platinum in a week, will headline Washington’s Verizon Center on May 11 and 12.
Swift, whose new album “Red” will debut at the top of the Billboard 200 next week with 1.2...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Maryland has announced its men's basketball schedule for the upcoming season, which includes home-and-home series against both Duke and North Carolina.
The Terps will play an 18-game ACC schedule for the first time, including home-and-home series with...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:46 PM
— 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...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:55 PM
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...
| May 11, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Frequent Midnight Sun contributor Evan Haga caught the Red Hot Chili Peppers show in Washington last night. Here's his take:
The most impressive thing about the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ sold-out show last night at D.C.’s Verizon Center had more...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:00 AM
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 basketball and football.
Maryland announced this week that power forward Ashton Pankey will transfer to a...
| May 24, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Let’s look at what we know so far about Maryland’s men’s basketball nonconference schedule.
We know about the Kentucky game in Brooklyn (the Barclays Center Classic) on Nov. 9.
We know about the game at Northwestern in the ACC/Big...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:24 PM
One year after arriving as Maryland's men's basketball coach, Mark Turgeon says the nonconference schedule "is not where I want it to be" and that he hopes to toughen it by adding more marquee games in future seasons — perhaps including some in...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Here's Henry Sims, sweating under the Georgetown logo at the Verizon Center. Sims, slapping high fives with Wizards assistant coach Sam Cassell after his workout for Washington. Sims, talking about the 16 or so teams he is working out for. Saying he...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:05 PM
On Wednesday, one of my daughters asked me for help in picking the top female athlete of the past year. She's only 8 and she still thinks dad knows a thing or two, at least for the moment.
She was voting in the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Sports Awards. She'...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Site: Verizon Center, Washington
Time: 11:30 a.m.
TV: NBA TV
Key players: Connecticut - G Katie Douglas, G Alex Bentley, F Chiney Ogwumike, F Kelsey Bone. Washington — G Ivory Latta, G Bria Hartley, F Emma Meesseman, C Kia Vaughn