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  • Lessons from loss lead to first win for Caps

    It took until the fifth try and the eighth day of the season, but the Washington Capitals finally managed to put together a complete game under the guidance of first-year coach Adam Oates and come away with a victory. Fueled by contributions from every...
  • Terps' men's basketball schedule includes 2 games each with Duke and UNC

    Terps' men's basketball schedule  includes 2 games each with Duke and UNC
    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...
  • 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...
  • Vickie Guerrero relishes her role as top WWE heel

    Vickie Guerrero relishes her role as top WWE heel
    Vickie Guerrero uses words such as "quiet" and "homebody" to describe herself. She spends a good portion of her time at home in El Paso, Texas working in her scrapbook studio and hanging out with her 16-year-old daughter. However, the mere sight of...
  • 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...
  • Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers at Verizon Center May 10

    Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers at Verizon Center May 10
    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...
  • Our Take: The week in Maryland sports

    Our Take: The week in Maryland sports
    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...
  • Maryland basketball schedule coming together

    Maryland basketball schedule coming together
    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...
  • Mark Turgeon hoping to toughen Maryland's future hoops schedules

    Mark Turgeon hoping to toughen Maryland's future hoops schedules
    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...
  • After saving best for last at Georgetown, Henry Sims poised to be picked in NBA draft

    After saving best for last at Georgetown, Henry Sims poised to be picked in NBA draft
    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...
  • 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...
  • Music Box: Astonishing dobro player Jerry Douglas visits Avalon Theatre

    Music Box: Astonishing dobro player Jerry Douglas visits Avalon Theatre
    Blindingly brilliant dobro player Jerry Douglas appears Friday at the historic Avalon Theatre in Easton with his solo band (8 p.m.). Douglas is the hands down favorite dobro player of his generation, recognized for his traditional bluegrass and more...