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  • C.J. Fair relishes his re-do and helps Syracuse to Final Four

    C.J. Fair relishes his re-do and helps Syracuse to Final Four
    WASHINGTON — A year ago, C.J. Fair and top-seeded Syracuse left Boston's TD Garden unfulfilled after losing to No. 2 seed Ohio State in the NCAA tournament's East Regional final. Fair had done little to help, taking just two shots and scoring...
  • 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...
  • Syracuse's C.J. Fair focused on Final Four, not the NBA

    Syracuse's C.J. Fair focused on Final Four, not the NBA
    C.J. Fair is all too familiar with the history of former high school players from Baltimore who left Syracuse early for the NBA. This week, the 6-8 junior forward follows Carmelo Anthony, who as a freshman a decade ago led the Orange to its only...
  • Heat experiences changes but same goal remains

    Here's the simple truth as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Udonis Haslem and Chris Bosh begin preparing for another run at the Larry O'Brien Trophy. The Heat isn't as good this season as it was in 2012 and 2013. The final regular-season record will be...
  • Winderman's view: Wizards 114, Heat 93

    Winderman's view: Wizards 114, Heat 93
    Observations from Monday night's 114-93 loss to the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center: -- This what indifference in the NBA does. -- It leaves you humiliated. -- And humbled. -- This can't possibly help just days shy of the start of the...
  • Heat fall as LeBron, Bosh sit; play Bobcats or Wizards in 1st round

    Heat fall as LeBron, Bosh sit; play Bobcats or Wizards in 1st round
       The official end to the race for the top seed in the Eastern Conference came during Erik Spoelstra's pregame comments, when he announced that LeBron James and Chris Bosh wouldn't play.    "There's a storm coming," the Miami Heat coach said. "And it's...
  • LeBron, Bosh given Monday off vs. Wizards in advance of playoffs

    LeBron, Bosh given Monday off vs. Wizards in advance of playoffs
        LeBron James got his time off as requested on Monday night, when the Miami Heat faced the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center.     Following Saturday's loss to the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena, a loss that all but locked the Heat into the No....
  • Heat carrying concerns about turnovers into playoffs

    Heat carrying concerns about turnovers into playoffs
        Instead of working at the Verizon Center on Monday morning, the Miami Heat shifted their shootaround to Georgetown University.     There, at McDonough Arena, coach Erik Spoelstra held a late-season tutorial, schooling his team on the turnovers...