| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Kemba Smith Pradia went to Tallahassee, Fla., last week to demand the right to vote.
Back in the '90s, when she was just Kemba Smith, she became a poster child for the excesses and inanities of the so-called War on Drugs. Ms. Pradia, then a college...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The number was untraceable - almost.
On Election Night in 2010, The Baltimore Sun's switchboard lit up with reports of a suspicious "robocall": it told voters to relax, that President Obama and Gov.Martin O'Malley had been successful, and that there...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Helen T. Armstrong, a retired public school librarian, died June 21 of multiple organ failure at Kendal at Longwood retirement community in Kennett Square, Pa.
She was 95.
Helen Towne Armstrong, the daughter of James Wadsworth Armstrong and Abbie...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Maryland sophomore Dez Wells has not been in a good mood for the past two weeks, ever since he left Florida State’s Michael Snaer alone in the corner for a wide-open 3-point shot to beat the Terps in Tallahassee Jan. 30.
Wells had left Snaer to...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
The malaise – if that’s the word – that seemed to grip the Maryland Terps in their dreary 80-69 loss to Virginia Sunday at Comcast Center even extended to Dez Wells.
The sophomore swingman finished with 13 points, but was held to...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Maryland has yet to win an ACC road game going into Wednesday’s matchup with Florida State in Tallahassee. In fact, the Terps have won only two of 12 games they have played away from Comcast Center under second-year coach Mark Turgeon.
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:26 AM
Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, 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 since the last...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:00 PM
COLLEGE PARK – Maryland entered Saturday's Wake Forest game eager — desperate, even — to push past the tears, frustration and jarring plane ride after its most-wrenching loss of the season at Florida State three days earlier.
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Before his team began the Atlantic Coast Conference portion of its schedule earlier this month, Maryland coach Mark Turgeon begrudgingly acknowledged that the first three games could be pivotal for the Terps since the first two would be played at...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Mark Turgeon's first 19 months at Maryland had been without barely a ripple of discord, at least in public.
The players -- even talented but troubled guard Terrell Stoglin last season -- seemed to take Turgeon's harshest criticism in stride. The media --...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Terps fans may remember a spate of stories from 2010 – including a couple by me – about possible early interest by the Big Ten in Maryland.
One of the issues that surfaced then from Terps supporters was travel. There were two concerns...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 5:03 AM
When seven former college friends first ventured inside the former shoe factory at 306 W. Redwood St., it was filled with junk and there were holes in the floor.
There wasn't an electrical outlet to be found, let alone the remnants of the former...