The 78th Annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards Banquet will honor 113 high school athletes from all sports Monday night at Martin’s Valley Mansion in Cockeysville. Two will receive scholarships worth $40,000.
All Monday afternoon, the Druid Hill Park basketball courts were abuzz with Baltimore youth ages 5-14 for a flag football and basketball tournament. It was exactly the kind of scene Sherron Bogues would have loved to see in her city.
The high school girls lacrosse season got off to an thrilling start at John Carroll Monday, where Meghan Hoffman's overtime goal lifted the Patriots past neighboring Bel Air, 10-9, in an non-league opener for both teams.
Targeting rising stars, Under Armour hopes its basketball footwear business can take flight in the United States and overseas. The company is sponsoring a national series of youth clinics this week with the NBA.
The Wizards on Thursday formally announced that they signed Gary Neal, a Calvert Hall and Towson product. The reported one-year, $2.1 million contract makes Washington his fifth NBA team and fourth since leaving the San Antonio Spurs in 2013.
Carmelo Anthony had the full attention of basketball fans on Friday, when the New York Knicks forward and best basketball player to come out of Baltimore scored a franchise-record 62 points in the Knicks' 125-96 win over the Charlotte Bobcats.
It now appears that Alex Len could become the No. 1 pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers despite being sidelined since early April after undergoing surgery to repair a partial stress fracture in his left ankle.
Except for the fact that his left foot is encased in a protective boot, and that most of his training is done sitting down, little has changed for former Maryland center Alex Len as he gets ready for next week's NBA draft.
Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks), Kemba Walker (Charlotte Bobcats), former Terps star Greivis Vasquez (New Orleans Hornets), DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers) and Derrick Williams (Minnesota Timberwolves) will lead the UA pros team against a B'more Finest squad.
Lonny Baxter's life changed dramatically in the summer of 2006. Four years removed from helping Maryland win the national championship, Baxter's short-lived NBA career was already in jeopardy after he was released by the Houston Rockets ¿ his fourth team in as many years -- when the 2006 season ended.
NBA players sponsored by Baltimore-based Under Armour will be sporting their professional jerseys in upcoming ad campaigns for Under Armour footwear, under a partnership between the company and the National Basketball Association.