From Scottsdale, Ariz., to the University of Oklahoma to Baltimore, rookie tight end Mark Andrews has preached the same message to children once like him: Diabetes doesn’t define you. It’s only a part of you.
Wilma N. Eckman, a homemaker who was the widow of Baltimore sports radio legend Charley Eckman, died Wednesday from cardio vascular disease at Serenity House of Mooresville in Mooresville, N.C. She was 95.
The place was the Physical Education Complex at Coppin State University, which happens to sit in the shadow of Mondawmin Mall, the flashpoint for the rioting that spread through West Baltimore a week after the death of Freddie Gray almost exactly a year ago. The event was called Shooting 4 Peace and the intent was to promote unity in the inner city. The game pitted a traveling Christian group of former NBA players called SportsPower International against a team of Baltimore All-Stars made up of
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.
As the Washington Wizards opened training camp Tuesday at the university's two-year-old basketball home in Baltimore County, players and even coach Randy Wittman reminisced about those halcyon days when they only had to worry about classes and basketball.
On Friday he is to be enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, a greying icon of a long-gone professional league that introduced the tri-colored ball and the 3-point shot. That's where Bob "Slick" Leonard won acclaim.
Hall of Fame center Walt Bellamy, a four-time All-Star during 14 NBA seasons who played for the Bullets during their first two years in Baltimore, died Saturday, according to the Atlanta Hawks. He was 74. No cause of death was announced.
Marcin Gortat knew he wasn't going to be in Phoenix long the moment the rebuilding Suns drafted former Maryland center Alex Len fifth overall in June, but that didn't make any less startling the news he had been traded to the Washington Wizards.
Half a century ago, the Baltimore Bullets came into the world without much fuss. There was no parade for the city's new National Basketball Association team. The opening night crowd fell far short of a sellout. And the Bullets bowed meekly to the world champion Boston Celtics, as they would the first nine times they played them.
Paul M. Baker, a highly respected Baltimore basketball coach who is a member of three athletic halls of fame, died Saturday of complications from Parkinson's disease at Genesis Health Care-The Pines in Easton. He was 78.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun