Following a surprise pregame proposal by forward Ivan Bender on senior night, No. 24 Maryland beats Minnesota, 69-60, Friday at Xfinity Center behind junior guard Anthony Cowan Jr.'s 21 points and freshman forward Jalen Smith's second double double in a Big Ten game this season.
With the continuing and unresolved issue of National Football League players kneeling (or remaining in the locker room) during the playing of the National Anthem before games, one is reminded of two incidents involving the anthem: Both occurred 50 years ago this month.
House Democrats opened their annual issues retreat in Baltimore on Wednesday by vowing to aggressively fight President Donald Trump, slamming his first weeks in the White House and suggesting there would be little room for compromise.
He was drafted on a whim, a raw rookie who'd never played college football but who looked as if he might help the Colts. The gamble paid off. Preston Pearson spent 14 years in the NFL, played in five Super Bowls and earned two championship rings.
It wasn't supposed to end this way for Tony Brown. Perhaps one of the greatest high school basketball players Baltimore ever produced, Brown was supposed to play college ball. He was supposed to do big things, on the court and off.
If a mad football scientist could assemble the perfect left tackle out of parts from every lineman in history, he might end up with something a lot like Jonathan Ogden. For 12 years, the Ravens had the luxury of filling one of the NFL's most important positions with Frankentackle.
With possibly tens of thousands of people coming to Havre de Grace for this weekend's War of 1812 Commemoration Weekend, local emergency officials – working in concert with their county, state and federal counterparts – have stepped up their security measures for the three-day event.
Havre de Grace has played host to major events in the past, but with many taking place on the outskirts of town, municipal leaders have been challenged to find ways to bring visitors to the heart of the city.
Christmas may come early for Apple CEO Tim Cooke who could find out today whether a mess of Samsung phones are permanently placed on the naughty list, out of reach of U.S. consumers. Lakers star Kobe Bryant just scored his 30,000 point joining the elite ranks of Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
He was a gritty 6-foot-3 guard from the Bronx with boundless energy and a long, sweet jumper that seemed to kiss the Civic Center's ceiling before finding its mark. "Bullseye!" Baltimore Bullets broadcaster Jim Karvellas would exclaim as Kevin Loughery scored again.
Mark Landsberger, apropos of his modest NBA career, makes only a barely noticed cameo in one of the most frequently replayed video highlights in NBA history: Dr. J's up-and-under layup in the 1980 NBA Finals.