Roddy Peters, the four-star recruit from Suitland who committed to Maryland on Tuesday, had a pretty good coach to learn from this past spring and summer while playing for D.C. Assault. Former Wizards coach Eddie Jordan, a former point guard himself, helped coach Peters on the local AAU powerhouse and believes the Terps made out well for themselves.
Dolan has a history of throwing money at his problems -- with both the Knicks and New York Rangers, which he also owns -- and this time, he didn¿t. He just felt it wasn¿t worth it, and I have to agree.
Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, Tyson Chandler, Kevin Durant, Lebron James, Kevin Love, Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook and Deron Williams will all be guaranteed a spot on the 2012 Olympic roster. This leaves five players vying for three open spots: Blake Griffin, Eric Gordon, Andre Iguodala, James Harden and Baltimore native Rudy Gay.
Forbes has released its list of the world's highest-paid athletes, and one of the biggest names on the Ravens defense is ranked 12th on the list. I'll give you a hint: It is not Ray Lewis, Terrell Suggs or Ed Reed.
All morning long, on every sports and news show on TV, they've been showing the clip. You know the one. The one that shows Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace viciously throwing the elbow that floored Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden in the Lakers' 114-10 double overtime win Sunday.
Steve Blake, as a steady and much sought-after point guard, has parlayed his skills into his current four-year, $16 million contract with the Lakers, it is not much different than the role he played during his four seasons at Maryland.