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.
This week 20 years ago, Dow-Jones hit a record 4,069.15, Michael Jordan announced he was ending his NBA retirement after just 17 months and rejoined the Chicago Bulls, virus thriller "Outbreak" topped the box office and the following songs were the most popular in the U.S. according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
It took nearly two decades but Len Bias, a two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and likely the most talented player in Maryland basketball history, was inducted into Maryland's athletics Hall of Fame Saturday along with seven others.
If Len Bias could attend his own Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday, he'd do so as a 50-year-old man. That's a heck of a thing to wrap your head around if you grew up as an obsessed ACC basketball fan in the 1980s.
Under Armour has offered NBA superstar Kevin Durant – one of the nation's most popular and marketable athletes -- a package worth between $265 million and $285 million that would be the company's largest sponsorship deal, according to a media report..
For almost a year, the question was "if" Michael Phelps would return to competitive swimming. Now that Phelps is scheduled to end his 20-month retirement this week in Mesa, Ariz., a more nuanced question looms: Why?
Brothers Tim Connelly (Denver Nuggets), Pat Connelly (Phoenix Suns), Joe Connelly (Washington Wizards) and Dan Connelly (Utah Jazz) grew up in Baltimore's Roland Park neighborhood and now work for NBA franchises.
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan teed off against each other on the golf course at the 12th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas this weekend.
The weekend's NBA all star game gave halftime show junkies a fix after their Super Bowl withdrawl, Danica Patrick ran a fast qualifying lap, and Christoph Waltz shows everyone the lighter side of Hitler.
In a pivotal day of testimony in the Phylicia Barnes murder trial, a 36-year-old petty criminal took the stand as one of the prosecution's key witnesses but someone the defense has dismissed as a "jailhouse snitch."
Baltimore prosecutors on Friday said a sexually-charged video depicting teenage murder victim Phylicia Barnes and her alleged killer shows a turning point in the relationship that ultimately led to her death.
Making Sports Illustrated's cover is an honor, but some say it's also a curse, something that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco contends with this week as Baltimore heads into the AFC championship game against the New England Patriots.
The flu that has reached epidemic proportions and sickened people across the country has also infected Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis — who didn't let the illness stop him from bringing down a few Denver Broncos last weekend.
Holding court inside the Ravens' locker room Thursday, veteran free safety Ed Reed was in no hurry to head toward the exit door. Reed is following a similar unrushed, stress-free approach toward addressing his uncertain future with the team after 11 seasons.
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.
In some ways, Prince George's is to Washington, D.C., as Brooklyn is to Manhattan when it comes to basketball. While the District has produced hoop legends such as Elgin Baylor and Dave Bing, Prince George's has several of its own, such as Kevin Durant and Ty Lawson, currently in the NBA. Laurel, which also includes parts of Anne Arundel and Howard County, also has its own share of basketball standouts.