Junior forward Kodye Pugh is athletic and versatile with a high basketball IQ and left-handed shot. He can post smaller players to score inside. He can shoot the 3-pointer. And if extra attention comes on his way to the basket, he can find an open teammate.
Under Armour is known for the catchphrase "Protect this House," and its just-announced, 10-year deal — obtained under a Public Information Act request — is loaded with terms to protect the Baltimore company's interests in its continuing partnership with the University of Maryland.
The comeback of Baltimore's Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion Friday at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-meter butterfly and recorded the second-fastest time of the year.
Months after stopping at a McDonald's drivethru in Aberdeen for his first meal after signing his $120.6 million contract, Flacco is about to be in a national commercial for the fast food giant, according to his agent, Joe Linta.
Freshman defenseman Tim Dick of The Rivers School in Winter Street, Mass., has orally committed to Georgetown, joining a handful of players in the Class of 2016 who have have made college commitments before beginning high school competition.
Inside Lacrosse magazine has announced plans for the second annual Powerball Lacrosse Tournament for men¿s and women¿s adult club players, with major changes that will benefit a charity and open up compeition for college players.
Ravens defensive tackle Terrence Cody became national talk radio fodder Friday after he and a pair of teammates were quoted in a Wall Street Journal article entitled ¿Does this New Uniform Make Me Look Fat?¿
At 7 p.m. at the Liberty Road gymnasium, Under Armour B'more Finest's 17-and-under squad will battle D.C.-based Team Takeover. And at 8:30 p.m., Nike Baltimore Elite will take on the Houston Defenders, which is led by five-star guard prospects Aaron and Andrew Harrison.
After nearly an hour of buildup Tuesday morning, the NFL and Nike -- the apparel company which has replaced Reebok as the league¿s official apparel supplier -- revealed new uniforms for each of the 32 NFL teams at an event in New York City. Seconds later, those images were transmitted out into the blogosphere.
The NFL is rolling out its new Nike uniforms today in Brooklyn, where at least one player from each NFL team is on hand to model the new jerseys. Players already are tweeting about their "new age" on-field fashions, and the NFL is staging the reveal like it's a Broadway production.