The first domino has fallen in the wake of the news of John Wall's extended absence: The Wizards are breaking up what many believed to be their core for years to come, trading Otto Porter Jr. to the Chicago Bulls for Jabari Parker and Bobby Portis.
"I think what we’ve learned is that Kevin has a lot more swag than we’ve given him credit for," Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce said. "Soft-spoken, mild-mannered, and all of sudden he’ll dunk on you. And he’ll whisper something to you after he dunks on you."
Myla Abernathy, a 2018 graduate of Arbutus Middle School, was among the top finalists in the 800-meter run (girls age 15-16 division) at the USA Track & Field Potomac Valley Association Junior Olympic Championships on Saturday.
The 78th Annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards Banquet will honor 113 high school athletes from all sports Monday night at Martin’s Valley Mansion in Cockeysville. Two will receive scholarships worth $40,000.
DeMar DeRozan matched his career playoff-high with 37 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards, 130-119, on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 lead in a playoff series for the first time in franchise history.
Former Arundel baseball coach Bernie Walter is among 11 individuals selected for the 2017 class of the National High School Hall of Fame administered by the National Federation of State High School Associations.
Reporter Eduardo A. Encina, who covers the Orioles for The Baltimore Sun, has been named a first-time winner of the Maryland Sportswriter of the Year award by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.
The Johns Hopkins football team, ranked seventh in Division III, scored on six of its seven first-half possessions to build a 38-0 halftime lead and defeated visiting Gettysburg, 54-14, on Friday night to set a Centennial Conference record with its 34th straight league victory.
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
The Wizards on Thursday formally announced that they signed Gary Neal, a Calvert Hall and Towson product. The reported one-year, $2.1 million contract makes Washington his fifth NBA team and fourth since leaving the San Antonio Spurs in 2013.
In its prime, Maryland-Duke was a series that emanated heat. While Duke fans professed indifference, the rivalry didn't fade away quietly at Maryland, not even after the school announced it would join the financially lucrative Big Ten beginning this July.