| Nov 19, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As the Maryland basketball beat writer for The Sun for more than a decade, I always enjoyed making multiple trips to the state of North Carolina every winter. I saw Len Bias single-handedly give North Carolina its first defeat in a then brand-new Dean...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Quint Kessenich equates the move to a college football power leaving the SEC.
"I don't see any positive for the lacrosse program," the ESPN analyst says of the University of Maryland's jump to the Big Ten Conference. "You're talking about the potential...
| Nov 21, 2012
The Heisman Trophy race is up in the air. Same for the Tribune Silver Football, awarded annually to the Big Ten's best player.
Or so we assume. The coaches vote, and their ballots are due Monday.
"I'm sure it will be tight," Wisconsin's Bret Bielema...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
How well will Maryland fit into the Big Ten?
Jeff Barker: Maryland should do fine in basketball. Mark...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Mitch Fick joined FOX 17 News in September of 2012 as a general assignment reporter.
Mitch is "riding the rapids" so far in his TV news career, coming to GRAND Rapids from CEDAR Rapids, Iowa - his hometown.
Mitch spent his first two years in the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:01 PM
ACC commissioner John Swofford was portrayed as a modern-day Nero at the fiddle. The conference’s presidents were mocked for their joint statement of solidarity.
No matter what Swofford did or CEOs said, the ACC was on life support.
| Mar 30, 2013
| 4:06 PM
This was as good as it gets.
Two high-ranked, highly skilled women's lacrosse teams playing a fast and physical style in a game with three lead changes and seven ties.
Highlight-reel goals, some by players turning into whirligigs. Play-of-the-day...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 8:38 AM
The flight was short, but Scott Pose will never forget it. The Marlins had just concluded their exhibition season in Jacksonville and were headed south. On April 5, 1993, they would play their inaugural game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Division I women's college lacrosse is in the middle of one of its biggest growth spurts in years, and several recent changes appear likely to spark even more expansion soon.
This spring, the NCAA tournament bracket expands to 26 teams, and Division I...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:31 PM
The Maryland men's outdoor track and field team will be able to operate at least until the school enters the Big Ten in July 2014, Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson said in a news release Tuesday.
Maryland said the $888,000 raised via private...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 11:25 AM
As a University of Maryland graduate and a member of the Fourth Estate’s sporting wing, I’ve been asked my take on the alma mater’s athletic departure from the ACC to the Big Ten.
After careful consideration, I point out that Peyton...