| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Larry Webster arrived at Bloomsburg (Pa.) on a basketball scholarship. Now, after switching sports two years ago, the Elkton native is leaving the Division II school as a burgeoning NFL draft prospect.
Teams are intrigued by Webster, 6 feet 6 and a lean...
| Apr 27, 2014
The vote is too close to call, and don't let Nate Silver or Pew Research tell you differently. Raging for years and influenced by provincial concerns, 11th-hour reversals and, yes, a leprechaun, the debate finally appears set for resolution next month....
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:36 PM
After giving serious thought to Duke in his recruiting process during the winter, Harry Lewis’ spring-game experience at Virginia Tech told him everything he needed to know about where he felt most comfortable.
Lewis, a 6-foot-1, 260-pound...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:03 PM
As impressive as Brenden Motley might have been last season in Virginia Tech's football practices, being recognized as a scout team extraordinaire wasn't the kind of legacy he was looking to leave in Blacksburg.
He still has a lot to prove before he'...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
It never pays to lie, especially on your resume. Former Georgia Tech football coach George O'Leary found out years ago when he lost the Notre Dame job for fudging his credentials.
Manhattan basketball Coach Steve Masiello found out this week when he...
| Apr 6, 2014
This weekend's Final Four is more old school than a two-handed set shot. Past champions, power conferences, oversized budgets. Kentucky, Wisconsin, Florida, Connecticut.
This was not preordained. Wichita State was absolutely Kentucky's equal, and the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Pittsburgh upended No. 1 Virginia 2-1 Saturday, ending the Cavaliers’ nine-game win streak on Jordan Frabasillo’s game-ending sacrifice fly.
Connor Jones of Chesapeake finally yielded his first run against ACC competition in 19...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Four area high school athletes were named to the Florida High School Athletic Association's All-Academic Team on Monday.
The Benjamin School's Riley Burke, St. Thomas Aquinas' James Fraser, Sagemont's Andrea Martinez and Jupiter Christian's Lindsey...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
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David J. Skorton, a cardiologist who’s spent the past decade as president of Cornell University and the University of Iowa, will be the next head of the Smithsonian Institution starting...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Who is going to replace Scott Spinelli on Mark Turgeon’s staff?
Don Markus: The only name that has surfaced...