| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:36 AM
Blake joins Trail Blazers; Raptors keep Vasquez
Two former Maryland point guards reached contract terms this week. Steve Blake agreed to a two-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday. Yahoo Sports reported Blake would make $2...
| Jul 13, 2013
Before he was a lawyer, Anthony Ashton was a high school guidance counselor and a middle school teacher before that.
Those experiences shaped skills he would need in a second career: the ability to convey thoughts to an audience and to listen...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 9:42 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — The losses keep coming, most by margins of greater than 50 points. But when you're the head coach of a winless basketball team whose character and perseverance far outweigh its talent level, you stress the small victories.
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Robert Shipley Auerbach, one of the founding members of the Maryland Green Party and the party's three-time nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives, died Dec. 12 from injuries suffered in a hit-and-run accident that evening in Greenbelt. He was 92....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League today acquired former Johns Hopkins All-American Paul Rabil from the Rochester Knighthawks as part of a blockbuster six-player trade that sends Wings forward Dan Dawson and defenseman Paul Dawson to...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 3:26 PM
The University of the District of Columbia has announced the hiring of Scott Urick as its first-ever men's lacrosse coach. Urick, the son of longtime Georgetown men's coach Dave Urick, comes to the university after 11 years as an assistant coach at...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Prince George's County Del. Tiffany Alston, who was to be sentenced next month after a conviction for stealing $800 from the General Assembly to pay the salary of an employee at her private law office, is expected to enter a plea next week in a second...
| Sep 22, 2011
Norma Holloway Johnson, a trailblazing former chief judge of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., who gained national prominence when she oversaw the grand jury investigation into President Clinton's relationship with intern Monica Lewinsky, has...
| May 29, 2011
Gil Scott-Heron, a singer, songwriter, poet and author whose social commentary and combination of spoken words with musical grooves are widely cited as a seminal influence on rap music, died Friday. He was 62.
The Associated Press reported that a friend,...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:53 PM
When Alfred "Freddy" Garner Jr. was growing up, h's father taught him to be the bigger man and walk away from confrontations.
That's what relatives and police say the information technology professional from Washington was doing early Sunday when he was...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:38 PM
It was an eventful Tuesday in the Peninsula District with champions being decided in boys and girls soccer, a tie being forced atop the standings in baseball, and a couple of ejections that could factor into what happens the rest of the way.