| 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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:49 PM
A U.S. District Court judge on Wednesday upheld many of the claims in Terps guard Dez Wells' lawsuit against Xavier, which expelled him in 2012 after the then-Musketeers freshman star was accused of sexual assault.
Judge Arthur Spiegel, according to...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The horrifying statistics on rape and sexual assault on college campuses in this country speak for themselves. Studies show that about one in five undergraduate women has experienced such an attack or an attempted attack at some point during their college...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street.
Spann quickly tapped an emergency...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Of the three men's basketball players who are transferring from Maryland (Nick Faust, Shaquille...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:29 PM
Track and field:
Hampton University will send a combined eight student-athletes to the NCAA outdoor championships after a strong showing this weekend in the NCAA East Preliminary in Jacksonville, Fla.
Six Pirates will be heading to Eugene, Ore.,...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:42 PM
COLLEGE PARK -- A Maryland team that had spent part of the past month losing close games to nationally ranked teams returned to its bench Sunday at Comcast Center, teetering toward another frustrating defeat.
There was confusion about the way the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:38 PM
COLLEGE PARK — The NCAA may need to mandate new "dead periods" to rein in the time demands on college athletes that increasingly pull them away from the classroom, NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday.
"One of the things that's being very...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:32 AM
PORTSMOUTH — Like raw oysters and Quentin Tarantino films, Akil Mitchell’s game is an acquired taste. There’s plenty to like, if you appreciate nuance and are willing to overlook some obvious liabilities.
A 6-foot-8 power forward,...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Buzz Williams picked up his first two commitments Saturday as Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball coach, and all he had to do was mine the crop of recruits he had gathered during his days at Marquette.
Guard Ahmed Hill from Aquinas High in...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Joe Zeccola's classroom at Santee Education Complex is crammed full with 43 desks. When class is in session, students occupy every seat.
That's the problem, said Zeccola, who teaches freshman English at the secondary school near downtown Los Angeles....