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  • Feb. 16, 2011: Kemba Casts His Spell. Shreds The Hoyas For Game-High 31 Before Full House

    Feb. 16, 2011: Kemba Casts His Spell. Shreds The Hoyas For Game-High 31 Before Full House
    HARTFORD -- Kemba Walker stirred up the XL Center and shook up Georgetown Wednesday night, turning the packed downtown arena into an electric stage for some wonderful playmaking. More creative as he went, moving assertively around one defender and then...
  • Hampton Roads African American Hall of Fame to induct 13, including Mourning

    Alonzo Mourning, a 2000 Olympic gold medalist, seven –time NBA All-Star and a member of the 2006 NBA champion Miami Heat, and five athletes from the peninsula Terry Kirby, Lisa Rice, Chris Slade, Ron Springs, and Walt "Fuzzy" Ward headline the list of...
  • VIDEO: Massive Brawl Breaks Out Between Georgetown, Chinese Team During Game

    VIDEO: Massive Brawl Breaks Out Between Georgetown, Chinese Team During Game
    A friendly exhibition game between the Georgetown basketball team and a professional Chinese squad snowballed into a full-blown brawl in the fourth quarter after a slew of fouls by both teams Thursday. According to reports, chaos ensued after...
  • Troy Davis execution: A triumph of confidence over truth

    Troy Davis execution: A triumph of confidence over truth
    2000: Frank Lee Smith is posthumously exonerated — he'd died 11 months earlier — 14 years after being convicted of raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl. The eyewitnesses were wrong. 2001: Charles Fain is exonerated and set free 18 years...
  • Mayor dogged by personal debt spent thousands on village credit card

    Mayor dogged by personal debt spent thousands on village credit card
    The mayor of a small town that is accused of siphoning millions of sales tax dollars from Chicago and elsewhere has used his village credit card for $36,000 in purchases, dinners and trips over four years, records show. The expenses by Channahon Mayor...
  • A Look At The Teams In The Conference

    A Look At The Teams In The Conference
    Capsule looks at the men's basketball teams in the Big East Conference. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish: UConn Last season: 32-9, 9-9, Big East tournament and NCAA champions Coach: Jim Calhoun Top players: Jeremy Lamb, Alex Oriakhi Keep...
  • InsideMDSports: Devon Hall's visit to Maryland was 'a home run'

    InsideMDSports: Devon Hall's visit to Maryland was 'a home run'
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has handed out scholarship offers to a select group of 2014 prospects,...
  • After saving best for last at Georgetown, Henry Sims poised to be picked in NBA draft

    After saving best for last at Georgetown, Henry Sims poised to be picked in NBA draft
    Here's Henry Sims, sweating under the Georgetown logo at the Verizon Center. Sims, slapping high fives with Wizards assistant coach Sam Cassell after his workout for Washington. Sims, talking about the 16 or so teams he is working out for. Saying he...
  • Teel Time: Envisioning Troy Williams at Kentucky instead of North Carolina or Georgetown

    Teel Time: Envisioning Troy Williams at Kentucky instead of North Carolina or Georgetown
    Troy Williams will be here in two years. Bank on it. Here being the NCAA basketball tournament’s Sweet 16 weekend. Slashing, scoring, perhaps winning. The overriding question: Which jersey will Williams be wearing? A 6-foot-6 small forward at...
  • Boca Raton's 'No weapons allowed' sign under fire from Libertarians

     
    A sign banning weapons at Boca Raton???s City Hall is under fire from the county???s Libertarian Party. The Libertarian Party of Palm Beach County sent a letter Tuesday to city officials stating that the ???No weapons allowed??? sign at......
  • April 6 Buzz: Paul Ryan's budget; the sad story of John Thompson; anti-Muslim pastor Terry Jones

     
    Most viewed: A wrong decision by the Supreme Court on civil rights John Thompson's real-life narrative sounds like a TV crime drama: It's the stuff of a television crime drama: Prosecutors withhold blood evidence that would exonerate the defendant in........