| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:52 PM
COLLEGE PARK — It was early in a Maryland-Wake Forest game last season and Devin Thomas and Alex Len seemed to be testing each other.
Len, then Maryland's sophomore center, bumped with the Wake Forest power forward as the two looked to establish...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 3:35 PM
After two seasons in which the Charlotte Bobcats went 28-120, this team is turning around. At the All-Star break they are 23-30 and in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.
They have a real chance to make the playoffs for just the second time in...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:54 PM
The Sports Xchange
EditorsNote: fixing typo in lede Report: Nash may retire after this season
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash expects to play on Tuesday despite a leg injury that forced him to leave Sunday's game, ESPN.com reported.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
With their sixth straight loss and 12th defeat in 13 tries, the Lakers have plummeted to 14th place in the Western Conference.
Falling on Wednesday night to the Phoenix Suns, the Lakers (14-25) were overtaken in the standings by the Sacramento Kings...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Lakers swingman Nick Young was suspended for one game without pay by the NBA after his altercation with Phoenix Suns players in a 121-114 loss on Wednesday.
Young, the Lakers' leading scorer this season at 16.4 points a game, will miss the team's game...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:59 PM
BOSTON — Not everything was drab and gray for the Lakers on Thursday, despite the NBA suspending Nick Young for one game.
They headed east for six games, an itinerary of optimism for Western Conference teams this season, even heavily damaged ones....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:50 PM
BOSTON — No matter how bad the Lakers' season gets (it's bad), no matter what's ahead of them (surely not playoffs), there's always one constant.
A victory over the Boston Celtics is a victory over the Boston Celtics.
Rookie Ryan Kelly made...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:16 PM
BURLINGTON, N.J. — Nikki Reed knew she had to move. Though she had lived her entire life in Mobile, Ala., Reed watched her oldest son, Jacoby, go from being a promising high school basketball player to being sent away to state prison at age 17 for...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 7:45 PM
COLLEGE PARK -- Starting with a season-opening one-point defeat to Connecticut, Maryland coach Mark Turgeon kept saying how much a difference Seth Allen would have made.
Allen’s return to the lineup Sunday night after sitting out two months...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 6:54 AM
Maryland center Shaquille Cleare is aware of the criticism leveled against him from fans and media during the first two months of his sophomore year -- maybe to the point where it affected his play.
Cleare, who was used sparingly behind Alex Len as a...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:45 PM
COLLEGE PARK — Historically, Mark Turgeon's teams usually have had a couple go-to guys, players who because of talent or toughness or some intangible trait could lead a struggling group out of a slump.
It happened at Wichita State, with center...