| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The Lakers have started the 2014-15 season poorly, losing their first four games over a busy five-night stretch.
The schedule lightens in the second week, with only two games, at home, against the Phoenix Suns and Charlotte Hornets.
The Lakers are one...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Nearly since the moment he arrived amid controversy and confusion as a transfer from Xavier, Dez Wells has been the leader of the Maryland men's basketball team.
Initially, that was based more on his impressive athleticism than true basketball savvy. It...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Given the redemptive mindset of Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon and many of his players going into tonight's season opener against Wagner at Xfinity Center, it seems fitting that the Terps worked more on their rebounding than any other area...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:47 PM
After taking four days off to collect themselves after a difficult loss to San Antonio, Chris Paul made sure the Clippers played better basketball.
Paul took over the game in the third quarter and then saved the Clippers from imploding in the fourth,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:47 PM
BOSTON -- The Phoenix Suns blew double-digit leads in both halves but still pulled out a 118-114 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.
The Suns (6-5 after ending a two-game losing streak) led by 13 points in the first half, lost the lead and...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Damonte Dodd knows exactly what his role is going to be for the Maryland men’s basketball team this season.
“Just blocking shots and rebounding,” the 6-foot-11 sophomore center from Centreville (Queen Anne’s County) said...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:15 PM
If the first three games of his college career have been akin to an early semester quiz in his all-day English class, then the next two will be the first big test for Maryland freshman Michal Cekovsky.
It will be the same for some of Cekovsky's...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Maryland assistant men’s basketball coach Dustin Clark has grown close to freshman center Michal Cekovsky since he started recruiting the 7-footer from Slovakia at the Canarias Basketball Academy in the Canary Islands last winter.
So it was only...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:39 PM
A proposed policy that would require teams to reach academic benchmarks before their coaches and athletic directors can cash in on performance-based bonuses has drawn mixed reviews.
The University System of Maryland's Board of Regents is expected to...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:10 PM
The calendar showed it to be late October, which was confusing, mainly because it felt like last February or March.
You've probably heard this one before, but the depleted Lakers ran into a young, fast team and got crushed.
The opponent Wednesday...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:37 PM
Jeremy Lin has seen this before, often a supporting actor on the NBA stage.
He played two years next to James Harden, Houston's shooting guard in title only who loved to have the ball in his hands at all times. It ended up costing Lin his starting spot,...