| 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...
| 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...
| 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
| 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 15, 2014
| 8:45 PM
The Lakers lost for the 12th time in their last 13 games, falling to the Suns in Phoenix on Wednesday night, 121-114.
Nick Young was ejected in the second quarter after getting floored by a flagrant foul from Alex Len, who was ejected as well. Young...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 3:01 PM
COLLEGE PARK — Maryland men's basketball head coach Mark Turgeon wouldn’t allow his Terps to say the word “Christmas” until after Saturday’s game against Boston University at Comcast Center.
Given how the Terps played,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
How effective was freshman Roddy Peters in his first ACC game?
Jeff Barker: He was good....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:33 PM
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Last year, the Maryland men's basketball team won just two Atlantic Coast Conference games on the road. It won one the season before.
Nobody needs to tell the Terps how elusive road victories can be. Thursday night's game...