| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:04 PM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first two entries in a series of 14, the Lakers were ruled better than the New Orleans Pelicans but not as good as the Oklahoma City Thunder.
| 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 18, 2014
| 7:21 PM
COLLEGE PARK – The appearance of a fading Wake Forest team on Tuesday night at Comcast Center provided an exercise in Maryland’s ability to forget.
The Terps needed to block out their wrenching loss to Duke three nights earlier and the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
What do you expect when Maryland hosts No. 1 Syracuse on Monday night in its biggest home game of the...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:19 AM
COLLEGE PARK — There's an innocence about Maryland freshman basketball player Damonte Dodd. Everything seems new and promising to the 6-foot-10, 250-pound center, without boundaries or baggage or bravado.
Put Dodd into the cauldron of blue-faced...
| 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...
| 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 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 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...