| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:12 PM
C.J. McCollum suffered the biggest setback of his basketball career early this year.
He fractured a bone in his left foot during a game on Jan. 5, ending his senior season at Lehigh University.
After the final buzzer, McCollum lay on a trainer's table...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Duke faithful used to worry that coaching the pros would lure Mike Krzyzewski away from the Blue Devils. The Celtics called, the Lakers called, and heaven knows who else.
Never mind the notion that a college basketball lifer wouldn’t translate...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What is the central issue in the legal skirmishes between Maryland and the Atlantic Coast Conference...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 2:06 PM
NEW YORK -- The conversation took place during his freshman year at Maryland. Greivis Vasquez, still learning a new language and getting adjusted to playing in the Atlantic Coast Conference, sat down in his coach's office one day to talk about his dreams....
| Dec 9, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Pelicans is just fine
What's wrong with the Pelicans? As NBA commissioner David Stern said, as long as the owner is fine with it, he's fine with it. It's the state bird. It's actually a strong species, even though many...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Big Ten will get 2 in
This seems like a good year to play it safe. It just feels like Indiana is back, doesn't it?
Tom Crean has had time to build and he has built. He has a big man, Cody Zeller, around whom a team can be...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:49 PM
Gustavo Ayón may seem like an international man of mystery to most Orlando Magic fans. If you don't speak Spanish, you probably haven't heard him talk. If you didn't watch the New Orleans Hornets last season, you missed his rookie year in the NBA.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Don't look now, but the start of the NBA season is less than three weeks away, and the Hornets are 2-0 in the preseason.
Last night, they beat the Charlotte Bobcats 97-82, and the guy with the eyebrow - first round pick Anthony Davis - lead the team with...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:09 AM
The debate raging these days between those arguing whether this year’s U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team could compete with the Dream Team of 20 years ago is not answered simply by a generational divide.
I for one, being of sound mind and...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 10:06 PM
Jimmy Patsos prepared his Loyola University basketball team for this year's NCAA tournament long before the Greyhounds earned the school's first automatic bid in 18 years last week. The planning began in December, when Loyola played road games at St....
| May 5, 2012
| 7:27 PM
What a scene it would have been.
Bodemeister, the 4-1 morning line favorite, seemed to run effortlessly around most of track at Churchill Downs on Saturday, opening a lead of four lengths coming out of the final turn.
He would have been trainer Bob...