| Mar 9, 2014
No one understands or relishes the link between Maryland basketball and the ACC like Gary Williams. He played for the Terps against Billy Cunningham and Bob Verga. He coached his alma mater against Dean Smith and Mike Krzyzewski.
While competing against...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:28 AM
None ranks among his team’s top two scorers, and each shoots less than 45 percent from the field. But all are posting historically significant numbers that have helped elevate their respective squads in the national polls.
Say hello to Syracuse&...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:51 AM
The ACC’s big four this basketball season are indisputable: Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Virginia and Duke have been the league’s class to date. A more nuanced task is parsing the quartet.
Is undefeated and second-ranked Syracuse truly the Fab...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Like many 12 year olds, C.J. Fair dabbled in many different sports. He played some baseball, a little football and anything his friends were into at the time.
Then he started "growing like a weed," as his father Carl put it, and Carl asked him to pick...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Baltimore native C.J. Fair was not selected in Thursday night's NBA draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Fair, who played at Syracuse for four years and emerged as a star his junior and senior seasons, was projected as a mid-to-late second round...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Lovie Smith has to say he likes his group of offensive linemen. Just like we have to slam our palms to our foreheads.
Lovie Smith also has to say he’s “comfortable’’ with a left tackle who gave up the most sacks and committed...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:29 AM
The Bulls without Derrick Rose have become mostly unwatchable.
It’s hard to care about this team without their only hope for an NBA title. It’s harder still to sit through it.
I’m not blaming the remaining Bulls players. Bless their...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 9:57 PM
After reaching all those dizzying heights and unfurling countless acrobatic moves in his first three spectacular seasons, Derrick Rose's fourth ended with an awful image.
A jump stop. A clutch of his left knee as he rose two feet into the air. A...
| May 5, 2012
| 5:49 AM
Tom Thibodeau said the Bulls have to play to their strengths, and I’m wondering, do they have any left?
After that miserable Game 2 of the Bulls’ playoff series with Philadelphia, Luol Deng repeatedly said “Derrick’s not here,&...
| May 10, 2012
| 8:08 AM
So, I’m reading that Luol Deng and Carlos Boozer will have to put up another combined game of 40-plus points and 20-plus rebounds if the Bulls are going to win Game 6 in Philadelphia on Thursday night to force a deciding game at home.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Five weeks from today, Maryland opens its 2012-13 men's basketball season against defending national champion Kentucky at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
It might be an opportunity for the Terps to exact some revenge for what transpired inside a...