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  • Virginia Tech's Erick Green earns ACC's player of the year honors

    As satisfying as it was for Virginia Tech's Erick Green to learn he'd made first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference, he wasn't afraid to admit he had his fingers crossed for an even loftier distinction. He wanted to be recognized as the best. He got his...
  • Teel Time: ACC tournament memories of Lefty, Jimmy V, and my bride

    Teel Time: ACC tournament memories of Lefty, Jimmy V, and my bride
    Our family moved from the Jersey Shore to Baltimore in the summer of 1970. The following winter, an irresistible character began frequenting our television. Lefty Driesell was equal parts coach, salesman and showman, and through sheer force of...
  • Both political sides praise drug changes

    — In a sign of growing disenchantment with the war on drugs, conservatives joined Democrats and reform advocates Monday in praising Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s declaration that it was time to rethink get-tough policies that have tied the...
  • Rethinking drug sentences

    With an eye toward reducing what even many conservatives concede is excessive incarceration of minor drug offenders, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Monday that federal prosecutors would be directed to file charges in a way that would spare many...
  • Lefty Driesell honored with bas-relief at Comcast Center

    Lefty Driesell honored with bas-relief at Comcast Center
    More than a quarter century after he was forced to resign in the months following the cocaine-induced death of basketball star Len Bias, longtime Maryland coach Lefty Driesell was officially — and permanently — recognized Tuesday with the...
  • Alex Len earns Len Bias Award as most valuable Terp

    Alex Len earns Len Bias Award as most valuable Terp
    Alex Len was given the Len Bias Award as Maryland's most valuable player at the team's awards banquet. Len also earned the Len Elmore Award for most rebounds and the Buck Williams Award for most valuable defensive player. Dez Wells received the Greivis...
  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 17-23

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 17-23
    Nov. 19, 2000: A 27-0 defeat of the Dallas Cowboys gives the Ravens their fourth shutout of the season before an announced 69,416 at PSINet Stadium. The Ravens (8-4) gain 250 rushing yards, a franchise record, as Jamal Lewis runs for 187 of them. Nov,...
  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 24-30

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 24-30
    Nov. 24, 1997: Towson's men's basketball team takes Michigan to the wire before losing, 75-72, at the Towson Center before an announced 5,086, the largest home crowd in school history. Raul de Pablo scores 18 as the Tigers (1-1) make a team-record 13 3-...
  • MC Longshot recalls early days reading poetry

    MC Longshot recalls early days reading poetry
    Chad Heslup high-tailed it up to Minneapolis a few years ago, to continue to develop his connections with that city's entrenched independent hip-hop scene, but his roots as a rapper are in Chicago, where he began. He returns to the city this weekend to...
  • Juan Dixon explains why he didn't want Roddy Peters wearing No. 3

    Juan Dixon explains why he didn't want Roddy Peters wearing No. 3
    Former Maryland basketball star Juan Dixon says he received a telephone call over the summer from current Terps coach Mark Turgeon, who asked if it would be all right for incoming freshman Roddy Peters to wear No. 3. Dixon said that he was caught "off...
  • Exploring the Terps' jersey policy, Dixon's controversial remarks and the true impact of a blowout

    Exploring the Terps' jersey policy, Dixon's controversial remarks and the true impact of a blowout
    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. Should Maryland begin permitting basketball players’ numbers to be formally retired?...