| Aug 13, 2013
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Forget for a moment about where Maryland-Duke might rank in the pantheon of college basketball rivalries and think back instead to Duke fans chanting "Sweat, Gary, sweat" at former Maryland coach Gary Williams. His face is glistening and his silver hair...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
One of my favorite Cameron Indoor Stadium memories came on one of my first trips, back in 1986. I came for a game a couple of days before North Carolina was going to open the Dean Dome, against Duke. In those days, the Cameron Crazies on one side of...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...
| 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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Even before he took Maryland to its first Final Four in 2001 and led the Terps to their only national championship the following season, Gary Williams had long been a respected member of the college coaching fraternity.
On Monday, that opinion was...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:35 PM
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced another induction class Monday, an occasion for both pride and puzzlement in our little corner of the world.
Alonzo Mourning will be enshrined, and rightfully so. The Chesapeake native was a shot-...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:31 PM
You could pen a thick book about the traditions and history of the Maryland and Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse teams, including colorful characters like Henry Ciccarone and Frank Urso, hard-fought games, respect, mutual disdain and a nasty bench-clearing...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:08 AM
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 24, 2013
| 8:13 AM
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-...
| 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...