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  • Teel Time: ACC player of year race crowded with Larkin, Green, Harris, Plumlee

    Duke’s Shane Battier and North Carolina’s Joseph Forte shared 2001 ACC basketball player of the year honors as media balloting deadlocked at 32 votes each. If ever another season was going to produce such an improbable tie, it’s this...
  • Saluting Lefty Driesell, one of basketball's most interesting coaches of all time

    Saluting Lefty Driesell, one of basketball's most interesting coaches of all time
    Lefty Driesell’s career at Maryland was coming to an end when a sportswriter who had spent the first 10 years of his career in New York showed up to cover the Terrapins for The Baltimore Sun. It was the summer of 1985 and there were rumors that...
  • Terps Trio: Inconsistent big men, Lefty Driesell, first football recruit

    Terps Trio: Inconsistent big men, Lefty Driesell, first football recruit
    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. A lot has been made about the erratic play at point guard this season for the Terps. How has a lack of...
  • Lefty Driesell sees Saturday's recognition as a nod to the players of his era

    Lefty Driesell sees Saturday's recognition as a nod to the players of his era
    COLLEGE PARK — Lefty Driesell is more than 26 years and 220 miles removed from Maryland's men's basketball program. At 81, the former coach doesn't get to many games anymore. But from his condo in Virginia Beach, Va., Driesell thinks about his...
  • Teel Time: ACC tournament to New York in conceptual stage; Larranaga fully supports

    As a child of New York City during the 1960s, Jim Larranaga gazed south and thought ACC basketball the nation’s best. As a Virginia assistant coach during the 1980s, he saw the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Len Bias, Hawkeye Whitney and...
  • After 25 years, Len Bias' legacy lives on

    After 25 years, Len Bias' legacy lives on
    In 2009, former Maryland basketball coach Lefty Driesell received a puzzling phone call. C.J. Leslie — a high school player recruited by Kentucky, Connecticut and other powerhouse programs — introduced himself and said he wanted to learn...
  • 1994 Male Athlete of the Year: Kecoughtan's Morocco Brown

    Morocco Brown, a three-sport star at Kecoughtan High, and Menchville's Sadie Jackson, a state champion in indoor track, were named the Daily Press male and female high school athletes of the year Thursday night. In the sixth-annual spring banquet at...
  • Phil Jackson provides mixed assessment on Prop. 19

     
    Even if Lakers Coach Phil Jackson remains disenchanted with the tone of political discourse leading up to Tuesday's elections, he still remains alert enough to share his opinions on political issues. Regarding Prop. 19, which would legalize marijuana,...
  • Beamer's hiring 25 years ago inspired, historic for Hokies, Baughman

    <big>Beamer's hiring 25 years ago inspired, historic for Hokies, Baughman</big>
    The bedsheet banner, hanging outside a Jamerson Center window, begged him to stay. "Dutch Don't Go We Need U" But Dale T. "Dutch" Baughman is a cowboy by birth and a rebel at heart. After six contentious months as Virginia Tech's athletic director, he...
  • The death of Len Bias — lessons not learned

    June 19th marked the 25th anniversary of the cocaine related death of University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias. It was a tragedy that sent shock waves throughout the sports world and the entire country. It turns out it was only the beginning of...
  • Coffee Companion -- 6/21: Baltimore beats down Pittsburgh

    Coffee Companion -- 6/21: Baltimore beats down Pittsburgh
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.  Running it back: The...