| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Give the Southeastern Conference credit for at least thinking about wanting to play fair.
For a few weeks and days, it actually considered doing what was best for college football but decided, in the end, to do what was best for the SEC.
What a shock....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Who is going to replace Scott Spinelli on Mark Turgeon’s staff?
Don Markus: The only name that has surfaced...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The quest to plant roots in the New York market led the Big Ten to add Rutgers in November 2012.
In the 18 months since the marriage was announced, fans of the venerable conference have watched their new member implode. There was the abusive men's...
| May 27, 2014
Sudden expectations are a tricky thing.
Every coach and player wants to be part of a program that has reached the place where victories are anticipated. With that status come questions when the results don't meet the expectations.
So it was with the...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:12 AM
With no Orioles game and something of a dead period of sports occurring in our fair city, maybe you don't know where to look for your morning reads. That's why blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion, where Monday through Friday, he will compile the...
| May 10, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Former Apopka standout Jeremy Gallon, who caught 89 passes for a school-record 1,373 yards and nine touchdowns for Michigan last season, was taken by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the NFL Draft.
Gallon (5-8, 187 pounds) was taken with...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The Big Ten announced Tuesday that Maryland’s Oct. 18 homecoming football game against Iowa and its Oct. 25 trip to Wisconsin will be broadcast on either ESPN or the Big Ten Network. Both games will be played at noon.
On April 22, the Big Ten...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Maryland's attempt to lure highly-touted recruiter Kenny Johnson back to his alma mater has proven to be unsuccessful.
A source in College Park confirmed late Monday that Johnson, a 1999 Maryland graduate, had taken an offer to join Rick Pitino’...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Simmie Cobbs went from a senior without a scholarship offer to the focus of a Big Ten recruiting battle.
The former sleeper from Oak Park orally committed to Purdue in October, but he plans to sign with Indiana on Wednesday, which is national signing...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:40 PM
College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament.
**Rather than marvel at an...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:41 PM
New NBA commissioner Adam Silver's desire to force players to stay in college for two years was a big topic of discussion at McDonald's All-American Games' events this week.
Fab Fiver and longtime NBA guard Jalen Rose, who broadcast the game for ESPN,...