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  • 'Rocket Man' Elton John performs the hits at Verizon Center

    'Rocket Man' Elton John performs the hits at Verizon Center
    I’ll admit it from the get-go: I’m an Elton John nut. I love the man, his music, his melodies, his voice. So let me start not at the beginning, but at the end of last night’s concert at the packed Verizon Center in Washington. When...
  • Observations from Kanye West's enthralling 'Yeezus' D.C. tour stop

    Observations from Kanye West's enthralling 'Yeezus' D.C. tour stop
    After what seemed like his 40th guttural bellow during “I am a God,” an exhausted Kanye West fell on his back. Like most of the moments during his two-hour-plus performance at Washington’s Verizon Center on Thursday night, it felt...
  • Victor Oladipo relishes his chance to return home as NBA player

    Victor Oladipo relishes his chance to return home as NBA player
    When Victor Oladipo started high school, no one expected him to become an All-Met player in the hoops hotbed of Washington, D.C. When Oladipo enrolled at Indiana University, few people envisioned he would become an All-Big Ten player. When his...
  • Former Magic center Marcin Gortat is thriving with the Wizards

    WASHINGTON — Former Orlando Magic center Marcin Gortat can’t wait for Wednesday night. Gortat will visit Capitol Hill to attend a special screening of a movie based on the life of Lech Walesa, the former Nobel Peace Prize winner and former...
  • Terps unable to overcome slow start in 76-60 loss to No. 5 Ohio State

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Maryland found itself in a bit of time capsule Wednesday night. The past and future merged for the Terps against Ohio State here at Value City Arena. The present found a much bigger place in a 76-60 loss to the No. 5 Buckeyes in...
  • Suggs required to surrender 'several firearms' last month after domestic case

    Suggs required to surrender 'several firearms' last month after domestic case
    Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs was required to surrender several firearms last month as part of a domestic case involving his longtime girlfriend filed in Baltimore County Circuit Court, his attorney said Thursday. Suggs’ attorney Warren...
  • Vickie Guerrero relishes her role as top WWE heel

    Vickie Guerrero relishes her role as top WWE heel
    Vickie Guerrero uses words such as "quiet" and "homebody" to describe herself. She spends a good portion of her time at home in El Paso, Texas working in her scrapbook studio and hanging out with her 16-year-old daughter. However, the mere sight of...
  • Our Take: The week in Maryland sports

    Our Take: The week in Maryland sports
    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 basketball and football. Maryland announced this week that power forward Ashton Pankey will transfer to a...
  • Maryland basketball schedule coming together

    Maryland basketball schedule coming together
    Let’s look at what we know so far about Maryland’s men’s basketball nonconference schedule. We know about the Kentucky game in Brooklyn (the Barclays Center Classic) on Nov. 9. We know about the game at Northwestern in the ACC/Big...
  • Mark Turgeon hoping to toughen Maryland's future hoops schedules

    Mark Turgeon hoping to toughen Maryland's future hoops schedules
    One year after arriving as Maryland's men's basketball coach, Mark Turgeon says the nonconference schedule "is not where I want it to be" and that he hopes to toughen it by adding more marquee games in future seasons — perhaps including some in...
  • After saving best for last at Georgetown, Henry Sims poised to be picked in NBA draft

    After saving best for last at Georgetown, Henry Sims poised to be picked in NBA draft
    Here's Henry Sims, sweating under the Georgetown logo at the Verizon Center. Sims, slapping high fives with Wizards assistant coach Sam Cassell after his workout for Washington. Sims, talking about the 16 or so teams he is working out for. Saying he...