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  • Oh, that 2-3 zone! Syracuse smothers Marquette 55-39

    Oh, that 2-3 zone! Syracuse smothers Marquette 55-39
    WASHINGTON — Syracuse basketball and Jim Boeheim couldn't have scripted a better 10th-anniversary soiree than Saturday's. A decade to the day after the Orange won its most recent regional championship, Boeheim's program struck again, smothering...
  • C.J. Fair relishes his re-do and helps Syracuse to Final Four

    C.J. Fair relishes his re-do and helps Syracuse to Final Four
    WASHINGTON — A year ago, C.J. Fair and top-seeded Syracuse left Boston's TD Garden unfulfilled after losing to No. 2 seed Ohio State in the NCAA tournament's East Regional final. Fair had done little to help, taking just two shots and scoring...
  • Drake's 'Would You Like a Tour?' comes to Verizon Center on Halloween

    Drake's 'Would You Like a Tour?' comes to Verizon Center on Halloween
    Rap superstars have been busy making announcements lately (Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" album announcement commercial during last night's NBA Finals and Kanye West's "Yeezus" album release come to mind). Toronto's Drake joined the headline-...
  • Former Loyola star Erik Etherly tries to 'prove himself' during Wizards workout

    Former Loyola star Erik Etherly tries to 'prove himself' during Wizards workout
    Erik Etherly knows he probably won't get an opportunity like this again. Most analysts have him going undrafted in next week's NBA draft. So when the former Loyola forward worked out in front of Randy Wittman and the Washington Wizards coaching staff...
  • Dolce & Gabbana to outfit Bruno Mars for upcoming world tour

    Dolce & Gabbana to outfit Bruno Mars for upcoming world tour
    Italian luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana has created exclusive outfits for Bruno Mars' upcoming world tour that begins in Washington, D.C., the company recently announced. According to the announcement, the singer will be wearing a series of black Dolce &...
  • Rolling Stones bring satisfaction on final U.S. stop at Verizon Center

    Rolling Stones bring satisfaction on final U.S. stop at Verizon Center
    At first, it sounds as if the band is just tuning up. Mick Jagger honks out a call on his harmonica. Guitarist Mick Taylor responds with a blues run. Ron Wood twiddles between a couple of notes. Then Keith Richards lands the haymaker opening chords to...
  • Wizards to play preseason game in Baltimore for the first time since 1999

    Wizards to play preseason game in Baltimore for the first time since 1999
    When the Washington Wizards announced Wednesday that they would play a preseason game against the New York Knicks in Baltimore this fall, Frank Remesch wasn't surprised. As general manager of the Baltimore Arena, which will host the Oct. 17 exhibition,...
  • Maryland's 2013-14 basketball schedule highlighted by quick turnarounds

    Maryland's 2013-14 basketball schedule highlighted by quick turnarounds
    Maryland basketball fans have had a few months to digest the fact that traditional Atlantic Coast Conference rivals Duke, North Carolina and North Carolina State won’t be playing in College Park during the team’s farewell season in the league....
  • Terps Trio: Basketball schedule, Dez Wells' lawsuit, Trayvon Reed's upside

    Terps Trio: Basketball schedule, Dez Wells' lawsuit, Trayvon Reed's upside
    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. What are your thoughts on Maryland’s just-released basketball schedule? Jeff Barker: A few...
  • Syracuse's C.J. Fair focused on Final Four, not the NBA

    Syracuse's C.J. Fair focused on Final Four, not the NBA
    C.J. Fair is all too familiar with the history of former high school players from Baltimore who left Syracuse early for the NBA. This week, the 6-8 junior forward follows Carmelo Anthony, who as a freshman a decade ago led the Orange to its only...
  • Sen. Casey to raise money at Beyonce concert

    Sen. Casey to raise money at Beyonce concert
    If you liked it then you shoulda put a - check made payable to the Bob Casey campaign - on it? The Pennsylvania Democratic U.S. senator, who just won his re-election in 2012, is looking to refill his coffers this summer at a fundraiser held at the...