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  • Notre Dame's Eric Atkins (Mount St. Joe) talks about joining the ACC

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Notre Dame point guard Eric Atkins was born in Connecticut and kept his allegiance to the Huskies after moving to Howard County when he was in grade school. But the games that used to draw his attention every year were those played...
  • Capitals stymied by struggling Rangers, 2-0

    The The New York Rangers arrived in Washington a road-weary and wayward bunch, allowing an NHL-high five goals per game and unable to establish any consistency under their new head coach. But some habits, like rendering the Capitals ineffective, appear as...
  • Wizards going big with Gortat

    Season opener Wizards @Pistons Wednesday, 7:30p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet Radio: 1500 AM Marcin Gortat knew he wasn't going to be in Phoenix long the moment the rebuilding Suns drafted former Maryland center Alex Len fifth overall in June, but that...
  • South Carroll grad Josh Boone hopes to make the most of another chance in the NBA

    Josh Boone is in a familiar spot, one that he first used to his advantage coming out of South Carroll High a decade ago. But instead of starting as a relative unknown, Boone is trying to return from what could be easily called professional basketball...
  • UFC coming to Baltimore with Jon Jones in main event

    Ultimate Fighting Championship will make its Baltimore debut in April with a card headlined by light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The show, scheduled for April 26 at the Baltimore Arena, is expected to be one of the mixed-martial-arts promotion’...
  • Monday's local interest college roundup: Norfolk State men overcome Coppin State; Suffolk's Gardner leads Marquette past Hoyas in OT

    Men's basketball: Malcolm Hawkins scored 22 points and was one of five Spartans to reach double figures as Norfolk State beat Coppin State 83-71 Monday night at Echols Hall. Two days after watching their 23-game Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-...
  • ACC tournament to return to Washington in 2016 after Terps are gone

    ACC tournament to return to Washington in 2016 after Terps are gone
    The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that its 2016 men’s basketball tournament will be held at Washington D.C.’s Verizon Center. Is there irony here? Former Maryland coach Gary Williams long pressed for the ACC tourney to return...
  • 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...