Last Build Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:34:57 -0500Copyright: ©2017 Baltimore Sun
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:41:00 PST
As his team made an improbable rise early this season, Geno Auriemma continually warned anyone who would listen.
The margin for error, he often said, was slim.
"We're one injury, couple fouls away from just being average at best," Auriemma said.
So on a night when the UConn women's basketball team...(image)
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:04:00 PSTLexie Brown's father is best known for his creative dunks. The daughter of Dee Brown is drawing attention for making a more mundane shot with uncommon consistency.(image)
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 18:52:00 PSTJarred Jones (John Carroll) scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, James Fives hit three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points, and the host Greyhounds (2-3) beat the Stags (3-1).(image)
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 13:45:00 PDTOver 50 children from West Baltimore, some who just stopped by and others who had been a part of the eight-week set of clinics with Coppin State players as their instructors, participated in the Urban Sports League's "A Day at the Park" on Saturday at Frederick Douglass High.(image)
Tue, 2 Aug 2016 17:51:00 PDTThe appearance of nine Retrievers women's basketball players marked the second consecutive summer in which the team showed up at a school or center housing the Higher Achievement program.(image)
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:00:00 PDTWhile the drives from his home in Pasadena to high school at Gilman up in Roland Park were often inconvenient, it was there Brian Gaia started forging the mentality that would make him a three-year starter on the Penn State offensive line.(image)
Sun, 5 Jun 2016 14:10:00 PDT
It was an epic journey at the Raleigh Regional for Navy but the long hours spent at the ballpark finally caught up to Midshipmen on Sunday afternoon.
N.C. State struck early and often as the Wolfpack routed Navy, 17-1, at Doak Field at Dail Park to eliminate the Midshipmen from the 2016 NCAA Baseball...(image)
Sat, 4 Jun 2016 16:08:00 PDTBlue's game-winning double propels Mids in NCAA tournament(image)
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:41:00 PDTMorgan State athletic director Floyd Kerr announced Tuesday his intention to retire at the end of the academic year, the university said in a written statement.(image)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016 05:46:00 PDT
The hallways at Mount Saint Joseph are no doubt filled with chatter Tuesday morning, chests puffed out.
One of the school's own -- 2014 grad Phil Booth-- was on the grandest stage in men's college basketball last night and he owned it.
The Villanova sophomore guard came off the bench and scored...(image)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016 06:26:00 PDT(image)
Mon, 4 Apr 2016 17:46:00 PDTBelieve it or not, but once upon a time, Connecticut would go whole seasons at a time without winning the NCAA women's basketball title(image)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 06:51:00 PDT
If there was any doubt that special teams would be a focus for Maryland under coach DJ Durkin, that feeling was quashed immediately by the Terps’ first-year coach.
Durkin spent seven years of his career coaching special teams at Bowling Green, Stanford and Florida, and he’s made it clear that it...(image)
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew Jersey governor and family come to Annapolis to see son play Navy(image)
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 09:34:00 PDT
The debate has raged for decades: Will Notre Dame join the Big Ten?
The answer is yes, but there’s a catch.
Notre Dame announced its men's hockey team will join the Big Ten as a sport affiliate member, and will begin conference play in the 2017-18 season.
"While we have enjoyed our affiliation...(image)
Tue, 16 Feb 2016 14:13:00 PST
The longtime swimming coach at St. Mary's College has been arrested on child pornography charges.
Andre Barbins, 45, of Solomons was charged Friday with one count of child pornography and one count of displaying obscene matter to a minor, according to Maryland State Police. Investigators executed...(image)
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 08:48:00 PST
Johns Hopkins men’s and women’s swim coach George Kennedy announced Monday that he intends to retire at the end of the 2015-16 season and will leave on June 30.
During his 31 years there, Kennedy’s teams won 373 dual meets and 24 conference titles and produced 29 national champions and more than...(image)
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:12:00 PSTAfter 28 years in the Johns Hopkins athletic department, Tom Calder will leave his role as athletic director to become the school's director of alumni programs.(image)
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 20:12:00 PST
Saying he wants to “do some other things I enjoy doing,” Coppin State athletic director Derrick Ramsey has resigned, the university announced Wednesday.
Ramsey has been athletic director at the West Baltimore school since July 1, 2008, when he was appointed by then-university president Dr. Reginald...(image)
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 06:30:00 PST
Hardly anyone would have faulted Shane Gaines if he had chosen to celebrate graduating from Owings Mills High School in June by enjoying a leisurely summer before enrolling at Salisbury.
Instead, the Baltimore resident spent his summer on the Eastern Shore campus, working out with his future teammates...(image)
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:47:00 PDT
In another twist to the long-running Ed O'Bannon case, a federal appeals court Wednesday delivered a mixed message to the powers that be in college sports.
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld an earlier ruling that the NCAA's version of amateurism violates antitrust laws...(image)
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 06:00:00 PDT
The blue team was up two goals on the red side as another day at Pete Caringi Jr.'s All-Maryland Soccer Camp was coming to a close earlier this summer.
It's the 33rd year the longtime UMBC coach has conducted the youth camps, but nobody could tell.
He jumped onto the field to provide some animated...(image)
Fri, 7 Aug 2015 06:30:00 PDT
Turnover in personnel is part of the natural evolution of every college football team, and Morgan State is no different.
The Bears have just nine seniors on their roster for the upcoming season, which is five fewer than last year’s graduating class. Coach Lee Hull is leaning on the current senior...(image)
Thu, 6 Aug 2015 15:36:00 PDT
The Morgan State football team's unanticipated rise to the top of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference hasn't earned the program much respect from its peers.
A season after going from being picked to finish last to capturing a share of the MEAC championship for the first time since 1979 and representing...(image)
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:04:00 PDTUMBC event center project draws near(image)
Wed, 20 May 2015 04:00:00 PDT
The riots that gripped the city late last month were taking place just a few blocks away when Coppin State men's basketball player Christian Kessee received a phone call from his mother.
"She wanted to know how quickly I could get to the airport," the junior guard said.
Kessee said that he and...(image)
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:38:00 PST
"Be remembered." That's the phrase that was printed on the back of the sheets of paper the Towson women's volleyball team was studying before its recent home match against Charleston.
Don Metil, second-year coach of the Tigers, gives the team a different motivational quote each week.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:55:00 PSTNo. Team Prev. Rec. Last game Next game 1. North Carolina 1 3-0 Def. High Point 16-6 At No. 2 Maryland, Sat. 2. Maryland 2 2-0 Def. Georgetown 17-13 Vs. No. 1 North Carolina, Sat. 3. USC 3 2-0 Def. No. 9 Northwestern, 11-10 At No. 4 Florida, Fri. 4. Florida 4 0-1 Lost to No. 1 North Carolina 13-10...(image)
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:47:00 PSTWhen the Retrievers finished off their 20-10 road victory, Sara Moeller had nine assists, breaking the record by three. Gina Tirocchi set the previous mark of six in 1996.(image)
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:08:00 PST
Player of the Week
Gussie Johns, USC- Washington, D.C., junior, goalie
Johns made a career-high 17 saves, including one against a one-on-one attempt in overtime to hold off No. 9 Northwestern as the No. 3 Trojans secured their first overtime victory in program history, 11-10, on Saturday. Johns...(image)
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:50:00 PSTThe first three times Stevenson and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) clashed, the Mustangs won - a streak capped by a 16-14 decision that brought home the program's first NCAA Division III championship in 2013.(image)
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:55:00 PSTNo. 11 Loyola Maryland has scored 28 goals in its first two games. The team has also committed 35 turnovers in those contests that have contributed to an 0-2 start.(image)
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:05:00 PST
The 2017-18 college football season won’t kick off until the final week of August but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t football to watch.
Spring practice has already begun with many teams hitting the gridiron over the next couple of weeks with many of the spring games set for April.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTWith three new starting defensemen and one new goalkeeper, coach Shawn Nadelen was understandably curious about how Towson would fare in Saturday's season opener at Mount St. Mary's. And so far, the reviews are positive.(image)
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhen observers begin talking about the best faceoff specialists in Division I, names such as Denver junior Trevor Baptiste, North Carolina senior Stephen Kelly, and Syracuse senior Ben Williams are mentioned. Brady Dove might find himself popping up in the conversation.(image)
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:00:00 PSTYale junior attackman Ben Reeves was pulled during the second quarter of his team's season-opening 16-11 win against Villanova on Saturday, and Lacrosse Magazine reported that he was favoring his right hamstring.(image)
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:00:00 PST
Ryan Cline scored six of his 11 points in overtime to lift No. 14 Purdue to a 74-70 victory over Penn State on Tuesday night at State College, Pa.
Cline made consecutive three-pointers to secure the sixth consecutive win for the Boilermakers (23-5, 12-3 Big Ten). Tony Carr scored 21 points and...(image)
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:57:00 PST
Michigan announced the hiring of Sean Magee as director of player personnel after serving in the same role at Navy for the past five seasons. Magee, a former Navy offensive lineman, led the planning process for recruiting, oversaw geographical assignments of assistant coaches and coordinated on-campus...(image)
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:19:26 PSTChesapeake hopeful of attracting fans not willing of traveling to Annapolis(image)
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:40:00 PSTNo. 17 Navy collected its first win of the season in Saturday's 11-5 victory at Delaware without starting attackman Jack Ray, and the team is bracing for another two weeks without the 6-foot-6, 261-pound junior.(image)
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:29:00 PSTBert Henderson, Clemson's associate athletic director of planned giving, has been found dead near his property in rural South Carolina. Clemson confirmed the news on Tuesday via Twitter.
Henderson was reported missing late Monday afternoon, after Clemson officials noted the 60-year-old did not...(image)
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTMaryland enters the week ranked sixth in Division I in scoring at 16.7 goals per game, and part of that has to do with the man-up offense's success.(image)
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:00:00 PST
Since taking over as head coach at UMBC, Ryan Moran has long suspected that junior Billy O’Hara has the talent to be one of the better long-stick midfielders in Division I. After watching the junior record four ground balls, three caused turnovers, and one goal in Saturday’s 10-5 loss at No. 14...(image)
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:12:00 PST
Charlotte junior and former Towson quarterback Kevin Olsen has been arrested on rape charges. The Charlotte Observer reports the 22-year-old Olsen was booked into the Charlotte Mecklenburg Jail late Sunday afternoon on multiple charges, including second-degree forcible rape, cyberstalking and assault...(image)
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:40:00 PST
Bruce Brown made a 3-pointer with 23.8 seconds left in overtime and Miami beat No. 18 Virginia 54-48 on Monday night for the Cavaliers fourth straight loss.
Brown scored 14 points to lead the Hurricanes (19-8, 9-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) to their third consecutive victory. Kamari Murphy and...(image)
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:34:00 PST
If Loyola University men's lacrosse coach Charley Toomey had his way, he wouldn't have played Virginia and Johns Hopkins in consecutive games to open the season. But he virtually had no choice, and the Greyhounds are winless.
Loyola will get somewhat of a breather this week when the Greyhounds...(image)
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:30:00 PST
After a week full of upsets, the NCAA women's basketball committee revealed its projected top 16 seeds for the final time before selection Monday.
UConn, Mississippi State, Baylor and Notre Dame would be the top seeds if the season was over. It's the first time that the Irish are a No. 1 seed....(image)
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:40:00 PST
UMBC’s 0-3 start has been punctuated by a lack of punch on offense that has generated a total of 16 goals. But there is a greater worry on coach Ryan Moran’s radar.
The Retrievers have taken 82 shots in those three games, meaning that they have converted only 19.5 percent of those attempts. That...(image)
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:25:00 PST
For the third straight week, Gonzaga, Villanova and Kansas are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll.
It is the fourth week at No. 1 for Gonzaga (28-0), the only unbeaten team in Division I. The Zags received 59 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel...(image)
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:08:00 PST
Nick Mariano scored the game-winner with 1.6 seconds left to play to complete a comeback as No. 6 Syracuse beat No. 12 Albany, 10-9, in men's lacrosse Saturday.
The victory was the school's largest comeback since 2013. The host Orange (2-0) were held scoreless for the first 54 minutes and trailed...(image)