3:08 PM EDT, Mon April 24, 2017
3 hours ago

Former Terp guard Jaylen Brantley heading to UMass

Jaylen Brantley, who announced recently that he would transfer from Maryland after graduating this summer, is going to Massachusetts. Brantley confirmed a tweet Sunday by ESPN that disclosed the news that the 5-11 guard would finish his much-traveled college career with the Minutemen. Retweeting...
5 hours ago

What they're saying about the tense weekend between Manny Machado and the Red Sox

There's not much nuance to find in a weekend like the Orioles and Red Sox had surrounding their stars, Manny Machado and Dustin Pedroia, especially, when one team eliminates most of the gray area. But clearly, Boston's anger toward Machado for a reckless slide that injured Pedroia's knee didn't...
10 hours ago

Biggest busts in Baltimore sports history

As the Ravens weigh their options in this week's NFL draft, The Sun takes a moment to reflect on the biggest busts in Baltimore sports history.
20 hours ago

The Red Sox want you to believe that Machado pitch was just a terrible coincidence

Since there are no lie detectors in baseball, it's impossible to know with complete certainty whether a pitcher is lying when he says he never intended to throw at a player. So everyone's going to form their own opinion about the pitch that reliever Matt Barnes sizzled behind Manny Machado's head...
21 hours ago

Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes ejected after pitch nearly hits head of Orioles' Manny Machado

Boston Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes was ejected from Sunday’s game at Camden Yards after a 90-mph pitch went behind the head of Orioles third baseman Manny Machado and hit his bat. Machado found himself in another firestorm this week after a perceived late slide into second base Friday night that...
21 hours ago

Orioles recap: Kevin Gausman struggles again, offense missing in 6-2 loss to Red Sox

The Orioles stood on the verge of a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Just not for very long. The Red Sox greeted Orioles starter Kevin Gausman with four straight hits before there was an out made in the first inning, the last two of which landed beyond the reach of anyone in the...
22 hours ago

Pair of DeMatha four-star recruits commit to Maryland, kicking off Terps' 'great day'

Given the offense-versus-defense format of Saturday’s Red-White spring game at Maryland Stadium, at least half of the Maryland football team could claim some sort of victory. (For the record, that would be the Terps offense, which outlasted the defense, 45-40.) Second-year coach DJ Durkin couldn’t...
23 hours ago

Back from suspension, Terps receiver DJ Turner turns heads in spring finale

As a freshman last season, Maryland slot receiver DJ Turner struggled to get onto the field and get noticed, playing behind seniors Levern Jacobs and Teldrick Morgan while being overshadowed by a number of other freshmen, including running back and former DeMatha teammate Lorenzo Harrison III. ...
Apr 23, 2017

Orioles notes: Showalter on Jayson Aquino's roster status, Joey Rickard and more

Orioles rookie Jayson Aquino made quite an impression Saturday night against a tough Boston Red Sox lineup, but he probably would have been optioned back to Triple-A Norfolk by now under normal circumstances. He's still here because of the vagaries of MLB option rules. There's still a possibility...
Apr 23, 2017

Orioles' Kevin Gausman hoping to find his splitter in time to regain form against Red Sox

In a particularly uneven start to what is supposed to be a breakout campaign, Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman hasn't had the benefit of his best secondary pitch much yet this season.
Apr 22, 2017

Rookie Trey Mancini impressing Orioles clubhouse during his subtle, record-setting start

It doesn't feel like Orioles rookie Trey Mancini is setting records with every ball he swats over the fence in his young career to him, either.
Apr 22, 2017

Orioles' Buck Showalter laments another 'tough stretch' out of the lineup for Hyun Soo Kim

Orioles left fielder Hyun Soo Kim is stuck in another stretch of not playing as manager Buck Showalter continues to find reasons not to play him.
Apr 22, 2017

Orioles notes: Zach Britton improving, but set to see hand specialist for final clearance

Orioles closer Zach Britton won't play catch until Monday at the earliest, despite a clean MRI that showed no problems in his left elbow and only inflammation in his forearm.
Apr 22, 2017

Young quarterbacks take center stage in Maryland's spring game

For a little more than a month, Maryland quarterbacks Tyrrell Pigrome and Max Bortenschlager have been sharing snaps in practice with redshirt junior transfer Caleb Henderson, hoping to show second-year coach DJ Durkin how much they improved from their freshman year.
Apr 22, 2017

Back, back, back: In nod to Orioles and data, Adam Jones positioning himself deeper

The Orioles' Adam Jones has joined an increasing number of center fielders who are altering their positioning based on run-prevention data and lining up deeper in the field.