NCAA Bracketology

The NCAA will officially announce the teams selected for the 2013 men’s basketball tournament on March 17th, but that hasn’t stopped analysts, amateur or professional, from making predictions for March madness. With clear frontrunners like Duke, disappointments in Kentucky and surprises in Miami, college basketball fans begin to think about the tournament in late March. Based on current records and advanced statistics like Basketball Power Index (BPI), the teams that compete well against elite talent have been established. Using this knowledge, fans and analysts practice Bracketology-the science of predicting who will go to and eventually win the 2013 NCAA Men’s […]

by · February 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS
NBA Trade Wrap-Up

NBA Trade Wrap-Up

The NBA trade deadline has come and gone. There weren’t many big name players traded in this year’s session, but here is a list of notable moves. The Orlando Magic sent shooting guard J.J. Redick, power forward Gustavo Ayon, and point guard Ish Smith, to the Milwaukee Buckaneers in return for power forward Tobias Harris, point guard Beno Udrih, and shooting guard Doron Lamb. The Oklahoma City Thunder made two moves, first trading a second round draft pick to the New York Knicks for small forward Ronnie Brewer. And then trading point guard Eric Maynor, to the Portland Trail Blazers […]

by · February 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · PROFESSIONAL, SPORTS

Baltimore City Showdown: Miles’ clutch three pointer earns Dunbar city title over Edmondson

March Madness came a little early for Baltimore on Tuesday night. Two high school basketball teams, the No. 2 Dunbar Poets and the No. 5 Edmonson Red Storm, battled on the court at Morgan’s Hill Field House for the Baltimore City title. When both teams met previously, Dunbar was able to grab a double overtime win. This apparently left a bad taste in the mouth of Isaiah Tripp, the Edmondson guard who led all scorers with a tremendous 35 points. The Morgan gymnasium was filled with parents, scouts, students and people from the community. This game was for the bragging […]

by · February 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL, SECTIONS, SPORTS
Ushering in the Post-Lewis Era

Ushering in the Post-Lewis Era

It’s been a long week of praise, reflection, and excitement in purple town. Last week, a reported 250,000 people showed their support for the Super Bowl champions at a massive parade. Die hard Baltimore Ravens fans ruled the day–and if there are any residents out there who aren’t fans, they had better keep those views to themselves. Still, it’s the ownership, not the fans, who make the next move and they will have decisions to make with every key position. Super Bowl XLVII MVP, Joe Flacco, is at the top of the list, having one of the most sensational,  under-the-radar […]

by · February 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · PROFESSIONAL, SPORTS

Morgan Football Recruits 29 High School Students

Most high school students look forward to graduation day and senior prom, but there are also those few who look forward to signing day. Many students who play sports and aspire to become professional athletes long for the day that they sign to a university to further their athletic careers. On Feb. 6, Morgan was able to be a part of a huge moment in many athletes’ lives. Morgan’s football program signed 29 players – only two from the Baltimore-Washington area — to join the roster for next season. More than half of them are offensive players. Morgan’s recruiting class […]

by · February 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SPORTS