Posts Tagged ‘Basketball’

Prince George’s Riot Cops Pummel Collegian

WJLA-TV has disturbing video that shows University of Maryland student John J. McKenna, 19, beaten by riot police. The incident happened on March 3, near campus, as late night revelers celebrated a basketball victory. Prince George's County police cited 28 people that night, but McKenna would reportedly suffer more than cuff marks.
In the video, he appears to [...]

Republicans Hate Maryland Basketball

Or something like that.
WaPo's Ben Pershing writes that the vast majority of GOP congressmen voted against a House measure introduced by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer congratulating the Terps for making the NCAA tournament.
This was payback, because Hoyer would allow a vote on a Republican member's resolution congratulating the UC-Irvine men's volleyball team for NCAA championship [...]

Photos: DeMatha beats Gonzaga for WCAC Title

Photos: Ballou Beats Eastern

DCIAA title basketball game, Ballou beats Eastern, 103-89.

Oversight? Or: A Spurned Coach’s Revenge?

Fascinating story yesterday on Josh Barr's recruiting blog at the Washington Post. Barr tells how O'Connell star Kendall Marshall, almost a sure thing for the Post's All-Met teams this season, didn't even make the all-star team for his own league, the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference .
And not because of his play this season: Marshall was [...]

Barry to Appear at Hoops Game

News flash! News flash!
Informed source tells LL that Marion Barry will be making an appearance at this afternoon's council/media basketball showdown at the Verizon Center, marking his first extended public foray since kidney transplant surgery more than two weeks ago.
This info, source says, "straight from the man." While he will be coaching, not playing, Barry [...]

Council vs. Media Hoops: It’s On!

WTOP's Mark Segraves just sent out the news blast to us reporter types: The first D.C. Council–Local Media basketball showdown is set.
The battle will be at 4 p.m. on Monday, March 9, at Verizon Center. It takes place 90 minutes prior to the City Title basketball game between the DCIAA and WCAC champs. Not sure [...]