Category Archives: Maryland

Dalonte Hill’s hire should bring mountain of skepticsm


Here’s what the Maryland Terrapins basketball program will look like without Gary Williams: Every other big-time basketball program. New coach Mark Turgeon has just hired Dalonte Hill — also known as one of those AAU guys you hear college basketball … Continue reading

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Is a 90-minute transit commute really a benchmark to shoot for?


A Brookings report says that the D.C. area is ranked 17th on America’s list of of systems by accessibility. Immediately easy to dispel a report that ranks New York’s as the 13th-best. Have you seen the subway? It’s the 10th … Continue reading

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Mutual affection


“Gary Williams is the greatest coach in the United States of America,” Greivis Vasquez once told the Baltimore sun. “I love him. I love him.” Me too.

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Washington’s sobering recycling stats — and what to do about it


In a recent spread on how “green” the D.C. region is going, the Post pulled out some stunning statistics on recycling — a responsible behavior that has been pushed on my generation for at least 20 years. Of D.C. and … Continue reading

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Why Jordan Williams needs another year


Update: Williams is now projected to go 25th on NBADraft.net, one slot above Duke’s Nolan Smith. Also, I neglected to mention the possibility of an NBA lockout Jordan. Best to avoid that, as well. Please. Jordan Williams is going to … Continue reading

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The DMV: Serving 250 new customers daily


Guess how long it will take about 7,500 people to move to the D.C. area. About a month, according to a very cool database on the Buffalo Business Journal (Umm, what publication?). More big-picture notable, according to this database, is … Continue reading

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NBA shouts out Rockville, Montrose Christian


Kevin Durant meets someone from the future while at Montrose Christian, a prep school in Glockville, in another of the NBA’s increasingly weird “Where amazing happens” series. This is kinda cool because, honestly, how often are you going to see … Continue reading

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