Milton Kent

Milton Kent hosted the weekly commentary Sports at Large from its creation in 2002 to its finale in July 2013. He has written about sports locally and nationally since 1988, covering the Baltimore Orioles, University of Maryland men's basketball, women's basketball and football, the Washington Wizards, the NBA, men's and women's college basketball and sports media for the Baltimore Sun and AOL Fanhouse. He has covered the World Series, the American and National League Championship Series, the NFL playoffs, the NBA Finals and 17 NCAA men's and women's Final Fours. He currently teaches journalism at Morgan State University.

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Sports At Large
9:42 am
Tue July 22, 2014

How Long Should Bias (And The University Of Maryland) Have Paid For His Crime?

University of Maryland's Cole Field House in 2006.

Originally published on Mon July 21, 2014 4:12 pm

How Long Should Bias (And The University Of Maryland) Have Paid For His Crime?

Does a single bad act obliterate the good that a person has done over a period of time?

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Sports At Large
12:30 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

All-Star Adam Jones A Rarity In Today's Game

Orioles Adam Jones (r) and Manny Machado in 2012.

Originally published on Mon July 14, 2014 11:32 am

All-Star Adam Jones A Rarity In Today's Game

When baseball officials were looking for someone to take part in this year’s Home Run Derby portion of the All-Star Game celebration, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones wasted no time volunteering.

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Sports At Large
9:40 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Boston Conflicted About The Olympics? We'll Take 'Em

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps.

Originally published on Mon July 7, 2014 2:36 pm

Boston Conflicted About The Olympics? We'll Take 'Em

It’s always helpful to seek out other people’s thinking on big issues.

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Sports at Large
10:46 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Soccer Fever Will Fade - It Always Does

I believe we can win - Richmond Viewing Party
Mobilus Mobili via flickr.

Originally published on Tue July 1, 2014 3:20 pm

Soccer Fever Will Fade - It Always Does

So, have you caught the fever yet?

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Sports at Large
11:47 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Fellow Owners Will Remind Snyder That Tradition Doesn't Pay The Bills

Originally published on Mon June 23, 2014 4:59 pm

Fellow Owners Will Remind Snyder That Tradition Doesn't Pay The Bills

I believe Daniel Snyder, the owner of the Washington Redskins, when he says that he will never change the name of the team.

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WYPR News
10:20 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Manny Machado Needs A Timeout

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado.

Originally published on Mon June 16, 2014 2:57 pm

Manny Machado Needs A Timeout

Every so often, we who regularly spend time with young people, whether it’s in a classroom setting or around the dinner table, would be wise to remember that they are young, capable of brilliant conduct in one moment and astoundingly silly behavior in the next.

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Sports At Large
3:29 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

What If Your Boss Was Racist?

LA Clippers on January 1, 2008

Originally published on Mon April 28, 2014 3:09 pm

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Sports At Large
2:28 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

College Athletes Tryin' To Get A Crumb

Shabazz Napier, playing for the University of Connecticut in 2011 against Syracuse University

Originally published on Mon April 28, 2014 3:07 pm

Do college athletic departments need to share a piece of the pie? 

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Sports at Large
2:35 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Is UConn Dominance Bad For Women's College Basketball?

University of Connecticut women's basketball head coach Geno Auriemma.

Originally published on Mon April 14, 2014 12:42 pm

Is UConn Dominance Bad For Women's College Basketball?

Last Tuesday’s game between Connecticut and Notre Dame for women’s college basketball’s national championship wasn’t much of an athletic contest.

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Sports at Large
5:10 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Is Richard Sherman's Trash Talkin' Too Much Or Is It Part Of Being A Passionate Athlete?

Richard Sherman, a cornerback for The Seattle Seahawks

Originally published on Tue January 21, 2014 7:33 pm

Sometimes, I wonder if either I’ve lost my mind or if the world around me, or, at least that part of it that is attached to sports, isn’t going bat-guano crazy.

I’ve thought that my perception of things was reasonably sound, and based in some kind of reality. But maybe I’m wrong.

Perhaps, I’ve become the old man in slippers yelling for all the kids to get off my lawn, and the world has just moved to a more highly advanced place and left me behind.

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