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Best of high school sports, week of Dec. 8-13

Best of high school sports, week of Dec. 8-13

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With the return of the cold also comes the return of winter sports. Baltimore Sun Media Group’s photographers are indoors once again, covering boys and girls basketball, as well as wrestling. Here’s some of the best shots from the first full week of the winter season.

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Reuters pictures of the year 2014: The stories behind the images

Reuters pictures of the year 2014: The stories behind the images

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Reuters picture editors have chosen key images from 2014 and asked the photographer to tell the story behind the picture. This package, taken from news, sport and entertainment coverage, highlights some of the iconic, unusual and breathtaking imagery taken by Reuters photographers. The photographer’s story is in the caption of each image.
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The Sweet 16: Baltimore’s best college basketball players for 2014-15

The Sweet 16: Baltimore’s best college basketball players for 2014-15

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There are plenty of fresh faces on this year’s edition of the Sweet 16 — The Sun’s annual list of Baltimore’s best men’s college basketball players.

Syracuse’s C.J. Fair (City), Notre Dame’s Eric Atkins (Mount St. Joseph), UNLV’s Roscoe Smith (Walbrook) and 10 other players from the 2013 list have moved on from college. A 14th player, former Maryland wing Nick Faust (City), is sitting out this season after transferring to Long Beach State. The two returnees, meanwhile, are at the top of this year’s list.

The Sweet 16 is based on prior accomplishments and projected success for this season. Eligible athletes are returning players and fifth-year transfers.

There are 81 local players on DI rosters this season. After the jump, we’ll look a little closer at the top 16, and address some who just missed the cut.

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