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Ravens sign Griff Whalen, place Michael Campanaro on PUP list amid flurry of roster moves

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Maryland men's basketball to host four-star prospect Jamarko Pickett this weekend

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  • Questions we want to ask of the 14 Big Ten schools at football media days

    Questions we want to ask of the 14 Big Ten schools at football media days

    The coach who generates the most heat at Big Ten media days might not be the pioneer who took his team to Italy (Jim Harbaugh), the guy with a ridiculous 39-2 mark in regular-season conference games (Urban Meyer) or the one whose team made the Rose Bowl after starting 2-2 (James Franklin). The...

  • Will Penn State's 2017 offense challenge 1994 as the team's best ever?

    Will Penn State's 2017 offense challenge 1994 as the team's best ever?

    Trace McSorley and Mike Nebrich chatted recently, comparing notes on playing quarterback for Joe Moorhead. Nebrich, who started for Moorhead at Fordham, shared a thought that thrilled the Penn State quarterback. “If you thought year one was fun,” he said, “year two is going to explode.” Penn State’s...

  • Big Ten poll predicts big years for Ohio State, Saquon Barkley

    Big Ten poll predicts big years for Ohio State, Saquon Barkley

    Ohio State is the Big Ten’s preseason favorite, and Saquon Barkley is the overwhelming choice for the conference’s top offensive player, according to a new poll. Cleveland.com on Friday released its annual Big Ten media poll, which picked Ohio State to win the conference title for the fourth time...

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  • NCAA selection committee to place greater emphasis on road wins

    NCAA selection committee to place greater emphasis on road wins

    When it comes to deciding which college basketball teams make the NCAA tournament, the selection committee has long factored in "quality wins." The definition of "quality win" is changing. Beginning next season, the men's selection committee will alter its definition to highlight the importance of...

  • Digest: Brenda Frese, Juan Dixon part of D.C. Sports Hall of Fame class

    Digest: Brenda Frese, Juan Dixon part of D.C. Sports Hall of Fame class

    Nine members were inducted into the Washington D.C. Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday at Nationals Park. This year's class includes 20-year-old Katie Ledecky of Bethesda, who endeared herself to a Washington crowd last year when she brought the five Olympic swimming medals she won in Rio de Janeiro...

  • FBI probed complaints that Bobby Knight groped women at U.S. spy agency

    FBI probed complaints that Bobby Knight groped women at U.S. spy agency

    Even before he started cursing from the podium at a U.S. spy agency, Bobby Knight was an unorthodox choice to deliver a lecture on leadership. Employees at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) complained in advance about their boss' decision to invite the Hall of Fame basketball coach...

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Digest (July 22): No Dozing captures Concern stakes at Laurel Park; Brigade fall; Bayhawks prevail

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Outbreak of toxic Pfiesteria in 1997 hurt many — but boosted Chesapeake cleanup
 

Outbreak of toxic Pfiesteria in 1997 hurt many — but boosted Chesapeake cleanup

Marion East, a retired waterman, recalls the “tingling sensation” he felt when he pulled fish out of the Pocomoke River 20 years ago this summer. “When you put your hands in the water, it was about like you were getting a shock,” the Crisfield man said. That was how East, now 73, encountered the...

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  • Baffert: Badly beaten Arrogate will run in Pacific Classic

    Baffert: Badly beaten Arrogate will run in Pacific Classic

    Trainer Bob Baffert believes Arrogate just had “one of those days” Saturday. “It happens,” Baffert said Sunday of his 4-year-old colt’s monumental upset loss in the San Diego Handicap. “It’s happened to me before. “Physically, he is good. If he puts out another effort like that, I think you’d have...

  • Unthinkable upset of Arrogate jolts horse racing

    Unthinkable upset of Arrogate jolts horse racing

    This was Miracle on Ice, on hooves. This was Buster Douglas KO’ing Mike Tyson, on dirt. This was mouths collectively agape, faces stunned and eyes drained of answers. As Arrogate, the No. 1 ranked horse in the world, entered the starting gate Saturday at Del Mar in the San Diego Handicap, it was...

  • Arrogate shocked in San Diego Handicap at Del Mar

    Arrogate shocked in San Diego Handicap at Del Mar

    If there’s been a bigger upset at Del Mar … well, it’s highly unlikely there has been. Arrogate, rated the top horse in the world and the all-time leading money winner among North American thoroughbreds, finished a shocking fourth Saturday as the 1-20 favorite in the $300,000 San Diego Handicap...

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  • Michael Phelps vs. Great White Shark

    Michael Phelps vs. Great White Shark

    Discovery Channel's hyped face-off between Michael Phelps and a great white shark airs this Sunday, the first day of Shark Week. See how the most decorated Olympian of all time fares against an apex predator of the sea. Related: Michael Phelps' 'Battle for Ocean Supremacy' vs. a shark finally has...

  • Paralyzed high jumper overcomes injury to walk down the aisle at his wedding

    Paralyzed high jumper overcomes injury to walk down the aisle at his wedding

    Step by halting step, former Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto made good on his vow to walk wife Shevon down the aisle after their wedding and out the door to a waiting limousine. It was roughly 130 steps, with a stop halfway down the aisle of the small church to kiss his bride for a gaggle of photographers....

  • Marylanders earn medals at 20th Maccabiah Games

    Marylanders earn medals at 20th Maccabiah Games

    Throughout the past month, about 10,000 Jewish athletes — including some with ties to Maryland — from about 80 countries convened in Israel for the 20th Maccabiah Games. Every four years, the Maccabiah World Union — comprising six confederations in Australia, Europe, Israel, Latin America, North...

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  • U.S. to play for Gold Cup title after Dempsey sparks win

    U.S. to play for Gold Cup title after Dempsey sparks win

    Quietly, quickly and methodically, Bruce Arena has remade the U.S. national team in his image. Eight months into his second term as coach, the dispirited team Arena inherited is now resilient, confident and more than a little bit cocky. But most of all it is successful, with Saturday’s 2-0 victory...

  • Gold Cup longshots closing gap on powerhouses

    Gold Cup longshots closing gap on powerhouses

    The latest edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup began earlier this month the same way it always does, with a 14-team field full of unlikely longshots such as Canada, Nicaragua, French Guiana, Curacao and Martinique. And if Mexico can get past Jamaica in Sunday’s semifinal at the Rose Bowl (FS1, Univision,...

  • El Salvador's Romero, Ceren suspended after biting U.S. players during Gold Cup match

    El Salvador's Romero, Ceren suspended after biting U.S. players during Gold Cup match

    El Salvador defender Henry Romero was suspended for his nation's next six competitive matches and midfielder Darwin Ceren for the next three, penalties announced three days after they bit American players during a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal. The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean...

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  • Jordan Spieth: 10 things to know about the British Open champion

    Jordan Spieth: 10 things to know about the British Open champion

    Jordan Spieth won the British Open on Sunday, becoming the 44th player to win three golf majors. He also holds plenty of family ties to the Lehigh Valley. Here is some background on Spieth: 1. Spieth, who turns 24 on July 27, is the second-youngest player to win three legs of golf’s Grand Slam....

  • Golf: In-Kyung Kim wins Marathon Classic

    Golf: In-Kyung Kim wins Marathon Classic

    In-Kyung Kim rallied to win the Marathon Classic at Sylvania, Ohio, to become the second two-time winner this season on the LPGA Tour. Two strokes behind 18-year-old Nelly Kim entering the round, Kim birdied six of the first nine holes and finished with an eight-under 63 for a four-stroke victory...

  • Jordan Spieth is headed toward victory at the British Open as long as he can avoid a Sunday meltdown

    Jordan Spieth is headed toward victory at the British Open as long as he can avoid a Sunday meltdown

    As well as he’s playing, Jordan Spieth could have a grip adjustment in his future. He’s one good Sunday away from wrapping his hands around the Claret Jug. Spieth shot a 5-under-par 65 on Saturday to create some distance from the field at 11 under heading into the final round of the British Open...

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