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Gary Williams, Scott Van Pelt on Maryland basketball: 'A different type of year'

Former Maryland men's basketball coach Gary Williams and "SportsCenter" host Scott Van Pelt were on hand for the Cal Ripken Sr.

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Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr.'s cleats draw attention to domestic violence

With the Ravens not playing Sunday, wide receiver Steve Smith Sr.

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Orioles' Adam Jones goes undercover in classroom, gets animated on Cartoon Network

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has long been renowned for his involvement in the Baltimore community, and during this past season, the five-time All-Star partnered with the #MLBmemorybank program to go undercover at a local school.

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Orioles closer Zach Britton's 'game-used' postseason jersey sells for $2,650

It is technically an artifact: Britton, who went 47-for-47 in save opportunities and posted a 0.54 ERA this season, never had to break a sweat in it during the Orioles' loss to the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League wild-card game.

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Former Gilman quarterback Kai Locksley transferring from Texas after season

Locksley, a two-time All-Metro second-team selection, redshirted last season and switched to wide receiver this offseason.

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Baltimore native, Army veteran Isaiah Brock cleared to play basketball at Oakland

Oakland men's basketball player and Baltimore native Isaiah Brock, an Army veteran who had been deemed ineligible this season because of poor high school grades, was cleared to play by the NCAA on Monday.

Oakland appealed the NCAA's ruling Thursday, which was based on Brock's academic profile when he graduated from Forest Park in 2011, and added a letter of support from U.S. Rep.

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