| May 21, 2013
| 4:07 PM
The Maryland state school board adopted regulations Tuesday that require more concussion training for those responsible for student-athletes and beef up protocols for addressing head injuries.
In addition, the board will convene an advisory board to...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Taylor Cook and Nate Babcock may not be St. Mary’s most dangerous midfielders, but they are the team’s most athletic. And the Seahawks have enjoyed a three-game winning streak despite the pair’s absence.
Coach Chris Hasbrouck said...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:43 PM
LaVar Arrington was one of the nation's highest-rated linebackers in the nation during his high school and college career. He was named Parade National Player of the Year after his senior year at North Hills Senior High School in Pittsburgh, and he was...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Anthony "A.J." Williams works in science by day and in the sweet science by night.
He's accustomed to the good-natured verbal jabs he takes about his pursuit of a boxing career.
"They actually just make jokes about it all day every day," the 26-year-...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:24 PM
— In three weeks the Orioles will take the field against the Tampa Bay Rays on Opening Day in St. Petersburg, Fla., and Brian Roberts is expected to be starting at second base.
Nothing new there.
Roberts, the former All-Star and once the face of...
| May 22, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Tens of thousands of lives have been saved over the years because Americans more routinely wear seat belts and don't drive drunk.
But there are other public health threats from those who text while driving or overdose on prescription drugs.
That's why a...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:15 AM
Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions.
While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:45 PM
I heard the oldies station playing the Bob Dylan tune "The Times They Are a-Changin'," and the famous line could well apply to the seismic cultural change surrounding sports concussions.
Not so long ago, the injury was hardly a headliner. A "ding" was...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 6:55 PM
There is no greater challenge than to appropriately balance a sport's integrity with injury risk. And there is also no greater responsibility for a sport's national governing body. Since the formation of US Lacrosse in 1998, the investigation of...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The Ravens’ scouting system, envied around the league, has remained remarkably consistent under General Manager Ozzie Newsome.
There have been a few tweaks along the way to adapt to technology and the times, but the organization still doesn’t...
| May 28, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Junior long-stick midfielder Jesse Bernhardt was conscious and walking around the field level of Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., after briefly losing consciousness in the fourth quarter of Maryland’s 9-3 loss to Loyola in Monday’s...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:47 PM
During a public hearing Monday about preventing concussions in student-athletes, the state Board of Physicians questioned why the issue has not been included in a task force's work and offered its assistance.
The Maryland State Department of Education...