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  • NFL officials are bringing balance back to football

    NFL officials are bringing balance back to football
    Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees was having a conversation with league officials before a recent preseason game when he jokingly said what many defensive backs are thinking these days. His point, though, was valid. "There is more contact now...
  • Under Armour in tussle to try to pull NBA's Kevin Durant away from Nike

    Under Armour in tussle to try to pull NBA's Kevin Durant away from Nike
    Under Armour is working to land NBA superstar Kevin Durant as a pitch man — a sponsorship deal that could be one of the largest ever signed and give the Baltimore company a major inroad into the lucrative basketball marketplace. Signing the popular...
  • Laurel hosted educational experiments in the 1970s [History Matters]

    Laurel hosted educational experiments in the 1970s [History Matters]
    Student activism in the late 1960s spawned a wave of educational reform, and students were emboldened by the new national attitude inviting their participation. One of the initiatives created during this period was the Experiment in Free Form Education,...
  • Aquille Carr close to signing with Canadian basketball team

    Aquille Carr close to signing with Canadian basketball team
    When Aquille Carr was not selected in June’s NBA draft, the one-time Patterson star shopped his services as far overseas as Israel. As it turns out, the “Crimestopper” might be able to continue his career without leaving the continent....
  • Terps, UMBC, Navy in top 30 of preseason soccer rankings

    Men's college soccer NCAA Division I runner-up Maryland leads a trio of local schools in College Soccer News' preseason top-30 rankings. The third-ranked Terps come in behind only defending national champion Notre Dame, which beat them for the title...
  • Sports on TV

    WEEKEND TV HIGHLIGHTS SATURDAY'S HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || NASCAR || Sprint: Pure Michigan 400, practice || ESPN28:30 a.m. || || N'wide: Children's Hosp. 200, qual. || ESPN29:30 a.m. || || Truck Series: Michigan, qualifying || FS19:30 a.m. ||...
  • Baltimore's Larry Collmus named NYRA's next race caller

    Baltimore native Larry Collmus, the voice of the Triple Crown and the Breeders' Cup for NBC Sports, was named the New York Racing Association's next race caller. He will be succeeding Tom Durkin. Collmus will continue to call races at Churchill Downs...
  • 10 stakes races added to Laurel Park fall schedule

    The Maryland Jockey Club on Tuesday announced the addition of 10 more stakes to the Laurel Park fall schedule. The Maryland Horse Breeders Association has inserted five Maryland-bred and/or Maryland-sired races into the mix: the All Brandy Stakes (Sept....
  • Mark Millon becomes director of development for Breakers

    Mark Millon becomes director of development for Breakers
    Boys lacrosse Millon becomes director of development for Breakers National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member Mark Millon was hired by the Baltimore Breakers as director of player and coach development. The former U.S. national team player has worked with...
  • Ex-Oriole Mussina to enter Little League Hall of Excellence

    Ex-Oriole Mussina to enter Little League Hall of Excellence
    Baseball Mussina to enter Little League Hall Former Orioles pitcher Mike Mussina will be enshrined in the Little League Museum's Hall of Excellence on Aug. 24 at the 68th Little League World Series in Williamsport Pa. The ceremony will be held...
  • Gary Williams reflects on enshrinement into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

    Gary Williams reflects on enshrinement into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The ride from Collingswood, N.J., to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame takes about four hours by car. Fueled by a passion for the game very few possess, a South Jersey gym rat named Gary Williams arrived here in...
  • Former Terps coach Gary Williams on turning the corner, considering the NBA and more

    Former Terps coach Gary Williams on turning the corner, considering the NBA and more
    Former Maryland men's basketball coach Gary Wlliams reflected on his career during an interview with The Baltimore Sun on Tuesday. Read more about Williams' impending induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame here. On when Maryland...