| Aug 21, 2014
State Fair meet runs Friday to Labor Day
The second season of horse racing in Maryland begins Friday with nine races at the Maryland State Fair, the only fair east of the Mississippi that still conducts a sanctioned thoroughbred meeting....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Ravens free safety Darian Stewart delivered such a punishing tackle two years ago while playing for the St. Louis Rams that the impact knocked Arizona Cardinals running back Ryan Williams off his feet and sent him crashing to the ground.
The big hit...
| Aug 16, 2014
Maryland men's lacrosse attackman Benjamin Chisolm was cleared in a Virginia sexual assault case Thursday after being accused of molesting a woman at a concert, Chisolm's lawyer said. Prosecutors dropped the felony sex assault charge against...
| Aug 19, 2014
Incoming Maryland men's basketball freshman Dion Wiley has been one of the top players during Global Sports Academy's 2014 Men's Basketball Goodwill tour across Europe. With just one game remaining, Wiley has led his squad in scoring in each of the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:06 PM
The NCAA rules committee’s decision on Thursday not to recommend a shot clock for the 2015 season drew a mixed reaction from a pair of area Division I men’s lacrosse coaches.
A shot clock had been a heavily debated topic as players,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 8:16 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Maryland's men's basketball team will play one "Super Tuesday" game on ESPN in 2015, facing Wisconsin at the Xfinity Center at 7 p.m. on Feb. 24.
ESPN's "Super Tuesday" schedule -- which features a game from the Big Ten and SEC each week -- was...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore City schools chief Gregory Thornton says making sure every student is ready for college or work when they graduate from high school will be his Job No. 1 when classes begin next week. For Mr. Thornton, college readiness is a quick shorthand...
| Aug 14, 2014
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:48 PM
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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:03 PM
The University of Maryland's Comcast Center, home of the school's basketball teams, is being renamed the Xfinity Center at the request of the media and technology giant, which is eager to promote its "Xfinity" brand.
Comcast has held naming rights...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Shawne Merriman dreamed of becoming either a professional football player or a professional wrestler while growing up in Upper Marlboro.
While his NFL dream was completed with his retirement last year, his wrestling dream is on its way to becoming a...