| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:36 PM
Rules on claiming horses toughened
The Maryland Racing Commission toughened its rules on claiming horses at its monthly meeting Wednesday, addressing an issue that some believe might have contributed to an early-year spike in racetrack...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:08 PM
The group of veteran slotbacks who handled most of the work at the position have departed Navy's football program.
A former starting quarterback heads into his senior season without much chance of unseating an incumbent who was electric as a freshman...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 3:09 PM
As Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo and offensive coordinator Ivin Jasper broke down film from the team's 2012 season, they noticed that the Midshipmen didn't look out of sync when freshman quarterback Keenan Reynolds took the snap out of a shotgun formation....
| May 31, 2013
| 6:50 PM
The Navy is investigating the alleged sexual assault last year of a female midshipman at the Naval Academy by three members of the football team, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed Friday.
The woman has told investigators she remembers little of the...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Brye French looked at Navy spring football practice a little differently during his first two years at the academy. It was a time Frye put on another kind of helmet and shoulder pads, picked up a lacrosse stick and gave football a rest.
That changed last...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 2:08 PM
There were times in recent seasons when Navy's offense would go weeks without making any huge gaffes. The snaps from center Brady DeMell to quarterbacks Ricky Dobbs and Kriss Proctor would be crisp, and thehandoffs from Dobbs and Proctor to fullbacks...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:52 PM
The biggest crowd Nick Sloan said he has kicked in front of was about 1,000 fans during his high school years in San Diego. The biggest kick Sloan ever made came last year, when he made a 39-yard field goal with three seconds left to help the Naval...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The painting is hung prominently in the private office of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Titled "Wide Left," it shows an oversized football, a tiny goal post and the final score of 23-20, collectively representing the end of last year's AFC...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Jimmy Smith knew it was real the first time he walked up the big hill to football practice, his 18-year-old lungs unable to find enough air. In the years that followed, the images of husky linemen, gasping on the sidelines, only confirmed the potency of...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 7:27 PM
A little more than a month into the season, Navy had lost to all three Football Bowl Subdivision opponents it had played, and the closest result in any of those beatings was 12-0 at home to San Jose State.
Then came a road game against Air Force,...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The life of a Navy football player usually reflects the regimented daily grind of a typical midshipman. There is one major difference: on the field, the route taken by many of Ken Niumatalolo's players is not always like an early morning march, a ramrod...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Towson coach Rob Ambrose was having a conversation with his agent this spring and asked if he knew anyone interested in joining his staff to work with the defensive line.
Ambrose's agent, Dennis Cordell, mentioned a very familiar name — former...