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  • Which college team is the biggest surprise?

    Virginia Tech's a wreck Desmond Conner Hartford Courant Virginia Tech was a 101/2-point favorite against Pittsburgh, an 0-2 team that embarrassingly lost its season opener to Youngstown State and, subsequently, looked awful in its loss to Cincinnati....
  • Getting Haloti Ngata healthy is No. 1 priority for Ravens

    Getting Haloti Ngata healthy is No. 1 priority for Ravens
    The most important thing for the Ravens as they prepare for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday is to get Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata healthy. Without Ngata, the second half of the Ravens' 2012 season could go south in a hurry. The Ravens are...
  • Bits & Pieces: Towson's baseball and men's soccer programs fighting for survival

    The University of Maryland did it in July 2012 and now Towson University is following suit. The Maryland athletic program dropped seven sports and now the athletic director at Towson, Mike Waddell, is recommending for baseball and mens soccer to be cut as...
  • Orioles get big-time respect from Sports Illustrated

    Orioles get big-time respect from Sports Illustrated
    If anyone still needs confirmation that baseball in Baltimore is back and that this wild and wonderful season is for real, know this: the Orioles are on a regional cover of the Oct. 1 edition of Sports Illustrated. Pictured under a headline that reads...
  • What they're saying about the Ray Rice deal

    What they're saying about the Ray Rice deal
    The Ravens and Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice agreed to a five-year, $40 million extension Monday. Here’s what other news outlets are saying about the big deal, which makes Rice one of the NFL’s highest-paid backs. ** Matt Williamson of ESPN&...
  • Dylan Bundy to be featured on Sports Illustrated TV show and in magazine

    Dylan Bundy to be featured on Sports Illustrated TV show and in magazine
      Orioles top prospect Dylan Bundy will be featured in a segment on the premiere episode of Sports Illustrated's new television series, which debuts Tuesday night on NBC Sports Network. The 19-year-old right-hander is also the subject of a story by SI's...
  • More on Miss USA Maryland Nana Meriwether

    More on Miss USA Maryland Nana Meriwether
    Miss Maryland, you did us proud. Sunday night in Las Vegas, 27-year-old Nana Meriwether, from Potomac, finished as the runner-up in the 2012 Miss USA pageant. The title went to Miss Rhode Island, 20-year-old Olivia Culpo. Clearly, Meriwether didn't lose...
  • Orioles notebook: Wieters advises Nationals' Harper to 'just be himself'

    Orioles notebook: Wieters advises Nationals' Harper to 'just be himself'
    There's probably no position player in major league baseball — maybe ever — who can truly understand the hype that Washington Nationals 19-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper has encountered on a daily basis. But Orioles catcher Matt Wieters...
  • Wieters advises Nationals' Harper to 'just be himself'

    Wieters advises Nationals' Harper to 'just be himself'
    There’s probably no position player in major league baseball — maybe ever — who can truly understand the hype that Washington Nationals 19-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper has encountered on a daily basis. But Orioles catcher Matt...
  • What they're saying about I'll Have Another's scratch at Belmont

    What they're saying about I'll Have Another's scratch at Belmont
    You heard some derivative of the phrase over and over yesterday: "I've been around horse racing a long time, and I've never seen something like this." Or: "In all my years covering sports, I haven't had many days like this." And, so, here are some...
  • Sun list of top Md. athletes left out Joe Seivold, the greatest lacrosse player of all time

    I find it incredible that Joe Seivold, touted by Sports Illustrated magazine in 1958 as "possibly the greatest lacrosse player to ever play the game," was not included in your list of the 175 top Maryland athletes ("The top 175," May 17). Seivold began...
  • Claude Giroux named "NHL 13" cover athlete, but will he be "cursed"?

    Claude Giroux named "NHL 13" cover athlete, but will he be "cursed"?
    The speculation and apocrypha surrounding "cover curses" in sports go back at least as far as the "Sports Illustrated cover jinx." In the age of video games, the "Madden Curse" has taken up the mantle as the most hotly-debated superstition in sports...