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  • Shemar Moore, Anthony Anderson Pitch Sports Movies at 2014 ESPYS

    Hollywood and the sports world played together nicely for ESPN's 2014 ESPYS award ceremony. The mixture of stars, stand-up comedy and speeches at the annual telecast at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre created a light yet sometimes highly emotional atmosphere...
  • Tony Dungy says he wouldn't have drafted Michael Sam

    Former NFL coach Tony Dungy is receiving criticism for saying that he wouldn't have drafted Michael Sam, the league's first openly gay player. "Not because I don't believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but I wouldn't want to deal with all of...
  • Scholar Athlete Gear concludes stellar career

    Winters Mill graduate Andrew Gear spoke last week as valedictorian at St. Mary's College of Maryland commencement. With a triple major in Political Science, English and Public Policy. Gear carries a lifetime 4.0 GPA as he moves on to University of...
  • College Notebook: NCAA lax playoffs have local flare

    The biggest weekend on the college lacrosse calendar is here, with all but the already-completed Division II women's NCAA tournament to be decided by Memorial Day. Six former county players are members of three teams still alive in their respective...
  • Black America needs a 'Let's Move' campaign against smoking

    Black America needs a 'Let's Move' campaign against smoking
    In recent years, promoting healthy eating to help prevent a bevy of health woes has become the primary focus for health advocates within the black community. In part due to greater media attention and high-profile representatives, other issues have also...
  • Robin Roberts is gay: Thanks longtime girlfriend in Facebook post

    Robin Roberts has revealed that she is a lesbian, going public with the fact that she has been in a "longtime" same-sex relationship in a reflective message to fans.  The "Good Morning America" host publicly battled breast cancer in 2007 and was...
  • U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers

    U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers
    NEW YORK — Venus Williams was dressed as if going to a garden party, her outfit covered in flowers that could only come from imagination and not reality. And some of her hair was dyed pink to match the flowers. But Williams came to Arthur Ashe...
  • Defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray upset by Stan Wawrinka

    Defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray upset by Stan Wawrinka
    NEW YORK -- On match point, Stan Wawrinka held three tennis balls in his hand. He finally picked one to serve and it wasn't a winner. He did the same thing on his second match point. Correct choice. Wawrinka, a 28-year-old from Switzerland, where he has...
  • 2013 ESPYs: Robin Roberts receives Arthur Ashe Courage Award

     
    "I really wanted to be a pro athlete, but there's something called 'ability' that you must have," Robin Roberts joked in receiving the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2013 ESPYS....
  • ESPYS 2013 date, time and preview on ESPN

     
    ESPYS 2013 date, time and preview on ESPN: The 21st annual ESPYS bring celebrities from sports and entertainment together to honor the major sports achievements of the past year. The 21st annual ESPYS, a gathering of celebrities from sports and...
  • UC Irvine honors scholar-athletes

    UC Irvine men's volleyball All-American Kevin Tillie was named Lauds & Laurels Outstanding Student-Athlete at the school's Salute to Scholar-Athletes banquet at the Bren Events Center to close out the school year. The award is the most prestigious...
  • Alison Riske is latest young American to pull off U.S. Open upset

    NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves but plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on Saturday....