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  • Marilyn Little and her equine teammates eye World Equestrian Games

    Marilyn Little and her equine teammates eye World Equestrian Games
    Marilyn Little grew up with horses. "Horses were my playmates in the afternoon," said the Frederick native. "I was really lucky to have that. … It's served me well." As a competitor on the international equestrian scene, Little is making the...
  • After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA

    After slow start, ex-Terp Alex Len getting used to NBA
    Life is good again for Alex Len. The ankle injury that caused him so much pain toward the end of his two-year career at Maryland has healed. His new team, the Phoenix Suns, has been the biggest surprise in the NBA this season. His progress slowed by...
  • ACC tournament has never truly been Maryland's party

    ACC tournament has never truly been Maryland's party
    For years, the Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament has had a distinctly North Carolina flavor, characterized by barbecue joints, sweet tea, Waffle House restaurants and southern drawls. As familiar as Maryland became with Greensboro...
  • Kid Cruz rallies to win Laurel's Private Terms Stakes

    Kid Cruz rallies to win Laurel's Private Terms Stakes
    Laurel Park Kid Cruz rallies to win Private Terms Stakes Kid Cruz charged from the back of the pack, wrested the lead in the deep stretch and drew away to win the $100,000 Private Terms Stakes over nine other 3-year-olds Saturday at Laurel Park....
  • Dan Deacon announces dates on Arcade Fire's tour

    Dan Deacon announces dates on Arcade Fire's tour
    Baltimore electro-maestro Dan Deacon will open for Arcade Fire, the Grammy-winning indie rock act from Montreal, on select dates of the band's Reflektor Tour, according to a press release and Deacon's Twitter account. The dates are in March, and the...
  • Happier than ever, Kanye West digs deep in catalog for 'Yeezus' show

    Happier than ever, Kanye West digs deep in catalog for 'Yeezus' show
    Kanye West knows he is often painted as a brooding egotist, but during his Baltimore Arena concert Friday night, the 36-year-old rapper wanted fans to know he was happy. “Don’t believe the pictures of me looking mad,” West told the...
  • Against Virginia, Terps seek to keep momentum rolling with another win

    Against Virginia, Terps seek to keep momentum rolling with another win
    The Maryland basketball team has teased its fans — and its coach — many times this season. The Terps have often followed promising performances, such as Saturday's 83-71 win over Florida State at Comcast Center, with perplexing ones. More...
  • Ovechkin's overtime goal beats Red Wings, 6-5

    Ovechkin's overtime goal beats Red Wings, 6-5
    The Detroit Red Wings made their intentions clear from the start Sunday at Verizon Center. If the Washington Capitals were on the power play, Detroit would dedicate one player solely to shadowing Alex Ovechkin to take the NHL's leading scorer out of the...
  • Brewers sign former Oriole Mark Reynolds

    Brewers sign former Oriole Mark Reynolds
    Et cetera Brewers sign former Oriole Mark Reynolds The Milwaukee Brewers signed veteran free-agent first baseman-third baseman Mark Reynolds to a minor league deal Friday. Reynolds, a former Oriole, will get a $2 million salary with an additional...
  • UFC coming to Baltimore with Jon Jones in main event

    UFC coming to Baltimore with Jon Jones in main event
    Ultimate Fighting Championship will make its Baltimore debut in April with a card headlined by light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The show, scheduled for April 26 at the Baltimore Arena, is expected to be one of the mixed-martial-arts promotion’...
  • Wizards owner Leonsis explains Verizon Center roof leak

    NBA Wizards owner Leonsis explains arena roof leak Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis wasn't in attendance Saturday at Verizon Center for his team's fourth straight home loss, but he did address roof leaks that contributed to two delays totaling 57...
  • D.C. United gets Eddie Johnson in deal with Sounders

    Et cetera United gets Eddie Johnson in deal with Sounders D.C. United has acquired U.S. national team forward Eddie Johnson from the Seattle Sounders, a blockbuster move by a Major League Soccer club starved for a proven scorer after the worst season in...