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  • Where do FBI employees live? It's anyone's guess

    Where do FBI employees live? It's anyone's guess
    In the battle to lure the new FBI headquarters to Prince George's County, state officials frequently point to a study that finds the largest share of the agency's employees live in Maryland. The only problem with the statistic: It doesn't take into...
  • Late goals by ex-Terps Sieverts, Snider give Outlaws title, 12-11

    Late goals by ex-Terps Sieverts, Snider give Outlaws title, 12-11
    Major League Lacrosse Late goals by ex-Terps Sieverts, Snider give Outlaws title, 12-11 Maryland alumnus Drew Snider scored on a high shot in transition from 15 yards out with 56 seconds left for the game-winner as the Denver Outlaws rallied to earn...
  • Baltimore's Larry Collmus named NYRA's next race caller

    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...
  • Medical reasons force Navy linebacker Maika Polamalu to retire

    Navy football Medical reasons force LB Polamalu to retire Navy football senior Maika Polamalu has been forced to retire from the team because of medical reasons. Coach Ken Niumatalolo confirmed after Tuesday's practice that team doctors determined...
  • Katy Perry brings 'Prismatic' spectacle to Verizon Center

    Katy Perry brings 'Prismatic' spectacle to Verizon Center
    Strolling within a mile radius of Verizon Center Wednesday night must have made for an unusual sight: Thousands of young girls walked in the same direction — donning royal blue, synthetic wigs — and hoisting posters that read “Roar&...
  • Otto Porter, Glen Rice Jr. ready for summer with Wizards

    Otto Porter, Glen Rice Jr. ready for summer with Wizards
    WASHINGTON — All Otto Porter Jr. and Glen Rice Jr. could do last season was sit, watch and wait. They wanted to play, thought they should have played, but understood that there was little time for rookies to find their way on a Washington Wizards...
  • The Black Keys to play Baltimore Arena in December

    The Black Keys to play Baltimore Arena in December
    In support of their new album, "Turn Blue" (out Tuesday), The Black Keys will embark on a worldwide tour that will last almost to Christmas, and Baltimore is on the itinerary. The Grammy-winning Ohio rock act will headline Baltimore Arena on Dec. 4....
  • Wizards on brink of exit after late collapse in Game 4 loss to Pacers, 95-92

    Wizards on brink of exit after late collapse in Game 4 loss to Pacers, 95-92
    WASHINGTON — John Wall was wide open at the 3-point line, the Verizon Center crowd screaming for him to shoot, his teammates joining the chorus on the bench. Wall hesitated, pulled back and passed. With another chance to tie, Trevor Ariza tossed a...
  • Wizards' third-quarter woes have Pacers nearing a knockout fourth win

    Wizards' third-quarter woes have Pacers nearing a knockout fourth win
    WASHINGTON — The offense was dragging and desperately in need of some direction when coach Randy Wittman called on his most tested veterans to serve up a lesson in ball movement, hustle and huge shots. With Andre Miller putting on a point guard...
  • Washington Capitals won't play preseason game in Baltimore this year

    Washington Capitals won't play preseason game in Baltimore this year
    The Washington Capitals have confirmed they will not be making the trip to Baltimore Arena for a preseason game this year. The NHL team had hosted the Baltimore Hockey Classic exhibition here in two of the past three years. "The Baltimore Hockey...
  • Benimon and Usher follow similar paths seeking NBA dreams

    WASHINGTON -- When Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman broke the huddle, concluding a pre-draft workout for NBA prospects at the Verizon Center Thursday, Towson forward Jerrelle Benimon proceeded to the sideline with his head down. Benimon...
  • Maryland AD Kevin Anderson says 'I totally support' coach Mark Turgeon

    Maryland AD Kevin Anderson says 'I totally support' coach Mark Turgeon
    WASHINGTON -- The Big Ten men’s basketball tournament trophy was displayed to the right of where Kevin Anderson was sitting on an occasion that ordinarily would have offered Maryland’s athletic director a chance to imagine the Terps...