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  • Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too

    Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Boston-to-his-core horse owner did a slight double take when he saw a New York Giants cap in the same frame as his Kentucky Derby contender. That's what you get when you put a Long Island guy at the center of a heart-...
  • As California Chrome falls short in Belmont Stakes, new chorus of Triple Crown critics rises

    As California Chrome falls short in Belmont Stakes, new chorus of Triple Crown critics rises
    ELMONT, N.Y. — Let the debate go on. California Chrome just didn't have enough left on a beautiful Saturday afternoon here on Long Island, finishing in a dead heat for fourth place in the Belmont Stakes and disappointing a nation full of horse...
  • Six Howard County natives selected to Under Armour Underclass Tournament

    Six Howard County natives selected to Under Armour Underclass Tournament
    The Baltimore boys roster for the Under Armour All-America Underclass Lacrosse Tournament was announced Thursday. Of the 24 players selected, six were Howard County natives. Mt. Hebron rising junior Casey Dubois was one of two goalies picked for the...
  • Report says midshipman had been drinking prior to fatal crash into creek

    Report says midshipman had been drinking prior to fatal crash into creek
    A midshipman who crashed his SUV into a creek and drowned in February had been drinking at an Annapolis bar earlier that night, a Naval Academy investigation found. Midshipman Max Allen, a senior from Chesterfield, Va., had ordered a burger and...
  • Baltimore girls team set for UA All-America Underclass Lacrosse Tournament

    Baltimore girls team set for UA All-America Underclass Lacrosse Tournament
    The Baltimore girls team that will play in the Under Armour All-America Underclass Lacrosse Tournament next month at Towson University's Johnny Unitas Stadium was announced Monday. The team includes freshmen, sophomores and juniors from high schools...
  • Top two faceoff specialists to clash in Saturday's NCAA quarterfinal between Maryland, Bryant

    Top two faceoff specialists to clash in Saturday's NCAA quarterfinal between Maryland, Bryant
    Perusing the numbers, Maryland coach John Tillman acknowledged that junior Charlie Raffa is the underdog to Bryant junior Kevin Massa. And Raffa agreed with his coach – to a degree. “I suppose so, just because he is the No. 1 guy in the...
  • Duke's Jones gets better of old foe Pellegrino in rout of Hopkins

    Duke's Jones gets better of old foe Pellegrino in rout of Hopkins
    Johns Hopkins and Duke had a week to get ready for Sunday's NCAA quarterfinal matchup at Delaware Stadium. But for Duke midfielder Myles Jones and Hopkins long-stick midfielder Michael Pellegrino, whether they knew it or not, their preparation began seven...
  • Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon

    Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon
    ESPN analyst Mark Dixon was in the network’s studio in Charlotte during the broadcast of all four NCAA tournament quarterfinal games this past weekend. The former Johns Hopkins midfielder, who can be followed on Twitter via his account...
  • Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense

    Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense
    Come Monday, Duke's Casey Carroll hopes to play the game he loves while saluting the sacrifices he and others have made for their country. When better than Memorial Day for a former Army Ranger to end his college lacrosse career in the NCAA championship...
  • Landmark 100th birthday for Alice Bertela Orlando [Ellicott City]

    Happy 100th Birthday Alice Bertela Orlando! "My goal was to have 100 family members and friends at my grandmother's 100th birthday celebration, " said Suzie Mendoza about Alice Bertela Orlando, an Ellicott City resident at Lighthouse Senior Living. ...
  • Notebook: Rutgers building 'the right way'

     Notebook: Rutgers building 'the right way'
    Rutgers' 14-7 loss Thursday to Denver in the Big East semifinals ended the Scarlet Knights' season, but showed a glimmer of hope for the future. The future Big Ten team rebounded from a 2-13 2013 finish to win eight games and make the Big East...
  • Howard County residents revel in literary fame as 'Star Trek' authors

    Howard County residents revel in literary fame as 'Star Trek' authors
    The nation's space exploration program had already captivated 12-year-old Howard Weinstein's imagination when the episodes of the original "Star Trek" began airing in 1966. "The show was the coolest thing happening on TV, outside of space launches," the...