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  • Digest (Sept. 15): De Francis Dash opensLaurel turf showcases

    Digest (Sept. 15): De Francis Dash opensLaurel turf showcases

    Horse racing Today's Fall Festival of Racing at Laurel Park features the $250,000 De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) and six other stakes. The 26th running of the 6-furlong De Francis for 3-year-olds and up highlights a 12-race program worth $900,000 in purses. Post time is 1:10 p.m. Laurel will host...

  • Digest (Sept. 14): Wizards retiring Phil Chenier's number

    Digest (Sept. 14): Wizards retiring Phil Chenier's number

    The Washington Wizards will retire Phil Chenier's No. 45 on March 23 before the Wizards' game against the Denver Nuggets. Chenier played nine seasons with the Washington Bullets (including the 1977-78 championship season) and spent 33 seasons as the team's television color analyst. He will join...

  • Digest (Sept. 13): Millersville's Nocar rallies for Senior Amateur title

    Digest (Sept. 13): Millersville's Nocar rallies for Senior Amateur title

    David Nocar of Millersville made two late birdies to finish with a 146 (71-75) to win the 89th Senior Amateur championship of the Maryland State Golf Association at rainy Worthington Manor Golf Club in Urbana on Wednesday. Craig Ostrom went from last place to a tie for first with the tournament's...

  • Digest (Sept. 12): Terps, Towson to play Team USA at classic

    Digest (Sept. 12): Terps, Towson to play Team USA at classic

    The Maryland and Towson men's lacrosse teams will be featured in games during the Team USA Fall Classic on the weekend of Oct. 7-8 on William G. Tierney Field at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks. The United States men's training team will play defending national champion Maryland on Oct. 7 at...

  • Digest: Toliver scores 32, hits record 9 3-pointers to lead Mystics to semis

    Digest: Toliver scores 32, hits record 9 3-pointers to lead Mystics to semis

    Kristi Toliver (Maryland) scored 32 points, hitting a WNBA playoff-record nine 3-pointers, to lead the Washington Mystics to an 82-68 victory over the host New York Liberty on Sunday. The Mystics will face the Lynx in the semifinals with Game 1 of the best-of-five series in Minnesota on Tuesday...

  • Digest (Sept. 9): Stevenson wins 9th straight in volleyball

    Digest (Sept. 9): Stevenson wins 9th straight in volleyball

    Stevenson extended its season-opening win streak to nine matches with two wins at the Buttermaker Tournament hosted by Muhlenberg College on Saturday. The Mustangs defeated Virginia Wesleyan 3-1, then posted a 3-0 sweep of Neumann. Against Virginia Wesleyan (5-3), Stevenson prevailed 26-24, 20-25,...

  • Digest (Sept. 8): Baysox host auction for Harvey victims

    Digest (Sept. 8): Baysox host auction for Harvey victims

    In conjunction with Minor League Baseball Charities, Double-A Bowie is participating in an online auction to provide relief to the MiLB communities that have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. MiLB will match all donations provided by its teams, up to $10,000. Items the Baysox have put up for bid...

  • Digest (Sept. 7): Redskins' Davis hosting clothing drive for needy

    Digest (Sept. 7): Redskins' Davis hosting clothing drive for needy

    With cooler temperatures around the corner, Redskins tight end Vernon Davis wants to bring awareness to youth homelessness. He's hosting a clothing drive on Friday in Washington to kick off Vernon's Closet, intended to "raise awareness and support for homeless and community in need." It's the second...

  • Digest (Sept. 6): Laurel Park opens fall meet on Friday

    Digest (Sept. 6): Laurel Park opens fall meet on Friday

    Laurel Park begins its 60-day fall stand with a nine-race program Friday. Ninety-two horses are entered for opening day with a first-race post time of 1:10 p.m. Five races are scheduled for Laurel's turf course, with the remainder over its refurbished main track. Friday's featured event comes in...

  • Digest (Sept. 5): Baseball umpires for Orioles series visit kids at Johns Hopkins

    Digest (Sept. 5): Baseball umpires for Orioles series visit kids at Johns Hopkins

    Major league umpires Jeff Kellogg, James Hoye and Will Little, part of the crew working the Orioles-New York Yankees game Tuesday night, visited Johns Hopkins Children's Center as part of the UMPS CARE Charities BLUE for Kids program. The crew, along with the Oriole Bird and Casey Cares Foundation,...

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