The Blast announced the signing of veteran Major Arena Soccer League defender Jonathan Greenfield. The Cape Town, South Africa, native is in his 14th professional indoor season. Greenfield started the season as the player-coach of the Cedar Rapids Rampage, recording five assists in five games. Greenfield has also played for the Detroit Ignition, Milwaukee Wave and Blast. He has been a member of four championship teams, including the Blast in 2009. In his first stint with the Blast, Greenfield had eight goals and four assists in 24 games over two seasons. Greenfield will join the team Monday. The Blast return home this weekend to host the Syracuse Silver Knights on Saturday at 6:05 p.m. at SECU Arena.
Maryland men's basketball
Terps make cut for 4-star PG Campbell
Four-star point guard Tyger Campbell, who on Monday cut his list to Maryland, UCLA, Purdue and DePaul, reportedly is set to announce his college decision Thursday. The La Lumiere School (Ind.) standout, rated the No. 72 overall recruit in the Class of the 2018, is the Terps' highest-rated senior target remaining. The undersized Campbell initially committed to DePaul in May but reopened his recruitment in September. The Terps' interest intensified in the fall, and he took an official visit to College Park on Jan. 7. He previously had visited DePaul and Purdue, and he took his most recent official visit, to UCLA, this weekend. With Campbell's pledge, the Terps would have the nation's fourth-ranked incoming class, according to the 247Sports.com team rankings. Five-star forward Jalen Smith (Mount Saint Joseph), four-star wing Aaron Wiggins and four-star combo guard Eric Ayala already have signed.
— Jonas Shaffer
Former Towson gymnast Catanzaro reports to NXT
Kacy Catanzaro, a former Towson University gymnast who made "American Ninja Warrior" history by becoming the first woman to complete a city finals course and qualify for nationals in Las Vegas, has officially reported to NXT to begin training for a pro wrestling career, according to WWE.com. According to WWE.com, she worked out at the WWE Performance Center last year "and has been on WWE's radar ever since. ... Now, she takes her first true steps to becoming a WWE Superstar." "Mighty Kacy" reported to the performance center on Jan. 18. She recently tweeted about joining NXT, saying, "And so it begins."
Women's college basketball: Maryland sophomore guard Kaila Charles was named Big Ten Player of the Week.
College baseball: Maryland junior second baseman Nick Dunn was named to Baseball America's preseason All-America team. Dunn started 61 games in 2017, batting .261 with 13 doubles and a career-high five home runs with 32 RBIs and 40 runs scored.
Varsity girls cross country: Abbey Green of Walter Johnson High was picked as Gatorade Maryland Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. The 5-foot-5 senior won the Class 4A state meet this past season with a time of 18 minutes, 17.4 seconds, leading the Wildcats to a fourth straight first-place finish.
National Women's Soccer League: The Washington Spirit received the No. 2 overall selection in the NWSL dispersal draft to be held today at 4 p.m. The draft will move Boston Breakers players to new teams after the NWSL announced Sunday that the Breakers will cease operations.