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Morgan men picked for 3rd in MEAC basketball; Coppin 6th

Eagles' Taariq Cephas, Bears' Blake Bozeman honored on preseason teams

Morgan State was picked Thursday to finish third in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference preseason men's basketball poll. The Bears will be looking for their third NCAA tournament bid under coach Todd Bozeman. Coppin State was picked to finish sixth in the conference under first-year coach Michael Grant, and senior guard Taariq Cephas was named to the preseason All-MEAC first team. Morgan State senior guard Blake Bozeman was selected to the third team. UMES was predicted to finish 12th.

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Men's college soccer: Maryland pushed its winning streak to three games with a 2-0 shutout of Lehigh (6-6) on Wednesday night in College Park. Mikias Eticha accounted for both goals, scoring in the 33rd and 72nd minutes, as the Terps (6-5-2) pushed their shutout streak to 270 consecutive minutes. On Eticha's second goal, rookie George Campbell (McDonogh) beat his defender down the far sideline and found Jereme Raley, who sent it to Eticha for the goal.

College football: The Colonial Athletic Association nominated Towson senior Ryan Delaire and Maine junior Khari Al-Mateen (Poly) for the Chuck Boone Leadership Award, which rewards leadership, integrity, teamwork and sportsmanship in academics and athletics.

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Indoor soccer: Blast veteran defender Pat Healey has been named to the preliminary U.S. National Arena Soccer Team roster for this weekend's exhibition games against the Mexican Arena National Soccer Team and the Major Arena Soccer League's Las Vegas Legends. The games are in preparation for the 2015 World Mini-Football Federation World Cup during the spring.

Glenn Graham

NFL: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said defensive end Stephen Bowen and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson, who both returned to practice Wednesday after dealing with knee injuries, are making progress. Rookie offensive linemen Morgan Moses and Spencer Long are showing continued improvement, but Gruden implied that neither is close to supplanting a starter in the lineup.

Liz Clarke, The Washington Post

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NBA: The Washington Wizards waived center Daniel Orton. Orton, who played at Kentucky, did not appear in a preseason game.

Jorge Castillo, The Washington Post

Equestrian: The Maryland Horse Industry Board will present its September and October Touch of Class Awards to Grace Fulton of Finksburg and Kc van Aarem, teenage riders who were on winning teams at the North American Junior and Young Rider Championships this summer in Lexington, Ky. Fulton's award will be presented today at 1 p.m. at the Fair Hill International three-day event in Elkton.

Golf: Women on Course — a golf-lifestyle networking organization and division of Billy Casper Golf — has become title sponsor of the 16th annual Maryland Women's Open Championship on Monday and Tuesday at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda.

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