Dr. Raymond F. Waldron, a retired Baltimore dentist, a devout Roman Catholic and avid sports fan who'd resort to his rosary for encouragement whenever his team fell behind, died Friday from cancer at a daughter's Greensburg, Pa., home. He was 81.
When Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson introduced DJ Durkin as the university's 36th football coach Thursday, he kept coming back to one thing during his comments: Durkin's pedigree. By now, it's well-known that Durkin coached under Jim Harbaugh at Michigan and Stanford and under Urban Meyer at Florida and Bowling Green. He was on the same staffs as current Stanford coach David Shaw and Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn, who was the defensive coordinator for the Super Bowl XLVIII-champion
Catherine J. Cochran, who became a fixture in the civic and political life after settling in Howard County nearly 60 years ago and after raising her children went on to have a successful business career in real estate, died Sunday at Holly Hill Farm in Clarksville from heart failure. She was 85.
McDonogh coach Chris Robinson and Notre Dame Prep graduate Covie Stanwick have been named the coaches for the girls teams competing in the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic July at Towson University's Johnny Unitas Stadium.
Five Maryland players, including first-team selections midfielder Taylor Cummings, defender Megan Douty and attacker Brooke Griffin, were named All-Americans Monday by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. Loyola had three selections and Johns Hopkins, one.
Loyola cruised into the NCAA tournament with Division I's longest active streak and they kept right on rolling -- 21-3 past Bryant and 19-12 past a stunned fifth seed, Boston College -- into Saturday's quarterfinal at fourth-seeded Syracuse.
After using their first overall pick on Thursday to draft a potential franchise quarterback in Florida State¿s Jameis Winston, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers bolstered the their offensive line with Penn State tackle Donovan Smith (Owings Mills).
Virginia's surge to No. 5 after upsetting Atlantic Coast Conference rivals Duke and Boston College over the past two weeks came with some exceptional play from a core of players from Baltimore — led by freshman goalie Rachel Vander Kolk.
Navy coach Cindy Timchal added former Duke All-American Josh Dionne to her staff and Dionne has revved up the Midshipmen attack even more. Navy (10-1) ranks No. 1 in the country in points scored with 233 and is second in goals scored with 159.
Nearly five years ago, the story of University of Virginia student and lacrosse player Yeardley Love's murder made headlines when she was found beaten to death in her apartment by her ex-boyfriend George Huguely, who was later convicted of second-degree murder for her death. The tumultuous relationship prompted her family and friends to create the Yeardley Love Foundation, with the goal of ending relationship violence by developing a movement for change. The group brings its Escalation workshop
Maryland freshman attacker Megan Whittle was one of three women's lacrosse players added to the Tewaaraton Award watch list on Thursday. The McDonogh graduate, who is second on the Terps team with 25 goals, is the only freshman on the list.
The Baltimore Sun will follow Steve Smothers, Ellison Jordan and Eric Burrell as each works to improve his game while considering which college will be the best fit athletically, academically and socially.
When Maryland men's lacrosse coach John Tillman recently hit the recruiting trail, he wasn't entirely sure how players would react to a Terps program making the leap from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten, a move that became official Tuesday.
Baltimore defense attorney Gregg L. Bernstein emerged four years ago from private practice to run an aggressive campaign targeting a longtime chief prosecutor who he said had grown complacent. Now Bernstein is the one facing pointed attacks in the Democratic primary campaign.