- Defender Ali Krieger, the Washington Spirit captain who helped inspire a run to the National Women's Soccer League final last month, was traded to the Orlando Pride on Wednesday.
- Notre Dame earned the top spot in The Associated Press women's basketball preseason poll as it received 14 first-place votes from a national media panel.
- A week after being voted No. 21 in the USA Today coaches’ Top 25 poll, the Maryland men’s basketball team was selected No. 25 in the AP preseason poll.
- No. 3 Maryland (15-3, 7-1 Big Ten) won its third straight Big Ten field hockey championship outright with a 4-2 win over visiting Rutgers (9-8, 2-6) on Saturday to close the regular season.
- Joey Hurley of Annapolis took first place last Saturday in the third annual Rocktober Cup, a catch-and-release striped bass tournament.
- Orioles closer Zach Britton finished eighth in Sporting News' player voting for the Major League Baseball Player of the Year.
- Mark Turgeon is rewarded for taking the Maryland men’s basketball team to back-to-back NCAA tournaments, including the first trip to the Sweet 16 since 2003.
- California Chrome heads a full field of 14 horses for the Breeders' Cup Classic, with the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner likely to be the prohibitive favorite in the $6 million race.
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VillanovaBaltimore newsmakers, from Brooks Robinson and Cal Ripken Jr. to Oprah Winfrey, revisit the spots where they made their marks.Sophomore Gordon Wild scored a hat trick to lead No. 1 Maryland (14-0-2) to a 3-2 double-overtime win over visiting Delaware (10-6-1) in men's soccer Tuesday night.Terps senior center Brionna Jones (Aberdeen) and guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough were named unanimous preseason All-Big Ten selections.All seven members of Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker's major league coaching staff will return to the team for the 2017 season, the team announced on Twitter.Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed said he knew he had suffered a concussion during a game against the Ravens on Oct. 9 and didn't tell anyone.Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal of the season on the power play and assisted on one of T.J. Oshie's two goals as the Washington Capitals defeated the Colorado Avalanche, 3-0, on Tuesday night.Four of the Maryland Jockey Club's leading riders will trade their irons for wheels when they take part in a Sulky-Cycle Challenge on Thursday as part of Trotoberfest at Rosecroft Raceway.The Washington Wizards will start the season without their backup center and highest-paid free agent acquisition, Ian Mahinmi. On Saturday, the team announced that the center underwent surgery Friday night for a partially torn medial meniscus in his left knee.Johns Hopkins, ranked No. 8 in Division III football, scored 35 points in a span of just under 15 minutes between the second and third quarters to turn a tight game into a 45-10 victory at Dickinson on Friday night.Former Maryland point guard Anjale Barrett was named the Terps' director of recruiting operations and player personnel.Maryland junior guard Melo Trimble was one of 10 players named preseason All-Big Ten Conference on Tuesday, as voted on by league media members.With an 0-2 record in the Colonial Athletic Association, Towson needs to start a winning streak to have any chance of making the tournament.St. Frances girls basketball senior Mia Davis, an All-Metro first-team forward and powerful rebounder, committed Wednesday to play for Temple.In the days after he announced on Twitter his plans to leave Duquesne following graduation last summer, then-junior forward L.G. Gill became one of the most highly sought transfers in the country.Anthony Longpre moved to Maryland from Quebec for high school. He'll stay in the U.S. for college, playing basketball for Saint Joseph's.Marylanders Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Tatyana McFadden and Brad Snyder won Team USA Awards at the United States Olympic Committee's live taping of its Best of the Games ceremony Wednesday night at Georgetown in Washington."I led people on that I was going to UM. If I would have gone to college it was going to be Maryland. I was going to shock 'em all."Terry Nolan Jr. picked Chattanooga over Siena, Boston U., Delaware, Hofstra, Loyola, Murray State, NJIT, Northeastern, Quinnipiac, Southern Utah and Towson.For the time being, here's what the Maryland women's basketball team knows about next summer's World University Games in Taiwan: A United State All-Star team isn't going, as it had for the past four appearances. The Terps will represent the country instead, quite happily. And ... yeah, that's about it.Ahead of the Maryland women's basketball team's trip to Italy on Friday, the Terps were given a class project. Players would be traveling soon to Rome,Loyola Maryland men's lacrosse hires former Virginia offensive coordinator Marc Van Arsdale for same positionWith Pat Summitt's death Tuesday morning at age 64, that is how Briana Hutchen chose to remember her: as the icon whose goodness as a person and greatness as a coach prompted a postgame standing ovation in an opposing gym and a beeline of rival players to approach her and say: "As a little girl, I always wanted to play for Tennessee."After Thursday¿s NBA draft, Maryland guard Melo Trimble¿s decision not to hire an agent is looking better than it did even back when he made it in April.Robert Carter Jr. seemed to be off the radar of most NBA scouts when he regained his eligibility last season at Maryland. He had sat out a season because ofWith Father's Day on Sunday, The Baltimore Sun surveyed local athletes, from Orioles and Ravens to Terps and Greyhounds, for cherished memories of their dads. The remembrances are as unique as the relationships they spring from, but in each there are virtues of fatherhood: love, patience, pride. And because these are athletes, after all, there are sports.The first inkling about Len Bias came the summer before his freshman year at Maryland when he played in the well-respected Urban Coalition league in Washington. The league was made up mostly of college players, local NBA players and a few older playground legends.Promoters hope video gaming is beginning to translate to audiences as the gaming industry tries to turn mythical-world competitions into real-life spectators, sponsors and profits. So-called eSports tournaments are spreading in popularity as sponsors buy in, players become cult celebrities and an increasing number of games are streamed online and even televised.One name linked to the Princeton opening is Shawn Nadelen, who just guided Towson to the NCAA tournament quarterfinals for the first time since 2003.