Reporter Eduardo A. Encina, who covers the Orioles for The Baltimore Sun, has been named a first-time winner of the Maryland Sportswriter of the Year award by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.
The nearly five-year-old bachelor's of nursing program allows students to take community college and university classes at the same time, trimming about a year off the education regimen and allowing them to pay community college rates for much of their tuition.
Whether Maryland's draft regulations regarding fracking are truly the most stringent as some have claimed is debatable, but it is also irrelevant. They fail to adequately protect public health and the environment, and that is all that matters. For example, these "most stringent" regulations loosen safeguards to protect our water.
Tony Donatelli broke a 4-4 tie late in the third quarter and scored the game's next two goals in the fourth as the visiting Blast (5-2) pulled away for an 8-4 win over the Dallas Sidekicks (4-5) in the first game between the onetime rivals since 2004.
Top-seeded Maryland defeated No. 3 seed Wisconsin, 2-1, in the Big Ten men's soccer championship game Sunday in Westfield, Ind., to win its fifth straight conference tournament crown, including Atlantic Coast Conference titles in 2012 and 2013.
Sabrina D'Angelo made three saves in the penalty shootout as the Western New York Flash won the National Women's Soccer League championship on penalty kicks, 3-2, after a 2-2 draw with the Washington Spirit on Sunday.
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.
Following a 17 percent rise in roadway deaths in Maryland in 2015, the federal government has awarded more than $12.5 million in grant money to police departments and road safety advocates in the state to encourage better driving habits and reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries in the state, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday.
Tatyana McFadden, a wheelchair racer from Clarksville who attended Atholton, won the silver medal after a photo finish in the women's marathon T54 on Sunday, the final day of competition at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Zack Bednarczyk threw three touchdown passes and Rob Rolle returned an interception 100 yards for a score to lead host Villanova to a 40-21 victory over Towson in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams Saturday.