The defending Major Arena Soccer League champion Blast showed their typical resiliency in reaching the conference final, going to Harrisburg on Wednesday and beating the Heat twice to come back for the Eastern Division series win.
Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks has tentatively pegged Trey Burke as the starting point guard for the preseason opener against the visiting Miami Heat tonight at 8, replacing the recovering John Wall.
The Blast returns home after going 2-2 on its longest road trip of the season, closing with Monday's 10-5 win against the Chicago Mustangs to clinch the Major Arena Soccer League's Eastern Division title for the second straight season.
Randy Edsall and the Maryland football coaching staff face the same challenge every year: How do you get a top prospect from Maryland or Washington, D.C., to stay home rather than choose a bigger, more prestigious football program
The Orioles dropped their Sunday matchup with the division-leading Blue Jays, 5-2. The O's are 5-5 in their past 10 games, all of which have been at home, and now head on a six-game road trip to Tampa and New York.
Morning, y¿all. I¿ve replaced Jon for today¿s Coffee Companion, where we recap yesterday¿s sports headlines, because he feels sleep is important, or something. Regardless, your daily trip to the water cooler is approaching, which means you should read up here so you¿ll have something to talk about while you¿re there.
We knew that The Shield would break up at some point. Many people, myself included, thought that the breakup would even happen at Payback. Once The Shield won so convincingly, it certainly seemed that they¿d be around longer than we expected. And many people expected that it would be Dean Ambrose, not Seth Rollins, that would make the turn.
Since the Orioles started playing never-say-die comeback baseball the second half of last season, TV viewing has spiked. In 2011, O¿s telecasts on MASN ranked 18th in ratings among the teams in Major League Baseball. So far this season, they rank fifth, and have had an 86 percent jump in ratings since 2011.
It now appears that Alex Len could become the No. 1 pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers despite being sidelined since early April after undergoing surgery to repair a partial stress fracture in his left ankle.