When Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman didn't see much playing time as a kid, his father Clair motivated him. And Gausman gleaned the same passion for pitching that his dad had being a college football official.
Maryland women's basketball seniors Brionna Jones (Aberdeen) and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough will have their jerseys honored in the rafters of Xfinity Center immediately after their Senior Day game against Minnesota on Feb. 26.
Shaquil Barrett left Baltimore as a 15-year-old, seeking structure and motivation, and wanting to avoid getting caught in a trap that had ensnared so many teenagers around him. He has since been to many places in between. His latest stop might be the most improbable one of them all. Barrett, a reserve outside linebacker and special teams standout for the Denver Broncos, will play in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday.
Considering what Navy's Keenan Reynolds had done to Hawaii a week ago, the South Alabama football team couldn't be blamed for focusing its defensive efforts on the sophomore quarterback Saturday. But the Jaguars forgot to account for Darius Staten.
A decision about this week's college football game between Navy and Air Force in Annapolis will be made Thursday after "a legal review" is completed on how the game will be funded and staffed during the government shutdown, a U.S. Department of Defense senior official said Wednesday.
When wide receiver Deon Long and quarterback Ricardo Young take the field at Byrd Stadium on Saturday for the start of the Maryland football team's spring practice, it will mark the end of what has been a long and sometimes exhausting journey for both.
Maryland basketball coach Mark Turgeon is not apologizing for the schedule that has helped produce the program's longest winning streak in more than a decade. Nor is Turgeon worried about whether Maryland is ready for its ACC opener Saturday against Virginia Tech.
When Shaquil Barrett followed his brother Kevin from Baltimore to Nebraska for high school, they planned on staying together during college as well. But now Shaquil is a linebacker at Colorado State, while Kevin is a heavyweight at Nebraska-Kearney.
Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Saturday that he has been assured by Big East commissioner John Marinatto that the league has yet to extend bids to five schools, including Air Force, as reported by ESPN, adding that the Midshipmen are still in discussions to join the restructured league.
The coordinators of football officiating for the Mountain West Conference and the Big 12 said Monday that the back judge in Saturday's Navy-Air Force game made the right decision in issuing a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty against Navy quarterback Kriss Proctor