This week 40 years ago, the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Buffalo Sabres to win the Stanley Cup, President Gerald Ford slipped on the stairway getting off Air Force One, "The French Connection II" ruled the box office and the following songs were the most popular in the U.S., according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
Johns Hopkins men's coach Dave Pietramala, North Carolina women's coach Jenny Levy (Roland Park) and former Washington Capitals center Bill Clement will be among the speakers at the 2014 US Lacrosse National Convention, the organization announced Thursday.
Adam Jones' tweets about having a banana thrown at him Sunday by a fan at AT&T Park have made the incident a national topic of conversation, and the Giants today issued an apology to the Orioles center fielder.
Baltimore-based The Cordish Cos., known for pairing urban-style entertainment districts with sports venues, will work with the San Francisco Giants to build a $1.6 billion waterfront development near the club's ballpark and is planning three more sports-anchored projects in Las Vegas, Portland and St. Louis..
With five games left in the regular season, the Capitals have pretty much locked up the Southeast Division title and are likely to secure the second seed in the Eastern Conference. But Washington coach Bruce Boudreau doesn't want his team to let up.
The Capitals' caliber of play with a dozen games left to go is light years away from what we saw last season when they moon-walked their way into the playoffs and then to D.C. area golf courses. Washington is the hottest team in hockey, and teams with momentum heading into the playoffs are especially dangerous in the NHL.