The Golden Eagles, named after Marquette, won all three rounds in the Northeast bracket to reach Baltimore as one of four surviving teams who have battled through a field of 72 in July to reach The Basketball Tournament (TBT) semifinals.
Myla Abernathy, a 2018 graduate of Arbutus Middle School, was among the top finalists in the 800-meter run (girls age 15-16 division) at the USA Track & Field Potomac Valley Association Junior Olympic Championships on Saturday.
Rij Patel of Hunt Valley shot his third straight 2-under-par 70 on Thursday to win the three-round Jos. A. Bank/David Leadbetter Championship, an American Junior Golf Association event at Cattail Creek Country Club in Glenwood.
On a team loaded with players whose parents competed in sports either professionally or collegiately, the Maryland women's basketball team benefits plenty from its cadre of second-generation stars, led by point guard Lexie Brown, daughter of former NBA star Dee Brown.
LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after saying he was going to have thumb surgery and had 26 points and nine rebounds in a Portland's 103-96 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.
To many, the high salaries of professional athletes can be a source of envy. But their big paydays come with a darker side – many face bankruptcy or financial distress after spending too freely, going through a divorce or failing to line up a job upon retirement.
Pervis Ellison saw Trayvon Reed play last summer, when the Philadelphia-based AAU team the former Louisville star was coaching lost to the Atlanta-based AAU team on which the 7-1 rising high school senior was playing.
Devin Gray, The Baltimore Sun's 1991 High School Basketball Player of the Year from St. Frances Academy who later starred at Clemson, died in Atlanta on Saturday after suffering a fatal heart attack, according to a family member.
Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks), Kemba Walker (Charlotte Bobcats), former Terps star Greivis Vasquez (New Orleans Hornets), DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers) and Derrick Williams (Minnesota Timberwolves) will lead the UA pros team against a B'more Finest squad.
The addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's 2011 "Dancing with the Stars" is such an exquisite example of how calculating and exploitative prime-time network TV can be. This year's cast also includes Chaz Bono, David Arquette and Rob Kardashian.