- D.C. United will move into a new stadium next season, but because of MLS's concerns about scheduling complications and competitive advantage late in the year,
- Displaying his affinity for an off track, Chief Istan passed pace-setting Big Guy Ian in midstretch and turned back a late bid from Rockinn On Bye to capture the $75,000 Challedon on a rainy Saturday at Laurel Park.
- Ben's Cat, in the midst of the first four-race losing streak of his storied career, is being pointed to a return trip to the Maryland Million Day program Oct. 22 at Laurel Park.
- Matthew Centrowitz of Broadneck and the Nike Oregon Project won the 1,500-meter run at the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday in Eugene, Oregon.
- Landon Donovan was left off the United States World Cup team, but Crofton's Kyle Beckerman and Maryland Terrapins Graham Zusi and Omar Gonzalez will all travel to Brazil.
- Crofton native Kyle Beckerman and former Terps stars Omar Gonzalez, Clarence Goodson, Graham Zusi, and Maurice Edu were all named Monday to the United States¿ 30-man provisional roster ahead of next month¿s World Cup in Brazil.