Baltimore is increasingly in the world of sports team owner Ted Leonsis, who is raising his profile in the city. He's best known as a Washington sports mogul but recently acquired Baltimore and Washington teams in the Arena Football League. He tells us why he expanded to Baltimore and what his vision is for success.
Speedskater Thomas Hong (Maryland, Atholton) won the silver medal in the men's 500-meter A final Saturday in Innsbruck, Austria, becoming the United States' first men's Short Track World Junior Championships individual medalist since 2012.
Otto Porter Jr. had 21 points and 11 rebounds, John Wall scored 19 and the visiting Wizards moved within a half-game of the Southeast Division lead with a 112-86 victory over the Hawks on Friday night.
Kyle Thomas (Milford Mill) matched his career-high with 19 points to lead visiting Morgan State (6-10, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) to a 62-59 victory over Florida A&M (4-12, 2-1) on Tuesday night.
Alex Ovechkin tied Canadiens great Maurice "Rocket" Richard with his 544th career goal and had two assists, leading the Capitals to a 4-1 victory over host Montreal on Monday night for their sixth straight win.
Crystal Dunn, a rising star with the top-ranked U.S. women's national soccer team, has left the Washington Spirit to sign with English club Chelsea, the second prominent player to depart since the National Women's Soccer League final three months ago.
After a scoreless first half, Andrew Hoxie scored his fifth goal of the season on a power play in the third quarter and the visiting Blast added four fourth-quarter goals to beat the Tropics, 5-1, in the Major Arena Soccer League on Saturday night.