Apprentice jockey Jenn Miller, riding for the first time since being seriously injured in a spill 17 months earlier, ran second in her comeback race aboard River Card Stable’s Moneymeister in Monday’s opener at Laurel Park.
The Washington Mystics overcame a quiet night from Elena Delle Donne to earn a trip to the WNBA Finals for the first time in franchise history, holding off the Atlanta Dream 86-81 in the decisive fifth game of their semifinal series Tuesday night.
The 15th WNBA All-Star game will be played on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Minnesota's Target Center. Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne and Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker head each team.
The Baltimore Cougars Legends program, run by Milford Mill graduate Tamara Moore, helps recent college graduates discover whether they have the talent to play professional basketball — and if so, how to make the contacts to get there.
Washington Mystics star forward Elena Delle Donne is dealing with an illness that's being closely monitored because of her history with chronic Lyme disease and is listed as questionable for Thursday's 4 p.m. home game against the defending WNBA champion Lynx.
Washington's Citi Open announced Wednesday that a quartet of tennis' most intriguing rising stars has committed to play this year's tournament, which runs July 28 to Aug. 5 at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center.
The Maryland women's basketball team was ranked No. 10 in Monday's Associated Press Top 25 poll, the Terps' first appearance in the top 10 since being ranked No. 4 in last season's final AP poll March 13.