Sports News - Baltimore Sun

03/30/2018

It wasn't long ago Geno Auriemma and Muffet McGraw were constantly on each other's minds. That's what happens when you coach two of the nation's best teams and play in the same conference. UConn and Notre Dame would play four times a season, heightening the intensity of one of the best rivalries...

The Baltimore Brigade signed 23 players to the their training camp roster, including linebacker Dexter Jackson, defensive linemen Justin Lawrence (Morgan State) and Terrance Taylor, fullback Rory Nixon and wide receiver Quentin Sims. Jackson has played for five teams in his seven-year Arena Football...

Danny Baxter had a goal and an assist in the first half, and Alex Bullington scored the game winner midway through the second half as Christos FC defeated Izee Auto FC, 3-2, on Sunday to win its third straight Maryland Stewart Cup Amateur state title. Baxter opened the scoring on a 30-yard screamer...

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, is using his lofty perch and personal experience to call on the U.S. Olympic Committee to help athletes who are struggling with depression. Phelps is speaking out at a time when a host of current and former athletes are bringing mental health...

After breezing through the massive federal budget bill — and breathing a sigh of relief to see funding for Chesapeake restoration has been restored —and then binge watching the insanely additive reality show, “1600 Penn. Avenue,” I had some time to kill. Inspired by Maryland’s mandate that sport...

Navy opened spring football practice Monday and must replace 13 starters (seven on offense and six on defense).

Michigan backed out of scheduled home-and-home football games Thursday for the 2020 and ’21 seasons against Virginia Tech, but might try to reschedule the games for future dates, according to Michigan’s athletic website. Tech will receive a $375,000 cancellation fee from Michigan, which was slated...

The Baltimore Brigade signed quarterback Randy Hippeard, the Arena Football League 's 2017 Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year. "This is a landmark day for the Baltimore Brigade," Brigade coach Omarr Smith said. "Adding the reigning MVP to our team is an instant upgrade. Randy...

Navy women's lacrosse coach Cindy Timchal is on the verge of reaching a major milestone. She is one shy of reaching 500 career wins.

Navy is starting spring football practice much later than normal, and for good reason. Malcolm Perry, the team’s newly-minted starting quarterback, has been recovering from a foot injury suffered in the Military Bowl. Perry, who was still moving gingerly using crutches at the Navy football banquet...

A top 10 tilt in men’s lacrosse will take place Sunday when No. 6 Johns Hopkins visits No. 9 Rutgers in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

Shep Garner hit the 3-pointer that brought cousin Flavor Flav to his feet and helped send Penn State on its way to an NIT championship in an 82-66 victory over Utah on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. The fourth-seeded Nittany Lions (26-13) also knocked off No. 1 seed Notre Dame in the...

Here is what awaits Maryland, Johns Hopkins, Loyola Maryland, Mount St. Mary’s, Navy, Towson and UMBC men’s lacrosse for the upcoming week.

Everything you need to know about today's Opening Day game between the Orioles and Minnesota Twins at Camden Yards.

The putt and the reaction said everything. Erasing years of frustration. Validating endless hours on the practice green and a series of swing changes. Reinforcing a belief in herself that several times in the past had virtually disappeared behind a shroud of one injury after another. Michelle Wie...

Lady by Choice took the lead after a half-mile and pulled away to a 10¾-length romp in Saturday's seventh race at Laurel Park to give apprentice jockey Antonio Quiles his first winner in the United States. Lady by Choice ($16.40) ran one mile in 1:37.50 over a fast main track to win first time...

The Blast are inviting fans to help them celebrate their third straight Major Arena Soccer League championship with a gathering set for 7 p.m. Friday at Towson University’s SECU Arena. Blast players, coaches and staff will be on hand along with the 2018 Ron Newman Cup, which was awarded to the...

The UConn women’s basketball team on Wednesday held a morning practice at Ohio State, an important couple hours of work in advance of Friday’s national semifinal game against Notre Dame, and just the beginning to what is a unique trip both for what’s at stake and how it plays out.

Severn’s boys lacrosse team will head into MIAA A Conference play with plenty of momentum. Dylan Gergar scored six goals and four other Admirals scored at least two to lead Severn to a 17-9 victory over Severna Park on Thursday in the final game of the Public/Private Challenge at Severna Park High...

The Brigade announced a flurry of signings as they prepare to open training camp this weekend. Baltimore signed former Terps Andre Monroe (defensive lineman) and Daniel Adams (wide receiver) as well as defensive back Virgil Gray and wide receiver Kendrick Ings. Monroe, who last played for the Terp...

An Opening Day that seemed scripted for disaster Thursday at Camden Yards ended with the longest-tenured Oriole — center fielder Adam Jones — the hero.

The Super Bowl-winning coach will be the guest of honor at an event April 12.

The Travelers Championship got a trio of commitments Tuesday with Paul Casey, Patrick Reed and Charley Hoffman all announcing plans to play at TPC River Highlands in 2018.

Insightful, self-effacing and humorous, Virginia basketball coach Tony Bennett reflected Thursday on a season replete with stirring triumph and punctuated by shocking defeat. The occasion was the Associated Press’ Coach of the Year presentation at the Final Four. Bennett was the rightful and landslide...

Under Armour — whose corporate tent and activities have long been staples at the Preakness Stakes — won’t be hosting its customary hospitality events at this year’s big race. CEO Kevin Plank “is definitely scaling back on the party aspect” at the May 19 Triple Crown horse race, said Sal Sinatra,...

Taylor Hensh started a 6-0 run in the first half and No. 3 Maryland beat visiting Georgetown , 17-5, Wednesday night in women's lacrosse. The Terps improved to 9-1 and the Hoyas fell to 5-4. Hensh (Marriotts Ridge) broke a 2-2 tie with 15:52 left in the first half. Maryland's Kali Hartshorn and...

MMG Stables' multiple Grade 3 winner El Areeb, one of the leading Triple Crown contenders last winter before being sidelined with a knee injury, seeks his first win in more than a year in the featured ninth race today at Laurel Park. El Areeb is entered in the 7-furlong $50,000 third-level optional...

Maryland sophomore forward Justin Jackson plans to hire an agent and turn pro, while redshirt junior guard Dion Wiley will transfer, Mark Turgeon announces.

The sexual abuse scandal at Michigan State University widened Tuesday when authorities charged a former dean with failing to protect patients from sports doctor Larry Nassar, along with sexually harassing female students and pressuring them for nude selfies. William Strampel, 70, is the first person...

Major championships have not been kind to Jessica Korda. She has won five times on the LPGA Tour, but in 36 majors she has missed the cut or withdrawn 16 times and has only two top-10 finishes. The ANA Inspiration, the first major of the year, was not kind to Lexi Thompson a year ago. She was assessed...

Tim Weah ran onto the field wearing bright orange boots, the first player born in the 2000s to play for the United States. "This is what I've been waiting for my whole life," said the 18-year-old, the son of Liberian President George Weah, the 1995 FIFA Player of the Year. "I'm really appreciative...

Frederick's Noah Grove, the son of Chris Grove, who won more than 680 races as a horse trainer based in Maryland, earned a gold medal for the United States sled hockey team this month.