College Park, MD (AP) – Maryland has parted ways with its strength and conditioning coach and “mistakes were made” in the treatment of offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who collapsed on the practice field and subsequently died. Following Tuesday’s news conference, Maryland announced that Rick Court had resigned. Athletic director Damon Evans and university President Wallace Loh […]
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Boston – The NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies have acquired All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos from the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named or cash. Ramos is batting .297 with 14 homers and 53 RBIs but is on the disabled list with a left hamstring strain. He’ll upgrade an offense that has struggled during […]
Dover – The Wesley College Athletics Hall of Fame will induct six individuals as the Class of 2018 at the annual Hall of Fame and Alumni Awards Ceremony as part of Wesley’s Homecoming festivities, which start on Friday, Oct. 26. The Class of 2018 includes Mike Drass (football), Larry Bryant, Jr. ’03 (men’s basketball), Ryan Buckland ’08 (baseball), […]
The Los Angeles Dodgers have won the Manny Machado sweepstakes, garnering the prized All-Star shortstop from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade finalized Thursday night. Machado, a power-hitter with extraordinary fielding skills, greatly improves the Dodgers’ chances of reaching the World Series for a second consecutive year. He led Baltimore in batting average (.315), home […]
Washington – On Monday, the Nationals earned their second starter in the N.L. line-up for Tuesday’s All-Star Game. Pitcher Max Scherzer will start in his home venue of Nationals Park. National League manager Dave Roberts (Los Angeles Dodgers) saying it’s good for baseball and for the country to give him the ball. Scherzer (12-5) has a […]
Former Queen Anne’s and University of Maryland Basketball player Damonte Dodd is free after a Thursday bail hearing in Upper Malboro, MD. Dodd is charged with second degree rape, accused of having sex with an intoxicated woman without her consent in an alleged incident on Nov. 1, 2017. As part of the condition for […]
Salisbury – The Delmarva Shorebirds and Baltimore Orioles announced on Wednesday they are extending their existing player development contract for two more seasons. The Shorebirds’ affiliation with the Orioles will continue through at least 2020. “We at the Delmarva Shorebirds are thrilled to continue this long-standing partnership with the Baltimore Orioles,” said Shorebirds General Manager […]
St. Petersburg, RUS – France has reached the World Cup final for the first time since 2006 with a 1-0 win over Belgium in a semifinal match that attracted presidents, royalty and a rock star. Samuel Umtiti’s header in the 51st minute was the only goal in a tense match at St. Petersburg. France, the […]
New York (AP) – The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league on Tuesday challenging its national anthem policy. The union says that the new policy, which the league imposed without consultation with the NFLPA, is inconsistent with the collective bargaining agreement and infringes on players’ rights. The filing met a statute of limitations […]
Salisbury – After contributing to a historic night for his team’s pitching staff, Shorebirds left-handed pitcher DL Hall has been named South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for the week of July 2-8. The 19-year-old from Warner Robins, Georgia started the Shorebirds’ July 5 home game against Hagerstown. By the time he made his exit with two […]