| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:00 PM
The $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic suffered a major defection Thursday when trainer Bill Mott announced that Ron The Greek, winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup, would be scratched from Saturday's race at Santa Anita because of a quarter crack.
| Oct 30, 2013
Major League Soccer
United makes front office changes after 3-win season
A year after dismissing several high-ranking executives, D.C. United on Tuesday fired Doug Hicks, who was promoted to chief marketing officer last fall. Aprile Pritchet, a...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the logo for the 2014 Preakness on Tuesday. The 139th running of the race will take place May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.
In the 2014 logo, designed by the Leffler Agency for the 15th straight year, the race is...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Governor Jack, a former racehorse, cantered smoothly and landed multiple jumps in front of the crowd at Pimlico Race Course, as if he had been an event horse his entire life.
Elissa Ogburn, his 14-year-old trainer and rider, knew how far he had come....
| Sep 28, 2013
| 8:53 PM
Joey Logano dominated at Dover (Del.) International Speedway and took the checkered flag in the track's Nationwide Series race to become the first driver to win four straight races at Dover in NASCAR's second-tier series.
He pulled away in the No. 22...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:45 AM
Holman, several area women up for top Laxies
Former North Carolina attackman Marcus Holman (Gilman) is a candidate for Division I Men's Player of the Year in Inside Lacrosse's annual Laxies awards. Voting is being conducted at laxies....
| Sep 21, 2013
| 1:31 AM
Capitals to host 2015 NHL Winter Classic
Four years after the Capitals first took part in the NHL's marquee outdoor game, the Winter Classic will come to Washington. Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis will announce this morning that the team will...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:24 PM
When jockey Chelsey Keiser rode Greentree Road, a 6-year-old gelding from Frederick, across the finish line to place second in the fourth race at Laurel Park on Thursday, she earned his owner 20 percent of the $15,000 purse, or $3,000.
It was far from...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:16 AM
De Francis is Saturday; Laurel opens today
Nine sprinters, including local star Ben's Cat, have been entered in Saturday's 22nd running of the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park. The track's fall meeting begins...
| Sep 12, 2013
Carr offered contract by pro team in China
This summer saw former Patterson star Aquille Carr get his first taste of basketball overseas by taking part in the Legends Tour during the month of June. Playing alongside the likes of former...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Paul H. Trattner, a retired Baltimore public schools art educator and webmaster who was also a noted prestidigitator and popular Santa Claus, died Aug. 28 of heart failure at his Coldspring Newtown home. He was 70.
"Paul was a kind, gentle person who was...