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  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: CNU wins thriller to stay in CAC tournament; No. 1 U.Va., W&M also win in baseball

    Colleges: Baseball: Christopher Newport dramatically stayed alive in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament, rallying for two runs in the ninth inning and eventually beating top-seeded host York (Pa.) 3-2 in 10 innings on Billy Steel's walk-off...
  • State hoops: Loyola men overtake Navy late, 67-65

    Navy held a single-digit lead for most of the game Saturday before Loyola Maryland edged ahead in the last five minutes for a 67-65 victory, breaking a six-game losing streak with its first Patriot League road win of the season. Franz Rassman led the...
  • State hoops: No. 9 Terps women rout Hokies, 87-48

    State hoops: No. 9 Terps women rout Hokies, 87-48
    Roughly an hour and a half before tip-off Sunday afternoon, fans began arriving on foot, in cars and by the busload at Comcast Center. They came expecting to see senior Alyssa Thomas make a run at the all-time scoring record in Maryland women's basketball...
  • Girls hoops | 2A state semi: Prophetstown tops Immaculate Conception

    Girls hoops | 2A state semi: Prophetstown tops Immaculate Conception
    NORMAL, Ill. — Relying on a team-first brand of basketball, Immaculate Conception spreads the wealth on offense. The Knights don't have a player averaging double figures, though guard Grace Vitek tried to pick up the scoring slack Friday against...
  • Federal deficit dips, again, but long-term outlook remains tough

    Federal deficit dips, again, but long-term outlook remains tough
    WASHINGTON -- The federal deficit is likely to continue its slide -- to a lower-than-expected $514 billion for 2014, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday. Down from last year's $680 billion, the current deficit projection would...
  • House Republicans backing off to avoid debt standoff

    WASHINGTON — With another major fiscal deadline looming at month's end, House Republicans are preparing to seek only modest concessions from President Obama to raise the nation's debt ceiling and will instead try to press their political advantage...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Thornton, Tribe withstand UNC Wilmington

    Men: CAA: Marcus Thornton scored a team-high 19 points Wednesday night to lead William and Mary to a 54-50 win at UNC Wilmington. Tim Rusthoven added 10 points for the Tribe (14-8, 6-3 Colonial Athletic Association), which survived a late rally by the...
  • Watching reruns in the Capitol [Editorial]

    Watching reruns in the Capitol  [Editorial]
    The nation's debt ceiling is back in the news this week and for all the old, familiar reasons. By month's end, it will need to be raised or the U.S. Treasury will run out of money to pay the country's outstanding bills, and House Republicans are once...
  • Terps make up most of late deficit, but Virginia pulls away in win

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Maryland knew that beating Virginia at John Paul Jones Arena Monday night might be its most challenging task since going up to Pittsburgh last month. The Cavaliers hadn’t lost a game in nearly a month and had won its...
  • House Speaker Boehner drops conditions for debt ceiling legislation

    WASHINGTON - Unable to corral his restive troops around a debt ceiling plan, Speaker John A. Boehner announced Tuesday he would bring a bill to the House floor to allow continued federal borrowing with no strings attached. A vote is set for Wednesday on...
  • House passes 'clean' debt ceiling increase

    House passes 'clean' debt ceiling increase
    WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday to extend the nation's borrowing capacity for another year, lifting the threat of government default and ending — for now — three years of partisan fiscal battles....