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  • Major League Lacrosse starting 2015 schedule earlier, could change ball color

    Major League Lacrosse is planning on starting the 2015 season earlier than in the past, with April 11 as the proposed start date, two weeks earlier than the 2014 season began. The final regular-season game in the National Lacrosse League is set for May 2,...
  • Bobby Simmons keeps his word, gets his degree

    Bobby Simmons keeps his word, gets his degree
    On Father's Day last month, Bobby Simmons fulfilled a promise made long ago to his mother that left him feeling like a better dad. In front of 25 loved ones interspersed in the Allstate Arena crowd, Simmons officially became a graduate of DePaul...
  • What's Melo waiting for? Here's NBA's latest scary thought

    What's Melo waiting for? Here's NBA's latest scary thought
    The Bulls believe the longer Carmelo Anthony takes to decide, the better their chances of signing the scoring monster. The Bulls can’t offer all the money that other teams can. But they can offer a better team, they believe, and they have a...
  • Family a key factor in where Anthony decides to play

    Family a key factor in where Anthony decides to play
    When Carmelo Anthony was 8 years old, he moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore and struggled fitting in enough that the memories still affect him as a grown man. Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, Carmelo's son, turned 7 in March. Those seemingly insignificant bits of...
  • Nats' Division Series opener to be day game

    Nats' Division Series opener to be day game
    Major League Baseball Nats' Division Series opener to be day game Nationals Park will host a day game Friday for Game 1 of the National League Division Series. How early in the day will be determined by the Washington Nationals' opponent. Major League...
  • Eighttofasttocatch entered in two Laurel Park races Saturday

    Eighttofasttocatch entered in two Laurel Park races Saturday
    Defending Maryland Million Classic winner Eighttofasttocatch will make his season debut Saturday at Laurel Park. Trainer Tim Keefe has cross-entered his gelding in the $100,000 Dave's Friend Stakes and $100,000 Japan Racing Association Stakes, two of four...
  • Racing at Laurel resumes Friday; Drunken Love heavy favorite

    Et cetera Racing at Laurel resumes Friday; 'Love' heavy favorite Live racing returns to the major Maryland tracks for the first-time since early June as the 65-day Laurel Park fall meeting begins Friday. Admission and programs are free on opening day....
  • Acosta rides four winners, increases State Fair lead

    Acosta rides four winners, increases State Fair lead
    Horse racing Acosta rides four winners, increases State Fair lead JD Acosta padded his lead in the jockey standings when he rode four winners on the 10-race program at the Maryland State Fair. Last year's leading rider has 11 wins during the first...
  • Baltimore's Larry Collmus named NYRA's next race caller

    Baltimore native Larry Collmus, the voice of the Triple Crown and the Breeders' Cup for NBC Sports, was named the New York Racing Association's next race caller. He will be succeeding Tom Durkin. Collmus will continue to call races at Churchill Downs...
  • 10 stakes races added to Laurel Park fall schedule

    The Maryland Jockey Club on Tuesday announced the addition of 10 more stakes to the Laurel Park fall schedule. The Maryland Horse Breeders Association has inserted five Maryland-bred and/or Maryland-sired races into the mix: the All Brandy Stakes (Sept....
  • Mark Millon becomes director of development for Breakers

    Mark Millon becomes director of development for Breakers
    Boys lacrosse Millon becomes director of development for Breakers National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member Mark Millon was hired by the Baltimore Breakers as director of player and coach development. The former U.S. national team player has worked with...