| Apr 19, 2015
| 3:10 PM
Growing up in Upper Marlboro, Andre Monroe attended the University of Pittsburgh football camp in hopes of earning a scholarship.
Although Monroe impressed the Panthers coaching staff, the St. John's College High School standout was soon informed that...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 6:11 PM
In the race to build an NFL stadium, San Diego now has what Carson and Inglewood have had for weeks: an artist’s rendering of what a stadium could look like and some dollar figures on how it could be financed.
Councilman Scott Sherman, who...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 2:10 PM
A mayoral advisory committee assigned to find a place for a new Chargers stadium defended its selection Thursday of the Qualcomm Stadium site over the downtown site preferred by the team owners.
The 166-acre site in Mission Valley would make for a...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:28 PM
Ray Rice has reached a crossroads in his attempt to resurrect his NFL career, one year after his domestic-violence incident in an Atlantic City casino.
The former Ravens running back issued a statement to The Baltimore Sun on Friday in which he...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Shawne Merriman, the retired San Diego Charger and NFL Pro Bowl linebacker, has relisted his home in San Diego as a $1.049-million short sale.
The Scripps Ranch property has been on and off the market for the last four years and was more recently priced...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Walking back toward the tunnel leading to Florida State's locker room, Jameis Winston stared toward the crowd at Miami's Sun Life Stadium and put his finger to his lips.
The Florida State quarterback had silenced Miami's fans with his play, leading...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 2:47 PM
As difficult as it is to imagine, Maryland defensive end Andre Monroe was once considered too big for his sport.
It happened when Monroe was 6 years old and already had played a year of organized football with the Boys & Girls Club in Upper Marlboro. He...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The Maryland football team's now-infamous handshake snubbing, the low point of a 20-19 win over Penn State earlier this month, has been addressed privately and publicly.
Amends were made before the Nov. 1 game was even over, with Terps athletic director...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Shawne Merriman dreamed of becoming either a professional football player or a professional wrestler while growing up in Upper Marlboro.
While his NFL dream was completed with his retirement last year, his wrestling dream is on its way to becoming a...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:21 PM
When former Maryland star Shawne Merriman watched the Seattle Seahawks play the Green Bay Packers earlier this month, he saw a Seahawks offense that found different, creative ways to get the ball in the hands of their top playmaker -- wide receiver...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:13 PM
For around 15 hours Saturday, Shawne Merriman was at the Big Ten Network building in Chicago watching, evaluating and talking about the conference's football games.
Merriman, the former Maryland and NFL star who now serves as an analyst for the Big...