| Mar 27, 2015
| 11:27 PM
A week of Lionel Messi mania might end in disappointment for more than 50,000 in Landover. With the Barcelona superstar feeling the effects of a foot injury suffered last weekend against Real Madrid, Argentina coach Gerardo Martino said Friday that he...
| Mar 22, 2015
By the Moon pulled away from six other 3-year-old fillies to win the $100,000 Caesar's Wish Stakes at Laurel Park by four lengths Saturday. Trained by Michelle Nevin and ridden by Victor Carrasco, By the Moon covered a muddy mile track in 1 minute, 38....
| Mar 18, 2015
Maryland men's basketball point guard Melo Trimble was one of five standouts named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Freshman All-America Team on Tuesday. Joining him were Arizona forward Stanley Johnson, Duke center Jahlil Okafor, Ohio State...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 9:11 AM
The Maryland Jockey Club has announced that about $7 million in improvements at Laurel Park, including new barns for 300 horses and installation of new flat-screen televisions, are expected to be completed within the next month.
| Mar 14, 2015
| 11:51 PM
Jockey Sheldon Russell, who earned his 1,000th career victory last weekend, rode four winners on Laurel Park's 10-race program Saturday. Russell rode the early double aboard Middletown Gal ($2.80) in the first and Dragon Attack ($12.40) in the second....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce nodded his head walking down the Verizon Center tunnel Friday night, a satisfied look on his face after celebrating on the court with some good-natured trash talk directed at Doc Rivers, his former coach on the...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 1:04 PM
Maryland racing officials have suspended three trainers for doping violations, including a ban of more than a year for Pimlico-based Hector Garcia and a 120-day ban for Scott Lake, who runs one of the most successful barns at Laurel Park.
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:42 PM
At the conclusion of a 4-12 campaign in his first year at the helm of the Washington Redskins, head coach Jay Gruden vowed to make whatever changes would improve the team's performance heading into the 2015 season.
On Wednesday team officials...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 11:02 PM
Americans Matt Centrowitz (Broadneck), Mike Berry, Erik Sowinski and Pat Casey broke the world record in the distance medley relay (legs of 1,200, 400, 800 and 1,600 meters) at the Armory Track Invitational on Saturday in New York, clocking 9 minutes, 19....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:59 PM
The Washington Nationals sent left-hander Ross Detwiler to the pitching-starved Texas Rangers on Thursday for two minor leaguers, an infielder and a pitcher — both at Single-A — pending an exchange of medical information, according to people...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:57 PM
The Boston Cannons chose Virginia midfielder Ryan Tucker (Gilman) fourth in the first round of the Major League Lacrosse college draft Friday night. The Denver Outlaws picked Loyola Maryland attackman Nikko Pontrello with the eighth and last selection...