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  • Argentina wins at FedEx Field without Messi

    Argentina wins at FedEx Field without Messi
    Ever Banega scored on a deflected shot, Federico Mancuello added a late goal and Argentina beat El Salvador, 2-0, in a friendly Saturday at FedEx Field in Landover. Argentina played a lackluster game without star Lionel Messi, who stayed on the bench with...
  • Injured Messi might not play for Argentina today at FedEx Field

    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...
  • By the Moon, Bridget's Big Luvy, Page McKenney, Eddy Gourmet win at Laurel Park

    By the Moon, Bridget's Big Luvy, Page McKenney, Eddy Gourmet win at Laurel Park
    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....
  • Maryland's Melo Trimble named USBWA Freshman All-American

    Maryland's Melo Trimble named USBWA Freshman All-American
    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...
  • $7M in Laurel Park improvements are close to completion

    $7M in Laurel Park improvements are close to completion
    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. Despite record-low...
  • King Leatherbury a first-time finalist for Hall of Fame

    King Leatherbury a first-time finalist for Hall of Fame
    Laurel Park-based trainer King Leatherbury, who turns 82 this month, is one of 10 finalists for induction to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. It's Leatherbury's first appearance on the ballot. The class of 2015 will be announced April 20,...
  • As weather warms, horse racing industry hopes to bounce back from 'horrible winter'

    As weather warms, horse racing industry hopes to bounce back from 'horrible winter'
    After a difficult winter plagued by weather-induced cancellations at Laurel Park, Maryland racing officials are hoping track renovations will help spur interest in a spring schedule that will climax with the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course....
  • UMBC women edge Stony Brook in America East quarters

    UMBC women edge Stony Brook in America East quarters
    Taylor McCarley's jumper with four seconds left lifted visiting UMBC (12-18) to a 49-47 victory over Stony Brook (17-13) in an America East women's basketball quarterfinal Saturday night. The Seawolves, who trailed for most of the game, tied the score...
  • Phelps tunes up with fast times in Texas exhibition

    Phelps tunes up with fast times in Texas exhibition
    With a month to go until his six-month suspension for a second drunken driving arrest ends, Michael Phelps of Baltimore is getting in some racing, even if it's just an exhibition. Phelps swam the 100-yard butterfly in 44.91 seconds Friday before the...
  • Wisconsin wins Big Ten men's basketball title outright

    Wisconsin wins Big Ten men's basketball title outright
    Maryland's long-shot bid to tie for the Big Ten regular-season men's basketball championship and clinch the top seed in next week's conference tournament ended Thursday night when No. 6 Wisconsin earned a 76-63 victory at Minnesota. The No. 10 Terps...
  • Blast storms back on road to defeat Heat, 24-13

    Blast storms back on road to defeat Heat, 24-13
    The Blast rallied from a 9-2 first-quarter deficit to defeat the host Harrisburg Heat, 24-13, on Friday night and improve its Major Arena Soccer League record to 17-2. The Blast, which got back into the game with six unanswered points in the second...