| Jan 4, 2015
| 12:25 AM
Never Stop Looking hadn't won a race since last January, but past performances were of little matter as he steered wide into the stretch and ran down his foes to win the Fire Plug Stakes, the second of four $100,000 stakes Saturday at Laurel Park. The...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 10:50 PM
Laurin Mincy gladly accepted the responsibility of giving the ninth-ranked Maryland women's basketball team a much-needed kick-start Saturday at the Smith Center in Washington. The redshirt senior sparkled in the second half, and her performance allowed...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 10:02 AM
$100,000 Sprint more likely for Ben's Cat
Owner-trainer King Leatherbury said Saturday that he is leaning toward entering Ben's Cat in the $100,000 Sprint at next Saturday's Jim McKay Maryland Million but won't make a decision until he...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:47 PM
Men's college basketball
Pittsburgh has suspended junior forward Durand Johnson (Lake Clifton) for the entire season for undisclosed reasons, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Johnson averaged 8.8 points and three rebounds per game last season...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:23 PM
Johansson continues roll for Washington in win over Columbus
It should come as no surprise that left wing Alex Ovechkin leads the Washington Capitals with eight goals. But after left wing Marcus Johansson finished last season with eight goals in 80...
| Nov 29, 2014
Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams practiced fully for the second consecutive day Friday as he continues to nurse a sprained right medial collateral ligament, which sidelined him for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers. Williams is...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 12:25 AM
On the heels of the fourth losing season under his watch, Washington Redskins president and general manager Bruce Allen vowed Wednesday to make whatever changes are needed to restore the team's winning tradition. But in a news conference riddled with...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 10:39 PM
Leading rider Trevor McCarthy was unseated when his mount swerved to miss a fallen horse as both were galloping out after the second race Saturday at Laurel Park. His agent, Scott Silver, who took McCarthy to the hospital, said the rider had suffered a...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:44 PM
Big fields are entered in stakes for 2-year olds Friday and Saturday at Laurel Park: the Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship and the Maryland Juvenile Futurity. Thirteen fillies go in Friday's race and 12 colts and geldings are listed in Saturday's...