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  • Pitcher Shawaryn breaks Terps' career wins record

    Pitcher Shawaryn breaks Terps' career wins record
    Sophomore right-handed pitcher Mike Shawaryn earned his 21st career victory to break the Maryland's all-time record as the No. 20 Terps topped Purdue, 12-3, in Game 1 of a doubleheader Friday night at Alexander Field in West Lafayette, Ind. The Carneys Point, N.J., native struck out 10 over seven innings and did not walk a batter. Shawaryn, the reigning National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association National Pitcher of the Week, was dominant over his seven innings. He retired the first six batters of the game and allowed just four hits. He has not given up a run in his past 20 innings. Shawaryn's 21 wins are the most for any sophomore in the country. He has struck out 92 batters, most in the Big Ten. Junior Kevin Martir finished the game 3-for-4 with three runs and three RBIs. Freshman Kevin Smith added three runs. Junior Jose Cuas had two hits and two RBIs. Maryland won the second game, 7-3, to improve to 29-13 overall and 10-4 in the Big Ten; Purdue is 13-30 and 1-13.
  • Shady Side's Leatherbury named to horse racing hall

    Shady Side's Leatherbury named to horse racing hall
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Shady Side resident King Leatherbury, one of the winningsest horse racing trainers of all time, was elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame on Monday along with late jockey Chris Antley and thoroughbreds...

    Eddie Olczyk mixing hockey, horse racing duties

    Eddie Olczyk mixing hockey, horse racing duties
    Eddie Olczyk is going to the Kentucky Derby. Olczyk will be taking a hiatus from his NBC duties as a hockey analyst to talk about his other favorite sport: horse racing. The network announced he will be part of NBC’s coverage of the Kentucky...

    King Leatherbury, filly Xtra Heat named to horse racing Hall of Fame

    King Leatherbury, filly Xtra Heat named to horse racing Hall of Fame
    For King Leatherbury, handicapping was always the essence of thoroughbred racing. Let other horsemen wax poetic about the connection between man and animal. Leatherbury loved horses as a Maryland kid coming up at the knee of his father, a small-time...

    Jockey Chris Antley leads Racing Hall of Fame class

    Chris Antley, the late jockey who twice won the Kentucky Derby, was elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame on Monday with thoroughbreds Lava Man and Xtra Heat and trainer King Leatherbury. They will be inducted Aug. 7. Antley, who died...