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  • Ex-Orioles outfielder McLouth to undergo season-ending surgery

    Former Orioles and current Washington Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery Thursday to repair a torn right labrum. The Nationals feared the veteran's lingering shoulder injury was bad when it didn't respond as well as expected to rest and treatment, and recent doctors' evaluations and an X-ray with contrast dye revealed the tear. McLouth has been playing with a hurt labrum all season, manager Matt Williams said, but the symptoms worsened when he made a diving attempt for a triple late last month. "It hasn't gotten any better since," Williams said. Williams said McLouth is expected to be ready for 2015 spring training. When McLouth first landed on the disabled list Aug. 4, the Nationals were hopeful shoulder inflammation wouldn't keep the outfielder out long. But McLouth had been playing with at least some discomfort for a while, and after the dive worsened it, the shoulder didn't improve with rest. McLouth has said the shoulder injury wasn't the reason for his rough first season in Washington. The Nationals signed him to a two-year, $10.75 million contract in hopes he would shore up their bench, but McLouth hit .173/.280/.237 with one home run and 35 strikeouts in 79 games. He acknowledged earlier this month that the shoulder had hampered his preparation.
  • Iron Girl still inspires under direction of Ulman Cancer Fund

    Iron Girl still inspires under direction of Ulman Cancer Fund
    Racking up the miles on her bike has become a not-so-secret addiction for Julie Lanahan, a healthy habit she never imagined she would hunger after. "You sort of crave it," said the breast cancer survivor, who will take part in Sunday's Iron Girl...

    Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/10 log (updated Saturday AM)

    7 a.m.    Soccer: Exhibition: Borussia Dortmund at Liverpool.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    NFL preseason: Green Bay at Tennessee (d.).--NFL Net. 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 10 a.m.   ...

    Struggling TriColumbia relinquishes control of final races

    Struggling TriColumbia relinquishes control of final races
    The World Triathlon Corporation, which licenses Ironman endurance races around the world, announced Thursday that it will soon take over four Maryland events that have been run by the nonprofit Columbia Triathlon Association, and two other local...

    Columbia-based endurance race organizer to shut down

    Columbia-based endurance race organizer to shut down
    The struggling Columbia Triathlon Association, which has run endurance races throughout Maryland for 30 years and helped raise millions for local charities, plans to turn all its events over to the World Triathlon Corp. and will shut down, the chairman of...