Maryland Women win First Big Ten Game

A new era of basketball is underway in College Park, and one of Maryland’s bigs appeared to take right to the style of play in the new conference. The Maryland Lady Terrapins (number 14 AP, number 9 USA Today Coaches’ Poll) tipped off their first Big Ten season against the Ohio State Buckeyes on Dec….

Maryland women’s basketball win at Coppin State, 110-51

The Maryland Lady Terrapins (number 14 in AP poll, number 11 in coaches’ poll) made a trip up to Baltimore to play the Coppin State Lady Eagles for their final nonconference game before kicking off their first Big Ten regular season against Ohio State. The Terps got off to a fast start and made it…

Maryland Terps Shooting Heats Up in Second Half to Hold Off Spartans

Maryland’s defense got off to a strong start in one of its final nonconference games of the season, but the offense took a little longer to get going. Jake Layman scored 17 points and went six of 15 from the floor to lead the 19th-ranked Maryland Terrapins to a 67-57 win over the South Carolina-Upstate…

Ngata Suspended For Rest of Regular Season

Another Baltimore player has been suspended for using Adderall. Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata was suspended for four games by the NFL after testing positive for the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug, which is considered a performance-enhancing drug, and is banned under the league’s PED policy. The suspension was announced on Dec. 4, and…

Rice’s Suspension Overturned; Teams Expressing Interest

Ray Rice will be able to resume his NFL career. The former Ravens running back’s appeal was heard earlier this month in New York City by former U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Jones on Nov. 5 and 6. During the hearings, Rice and his wife Janay, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Ravens President Dick Cass…

Orioles Hot Stove: Markakis, Cruz leave on free agent market

A key player on this year’s Orioles team, and a long-time outfielder who helped the team return from the doldrums to relevance in Major League Baseball have both left Baltimore via the free agent market. Left fielder and designated hitter Nelson Cruz has returned to the American League West after signing a four-year, $57 million…