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Concussion Sensor Bill Aimed at Student Athletes’ Safety Dies Without a Vote

Concussion Sensor Bill Aimed at Student Athletes’ Safety Dies Without a Vote

A House of Delegates bill that would have established a pilot program to add concussion sensors to football equipment at high schools throughout Maryland died in subcommittee.

Opening Day Celebrates 60 Years of Orioles Baseball

Opening Day Celebrates 60 Years of Orioles Baseball

After every long winter, spring flowers bloom and the boys of summer return to the diamond. But this year is a bit more special - the Orioles have now been doing that in Baltimore for 60 years.

Unified Sports Drive Participation Increase in Maryland High Schools

Unified Sports Drive Participation Increase in Maryland High Schools

The unified sports scene in Maryland has grown sharply over the last few years, leading to thousands of disabled students having the ability to play high school sports.

Intellectually Disabled Students Gain New Friends Through Sports

Intellectually Disabled Students Gain New Friends Through Sports

Unified Sports, a Special Olympics Maryland program, gives an opportunity for students with and without intellectual disabilities to form friendships and quash stereotypes.

NCAA President Calls for Student-Athlete Stipends

NCAA President Calls for Student-Athlete Stipends

The idea that NCAA student-athletes are employees that deserve to be paid to play is "silly," NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday at an event at the University of Maryland.

Trading Stilettos for Shoulder Pads

Trading Stilettos for Shoulder Pads

WASHINGTON- The D.C. Divas are a full tackle professional women's football team. This group of elite female athletes proves that when it comes to breaking barriers, they tackle them head on.

Advocates Call for Athletic Trainers in Maryland High Schools

Advocates Call for Athletic Trainers in Maryland High Schools

Advocates are pushing for change in Maryland counties that don't have athletic trainers in every high school.

Hockey Players Train Underwater Instead of on Ice

Hockey Players Train Underwater Instead of on Ice

While olympians are playing ice hockey in Sochi, local athletes are playing an underwater version of the game.

American ‘Ninja Warriors’ Train to Beat Extreme Obstacle Course

American ‘Ninja Warriors’ Train to Beat Extreme Obstacle Course

American Ninja Warrior, a television program that originated in Japan, is billed as the ultimate test of strength and stamina.

Curling Fever Sweeping into Maryland

Curling Fever Sweeping into Maryland

Curling is one of the fast growing popular sport in the Winter Olympics. The Potomac Curling Club in Laurel gave curious fans a chance to check it out and try their hand at tossing some stones.