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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.

Scoring a Win with Special Hockey

Scoring a Win with Special Hockey

For kids and young adults with physical or developmental disabilities, participating in sports isn't easy. But for those who play special hockey, they get a chance to learn some important lessons while remembering the most important lesson of all: having fun.

Local football star promotes literacy at area school

Local football star promotes literacy at area school

The Washington NFL Franchise's Josh Morgan visited Washington Grove Elementary School in Gaithersburg today. Employees from FedEx joined him as they promoted literacy by delivering books to the school.

On the Fast Track: Maryland Speedskaters Eye 2018 Olympics

On the Fast Track: Maryland Speedskaters Eye 2018 Olympics

Maryland has emerged as a hotbed of talent for the sport of short track speedskating. And two of its most promising athletes, local high school students 16-year-old Thomas Hong and 17-year-old Shaner LeBauer, could end up as members of Team USA at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea.

First African-American to Play Football at UMD Honored by Maryland General Assembly

First African-American to Play Football at UMD Honored by Maryland General Assembly

Darryl Hill, the first African-American to play in the Atlantic Coast Conference, was honored for his past experiences and future plans for young athletes.

Notable Athletes in the University of Maryland’s ACC History

Notable Athletes in the University of Maryland’s ACC History

The University of Maryland Terrapins leave behind a rich history of ACC highlights as they prepare to join the Big 10 conference.

Graphic: Athletic Spending in ACC and Big Ten

Graphic: Athletic Spending in ACC and Big Ten

Over the past six years, athletic spending has increased at schools in the Big Ten Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference.

Army and Navy Get Pumped Up For Big Game With Academy Spirit Videos

Army and Navy Get Pumped Up For Big Game With Academy Spirit Videos

Army-Navy compete on the football field, and on YouTube, through spirit videos.