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Led by Alyssa Thomas' 28 points, fourth-seeded Maryland (26-7) beat the fifth-seeded Michigan State 74-49 in the second round of the NCAA tournament to advance to the Sweet Sixteen for the fourth time in five years.
Club sports allow young athletes to hone their skills, get recruited and have fun, but sports industry leaders and coaches warn that the pressure to perform on children can be overwhelming.
A House bill that would require girls to wear headgear while playing lacrosse was pulled Friday following strong opposition from coaches and lacrosse officials across the state.
The Department of Education recently announced a national directive requiring schools to give equal opportunities in sports to students with special needs.
California Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer paid up at the U.S. Capitol, presenting the Maryland senators with a spread of San Francisco delicacies including Dungeness crabs and sourdough bread.
The Washington Redskins team name was lambasted as “racist” and “demeaning” during a daylong symposium at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.
When Alex Heitkemper joined the Prince George’s Pride lacrosse club three years ago, he noticed something different about the team. The club, one of only two youth lacrosse clubs in the county, challenged the notion lacrosse is a sport only played by wealthy, white athletes.