D.C.’s new XFL team gets rave reviews after first game

After a strong first showing in front of more than 17,000 fans at Audi Field, some Washington, D.C., football fans seem energized and rejuvenated by the birth of the XFL’s D.C. Defenders. Having been subjected to many recent losing seasons…

Former Terp, Ravens football player continues to provide support to Baltimore residents

Former Terp, Ravens football player continues to provide support to Baltimore residents with annual charity basketball game.

Baltimore Ravens trade longtime quarterback Joe Flacco to the Denver Broncos

The Baltimore Ravens have agreed in principle to trade quarterback Joe Flacco to the Denver Broncos. The trade cannot go through until the new league year, which begins March 13.

Local high school football player pursuing music dreams

Jackson Dean has been a stand-out football player throughout his life, but now he’s trading in the gridiron for the stage. After his recent rendition of the National Anthem at a home game went viral, he’s setting his sights on a country music performing career.

UMD Commission issues report on football program

The Commission appointed by University of Maryland President Wallace Loh to investigate claims of a “toxic culture” in the school’s football program has released its report. The investigation follows the
death last spring of player Jordan McNair. The Commission said the Athletics Department lacked a culture of accountability and failed to provide adequate oversight of the football program. It did not make any recommendations concerning the fates of the football coach or the University’s president. The report now goes to the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents.

In balancing books and play, college football players find it’s a matter of division

WASHINGTON – For the third time in four weeks, the Division III football team at Salisbury University was making final preparations for a trip to face an opposing team. Friday mornings before a trip to another school are busy affairs…

Week 1 for local college football teams was highlighted by Maryland and Virginia Tech’s big wins

Maryland and Virginia Tech both scored big wins.

Navy Marine-Corps Memorial Stadium begins transformation for Capitals Stadium Series match-up

The NHL has officially begun the transformation of the Navy Marine-Corps Memorial Stadium into an outdoor hockey rink where the Washington Capitals will take on the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Bill proposes age limits on tackle football for young athletes

Good Counsel High School freshman William Leatherwood has been playing tackle football since second grade. Leatherwood says playing tackle football for so many years has helped get him to Good Counsel and their athletic program. But that could change for younger athletes in the future.

#TakeAKnee versus #StandForOurAnthem: Maryland social media users take sides

Maryland social media users responded to comments from President Trump about national anthem protests using #TakeAKnee and #StandForOurAnthem.

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