Nationals Bryce Harper is having a historically poor MVP follow-up

Washington Nationals wunderkind Bryce Harper spent 2015 shattering records en route to becoming the youngest unanimous Most Valuable Player winner in MLB history. Now, he’s learning how hard it is to improve on an MVP campaign.

Struggling Terps Start Big 10 Tournament Against Surging Nebraska

The Maryland Terrapins start Big Ten play today ranked No. 3 – not where they were expected to be at this point in the season.

Cummings Says “No” to Senate Race, Will Seek Re-Election to House

Rep. Elijah Cummings declines to seek the U.S. Senate seat of retiring fellow Democrat Barbara Mikulski.

Lawmakers Consider Measure That Would Mandate Paid Sick Leave

The Maryland Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act would make the state the second in the nation to require private sector businesses to provide paid sick days to workers.

College Park Murder-Suicide Raises Questions About Gun Background Checks for Mentally Ill

Tragic events at UMD raised questions about the effectiveness of state gun laws in preventing the sale of deadly firearms to those suffering from mental illness.

In Casino Expansion, Revenue Promises Often Fall Short of Reality

When Florida’s pro-gambling groups launched a series of advertisements pushing voters to allow slot machines in 2004, they claimed gambling would rake in $500 million for state schools annually. In reality, those slot machines have generated roughly $600 million in total for the state over six years — only 20 percent of what was promised.