Local Families Keep Sporting Events Affordable in Expensive DC Market

The Washington Nationals rank fifth in average ticket price in Major League Baseball, but fans — especially families — are using creative, budget-friendly ways to attend games.

Four University of Maryland Soccer Players Wearing the Colors of the National Team

Four members of the U.S. men’s national soccer team have brought national attention to their alma mater, the University of Maryland, and its top–flight men’s soccer program.

Prince George’s Delegates Split on Proposed County Education Bill

Following the introduction of a bill in the Senate that would alter the current power structure in Prince George’s County’s school system, some in the House expressed opposition to it while others believe giving County Executive Rushern L. Baker III more authority may be the way to improve the county’s schools.

Alyssa Thomas’ Big Performance Too Much for Spartans

Junior forward and two-time ACC Player of the Year Alyssa Thomas scored 28 points to lift the Maryland Terrapins to the Sweet Sixteen of the 2013 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.

House Votes to Repeal Death Penalty, Governor’s Signature Next

The Maryland House voted 82-56 Friday in favor of repealing the death penalty. Once Gov. Martin O’Malley signs the bill, Maryland will become the 18th state to abolish capital punishment.

Delegates to Offer Amendments Despite Momentum of Death Penalty Repeal

Several Maryland delegates are preparing to argue to keep the death penalty for certain aggravating circumstances. The death penalty repeal bill will be debated in the House Wednesday.

Participation in Club Sports Increases, as Does Pressure

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.

Senate Poised to Vote for Repeal of Death Penalty, House of Delegates Next

After three days of debates on amendments, the Maryland Senate is expected to pass a bill to repeal the death penalty Wednesday.

Bill Aimed at Social Media Cyber Bullies

Delegate Jon Cardin, D-Baltimore County, is putting forth a bill that would make publicly posted cyberbullying a crime in Maryland.

Delegates Withdraw Bill Requiring Headgear in Girls Lacrosse

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.