The All Deaf Rugby Football Club, which practices in Washington, D.C., is the only deaf adult men’s rugby team in North America.
University of Maryland officials said they are considering bringing back some of the athletic teams eliminated last year due to a budget deficit.
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.
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.