Maryland Pro Beer Pong Players Among Best in the Nation

After Austin Lanham injured his knee playing rugby at the University of Maryland in 2004, he devoted his attention to another big “sport” on college campuses. Not football or basketball, but beer pong.

Preakness Uses Edgy Campaigns, Social Media to Grow

The 2012 Preakness will feature Grammy Award-winning artists, all-you-can-drink beer, and a “party manimal” with a unicorn-man sidekick.

Oh, and a horse race.

Maryland Basketball Increasingly Looks Local for Recruits

Area high school coaches said head coach Mark Turgeon and his staff are more visible at local high schools than his predecessor Gary Williams.

Maryland Football Faces Recruiting Challenge if Losing Continues

With his job potentially on the line, head coach Randy Edsall replenished his coaching staff with a highly-touted recruiter with local ties and secured an incoming class with more than double the number of in-state players as last year.

Young Maryland Athletes More At Risk For Injury

A growing number of young athletes in Maryland are focusing on playing a single sport, putting themselves at greater risk of serious injuries, physicians said.

Maryland High School Coaches Cracking Down on Twitter

With a growing number of high school athletes getting into trouble with posts on social media sites, coaches said they want to ensure their student-athletes are tweeting with discretion.

NFL Tight Ends Shaping Maryland High School Football

Today, a new breed of athletic, powerful tight end has revolutionized offenses in the National Football League, a transformation that is now trickling down to high school football in Maryland.

After Record Losing Streak, Towson Basketball Looks to Future

After breaking the longest losing streak in NCAA Division I men’s basketball last month with a five-point win over UNC Wilmington, Towson University’s squad hoped to follow it with more victories. Instead, they’ve lost five straight.