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Terrapins hit century mark in rolling to NCAA first-round win over Bucknell

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 28 points, Brionna Jones had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and Maryland coasted to a 103-61 victory over Bucknell in the opening round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Remaining travel schedule could affect Wizards’ playoff seed

Both the Wizards and the Celtics are in a close race for the second seed in the NBA’s Eastern Conference and the deciding factor on who claims it could come down to the amount of miles each team has to travel for the remainder of the season

Perfect brackets almost never survive past day one of the NCAA tournament

ESPN had 13.3 million bracket entries in their annual Tournament Challenge as of Wednesday night. It’s unlikely any of those entries will survive the first round without at least one wrong prediction.

Does low salary spending limit D.C. United’s success?

D.C. United has struggled to maintain their reputation as one of the MLS’ most storied franchises over the past several seasons, bringing in no hardware and only one top-four appearance since 2010.

Capitals new defender Kevin Shattenkirk should boost scoring

In 190 minutes on the power play this year with the Blues, Shattenkirk registered 20 points. The Capitals’ three most-used defenders have 27 points with the man-advantage—in nearly twice as much time on the ice.

Cousins, Davis poised to be best big man duo in NBA history

DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis will take the court Thursday for their first game as teammates, bringing together two young, high-scoring big men in the prime of their careers.

Sagging NHL power play opportunities hurting Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin

Alex Ovechkin is quickly climbing the NHL’s all-time scoring lists, but a league-wide lack of power play opportunities may be hampering his ascent.

Baseball writers: digital media, more press restrictions have changed coverage

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – The first time Tim Kurkjian met legendary Orioles manager Earl Weaver, he got cussed at. It was 1980, and Kurkjian — whose decades-long career in sports journalism has included time at The Baltimore Sun, Sports Illustrated…

State lawmakers put passing bills aside for an annual game of roundball

COLLEGE PARK–Maryland state lawmakers are sometimes known for playing hardball but for one night during the 90-day session they face off against each other in a game of roundball.

UMD Spring Sports Media Day

COLLEGE PARK– The University of Maryland spring sports teams, along with men’s basketball’s Mark Turgeon and Melo Trimble, sat down with the media to discuss their teams’ current status and preparation for competition down the road.