Sports

NCAA rules help UMD, others inflate football attendance figures

Fifteen minutes before Maryland football’s Big Ten Conference bout with Illinois on Oct. 27, 2018, the vast pockets of space in the bleachers were apparent. For a game that prompted more than 24,000 tickets to be sold, fewer than 11,000…

Maryland women’s soccer makes Big Ten Tournament for first time in history

For the first time since Maryland entered the Big Ten in 2014, the women’s soccer team has qualified for the Big Ten tournament.

By the numbers: Washington Nationals win the World Series

Despite winning the first two games of the World Series, the Washington Nationals were pushed to the brink by the Houston Astros. Neither team was able to win at home, with the Nationals prevailing on the road in Game 7,…

By the numbers: Washington Nationals in the World Series

With the World Series headed to Washington, D.C., for games three, four and five, the Nationals — up 2-0 over the Houston Astros — can take home their first title in franchise history with a pair of wins. The Nationals…

A look into Major League Baseball’s massive home run surge in 2019

As quickly as Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Caleb Ferguson unleashed a fastball meant to hit the back of catcher Austin Barnes’ mitt, his pitch was even more swiftly sent into the left-field bleachers. For Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Villar,…

Caps look to seize momentum in Game 4 after fight

WASHINGTON – The physicality picked up in Game 3 of the Washington Capitals first-round series against the Hurricanes in Carolina on Monday. The defending NHL champion Capitals lost the game 5-0, but still lead the series 2-1. And the Hurricanes…

The return of the Orioles gives Baltimore a chance to celebrate

While controversy swirls around the city of Baltimore — centered around a growing controversy over Mayor Catherine Pugh’s questionable children’s book deals — local residents in need of something to cheer about flocked to Camden Yards to welcome back the Orioles and their home opener of the season.

Nats rallying after Turner injury

WASHINGTON – Despite having only played six games, the Washington Nationals were already facing adversity on Tuesday when shortstop Trea Turner suffered a broken finger as Bryce Harper returned to the nation’s capital with the Phillies and helped crush his…

Baltimore businesses brace for possible Preakness move

BALTIMORE – After nearly 150 years of calling Baltimore home, the Preakness Stakes could be leaving the city in 2021, a move that would take one of the area’s biggest party days of the year – and a lot of…

Former Terp, Ravens football player continues to provide support to Baltimore residents

Former Terp, Ravens football player continues to provide support to Baltimore residents with annual charity basketball game.