Sports

Cancellation of spring sports a tough call for student-athletes

Student-athletes across the college sports landscape are faced with a new challenge amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic as seasons have been stripped away and preparations begin for next season, which could still be in jeopardy.

Maryland high school athletes lose vital time during pandemic

Several high school athletes are losing vital time to get recruited by college coaches, as well as missing out on senior milestones.

Northeastern holds off late Elon rally, advances to CAA final with 68-60 win

After Elon drew within seven points in the closing minutes, Northeastern guard Jordan Roland drained back-to-back threes to extend their edge and effectively seal a 68-60 win that propelled the Huskies into their third straight CAA championship game.

Hofstra advances to CAA basketball final with 75-61 win over Delaware

No. 1 seed Hofstra’s field-goal percentage from behind the 3-point line and senior Eli Pemberton’s leadership were significant factors in their 75-61 victory over No. 5 seed Delaware in a rematch of last year’s CAA tournament semifinal.

D.C.’s new XFL team gets rave reviews after first game

After a strong first showing in front of more than 17,000 fans at Audi Field, some Washington, D.C., football fans seem energized and rejuvenated by the birth of the XFL’s D.C. Defenders. Having been subjected to many recent losing seasons…

‘Magic Mahomes’ leads Kansas City Chiefs to first Super Bowl win in 50 years

MIAMI — With the Kansas City Chiefs trailing the San Francisco 49ers by double digits in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LIV, Patrick Mahomes was tasked to with a daunting mission. No starting quarterback in league history had ever…

Super Bowl LIV preview: San Francisco 49ers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

To conclude the NFL’s 100th season, the San Francisco 49ers will take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV on Sunday night at Hard Rock Stadium. This is the 11th time the Super Bowl will be played in…

Kansas City QB Patrick Mahomes surprises defenses with never-ending bag of tricks

MIAMI — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes can seem like a magician when he is on the field. His bag of tricks includes the no-look pass he delivered last year against the Baltimore Ravens, the occasional side-arm sling and…

San Francisco’s Raheem Mostert rides wave of momentum into Super Bowl LIV

MIAMI — San Francisco running back Raheem Mostert etched his name in the history books with his 220-yard, four-touchdown performance in the NFC Championship game to propel the 49ers to the Super Bowl. Among his teammates, though, the surfing celebration…

Former Good Counsel teammates live out Super Bowl dream with Kansas City

MIAMI — Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Kendall Fuller and linebacker Dorian O’Daniel dreamed of playing in the NFL when they were teammates at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, Md. In their wildest dreams, perhaps they imagined…