Sports

Maryland Horse Racing’s Last Legs?

LAUREL, Md. – The smell of hay and horse is thick in the racing stalls at Laurel racetrack. Farriers are shoeing horses, groomers are preparing their thoroughbreds and the vet is making his rounds. All the activity starts long before…

Young Football Players at Greater Concussion Risk Than Pros

A 2006 study by the National Center for Injury Prevention found that 47 percent of high school football players sustain a concussion each season.

Crew Brings European Flair to University of Maryland Soccer Games

For 90 minutes of each University of Maryland men’s soccer game, a rowdy group of dedicated fans known as “The Crew” uses clever, not-so-clever and often bawdy cheers to get in the heads of opposing players.

Redskins, 1/3 Infantry Go Head-to-Head in Video Game Challenge

The Redskins hosted 50 active-duty soldiers from the Old Guard for a live video game competition between troops and Redskins here and troops stationed in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

UM Athletics’ Proposal Targets Cutting Eight Teams

The University of Maryland’s Intercollegiate Athletics Committee proposed cutting eight teams to help solve the athletic department’s budget crisis, according to a report released Monday.

University of Maryland Athletics Likely to Cut Several Sports

The swimming and water polo teams face cuts.

Maryland Wrestling Coach Rises Above Race

University of Maryland Wrestling Head Coach Kerry McCoy is one of five black head coaches in NCAA Division I wrestling.

University of Maryland Gymkana: Life After America’s Got Talent

Nearly two months after a failed front flip through a hoop of fire dashed their dream of winning ABC’s “America’s Got Talent,” the University of Maryland’s Gymkana team is dealing with the after-effects of their brush with stardom.

After Three Years, Horse Racing Returns to Rosecroft

The Prince George’s County racetrack will play host to horse racing for the first time since 2008, but its owner is unsure how long races will last without slot machines.

Maryland Madness Tips Off College Basketball Season

This year marked the beginning of a era with new men’s coach Mark Turgeon.