Sports

Guns and Poker, a Surefire Bet

Guns and poker. For some, the two may conjure images of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday peering from under long brimmed hats, brows furrowed and sweating, eyes perusing their cards and the fidgety faces of their opponents.

Terps Men’s Lacrosse Moves Past Last Season’s Championship Loss

After losing in the NCAA Championship in 2011, Maryland’s men’s lacrosse team has reloaded for another run at the title in 2012.

Delegate Wants to Let Md. Fantasy Sports Players in on the Game

A bill would exempt certain fantasy sports competitions from current state gambling regulations, allowing Maryland residents the ability to enter and collect prizes. Currently, some fantasy league organizers like ESPN and CBS, prohibit Marylanders from participating when cash and prizes are at stake.

Maryland Fans Prepare to Honor Gary Williams’ Legacy

Supporters of the legendary basketball coach used social media to honor him on the day Maryland named its basketball court after him.

After Championship Defeat, Dipper Eyes A Return To Glory

Dipper and the Terps will look to rebound from a near-perfect season that ended in a disappointing fashion. After winning the national championship in 2010 and all but one of their regular season games in 2011, Maryland lost by a goal to Northwestern University in the championship game.

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.