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‘Snap out of it!’ scrimmage versus McKean closes out Cape preseason
Cape Gazette / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:00:00 EDT
http://capegazette.villagesoup.com/media/Common/19/24/1254557/t100-1521a.jpg Cape assistant coach Herky Billings, wearing an engineer's cap, was off the rails the entire scrimmage versus the Highlanders of McKean Aug. 28 because he knows high school football players can be their own "out of focus" group that can self-destruct on a Friday night. "I get after them and challenge them, hopefully getting them to push themselves," Billings said. "And sometimes the better the player the harder ...

Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova in U.S. Open quarters
StarDem.com / Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:06:00 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.

Chris Thompson, Richard Crawford among eight on Redskins’ practice squad
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:20:50 -0400

Eight players who were with the Redskins throughout training camp cleared waivers and were signed to the team's practice squad, it announced Sunday afternoon.

Cornerback Richard Crawford, strong safety Phillip Thomas and running back Chris Thompson were among those who joined the practice squad. Also signing were wide receiver Nick ...

Lawmakers: Islamic State militants want to hit U.S.
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants’ future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say.

Obama: ‘Revving’ economy calls for higher wages
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats

Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:25:00 EDT
David and Susan Herron of Severna Park were having a delightful Labor Day on their 28-foot sailboat until the Chesapeake Bay Bridge got in the way.

Baltimore architecture firm looks to Rockies
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:42:26 EDT
A Baltimore architecture firm founded in 1977 by two Park School graduates and a friend has nearly doubled in size in the last two years, making its most ambitious bid for greater reach last month when it announced the expansion of its footprint to Colorado.

Angola By The Bay Fish Fest winners honored
Cape Gazette / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:32:00 EDT
http://capegazette.villagesoup.com/media/Common/19/1B/1252229/t100-DSCN6538.jpg The 12th Annual Angola By The Bay Fish Fest was held Aug. 23. The tournament was sponsored by the ABTB Wharf Rats boaters’ group, and prizes were donated by Short’s Marine. This year’s winners are John Brzoska, largest and second-largest flounder; Anthony Damiani, third-largest flounder; and Natalie Sacharok, junior angler. Despite the rain and wind, the Fish Fest was a great success. Shown are (l-r) Damiani, ...

Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
LOS ANGELES — Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Hotel closing after 2 years
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City’s 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its h

Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:14:00 EDT
Sleepy contests here belie big fights nationally

With little competition at home, lawmakers from Maryland are traveling farther down the campaign trail this year to influence the midterm elections.

O’s win offensive onslaught
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles and Minnesota Twins kept circling the bases at a dizzying rate, until finally the barrage ended with numbers that resembled a slow-pitch softball game.

Terps running back Wes Brown ‘looked good’ against James Madison
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:21:00 EDT
COLLEGE PARK -- As early as the first week of preseason practice, Maryland running backs coach Andre Powell made a prediction about sophomore running back Wes Brown.

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