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Divots: Wild WACO final round ends with Crabtree’s first victory
Herald-Mail.com / Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:01:00 -0400
Ryan Crabtree became the 18th first-time winner in the 34-year history of the WACO Championship, and he still can’t believe it happened.

New guidelines issued for treating and identifying high blood pressure in children
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:05:00 PDT

New guidelines released Monday may make it easier for healthcare providers to screen and manage high blood pressure in children.

The new clinical practice guidelines, developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, is the first update on this subject in 13 years and sheds new light on defining...


Baltimore’s Donnell Whittenburg finishes third in U.S. gymnastics championships
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:25:00 PDT

Yul Moldauer is a grease monkey at heart. There's something about having a tool in his hands and a problem to solve that speaks to him, a hobby he picked up from his father while growing up in Colorado.

So when the pressure rises at a gymnastics meet, Moldauer goes to what he calls his “peace zone.”...


Orioles minor league report: Hunter Harvey impressive in second start with IronBirds
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:15:00 PDT

Triple-A Norfolk

Left-hander Jayson Aquino pitched six scoreless innings Wednesday for his first quality start since July 25. That’s not to say the 24-year-old has been bad. He has allowed more than three runs just once in his past nine games, including his spot start for the Orioles on July 5....


BEST POSITIONS FOR THE PORTERS?
Herald-Mail.com / Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:00:00 -0400
COMMENTS/QUESTION: Reading and listening to national coverage, it seems analysts are saying that Mizzou's two best players, Michael (No. 1 above) and Jontay Porters, would be best suited to play at the 4 and 5 in college, to take advantage…

NBA looking into Pacers’ allegations that Lakers tampered with Paul George
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:00:00 PDT

The Lakers are being investigated by the NBA over allegations of tampering with All-Star forward Paul George that were brought forward by the Indiana Pacers, the NBA announced Sunday.

The investigation, which has been going on since May, stemmed from comments Magic Johnson made on “Jimmy Kimmel...


From welfare checks to a $100-million payday, Conor McGregor’s road to stardom
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:35:00 PDT

Conor McGregor’s infectious enthusiasm for fighting is seen in a flurry of boastful moments, but the heights he’s reached inside the UFC octagon are rooted in a sober, analytic and sometimes even dark private place.

“I’ve seen difficult times. I know what that’s like. I learned from when I’ve lost...


Josh Doctson, Ryan Anderson dress vs. Packers
WashingtonTimes.com / Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:58:18 -0400

LANDOVER — Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson and linebacker Ryan Anderson exited the tunnel at FedEx Field dressed in full uniform for Saturday's game against the Green Bay Packers.

Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Thursday that Doctson and Anderson would be game-time decisions after dealing with injuries. The two both ...


Jay Gruden squads too often look unprepared
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:20:12 -0400

"You know, we're a work in progress, no question about it."

— Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden after his first team struggled for the second straight preseason game in a 21-17 loss to the Green Bay Packers Saturday night at FedEx Field.

ANALYSIS/OPINION

So what were all those ...


Rodgers looks good, Cousins not so much
Herald-Mail.com / Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:59:00 -0400
Aaron Rodgers made a surprise start and looked to be in midseason form, while Kirk Cousins and the rest of Washington's first-team offense sputtered in the Green Bay's 21-17 exhibition victory Saturday night.

Former Ravens WR Anquan Boldin retires less than two weeks after signing with Bills
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:15:00 PDT

Wide receiver Anquan Boldin, whose accomplished 14-year NFL career included a starring role in the Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVII victory, has decided to retire, he told ESPN.

Boldin’s decision comes less than two weeks after he signed with the Buffalo Bills. In a statement to ESPN, Boldin said he feels...


DO TIGERS HAVE A PASS RUSH OR NOT?
Herald-Mail.com / Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:00:00 -0400
QUESTION: While its exciting to hear about how Akial Byers is so athletic and versatile that he can line up on the edge, it makes me wonder if the pass rush is going to be lacking. What is your impression…

Congressional candidate calls for Talbot Boys removal
StarDem.com / Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400
First District Democratic congressional candidate Mike Pullen assembled with a group of protesters on the Talbot County Courthouse lawn Thursday evening, Aug. 17, to call for the immediate removal of the Confederate Talbot Boys statue.

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